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Wednesday, 2013 Apr 10th

Here’s a quick recap of Tuesday night’s Saline Area Schools Board of Education meeting.

No Decision on Pay to Play

Superintendent Scot Graden recommended that the board not change pay-to-participate fees for student athletics in a motion that also abolished the $40 club/activity fee.

School board, however, voted 4-3 to separate the two items and make the Pay-to-Participate fee a discussion item.

Tuesday, 2013 Apr 09th

Thrower John Smutny was a double winner for Saline, taking the shot and discus.

The Saline girls track and field team kicked of the SEC season with a 101-36 win over their rivals from Pioneer Tuesday at Saline High School.

All-State Junior Quenee' Dale won the 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash and 100 hurdles to pace the Hornets.

Wendy Szuminski was also a double-winner, taking the high jump and pole vault.

Dale won the 100 meter hurdles in 15.72 seconds. Saline senior Natalie Wysocki was second in 16.00.

Rep. Gretchen Driskell says Michigan women make $13,000 less than men, on average, and that the disparity in Michigan is worse than in other places in the country.

A 38-year-old Saline woman escaped serious injury when her vehicle rolled over on Willis Road in York Township early Tuesday afternoon.

The Saline Area Fire Department was dispatched to Willis Road, near Bishop Road, at approximately 12:20 p.m.

A woman driving a Chevy SUV lost control of her vehicle, went off the road and rolled her vehicle near a curve in the road. 

The woman declined to be taken to hospital by Huron Valley Ambulance.

A Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office Deputy was on the scene investigating the crash.


The Saline Are Schools Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Liberty School.

School board is expected to set pay to participate and activity fees. Currently, a $325 pay-to-play fee allows students to participate in recognized sports all threes. Students playing club sports are required to most of the cost associated with the sport.

School board batted around the issue at a recent study session there did not appear to be any support for making immediate or drastic changes to the policy.

Monday, 2013 Apr 08th

The lights are coming out of the trees in Downtown Saline, and it's going to cost $55,000 or so to put 50,000 new lights in the trees.

Saline Main Street has moved next to the Saline Downtown Diner.

People can recycle non-rechargeable batteries, cell phones, rechargeable batteries and ink cartridges at Saline City Hall.

The show will be staged April 19 through 28 at The Cherry Hill Village Theater in Canton.

Sunday, 2013 Apr 07th

A quick-thinking neighbor knocked down a small house fire in the River Ridge neighborhood Sunday evening.

The Saline Area Fire Department was dispatched to a Dundee Street home at 7:48 p.m. after several neighbors called 911 to report a house fire.

"By the time we got there the fire was out," Fire Chief Craig Hoeft said. 

Hoeft said a boy was playing with matches and caused a fire that spread to siding on a home. A neighbor with a garden hose put the fire out by the time firefighters arrived just six minutes after receiving the call.


Join  your Saline friends and family for a toe tapping and foot stomping good time! The 5th Corner Teen Center, Saline’s only student-driven safe space, is co-hosting a fundraising concert and farm event Sunday, May 19. Scio Church Stables is throwing open the gates and welcoming everyone to take in the country views while listening to the fancy-fiddling of the Saline Fiddlers.

Charles Bogren, an aide to U.S. Congressmen Tim Walberg, R-Tipton, told city council that Walberg was working to repeal Obamacare and weaken clean air and clean water regulations.

Trent Theisen drove in eight runs on the day for the Hornets, off to a 3-0 start

UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI (readMedia)-- Kristin Borger from Saline, Mich., has been named to the Dean's List at Saginaw Valley State University for the fall 2012 semester, along with 2,059 other students.

To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.4 or better.


MANCHESTER — State Representatives Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline), Jeff Irwin(D-Ann Arbor) and Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) held a press conference Friday in Manchester to report on the response Democrats received during their recent statewide, Real State of Our State Listening Tour. Driskell held a Listening Tour in her district on Feb. 25.

Saline High School to send Men’s and Women’s Varsity 8’s to the 18th Annual Lubber’s Cup Regatta. Crew team hopes to break ground on new home on Ford Lake.