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  • A no-limit Texas hold'em tournament will raise funds for the Junior League World Series, held for the past 28 years in Taylor.

    The tournament is set for 7 p.m. Friday, September 19, at the Ramada Inn, 20777 Eureka Road, Taylor. Registration starts at 6 p.m.

    The first prize is a guaranteed minimum of $1,000 and 10 percent of...

  • Persons with expired and unused medication may dispose of them properly during an event from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, September 18, at UAW Region 1-A, located at 9650 Telegraph Road in Taylor.

    In addition, pharmacists from CVS will be available to review current medications for compatibility.

    Products accepted for disposal include...

  • The 210th Military Police Battalion and the Fallen Heroes Memorial Foundation invite the public to the dedication of a Lest They Be Forgotten Memorial honoring four members of the military who gave the ultimate sacrifice in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    The dedication ceremony honoring Sgt. Craig S. Frank, Sfc. James D. Priestap, Spc. Brandon...

  • 11/04/2008 Election Results

    FOLLOWING IS A STORY AND OTHER INFORMATION ABOUT CITY OF TAYLOR ELECTION PLANS THAT TOOK PLACE PRIOR TO THE NOVEMBER 4 ELECTION. 

    The Taylor City Clerk’s office is working diligently on preparations for the upcoming General Election on November 4.

    “...

  • The annual Turn Off the Violence family event sponsored by the Rotary Club of Taylor is scheduled for 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, September 18, at Heritage Park.

    The free event is meant to get families away from the television, out of the house and into a family setting with positive activities.

    The day includes food, music, face...

  • The Taylor-based Downriver Council for the Arts will showcase up to four Downriver artists who have developed a body of work worthy of statewide exposure.

    Two and three-dimensional work created within the past four years will be considered. The selected artist(s) will receive a cash prize of $200 and will be featured in a group...

  • The Chaplaincy Council of UAW Region 1A will be “giving back to the community” by hosting a Community Fun Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 20, at UAW Region 1A, 9650 Telegraph Road.

    “We will have guest speakers, local businesses, choirs, music, refreshments and plenty of fun for families,” said David Webster, UAW chaplain...

  • A spaghetti dinner will kick off fund-raising efforts to acquire and restore The Mellus Newspapers building and the Pollak building next door.

    The dinner is scheduled for 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 15, at the Ikaros Hall, 1677 Fort Street, Lincoln Park. Tickets are $5 each.

    The fund-raising dinner is hosted by the Lincoln Park...

  • The Taylor Unified Hockey Club is seeking support from the community with its second annual Golf Outing. The event will begin with a 9 a.m. shotgun start on Saturday, October 11, at the Dearborn Hills Golf Club, 1300 South Telegraph Road. Registration begins at 8 a.m.

    The money raised goes toward the team’s ice bill and helps those...

  • David St. John desperately needed better access to his home and the ability to get out in case of an emergency. St. John, a long-time Taylor resident, experienced a severe medical condition that left him unable to walk. ...

  • More than 4,440 Downriver residents have yet to file a tax return in order to receive their economic stimulus checks, according to IRS data.

    The failure to file could mean lost payments of $300, $600, or even $1,200 from the...

  • City of Taylor officials have honored the owners of Midway Golf Family Fun Center for their service and contributions to the community.

    Midway, located at 22381 Van Born Road – “midway” between Telegraph Road and the Southfield Freeway – has helped meet the region’s entertainment needs for 57 years.

    Midway was opened July 4, 1951...

  • Police officers and firefighters in this city have at least one thing in common: They hate to lose.

    When the firefighters defeated the cops, 15-11, in a softball donnybrook a year ago, there was much celebrating by the members of Taylor Firefighters Local 1252.

    It was the first victory by the firefighters in a recent series of...

  • The Taylor Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4422 will hold a ceremony for POW/MIA Recognition Day beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, September 19, at the Taylor Post located at 11590 Pine.

    The public is invited to attend the ceremony which will include remarks from veterans and local...

  • The much anticipated yearly tradition of food and fun returns to Taylor September 12-14 during the 44th Annual St. Alfred Parish Fall Festival. All events will he held on the church grounds, 9500 Banner at Telegraph Road, just south of Wick Road.

    Hours are 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

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  • "If you act now you may still be able to save your home," Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano recently advised homeowners who find themselves in danger of foreclosure.

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  • Approximately 100 Soldiers from the Taylor-based 177th Military Police Brigade will be honored Sunday, September 7, in recognition of their 15-month deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The celebration will be held at Harry S. Truman High School gym, 11211 Beech Daly Road in Taylor, beginning at 9 a.m.

    The Freedom Salute...

  • Girls’ Night Out – a unique musical duet featuring the talents of two experienced female musicians – is playing at a location near you.

    Mary Boonenberg and Cindy Pavelek, who each have more than two decades of professional musical experience in Metro Detroit, present their shows with a lively sense of humor. They enjoy the music they...

  • MidTown Pizza has opened for business at 21250 Goddard Road, just west of Mortenview.

    The new business is a family-owned place specializing in pizza, subs, wings and a variety of other foods.  Hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Carryout and delivery are available for lunch as...

  • Members of the Taylor Veterans of Foreign Wars are marketing their hall for rental for all occasions. The hall is located at 11590 Pine Street, south of Goddard Road. For information, pricing and availability, call (734) 287-6144.