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Tuesday, 2012 Sep 04th

Lucas Allen scored six times to pace Saline.

Alfred W. Gross, age 74, died on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 at the Saline Evangelical Home after a two year battle with cancer.

Al was born on Oct. 25, 1937 in Oakpark, Ill., the son of Waldo and Esther (Hertler) Gross. On July 25, 1959 in Bridgewater, he married Janice D. Westphal and she survives. During his life Al served in the United States Army (infantry), had a 35 year career as a local 190 Union plumber, and was city plumbing inspector for many years. He enjoyed fishing, bowling, golfing, playing pool at the Senior Center, and playing cards with family and friends.

Obituaries

 

Money Stolen from Mac’s

The co-owner of Mac’s Acadian Seafood Shack reported a subtantial amount of cash was stolen from the restaurant. On Monday, the owner noticed the money missing from a locked area in the restaurant. An investigation of scene showed all exterior doors and windows to were secured.

Police Track Down Stolen Bike

Saline Police tracked down a stolen bike and returned it to its owner Aug. 31.

Police & Fire

The project was expected to cost $730,000.

Schools

Labor Day has come and gone. That means summer's over. School is in session.

And the 2012 election races are heating up. So here are a few notes from the campaign trail.

Monday, 2012 Sep 03rd

Keeping government accountable involves more than voting every so often.

The Saline Post invites you to help us pose questions to candidates seeking various local options. We’re finalizing our questions but send in your question and if the issue isn’t already covered, we’ll find a way to get your answer. Your question could provide the answer that change's someone else vote. A year from now, maybe it will be your question that reminds someone in office about a promise that needs to be kept.

Saturday, 2012 Sep 01st

Here are more winners from the livestock shows at the Saline Community Fair.

Saturday's events features the Children's Parade (at noon),  the Cottonwood Cloggers (at 6:30 p.m.) and more.

Here's the full schedule

 

Tyler Palka threw four touchdown passes to lead Saline past Ypsilanti and to a 2-0 start.

Sports

Friday, 2012 Aug 31st

Saline's varsity football team improved to 2-0 this season.

Funeral services will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Saline on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 11 a.m.

Obituaries

Bling Thing Still Selling Online

Anne Brandon may have closed her doors in Michigan Avenue. But she sells are her fun clothing and accessories online at www.theblingthing.com. Here's a video of Brandon talking about a big white feather ball. You can fin Bling Thing on Facebook by clicking here.

Shopping

Here is your Saline High School sports update for Aug. 31, 2012.

Saline's volleyball team capped off a busy week by winning two of three games at the Milford Quad Thursday.

Saline fell to Lakeland 20-25, 25-20, 23-25 and 16-25 but rebounded to beat Milford 25-12, 25-20 and 25-20, and Ann Arbor Huron, 25-18 and 25-17.

"We have had a grueling week.  And I'm really proud of the way the team has responded, going 11-3, in our last three competitions," said head coach Lisa Shea. "We still have plenty to work on to get better. But this is a good team and I think they are starting to know and feel it."

 

It was good, old fashion family fun at the Weber-Blaess One Room School last Sunday.

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People gathered for the annual Old Fashion Ice Cream Social. Volunteers served up ice cream from Mickey's and hot dogs grilled by the Saline Area Fire Department. Young Olivia Helmer, she of the Braun and Helmer Auction Service, helped raise money for school house programming by auctioning off lunch with school officials and ice cream with city councillor Brian Marl.

Thursday, 2012 Aug 30th

Here's a photo gallery of the final events at Wednesday's Ag Olympics.

Thursday was Preschool Day at the Saline Community Fair. The Saline Post was at the fair to take pictures of kids touring the Saline Area Fire Department fire trucks and Huron Valley Ambulance vehicles, playing games, making crafts, meeting with baby animals and having a good time.

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The Saline Community Fair continues Friday with Ladies Day.

Visit www.salinefair.org for more information.

The Saline High School girls swim and dive team opened its season by winning the Huron Relays at Ann Arbor Huron High School Thursday.

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Saline, who finished second in the state last season after two straight state championships, battled against many of its SEC rivals at the Huron Relays. The Hornets finished first with 448 points. Skyline was second with 350 points.

The Saline Community Fair continues Thursday at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds.

Thursday is Preschool Day at the fair. Admission is $5 for kids 2 and up from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Youngsters can ride on the Preschool/Toddler rides in the midway from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at no extra charge.

Regular admission price of $7 begins at 2 p.m. After 2 p.m., all rides are $1.

Here is the schedule of events for Thursday.

Community News

Wednesday, 2012 Aug 29th

With distribution deals with major grocers like Meijer and Busch's, the Spotted Winery is producing 3,000 cases of wine each year and growing.

Shopping

The Saline Community Fair is in full swing.

Send your club pictures from the fair to tran@thesalinepost.com.

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