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  • Miss the ESPN broadcast of the Junior League World Series championship game in Taylor? Cable television subscribers in Taylor can see the game in its entirety on the city cable channel.

    The August 19 world championship game at Heritage Park between El Campo, Texas, and Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico, will be broadcast on Comcast Channel 12 and...

  • The 42nd annual Fall Festival at St. Alfred Catholic Church is set for September 15-17 on the parish grounds at 9500 Banner, on Telegraph Road just south of Wick Road.

    The festival features three days of family fun, entertainment, games, raffles, food and beverages.

    Midway hours are 5 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, September 15; noon to 11...

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  • A Taylor police officer and firefighters, a Michigan State Police trooper from Taylor area paramedics are among the Hometown Heroes recognized at the Southland Shopping Center in Taylor.

    The local heroes – who are recognized on a construction wall at the incoming Best Buy store at Southland – are all first responders who were responsible...

  • A flea market and craft show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. October 14 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall at 11590 Pine Street in Taylor. The event is a fund-raiser for the post's Veterans and Family Relief Fund. Two five-foot tables are available for $15. One six-foot table is available for $10. For more information, contact Liz...

  • The Western Wayne Family Health Center opened its doors to the public August 7. The facility is a federally qualified community health center whose mission is designed to provide quality, affordable and accessible healthcare to the residents of area communities, targeting the “medically...

  • The following letter was sent by World Series umpire Ed Montague of Santa Rosa, California, to Junior League World Series Director Greg Bzura.

    Greg:
     
    I would to thank you, the tournament committee and all of the numerous volunteers who made the 2006 Junior League World Series the success that it was. I wish that I could thank...

  • A new assembly of fourth-degree Knights of Columbus, the Pope John Paul II Assembly 2942, recently formed at St. Alfred Parish in Taylor.
                  
    To mark the event, Auxiliary Bishop Francis Reiss celebrated a Mass at St. Alfred on July 22, followed by an installation of officers at the All Saints Council K of C Hall in Taylor...

  • Sal Portugal and Amanda Pressotto were two-time winners in the 2006 Taylor Open Tennis Tournament. The tournament is held the first week of August each year at Kennedy High School. The event is directed by Jerry Escheck, junior tennis director at the Fairlane Club in Dearborn.

    Here are the results of this year's championship matches...

  • The City of Taylor has recognized the outstanding efforts of first responders from the Taylor Police Department Taylor Fire Department, Michigan State Police and Concord EMS, which resulted in the successful resuscitation of a 5-year-old Wyandotte boy in July.

    The boy and his family were enjoying a private pre-fireworks party at a home...

  • The 39th annual Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber Steak Roast is set for 4:30 to 10 p.m. September 7 at the Heritage Park Activity Building, 12111 Pardee Road.

    Dinner will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. The menu features New York strip steak or barbecued chicken, baked potato, salad, corn on the cob, mushrooms, sauteed onions, rolls,...

  • The next chance for residents to meet one on one with Mayor Cameron G. Priebe will be from 6 to 8 p.m. September 6 at Taylor City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road.

    “Meet the Mayor Night” is typically scheduled the Wednesday after the first City Council meeting of each month. Council meetings are held the first and third Tuesdays of each month....

  • A registration open house will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. August 31 in the gymnasium at St. John’s Lutheran School, located on the southeast corner of Telegraph and Northline roads. St. John’s, celebrating 75 years of Christian education, is enrolling preschool and kindergarten through eighth...

  • The championship game of the Junior League World Series held August 13-19 at Heritage Park in Taylor will be televised at 2:30 p.m. on ESPN2. The game features USA champion El Campo, Texas, vs. International champion Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico.

  • The Taylor Firefighters Ball will take place September 22 at the All-Saints Knights of Columbus Hall at 24900 Brest Road in Taylor. Cocktails...

  • Jennifer Hall still remembers the goose bumps.

    It was August 1987 and Hall was a member of the Taylor Northwest Little League team that was competing in the Junior League World Series right in her hometown.

    As Hall trotted in to play outfield, she heard Jim Sicotte announce: “Ladies and gentlemen, you are witnessing history in the...

  • When family members are on the road for weeks at a time to support a teen-age son who is part of something special, they may not put a lot of thought into where their next meal will take place.

    During last week’s Junior League World Series in Taylor, organizers solved the dinner dilemma: They fed the players for free and offered the same...

  • Years from now, if baseball becomes popular in Romania, Cristian Manea may be considered the person responsible for getting it there.

    Manea, a successful 32-year-old computer business owner in his native Bucharest, became the first umpire from Romania to work the Junior League World Series in Taylor, which took place last week. That’s...

  • Brian England was the first Kentucky umpire to work the Junior League World Series in Taylor. England, 27, has been an ump since age 10.

    “I like the game,” the Louisville resident said. “There’s not a better game than baseball.”

    When he started umpiring as a child, he did it for the money. Since then, he’s been a Little League...

  • The young baseball players from El Campo, Texas, were not happy just to be in Taylor, Michigan, for the 26th annual Junior League World Series. Their goal was the world championship.

    On Saturday at World Series Field in Heritage Park, the USA Southwest champions won the world title of the 13- and 14-year-old division of Little League...