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  • 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.

  • A Taylor boy was one of four winners in a coloring contest at the Southland Center office of H&R Block.

    Dominic Long, age 6, was one of four prize winners in the contest, which was held August 28.

    Dominic was among the aspiring young artists from several Downriver communities to display their coloring talents and compete for...

  • SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, announces that Tuesday, September 2, is an Ozone Action Day in Southeast Michigan.

    The beautiful weather experienced in Southeast Michigan over the long holiday weekend has become somewhat stagnant and is getting dirtier every day. Winds out of the southeast and then out of the south...

  • As summer winds down, the Taylor Conservatory Foundation is seeking volunteers and participants for September events:

    • A Texas Hold'em fund-raiser is scheduled for 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. September 6-7 and 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. September 8-9 at Taylor Lanes. Besides players, the foundation is looking for volunteers to work a four-hour shift...
  • An important fund-raiser for the marching band at John F. Kennedy High School is set for September 14 at Taylor Meadows Golf Club, 25360 Ecorse Road.

    "Soaring at the Meadows" is an 18-hole golf outing held annually to support the high school band.

    Registration is scheduled for 7 a.m. Participants also receive a...

  • The Downriver Community Band will perform a benefit concert for the Fish & Loaves Community Food Pantry starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 8, at the William Ford Senior Activity Center, 6750 Troy.

    The evening of nostalgia features big band, oldies and show tunes. Tickets are $10; $8 for seniors and children. Tickets are...

  • The Downriver Council for the Arts, with the support of the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs, will present the “Felt, Paper, Cloth & Canvas” September 4 through October 17 at the DCA Home and Skylight Galleries, 20904 Northline Road.

    The galleries will showcase the works of four artists pushing the boundaries of...

  • The City of Taylor Fire Department has taken delivery of three new advanced life support ambulances.

    Fire Chief Vince Fedel said the paramedics that operate the new units have been impressed with the quality of both the ride and the construction of these ambulances.

    "I have received a lot of positive feedback from our...

  • The 2000 census noted that there were 24,776 households in the City of Taylor and just over 23 percent of all households were made up of individuals, with 7.6 percent having someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.

    Sarah L. Bowman, a graduate of Dorsey Business, recognized that, with all the pressures of the daily grind,...

  • Area residents are invited to rock around the clock to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

    The Taylor Moose are inviting people to bring their rocking chair to the Taylor Moose Family Center at 9981 Telegraph Road and keep rocking for 24 hours – from noon Saturday, August 30, to noon Sunday, August 31.

    The rockers...

  • Ballet Americana, Taylor’s home dance company, hosted a recent visit by renowned dance instructor and choreographer Joe Istre.

    Istre was on hand at the Taylor Recreation Center August 8-11 to choreograph a new piece, “The Sound of Light,” which is performed to “Music for Wood Pieces” by Steven Reich. In this composition, Istre uses...

  • Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land will address the next Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce Legislative Forum. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. September 15 at Crystal Gardens, 16703 Fort Street, Southgate.
     
    Land has been noted for efficiency and technology improvements to the Michigan Secretary of...

  • Oakwood Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Rajinder P. Sharma MD and Pavani Kolli MD, internal medicine physicians at Oakwood, have moved their practices and are now opening a beautiful new practice in Dearborn. The two physicians previously had practices located in Dearborn and Allen Park, respectively.

    Dr. Sharma completed...

  • Taylor police are seeking information to help identify a man found deceased of natural causes in the wooded area behind the Target store on Tuesday, August 19. The man is described as white, about 50 years of age, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing about 205 pounds.  He had dark collar-length hair and was wearing tan cargo pants, brown...

  • The Walk in the Woods for Pancreatic Cancer is scheduled for 11 a.m. Sunday, August 24, at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road. The walk has been organized by Brian Vyletel, best friend of Ken Wood. Ken passed away in October from pancreatic cancer and Brian wanted to do something in his honor. Both are 1977 graduates of John F. Kennedy High...

  • The 63rd annual Corn Roast will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, August 23, at the Democratic Club of Taylor, 23400 Wick Road. There will be free corn, entertainment and clowns. Kids games and pony rides are available free to members; non-members can enjoy them all day for $5. Refreshments and food will be available for purchase. For more...

  • The City of Taylor Beautification Commission is seeking nominees for beautification awards for residences and businesses.  This year, a third category has been added for apartment complexes.

    The committee wants to honor those that help make the city a beautiful place to live and work.

    Contact Michele McNeely at (734) 374-1450 or...

  • For the third consecutive year, a team of 13- and 14-year-old girls from Taylor North Central and Taylor Northeast have won the Little League Junior Division District 5 Championship hosted by the Lincoln Park North Little League. This years Team Taylor had five members from last years squad that won the 2007 state championship. Six members of...