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  • The “2008 Friends 1K MS Walk,” which raises money for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, is set for the morning of Saturday, June 21, at Heritage Park.

    Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk starts at 10 a.m. in the east section of the park near the baseball fields. Participants can register in advance on line at...

  • The Greyhound Event of Michigan is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road. The event is a great day of seminars, shopping, socializing and fun. There will be games, vendors, a live auction, silent auction and raffle items. All proceeds will be used to support efforts to place retired...

  • Children in grades two through six enjoyed their winter break from school by participating in the City of Taylor's Weeklong Program held February 25-29 at the Heritage Park Activities Building.

    The Theme of this year's program was "Winter Blast." Field trips included ice skating at Campus Martius Park in Detroit,...

  • Taylor-based Arrow Uniform, founded in 1937, one of America’s largest family-owned uniform companies, continues to expand its headquarters’ operation in Michigan, despite the declining economy.

    “As a family owned business, Arrow is excited to announce that we have increased our work force and operations in Michigan,” Vice President of...

  • Taylor Lanes is one of 11 area bowling centers hosting the Motor City Bowl-A-Thon to raise money for job creation and worker training. The event, offered by Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, includes an appearance by WYCD-FM (99.5) radio personality Dr. Don Carpenter from 1 to 3 p.m. March 29. The minimum cost per team is $150. Each team...

  • Taylor residents are invited to participate in a household hazardous waste collection from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the Downriver Community Conference, 15100 Northline Road, Southgate. The collection is sponsored by the Wayne County Department of Environment.

    Examples of acceptable items include:
    ●...

  • I-75 in Taylor will be part of maintenance work and sign upgrading along 13 miles of the freeway between Sibley Road (Exit 34) and Clark Street (Exit 47). The work will entail single- and double-lane closures from April through November 2008. Ramp closures will be intermittent and very minimal. All ramp closures will have posted detours. For...

  • The first-ever Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber mixer at Famous Dave’s in Taylor is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19. Famous Dave’s is located at 23811 Eureka Road. There will be $1 draft beers and a free appetizer buffet.

  • Visit the Heritage Park Petting Farm and have your photo taken with a live bunny and the Easter Bunny. Rosecrans Picture Perfect Photography will take the keepsake photos at the farm from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, March 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23. The photos were available just one day last year. The photo opportunity was so popular...

  • Oakwood Healthcare System physicians and nurses will be featured in a new radio program, "Champions of Care," beginning Sunday, March 9.

    This one-hour weekly radio program will highlight the work of accomplished Oakwood physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals through stories of compassionate care, physician...

  • The Taylor Lions Club will hold a Millionaires Party from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, March 8, at the Downriver Italian American Club Banquet Center, 646 Biddle, Wyandotte. The event will benefit Penrickton Center for Blind Children in Taylor. Activities include Texas hold'em poker, second-chance poker tables, blackjack tables, craps...

  • The City of Taylor has gone on record opposing the proposed master plan for expansion of Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.

    During their regular meeting on March 4, the members of the Taylor City Council unanimously adopted a resolution proposed by Mayor Cameron Priebe opposing the Wayne County Airport Authority’s Master Plan....

  • A snow emergency has been declared in the City of Taylor. Parking on streets in the city is prohibited during a snow emergency so roads can be plowed and cleared.

    Neighborhoods will be plowed in conjunction with rubbish routes. Smaller trucks will clear the path of those living near a dead end or a cul-de-sac.

    All major and...

  • Taylor residents are invited to a town hall meeting about the possible expansion of Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. The meeting will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in the gymnasium of Merriman Elementary School, 15303 Merriman Road, Romulus.

    The hearing will discuss the proposed master plan for Metro Airport, which...

  • The City of Taylor Recreation Center is seeking Certified Instructors. The following positions are available:

    -A certified and motivated Personal Trainer that is passionate about helping people achieve their fitness goals.

    -A certified Aerobics Instructor to teach two to three...

  • "Elements," featuring the creations of artist K. Carlton Johnson, John Albert Murphy and Dolores Slowinski and poems by Christine Monhollen, continues through April 4 at the Downriver Council for the Arts, 20904 Northline, Taylor.

    Johnson a minimalist painter from Lake Linden, explores issues of symbolic communication in her...

  • The City of Taylor is seeking qualified applicants for employment to create a two-year eligibility list for the position of Civilian Public Service Officer (cadet).

    Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or GED, have good health and moral character, and have a good driving record and a valid Michigan Driver’...

  • The 11th annual Frostbite Open Golf Tournament will benefit the Penrickton Center for Blind Children, a nonprofit organization in Taylor that offers many services to blind, multidisabled children and their families.

    The tournament is set for March 24 at Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center at 8768 North Territorial Road in Salem Township...

  • Many groups claim it, but few actually attain it. The Blackwood Gospel Family has proved it by performing to sold-out crowds across the country.

    Taking a break from performing at the Black Bear Jamboree Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, the group's next stop is at New Life Metro Church at 20320 Superior Road in Taylor, starting at...

  • Keri Krakow said she wasn’t thinking about winning a new car in December, when she drove from her Taylor home to donate blood at the city’s former fire station.

    But for the next two years, Krakow will be driving a 2008 Mercury Mariner, complements of Metropolitan Lincoln-Mercury in Garden City.

    The dealership partnered with the...