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  • Commander Gerald Schaffer, a member of the Taylor Auxiliary Police Department for 36 years, has been honored for his valiant volunteer efforts.

    Schaffer was recognized recently by Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe, who presents a monthly volunteerism award to a worthy member of the community.

    Auxiliary Police officers must make time...

  • Detroit Tigers Jason Grilli and Nate Robertson will sign autographs from 6 to 8 p.m. December 11 at Fanatic U, located at 16750 Allen Road, just north of Pennsylvania Road, in Taylor. The cost is $25 for both signatures. For more information, call (734) 281-2336.

  • Extreme mixed martial arts, including kickboxing, are offered from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    Classes are instructed by black belts. With the use of punching bags and focus bags, participants will increase the amount of calories burned during the workout.

    The drop-in fee is $5. Discount...

  • Experience the "meaning of Christmas" with 40 actors and live animals at a drive-through Living Nativity at New Hope Assembly of God, 14000 Racho Boulevard, near the Southland Shopping Center. Hours are 6 to 10 p.m. December 15-17. The event, which is subtitled "A journey to the past that will affect your future," features ...

  • When the Schoolcraft College volleyball team plays for the National Junior College Athletic Association championship this week in Scottsdale, Arizona, two women with ties to Taylor will be in the mix.

    Brittney Phillips, a 2005 graduate of Truman High School in Taylor, is a back row player on the Schoolcraft team. She is considered a...

  • A $2 million makeover at Telegraph Chrysler Jeep in Taylor provides the stylish setting for a Hollywood-style November 16 evening public premiere of hot new products in the success string of styling hits from the Chrysler Group.

    Featured will be the new sports utility Chrysler Aspen, sleek, all-new-platform Chrysler Sebring, the new Jeep...

  • Choi Kwang Do is now offered at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    Choi Kwang Do was developed by Grandmaster Kwang Jo Choi, who studied the body with the help of doctors in physiology, psychology, kinesiology and neurophysiology. It was introduced in 1987 and is considered a help to children with ADD/ADHD, emotional handicaps...

  • Tickets for WrestleMania 23 may be sold out, but wrestling fans who enjoy bowling can still win tickets to attend one of the biggest entertainment events in the world in 2007.

    The Bowl 'N Go Bowling Clubs, which start in late November, offer bowlers a chance to earn a ticket to the wrestling extravaganza. The club is the result of a...

  • TAYLOR POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFERS HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS

    The following Holiday Safety Tips were compiled to help ensure a safe and secure holiday season.  The holidays are a special time of year, but are also a time when busy people become vulnerable to theft and other holiday crimes.  Please share this information with...

  • "A Christmas Carol," the story of Scrooge, will be performed by the 5- to 14-year-old members of the Taylor Youth Theater -- at 7:30 p.m. November 17 and 18 and 3 p.m. November 19 at the Huron High School Auditorium 32044 East Huron River, New Boston. For tickets, call (734) 374-3906 weekdays and (313) 295-6007 evenings and weekends....

  • Tony Reyes’ first career Denny’s Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) Tour title couldn’t have been any sweeter.

    Reyes made history by firing the 17th televised 300 game in the 47-year history of the tour in the semifinals Sunday at Taylor Lanes, then defeated Wes Malott, 255-238, for his first career title.

    The 33-year-old...

  • The Midwest Faceters Guild will host its annual Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show and Sale November 11-12 at the Taylor Sportsplex.

    Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. November 11 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. November 12.  The Sportsplex is located at 13333 Telegraph Road, south of Northline Road.

    The Midwest Faceters Guild is a nonprofit club...

  • Real Estate Interests Group, Inc. (REI) and Centex Homes announce the groundbreaking of the Island Lakes of Taylor residential development in Taylor, Michigan, at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 9.

    The 107-acre project was conceived through the City of Taylor’s efforts to spur development on underutilized, urban infill sites.  The site is...

  • After a distinguished 40-year career at Oakwood Healthcare, Inc., one of Michigan’s largest health-care systems, Gerald D. Fitzgerald will begin a transition that commences with Oakwood naming Brian M. Connolly, current president and CEO of Blue Water Health System in Port Huron, Mich., as Oakwood’s next CEO effective February 1, 2007.

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  • See the Man in Red in Southland Center’s sixth annual Santa’s All-American Holiday Parade starting at noon Saturday, November 11.

    Riding in a Taylor fire truck down Eureka...

  • The public is invited to attend a reception from 3 to 6 p.m November 1 to celebrate a new and permanent art gallery at Oakwood Heritage Hospital in Taylor.

    The Arts For The Spirit® gallery features original artwork by local artists, which will be displayed in a gallery space located near the main entrance.

    The gallery opening...

  • The following is from Captain Fire Inspector Jesse Kriebel of the Taylor Fire Department, presented during Fire Prevention Month:

    Who sleeps?  Who sleeps in a bed?  Who...

  • Nineteen-year-old Army Spec. Holly McGeogh of Taylor was the first female soldier from Michigan killed in Iraq.

    The 2002 Truman High School graduate was riding in a convoy when a bomb exploded along a road near Kirkuk on January 31, 2004.

    A memorial to honor McGeogh is planned for the City of Taylor by Lest They Be Forgotten, a...

  • The second annual Operation Christmas Basket food distribution will take place from noon to 4 p.m. December 13 at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road. The event is organized by Fish and Loaves, a group that mobilized in 2005 to fill a gap left when the Taylor Goodfellows dissolved. Sixteen churches are in the consortium, along with the...

  • Telegraph Chrysler Jeep General Manager Paul Steel recently donated a van to the City of Taylor for use by the Police Department. Taking part in the turnover of keys is Director of Police Services Jac Desrosiers (left), Steel, Chief of Police Dale Tamsen and Mayor Cameron Priebe.

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