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Thursday, 2019 Apr 25th

When the final out had been recorded for the lady Hornets’ doubleheader against the undefeated Tecumseh Indians, Saline Head Coach Alicia Seegert described the games perfectly: “We were crushed”.

Sports

The Saline Athletics soccer programs present Junior Hornet Soccer Camp, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., May 5, at Hornet Stadium.

Experience training, conditioning and playing with the Hornets' coaching staff and players. The camp is for boys and girls in grades 1-8, and includes training and conditioning, tactical drills, and more.

Attendees will receive a t-shirt. Any kids wearing the t-shirt will be granted free entry to the Saline High School girls' soccer game May 21, where the junior Hornets will be honored at halftime. Cost is $15.

Sports

The Washtenaw County Road Commission will close Platt Road between Bemis Road and Merrit Road from May 2 through May 16 for road resurfacing. 

A detour map for this road closure can be found here.

Government

Richard G. Heller 93, of Saline, Michigan passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 25, 2019 with his family by his side. Richard was born to former Ann Arbor Fire Chief the late Ernest Heller and Marion Heller. In 1949 he married the late Omah Bernard in Saline, MI. Richard is survived by his two children, John Heller and Stephen (Elizabeth) Heller; his two grandchildren Daniel McGuire and Andrew (Emily) McGuire; great grandchildren Connor and Henry McGuire.

Obituaries

Sylvia Edna Kalmbach, age 92, of Saline, MI, formerly of Ann Arbor, MI, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Sylvia was born on May 22, 1926 in Saline, MI, the daughter of Aaron and Bertha (Finkbeiner) Feldkamp.

On May 7, 1949 she married Elmer Kalmbach and he preceded her in death on April 6, 2002. Sylvia graduated from Saline High School in 1943. She attended Business School in Ann Arbor and worked at Argus, where she met her husband. She later worked for Bendix Corporation until her retirement.

Obituaries

Shopping Local Every Day of the Week. Farmers market season is upon us and Washtenaw County consumers are in luck. For folks interested in accessing local food all season long, Washtenaw County has 14 farmers markets to choose from. One could shop at a local farmers market nearly every day of the week!

 

Agriculture

Wednesday, 2019 Apr 24th

Saline Police have ceased the practice of “chalking tires” to identify overstayers in the city’s municipal parking lots and on city streets.

Police & Fire
Home of New Vision logo

Home of New Vision has been helping people with substance use disorder and mental illness since 1996. What began as a single residence for women in recovery has become a full-service non-profit treatment facility with 85 employees, psychiatrists, therapists, social workers and a peer outreach team. There are now 5 recovery residences, including one for residential treatment programs, one for men's MAT (medication assisted treatment), one for women and one for men. An additional recovery residence for women is underway and will be open soon.

Health

Tuesday, 2019 Apr 23rd

Saline High School is hosting a job fair for students Wednesday, from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The following businesses and institutions will have booths at the fair.

Schools

Saline High School is hosting a job fair for students Wednesday, from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The following businesses and institutions will have booths at the fair.

Schools

Local concert promoter Acoustic Routes is celebrating its sixth anniversary and 93rd concert in Saline on Saturday with a show at Stony Lake Brewing featuring The Brad Phillips Band who will mine the vast spectrum of bluegrass and acoustic roots music.

Arts & Entertainment

In the midst of budget deliberations, the members of Saline City Council have another report to consider.

Government

The young Saline varsity girls soccer team dropped a 3-0 decision to Rochester Monday at Saline High School.

Sports

Bedford learned the hard way that Saline is worthy of its recent ranking as the second best MHSAA Division boys’ lacrosse team.

Sports

Monday, 2019 Apr 22nd

The second annual Charity Ball for a Cause raised $12,000 for Saline Area Social Service.

The event was held March 9 at LaFontaine Chrysler Dodge in Saline. More than 100 people attended.

The annual DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in the front parking lot of Pittsfield Township Police & Fire's station located at 6227 W. Michigan Ave., and and the Kroger at 3200 Carpenter Road, Ypsilanti.

Government

At this moment the Saline Area Schools graduating class of 2013 is on average 24-years-old, have collectively attended 144 colleges, and consists of 471 students and 64 career tech students from other districts. The class of 2013 is also doing very well in college and is on track to increase the Saline school district's college graduation rate, according to a recent WISD presentation of data from the NCAA Clearinghouse as presented on the MI School Data website.

Schools

Roughly one year into the summit learning program, the numbers are telling a positive story for Saline Area Schools seventh graders.

Schools

Saline Middle School Hornet Council advisors Bridgette Corie and Melanie Hensley reported the undertaking of a program called gifts of gratitude to the Saline Board of Education.

Students at the middle school endeavored to shine a spotlight of recognition and gratitude on some of the categories of worker in the Saline school system that don't typically receive the same appreciation that teachers and administrators do.

"The gift of gratitude is recognition for people who don't usually get it," Bezeau said.

Schools

One of the major drivers of recycling cost increases is the cost of removing the contaminants from the recycle stream.  The best thing city residents can do to help is to take the time to know what goes into the recycling cart with the yellow lid and what does NOT go in it.

Be Green

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