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Thursday, 2019 Feb 14th

Andelina Farms dominated Monday's Saline Township Board meeting. But the township also heard about a wind energy proposal and a request to plow a local cul-de-sac.

Government

The Saline Hornets’ varsity hoops team was roughed up last week when they lost three games on the road. Their return to the nest at Saline High School was just what the doctor ordered as the Hornets swarmed all over the Monroe Trojans Wednesday night and cruised to a 68-43 win, upping their season record to 10-8, 4-5 in the SEC Red Division.

Sports

Wednesday, 2019 Feb 13th

Over the coming months, Mark Mazur plans to meet many residents in Saline. That's because he is the new Edward Jones financial advisor in town, and he wants to get to know the residents and business owners here.

During his face-to-face contacts, Mazur hopes to learn more about the values and goals of the people who make up Saline.

Business

By now, I hope you’ve heard the buzz about our upcoming Kids INTEGRATED group at Still Waters Counseling.

For some highlights from our Fall group, check out this video!

Yes, Kids INTEGRATED is an acronym that stands for: Kids Internalizing Natural Techniques to Energize, Grow, and Regulate the self, Actualizing a Transformative Experience of Development. 

Health
Art Around Saline Logo

The Call for Artists for the next round of selections for "Art Around Saline" is now open. The deadline for submissions is March 15. 

Arts & Entertainment

The senior class of the Saline Hockey has today's greeting and weather.

Pittsfield Township is pleased to announce the opening of its first community garden at Prairie Park, located adjacent to the Farmers Market site at the Administration Building. As such, we hope to build synergies between our community gardens and the Farmers Market for the purpose of enhancing local food access.

Government

Some epidemics, like Ebola, rush in like a tornado with immediate and obvious destruction. The opioid epidemic, instead, is more like fungus that slowly attacks trees, eventually decimating the forest.

Health

Saline's Biggby Coffee franchise is listed for sale. The business, located at 6961 E. Michigan Ave., in Pittsfield Township, is listed for $140,000. According to the the broker, all offers are subject to Biggby Franchise approval. A $15,000 franchise fee is also payable to Biggby Franchise. 

Business

Tuesday, 2019 Feb 12th

Pittsfield Township residents are invited to attend a forum on Wacker Chemical's plans to build its innovation center and regional headquarters at Avis Farms South, on an 18-acre site along Textile Road, near Marsh View Meadows.

Pittsfield Planning Commission voted in January to postpone actions on a rezoning request to allow the facility. More than 30 people spoke during a public comment period - most against the proposal.

Government

St Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church of Saline is closed today, Tues, Feb 12 due to hazardous road conditions.

ALL activities are cancelled.

We will NOT have Eucharistic Adoration.

God bless you and yours.

Community

Why join Saline Area Senior Center? Browse through our Mar/Apr newsletter and find out (click on the pdf below). We offer free programs including cards, tech help, clubs, sports (ping pong, bounce volleyball, walking at Liberty School) billiards, and educational programs. We offer low-fee fitness classes, art classes, pickleball, and clogging. We also offer services including Meals on Wheels, Medicare help, and AARP Tax Preparation. Check out our website, salineseniors.org, and stop in for a tour and more information.  We are located in a wing off of Saline Middle School.

Seniors

Good Morning Saline: Greeting from Fire Chief Craig Hoeft on an icy Feb. 12. School is canceled. Some notes about the weather. We have another SEC Champ. And today's events (if not canceled).

A week after a contingent of city leaders stormed a township meeting to voice concerns over a west side development the city won’t serve with water and sewer, city council appears ready to invest in infrastructure to help a north side development.

Government

Is the on-again-off-again Fairdene development slated for South Monroe Street off again?

Government

Monday, 2019 Feb 11th

announcement: 9U Saline Baseball Tryouts

 

The Saline Hornets 9U Baseball team is holding an additional tryout for the 2019 season. The tryout will be held Sunday, February 17th from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Pleasant Ridge Elementary School. We're looking for 1-2 players with a strong interest in developing as baseball players to complete our roster. Our team will play in the Open level of the KVBSA and participate in 5-6 tournaments this summer. Winter indoor practices have started and the season runs through mid-July.

Sports

The SHS Drama Club presents... Shrek The Musical, with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori.

Schools

Aaron Oliver is the newest full-time officer in the Saline Police Department. He was was sworn in during a ceremony at a January Saline City Council meeting. Oliver was hired to fill a vacancy created when Officer David Ringe became a school resource offficer.

Meet Officer Aaron Oliver

Hometown: Ypsilanti, born and raised

High School: Graduated in 2006 from Willow Run High School in Ypsilanti

Police & Fire
Ms. Brothers and her student, Dani.

Teachers are using technology to find funds for special projects for their students. Some of those avenues to funding, such as Donors Choose, have been around for a couple of decades.

Schools

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