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Saturday, 2014 Jan 18th

The Hornets got hot in the third quarter and gained the lead, momentarily. But Skyline took over with a 10-0 run to start the fourth. The Eagles won 54-36.

Friday, 2014 Jan 17th

Virtues was inspired by playwright Catherine Zudak’s experience of working at Borders bookstore in Ann Arbor and the strike that took place there about 10 years ago.

Saline's swim and dive athletes have the unenviable task of swimming in the wake of the most successful group of athletes in school history. And while no school or state records are in immediate jeopardy, this year's team is finding its own way to make its mark.

Thursday, 2014 Jan 16th

After 17 years of business, Mac's Acadian Seafood Shack in downtown Saline is closing its kitchen for a couple weeks as the prominent restaurant undergoes a major remodeling.

There were no injuries at High Point School in Scio Township after a heating unit in a temporary building caught fire.

The family commitment to conservation is shown in many ways. For example, about 10 acres of their land is set aside from April to September for nesting birds. This land also borders a creek on the farm providing a buffer or “filter strip” to prevent runoff of soil or chemicals into the creek.

One of the most important keys to success is having the discipline to do what you know you should do, even when you do not feel like doing it.

Jean Bondie began working with the Saline Police Department as a dispatcher in November of 1992. Her 21 years of public service came to a close Wednesday, when she completed her last day on the job. The department will honor Bondie with a retirement open house from noon to 2 p.m., Thursday, in the city council chambers at City Hall.

Wednesday, 2014 Jan 15th

The Snowman Building Champion of the Free World will be held at Henne Field, from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25. Saline won the last competition, held in 2011, by building 482 snowmen in two hours.

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream to it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
-Swami Vivekananda
You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart.

Erik Jacobsen, moments after hitting a three-pointer to give his team a chance, rimmed out a floater at the buzzer as Saline fell to Dexter, 52-50, in a thriller at Saline High School Tuesday. Saline squandered a 25-7 second quarter lead.

After letting a 10-point lead slip away, the Lady Hornets found themselves down by 10 points in the fourth quarter. Saline battled all the way back but lost on a shot with 1.5 seconds left.

After outscoring their opponents 18-1 in the last two games, Saline engaged in a hard-fought battle against Allen Park Tuesday, falling 2-0.

Tuesday, 2014 Jan 14th

David Holden was elected president, Craig Hoeft was elected vice-president, and Paul Hynek was elected secretary of the Saline Board of Education.

Apples, apple cider, carrots, greens, potatoes, squash, and onions are just a few of the veggies and fruit that are available are the Saline Farmers Market along with delicious baked goods, maple syrup, honey, meat, popcorn, coffee, cheese, handcrafted items...and the list goes on and on. No matter the weather, the vendors are there and open for business each Saturday from 9am-noon at Liberty School, 7265 Saline Ann Arbor Road.

The typical residential homeowner will see quarterly bills increase about 5 percent to $199 in 2014. The rates are based on a study by TetraTech, which calls for further increases in each of the next three years, up to $227.50 a quarter by 2017.

Mayor Marl said he's reached out to Saint Joseph Mercy Health System officials and hopes they will address council with plans for the facility. Councilor Rhoads wants to know what can be done to preserve what's left of the 54-year-old community hospital. Meanwhile, other entities are interested may be interested in some form of health services at the facility, the Mayor said.

"Promise Yourself"
To be so strong that nothing
can disturb your peace of mind.
To talk health, happiness, and prosperity
to every person you meet.

To make all your friends feel
that there is something in them
To look at the sunny side of everything
and make your optimism come true.

To think only the best, to work only for the best,
and to expect only the best.
To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others
as you are about your own.

Saline defeated Skyline 6-1 at Yost Arena Monday. The Hornets have outscored opponents 18-1 in their last two outings.