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Monday, 2012 Oct 01st

What's the hottest ticket in town? That's easy. The Fourth Annual Schools of Rock show sold 350 tickets in the first three hours Monday at Saline Community Education.

This year's event takes place at 8 p.m., Dec. 7 at Saline Middle School. Tickets are $10, which also includes admittance to the Saline Craft Show. Call 429.8020 or stop by Community Education to purchase tickets. Last year, people were turned away at the door because the middle school auditorium was at capacity.

Organizers of Saline Oktoberfest are seeking feedback about the event.

With beautiful weather and a wide variety of activities and events, Oktoberfest drew record crowds, according to organizers.

Take the survey here: http://apps.facebook.com/my-surveys/rmcw8b

We kick off our local election coverage with a question for Saline Mayoral candidates Brian Marl and Glenn Law.


Sunday, 2012 Sep 30th

Saline's Elianna Shwayder was the first Hornet over the finish line at the Coaching Legends meet Saturday, and four other Hornets were just 26 seconds behind her.



Here's news from the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce:

On Thursday, October 11 the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce will present the 2012 Business Enterprise Award to two exceptional area businesses, Stonebridge Golf Club and Iott Insurance Agency, Inc.  Recognition will also be given to Dianne Atwood, as she is presented with the Chamber’s Initiative Award.  The public is invited to join us in honoring the recipients at the gala awards dinner at Stonebridge Golf Club starting at 6:00 p.m.  Reservations are required by October 8th at a cost of $45 per person.


The Saline woman's quad team of Elizabeth Walsh, Alexis Wolff, Haley Pfeiffer and Gavin Gallagher rowed to gold in Grand Rapids.

Saturday, 2012 Sep 29th

Here is The Saline Post's photo gallery from Saturday at the 2012 Saline Oktoberfest and Harvest of the Arts.


Do you want something fun to do as a family?  Consider being in a play.  The Saline Area Players formed 40 years ago by a group of Saline families looking for a way to perform plays and find ways to involve the whole family.  This marks SAP's 40th anniversary season and we continue to have as one of our prime missions to provide quality entertainment for the whole family.  We have lots of opportunities for families this year.



Saturday's lineup is filled with fun along Ann Arbor Street, on both sides of Michigan Avenue.

With a 5-1 record, Saline can clinch a playoff berth next Friday during the annual Homecoming game.

If you’re going to get to the Saline Hornets, you better do it early. Because Hornet D downright stingy in the second half.

The impenetrable second half defense, a theme all season, held the host Monroe Trojans off the board as Saline won 20-13 Friday night. Saline is now 5-1 and 3-1 in the SEC. Monroe suffered its first loss of the season and fell to 5-1 and 3-1 in the SEC.

Saline can clinch a playoff berth Friday when the Hornets host Huron for Homecoming.


Friday, 2012 Sep 28th

Alice S. Tonks, age 98, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 at the Saline Evangelical Home.

She was born April 18, 1914 in Detroit, the daughter of Edward and Alma (Beutler) Tobler. She married Ray Tonks and he preceded her in death in 1965.

Survivors include her son, Gary (Dena) Tonks of Laughlin, NV, daughter, Dolores Tonks Satterlee of Mt. Pleasant, , daughter-in-law, Jacqueline V. Tonks of Ann Arbor, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Has Officer Small's team turned the tables on Fire Chief Hoeft's team with Honey-Jalapeño Corn Muffins? Find out Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Oktoberfest.

Thursday, 2012 Sep 27th

Running without one of their leaders, Saline's cross country team captured its second straight SEC jamboree thanks to strong efforts from Anthony Lamus, Dylan Jennings and Grant Praschan.


With a big race against six of the state’s top teams Saturday, coach Mike Smith asked his Saline girls cross country team to take it a little slower and run as a pack at Munson Park in Monroe Thursday.

Even following Smith’s directions to a tee, the Lady Hornets still ran away with the second SEC Red Jamboree of the season, finishing with 20 points, 30 points better than second place Ann Arbor Huron. Saline has won both jamborees and are on pace for their 17th straight league title.


Goalies Liam Foster and Chris Graber split the shutout for the Hornets varsity soccer team, while the JV team won.


A burned out air handler pushed smoke into the building, officials say.


With the Hornets two wins away from a playoff berth, Friday's game at Monroe is a big one.

Local businesses are donating prizes that will be awarded to the best scarecrow makers in Saline.

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