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Thursday, 2013 Nov 14th

If you are curious about what activities are happening at the Rec Center for November and December....this is a must see video!

http://vimeo.com/79296736

Thanks to Chase Stanton and Cable 18 for creating this video.

The following news items are from Tuesday's Saline Area Schools Board of Education meeting.

Active Shooter Training

The school district continues to work with local law enforcement on safety training called ALICE (Active, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate).

The training on Tuesday did involve blanks being fired in the school building, Superintendent Scot Graden said. Students were informed before hand.

Wednesday, 2013 Nov 13th

Saline Alive, a community group dedicated to promoting mental health of Saline Area Schools students, was recognized at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting. The Michigan Association of Schools Boards recognized the school district's five-year partnership with Saline Alive with an Educational Excellence award in the area of Health, Wellness and Safety.

The numbers show that nearly $2,7 million in new revenues and cost cutting helped the school district increase its fund balance after three years of declining. The district's fund balance is still far below state average, however.

An athlete and a scholar, Saline High School senior Amelia Wittig plans to study the humanities in college and is considering a career in law.

The Saline Area Chamber of Commerce and John Busch invite the community to attend a the grand re-opening celebration at Busch's Fresh Food Market, Friday-Sunday.

With the Grand Re-Opening of the Saline Busch’s happening this weekend, the grocery store wants to introduce you to their Grocery “Center Store” Manager, Jason Harrington.

Tuesday, 2013 Nov 12th

Saline Area Historical Society has donated 2,465 pounds of fresh vegetables from the Rentschler Farm garden to Food Gatherers.

A simple rule in dealing with those who are hard to get along with is to remember that this person is striving to assert his superiority; and you must deal with him from that point of view.
-Alfred Adler
 
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A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.

The soon-to-open Detroit Dog Co. draws inspiration from Chicago-style restaurants, but with Michigan-made ingredients, reclaimed urban decor, Faygo pop and "Boblo Island Dogs," Saline's new restaurant is all Detroit at heart.

Monday, 2013 Nov 11th

Chief Hrinik talked with the owners of the downtown pizzeria and with other businesses to find a way to handle deliveries while giving the pizzeria the opportunity to have outdoor lunchtime seating.

Saline City Council gave the thumbs up to Ethan Savage's plan for a new map, trail markers and benches at Wilderness Park.

The career fair was designed to open students' eyes to possibilities for for future careers.

Acoustic Routes Concerts announced today that Grammy-winner Al Petteway & Amy White and virtuoso ragtime guitarist Dakota Dave Hull will headline BREAKFEST 2014, the fifth annual benefit concert for the Breakfast at St. Andrew’s daily meal program. Joining them are special guests Jake & Mary, an aspiring a singer-songwriter duet that formed in the choirs of Saline High School.

While only one day of the year is dedicated solely to honoring our veterans, Americans must never forget the sacrifices that many of our fellow countrymen have made to defend our country and protect our freedoms.
-Randy Neugebauer
 
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Sunday, 2013 Nov 10th

Want a new experience this holiday season? Step back in time to the 1930s to experience Christmas on the Rentschler Farm The annual event, hosted by volunteers from the Saline Area Historical Society, takes place Dec. 14-15.

Residents and visitors will notice a new addition to the scenery on Michigan Avenue as they drive by the Pittsfield Township Hall this fall. Standing at 10 feet tall, the newly installed marigold glass mosaic sculpture kicks off Pittsfield’s public art program that envisions promoting public gathering spaces with art serving as a means to engage and celebrate our community.

The Saline High School Drama Club will present its fall production, The Miracle Worker, at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 15 and 16, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 17 in the Ellen A Ewing Performing Arts Center at Saline High School.

The Saline community's conversation about bullying continues Sunday evening at Holy Faith Church, 6299 Ann Arbor-Saline Road.

Saline Alive, a community committee which works to promote the mental wellness of all Saline students, hosts the discussion 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month. The discussion is facilitated by Pastor Ian Reed Twiss and Dr. Smita Nagpal, a psychologist from Still Waters Counseling.

Saturday, 2013 Nov 09th

Kate Rogers, Alex McPherson and Amy Stevens posted individual victories and the 400 freestyle relay team had a great swim to close the SEC Red swim and dive meet at Huron Saturday.

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