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Thursday, 2019 Oct 10th

Jack Ceo is the lone incumbent running among four candidates for three seats on Saline City Council. Also running are Jim Dell'Orco, Brian Cassise and Kevin Camero-Sulak.

Here is The Saline Post's Q&A with Jack Ceo.

Name:  John J. Ceo, Jr. (Jack)

Elections

Brian Cassise is one of four candidates running for three seats on Saline City Council, along with incumbent Jack Ceo, Jim Dell'Orco and Kevin Camero-Sulak.

Here is The Saline Post's Q&A with Brian Cassise.

Elections

Kevin Camero-Sulak is one of four candidates running for three positions on Saline City Council in the November election. Also running are incumbent Jack Ceo, Jim Dell'Orco and Brian Cassise.

Here's The Saline Post's Q&A with Kevin Camero-Sulak.

Name: Kevin J. Camero-Sulak

Elections

Wednesday, 2019 Oct 09th

Saline Area Schools officials must go back to the drawing board on finding a buyer for the four acre parcel on Michigan Avenue and Industrial Drive that was to be a Speedway gas station after the land was rezoned and water and sewer utility hookups were extended to the site.

Not only will Speedway's strong desire for expansion in the Saline area be curbed, but the district will have to plan for $850,000 less in future revenue.

Schools

On the evening of October 6, 2019, at the Saline Evangelical Home, Janice Elizabeth (Rutt) Hansen of Ann Arbor, MI, quietly slipped the bonds of the cancer she had fought valiantly for four years, entering the presence of God.  Eternity doesn’t begin at death; it just becomes more real to us.

Obituaries

The Saline varsity girls’ volleyball team upped their season record to 24-9 with a three-game sweep against the Monroe Trojans Tuesday evening at Saline High School. The victories were all convincing: 25-15, 25-12 and 25-15.

Sports

Jack Ceo, Saline City Council member and Chair of the Medical Marijuana Task Force, announced the City will host a public meeting to discuss Medical Marijuana.   

"Medical marijuana, and marijuana more broadly, are timely and relevant topics," stated Mayor Brian Marl, "Our Medical Marijuana Work-group has spent several months vetting and evaluating this issue, and at this point, we are eager to hear the thoughts of the residents we represent. All interested parties are strongly encouraged to attend our upcoming forum, scheduled for next Thursday."

Government

City of Saline residents could experience lower water pressure because one of Saline's water towers was drained so the city could replace a malfunctioning valve.

Government

Tuesday, 2019 Oct 08th

The City of Saline struck a deal with Key Bank for an additional 40 parking spaces in downtown Saline during specified hours.

Saline City Council voted 6-0 to approve a public/private parking lot license agreement with Key Bank at Monday’s meeting. Key Bank owns the large lot, accessible from Michigan Avenue and McKay Street, on the northwest corner of downtown Saline’s major intersection. 

Government

Janet Marie Olson, 70, of Saline, MI went to walk with Jesus on Thursday, October 3, 2019.

She was born to Wilbert and Verna (Meggison) Bradley on April 17, 1949 in Ypsilanti, though she grew up in Saline. Janet was a woman of faith who built meaningful relationships with so many people. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother who did everything she could for her family and surrounded them with love.

Looking for a way to participate in Washtenaw County Government? Take a look at our board/committee/commission vacancies! This is a great civic engagement opportunity. Find the body that matches your interests! The deadline to apply to boards/committees/commissions is Tuesday, November 5th.

Government
"The Man with X-Ray Vision" by Saline Optometry

The 8th Annual Saline Scarecrow Contest is off to a great start.  There are 7 entries on display so far after the first week of the contest.  There are 12 more that have registered on the official registration site, but must be still working on their "Super" creations.  5 of the entries are right downtown around the intersection of Michigan Ave and Ann Arbor Str

Arts & Entertainment

Join us for our first Bag & Jewelry Sale fundraiser! Proceeds from this sale will go toward our Senior Scholarship and Transportation Voucher Fund for low income seniors in the Saline area.

Friday, October 11, 3-4pm: SASC members pre-sale, $3 entry
All are welcome:
Saturday, October 12, 8:30-9am, early bird sale, $2 entry
Saturday, October 12, 9am-12pm, $1 entry

A&H Lawn Service, Great Lakes Educational Group, Guaranteed Rate of Saline and Schmerberg Law were chosen as Enterprise Award honorees this year.

Business

The Saline varsity soccer team defeated Monroe, 4-0, on senior night to clinch the SEC Red title Monday at Hornet Stadium.

Brayden Stavros, Christian Rossi, Zeke Gray and Jake Walper scored for Saline. All the goals came in the second half.

Saline and Pioneer entered Monday's action tied atop the SEC Red. With Saline's win and Skyline's tie with Pioneer, the Hornets captured sole control of the SEC Red.

Sports

Monday, 2019 Oct 07th

Currently in the United States, 1 in 11 persons are age 65 and older, by 2050 that number will increase to 1 in 6.  With this exponential growth comes an increased need for caregivers. Ahead of the Curve is an innovative new web-based program by Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County that aims to make Washtenaw County a caregiver-friendly community. The goal is to help traditional caregivers and community members identify at-risk, isolated older adults and link them to existing community resources before a crisis occurs. 

Seniors

Michigan’s Saline Area Schools  today announced a new multiyear partnership with Discovery Education focused on helping district students build proficiency in the “4C” (Communication, Creativity and Innovation, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving) skills needed for post-graduate success.  Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.

Community News

TEMPERANCE -- Larry Robinson threw two touchdown passes and ran for another and Noah Nelson picked off two passes in the fourth quarter as Saline defeated Bedford, 24-21, to improve to 3-0 in the SEC Red and 5-1, overall. It was Saline’s 31st straight win in SEC Red action.

Sports

Sunday, 2019 Oct 06th

The free show & sale will begin on Friday, November 8th, at Schmidt’s Antiques Inc’s Michigan Art Gallery, and will include over 20 never before seen works by Gerome Kamrowski (1914-2004) - A founder of what became American Abstract Expressionism.

Please join us in an Opening Reception: Friday, November 8th 6:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m.

Opening Weekend continues through Saturday, November 9th 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & Sunday, November 10th 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

 

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