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  • The Taylor Community Library has contracted with a materials recovery agency to help encourage library users with long overdue materials to return them to the library.

    The library will begin using the service of Unique Management Inc. beginning July 1.

    Several Downriver community libraries already use this service: Allen Park,...

  • TAYLOR – Printwell Acquisitions Inc. got the opportunity to be a part of Stanley Cup history by publishing the 2008 Detroit Red Wings’ official commemorative book, “Detroit Red Wings 2007-08 Stanley Cup Champions.”

    The book gives readers a glimpse of the Red Wings’ regular season and playoff games as well as pictures and information...

  • The Taylor Police Department will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, June 23, at the former main fire station at 11101 Pine Street, just south of City Hall.

    Appointments can be made by calling Marge Maladecki at (734) 374-1445, although walk-ins are accepted.

    The Police Department has received...

  • Members of the Taylor Historical Society and Historical Commission are sprucing up the historical log homestead in Heritage Park. On Sunday, June 29, the city’s oldest known home will be featured during the 22nd National Log Cabin Day. The public is invited to see the historic gem from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    During past open houses, visitors...

  • A Career Opportunity Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at the Downriver Community Conference Michigan Works! Southgate Service Center, 15100 Northline Road.

    Dozens of companies will accept resumes from prospective employers. Organizers recommend bringing plenty of resumes, dress professionally and do not bring...

  • Local bowling centers -- including Skore Lanes in Taylor -- are taking a step to relieve the pressure brought on by rising gas prices and giving the public a chance to win gas cards while taking out frustrations on the pins and having a fun time.

    On Saturday, June 14, all Community Bowling Centers will host “Sick of Gas Prices Bowling...

  • Apostolic Faith Temple of Taylor has launched a new Web site, www.apostolicsoftaylor.com, with a totally new look.

    Church members invite the public to visit the new site to see how the church is involved in the community and how the church can be of service to local families.

  • Four graduating classes from Taylor Center High School are combining for a class reunion. The alumni from the classes of 1989, 1990, 1991 and 1992 are organizing the reunion for 7 p.m. September 27 at the MotorCity Hotel and Casino in Downtown Detroit.

    Classmates are invited for a “night of good food, old friends and great times.”...

  • "After Business, Ours," a social and networking event sponsored by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 19 at Skore Lanes, 22255 Ecorse Road, Taylor.

    Tickets are $5 for chamber members; $15 for non-members. Participants can pay at the door or in advance at...

  • The Reflections, one of the finest vocal groups of the 1960's pop and doo-wop era, will perform "Just Like Romeo and Juliet" and other hits on Friday, July 25, at American Legion Post 200, 11800 Michael, Taylor.

    "Romeo and Juliet" was The Reflections' first hit and went on to be a multi-million seller. They...

  • The seventh annual Masco Art in the Park Festival, scheduled for June 14-15 at Heritage Park, continues to impress as a venue for the visual and performing arts.

    Show hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 14, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 15. Heritage Park is located at 12111 Pardee Road, between Goddard and Northline roads....

  • The ShowBiz Starz and the rock band Stale Crackers will present a Tim Kelly adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s  "The Jungle Book" at the Royal Majestic Theater at Trillium Academy of Taylor, 15740 Racho Road, between Eureka and Pennsylvania.

    The production is an interactive show, allowing the audience members to take part in the...

  • Registration for the Taylor Junior Football Club is scheduled for noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at the clubhouse in Papp Park on Wick Road between Telegraph and Beech Daly roads.

    Registration of football players and cheerleaders is done on a first-come, first-served basis. When teams are full, players are placed on a waiting list. If a...

  • The Taylor Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 123 is proud to announce the winners of the third annual Holly McGeogh Memorial Scholarships.

    Joshua Deneen of Truman High School and Jennifer Larcinese of Kennedy High School are the recipients of the scholarships, which honor the memory of Holly McGeogh, a 2002 Truman graduate who was killed...

  • Ballet Americana, the dance company of Taylor Recreation Dance, took top honors at the Regional Dance America Mid-States Festival held last month in Indianapolis and hosted by the Central Indiana Dance Ensemble.

    Joy Squire, Taylor dance director, said the company was honored to receive such high recognition for their work.

    “...

  • Presale carnival wristband vouchers for the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival are on sale now at five Downriver Meijer stores.

    The voucher is available through Wednesday, July 9, for $14 at Meijer stores in Taylor, Allen Park, Lincoln Park, Southgate and Woodhaven. The ticket price for a wristband at the gate is $18.

    The Meijer Taylor...

  • The annual Rollie Hopgood Midtown Taylor 5K Run is scheduled for Saturday, July 12, during the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival.

    The 5K run and walk start at 9 a.m. For the third year, the morning also will include a free Kids’ Tad Pole Run around Coan Lake in scenic Heritage Park beginning at 8:15 a.m. A free one-mile fun run will begin at...

  • The Taylor Soccer League will hold on-line registration for the Fall 2008 season beginning June 15.

    The programs for boys and girls include In-House (Under-5 through Under-12) and Travel (U9 through U17).

    To register or receive more information, visit the web site www.taylorsoccerleague...

  • The City of Taylor will participate in Michigan Log Cabin Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 29. The Taylor Historical Society will sponsor an open house of the Strong Family Log Cabin, which was built around 1850 and is considered the oldest residence in Taylor. The log cabin is located in Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road. The day will...

  • Organizers of the Junior League World Series are trying to raise more than $100,000 to install new lights on the Taylor baseball diamond that serves as a field of dreams for players from around the globe.

    The Detroit Tigers Foundation thought “Light Up the Series” was such a bright idea that the nonprofit organization pledged $20,000 to...