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Tuesday, 2019 Nov 05th

Saline City Council balked at the Washtenaw Road Commission's request for for the city to increase the amount of money the city will pay to complete the 2020 Textile/Woodland Drive roundabout project.

Government

Monday, 2019 Nov 04th

The City of Saline must find a way to absorb rising health care costs.

The city’s health care committee, made up of city staff and a representative from Kapnick Insurance, is recommending health insurance plans that will see the city pay an additional $127,803. About 45 city employees covered by the health care plan will have to share about $3,000 in additional costs.

 

The Foundation for Saline Area Schools “tipped off” its annual fundraising efforts with an event that raised more than $30,000 in support of educational initiatives in the school district.

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Community

Sunday, 2019 Nov 03rd

Led by sophomore Madi Wood, fourth in the state, the Saline girls’ cross country team finished third at the MHSAA Division 1 final Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.

Wood finished the 5K event in 18:02.4 - her best time yet except for a very fast and possibly short Portage course earlier this year. The Hornets finished with 182 points. Pioneer won the championship with 80. Traverse City Central was second with 113.

Pioneer Sofia Dudek won the race in 17:00.4.

Sports

Saturday, 2019 Nov 02nd

The Saline boys cross country team raced to a fourth-place finish at the MHSAA Division 1 Championship held Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.

Regional champion Will Minnette capped his high school cross country career with a ninth-place finish to pace the Hornets.

Saline finished with 192 points. Brighton won the state championship with 136 points. Dexter was second (154) and Clarkston was third (190).

Sports

City of Saline voters will cast ballots and elect three members of city council in Tuesday’s vote.

Who’s kidding who? Many have already cast their votes by absentee ballot.

For those citizens still undecided, The Saline Post is offering endorsements.

The candidates are incumbent Jack Ceo and Kevin Camero-Sulak, Jim Dell’Orco and Brian Cassise.

While all candidates would offer the city something of value, The Saline Post is endorsing Ceo, Camero-Sulak, and Dell’Orco.  Here’s why:

Elections

Friday, 2019 Nov 01st

The Saline Fiddlers started 25 years ago with a simple idea: bring student musicians together in a show band to preserve traditional fiddle music, Celtic, bluegrass and Western swing, get people clapping and dancing to songs that trace the arc of American history and remind people that big talent often comes from small towns.

Arts & Entertainment

Thursday, 2019 Oct 31st

Playing in your last high school home game in front of your family and friends is always a bittersweet moment for a student athlete. You realize it is all coming to an end.

Sports

The Saline High School marching band may have had its final Hornet Stadium performance of the year.

Last Friday was senior night for the marching band, directed by Nate Lampman. With the football team starting the playoffs on the road, it might have been the last time we saw this particular group at Hornet Stadium.

But fear not, you can still catch the band at community events like the Christmas Parade and Memorial Day Parade.

The marching band is led by drum majors Holden Collins and Sam Scarlett. Here's a complete list of the seniors honored:

Schools

Kevin Robert Ladd 58, of Saline, Michigan passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 with family by his side. Kevin was born March 3, 1961 to the late Jimmie Clyde Ladd and Joanne (Helzerman) Ladd. On December 31, 1983 he married Susan Klapper.

Kevin is survived by his wife Susan and their three children, Stephen Ladd, Samantha (Michael) Lenz, and Mark (Melissa) Ladd and one grandson Nathaniel Ladd. Also survived by his three siblings Karin (Rodger) Patnode, Michael (Dolores) Ladd, and Andrew (Shelia Wilson Warden) Ladd, and many nieces and nephews.

Obituaries

Wednesday, 2019 Oct 30th

Trick-or-Treat hours are from 6 to 8 p.m., Oct. 31, in the City of Saline.

As children prepare to embark on their trick-or-treating jaunts in neighborhoods near and far, it is best to once again revisit safety tips that can help ensure this Halloween is enjoyable and injury-free.

Family

Halloween is a day for ghouls and goblins, tricks and treats. Halloween is a child's dream, and some of the more indelible images associated with this beloved holiday feature neighborhood children ringing doors all across suburbia and urban centers.

Family

Tuesday, 2019 Oct 29th

 

You can find Fred Schmerberg’s fingerprints on some of Saline’s most important organizations. He served on the board of directors for the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce and Saline Area Social Service and helped incorporate both organizations. As a member and chair of the Saline planning commission, he helped shape many of the neighborhoods Salinians now call home.

Business

Judith Ann Talvitie, age 75, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2019 in Adrian. She was born on October 31, 1943 in Sturgeon Bay, WI, the daughter of Stanley and Shirley (Moreau) LeMay. Judy was married to Gerald D. Talvitie for over 53 years when he passed away in January of this year. Judy grew up in Escanaba, MI, graduated from Holy Name High School, and went on to graduate from Beauty School in Green Bay, WI. 

Obituaries

A new fiscal year budget, a purchase of new Taser weapons for their police department and an ordinance enacting the prohibition of marijuana establishments in Pittsfield were unanimously approved by township trustees during last week’s board meeting.

Government

The Pittsfield Board of Trustees unanimously denied a rezoning application submitted by Wacker Chemical Corporation last week, ending a year-long development request from the chemical corporation to establish a new headquarters and research center in the township.

Government

Monday, 2019 Oct 28th

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