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Friday, 2018 Feb 16th

Do you find yourself struggling with hyperactive, oppositional, or aggressive kids? Or maybe they're just struggling to stay out of trouble and follow the rules. Working with such kids, whether as a parent, teacher, or counselor, can seem quite hopeless at times.


More than 20 million TV viewers in the United States and tens of millions more around the world will hear Olivia Millerschin -- the headliner of Saturday's Acoustic Routes' Love Hangover concert at Stony Lake Brewing -- perform John Lennon's classic "Imagine" during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Arts & Entertainment

Thursday, 2018 Feb 15th

Mary Ledford and pupils at the Feb. 13 Saline school board meeting.

Two technology-related items were on the agenda at the Feb.

Saline Eagle Scout Will Minnette

Saline High School sophomore Will Minnette outlined a proposed Eagle Scout project to build a privacy fence at Henne Field to the board of education at the Feb. 13 meeting.


Captain Alex Birkle scored twice as Saline blasted Huron, 7-1, in varsity hockey action Wednesday.

Saline outshot Huron, 68-14, and improved to 18-4-1.

Saline took a 2-0 lead in the first period. Brendan Murphy opened the scoring, with Mikhail Lozovyy and Collin Clark drawing assists. Logan Dejanovich scored on the powerplay to make it 2-0. Birkle and Connor Wright drew the assists. Saline outshot Huron 25-3 in the first period.

The Saline wrestling team lost to Bedford in the regional semifinal at Saline High School Wednesday. Saline lost to Bedford 58-24.

The season is over for most of the Hornet grapplers, but three Hornets will battle Saturday in the individual regional at Saline High School.

Danny Poupore, 47-1, wrestles at 130. Poupore and Cade Gilless, wrestling at 160, were district champs last week. Gilless is 36-10. Zachary Sabin, at 215, also qualified for the regional.


Congratulations to the Saline Middle School Band and Orchestra students who performed at the MSBOA District Solo and Ensemble Festival on Saturday, Feb. 10 at Livonia Franklin High School.  

Students prepared and performed solos and/or ensembles for professional musicians who then gave them a score and verbal feedback.  39 students represented Saline and all events received medals.  


Wednesday, 2018 Feb 14th

Police working to keep us safe along the side of the road are particularly vulnerable when winter weather strikes.

Police & Fire
Emagine Theatre in Saline Michigan, looking toward screens 4 through 9

As Mayor of Saline, Brian Marl has long been a patron and proponent of Emagine Theatres.

"It's exciting to see a movie in a theatre," he said to Saline 12 earlier this month. He went on to cite a few of the features that distinguish our Saline theatre from competitors, including a unique approach to customer service, its food menu and bar, and spacious seating.

Last Thursday, The Saline Post ran the first segment of our two-part interview with Emagine Entertainment Chairman Paul Glantz where we asked how recently announced changes to the worldwide movie industry might impact his presence here in Washtenaw County.

Here are his answers.


Tuesday, 2018 Feb 13th

In a unanimous vote at Monday's meeting the Saline Township Board of Trustees approved a $231,991 repair to the Cammett-Luckhardt bridge on Macon Road.  The cost will be shared equally between Saline Township, Washtenaw County and the Washtenaw County Drain Commission. The final cost to the township is $77,330 which includes a 15 percent contingency.  Township supervisor Jim M


The City of Saline closed an ordinance loophole that allowed owners of unleashed dogs to escape scot-free if their unleashed dog defecated on someone's lawn.

For years, city ordinance has required owners to immediately clean up after their dogs when they did their business. The ordinance also covers someone supervising their dog at a dog park.

But the ordinance did not apply to animals "at large."

As a result, the city might have had a tough time prosecuting someone who didn't clean up after an unleashed dog who defecated on another person's property.


Chandler Park Academy defeated Saline, 58-46, in girls varsity basketball action at Saline High School Tuesday night.

Chandler Park took a 13-10 lead in the first quarter and grew it as the game went on.

Paul A. Spradlin, 86, of Saline, passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family Sunday, February 11, 2018 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. He was born December 12, 1932 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, the son of George W. & Ollie (Allen) Spradlin. In 1951 Paul married Judith P. Halloway in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


Saline Area Schools teachers will participate in a pilot program with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).


Saline City Council appears ready to take a tougher stance with the developer who has yet to tear down the dilapidated home on South Monroe Street.

In November, Damian Farrell, who purchased city-owned land to build a condominium project, told city council that he planned to demolish the vandalized home as soon as he had the go-ahead from utility companies. Farrell’s  Fairdene development has been at a standstill since the manufacturer of prefabricated modules used for the condominiums went out of business.


Genevieve (Gen) May (Seley) Faupel, age 102-1/2, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018 from natural causes at the Saline Evangelical Home of Saline Michigan with family present. 

Gen was born in Bad Axe, Michigan on May 13, 1915.  She was the oldest of six children born to Arthur Sheridan Seley ("Art") and Agnes Caroline Holtz ("Carrie"). Gen married the love of her life (her high school sweetheart), Maurice Laverne Faupel, in 1935.


Saline crashed the boards to beat Monroe, 41-29, Monday at Saline High School.

Five different Hornets had five rebounds or more in the contest.

“I think we won the game with rebounding,” Saline coach Leigh Ann Roehm said. “It was a total team effort. That’s what we needed with Kelsey (Alexander) out tonight.”


Monday, 2018 Feb 12th

The Saline boys' basketball team won at Monroe, 49-29, Monday night.

Stats from the game were unavailable.

Saline won the junior varsity game, 51-40.

In the freshman game, Eli Trese scored 18 points and Brayden Stavros scored nine points as Saline won 61-16.

Saline hosts Bedford Friday.


Saturday, Jan. 27, three Saline Middle School student musicians performed with the Michigan Middle School All State Band in Grand Rapids. 

These students were chosen by audition out of thousands of student musicians across the state.  They prepared and performed an extremely challenging concert in two days of rehearsal with Robert Herrings - director of Henry Middle School Honors Band Cedar Park, Texas.

Performing were Luke Swanger, trumpet, Jason Chen, alto saxophone, and Cora hart, trumpet.


The Saline Area Girls scouts held their annual Daddy Daughter Bowling event this afternoon, February 11, 2018 at Maplewood Lanes in Saline. 

The event was hosted by Ambassador Troop 41193 which consists of seven seniors from Saline High School, Meghan Ringle, Maggie Finn, Becky Cantrell, Brenna Healy, Emily Huetteman, Gretchen Walker and Anna Schafer. 

51 bowlers, including 30 Girl Scouts, ranging from Daisy Girl Scouts (K-1st grade) through Cadette Girl Scouts (6th-8th grade), and their dads took to the lanes to have some bowling fun.