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  • Leaders throughout Wayne County, including representatives of health systems, labor business, and government, are ready to launch Cover the Uninsured Week 2008.

    The kick-off event, Health Expo for the Uninsured, is set for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, April 28, at Cobo Hall in Downtown Detroit. The health expo is open to the public at no...

  • More than 2,000 players, coaches and family members from all four Taylor Little Leagues will participate in the third annual Little League Day Parade, set for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19.

    The parade starts on Superior Parkway at Pardee Road and travels west to the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    Residents and business...

  • "A Taste of Italy," a fund-raiser for the Taylor-based Penrickton Center for Blind Children, is set for 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, at the Downriver Italian-American Club, 646 Biddle Avenue, Wyandotte.

    The night will feature a sampling of Italian cuisine from Dolce Vita restaurant, Fratelllo's restaurant, Jack's Baker...

  • Beginning May 5, the Taylor Police Department Records Bureau will be closed to the public on Mondays. The bureau will remain open to the public from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

    Jac Desrosiers, director of police services, said persons visiting the Police Department when the bureau is closed can fill out a form to indicate...

  • The Goodwill Garden at Heritage Park begins its seventh year of operation this spring.

    The goal of garden organizers is to provide fresh, organically grown food to those in need, provide a common place for gardeners to share ideas, enable people to garden in an environmentally and socially responsible way and to educate children and...

  • Taylor residents and business people interested in the proposed master plan and possible expansion of Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport can review the document and express concerns during six open houses.

    The sessions, hosted by the Wayne County Airport Authority, are scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. April 23, 9 a.m. to...

  • Children ages 7 to 12 can participate in a free youth fishing expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at Coan Lake in Heritage Park.

    The fourth annual expo is a partnership between the City of Taylor and the Downriver Campus of Wayne County Community College District in Taylor.

    The day brings practical and hands-on...

  • The outer lobby of the U.S. Post Office in Taylor is now open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Customers with a credit card or debit card to purchase stamps or mail packages via the Post Office's Automated Postal Center. For more information, call the Post Office at (734) 946-4863.

  • The second annual indoor soccer game between Taylor police officers and firefighters will raise money for the new Fish & Loaves food pantry in the city.

    The charity soccer game is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    Tickets are $5, with all proceeds going to Fish &...

  • Residents of Taylor and the Downriver Area have increased shopping options now that the newly expanded Wal-Mart at 7555 Telegraph Road has opened. Grand opening ceremonies, including a ribbon cutting, took place at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 9.

    The expanded store offers a full line of groceries featuring selections from local suppliers....

  • The U.S. Postal Service will conduct a Passport Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Taylor Community Library, 12303 Pardee Road. Participants can obtain a passport. Fees are $100 for individuals 16 and over and $85 for those 15 and under. A passport card is available for $45. For more information, call the Taylor Post Office...

  • Sgt. Daniel Smith and Cpl. Carl Engle have several things in common.

    They have lived in Taylor since the 1960s. They thrive on volunteering and making a difference in the community. As members of the Taylor Auxiliary Police, they give tirelessly to help make the community safer while supplementing the full-time Taylor Police Department...

  • The animals at the Heritage Park Petting Farm invite you and your family to come and “Celebrate Spring” from Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 19. The farm is located at 12803 Pardee Road at Northline Road.

    The annual shearing of the Petting Farm sheep will take place every half hour starting at 12:30 p.m. Visitors can watch Deb Caryl trim...

  • The fourth annual Reverse Raffle and Dinner sponsored by Soroptimist International of Wyandotte-Southgate-Taylor is set for Saturday, April 12, at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, 16703 Fort Street, Southgate.

    The night includes a silent auction and mystery raffle, a cash bar (open at 6 p.m.) and dinner at 7 p.m.

    Tickets are $100,...

  • Four special events scheduled for springtime will be sponsored by St. Alfred Parish, 9540 Telegraph Road, Taylor.

    St. Alfred Parish Child Care Center Chuck E. Cheese Fund-raiser
    Tuesday, April 15
    Chuck E. Cheese, 15300 Dix-Toledo Road, Southgate
    Chuck E. Cheese will donate 15 percent of sales back to your...

  • The Amazing Relay Race -- a fund-raiser for the Taylor Relay for Life -- begins at Noon Saturday, April 26, at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    Participants must register by April 19. Admission is $20 per person with a maximum of four individuals per team. All net proceeds will be credited to all teams participating in the...

  • Members of the John F. Kennedy High School student body will challenge the high school staff to a basketball game to raise money for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life in Taylor. The game is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at the school, located on Kennedy Drive, south of Northline Road and west of Telegraph Road.

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  • A team involved in the Taylor Relay for Life has scheduled a pancake breakfast fund-raiser for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at the Wayne Masonic Temple, 37137 Palmer Road, Westland. The event will be hosted by Wayne Assembly No. 172, International Order of the Rainbow for Girls.

    Breakfast includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, coffee,...

  • The restaurants at the City of Taylor's two championship golf courses have expanded their hours for the spring and summer.

    The Lake House Grille at Lakes of Taylor Golf Club is now open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

    Following are specials at the Lake House Grille:...

  • A videotape of Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe's 2008 State of the City Address is now on line. The Mayor's address was presented during a meeting of the Rotary Club of Taylor on March 6 at Lakes of Taylor Golf Club. To view the address on line, click here: http://vimeo....