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Monday, 2018 Nov 26th

After an audit presentation Nov. 19, Saline City Council voted to take money from its fund balance to pay down employee retirement liability.

Government

Saline City Council voted unanimously to begin implementing a traffic order eliminating park spots on South Monroe Street after visiting the neighborhood and seeing first-hand how parked vehicles impaired sightlines for drivers coming out of the Curtiss Park Bluffs subdivision.

Government
Latitude CG, a software firm located in downtown Saline, MI, is hiring.

Latitude CG, a software firm located in downtown Saline, MI, is hiring the following positions:

 

Business

Acoustic Routes Concerts LLC of Saline announced today that its 10th annual benefit to feed the hungry has sold out. 

Arts & Entertainment
Saline Area Social Service #GivingTuesday

Saline Area Social Service (SASS) is joining this year's #GivingTuesday global initiative on Tuesday, November 27th, and is asking for help to raise $25,000 for its continued efforts in providing food and emergency assistance to over 300 individuals living within the Saline Area School District.  

Community
Spring 2019 Recreational Soccer League

 

For more information and to register, go to our website.

Sports

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until 3 p.m., Monday, for Southeast Michigan.

While the heaviest snow is expected north of M-59, where 2-6 inches are expected, the weather could  cause hazardous conditions on the morning commute. The snow will be wet and heavy, which may lead to downed power lines, power outages and longer snow removal times.

Weather

Gerald “Jerry” Zapolnik, 57 of Saline, Michigan, beloved husband, father, son, brother, and uncle passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at his home.

Jerry is survived by his parents Carol and Dan Zapolnik of Grand Rapids, Michigan, his beloved wife and best friend, Sharon (Muck), his two adored children Sara and Gabrielle, his sisters Theresa Zapolnik of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Charyl (Paul) Bartocci, of Evans, Georgia, and Judy (Bob) Zapolnik, of Longview, Washington. He is also survived by many nephews, nieces and cousins.

James Davis Williams, of Saline, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018 at the University of Michigan Hospital at the age of 91. James was born on December 10, 1926 in Eccles, West Virginia the son of Norvill and Gertrude Lois (Evans) Williams.

He graduated from Trapp Hill High School in Beckley, West Virginia. After graduation he headed off to Purdue University for a short time before he was drafted. James was a proud member of the United States Army and served during WWII as a paratrooper.

Obituaries

Saturday, 2018 Nov 24th

Brendan Murphy scored three goals and Logan Dejanovich added a pair as Saline defeated Pioneer, 9-1, in the annual Thanksgiving eve game that ended due to the mercy rule just a moment into the third period.

But for a slow start – Pioneer scored first – it was utter domination.

Sports

Wednesday, 2018 Nov 21st

As you begin to decorate for the holidays and find last years light strings not working please choose to recycle.

Be Green

Robert Walter Cook died peacefully on Monday, November 19, 2018 at the age of 87.  He was ready.

 

Obituaries

The November meeting of the Saline Township Board began with a moment of silence in recognition of Veterans Day.  Township Supervisor Jim Marion said that all of the churches in Saline tolled 21 times at 11 a.m., recognizing the Veterans Day holiday.

Government

Jeannette Edith Clay Collins died peacefully on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at age 96 of causes incident to advanced age.

She was born July 20, 1922 in Caro, the daughter of Thurman M. and Ezoa (Potter) Clay.  A resident of Saline, for most of her life Jeannette graduated from Saline High School in 1940 as Valedictorian.  She attended the University of Michigan School of Nursing and then continued her education at Michigan State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Bacteriology in 1944.   

Obituaries

(MDOT) -- 18 people died on Michigan roadways since last week making a total of 870 this year.  In addition, 75 more were seriously injured for a statewide total of 4,872 to date.  

Compared to last year at this time there are 56 fewer fatalities and 461 fewer serious injuries.  

 

 

Government

Southeast Michigan Health Association and public health partners throughout southeast Michigan encourage residents to practice healthy habits to protect themselves and others against colds and flu. Flu activity increases during the holidays, as people are gathering and spending time together in close contact. Therefore, it’s important to take steps that decrease the risk of illness.

Practice these healthy habits to protect yourself and others against colds and flu:

Health

Tuesday, 2018 Nov 20th

Join Salt Valley Arts in the Arts Garage at the Pittsfield Township Community Center,  701 W. Ellsworth Road, from 3 to 6 p.m., Nov. 29.

Shop for fun, and unique artisan goods including: 

Arts & Entertainment

Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex to be lowered to half-staff today, Tuesday, Nov. 20, in recognition of Detroit firefighter Michael Lubig who died Monday, Nov. 12, following a medical emergency at the end of a 24-hour shift Thursday, Nov. 8.

"Michael was a fearless man who cared deeply about protecting the people of Detroit,” Snyder said. “Sue and I send our deepest condolences to his friends, family and colleagues during this difficult time.”

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