Paul Schreiber http://wemu.org en Wurst Challenge Exceeds Expectations for FLY Children's Art Center http://wemu.org/post/wurst-challenge-exceeds-expectations-fly-childrens-art-center <p>Some stomachs may be hurting this morning, but the FLY Children’s Art Center is in a better position thanks to the first ever Wurst Challenge at Ypsilanti’s Wurst bar.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 02:38:30 +0000 Andrew Cluley 43156 at http://wemu.org Wurst Challenge Exceeds Expectations for FLY Children's Art Center Ypsilanti Notables To Go On Fundraising Bratwurst-bender http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-notables-go-fundraising-bratwurst-bender <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/5krDuPqshu8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe><div>YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - A fundraising event in Michigan plans to pit participants with big appetites against 20-foot-long bratwursts that weigh close to six pounds.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Ann Arbor News reports </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the Wurst&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Challenge to benefit the FLY Children's Art Center is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on March 20. &nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nine participants are registered so far, including </span>Ypsilanti<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Mayor Paul Schreiber. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The event is hosted by&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ypsilanti's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Wurst Bar, the New Holland Brewing Co., blogger Mark Maynard and others. </span></div><div> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:33:27 +0000 Associated Press 42578 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Notables To Go On Fundraising Bratwurst-bender Ypsilanti Mayor Joins Call For Minimum Wage Hike For City Workers And Contractors http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-mayor-joins-call-minimum-wage-hike-city-workers-and-contractors <p>Efforts to boost the minimum wage are underway at all levels of government, and now you can add Ypsilanti to the list.&nbsp; MLive.com reported this morning City Councilman Peter Murdock is planning to introduce a resolution to boost the minimum wage from the current&nbsp; $7.40 to $10.10 per hour.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:45:38 +0000 David Fair 41805 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Mayor Joins Call For Minimum Wage Hike For City Workers And Contractors Ypsilanti Mayor Will Not Seek Re-election http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-mayor-will-not-seek-re-election <p>A year from now, the City of Ypsilanti will have a new Mayor. Paul Schreiber announced over the weekend he will not seek re-election in 2014. Schreiber was first elected mayor in 2006, and will have completed eight years in office when next November's election rolls around. In his written announcement Sunday, Schreiber said he has enjoyed his seven years as Mayor, but now it's time to step aside to allow the next Mayor to lead the city.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 11:14:05 +0000 David Fair 37548 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Mayor Will Not Seek Re-election Issues of the Environment: LED Lighting in Ypsilanti http://wemu.org/post/issues-environment-led-lighting-ypsilanti <p>The City of Ypsilanti is getting rid of it&#39;s old mercury-vapor streetlights in favor of new and more energy-efficient LED models.&nbsp;</p><p>I<span style="line-height: 1.5;">n this week&#39;s installment of Issues of the environment, </span>WEMU&#39;s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> David Fair talks with </span>Ypsilanti<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Mayor Paul Schreiber about the financial and environmental impacts of the switch.</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 14:11:02 +0000 David Fair 35785 at http://wemu.org Issues of the Environment: LED Lighting in Ypsilanti Ypsilanti Makes Request To Join AATA http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-makes-request-join-aata <p>The City of Ypsilanti has made a formal request to join the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority.&nbsp; WEMU's Bob Eccles has the details in his report.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 10:27:15 +0000 Bob Eccles 29787 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Makes Request To Join AATA Ypsilanti Pride Day Marks 18th Anniversary on Saturday http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-pride-day-marks-18th-anniversary-saturday <p>Spring clean-up and community beautification projects will be found throughout Ypsilanti on Saturday.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 13:47:41 +0000 Laura Heffner 29532 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Pride Day Marks 18th Anniversary on Saturday