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Thursday, 2017 Dec 07th

Saline City Council was set to vote on a non-discrimination ordinance Monday night. The motion was pulled from the agenda at the outset of the meeting.


Turkey Roulade with Cranberry Chutney Serves 6

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Mary Catherine DiGiuseppe (nee Handy-Wild), 69, formerly of Saline, Michigan, Jefferson City, MO and Fort Dodge, IA passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at her home in Maumelle, AR.

She was born on March 31, 1948 in Ann Arbor, MI to the late James C. Handy Jr. and Ada May Handy.


Wednesday, 2017 Dec 06th

“I’m gushing over him,” said Paul Geragosian, owner of Brecon Grille in downtown Saline. “Saline has not seen someone like him before.”

He’s talking about Chef Chris Huey, who has been working at Brecon Grille & Pub for six weeks now. Huey, a native of Ann Arbor, is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. He’s worked at Logan’s, a French Asian fine dining restaurant. He worked under Chef Takashi Yagihashi at Tribute in Farmington. He’s also worked at Zolo’s Bistro, Terry B’s in Dexter, and Mediterrano.


Tuesday, 2017 Dec 05th

Sophomore Griffin Yaklich scored 14 points in his varsity debut to lead the Saline varsity basketball team to a 39-23 victory over Northville on opening night at Saline High School Tuesday evening.

Saline jumped out to a 15-3 first quarter lead and never looked back.

Senior Emmett Turner, the lone returning starter from last year’s team, scored 12 points. Junior Connor Terech also scored eight points. Ryan Koch, 3 points, and Erik Wenning, 2 points, also made the score sheet.

Steve Shelton will have the game story shortly.


Saline’s varsity girls basketball team lost to Northville, 64-36, Tuesday at Saline High School.

The Hornets fell to 1-2 on the season.

Northville led 18-2 after the first quarter.

The Mustangs were led by Kendall Dillon, who scored 15. Tara Beacon added 12 points and Charlotte Bacci scored 11 points.

Saline junior Nicole Sweetland led the Hornets with 15 points – 12 of which came in the second half.

Ella Stemmer scored six points and grabbed five rebounds and Brooke Bauer scored seven points.


Saline City Council voted 6-0 to pay $356,057 to DN Higgins, Inc., for sidewalk, pavement and parks projects completed this year. But the payment came with some criticism and concern.

DD Higgins completed a number of projects in 2017, including:


The Saline boys varsity bowling team battled back from an early deficit to defeat Tecumseh 17-13, Monday, at Maplewood Lanes.


Monday, 2017 Dec 04th

More than a dozen new educators started teaching at Saline Area Schools this year. For some, it was their first time in front of the classroom as a professional educator.

The Saline Post continues to introduce you to Saline's newest teachers.

Today we meet Jesse Spicer

What you teach: 5th Grade

Where you teach: Heritage

Hometown: Romulus, MI

From what university did you graduate? Spring Arbor University


In the spring of 2017, on their own initiative, a group of Woodland Meadows Elementary School students formed a “trash club.” The club included Isabel Urdangarin, Toby Schreck, Olivia Baratta, John Ronayne, Kylee Marion, Henry Fuhs and Emma Fraly.


Gloria Parise 88, of Saline, Michigan, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 2, 2017 with her family by her side.

Gloria was born June 10, 1929 to the late Steve Klemczak and Phoebe (Kanaby) Klemczak. On June 11, 1949, she married Sam A. Parise.


There are many ways you can assist Saline Area Social Service as they help the less fortunate in the community.


Ever wondered, why you feel certain emotions? How do some emotions take over others?


Sunday, 2017 Dec 03rd

Here are images from the 42nd annual Saline Christmas Parade, presented by the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce.


It's a Saline Christmas parade tradition that's almost anticipated almost as much as Santa's arrival.

Every year, the dancers from Dance Alliance Repertory Company perform at the end of the parade, right before the Saline Area Fire Department escorts Santa and his guest on a horse-drawn carriage.

Arts & Entertainment

John P. "Jack" Shaw, of Saline, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 71.

Jack was born on October 3, 1946, in Inverness, Scotland, the son of Osmond and Helen (“Nellie”) Shaw. His family immigrated to the United States when Jack was three years old, eventually settling in Livonia. He graduated from Franklin High School in Livonia in 1964 and went on to earn a Bachelor's Degree from Michigan State University and a Master's Degree from Eastern Michigan University.


Dorothy Jean VanDoren, of Saline, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 24, 2017 at 88 years of age.

Dorothy was born on August 2, 1929 in Ann Arbor, Michigan the daughter of Howard and Mary Ann Curd. On August 7, 1948 in Milan, she married Roger VanDoren.


Saturday, 2017 Dec 02nd

Have you been thinking about coming to see “Silent Night: The Real(ish) Story” produced by the Saline Area Players?  The final show is on Sunday, December 3 at 3 PM at Fifth Corner, 211 Willis Rd.  Tickets will be available at the door for $5/person (bring cash or check). General seating.

The audience response has been great.  Here are a couple of quotes from audience members:

Arts & Entertainment

Art Trapp will be the Grand Marshal of the 42nd Annual Saline Christmas Parade, presented at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 2, by the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce. Radio host Lucy Ann Lance will emcee the parade from the “four corners” at Michigan Avenue and Ann Arbor Street.


Seeing is believing. So is winning.

A young Saline varsity girls basketball team came back from seven points down to defeat Belleville 51-43 in front of an enthusiastic crowd at the Saline High School gym Friday evening.

“We talked before the game about believing in us. The first step to believing is getting that first win under your belt,” Saline coach Lee Ann Roehm said. “To do it against a talented Belleville team especially means a lot.”