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Sunday, 2013 Apr 28th

Hill leaves May 10 to become office manager for Linden Square assisted living center.

The Saline Fiddlers are raising money for a summer trip to the UK. While there, they'll visit Saline's sister city, Brecon, Wales.


Saline High School students Justin Sly and Joseph Strobbe took home top honors in the written exam of the Michigan state final of the annual Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition, held last week at the Macomb Community College Expo Center in Warren. 

Their instructor is Tim Timoszyk.

The teams competing today earned their places in the state contest by outscoring other Michigan high school teams during an Internet-based exam in February.

Saturday, 2013 Apr 27th

Tune in to 1290 WLBY this Wednesday, May 1st, at 8:00 am for the Lucy Ann Lance Radio Show. Art Trapp, Executive Director of the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce, has invited me as his guest for Lucy Ann Lance's Business Insider. Listen in to learn more about the Girl Scout Gold Award, how the project is going, and my inspiration for this project, the Mackinac Island Governor's Honor Guard.  


The prescription drug take-back initiative takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Saline Police Department.

If your closet is filled with old computers, phones, wires and electronics you'll never use again, drop it off at City Hall from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Be Green

The distance runners, hurdlers and relay teams helped Saline win the track meet with ease.


East Kentwood edged Saline in boys track and field action at the Jackson Invitation Meet Friday.

East Kentwood finished with 131.5 points to Saline’s 127. Novi was third with 65.

Highlights of the day include Ryan Gauche’s victory in the 400, Andrew Kitto, Anthony Lamus and Grant Praschan going 1-2-3 in the 1600,  John Smutny’s victory in shot put,  Kaj Althaus and Vincent Olsen going 1-2 in pole vault, and Matthew Elms, Gauch, Ryan Wilkie and Brian Diefenbach winning in the 3200 relay.

Friday, 2013 Apr 26th

Pioneer scored four straight in the second quarter to pull away from a Saline team that looked much better in the second meeting of the rivals. Tommy Hickey scored 4 for Saline.

The following reports are from Saline Police Department Records

Saline Area Schools will begin teaching Spanish in its three K-3 elementary schools starting next fall.

Assistant Superintendent Steve Laatsch made the announcement at the Foundation for Saline Area Schools spring reception held Thursday evening at Stone Arch Arts & Events.

Saline Planning Commission voted to recommend the site plans for a new Subway Restaurant and renovations for Robison Bahnmiller Funeral Home at Wednesday's meeting, according to Saline Assistant Clerk Connie DeHaan.


Hanuman Properties LLC and Saline Plaza Limited Partnership are planning a 2,103 square foot Subway Restaurant with a drive-thru at 1010 E. Michigan Ave., which would be located near the Reinhart Realtor building. Subway has restaurants at 703 W. Michigan Ave. and 7025 E. Michigan Ave.

Katie Alexander hit a grand slam and the Hornets got great pitching from Kristina Zalewski and Laura Vaccaro.

Thursday, 2013 Apr 25th

Caitlin Ellis, Taylor Mulder and Becky Sulkowski each scored twice for Saline's varsity soccer team, which is now over .500.

John Smutny continued his strong season, winning both the discus and the shot put.

Quenee Dale and Randi Bennett were double winners for Saline.

Michigan State Trooper Sgt. Mark Thompson shares tips about road safety.

DEXTER — State Representative Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline) will host a town hall meeting on Monday, April 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dexter Library, 3255 Alpine St. in Dexter.

Representatives from the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Washtenaw County Road Commission and the Washtenaw Area Transportation Study will give presentations on possible road funding plans, upcoming construction projects and the long-range transportation plan for the county. Afterward, residents can take part in a question-and-answer session and informal discussion with the presenters.