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Tuesday, 2019 Jun 11th

Pittsfield Township’s Department of Public Safety has joined the Saline Police Department to host a free workshop on active shooter survival for local businesses. The seminar will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, June 25 at the auditorium in Saline High School Auditorium,1300 Campus Parkway. 

Michigan OSHA/IMT trainers, Dr. Kenneth Wolf and Marilyn Knight, will be presenting: “Active Shooter Survival: Preparation and Recovery”.  

Police & Fire

SASC is hosting another blood drive through MI Blood. If you are able to donate, please register at https://donate.miblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/120345  or call the SASC front desk.

Monday, June 17, 2019
2-7pm

 

Liberty school building in background, sign reading "Saline Area Schools District Office" in foreground

Per the board's policy, all policy changes must be announced in one board meeting, then voted on at a later board meeting.  They cannot announce a change, and then immediately vote on it in the same meeting.

In order to get around that they are holding two board meetings tonight, one at 6pm to announce the change, and then one at 6:30pm - their normal meeting time - in order to vote on it.

Schools

The Hepatitis A outbreak is ongoing in Michigan and has infected 20 adults in Washtenaw County. While there are no new cases in Washtenaw, the Health Department continues to recommend good handwashing and vaccination to prevent infection. Hand sanitizer does not kill the hepatitis A virus. 

Pop-up vaccination clinics have been organized around Washtenaw County. Residents who are uninsured, have Medicaid, or are at higher risk of exposure can receive the vaccination at no additional charge. Clinics are at the following locations:

Health

Monday, 2019 Jun 10th

The Saline Board of Education will recognize retiring staff at Tuesday’s Board of Education. This year’s roster of retirees is long – with some of the district’s most recognizable times.

Among the retirees are teachers Diana Aikens, Scott Theisen, Al Leslie, Alicia Seegert, Michael Karapas, Janice Martin, Sandra Miller, Scott Stull, Linda Heath, Pete Loveland, Sherry McCargar, Susan Rosanski and Linda McCormick.

Schools

For seven innings, Logan Evans and the Saline Hornets put on an escape artist show that would have made Houdini proud. In the bottom of the eighth, the Hornets ran out of tricks and Woodhaven’s bases loaded sacrifice fly won the game, 2-1, and eliminated Saline in the regional championship game.

It was the second straight year Woodhaven ousted Saline in a hard-fought regional final.

Senior Logan Evans pitched seven innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on nine hits and a walk. He struck out four.

Sports

Gloria E. Mintz, age 94, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at the Saline Evangelical Home in Saline, MI. She was born in Detroit, MI on July 2, 1924, the daughter of James and Ethel Olive (Harding) Mason. In 1962 she married George H. Mintz and he preceded her in death on October 29, 2013.

Survivors include nephews Jayme (Kerri) Mason and Robbie (Susan) Mason.

Obituaries
Lauren Newsted, Hannah Rauch & Leah Jording represent the EHM Wellness team.

LeadingAge Michigan was pleased to honor The Wellness Team from EHM Senior Solutions with the Leading-Edge Care & Services Award at the 2019 Annual Awards Gala on Tuesday, May 21.

The gala took place in the Arcadia Ballroom at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Kalamazoo. Each award winner was nominated by their peers and selected by an esteemed group of committee members among many nominations across the state. Over 300 people gathered to celebrate the elite group of 27 award winners and recognize their collective achievements.

Seniors

Sunday, 2019 Jun 09th

The Celtic duo ‘House of Hamill’—named after an Irish reel—will take to the Red Dragon stage on the Saturday evening of this year's Saline Celtic Festival, July 12-13 in Mill Pond Park. The pair will perform at 7:30 p.m., and join other artists in a grand finale at 10:15 p.m.

Friday, 2019 Jun 07th

School's out (for seniors, anyway). Memorial Day weekend is in the rear view mirror. The sun is even flexing it's muscles a little bit lately. Yep, it's starting to feel like summer in Saline.

Here's a look at what's happening in Saline this weekend.

Community

The Saline Masonic Lodge #133 and Order of the Eastern Star Saline Chapter #311 will offer a child identification event Friday as Saline Parks and Recreation hosts Movie in the Park at Mill Pond Park.

Community

Thursday, 2019 Jun 06th

Deputy Chief Charles Schaible is retiring from the Saline Area Fire Department after more than 30 years on the job.

Police & Fire
With the help of community participants from Busch’s Fresh Food Market’s All About Children (ABC) Food Drive last month, Busch’s Fresh Food Market has donated $5,000 to Saline Area Social Service.

 

 

With the help of community participants from Busch’s Fresh Food Market’s All About Children (ABC) Food Drive last month, Busch’s Fresh Food Market has donated $5,000 to Saline Area Social Service.

 

Community

The City of Saline will proceed with plans to use the retirement of longtime superintendent and engineer Gary Roubal as a jumping off point for restructuring.

Government

 

Ryan Steinhauer pitched a gem and Alex Morrison and Aidan Corrigan each hit two-run home runs as Saline defeated Canton, 4-1, in the regional semifinal at Novi High School Wednesday.

In a rematch of last year’s regional final, Saline will face Woodhaven at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, at Kalamazoo College. The winner advances to the super regional against Grand Ledge or Portage Northern at 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 2019 Jun 05th

Nearly 30 residents of Germany are visiting town this week as Saline, Michigan, and Lindenberg, Germany, continue their sister-city exchanges. The two communities "twinned" in 2003. Since then, they've been sending visitors back and forth to explore each other's communities, cultures and to see other attractions and sites. For example, the group from Lindenberg will visit Nashville this year.

Government

If you would like to place your name on the November ballot to run for one of the three seats on City Council, you must submit your Nominating Petitions and other qualifying documents with the Clerk’s office by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Petition packets and information to become a candidate are available in the Clerk’s office at 100 N. Harris Street.  Please stop by the Clerk’s office at City Hall, 100 N. Harris Street, or contact the City Clerk at (734) 429-4907 ext. 2209 for more information. 

 

Elections

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