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  • Access this link to read the story in the October 6, 2010, edition of The News-Herald Newspapers:
    http://www.thenewsherald.com/articles/...

  • A massive "Meet and Greet the Candidates" night is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. October 21 in the Ray Mix Room of Wayne County Community College District, 21000 Northline Road, Taylor. The Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce has invited 114 candidates from the federal state and county whose names will appear on November 2, 2010,...

  • In an effort to better educate Taylor residents during Fire Prevention Month, the Taylor Fire Department supports smoke alarm recommendations from the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). “Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With!” is the theme for October 2010.

    “Many homes in the City Of Taylor may not have any smoke...

  • The Spirit of Detroit National Karate Championships return to the Taylor Sportsplex starting at 9:30 a.m. and running all day on Saturday, October 16.

    There will be martial arts competition among hundreds of boys, girls, men, women and teams -- including competitors from Taylor, all over Michigan, other states and Canada. Events will...

  • Whispering Pines Animal Kingdom visits the Taylor's Heritage Park Petting Farm from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. October 9 and 10.

    The weekend provides visitors with a great chance to visit actual wild animals, such as sloths, monkeys, kangaroos and lots of other furry creatures. New additions to the menagerie this year are two pot belly pigs...

  • One hundred and thirty people in need received free dentistry during the second annual Dentistry From the Heart event on September 25 at Shwedel Dental in Taylor.

    Each visitor received a filling, an extraction or a cleaning from Dr. Steven Shwedel and his team of more than 40 volunteers -- including Dr. Caroline Okonkowski, Dr. Scott...

  • Two state representatives with ties to Taylor have been recognized as 2010 Legislator of the Year by the Michigan Municipal League.

    State Rep. Douglas Geiss (D-Taylor) and State Rep. Edward Clemente (D-Lincoln Park) were honored for their instrumental actions in the Michigan State Legislature on behalf of Michigan's cities. Also honored...

  • The Downriver and Detroit Business Association is accepting registrations for the Fall Community Expo, scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. November 17 at Crystal Gardens in Southgate. Expo tables are $50 each. Sponsorships are $300 and $150. For more information, call Laura Wyatt at (313) 595-2624. The association website is...

  • City of Taylor officials are pleased the community has received a $1.4 million federal grant in public works funds that will be used to construct road and water infrastructure in the Trolley East Industrial Park.

    U.S. Representative John D. Dingell (D-MI15) commended the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for the funding, which is...

  • A booth at Gibraltar Trade Center in Taylor is selling cakes to fight cancer. Mary Pustelak said all proceeds from her D & M Sweets towel cake sale will be donated to the American Cancer Society. The booth will be open during trade center hours through October 31: noon to 9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m....

  • Taylor police officers and other agencies will host a free child car seat safety event from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, October 8, behind the Taylor Police Department at 23515 Goddard Road.

    Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency Head Start is setting up the event for expectant mothers, who will receive guidance on the proper way to...

  • The Taylor Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force is selling Halloween treats to raise funds for the group's efforts to spread the word about the dangers of substance abuse.

    Available are:

    • Better Made Potato Chips -- barbecue, sweet barbecue, dill, plain, red hot, salt & vinegar, sour cream and variety pack. The chips come in...
  • The Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold an open house at the chamber's new Taylor home at 20904 Northline Road from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, October 15. Beer, wine and refreshments will be served. The home is located in the former headquarters of the Downriver Council for the Arts on the Downriver Campus of Wayne County...

  • SMS Millcraft at 15200 Huron in Taylor received the Consultation Education and Training Gold Award from the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration for going nearly three years without an accident that resulted in lost employee time.

    Martha Yoder, MiOSHA deputy director, presented the award to plant manager Greg Merta,...

  • Taylor Mayor Jeffrey P. Lamarand’s next session of “Coffee with the Mayor” is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 12, at LaHacienda restaurant, 20355 Van Born Road.

    The gathering is part of a series of monthly meetings with Mayor Lamarand and his constituents. Taylor residents are invited to an informal setting to learn more about the...

  • When Paula Neuman had her first “hot flash” it was followed by some 20 hot flashes per day.

    “A lot of them are at night, which left me plenty of time to think," said Paula, who edits the Life and Leisure section of The News-Herald Newspapers. "I found myself wishing for a rite of passage. At the very least, I wanted a freakin’ greeting...

  • St. John's Lutheran Church will host a roast beef dinner and silent auction to benefit the family of Taylor Auxiliary Police Lt. Dan Kromer, who was killed in the line of duty. The event is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, November 7, at the church, 13116 Telegraph (at Northline Road), Taylor.

    Dinner tickets are $10 each and will be...

  • The Taylor Goodfellows are seeking volunteers to help raise funds to provide Christmas dinner to Taylor families and presents to children.

    Volunteers will sell special fund-raising newspapers on the streets of Taylor November 26-28.

    The Goodfellows plan to serve 300 families this year, using money raised during two Texas hold'em...

  • The family of Taylor Auxiliary Police Lt. Dan Kromer will benefit from an event organized by his former comrades on Saturday, October 9, at Meadow Bar, 25018 Ecorse Road, Taylor.

    Free dinner will be served starting at 4 p.m. The meal will include spaghetti, hot dogs and side dishes provided by the staff at Meadow Bar.

    The evening...

  • An overnight sports lock-in for local children at Game On Sports Center in Taylor will raise funds for the family of Taylor police Cpl. Matthew Edwards, who was killed in the line of duty in July.

    The event has been rescheduled for 10 p.m. October 30 to 7 a.m. October 31 at Game On, located at 14110 Pardee Road. Police officers and...