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  • The United States swept the world championships of inline hockey Saturday at the Taylor Sportsplex.

    The USA men’s team won the world championship for the fourth straight year, defeating the Czech Republic, 4-2, before a crowd estimated at 1,500.

    In the women’s final, USA ended a two-year run by Team Canada by taking the gold medal...

  • The second annual Cruzin Telegraph car cruise is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, 2006, on Telegraph Road. The event route includes Taylor, Dearborn Heights, Dearborn and Redford Township.

    There are plenty of activities going on in the City of Taylor including events at Biker Bob's Harley Davidson, St. Alfred...

  • The firework ceremonies in our hometown may be officially over, but Southland Center of Taylor still has reason to celebrate. The shopping center announced the next round of Hometown Heroes. July’s honorees range in age from 18 to 81. Their pictures and complete stories can be seen along the construction barricade wall, which stands at the site...

  • Emma Bird left no doubt that she was injured.

    The defenseman on the Great Britain women’s national inline hockey team connected with teammate Kate Rigby during a “warm-up friendly” scrimmage game last Sunday with France at the Taylor Sportsplex. Bird spun around and collapsed to the floor, writhed in pain and howled for help.

    Her...

  • Once upon a time – a long time before he had a family, fought fires and saved lives – Bob Tompos lived to bowl.

    Born into a family of bowlers, Tompos learned the sport at age 2 in Southwest Detroit, competed in youth leagues and practiced as often as he could. He usually had the high game or series in the league and bowled well in...

  • Taylor business owners on Ecorse Road between Pelham and Monroe are participating in a business design assistance program developed by the City of Taylor Planning Department in collaboration with the design team Design Michigan.

    The Ecorse Road Design Program continues from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 21, at Taylor City Hall, 23555 Goddard...

  • When Stephane Marcoux moved 10 years ago to Colombia, South America, with his Colombian wife Claudia, he was pleasantly surprised to see that there were two inline hockey teams playing in the capital city of Bogota.

    Marcoux, who played ice hockey while earning a degree in economics and marketing at the University of McGill in his native...

  • July 13, 2006

    TAYLOR – The 2006 Meijer Taylor Summer Festival was not only an entertaining family event, it was a financial success as well.

    The festival, held July 6-9 at Heritage Park, actually showed a small profit this year. Last year, the festival was operated by the City of Taylor at a net...

  • June 1, 2006

    The Olympics are over, the Red Wings have long since faded and the basketball playoffs are finished for the year. Who can you root for now?

    Southland Center has the answer: Hometown Heroes.

    In an effort to draw interest and build excitement as the regional shopping center heads toward the...

  • June 6, 2006

    TAYLOR – In an effort to sing the praises of the unsung hero, Mayor Cameron G. Priebe has initiated a new award program.

    The Citizen Volunteer Award will recognize Taylor residents that exhibit selfless dedication to volunteer efforts in the community.

    “Taylor...

  • June 6, 2006

    TAYLOR – Bicycles, small household appliances, tools and other items will be on the auction block Saturday, June 17, at the Sheridan Community Center.

    The public auction, sponsored by the Taylor Auxiliary Police, will open for viewing at 8:30 a.m., with the bidding starting at 9 a.m. The Community...

  • June 14, 2006


    Craft classes will be offered starting the week of June 20 by Coyote Den North in the Taylortown Trade Center, 22525 Ecorse Road.

    Mary Pustelak of Coyote Den said classes will be offered to children ages 5 and older from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and even the...

  • June 15, 2006

    TAYLOR – The next chance for residents to meet one on one with Mayor Cameron G. Priebe will be from 6 to 8 p.m. August 2 at Taylor City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road.
    The open house previously scheduled for July has been cancelled.
    “Meet the Mayor Night” is typically scheduled the...

  • Calling all boys and girls to the YWCA Western Wayne County Summer Day Camp! The YWCA 2006 Summer Day Camp for kids ages 6 to 15 will be held in Taylor.

    In cooperation with the City of Taylor Department of Golf, Parks and Recreation, camp will be held at Heritage Park in Taylor, 12111 Pardee Road.

    ...
  • June 21,

    2006 Memorial service for Chris Smith set for June 24 in Taylor

    The public is invited to join Michigan officials, family and friends of Christopher E. Smith, the late chairman of the Michigan 15th Congressional District Democratic Organization, at a memorial service honoring his life at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 24, 2006,...

  • Tournament during the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival Sunday at Heritage Park.

    The six-member coed team – which won the 36-team tournament in 2002 – returned to the winners circle of mud by defeating last year’s champ, We Are Family, in a 12-8 winner-take-all contest, ending the tournament nearly 11 hours after it started.

    Team...

  • July 9, 2006

    One of the winners of Saturday’s Taylor Fishing Derby at Heritage Park is a seasoned veteran – even at age 12. The other champion was fishing in only his second tournament – and he didn’t catch a single fish in the first one.

    Jennifer Drum of Taylor was the winner of the Senior Division for ages 9 to 12. She has had...

  • Jon Hodge competed against Brian Goodwin and Ryan Molloy in high school and college. And Saturday morning, they raced against each other one more time in the annual RollieHopgood Midtown Taylor 5K Run held during the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival.

    At the finish line, Hodge, a 21-year-old Grosse Ile native, won the distance race for the...

  • July 10, 2006

    TAYLOR, MICHIGAN – The combined efforts of the Taylor Police Department, Taylor Fire Department, Michigan State Police and Concord EMS resulted in the successful resuscitation of a 5-year-old resident of Wyandotte, Michigan.

    The young boy and his family were enjoying a private party awaiting the Meijer Taylor Summer...