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  • The Taylor Community Chorus will present its annual Spring Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Hoover Middle School, 27101 Beverly Road.

    Admission is $5.

    The chorus welcomes new members throughout the year. The group practices from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays in the Hoover chorus room.

    For more information, call (313) 291-7893.

  • The 177th Military Police Brigade, Michigan Army National Guard in Taylor, hosted a deployment ceremony April 14 for nearly 90 guardsmen from the 177th who will deploy next month in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    Ad “advance party” of 29 members departed during the early morning hours of April 15 for Fort Bliss, Texas, where the...

  • The Rotary Club of Taylor has raised $6,300 to support the Family Readiness Group of the Taylor-based 177th Military Police Brigade of the Michigan Army National Guard in Taylor. The funds were raised during the...

  • Heritage Park in Taylor is the site for the ninth annual Downriver Kidney Walk on Saturday, May 5.  The festivities begin with registration at 9 a.m. and the walk following at 10 a.m.

    Food, music and children’s activities will all be part of the fun-filled morning.

    The goals of the Kidney Walk are to increase awareness of chronic...

  • CHICAGO (Apr. 13, 2007) — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has notified Environmental Disposal Systems of Birmingham, Mich., that it intends to terminate federal permits allowing the injection of hazardous waste into two underground disposal wells at a facility in Romulus.

    Since 2005, the company had been accepting a variety...

  • Hundreds of animal lovers are expected to visit the Heritage Park Petting Farm from Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28, for the fifth annual “Celebrate Spring” event.

    Visitors can shed their winter coats and stop by the farm to see sheep-shearing demonstrations performed throughout the day by third-generation shearer Deb Caryl of Davison...

  • Oakwood Heritage Hospital in Taylor has introduced a new GE Lightspeed VCT imaging system, which can scan an entire body in just 10 seconds.

    The new equipment debuted during an open house April 10.

    The LightSpeed VCT is an innovative way for physicians to obtain the information they need to diagnose disease and life-threatening...

  • Rick Sollars, a lifelong Taylor resident, has been appointed to the City Council.

    Sollars was appointed April 3 by other council members to fill a vacancy created by the February 20 retirement of Councilman Greg Bzura.

    Sollars, the owner of multiple manufacturing companies, is a 1992 graduate of Taylor Center High School. He...

  • A rummage and craft sale is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at Apostolic Faith Temple.

    Organizers are renting tables for $10 each. Crafters are welcome. Please contact Sue Dunlap for more information at (313) 806-0533 or (313) 291-8080.

    The church is located at 9701 Mortenview, between Wick and Goddard roads....

  • New York-based Adspace Networks Inc., owner of the largest in-mall digital advertising network in the country, has expanded its Adspace Mall Network to include the Southland Center in Taylor, Lakeside in Sterling Heights and Laurel Park Place in Livonia.

    The Adspace Mall Network is a national network of digital displays called "...

  • The Spring Ballet Performance of Taylor-based Ballet Americana is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Flat Rock Community Auditorium, 28100 Aspen Drive.

    Ballet Americana – a Mid-States Regional Dance America Company – will present “Swan Lake Selections,” “Salute” and “Sunset Gathering.”

    Tickets, which are $12, can be...

  • The John F. Kennedy High School Class of 1987 will hold a 20-year reunion on July 20. For more information, call Rene at hartott@comcast.net or Marie at mak1415@comcast.net.

  • The fifth annual Taylor School District Family Enrichment Fair is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31 at John F. Kennedy High School, just south of Northline Road and east of Telegraph Road. To learn more about the fair and some of the exciting things that will be happening, visit the Family Enrichment Fair web site:...

  • An indoor soccer game between Taylor police officers and firefighters will raise money for the new Fish & Loaves food pantry in the city.

    The soccer game is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road. The game will take place in the National City Arena.

    Tickets are $5, with all...

  • When you fertilize, you’re not just fertilizing your lawn. Storm drains found in our streets and yards empty into our lakes and streams. So, when we fertilize our lawn we could also be fertilizing our lakes and streams! While fertilizer is good for our lawn, it’s bad for our water. Fertilizer that enters our lakes and streams can cause algae to...

  • Oakwood Healthcare System will present a wide array of helpful and practical health-related activities and a variety of screenings to adults from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 12 and 13 at the Heritage Park Activity Building, 12115 Pardee Road. Many of the health-screening tests and services will be free. There will be a nominal cost for some...

  • The Taylor Wild are the Tier 1 Mite champions of the Little Caesar's Amateur Hockey League. The Mite B Wild, who are based at the Taylor Sportsplex, defeated the Canton Red Wings, 5-2, March 18 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. The championship game finished an undefeated season of 20 wins and four ties. The Wild went 12-0-2 in league play...

  • The Master Gardeners of Western Wayne County will benefit from meals served from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 21 at Applebee's, 21350 Ecorse Road. Diners who print this notice and take it to the restaurant will have 10 percent of their bill donated to the organization. To donate to the group directly, send a check or money order to Bruce Forrest...

  • The Key Club of John F. Kennedy High School is sponsoring a teachers-vs.-students basketball game starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 28.

    The game will be played at the school, located at 13505 Kennedy Drive, just south of Northline Road.

    Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students. All proceeds will be donated by the Key Club...

  • Calling all cancer survivors! The American Cancer Society is inviting all area residents who have been affected by cancer to participate in a community-wide celebration of life at the Relay for Life of Taylor, which will be held June 2-3 at...