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Saturday, 2019 Jun 29th

Tonight marks the 100th Acoustic Routes concert in Saline - a series that has  brought multiple GRAMMY winners and bands from as far away as Scotland and Sweden to town. 

To celebrate this milestone, Acoustic Routes has invited The Gavins -  Detroit’s first family of Irish traditional music - to Stony Lake Brewing, 447 E. Michigan Ave., for a Céilí that starts at 8 p.m.  

Arts & Entertainment

Friday, 2019 Jun 28th

Celebrate Independence Day by riding the velocipede, viewing antique tractors and touring the Saline Depot Museum, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 29.

The Depot Museum is located at 402 N. Ann Arbor St.

The Saline Area Historical Society bills 5th Annual Wayne Clements Memorial Independence Day Event as an “old-fashioned, family-friendly event.”

Activities include:

Family

The Codgers—an Americana band formed in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood in 2006—are among the many musical talents at this year’s Saline Celtic Festival, July 12 and 13, in Mill Pond Park.

 

Arts & Entertainment

Owen G. Campbell, age 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 surrounded by his family and under the loving care of Hospice of Lenawee and Cambrian Memory Care.

He was born on September 18, 1933 in Adrian, Michigan, the son of Ernest and Lila (Soncrant) Campbell. After graduating from Tecumseh High School, Owen served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War as a radio operator on board the USS Howard D. Crow. After being honorably discharged from the Navy, he returned to Michigan where he met, and later married Helen Sharp on July 13, 1962 and she survives.

Obituaries

Sylvia Weber, age 95, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 27, 2019.  

Obituaries

The deal struck between UAW negotiators and Faurecia was ratified by an overwhelming majority of UAW Local 892 voters Thursday.

According to the Detroit News, 83 percent of production workers and 93 percent of skilled trades workers approved the deal.

Business

Thursday, 2019 Jun 27th

The Manchester Community Fair, Chelsea Community Fair, and Saline Community Fair are pleased to present our “Around the Fairs in 55 Days” promotion in 2019.

Community

Is quitting smoking on your to-do list this summer? The Michigan Tobacco Quitline can help with free nicotine patches, gum or lozenges this summer.

Tobacco use is the number one cause of preventable death and disease in Michigan. However, 7 in 10 adult cigarette smokers want to quit completely.

Health

Marjorie Alice Anderson of Auburn, Indiana passed away on June 25, 2019. 

Obituaries

Patricia Vitale (Badour-Shaneyfelt) age 76, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Patricia was born on January 18, 1943 in Ypsilanti, MI, the daughter of Basil E. and Geraldine E. (Cobb) Badour.

She moved to Saline in 1951 when her parents purchased the Saline General Hospital, which they owned and operated for several years. Pat graduated from Saline High School class of 1960. Her career was spent at the University of Michigan, first in the payroll office and then later at the University Library. She retired from the College of Engineering, Deans Office in 1998.

Obituaries

Jeri Lena (Williamson) Sizemore leaves behind a grieving family and close friends with countless wonderful memories. Sadly, Jeri passed away at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit on June 11, 2019.

Jeri was born the third of three daughters to Hester and Buford Williamson on May 2, 1952 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Both parents preceded her in death along with her eldest sister, Cheryl Gordon, of Las Vegas, NV.

Obituaries

There will be a small memorial gathering to honor Max at Thompson Bar and Grille 10655 West Michigan Ave. in Saline at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 22nd.

Obituaries

The Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic, Saline's youth fiddle group, hit the road yesterday to start its Northern Lights tour.

The group left Saline shortly after 8 a.m. and crossed the Blue Water Bridge between Port Huron and Sarnia en route to Belleville, Ont., site of the their first show. 

The band performed at the Lions Concert on the Bay in Belleville.

"The group put on an amazing show. It was great to see them come to our beautiful city on this tour," said Jeremy Davis, of Belleville's The Other Side Media Group.

Arts & Entertainment

Colin Dexter and the Memphis Thrillbillies will be buzzin' in downtown Saline, Thursday, as Saline Main Street's Salty Sounds of Summer concert series continues on South Ann Arbor Street.

Downtown Saline

Wednesday, 2019 Jun 26th

A Saline woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Bridgewater Township June 22.

Michigan State Police say they are investigating the crash that claimed the life of Patricia Lou Vitale, a 76-year-old who lived on Lancaster Court in Saline.

Police & Fire

Tuesday, 2019 Jun 25th

Monday, 2019 Jun 24th

X-Golf Ann Arbor, the golf simulating business, has closed its doors at 1345 E. Michigan Ave., in Saline.

The franchise owners announced their plans to the business to Ann Arbor.

 

UAW Local 892 members will vote Thursday on a contract that includes major gains in wages for workers at the Faurecia plant in Saline.

Business

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