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Thursday, 2019 Jun 20th

The 2019 Saline Community Fair is only two months away and the fair board and superintendents have been working hard to plan and prepare for this year’s fair which will be held August 28 through September 1, with pre fair activities on August 26 and 27 and rides only on September 2.

 

UAW Local 892 members may strike at the Saline Faurecia plant at 12:01 a.m., Friday.

The union has notified workers to be prepared to gather belongings and leave the plant.

 

Business

City planners appeared cool to a plan to rezone two properties, including the historic Hoyt-Ford schoolhouse, for a distillery and spirits business that would overlook Mill Pond.

Government

Wednesday, 2019 Jun 19th

Through weekly visits to people living with memory loss and dementia at EHM Senior Solutions' Brecon Village in Saline, University of Michigan Arts and Design students are helping residents break through loneliness and isolation with art activities and conversations.

Health

Salty Summer Sounds, an outdoor concert brought to you each week by Saline Main Street puts the limelight on 60s and 70s British pop performed by local rockers, The Invasion.

Known for playing the “toppermost of the poppermost,” The Invasion is Southeast Michigan’s premiere British Invasion cover band. Band members Bob, Ron, David and Donn were drawn together from a love of the music from the other side of the pond that came to us in the 1960s. All four members sing tight, well crafted harmonies.

Downtown Saline

The City of Saline's Environmental Commission and Schmerberg Law host a free shredding day at Saline City Hall Saturday.

City residents are invited to shred personal documents between 9 a.m. and noon, Saturday, at 100 N. Harris St.

Here's a list of documents residents might consider shredding:

Be Green

The Saline Area Schools Board of Education will hold a public hearing on next year's budget at 6 p.m. on June 25.

Board Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair Dennis Valenti reported to his board colleagues and the public at last week's meeting on the results of the last meeting of his committee the prior night on Monday June 10 and the news wasn't good.

Schools

Maximilian Wolf, age 80, of Saline, Michigan passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 16th, 2019 with his family by his side.

Obituaries

Tuesday, The Saline Post shared a "call for action," asking Salinians to provide help to Thorncrest Apartment residents who were to be granted a short window to enter their condemned apartments to retrieve personal belongings.

At least eight residents of the apartment complex were displaced when the roof collapsed at 266 Clark Street Saturday morning. The apartments were evacuated and closed to residents for precautionary reasons. Residents have not been able to re-enter the apartments to retrieve belongings.

Community

Of the Saline High School Class of 2019 there were 24 students who graduated with the distinction of the state of Michigan Biliteracy Seal.

Michigan is one of 27 states and the District of Columbia to offer the seal, which originated in California.

Students who earn the seal on their diploma must, in addition to meeting general graduation requirements for a high school diploma, must demonstrate "intermediate high" proficiency on world language assessments.

Schools

City of Saline residents will soon experience changes in the way they dispose of trash and recyclables.

At Monday’s meeting, Saline City Council approved a new five-year deal with Waste Management for solid waste and recycling service.

Government

Tuesday, 2019 Jun 18th

Three Saline residents teed off in the first round of the 108th Michigan Amateur Championship Tuesday played on North Course at Oakland Hills Country Club.

Mike Ignaskiak, the former Milwaukee Brewers pitcher who owns the Saline Dairy Queen, shot a four-over 74 and is tied for 51st.  Ian Martin is tied for 109th at 78. Rob Spears shot 80 and is tied for 129th.

Sports

Mary Lou Parker,89, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Saturday, June 15th at Parkview Randallia. Formerly of Saline Mich., Mary was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church.

parker mary.jpgShe is survived by her children, Edwin (Janet) Parker, Linda McDonnell, and Earl (Nancy) Parker, 8 grandchildren, 19 great grand children, 1 great great grandchild, brother Leonard Rowe.

Obituaries

Marlene Elizabeth Schroeder, age 85, went to be with the Lord on June 12, 2019. She married Raymond A. Schroeder on April 5, 1952; he preceded her in death on April 4, 1992.

Obituaries

Saline City Council appointed Greg Marker, of OHM Advisors, to serve as the City of Saline’s Dangerous Building Hearing Officer.

Monday, 2019 Jun 17th

Three more potential candidates for Saline City Council have pulled nominating petitions.

Jeffrey Shier and Kevin Camero-Sulak pulled nominating petitions last week, according to City Clerk Terri Royal. Immediately following Monday's city council meeting, James Dell'Orco pulled a petition.

They join incumbent Jack Ceo, who confirmed last week he was seeking re-election to council, and Brian Cassise, who has also pulled a nominating petition.

Incumbents Linda TerHaar and Heidi McClelland have not yet announced their intentions.

Government

When Ricky Skaggs and his band Kentucky Thunder play a concert, there's rarely an opening act. After all, when you are a member of the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame with 15 GRAMMY® awards under your belt, you really don't need anyone to warm up the crowd for you.

Sunday, 2019 Jun 16th

 

A Rosie the Riveter Memorial Garden was dedicated this week at Mill Pond Manor in honor of two of its residents.

Community News

The Saline Alumni Association 128th Annual Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019 in the Saline High School Commons.  Tickets are $20.00 per person and can be purchased through the Community Education Office in Liberty School (M-F, 8am – 4:15pm) or contact John Heller at (734) 323-4545.  Tickets can also be purchased at Saline High School the night of the event, using credit card, cash or a check made out to Saline Area Schools.

Though the banquet will feature the 50th reunion of the SHS Class of 1969, graduates from all decades are encouraged to attend.

Schools

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