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  • A beginner genealogy workshop will be presented by the Downriver Genealogical Society from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, October 27, at the Taylor Community Library, 12303 Pardee Road. Register in advance. Admission is $3 for society members; $6 for non-members. For more information, call (313) 382-3229 or send e-mail to...

  • Tickets are available for the 23rd annual Downriver Community Prayer Breakfast, scheduled for December 3 at Crystal Gardens, 16703 Fort Street, Southgate. The event will begin with breakfast at 7 a.m. This year's speaker will be Dr. Ed Hindson, a Downriver native who is president of World Prophetic Ministry and a professor of religion at...

  • An urgent weather message has been issued by the National Weather Service for Wayne County and other regions. The warning, which is in effect from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, states that very strong winds are expected Tuesday and Wednesday. Wind gusts in excess of 60 miles per hour are possible. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop...

  • Shadow's Pet Pantry, which provides dog food and cat food at no cost to pets of needy families, needs your support. The Taylor-based charity is in the running for a $25,000 grant in the Pepsi Refresh program, but needs lots of online votes from Internet users to get selected.

    Lois Nemeth, a Taylor woman who originated Shadow's Pet Pantry...

  • Taylor police officers and other agencies hosted a free child car seat safety event October 8 behind the Taylor Police Department. Cpl. Theodore Michowski said 43 families participated. Officers and volunteers from the Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency and Safe Kids Michigan distributed 45 convertible-style car seats, two combination...

  • The "Big Dig" on Saturday, October 16, at the Taylor Conservatory and Botanical was rated a great success as volunteers planted 28 native, spring-flowering trees around the conservatory on Northline Road, just east of Pardee Road.

    The trees will provide food and habitat for birds and other wildlife, as well as provide a beautiful display...

  • Taylor firefighters will wear pink shirts and sell them to bring awareness to the fight against breast cancer.

    Members of Taylor Fire Fighters, IAFF Local 1252, will wear the special pink shirts October 27-29 at the city’s three fire stations. They will take orders for shirts through the end of October at the Midtown Fire Station, 23345...

  • Oakwood Teen Health Centers make a difference in the lives of thousands of young people each year through a variety of school-based and school-linked programs.
     
    In an effort to provide a wider scope of services to a larger population in the Downriver area, Oakwood Healthcare is relocating the offices and clinical operations of...

  • A brownfield redevelopment project in the City of Taylor will demolish two vacant commercial structures and construct a 40,000-square-foot industrial facility to expand the current operations of Watson Engineering.

    The project will include environmental remediation activities, a new parking lot, a stormwater management system and new...

  • Volunteers are sought to participate in a "Big Dig" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 16, at the Taylor Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, located on Northline Road just east of Pardee Road and the Heritage Park Petting Farm.

    Participants will plant 24 flowering trees around the perimeter of the conservatory, creating a display...

  • In celebration of Atlas Oil Company's 25th anniversary and new ownership of a local retail gas station, Atlas will hold a promotion at a “to be announced” location for special gas prices, prizes and fun. At 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 14 -- 30 minutes prior to the event -- radio station 93.1 (Doug FM) will announce the location of the...

  • The Junior League Baseball World Series will benefit from a bowling outing on Friday, October 22, at Skore Lanes at 22255 Ecorse Road in Taylor. Check-in begins at 8:30 p.m. Bowling starts at 9:30. Participants will bowl three no-tap games, compete for prizes and enjoy pizza. The night also includes a silent auction, 50/50 raffles and lots of...

  • The Taylor Northwest Little League's annual haunted house and haunted hayride is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through October at Papp Park. According to the league's Facebook page, festivities get under way at dark. Admission is $8 for the hayride, $10 for the haunted house and $15 for both. Group rates are available. For more...

  • Public Notice

    Receipt of an operating license application for a hazardous waste management facility

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE), Environmental Resource Management Division (ERMD), has given notice that on October 1, 2010, Environmental Geo Technologies (EGT) submitted a...

  • Taylor seniors will celebrate October birthdays and Halloween during a Halloween Birthday Bash from noon to 3 p.m. October 28. There is no charge. There will be costume prizes and lots of fun. For more information, call the City of Taylor Department of Senior Services at (313) 291-7740.

  • The weekend visit by the Whispering Pines Animal Kingdom to Taylor's Heritage Park Petting Farm is the subject of a photo gallery in the Sunday, October 10, 2010, Detroit Free Press....

  • Children will enjoy Halloween stories, pumpkin decorating, games, a craft and refreshments during free events at the Taylor Community Library, 12303 Pardee Road. Two sessions are scheduled: 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 19, and 6 p.m. Thursday, October 21. Advanced registration is required. Call (734) 287-4840 for more information.

  • The Scream Machine haunted attraction returns to the shopping plaza at 21207 Eureka Road next to the Gibraltar Trade Center. Highlights include "The Helevator - a portal to the unknown" as well as new special effects for the 2010 season. Dates are October 8-10, 15-17 and 22-31. Hours are 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 7 p.m. to...