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  • The Taylor Center High School classes of 1989-1992 invite all Taylor alumni to participate in their first annual TC Alumni & Friends Golf Outing to benefit Conductive Education of Metro Detroit.

    The outing will take place Friday August 29, 2008, at Taylor Meadows Golf Club. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. A shotgun start is set for 8:30...

  • A three-run home run by Sherman Lacrus lifted Curacao to a 5-2 victory over Mexico in the Junior League World Series in Taylor, Michigan.

    Curacao, the Latin America champions, became the first team to win two games in the 28th annual World Series for the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old players from around the world.

    Four more...

  • Curacao made a memorable debut in the Junior League World Series in Taylor, Michigan, defeating British Columbia, 10-0.

    The 28th annual World Series for the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old baseball players from around the world continues with four more games Monday at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.

    Monday’s schedule...

  • The Taylor Senior League all-stars won the District 5 softball championship, then finished third in the Michigan state tournament in Grand Rapids. From left to right are Taylor Northeast Little League President Don Dukes, Manager Glen Mansfield, Taylor North Central President Ron Zabarowski, Kailyn Labut, Kelsey Wilson, Brittany Gesch, Jamie...

  • For more than a decade, Norm Ricchiuti has scheduled his vacation from the U.S. Postal Service Bulk Mail Center in Allen Park so he could watch as many games as possible at the Junior League World Series.

    To Ricchiuti, a lifelong Taylor resident, the tournament for the world’s best teams of 13- and 14-year-old players represents...

  • For the 28th straight year, the best teams of teen-age baseball players from around the world are arriving in Taylor for the Junior League World Series.

    Ten teams – five from the United States, five from international locations – will compete for the world championship of the 13- and 14-year-old division of Little League baseball.

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  • Wayne County Community College District’s (WCCCD) Continuing Education Division presents the sixth annual Hispanic Heritage Festival. This event will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 16, at the Downriver Campus, located at 21000 Northline Road in Taylor

    The event celebrates the talents, creativity and achievements found...

  • On Tuesday, August 5, Taylor police officers and firefighters joined with with staff at the Taylor Target store to celebrate the 25th anniversary of "National Night Out" with activities to educate and entertain Taylor residents.

    National Night Out is a national event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. It is...

  • New Life Metro Church and New Dimension Outreach Food Bank are inviting all children, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, to a “Back to School” bash on Saturday, August 16.

    The event takes place at New Life Metro Church at 20320 Superior Road in Taylor.

    NLMC was founded almost three decades ago by Pastor C.L. Johnston, and...

  • Members of the Taylor Northwest Little League won the District 5 championship for 9- and 10-year-old softball. The TNW all-stars, competing in the minor division, include players Abby Brewer (left), Emily Jakubiec, Alexa Bailey, Megan Earl, Chelsea Warga, Tiara Henderson, Brittany Conyer, Paige Beesley, Aubrey DeVoy, AJ Shelton, Madison Turpin...

  • Tickets are on sale for the annual Taylor Firefighters Ball, scheduled for Saturday, September 13, at the All-Saints Knights of Columbus Hall, 24900 Brest Road.

    The event, presented by Taylor Professional Firefighters Local 1252, features dinner, dancing, an open bar, great door prizes and a $1,000 grand prize vacation package. Cocktails...

  • Teams from Texas and Hawaii have become annual visitors to Taylor for the Junior League World Series of baseball – and this year is no exception.

    For the sixth straight year, a team from Texas has won the USA Southwestern regional tournament and has qualified to compete for the world championship. This year, the 13- and 14-year-old all-...

  • Six more teams will emerge this week as the final qualifiers for the Junior League World Series of baseball.

    The 28th annual World Series – which pits the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old players from around the world – gets under way Sunday, August 10, at Heritage Park in Taylor.

    Opening ceremonies, which are free and open to...

  • Seven local businesses and organizations feel that far too many children will be spending summer at home instead of participating in quality summer day camps. As a solution, the following have combined to award $6,300 to help children from Southeast Michigan attend summer camp at Exchange City and EarthWorks in Taylor:

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  • The new lights at World Series Field at Heritage Park aren't made of gold, but organizers of a fund-raising campaign hope to help pay for them by selling a little gold.

    Gold-plated coins commemorating the “Light Up the Series” effort that will light up the Junior League World Series in August are being sold for $20 each.

    The...

  • An ice skating camp is scheduled for August 15-17 at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    The camp is part of the Summer Youth Camp program offered by Wayne County Community College District's Continuing Education Division.

    The weekend event offers children ages 5 to 17 the opportunity to spend time on the ice learning...

  • The mother of the only female Michigan solider killed in the war in Iraq is promoting a bake sale to raise money for a memorial honoring a deceased Dearborn Heights soldier.

    Taylor resident Paula Zasadny, the mother of the late Army Spc. Holly McGeogh, is promoting a bake sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, August 3, at the Pvt. James D....

  • Faced with the choice of installing expensive new lights for the 2008 Junior League World Series in Taylor or waiting until next year, Director Greg Bzura said it came down to one factor: the safety of the players.

    In the span of a week, one of the most expensive investments in World Series history happened well ahead of schedule. There...

  • It’s been 20 years since a team from Mexicali, Mexico, became the first and only team from that country to win the Junior League World Series in Taylor.

    This year could spell a return to greatness.

    Tony Garcia, a Southgate resident who serves as the World Series’ honorary “ambassador to Mexico,” watched as the all-stars from the...

  • On Tuesday, August 5, neighborhoods throughout Taylor are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 25th annual National Night Out crime- and drug-prevention event.

    This year, the Taylor Police Department has joined with Target for an event that will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Taylor Target...