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December 29, 2008 archives

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Monday, December 29, 2008

Part 2 of 2: Year in review: Savings prepared Wayne for downturn

Wayne County has been forced to search for ways to cope with a sour economy while working to ensure county projects will be able to continue. The county is better poised to do so because of a sound fiscal...

Economy hurting pets, too

The Wayne County Animal Shelter is having to cope with a surge of homeless pets, with many of the animals the victims of a difficult economy. Owners who would otherwise keep their pets are being forced to give them...

Catching a little summer

With temperatures reaching into the mid-70s Sunday afternoon, the weather was a little more summer than winter. Only days after the Christmas holiday it was hard to tell if it was December or June. And those unseasonably warm temperatures lured...

How to donate wisely this year

What happens to those dollars stuffed into the bell-ringers' red kettles, or the presents left at toy drive drop boxes? Giving to a charitable cause is an act of trust for donors, who often do not get to see where...

Group racing for Aydan again

Members of last year's "Race for Aydan" are again looking for donations as they prepare to run the 13.1-mile Disney Half Marathon on Jan. 10. Running this year are five participants, including organizers Christopher and Heidi Haan. Ten others...