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Thursday, 2013 Apr 18th

 

BATON ROUGE, LA (readMedia)-- Four students from Saline were granted an achievement for being inducted into Phi Kappa Phi at The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi:

TROY (readMedia)-- Steven Towell of Saline, MI, was a summer 2012 graduate who graduated from Walsh College on September 12, 2012, with a Master of Science in Information Assurance degree.

Southeast Michigan's Walsh College (walshcollege.edu), a private, non-profit all-business college that is one of Michigan's largest graduate schools of business, integrates application and theory to prepare graduates for successful careers.

The Saline High School boys track and field team improved to 2-0 in the SEC red with a 109-28 victory over Bedford Tuesday.

Here are Saline's top performers.

 

Wednesday, 2013 Apr 17th

 

The Saline High School girls’ track team won its second straight SEC Red meet Tuesday at Bedford, 111-26.

Here are the top performers:

Moms can rent tables at the show for $20.

Tuesday, 2013 Apr 16th

The first team captains meeting for the Saline Relay for Life takes place at 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 17 at Brecon Village.

The meeting is open to representatives of teams that have already registered to take part in this year's local fight against cancer. The meeting is also open to anyone thinking about entering a team in the Relay for Live event, which takes place June 29-30 at Crabtree Field behind Liberty School.

Saline's varsity girls tennis team defeated Detroit Country Day 5-3.

The city will try to negotiate a lower rate with Swisher Commercial or move on to a new firm after Monday's vote.

 

When it comes to the Saline City Council budget, the sky is not falling, says Saline City Councilor Lee Bourgoin.

At Monday night’s pre-meeting workshop on the city budget, Bourgoin said the city has money hidden in several line items, though not deceptively, that can help tax increases. He also said the city can improve its position with other revenue enhancements and cuts.

Allison Collins aims to put a new flag in every Saline Area Schools classroom.

A plan announced by Democrats Monday would repeal the pension tax and restore the child deduction and homestead property tax credit.

Lacrosse Team Falls to 3-3

The Saline varsity lacrosse team was defeated by South Lyon, 12-3. Saline fell to 3-3 on the season. Saline hosts Huron Friday night at 7 p.m. The junior varsity team improved to 6-0 with a 7-3 win over South Lyon. Saline's freshman team lost 7-4 to Walled Lake Central's junior varsity team.

Softball Team Opens With Doubleheader Sweep

The Saline varsity softball team opened the 2013 season by sweeping their hosts from Tecumseh, 4-3 and 8-3.

Saline lost the opener 10-0 and was down 4-1 in the second game before battling back for the split in a matchup of two of Michigan's top baseball teams.

Monday, 2013 Apr 15th

Friday was a morning for family fun at the Saline Area Fire Department firehouse.

The annual Firehouse Friday open house, sponsored by W4 Country radio host Brian "Bubba" Cowan and Key Bank, featured a free breakfast, tours of the fire engines, crafts, visits from Saline Community Fair calves, and a chance for kids to meet the local firefighters.

"We love Firehouse Fridays. It's nice to bring the families down before school and let the kids get a chance to see the fire department and all our gear and equipment," Fire Chief Craig Hoeft said.

Sunday, 2013 Apr 14th

The new all-terrain vehicle should help the fire department battle field fires and brush fires and give the department more agility when it comes to off-road rescues.

The downtown Saline business has been making people look their best for 25 years.

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