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  • 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....

  • Congressman John D. Dingell (D-15th District) has invited healthcare experts to take part in a District Hearing on the State of Healthcare in the 15th District at 2 p.m. Friday, March 28, at Romulus City Council Chambers, 11111 Wayne Road.

    The Congressman, who represents Taylor, will hear from three panels at the...

  • The annual golf outing hosted by Taylor Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 123 is set for June 27 at Taylor Meadows Golf Club, 25360 Ecorse Road. Registration begins at 7 a.m. A shotgun start is set for 8 a.m. The cost for the four-person scramble is $100 per golfer or $400 per foursome. Included are 18 holes of golf, use of a cart, three snack...

  • Wellness Walkers, one of the teams in the Taylor Relay for Life at Heritage Park, has organized a fund-raiser at the Taylor Applebee's restaurant at 21350 Ecorse Road. The restaurant has agreed to donate 15 percent food bills to the Relay for Life from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 26. The Relay is the signature fund-raising event of the American...

  • Ford Motor Company, U.S. Rep. John D. Dingell and the Wayne County Airport Authority announced the delivery of two hydrogen-fueled Ford E-450 shuttle buses to be used for transporting airline passengers between terminals at Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

    The new buses will be fueled by a hydrogen pumping station in Taylor, located...

  • The Taylor Relay for Life team captains meeting is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in the media center of John F. Kennedy High School off Northline Road, east of Telegraph road. (Use the “Main Entrance.)

    The meeting is for captains of teams set to participate in the Relay for Life set for 10 a.m. May 31 to 10 a.m. June 1 at Heritage...

  • The Skilled Trades Division of the City of Taylor Department of Public Works (DPW) is comprised of a team of workers who know how get the job done.

    Most recently, the talented group completed renovations at Taylor Fire Station 3, located on Eureka Road. The project included repainting the interior, installing new cabinetry and ceilings,...

  • A fund-raiser for Taylor resident Ron Steadman is scheduled for Friday, March 28, at Drinks Saloon on Allen Road in Brownstown Township. Steadman suffers from renal disease and diabetes. The event is set to raise money to send him on a trip. The night includes a 50/50 drawing, giveaways, music by classic rockers Deep Cut Band and a huge party....

  • Taylor resident Josh Hamilton, a junior in Eastern Michigan University’s theater program, is one of six cast members in Brecht on Brecht, which opens a six-performance run at Eastern Michigan University Theatre at 7 p.m. March 28.

    The production is an eclectic mix of songs, poems, scenes and other musings by one of the 20th Century’s...

  • Taylor Dance and Ballet Americana have been named a Mid States Regional Dance America company for the fifth straight year, capturing one of the highest honors a dance company can receive.

    Well-known dancer and choreographer Richard Rein adjudicated Taylor’s home dance company in February. Mr. Rein observed Ballet Americana and Taylor...

  • SNOW EMERGENCY

    Please be advised the City of Taylor has declared a snow emergency in effect until 3 pm Thursday. 

    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...

  • The 2008 Junior Nationals and Michigan State Powerlifting Championships are scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Heritage Park Activity Building, 12111 Pardee Road.

    The event is promoted by the American Powerlifting Federation (APF) and American Amateur Powerlifting Federation (AAPF) and will feature about 80 lifters – “the...

  • 2007 taxes are now delinquent. Real property taxes are now payable only to the Wayne County Treasurer, 400 Monroe, 5th Floor, Detroit, MI 48226. For more information, call (313) 224-5990 or visit www.treasurer.waynecounty.com.

    Personal property taxes, although delinquent, are still...

  • Taylor teen bands, ages 13 - 21, have until March 26 to submit an entry form to the Taylor Parks and Recreation Office for a chance to compete in the Battle of the Bands that will take place on April 25 at the Heritage Park Activity Building, 12115 Pardee Road. Area music fans are invited to cheer for their favorite Taylor-based local band from...