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Tuesday, 2013 Apr 30th

District seeks to develop “global citizens”

The softball team swept Chelsea, the baseball team split with the Bulldogs, and the water polo team fell to Skyline.

According to city leaders, the tax hike would cost the owner of the average home about $66 a year.

Monday, 2013 Apr 29th

Saturday's E-Waste Recycling Event, sponsored by the Saline Environmental Commission and Fifth Corner Teen Center, was a "smashing success," according to organizers.

Volunteers helped unload nearly two semi truck trailers worth of old printers, televisions, phonex, computers and other unwanted, broken and obsolete electronics.

"It was one of our most successful events," said David Rhoads, Saline City Council's liaison to the environmental commission and member of the 5th Corner Board. Rhoads estimated that nearly 39,000 pounds of electronic waste was collected.

The teams need to raise $10,000 by May 17 to cover the cost of attending the Global Finals Tournament.

The Saline High School team finished in the top 10 for the fifth straight year.

The Lady Hornets’ first loss of the season was a heartbreaker. Varsity softball coach Alicia Seegert said that might not be a bad thing.

Saline won three games at its own tournament Saturday before falling 3-2 to Monroe in a game decided by a controversial play at the plate with two outs in the bottom of the seventh.

After losing 10-0, Saline bounced back for 10-2 win.

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.

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