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  • December 1 is the last day of compost pick-up for 2006 in Taylor. The service will resume in March 2007. Residents may take compost to the city-operated Taylor Hills Transfer Station and Compost Site at 16300 Racho Road, between Eureka and Pennsylvania roads, or...

  • A small group of senior citizens from Taylor and Allen Park is looking for a few good men – or women – to join in regular weekly volleyball games at the Taylor Recreation Center.

    Pat Westra of Allen Park said the seniors play from 9 to 11 a.m. Mondays. When there are enough participants, they play volleyball in the Recreation Center...

  • Plenty of seasonal events and activities are scheduled in the City of Taylor:

     “The Nutcracker”
    When: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. December 2 and 2 p.m. December 3
    Where: DSA Ford Theater for the Arts Auditorium, 123 Selden Avenue, Detroit.
    What: Stars of the New York City Ballet will join their talents with the...

  • The Downriver Community Conference, the Southeast Michigan Community Alliance and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth sponsor the following programs for people living in the Downriver area. The programs are available at the Southgate Service Center, 15100 Northline Road, Southgate.

    Job Assistance

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  • An 84-year-old Taylor widow will be the recipient of holiday goodwill provided by members of the Western Wayne Plumbing and Mechanical Association.

    Association members will volunteer to replace fixtures and make a variety of repairs to the woman’s Haig Street home on December 2.

    The event is known as Richter Day, named after Fred...

  • The City of Taylor Office of Economic and Development Services on behalf of the Taylor Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (BRDA) is applying for Revolving Loan Funding from EPA Brownfield Grant Funds.

    The Taylor BRDA is submitting a request for funding to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a Brownfield Revolving Loan...

  • The Taylor Community Chorus presents its annual Christmas concert at 7 p.m. December 2 at Hoover Middle School, 27101 Beverly. Admission is $5. Refreshments will be served. For more information on the concert or joining the chorus, call (313) 291-7893 or (313) 717-1242.

  • Stars of the New York City Ballet will join their talents with the Taylor Ballet Americana and the Detroit Symphony Civic Orchestra to present three performances of “The Nutcracker”  on Saturday, December 2, and Sunday, December 3, at the DSA Ford Theater for the Arts Auditorium,...

  • Sam Simon, chairman and CEO of Taylor-based Atlas Oil, has received the ConocoPhillips 2006 Spirit of Excellence Award.

    The award, presented during the ConocoPhillips Branded Marketing Convention in Orlando, Florida, is presented to U.S. marketers who demonstrate the company's core values, including safety, people, integrity,...

  • The Taylor Northeast Little League will proudly celebrate its 50th anniversary on April 28, 2007. The league is seeking alumni – including past presidents, board members, players, umpires and coaches – to participate in the golden anniversary celebration. Organizers also are seeking...

  • Larry Domski, a 19-year member of the Taylor Auxiliary Police Department, has been named chief of the volunteer organization.

    Domski, who is the building ordinance supervisor in the City of Taylor Office of Economic and Development Services, succeeds David Gilmer, who retired as chief after nine years and 13 years on the force.

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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...