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Monday, 2019 Sep 09th

Sometimes, reality stinks.

Weeks ago, City of Saline officials decided to meet Sept. 9 to review data collected during testing after completion of the wastewater treatment plant odor abatement project. Officials were under the impression that the project was a success.


The Saline High School Marching Band – 195-performers strong – made their Hornet Stadium debut Friday night in Saline’s 61-0 victory over Brantford Assumption.

This year’s program, which can be seen at halftime and directly after the game, is The Music of Queen.


Sunday, 2019 Sep 08th

The Saline Woodcarving Show happens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5, at Liberty School, 7265 N. Ann Arbor St., Saline.

The show includes:

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On Thursday, September 5, 2019, Shirley Emma Grimm, loving wife and mother of two daughters, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at age 69.


Debra Ann Talsma 64, of Saline, Michigan, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 5, 2019 with her family by her side.

Debra was born September 30, 1954 to Donald Talsma and the late Carol J. (Kramer) Talsma. Debra is survived by her father, Donald Talsma; sibling Kathy (Richard) Munoz, nephew Jeff Beck and niece Kelly Beck. Preceded in death by her mother Carol and sister Susan Beck.

Debbie was a Librarian at Pioneer High School. She enjoyed reading and going to horse shows with her niece.


Saturday, 2019 Sep 07th

Nine outstanding high schoolers applied to become the first Saline Community Fair Ambassadors. They completed an application, resume and interview all prior to the fair.  The new program was designed to provide up to four high school students with the opportunity to represent the fair and assist with various activities, along with building their resumes by providing community service, leadership experience and a scholarship opportunity.


A return to Hornet Stadium brought sweet victory for the Saline varsity football team.

Saline defeated Brantford Assumption 61-0, the largest margin of victory since at least 1950 for a Hornet football team, and snapped a two-game losing skid that dated back to last season.


Saline set a varsity football team record with its 61-0 victory over Brantford Assumption Friday at Hornet Stadium. The 61-point margin of victory is the largest since 1950, according to Michigan-Football.com. The previous record was set Oct.


It was a busy and exciting week in Hornets varsity sports after school resumed following the Labor Day break. The best contest of the week? It had to be the Saline-Skyline varsity boys’ soccer contest.


Friday, 2019 Sep 06th

Pittsfield Township's Legacy Heights neighborhood will get an additional streetlight if the township board approves an agenda item at its meeting Sept. 11.

The new streetlight would be installed on Concerto Drive if the board authorizes the Supervisor and Clerk to enter into an agreement with DTE. It would be funded by an existing special assessment district.


The Saline varsity and junior varsity girls golf teams competed Sunday at the Washtenaw Golf Club.

Saline's varsity team lost to Bedford, 212-204. The Hornets picked up a win, by forfeit, over Ypsilanti, which had only one golfer.

The Hornets were led by Sophie Wood, who shot 46.

Kitty Eliason was second at 52, a stroke ahead of Katie Sloan. Izzy Chehadi shot 56 to complete the Hornet scoring. Mia Severance and Sam Richardson each shot 57. Brittany Roberts shot 59.


Thursday, 2019 Sep 05th

Saline Area Players announces their 2019-2020 season and it is an enchanted one! Our season will kick off this fall with our show “The Truthful Tall Tale” at the Rentschler Farm barn on October 6 at 1 and 3PM. Admission to the farm gives you access to the days’ activities including our show.

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The Saline Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2019 Business Enterprise Awards now through Tuesday, October 1.  These coveted annual awards, now in their 24th year, will honor three Saline Chamber Member businesses who have exhibited exemplary business practices in the Saline area. There are three award categories:  Small Business of the Year (20 or fewer employees), Large Business of the Year (21 or more employees) and New Rising Star (Less then 2 years in SACC). The Bill Mangold Lifetime Achievement award is also presented at that time.

Chelsea defeated Saline, 5-3, in a closely contested varsity boys' match at Saline High School Wednesday afternoon.

Nathan Mah won his singles one flight, 6-0 and 6-0. In the third flight, Kandhan Nadarajah won 6-2 and 6-2.

Saline's other victory came in doubles two, where where Reed Recchia and Amod Telekar won their match.


Taybor Pepper, a member of the Saline High School class of 2012, is expected to play Sunday for the Miami Dolphins. Pepper, a long snapper, played four games for the Green Bay Packers in 2017 before suffering broken foot in campus, had spent camp with the New York Giants trying to unseat 13-year veteran Zac DeOssie. But Pepper, the son of Cam and Donna, was waived over the weekend.


Wednesday, 2019 Sep 04th

Audrey Mae Feuerbacher, age 89, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the Linden Square Assisted Living Facility in Saline.

She was born on September 4, 1929 in Ann Arbor, the daughter of Leslie E. and Neva B. (Clickner) Armbruster.

On January 4, 1947 in Saline, she married Eugene Feuerbacher, and he preceded her in death on December 12, 1999.


Tuesday, 2019 Sep 03rd

Bring in your Antiques and Art for Free Auction Evaluations and Verbal Appraisals!

We are happy to appraise your Art, Clocks and Watches, Silver, Art Pottery, Art Glass, Asian Art, Mid Century Modern items, Modern Art, Porcelain, Bronzes, Antique Firearms or Decorative Art items. Please bring photos of furniture or large items. Items will be accepted for our upcoming fall auction sales at this time.


The Saline-Lindenberg Friendship Committee hosts a German Evening dinner and entertainment event Friday, Sept. 13 at the Saline American Legion, at Mill Street and Michigan Avenue.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 7 p.m.

The menu includes sausages, Black Forest ham, spaetzle bake, red cabbage, hot German potato salad, fresh vegetables and dessert. The cost is $20 a person. 

Seating is limited. Reserve your place by calling 734-429-4063.



Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.

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Michael “Mike” Frederick Pogliano, age 79, passed away on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. He was born on April 8, 1940 in Bessemer Township, MI, the son of Secondo and Margaret (Bertorello) Pogliano.

On September 1, 1962 in Saxon, WI, he married Margaret “Peggy” Jarvela and she survives. Mike obtained his Bachelors Degree in Architecture from the University of Michigan. Mike was an Instructor at Washtenaw Community College for over 33 years and an Architect by trade designing residential homes, churches, and municipal buildings.