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  • Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe is pleased to announce that the 2007 Meijer Taylor Summer Festival was the most successful in city history.

    The festival, held July 12-15, 2007, at Heritage Park, drew the largest crowd in the event’s history, covered all expenses for the second straight year and had a huge impact on the economy of the...

  • Under a lot of stress? Who isn't these days?

    That's why the Taylor Recreation Center and Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital are now offering free blood pressure screening from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. the fourth Monday of every month.

    It doesn't even take five minutes to find out if your health is at risk due to high blood...

  • A new representative of Latin America will debut in the Junior League World Series in Taylor.

    St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands won the Latin America regional tournament played last week in Panama City, Panama. The Elrod Hendricks West Little League all-stars of St. Thomas defeated the Dominican Republic, 9-7, in Saturday’s...

  • A ribbon cutting celebrated the formal grand re-opening of HealthQuest of Taylor, located at 23540 Goddard Road, across the street from City Hall.

    HealthQuest is considered an industry leader that features one of the country’s most experienced group of chiropractic physicians. The 12 offices around Michigan handle more than 100,000...

  • Skore Lanes, located at 22255 Ecorse Road in Taylor, announces the following schedule of events:

    Dirt Cheap Days are scheduled August 4-12. Starting at noon each day, the "Nine days at 99 cents" feature 99-cent specials on games, shoes, draft beer, soda pop, hot dogs, fries and popcorn. Kids bowl free on Saturday, August 4. For...

  • Oakwood Healthcare System has announced its latest milestone with Wayne State University.
     
    On July 1, WSU physicians and residents specializing in the areas of otolaryngology, dermatology and urology began work at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center in Dearborn. In total, 41 new residents are practicing medicine at Oakwood,...

  • For the third straight year, thousands of classic car buffs and spectators will celebrate the automobile as they cruise historic Telegraph Road on Saturday in Taylor, Dearborn Heights, Dearborn and Redford Township.

    This year, the event is called the Telegraph Tomorrow Classic Car Cruise, named for the Telegraph Tomorrow Association that...

  • Taylor Northwest won the Michigan state championship of Little League baseball July 28 at Papp Park.

    But the 11- and 12-year-old all-stars from Taylor didn’t get much time to celebrate. They play in the Great Lakes regional tournament starting August 2 in Indianapolis.

    Northwest faces the Indiana state champions from the New...

  • The 7- and 8-year-old all-stars from the Taylor Northwest Little League won the Michigan District 5 Little League championship. The week-long round robin tournament was hosted by the Melvindale Athletic Club and included 13 teams from District 5. Taylor Northwest went undefeated in the tournament to win the title. This is the second year in a...

  • At least two countries will make their debut in the Junior League World Series of baseball in Taylor.

    Makati City, Philippines, and Kirovograd, Ukraine, have qualified to play in the 27th annual tournament for the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old baseball players in the world.

    They join Guayama, Puerto Rico, in forming three-...

  • The City of Taylor's annual Mud Volleyball Tournament begins at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 22, at Heritage Park. Teams of six players compete against other teams in very muddy volleyball conditions. By 6 p.m. or so, one team should be this year's champion. Spectators are welcome.

    The City of Taylor thanks the following sponsors:

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  • The Taylor Beautification Commission presented awards to four homeowners, four business owners and a church during the July 19, 2007, meeting of the Taylor City Council. The recipients were:

    • Massab Acres
    • Howe-Peterson Funeral Home
    • Voran Funeral Home
    • Engineered Comfort Systems
    • St. Cyril of...
  • Prior to Saturday, July 14, 2007, Mark Tonge had been in at least five Rollie Hopgood Midtown Taylor 5K runs, but his time had never been recorded.

    Tonge, a lieutenant in the Taylor Police Department, had been the “motorcycle cop” leading race participants down Pardee Road, onto Goddard Road, into a Taylor neighborhood and into the...

  • There was a buzz among the competitors in the 2007 Rollie Hopgood Midtown Taylor 5K Run, held Saturday, July 14, in the streets of Taylor and in Heritage Park.

    U.S. Olympic gold medalist Sheila Taormina was in the field of 347 registered runners.

    Taormina, 38, has been a three-time U.S. Olympian in swimming (1996) and triathlon (...

  • COMPLETE 5K RACE RESULTS FOLLOW THIS STORY

    A lot has happened to Jon Hodge since he ran his first Rollie Hopgood Midtown Taylor 5K five years ago.

    Hodge, a former standout runner at Grosse Ile High School, has done nothing but improve at the college level, competing in cross country and as a distance runner at Northwood...

  • Members of the Taylor Police Department and Taylor Firefighters Local 1252 will take the field in a softball game benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

    The competition will begin with a home run derby at 6 p.m. followed by a nine-inning game at 7:30 p.m. August 10 at Rotary Park, located behind the Michigan State Police Post at 12111...

  • Nicholas Grepes stole the show in his very first fishing tournament.

    Grepes, 12, caught fish totaling 9.2 pounds to take first place in the senior division of the 19th annual Taylor Rotary Fishing Derby held Saturday during the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival at Heritage Park.

    Grepes won the tournament by catching carp in the park’s...

  • Members of an all-star baseball team from the Taylor Northwest Little League will get the opportunity to compete for the state championship in their own hometown.

    Taylor Northwest won the the District 5 tournament on July 14, defeating the Rosedale Little League of Detroit, 8-5, at the Lincoln Park North Little League field.

    The...

  • The 2007 Little League State Tournament begins Saturday, July 21, at the four Little League fields in Taylor. To the teams and other visitors: Congratulations on winning your district tournament. Best wishes in the state tournament. And have a great time in Taylor!

    Little League State Tournament Schedule

    The...

  • The Guidance Center, a nonprofit agency dedicated to providing behavioral health and human services for children, adults and families, recently received a $7,500 grant from Fifth Third Bank to benefit its Developmental Disabilities program. 

    Every year, Fifth Third Bank reviews hundreds of grant proposals and selects organizations that...