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  • The Fish and Loaves Community Food Pantry and Gordon Food Service of Taylor are teaming up to help feed the hungry at Thanksgiving.

    Fish and Loaves recently opened in Taylor to ensure that no one goes hungry in Taylor and surrounding communities. As a nonprofit organization that does not charge for food or any services provided, Fish and...

  • The Rotary Club of Taylor made its annual sponsorship of Rotary Park official with a $3,000 donation to the City of Taylor. Club President Armando Sardanopoli said the funds serve as a commitment from Rotary to support the maintenance of the park, which is located on Telegraph Road behind the Michigan State Police Post. Michael O'Malley and...

  • Atlas Oil Company of Taylor is standing tall today as the Detroit Free Press has congratulated the company for making the newspaper’s “Top Workplace" list for 2008.

    This “Top Workplace” list identifies the leading workplaces in the Detroit Metro area based upon employee opinions. Atlas emerged as one of the standouts among 191...

  • Join Taylor author Erika Swanson Geiss for a book launch party and book signing of her latest book, The Right Words for Any Occasion. The event is set for 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 18, at Heritage Perk, 22395 Goddard Road.

    The Right Words for Any Occasion is a handy guide for all of your letter-writing needs for...

  • Sweetest Day dinner will be served from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, October 18, at the Lake House Grille inside Lakes of Taylor Golf Club on Northline Road between Telegraph and Beech Daly roads.

    The dinner price of $24.95 per person includes an appetizer buffet, champagne, an entrée selection and dessert. Entrée choices are filet mignon,...

  • Downriver and Detroit Business Association is proud to present the Fall Harvest Community Expo from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, at Gleaners Community Food Bank, 25670 Northline Road, Taylor. The event is an opportunity for local small business owners to showcase their products and services while helping a great charity. Admission is free...

  • The Mayor's Youth Advisory Council will host a haunted house bus trip to Erebus Haunted House in Pontiac. The outing for teens only is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22. Participants should meet at 5 p.m. at the Taylor Recreation Center, 22805 Goddard Road. The cost is $5 for pizza and pop and $13 for the haunted attraction. Participants...

  • The band Optimism's Glow will perform at Taylor Meadows Golf Club on Friday, October 17, from 9 to 11 p.m. Band members are Sarah Storti, Joel Sherrard, Tommy Rexford and Kyle Daniel, all from Taylor. The Green Side Grille, located inside Taylor Meadows, will have food and drink specials. The cover charge is just $4. Taylor Meadows is...

  • A number of bowling events are scheduled for October and November at Skore Lanes, located at 22255 Ecorse Road in Taylor.

    Blair Moody Halloween Bowling Fund-raiser
    Saturday, October 18, at 3 p.m. (Check-in at 2 p.m.)
    $11 per person pre-paid
    $13 per person at the door
    Shoes just 99 cents
    Includes...

  • When Taylor resident Bill Lauder retired after 41 years at Commonwealth Industries in Detroit, he turned to what he liked to do best: art.

    Mr. Lauder had always drawn – he drew murals way back in high school. But at age 62, he wanted to learn to paint, so he signed up for a drawing class with water paints at the William D. Ford Senior...

  • Richard Doom, an active Taylor volunteer who organized the senior golf league in the city for more than two decades, will be remembered by a shelter he proposed at Taylor Meadows Golf Club.

    Mr. Doom passed away in June. His wife Shirley, Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe and many of his fellow golfers were among those present October 10 for...

  • TAYLOR, MICHIGAN – The City of Taylor has received the 2008 Clean City of the Year Award.

    The honor, which salutes a city’s “commitment to clean transportation solutions,” was presented during the recent Michigan Clean Transportation and Awards Gala at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi.

    The award recognizes a community’s “...

  • The City of Taylor will received nearly $2.5 million in funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which is responding to the effects of high foreclosures across the country.

    HUD Secretary Steve Preston said his agency's new Neighborhood Stabilization Program will provide targeted emergency assistance to state...

  • Taylor police officers and firefighters will meet in their annual hockey game at 7:30 p.m. November 7 at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    The game benefits the Fish & Loaves Community Food Pantry, which provides food to more than 1,000 families and individuals throughout the year. The Police Department’s Holly McGeogh...

  • The Downriver Community Band will perform a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 8, at Taylor’s William D. Ford Senior Activity Center, 6750 Troy.

    The event is an inaugural fund-raiser for the Fish and Loaves Community Food Bank, a non-profit organization serving the less fortunate families of Taylor and five other Downriver...

  • Atlas Oil Company’s Atlas Cares will visit Taylor’s William Ford Senior Activity Center from 1 to 3 p.m. October 30. Atlas Cares will donate 15 employee carved and decorated pumpkins and assorted Halloween candy to help decorate the center for its birthday and fall activity party.

    The Senior Center is an activity center for seniors age...

  • Atlas Oil Company has received the highest ratings from the State of Michigan Motor Carrier Division, which recently conducted an intensive Department of Transportation (DOT) safety audit at Atlas' corporate office in Taylor.

    The investigator commented positively on the condition/maintenance of Atlas trucks, security plan and...

  • Dead and dying ash trees are a widespread problem in Southeastern Michigan due to the emerald ash borer, an insect that has invaded ash trees in several states. As a result, the trees, which may grow to heights of 60 feet, become structurally unstable and may fall at any time.

    Detroit Edison is seeing more and more incidents in which ash...

  • Thousands of local residents are eligible for the Economic Stimulus Payment and have not applied for it. Even though the April 15 tax deadline has passed, it is not too late to file for the payment this year. Persons who qualify for the payment must file a 2007 tax return by October 15, 2008.

    The Senior Alliance - Area Agency on Aging 1-...

  • The second annual Haunted Hayride will be presented by the Taylor South Little League October 17 and 18 at the Little League fields at Heritage Park.

    Hours are 6 to 11:30 p.m. both days. There will be pee wee hayrides from 6 to 7 p.m. for children 5 and younger and any other children who do not want to get scared.

    Admission is $5...