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Monday, 2018 Oct 22nd

Saline's road to Ford Field starts at Hornet Stadium, where the Hornets open the playoffs at 1 p.m., Saturday, against Kalamazoo Central.

It will be Saline's first Saturday afternoon game since 2014, when the Hornets defeated Detroit Cass Tech at  Troy High School to advance to the state championship game.

Saline Athletic Director Andrew Parrish said Saline wanted to play Friday night, but Saline and Kalamazoo Central couldn't come to an agreement.

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Saline Area Players is pleased to announce the talented cast of their upcoming holiday production “Just in the Nick of Time.”

This family-friendly show will run November 29 & 30 at 7:30 PM, and December 1 & 2 at 3 PM.

Tickets are $6 each and shows will be held at The Fifth Corner, 211 Willis Rd, in Saline.

Visit www.salineareaplayers.org for more information!

Arts & Entertainment

Sunday, 2018 Oct 21st

If you love watching football at Hornet Stadium, you're going to be happy with the bracket the MHSAA released Sunday.

The Hornets, in Division 1, were placed in Region 1, District 2. As a result of Saline's record and schedule strength, the Hornets finished with 102.222 points - top in their region.

That means the Hornets will host football games at Hornet Stadium until the regional championship - if they can stay alive.

Sports

Saline – Chelsea High School Co-operative Ski Race Club

(Nearly-Mandatory) Season Kickoff Meeting

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Saturday, 2018 Oct 20th

Local roads are re-opening all around Saline, to the delight of local residents.

Friday afternoon, there were two major developments on the local roads.

The Washtenaw County Road Commission opened the new roundabout at the intersection of Moon and Bemis roads in York and Pittsfield townships. The intersection isn't completely open. The Moon Road south leg will be closed to through-traffic while the road commission paves Moon Road between Willis and Bemis roads. The road should be open by the end of the month if the weather cooperates.

Government

GRAND BLANC -- Saline rolled to its eighth straight win, 31-7, at Grand Blanc. The Hornets finish the season with an 8-1 record and are now waiting to see the playoff bracket.

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Friday, 2018 Oct 19th

Jean was born on April 30, 1944, in Port Glasgow, Scotland. She emigrated to the U.S. at 4 years of age with her family and cried when she observed cargo being removed by nets to the dock from her ship, fearing that was how she was going to be unloaded. Her parents settled in the Dearborn Heights area and Jean went on to obtain her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Michigan.

Obituaries

Three Michigan leaders have been named to new terms on the Western Michigan University Board of Trustees by Gov. Rick Snyder.

The three are David Behen of Saline, vice president and chief information officer of LA-Z-BOY; Lynn Chen-Zhang of Portage, a current WMU trustee and partner and chief operating officer with Zhang Financial; and Shelly Edgerton of Plainwell, the director and chief data systems officer for the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.

Schools

Thursday, 2018 Oct 18th

Scarecrow entry by Saline Girl Scout Troop 2037

The Theme for the 2018 Saline Scarecrow Contest is Star Wars and there have been a wide range of interpretations of how to create a scarecrow to reflect this theme.

Scarecrows started showing up October 1st and will be on display throughout Saline through the end of the month, October 31st.

Downtown Saline

Ryan Nichols’ early goal stood as the winner as Saline defeated Pioneer 1-0 in the district semifinal game at Skyline Wednesday.

Saline advances to the district final against Skyline at noon, Saturday, at Skyline High School.

Sports

Wednesday, 2018 Oct 17th

Chromebooks in SMS

With Saline High School requiring students to have their own computers or Chromebooks, we have the potential to transform the way we teach and the way students learn. We also have the potential for additional headaches with damaged machines and drained batteries just the beginning.

Schools

Saline City Council granted preliminary approval of a 158-home subdivision on the recently annexed 71-acre parcel known as Layher Farms.

Government

Saline City Council rejected developer Damian Farrell’s request to approve the redesign of his plans for 207 S. Monroe St. Farrell, who bought the 3.5-acre site from the city, has a purchase agreement that stipulates the city council must approve the redesign of his proposed development.

Government

Show Date: 1.25.19 - 7:00pm - Saline High School 

Schools

According to the World Health Organization, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health challenge in the U.S., impacting 54 percent of females and 46 percent of males, with seven being the median age of onset.

Schools

Tuesday, 2018 Oct 16th

Mary Grace MacDonald, age 95, passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Mary was born in Clyde, Ohio, on October 16, 1922 the daughter of Walter J. and Grace G. (Jones) Gilbert.

On October 12, 1947 in Ohio, she married Billie Keith “BK” MacDonald and he preceded her in death on February 6, 2016.  Mary served in the United States Navy as a Commissary Cashier during World War II. Later in life she worked at First Savings Association in Saline as a Teller for over 11 years.

Obituaries
Kevin and Stephanie Vu at CANI Nails.

Slowly but surely, CANI Nails at 962 E. Michigan Ave. in The Oaks shopping complex is building up its client base with word of mouth recommendations since opening for business in early July.

Business

John Michael Adsit, age 57, passed away suddenly at home in Van Nuys, CA of natural causes. He was born on May 25, 1961 at Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin son of Col. John Miley Adsit and Nancy Philbin Adsit. He grew up the older of two sons living in Wisconsin, Missouri, Germany, South Korea, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California.

The Saline varsity soccer team opened the post season Monday with an 8-0 victory over host Ypsilanti Lincoln.

Ryan Nichols recorded the rare hat trick – scoring three goals to lead Saline. Charlie Rogers scored twice. Mitch Kalitta, Eric Kent and Zeke Grey also scored for Saline.

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