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  • The Heritage Park Petting Farm hosted its first Down on the Farm Day Camp July 21-25. The program was offered to the first 20 children from kindergarten to second grade. There was a waiting list nearly as long. The camp provided week-long hands-on experience with animals, crafts, stories, songs and games, plus snacks and fun.

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  • Weeks of talks between the Wayne County Airport Authority and elected officials from the communities surrounding the airport have come to a successful conclusion.

    On Thursday, July 24, the board approved the Detroit Metropolitan Master Plan and its accompanying Airport Layout Plan.

    The airport board and the communities worked with...

  • Recent economic trends in Michigan have meant tough times for Downriver families. But churches in the Downriver area and Dearborn Heights are working together to help take some of the bite out of the economic downturn, ensuring that no family goes without food.

    On Tuesday, July 29, the churches will celebrate the grand opening of the...

  • Four Taylor restaurants are part of the second annual "Grub Crawl" sponsored by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce.

    The event -- set for for 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, August 5 -- is an opportunity to sample the offerings of area restaurants.

    Participants take part by purchasing an official Grub Crawl T-...

  • Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe has issued a proclamation recognizing and congratulating the personal and academic achievements of resident Stephen Derry II.

    Derry graduated Cum Laude from John F. Kennedy High School on June 8, 2008, with two tassels representing construction and repair earned through the school’s construction curriculum...

  • For the fourth straight year, thousands of classic car buffs and spectators will celebrate the automobile as they cruise historic Telegraph Road on Saturday in Taylor, Dearborn Heights and Redford Township.

    The Telegraph Tomorrow Classic Car Cruise, named for the Telegraph Tomorrow Association that works to improve and promote U.S. 24,...

  • The reach of the Junior League World Series in Taylor keeps getting longer.

    The London, England, all-stars have qualified as one of the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old baseball teams from around the world. They will represent Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) during the 28th annual World Series, set for August 10-16 at Heritage...

  • For the third time in seven years, a clean team has won the Taylor Mud Volleyball Tournament.

    Actually, it was Team Clean that went undefeated in eight matches to win the 20th annual Mud Volleyball Tournament on Sunday at Heritage Park.

    The six members of Team Clean – three men and three women – went unbeaten in five afternoon...

  • Try a little taste of Texas at the Lake House Grille at Lakes of Taylor Golf Club. For a limited time only, a half slab of Texas-style Dry Rub Ribs is just $13.95. Really hungry? Get the whole dang thing for just $16.95. For more specials and coupons, visit www.TaylorGolf.com. Lakes of Taylor is located...

  • Greenside Grille at Taylor Meadows Golf Club will be open Sundays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. beginning July 27. Dine inside or greenside and enjoy some great Sunday-only specials. Reservations and carryouts are welcome. Call (734) 287-9002. Taylor Meadows is located at 25360 Ecorse Road between Telegraph and Beech Daly roads.

  • The Latin America region of the world will have a first-time participant in the Junior League World Series in Taylor.

    Curacao, which has played in the last seven Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, has finally qualified to play in its first world tournament for 13- and 14-year-old baseball players.

    Willemstad...

  • SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, announces that Friday, July 18, 2008, is an Ozone Action Day in Southeast Michigan. Thursday, also was an Ozone Action Day.

    Friday's weather is a continuation of Thursday's heat and humidity. These conditions have caused ground-level ozone to build up over two days, further...

  • At least three candidates for the 22nd District of the State House of Representatives -- which includes Taylor -- will participate in a Candidate Forum presented by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce.

    The forum will take place Monday, July 21, at Crystal Gardens, 16703 Fort Street, Southgate. Registration begins at 11...

  • In cooperation with the National Alliance on Mental Illness–Michigan (NAMI-MI), Oakwood Heritage Hospital will present Mental Illness 102 -- Families In Action seminar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 9, at the William Ford Senior Activity Center, 6750 Troy, Taylor.

    This seminar is for parents, professionals, caregivers and...

  • The 23rd District Court building will be named after two men who served together for more than 32 years in the City of Taylor judiciary.

    The Nicita and Sutherland Courthouse will be named for Judge Anthony Nicita and Judge William J. Sutherland. Upon a recommendation by Mayor Cameron G. Priebe, the Taylor City Council voted unanimously...

  • Two recent college graduates beat the rest of the field – and the rain – to win their first Rollie Hopgood Midtown Taylor 5K Run on Saturday morning.

    Wade Wines, a Pinckney native who just graduated from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, was the overall male winner. The 22-year-old finished the course in 15 minutes and 58 seconds...

  • At 11 years old, Klayton Williams already is a veteran of the Taylor Rotary Fishing Derby, which was held Sunday morning during the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival in Heritage Park.

    In 2004 and 2005, Williams took second place in the junior division (ages 5-8) of the derby. In 2006, he was sixth in the senior division (9-12). Last year, he...

  • The WYCD-FM (99.5) Edwards and Lee Golf Tourney and Redneck Reunion is scheduled for Monday, July 14, at Lakes of Taylor Golf Club. The event features a concert by country music star Tracy Lawrence. The golf tournament is sold out, but you can still attend the reunion and concert. For complete information, click here:...

  • Start spreading the word: Team Philippines is headed back to Taylor for the 2008 Junior League World Series.

    The 13- and 14-year-old boys from the International Little League Association of Manila won the Asia-Pacific regional championship for the second straight year and will compete for the world championship in...

  • The Taylor Community Library will close at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 10, and remain closed during the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival, which ends the evening of Sunday, July 13. Regular library hours resume Monday, July 14. The library is located at 12303 Pardee Road and is usually open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m....