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Tuesday, 2013 Nov 19th

You've got to love what you do to really make things happen.
-Philip Green
Management must manage.
-Harold Geneen

City Council unanimously approved a plan that will raise fees, open residential rates to all residents in the school district, include fitness classes as part of membership fees,increase hours of operation and allow members to pay electronically.

Cross country athletes from Saline Area Schools, Ann Arbor, and Bedford combined to form “Team Intensity” for last Saturday’s 2013 Michigan Amateur Athletic Union's Cross Country District Qualifier in Albion, Michigan.

Monday, 2013 Nov 18th

The Saline High School senior made four straight trips to the Division 1 state golf tournament and was regional champion this fall.

Early Monday afternoon there were 700 DTE customers without power in Lodi Township. DTE officials say those without power may have to wait, as crews are stretched thin to battle outages all over the Midwest after Sunday's storms.

What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world is, and remains, immortal.

-Albert Pine
Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all.'
-Malcolm Forbes

Saline senior southpaw Michael Hendrickson made it official Thursday morning, signing on to pitch for the University of Michigan, where he plans to study biology on a pre-med track.

Sunday, 2013 Nov 17th

Michigan Avenue is closed between Mills Street and Austin Road due to a leaning utility pole. Westbound drivers were being advised to head north and take Waterworks Road to Dell Road.

Saturday, 2013 Nov 16th

Shortly before 12:30 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to the 13100 block of Macon Road, near Arkona Road, to extinguish a fire in a barn that had an occupied apartment. The homeowner noticed the blaze an alerted the apartment dweller to the danger.

A trip to the farmers market on a late autumn or winter day can revive one’s spirit. It affords the opportunity to see lovely homegrown or homemade products, to chat with neighbors and producers, and to take home some treasures.

Theodore C. Graban, of Saline, passed away at the age of 69 on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at his home.

Friday, 2013 Nov 15th

Hannah Chen and Patrick Dunn were awarded scholarships at Denison University.

The Saline Post looked at 2013 meeting minutes of local governments to see who's showing up. Saline City Council topped the survey at 98 percent. Pittsfield Township was at the bottom with 84 percent.

Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Socrates showed us that thinking the truth is not enough. Truth demands to be lived.
-Americ Azevedo

Inspired by artists from Warhol to Kahlo, local artists present a collection of self-portraits at Two Twelve Arts Center all month. The artists reception will be held Friday night.

Pittsfield Township Board Trustees will receive $5,000 a year along with the $100 per diem they were already receiving for attending board meetings. But the board voted against a recommendation to give raises to the Supervisor, Clerk and Treasurer.

Thursday, 2013 Nov 14th

On Oct. 6, someone broke into Benny's Bakery and stole cash from a register. The next morning, Saline Police found a door pried open at Parkside Plaza.

The Pittsfield Township Fire Department contained a fast spreading fire on the 5000 block of Dartmouth Avenue before it damaged damaged other homes and property Thursday afternoon. There were no injuries.

If you are curious about what activities are happening at the Rec Center for November and December....this is a must see video!


Thanks to Chase Stanton and Cable 18 for creating this video.

The following news items are from Tuesday's Saline Area Schools Board of Education meeting.

Active Shooter Training

The school district continues to work with local law enforcement on safety training called ALICE (Active, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate).

The training on Tuesday did involve blanks being fired in the school building, Superintendent Scot Graden said. Students were informed before hand.