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  • Armando Sardanopoli has been installed as president of the Rotary Club of Taylor.

    Sardanopoli, a nine-year member of the Taylor club, was installed during ceremonies June 26 at Lakes of Taylor Golf Club.

    Sardanopoli, who is retired from BASF, succeeds Phil Matous president of the Total Credit Union in Taylor. Other club officers...

  • Charlie Daniels calls to apologize for having to reschedule an interview. His tour bus broke down and he was driving through the mountains of Pennsylvania to get his wife to a plane to Nashville before turning his focus on hustling to a concert that night.

    Despite the inconvenience, Daniels appears to be in a great mood at a satisfying...

  • At age 14, Lynnae Winnie has performed on the big stage more than many singers get to be there in a lifetime.

    Winnie, who lives in Taylor, is preparing to open the two days’ worth of concerts that are part of the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival at Heritage Park. She is scheduled to perform around 3:45 p.m. Friday, July 11 – four days after...

  • The Taylor North Central Little League 7- and 8-year-old girls all-stars recently won the inaugural District 5 softball tournament. This year's tourney, played at Lincoln Park American fields, was a resounding success. It was a testament to the growth of girls fast-pitch softball at all levels. The TNC squad beat teams from Taylor Northeast...

  • Want a keepsake from Downriver’s biggest night of the year? Family photos and photo buttons will be available Friday prior to the Masco Fireworks during the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival at Heritage Park.

    Rosecrans Picture Perfect Photography, located in the historic house at 12405 Pardee Road near an entryway to the park, will offer 4-...

  • Lakes of Taylor Golf Club and radio station 99.5 WYCD invite everyone to enjoy a great day of golf, food and fun with country music star Tracy Lawrence. For details on the July 14 event, visit www.wycd.com. Download a registration brochure for the golf outing and concert-only tickets. Proceeds benefit Campfire...

  • The Information Center in Taylor will present a free educational seminar to the public on Alzheimer’s Disease from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, in the Ray Mix Room at Wayne County Community College District's Downriver Campus in Taylor.

    The seminar will educate and inform the public about the medical and legal aspects involved...

  • Oakwood Heritage Hospital in Taylor and Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center in Dearborn have been recognized for excellence in quality and safety by The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accrediting body dedicated to the continuous improvement of safety and quality in a healthcare setting.

    Both Oakwood campuses received the Gold...

  • Are you caring for an elderly family member or friend? Are you stressed or overwhelmed or do you need to plan for future needs? From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, at the William Ford Senior Activity Center in Taylor, representatives from many organizations will provide options, information and resources to help navigate the service...

  • The community is invited to attend "Tea Time in Paradise," set for 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, August 3, at the Taylor Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 22314 Northline Road, just east of Pardee.

    The event is a fund-raiser for the "Growing Great Communities" campaign. A tax-deductible donation of $25 ($15 for children 12...

  • Summer classes will be offered at the Downriver Council for the Arts. Life Drawing summer drop-in sessions are scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, July 19 and August 16. The facilitator is Mark Jackson. This is your chance to sharpen your eye and develop your skills in the most basic drawing regimen: drawing the nude model. All skill levels...

  • It's not too late to be part of the 2008 Members' Salon Show at the Downriver Council for the Arts. Artists may submit a single piece to exhibit. The artwork must be original and not previously shown at the DCA. All media and styles are accepted. The cost to participate is $15 for current DCA members or $35 (includes a one-year...

  • The Taylor North Central Athletics softball team has won the District 5 Tournament of Champions. The 11- and 12-year-old girls won four games in four days. They defeated teams from Brownstown Township, Flat Rock and Taylor Northeast before earning a thrilling 11-10 victory over the Taylor South Force in the championship game on June 24. The...

  • Monday, July 7, 2008, is the last day to register to vote in the August 5 State Primary Election.

    To register, visit the City Clerk's Office at Taylor City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. (City Hall is closed Friday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday.)

    Registration also takes place at all...

  • Still have household hazardous waste? Wayne County's Department of Environment will host a household hazardous waste collection for county residents from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, August 9, at Henry Ford Community College, 5101 Evergreen Road, Dearborn.

    The collection is designed to accept unwanted household chemicals for proper...

  • Oakwood Healthcare System is proud to announce that community volunteer and chairman of the Oakwood board of trustees, Leon Judd, was awarded the 2008 Governor's Service Award for Volunteer of the Year. Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm present the award to Judd during a ceremony held at the Fox Theatre in Detroit.

    The Governor...

  • The Taylor Community Library hosted an open house celebration of the newly refurbished facility on June 24. More than 200 people enjoyed refreshments and musical entertainment as part of the program.

    The event was planned to celebrate the library’s $300,000 refurbishment project....

  • The 2008 “Cruising for the Arts” Classic Car Show drew dozens of classic cars, both replica and refurbished, to Taylor’s Heritage Park on June 14.

    The Taylor Ford and Murray’s Discount Auto-sponsored event – which was part of the Masco Art in the Park Festival – finished its third year and the weather cooperated fully in displaying the...

  • Things got cooking recently at the Masco Art in the Park Festival in Taylor when kids took to the stage during the baking and talent competitions.

    The categories for baking included children ages 8-10 and 11-14. Participants explained to the audience how they went about creating their concoctions.

    Baking winners in the ages 8 to...

  • The 13 newest members of the Taylor Auxiliary Police say they are well trained and ready to volunteer.

    The 2008 graduating class went from cadets to officers during a subdued ceremony held recently in the Taylor City Council chambers.

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