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Saturday, 2012 Oct 06th

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home in Saline.


Here are images from 2012 Saline High School Homecoming.

On Homecoming Night, the Saline Hornets clinched a playoff berth with a 41-0 victory over Ann Arbor Huron.

Saline improved to 6-1 overall and 4-1 in the SEC Red. Monroe defeated Pioneer Friday, creating a three-way tie between Saline, Pioneer and Monroe for first place in the conference.

Saline travels to Skyline Friday and closes the regular season home to Novi the next week.

Thursday, 2012 Oct 04th

Some say city services are to the bone and there's nothing left to cut. Are tax increases the answer?


Today we ask Saline City Council candidates about city services and taxes that fund them,

There are three open seats on Saline City Council in the November election. Incumbents David Rhoads and Dean Girbach are seeking re-election. Lee Bourgoin, the city’s former finance director, is also on the ballot.

The Saline Post sent questions to all three candidates. Rhoads and Girbach supplied answers while Bourgoin did not.

Here is today's question.


The leases will allow Mangiamo Italian Grill and Brecon Grille to have outdoor seating in the alley behind their restaurants.


Monday's Saline Community Jam, which is aimed at building awareness around bullying, is moving indoors.


The move will allow people to also visit the Foundation for Saline Area Schools' open house, which also takes place at Saline Middle School.


Wednesday, 2012 Oct 03rd

Mayoral candidates Brian Marl and Glenn Law talk about the three biggest issues facing the city.


Today, Saline City Council candidates talk about the three biggest issues facing the city.


Rep. Mark Ouimet talks about the Implementation of tax reforms that are beginning to take effect, including a slightly lower income tax rate.



There were no serious injuries in a peculiar car crash and fire on South Maple Road in Saline Township Tuesday afternoon.

At about 4 p.m., the Saline Area Fire Department was dispatched to the site of a car fire on South Maple Road near Saline-Milan Road. Firefighters found a vehicle fully engulfed in flames. While putting out the fire, firefighters noticed the front of the vehicle was damaged and airbags were deployed, said Saline Fire Chief Craig Hoeft.  It appeared the vehicle had struck a tree, Hoeft said.

But what the firefighters couldn’t find was a driver.

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The Friends of the Celtic Festival was able to bank more than $8,000 after paying the city $10,000 to ensure the festival broke even.


Tuesday, 2012 Oct 02nd

Emily White shot a 77 to help Saline to a solid seventh place finish at the Suntel Invitational at the Birmingham Country Club Monday.

The Lady Hornets golf club came in with a score of 360 to place seventh in a field that included many of the state's top teams. Grosse Pointe South won the tournament with a score of 332.

White's score of 77 tied her for third overall. Freshman Samantha Kellstrom continued her stellar play with a score of 84. Stacy Cruz shot a 97 and Louisa Antonelli shot a 102 to complete the Hornets scoring.


The Lady Hornets improved to 7-2 in the SEC.


The city purchased the Karpenski property in 2011 for $100,000.



A 44-year-old Manitou Beach man was transported to hospital after his motorcycle was struck Sept. 26.

Just after 5 p.m., an eastbound Mercury Sable driven by a 74-year-old Milan woman turned left into the Busch’s parking lot when it struck a westbound motorcycle

The motorcyclist did not have time to avoid the crash, according to a Saline Police report.

He was separated from his motorcycle and transported to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital by Huron Valley Ambulance. The woman was cited for failure to yield.

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Today's Question for Mayoral Candidates Brian Marl and Glenn Law is, what principles and beliefs guide you in public service?


Today we ask Saline City Council candidates which principles and beliefs guide their public service.


The Saline Rec Center needs certified lifeguards who available to start immediately.

Shifts are available mornings, days, evenings and weekends. Applications can be downloaded from Applicants can also ontact Stephanie Ferguson at by calling 734-429-3502 ext. 2511.

Applicants must be American Red Cross Lifeguard certified.