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Thursday, 2018 Aug 23rd

In a tough Divisional matchup Wednesday night, Saline battled Dexter to a 3-2 win. The Hornets scored two second half goals to secure the win. Senior captain Devin Reilly knocked in the game winner with 8 minutes left in the game on a reverse chip shot that went high over the goalkeeper.

Sports

David Michael Gilbert, age 72, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the StoryPoint Assisted Living Facility in Saline.

He was born on August 22, 1945 in New York, New York, the son of Harvey and Mary (Goldman) Gilbert.

Obituaries

Wednesday, 2018 Aug 22nd

Recent Saline High School graduate Amanda Coy was crowned Miss Lake Michigan Sunday Aug. 19 in Taylor.

She will represent the downriver area next June in Muskegon at the Miss Michigan Pageant, part of the Miss America Scholarship Competition. Coy was also the recipient of the Talent and Community Service Awards. Her Saline Twirlettes teammate Sabrina Beiring also won the Talent Award and was named Miss Lake Michigan Outstanding Teen. Sabrina is a junior at Grass Lake. 

Community

Saline City Council has a decision to make.

Monday night, at its work meeting, council heard presentations from two parties interested in developing vacant East Michigan Avenue property currently owned by the city.

Government

Tuesday, 2018 Aug 21st

Stop by the FFA Dunk Tank at the Saline Community Fair and take a chance at dunking your favorite celebrity while raising money for the Saline Future Farmers.

The following local celebrities have committed to be sitting in the FFA Dunk Tank at the Saline Community Fair:

Cost/Donation is:
2 Throws for $1.00
12 Throws for $5.00
Get 2 dunks or more out of 12 throws and win a special prize while supplies last. Limit 1 prize per day.

The City of Saline has a new assessor.

Government

The City of Saline has renewed the Rec Center’s vending service agreement with the Saline Area Schools District for three years.

Government

The City of Saline is co-sponsoring a Washtenaw County Cleanup Day event, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 29, at the Thomson Reuters office complex at 6300 Interfirst Drive, at the corner of State and Textile roads.

Be Green

Monday, 2018 Aug 20th

Saline, MI— August 20, 2018 — Saline Area Youth Baseball & Softball Organization welcomes the 2018-19 board.

Sports

The 2018 fall season will be a learn-as-you-go proposition for the Saline cross country teams.

Sports

Sunday, 2018 Aug 19th

The Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social takes place from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, at the Weber-Blaess One Room School House at 550 Woodland Drive.

Schools

Brian T. Coughlin, son of John and Margaret Coughlin, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018. He is survived by his son Patrick D. Coughlin (Gina), son Michael E. Coughlin (Marie), brother Sean Coughlin (Sherri), and brother Barry Coughlin (Virginia).

Obituaries

Marjorie Lula (Reasy) Gilroy, of Lemmon, South Dakota, passed away peacefully at age 91 on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in Saline, Michigan.

She was born on January 9, 1927 in Zap, North Dakota, to the late Marie Burrows Reasy and the late Ross M Reasy.

She was an agent/broker in the Real estate industry until retiring in 1988. Marjorie was the beloved wife of the late Leo J. "Bud" Gilroy. She was preceded in death by her son, Fr. Gregory J. Gilroy; brothers, Ross Reasy, Charles Reasy, and Donald Reasy; and sisters, Frances Evans and Irma Beebe.

Obituaries

Friday, 2018 Aug 17th

It’s back-to-school season. Parents are shopping for clothes and supplies and electronics. Teachers are updating their classrooms and working on lesson plans. And on Friday, transportation employees from Saline, Dexter, Manchester and Ann Arbor Greenhills spent eight hours preparing for the school year.

Schools
Veteran William Law and his granddaughter Mary Alice Truitt outside Law's Saline home.

When two raccoons crashed through the ceiling of his home, William Law of Saline knew it was time to get a new roof. Thanks to collaboration between Owens Corning and Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley, Law now has a new roof, free of charge.

Community News

Thursday, 2018 Aug 16th

Saline High School's chapter of National Honor Society is looking for donors at their blood drives on August 17th and 21st. Both blood drives are from 1-7 p.m. If you are interested in donating, go to redcrossblood.org and use donor code "salineschools". 

Schools

Tonight's Saline Hornet pep rally has been canceled due to rain in the forecast.

The event was scheduled for 6 p.m. at Henne Field. Rain is expected until 8 p.m..

There are no plans to reschedule the event.

As of 4 p.m., there has been no announcement regarding the Summer Music Series. The Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic play on North Ann Arbor Street at 7 p.m. The concert could be moved to the Fifth Corner Teen Center, located at Willis Road and South Ann Arbor Street.

Schools

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