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  • In the nearly seven years since the last Downiver Summit, the Southeast Michigan region has seen a great deal of change. With these changes, residents, businesses and leaders find themselves confronting many questions about how to adapt and thrive in the challenging economy.

    Together, the Downriver Community Conference and Southern Wayne...

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    Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe (back row) and members of the city's Beautification Commission congratulate four of the most recent recipients of beautification awards from the commission and...

  • The City of Taylor's annual Safe Halloween will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. October 31 at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road. The event is free to children ages 10 and under who have an opportunity to trick or treat throughout the park. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call the Department of Golf, Parks and...

  • Oakwood Healthcare System will host several flu vaccination clinics through the month of October.

    The vaccines are intended for adults 18 and older who want to be protected from the flu or pneumonia. The cost of the shot is $25 and $40 for the pneumonia vaccinations. Both are a covered benefit for those who have Medicare Part B and bring...

  • It’s official: Taylor is a “cool city.”

    So says the Sierra Club, which cited Taylor’s compliance with the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, committing the city to taking deliberate action to combat global warming.

    Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe became the first mayor in Wayne County to sign the agreement. The members of...

  • For workers in Southeastern Michigan who drew the assignment to organize the office party this year, there is no need to stress!

    The friendly sales staff at Lakes of Taylor and Taylor Meadows banquet centers will assist with any holiday party by accommodating 20 to 250 guests. So, whether it's business or social, great parties can be...

  • Rotarians of District 6400 are sharing active duties to spearhead a spectacular event by combining efforts to have multi-club benefit dinner from 5:30 to 10 p.m. October 24 at Crystal Gardens in Southgate. Participating local Rotary clubs include Taylor, Trenton, Monroe and Dearborn Heights. All proceeds to benefit wounded soldiers and families...

  • “How Heritage Park Came to Be” is the title of the November 8 program of the Taylor Historical Society, which begins at 7 p.m. at the Taylor Community Library, 12303 Pardee Road.

    George Gouth, a charter member of the city Historical Commission, will share facts and memories about the project, which dates back to the early 1980s. Visitors...

  • An election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, for the Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) Reauthorization Proposal.

    Voters who plan to be out of town during the election, are age 60 and older or are physically challenged can pick up absentee voter applications at the City Clerk’s office, 23555 Goddard.

    Voting...

  • Due to a recent court ruling, every Michigan voter who wishes to vote in an election must comply with a new state requirement by showing picture identification at the polling place, the City Clerk’s office announced.

    “Voters can satisfy the picture ID requirement by showing a Michigan driver’s license or a Michigan personal...

  • The 16th annual Downriver Senior Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 pm. Thursday, October 4, at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    The day includes exhibitors, prize drawings, free health screenings and tests and much more.

    Gold sponsors of the event are Oakwood Healthcare and Henry Ford Health Systems.

    For...

  • Women can nominate themselves or another woman for the Making a Difference for Women Award offered by Soroptimist International of Wyandotte-Southgate, Taylor.

    The award honors women who live or work in Taylor, Wyandotte, Southgate and Lincoln Park who, through professional or personal efforts, are making extraordinary differences in the...

  • Abrakadoodle®, the leading art education program in the country, organized in partnership with Crayola®, focuses on child creativity using a wide variety of three-dimensional art experiences. The program offers “Art is Smart” classes, which will be available at the Taylor Recreation Center for children ages ranging from 20 months to 12 years...

  • Oakwood Healthcare System is proud to announce that one of its esteemed physicians, Lawrence Morawa MD, has been named chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, following a brief period as interim chair.

    “This is yet another milestone in the joint efforts of Oakwood and the Wayne...

  • Raise your bowling average, heart rate and nutritional IQ in an afternoon of fun set for 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, September 29, at Skore Lanes, 22255 Ecorse Road.

    Joining forces with Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play, Skore Lanes is scheduling two hours of bowling fun with loads of giveaways. Registration begins at 2 p.m.

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  • Following a 14-month tour of duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, soldiers from the 46th Military Police Company in the Michigan Army National Guard received a heroes welcome Sunday, September 23, at the Taylor Sportsplex.

    An estimated 1,000 people were on hand to greet the soldiers, who are based in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula....

  • Soldiers from the Michigan National Guard Military Police Unit in Taylor will be welcomed home after a 15-month deployment to Baghdad, Iraq, between 4:15 and 4:45 p.m. Sunday, September 23, at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    In honor of the homecoming ceremony, organizers are inviting everyone to help line the path home for...

  • Storm drains lead to lakes and streams. As a result, any oil, pet waste, leaves or dirty water from car washes that enters a storm drains gets into lakes and streams.

    Here are a few individual actions that will help protect the environment:

    • Sweep it. Sweep extra fertilizer, grass clippings or dirt off your driveway and back...
  • Oakwood’s official Web site, Oakwood.org, recently won the Web Marketing Association’s 2007 WebAward for outstanding achievement in Web site development for the second consecutive year.

    Oakwood’s Web site underwent a massive redesign last fall. This honor recognizes the site for achieving the standard of excellence in both the health...

  • Community housing team seeks improvement in Taylor

    Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe has appointed a community housing team to improve the quality of life for residents.

    Mayor Priebe appointed retired Taylor police commander Jon Belanger as community housing coordinator. In addition, Debbie Knight, who has been administrative...