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  • The Red Barn Blast at the Heritage Park Petting Farm continues a Taylor fall family tradition from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 4. The day includes free antique tractor rides, crafts for children to create and an opportunity to visit with the all of the animals wearing their "fall coats." There will be light refreshments available...

  • Pumpkin decorating, hay rides, caramel apples, cider and donuts and a new arts and crafts show are all part of the annual Taylor Fall Fun Fest, set for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 11, at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.

    Fall Fest is an event with something for the whole...

  • The Right Words for Any Occasion is the latest book by Taylor author Erika Swanson Geiss. Released by West Side Publishing (an imprint of Publications International Ltd.), the book is a handy guide for writing social and business letters and other correspondence.

    The Right Words for Any Occasion helps people know what...

  • Community leaders in Taylor, Dearborn, Trenton, Canton Township and Wayne have adopted a proclamation honoring Oakwood Healthcare System’s many emergency room nurses in recognition of Emergency Nurses Week, October 5-11, and Emergency Nurses Day on October 8. Each municipality is a location for one of Oakwood’s five emergency departments in...

  • A Taylor native who graduated from Harvard University and found worldwide success in the business world has returned to the city as executive director of golf, parks and recreation.

    Michael O’Malley, a three-sport star at John F. Kennedy High School in Taylor who went on to captain the Harvard baseball team and pitch in two College World...

  • The City of Taylor has received reports of individuals going door to door registering people to vote.

    City Clerk Mary Ann Rilley said that while that in itself is not illegal, it is not recommended that residents surrender the completed form to the solicitor.

    "The resident can accept the form, but should submit it to the City...

  • The ordinance officers in the City of Taylor Office of Development Services remind residents that Article 35(7) of the Taylor Code of Ordinances states that political signs cannot be placed in the city right of way and only one sign per candidate is allowed per lot or parcel of property. Thank you for your cooperation in this election year.

  • The White Sox won the Minor League championship (10 years old and under) at Taylor Northwest's Fall Baseballl League. The team's record was 12 wins and 1 loss, with the only loss by one run in the bottom of the sixth inning of that game. Team members in the front row are Tony Gibson (left), Jacob Smith, Griffin McCart, Justin Harris,...

  • The Taylor Conservatory Foundation will host a “ghoulish night of food, fun, fright and spooktacular entertainment.” The premier Halloween Luau is scheduled for 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, October 30, at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, 16703 Fort Street, Southgate.

    “We want everyone to join in the fun,” said Larry Wright, foundation board...

  • For the second straight year, it took late heroics by the members of the Taylor Fire Department to defeat their counterparts from the Taylor Police Department in the second annual softball game to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

    The game, played on World Series Field at Heritage Park, saw the firefighters defeat the police officers,...

  • The 23rd District Court building is now known as the Nicita and Sutherland Courthouse – named for two men who served together for more than 32 years in the City of Taylor judiciary.

    The brand new letters added in September to the top of the majestic building commemorate the service of Judge Anthony Nicita and Judge William J. Sutherland...

  • The Bridgewater Senior Open golf tournament is scheduled for October 6-7 at Taylor Meadows Golf Club. Check-in is set for 9 a.m., followed by a 10 a.m. shotgun start.

    The annual seniors' appreciation event is open to golfers 55 and older. The 18-hole tournament is a two-person scramble. Golfers must register in twosomes.

    The...

  • The ESPN 3Club golf school begins October 3 at Lakes of Taylor.

    ESPN 3Club Tour

    After one day, you'll drive better, pitch and chip better, putt better and play better. Tuition includes a $400 Callaway gift card. Register with your American Express Card and receive an additional $50 Callaway gift card....

  • The 2009 Senior Activity Card will be available for purchase beginning October 1, 2008, at the Taylor Parks and Recreation Office, 22805 Goddard Road. The Activity Card is offered to senior citizens (55 and older) for the low price of $25. Cardholders are entitled to swim free year round at city pools, free use of the Taylor Recreation Center,...

  • Hundreds of families turned out for the 14th annual Turn Off The Violence event presented by the Rotary Club of Taylor on September 18 at Heritage Park in Taylor.

    The weather was ideal for an evening of fun outdoor activities, away from the television.  Many area community organizations were there to introduce the activities that are...

  • Ed Plato, corporation counsel for the City of Taylor, for the third consecutive year has been designated by the national publication "Law & Politics" as a Michigan Super Lawyer for 2008. Super Lawyers are the top 5 percent of attorneys in the state as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics...

  • Wayne County Community College District’s (WCCCD) Continuing Education Division, in partnership with the Student Services Department presents College Night for 20 area Downriver high schools.

    The event is set for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 9, at the WCCCD Downriver Campus, located at 21000 Northline Road, Taylor.

    College...

  • The Taylor Police Department will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, September 25, at the former main fire station at 11101 Pine Street, just south of City Hall.

    Appointments can be made by calling Marge Maladecki at (734) 374-1445, although walk-ins are accepted.

  • Taylor firefighters will serve a free pancake breakfast to commemorate Fire Prevention Week.  “Firehouse Flapjacks” will be served from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 11, at Fire Station 2, located at 25303 Ecorse Road.

    During the event, participants will have an opportunity to learn how to survive a fire emergency in the fire safe...

  • Physicians in the Oakwood Healthcare system are offering patients free prostate screenings in honor of September being Prostate Awareness Month.

    The free prostate cancer screenings, including free PSA blood test, will be offered to men 40 or older at the Affiliates In Urology medical offices, located at 33545 Cherry Hill Road in Westland...