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Monday, 2019 Jun 10th

The Saline Board of Education will recognize retiring staff at Tuesday’s Board of Education. This year’s roster of retirees is long – with some of the district’s most recognizable times.

Among the retirees are teachers Diana Aikens, Scott Theisen, Al Leslie, Alicia Seegert, Michael Karapas, Janice Martin, Sandra Miller, Scott Stull, Linda Heath, Pete Loveland, Sherry McCargar, Susan Rosanski and Linda McCormick.

Schools

For seven innings, Logan Evans and the Saline Hornets put on an escape artist show that would have made Houdini proud. In the bottom of the eighth, the Hornets ran out of tricks and Woodhaven’s bases loaded sacrifice fly won the game, 2-1, and eliminated Saline in the regional championship game.

It was the second straight year Woodhaven ousted Saline in a hard-fought regional final.

Senior Logan Evans pitched seven innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on nine hits and a walk. He struck out four.

Sports

Gloria E. Mintz, age 94, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at the Saline Evangelical Home in Saline, MI. She was born in Detroit, MI on July 2, 1924, the daughter of James and Ethel Olive (Harding) Mason. In 1962 she married George H. Mintz and he preceded her in death on October 29, 2013.

Survivors include nephews Jayme (Kerri) Mason and Robbie (Susan) Mason.

Obituaries
Lauren Newsted, Hannah Rauch & Leah Jording represent the EHM Wellness team.

LeadingAge Michigan was pleased to honor The Wellness Team from EHM Senior Solutions with the Leading-Edge Care & Services Award at the 2019 Annual Awards Gala on Tuesday, May 21.

The gala took place in the Arcadia Ballroom at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Kalamazoo. Each award winner was nominated by their peers and selected by an esteemed group of committee members among many nominations across the state. Over 300 people gathered to celebrate the elite group of 27 award winners and recognize their collective achievements.

Seniors

Sunday, 2019 Jun 09th

The Celtic duo ‘House of Hamill’—named after an Irish reel—will take to the Red Dragon stage on the Saturday evening of this year's Saline Celtic Festival, July 12-13 in Mill Pond Park. The pair will perform at 7:30 p.m., and join other artists in a grand finale at 10:15 p.m.

Friday, 2019 Jun 07th

School's out (for seniors, anyway). Memorial Day weekend is in the rear view mirror. The sun is even flexing it's muscles a little bit lately. Yep, it's starting to feel like summer in Saline.

Here's a look at what's happening in Saline this weekend.

Community

The Saline Masonic Lodge #133 and Order of the Eastern Star Saline Chapter #311 will offer a child identification event Friday as Saline Parks and Recreation hosts Movie in the Park at Mill Pond Park.

Community

Thursday, 2019 Jun 06th

Deputy Chief Charles Schaible is retiring from the Saline Area Fire Department after more than 30 years on the job.

Police & Fire
With the help of community participants from Busch’s Fresh Food Market’s All About Children (ABC) Food Drive last month, Busch’s Fresh Food Market has donated $5,000 to Saline Area Social Service.

 

 

With the help of community participants from Busch’s Fresh Food Market’s All About Children (ABC) Food Drive last month, Busch’s Fresh Food Market has donated $5,000 to Saline Area Social Service.

 

Community

The City of Saline will proceed with plans to use the retirement of longtime superintendent and engineer Gary Roubal as a jumping off point for restructuring.

Government

 

Ryan Steinhauer pitched a gem and Alex Morrison and Aidan Corrigan each hit two-run home runs as Saline defeated Canton, 4-1, in the regional semifinal at Novi High School Wednesday.

In a rematch of last year’s regional final, Saline will face Woodhaven at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, at Kalamazoo College. The winner advances to the super regional against Grand Ledge or Portage Northern at 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 2019 Jun 05th

Nearly 30 residents of Germany are visiting town this week as Saline, Michigan, and Lindenberg, Germany, continue their sister-city exchanges. The two communities "twinned" in 2003. Since then, they've been sending visitors back and forth to explore each other's communities, cultures and to see other attractions and sites. For example, the group from Lindenberg will visit Nashville this year.

Government

If you would like to place your name on the November ballot to run for one of the three seats on City Council, you must submit your Nominating Petitions and other qualifying documents with the Clerk’s office by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Petition packets and information to become a candidate are available in the Clerk’s office at 100 N. Harris Street.  Please stop by the Clerk’s office at City Hall, 100 N. Harris Street, or contact the City Clerk at (734) 429-4907 ext. 2209 for more information. 

 

Elections

Saline City Council took no action on Brecon Grille’s request to renew a license agreement with the city for use of “Leather Bucket Alley,” a city-owned alley between the downtown restaurant and Benito’s Pizza.

Government

Tuesday, 2019 Jun 04th

 

Marian L. Allmand, age 91, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 2, 2019 in Saline, MI.  She was born on July 28, 1927 in Saline, the daughter of Aaron and Bertha (Finkbeiner) Feldkamp.  

Obituaries

The Saline varsity baseball team won its sixth straight district championship Monday at Saline High School.

Logan Evans struck out 13 batters in a seven-inning two hitter as Saline beat Ypsilanti-Lincoln, 1-0, in the district semi-final. The Hornets then went on to defeat Huron, 10-3, in the district final.

Sports

 

  Saline High School Writing Center recently celebrated the publication of their literary magazine, “Dreams”, with a launch party hosted by Carrigan’s Café.

Schools

Monday, 2019 Jun 03rd

Salty Summer Sounds (formerly known as the Summer Music Series) is an outdoor concert brought to you each week by Saline Main Street. This year the downtown community development nonprofit launches their live music calendar on Thursday, June 13th with local jam band, Pajamas. Wear your favorite jammies  to this fab pajama party and be entered to win the Grand Prize for coolest PJs!

Downtown Saline

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