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  • Oakwood Heritage Hospital in Taylor is one of only 10 hospitals nationwide to be recognized with a Top Improver award by Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

    The award, which is based on patient satisfaction scores, represents the ongoing goal of ensuring every single patient has a memorable experience with the hospital, said Kelly C. Smith,...

  • The Daughters of Zion, a ministry of Rivers of Living Waters Ministry Church, will sponsor a fund-raising Winter 2010 Arts and Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, December 11, at 14400 Beech Daly Road, Taylor. The show will feature original arts and crafts only, not vendors. There will be a bake sale and food available. To receive an...

  • The spirit of the holidays officially kicks off when Santa Claus arrives in Taylor by fire truck during the Santa’s Magic Forest Holiday Parade, starting at noon Saturday, November 27, at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.
     
    The public is invited to welcome Santa and Mrs. Claus, dignitaries and other community groups marching in...

  • Taylor residents will be asked for their opinions on city services, programs and other hot topics during an open Town Hall at 6 p.m. Tuesday, November 23, at the William D. Ford Senior Activity Center.

    All residents, business owners and elected officials are invited. The Town Hall will feature an interactive aspect that will allow...

  • Reservations are being taken now for the Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner at Lakes of Taylor Golf Club. The buffet will be available from noon to 5 p.m. and seating is by reservation only, (734) 287-9001. The buffet will include honey glazed ham, sliced turkey, stuffing, all of the traditional sides and dessert. Prices have been reduced this year. It...

  • Volunteers are welcome at the 41st annual Thanksgiving dinner for veterans set for 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, November 21, at American Legion Post 200 in Taylor. Residents of the Veterans Administration Medical Center will be transported by bus to the post at 11800 Michael, just north of Brest Road, where they will be served dinner and...

  • The demolition of 20 unsafe, unoccupied and/or abandoned structures in Taylor got under way November 9 as workers began knocking down the former Monroe Elementary School.

    The school building, located on Monroe north of Wick Road, is one of three schools and 20 structures targeted by the city in what Mayor Jeffrey P. Lamarand called one...

  • The World Series for the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old baseball players will return to Taylor for the 31st straight year.

    The Junior League World Series will be played August 14-20 on World Series Field at Taylor’s Heritage Park. The defending champion is the Chung-Ching Junior Little League from Taipei City, Chinese Taipei.

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  • Tim Skubick, the longest-serving member of the state capitol press corps, will present an election recap on Monday, November 29, in the Ray Mix Room at the Downriver Campus of Wayne County Community College District, 21000 Northline Road, Taylor.

    Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The program will run from 8 to 9 a.m. Continental breakfast...

  • At the end of a Veterans Day homecoming ceremony that welcomed home soldiers from the Taylor-based 777th Military Police Detachment of the Michigan National Guard, a special flag was presented to city officials.

    Sgt. 1st Class Ken Schneider -- the second in command of the unit that served in Iraq -- returned to city officials a City of...

  • City of Taylor offices are closed on Thursday, November 11, in recognition of Veterans Day, a national holiday. Thank you to all veterans who served our country to provide the freedoms we now enjoy.

    There will be a memorial gathering planned by Connie Fedel of Taylor Yoga in the Taylor Recreation Center. Participants should meet inside...

  • Taylor native Jordan Reilly, who was a standout athlete at John F. Kennedy High School, was one of the team captains on Saturday, November 6, as his University of Michigan football team defeated the University of Illinois in a wild, triple-overtime game, 67-65.

    Reilly is one of four children of Rhonda and the Rev. John Reilly, co- pastor...

  • The graduating class of Schoolcraft College Police Academy Class 11-10 of the Wayne Regional Police Academy has dedicated its annual five-mile run to the memory of Taylor police Cpl. Matthew Edwards and Auxiliary Police Lt. Dan Kromer. The run will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, November 7, at the Inkster Police Department, 27031 S. River Park Drive...

  • Connie Fedel, who runs Taylor Yoga at the Taylor Recreation Center is praised in a great story that appears on the Ile Camera newspaper website:...

  • Friends and family bid farewell to 158 Michigan Army National Guard soldiers from the Taylor-based 1,776th Military Police Company as they prepared to depart for Fort Bliss, Texas, and then Afghanistan for a 12-month tour of duty.

    The deployment ceremony was held Thursday, November 4, at the Taylor Sportsplex. Hundreds of family members...

  • Members of the Taylor Garden Club will put their decorated Christmas trees on display for the public during their next meeting, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, November 18, at Taylor's William D. Ford Senior Activity Center, 6750 Troy. Admission is free.

    The trees will be donated to the 26th annual Festival of Trees, which will take...

  • To review how Taylor voters cast their ballots in the November 2, 2010, state general election, click here: http://www.cityoftaylor.com/system/...

  • Regency Healthcare Centre of Taylor is home to millions of dollars worth of renovations designed with Regency's patients in mind.

    Regency is a premier short-term rehabilitation facility located at 12575 Telegraph Road between Goddard and Northline roads. The facility is part of the Olympia Group Healthcare Network.

    A new 2,300-...

  • A canned food drive will be held by D&M Sweets at the Gibraltar Trade Center at 15525 Racho Road in Taylor. Hours are noon to 9 p.m. Friday, November 5, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, November 6. All canned goods collected will be given to local food banks. D&M Sweets is located inside the green entryway and then to the left. For more...

  • The annual Christmas Concert will be performed by the Taylor Community Chorus starting at 6 p.m. Sunday, November 28, at the William D. Ford Senior Activity Center. Tickets are $5 each. For tickets or more information, call Director Mark Ennis at (313) 717-1242. Tickets also will be available at the door of the Ford Center, which is located at...