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  • 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...

  • A dinner-dance and auction will raise money for expensive treatment of Taylor resident Belinda Dezomits, who is battling Hodgkin's Lymphoma. The event is scheduled for 4 to 9 p.m. October 26 at Crystal Gardens, 16703 Fort Street, Southgate.

    Belinda was diagnosed in April 2005. Recently, the cancer returned and has metastasized to her...

  • State Senator Raymond Basham of Taylor will host a town hall meeting for residents of the 8th Senate District and beyond who are interested in hunting issues. The meeting is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 8, at Gander Mountain, 14100 Pardee Road, Taylor. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will address current...

  • More than 500 competitors from Michigan, surrounding states and Canada are expected to compete for trophies and cash prizes during the Spirit of Detroit National Karate Championships Saturday at the Taylor Sportsplex.

    The event, which starts at 9 a.m., will include competitors from age 3 to the senior division. They will be matched in...

  • 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...