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  • 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...

  • The purchase of eight acres of property by the City of Taylor from a condominium developer will stop unnecessary additional development and allow the city to develop park space.

    The property sale halts the development of Timberline Meadows, located just north of the Meijer store on Pardee Road at Superior Parkway. The purchase stopped...

  • SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, announced that Thursday, August 21, is an Ozone Action day in Southeast Michigan.

    South-southeast surface winds containing a dirty air mass and elevated ozone levels are heading toward Southeast Michigan, arriving early Thursday. This will probably be a single-day event, as clouds...

  • The City of Taylor and Habitat for Humanity are partnering in a program that will provide homes to two families in the city.

    The homes, located in the 6600 block of Buck and the 5900 block of Wilkie, are being sold by the Taylor Cares Program to Habitat for Humanity-Western Wayne County for administrative costs.

    Habitat will use...

  • The Board of Directors of The Information Center will host the Annual Gala Celebration and Silent Auction on October 2 to raise funds for local programs and services.

    This marks the 33rd year that The Information Center has played a leadership role in helping area residents gain access to essential services by educating and informing...

  • Aspiring artists are invited to show their true colors. Children 10 and younger can enter a free coloring contest sponsored by H&R Block from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, August 28, at the H&R office at Southland Center, 23000 Eureka Road.

    According to Mary Vidaurri, tax preparer and special events coordinator, prizes will be...

  • Alexander Rodriguez stroked a three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning to give Willemstad, Curacao, a 5-2 victory over Hilo, Hawaii, in the championship game of the Junior League World Series on Saturday in Taylor, Michigan.

    Curacao, the Latin America champion, became the first team from the Netherlands Antilles and the first...

  • Hilo, Hawaii, will take on Willemstad, Curacao, in the championship game of the Junior League World Series of baseball at 5 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Park in Taylor, Michigan.

    Tickets are $5 per carload. The game will be broadcast live on ESPNU and taped for future broadcast on ESPNU. Heritage Park is located at 12111 Pardee Road.

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  • The manager of the Willemstad, Curacao, baseball team has been suspended from leading his team in the Junior League World Series in Taylor for using an ineligible pitcher in Thursday night’s 7-5 victory over Manila, Philippines.

    However, the Curacao team of 13- and 14-year-olds will be allowed to compete against Boca Del Rio, Veracruz,...

  • The players on the Canton, Massachusetts, team were down a bit after a tough loss to the team from Mechanicsville, Virginia, 8-6, Wednesday morning in the Junior League World Series at Heritage Park.

    But their parents said a visit to the Taylor Moose Lodge was all they needed to brighten their spirits.

    The Loyal Order of the Moose...

  • Wayne Metro Community Action Agency, in partnership with the WCABC, UWSEM and AARP, is sponsoring an Economic Stimulus Payment Day (ESP) from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 26, at the Taylor Human Services Center, 26650 Eureka Road.

    Wayne Metro is recruiting volunteers to help that day. Volunteers interested in helping to prepare the easy...