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Saturday, 2019 Sep 07th

A return to Hornet Stadium brought sweet victory for the Saline varsity football team.

Saline defeated Brantford Assumption 61-0, the largest margin of victory since at least 1950 for a Hornet football team, and snapped a two-game losing skid that dated back to last season.


Saline set a varsity football team record with its 61-0 victory over Brantford Assumption Friday at Hornet Stadium. The 61-point margin of victory is the largest since 1950, according to Michigan-Football.com. The previous record was set Oct.


It was a busy and exciting week in Hornets varsity sports after school resumed following the Labor Day break. The best contest of the week? It had to be the Saline-Skyline varsity boys’ soccer contest.


Friday, 2019 Sep 06th

Pittsfield Township's Legacy Heights neighborhood will get an additional streetlight if the township board approves an agenda item at its meeting Sept. 11.

The new streetlight would be installed on Concerto Drive if the board authorizes the Supervisor and Clerk to enter into an agreement with DTE. It would be funded by an existing special assessment district.


The Saline varsity and junior varsity girls golf teams competed Sunday at the Washtenaw Golf Club.

Saline's varsity team lost to Bedford, 212-204. The Hornets picked up a win, by forfeit, over Ypsilanti, which had only one golfer.

The Hornets were led by Sophie Wood, who shot 46.

Kitty Eliason was second at 52, a stroke ahead of Katie Sloan. Izzy Chehadi shot 56 to complete the Hornet scoring. Mia Severance and Sam Richardson each shot 57. Brittany Roberts shot 59.


Thursday, 2019 Sep 05th

Saline Area Players announces their 2019-2020 season and it is an enchanted one! Our season will kick off this fall with our show “The Truthful Tall Tale” at the Rentschler Farm barn on October 6 at 1 and 3PM. Admission to the farm gives you access to the days’ activities including our show.

Arts & Entertainment

The Saline Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2019 Business Enterprise Awards now through Tuesday, October 1.  These coveted annual awards, now in their 24th year, will honor three Saline Chamber Member businesses who have exhibited exemplary business practices in the Saline area. There are three award categories:  Small Business of the Year (20 or fewer employees), Large Business of the Year (21 or more employees) and New Rising Star (Less then 2 years in SACC). The Bill Mangold Lifetime Achievement award is also presented at that time.

Chelsea defeated Saline, 5-3, in a closely contested varsity boys' match at Saline High School Wednesday afternoon.

Nathan Mah won his singles one flight, 6-0 and 6-0. In the third flight, Kandhan Nadarajah won 6-2 and 6-2.

Saline's other victory came in doubles two, where where Reed Recchia and Amod Telekar won their match.


Taybor Pepper, a member of the Saline High School class of 2012, is expected to play Sunday for the Miami Dolphins. Pepper, a long snapper, played four games for the Green Bay Packers in 2017 before suffering broken foot in campus, had spent camp with the New York Giants trying to unseat 13-year veteran Zac DeOssie. But Pepper, the son of Cam and Donna, was waived over the weekend.


Wednesday, 2019 Sep 04th

Audrey Mae Feuerbacher, age 89, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the Linden Square Assisted Living Facility in Saline.

She was born on September 4, 1929 in Ann Arbor, the daughter of Leslie E. and Neva B. (Clickner) Armbruster.

On January 4, 1947 in Saline, she married Eugene Feuerbacher, and he preceded her in death on December 12, 1999.


Tuesday, 2019 Sep 03rd

Bring in your Antiques and Art for Free Auction Evaluations and Verbal Appraisals!

We are happy to appraise your Art, Clocks and Watches, Silver, Art Pottery, Art Glass, Asian Art, Mid Century Modern items, Modern Art, Porcelain, Bronzes, Antique Firearms or Decorative Art items. Please bring photos of furniture or large items. Items will be accepted for our upcoming fall auction sales at this time.


The Saline-Lindenberg Friendship Committee hosts a German Evening dinner and entertainment event Friday, Sept. 13 at the Saline American Legion, at Mill Street and Michigan Avenue.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 7 p.m.

The menu includes sausages, Black Forest ham, spaetzle bake, red cabbage, hot German potato salad, fresh vegetables and dessert. The cost is $20 a person. 

Seating is limited. Reserve your place by calling 734-429-4063.



Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.

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Michael “Mike” Frederick Pogliano, age 79, passed away on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. He was born on April 8, 1940 in Bessemer Township, MI, the son of Secondo and Margaret (Bertorello) Pogliano.

On September 1, 1962 in Saxon, WI, he married Margaret “Peggy” Jarvela and she survives. Mike obtained his Bachelors Degree in Architecture from the University of Michigan. Mike was an Instructor at Washtenaw Community College for over 33 years and an Architect by trade designing residential homes, churches, and municipal buildings.


What Would Ben Franklin Say?

Bob Stark loves portraying Dr. Ben Franklin.

He'll do so again Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Saline District Library in the Brecon Room, as part of the Saline Area Historical Society's educational series.

Stark can portray Ben Franklin as an historian, an inventor, Ms Silence Dogood, a delegate to the 2nd Continental Congress, Richard Sanders (Poor Richard's Almanac) or ambassador to France. With the many hats that Mr. Franklin wore, he was comfortable with prince or pauper.

Monday, 2019 Sep 02nd

RunTough Prices Increase After Sept. 6

What better way to honor Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month than by participating in a fundraiser for the most lethal form, brain cancer?

Now in its sixth year, the annual RunTough for ChadTough 5K and 1M Fun Run will take place Saturday, September 28th at Saline High School.  This family friendly event brings together runners and volunteers, both locally and across the country, to raise money for pediatric brain cancer in honor of Chad Carr, who at the age of 5 lost his battle to an inoperable brain tumor.


Sunday, 2019 Sep 01st

John D. “Mac” McPherson, 87, of Saline, passed away peacefully on August 27, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

Mac was a man who enjoyed simple pleasures: the smile of a grandchild, fishing with a cold beer, a quick wit, slow BBQs, leisurely road trips along scenic byways, warm fires, and baking the best chocolate chip cookies around. He was a true gentleman and a man of deep faith who put his trust in God. He lived a full, humble, and generous life, and will be dearly missed.


Saturday, 2019 Aug 31st

It has been a great week at the 2019 fair!! Sunday, September 1 is Agriculture Day at the Saline Community Fair held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor- Saline Road. Agriculture Day is sponsored by The Andersons and starts off with Compact Tractor Pulling at 11 a.m.  The Taste of Ag will be held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.


A 17-year-old Saline Township boy is missing and anyone with information about his location is urged to call police.

Robert Weaver, a student at Saline Alternative High School, was seen at the Saline District Library around 2 p.m., Wednesday, according to his mother, Amy.

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Friday, 2019 Aug 30th

Saturday, August 31 is Heroes’ Day/Family Day and the day is sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions.  Military, Law Enforcement, Firefighters and other nominated heroes will be admitted free all day with credentials. The Heroes’ Day program begins at 11 a.m. and will include a light lunch and entertainment provided by ABC Sisters. A Pedal Pull for both youth and adults will be held at 2 p.m. and the Antique Tractor Pull and Farm Stock Tractor Pull and Truck Pull starts off the grandstand events at 9 a.m.