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  • Following is information on Family Day activities, scheduled for Saturday, July 14, during the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.

    10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oakwood Heritage Hospital presents Family Day

    Games, music, prizes and fun in front of the Heritage Park Activity Building

    AM 910...

  • Sixteen champions from around Michigan will converge on Taylor July 20 for a week’s worth of games to determine the state champion of Little League baseball.

    The visitors will include about 290 players ages 11 and 12, plus their families, other spectators, Little League officials and umpires. Games will take place at Taylor’s four Little...

  • Personnel cutbacks in the City of Taylor Office of Economic and Development Services have prompted new hours in the department.

    The office, which includes the Building and Planning departments as well, is now open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Previously, the department had been open at 8 a.m. to accommodate contractors.

    Several...

  • Oakwood Healthcare Inc. announced that Nancy Gray, PhD, has been named chief development officer for the Oakwood Foundation.

    Gray previously served the Oakwood Foundation for more than nine years in an operational role responsible for special events and day-to-day operations. Most recently, she served as Oakwood’s corporate director of...

  • The 2007 Meijer Taylor Summer Festival – the Downriver area’s biggest and best festival – is scheduled for July 12-15 at beautiful Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.

    The festival features four days of carnival rides, games, special events, entertainment, food, beverages and fun for the whole family.

    The Masco Fireworks – the best...

  • The Catholic churches of St. Cyril of Jerusalem and St. Paschal Baylon will merge into a single parish in Taylor, effective December 1, 2007.

    According to the Rev. Bernard Fraser, the new merged parish will be based at St. Cyril, located at 6442 Pelham Road at Pinecrest, just south of the I-94 freeway.

    Rev. Fraser has been pastor...

  • Taylor Mayor Cameron Priebe issued the following proclamation in recognition of Oakwood Heritage Hospital's 30th anniversary. The presentation took place during festivities at the hospital campus in Taylor.

    CITY OF TAYLOR

    OFFICIAL MAYORAL PROCLAMATION

    Recognizing the 30th...

  • Maplegrove Day Camp Downriver provides fun and important life lessons for children, ages 5 to 13, who are growing up in homes with alcohol or other drug abuse or family stresses. The camp is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. August 6-10 at St. Cyril of Jerusalem Catholic Church in Taylor. The camp is free with an optional parent program included. For...

  • The next chance for residents to meet one on one with Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 8, at Taylor City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road.

    “Meet with the Mayor Night” is typically scheduled the Wednesday after the first City Council meeting of each month. Council meetings are held the first and third...

  • As players, coaches and spectators celebrated the second straight state softball championship by St. Frances Cabrini High School, Bill Kostich of Taylor stood by smiling June 16, 2007, in Battle Creek.

    Kostich was proud of the team – and equally proud of his daughter, freshman first baseman Kayla Kostich, who came through all season long...

  • The entire community is invited to a Party in the Park to raise awareness and funds for juvenile diabetes research. U.S. Steel's "Strong as Steel" Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation walk team, is hosting the party from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road, Taylor. Enjoy moonwalks, games, food and...

  • Shawn Mathis, a 9-year-old Wayne County boy, will have his wish come true Saturday morning, July 16, when the limousine comes to his house and drives him to the Taylor Walmart store for a super shopping spree.

    Shawn was diagnosed with aplastic anemia, a life-threatening illness, in August 2006. His treatment is completed for now and he...

  • Enjoy lunch and make a donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15 at the Taylor Texas Roadhouse restaurant at 14660 Pardee Road.

    The event is called Luau of a Lifetime. For a minimum donation of $10 to the foundation, visitors will be provided a picnic lunch, silent auction and great...

  • "After Business, Ours," a monthly social gathering hosted by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce, is coming to Taylor. The next event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 21 at Wade Trim Associates, 25251 Northline Road.

    The night includes hors d'oeuvres, refreshments, door prizes, networking and a mini-expo....

  • The annual Rollie Hopgood Midtown Taylor 5K Run is scheduled for Saturday, July 14, during the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival.

    The 5K starts at 9 a.m. For the second year, the morning also will include a free Kids’ Tad Pole Run around Coan Lake in scenic Heritage Park in Taylor, beginning at 8:15 a.m. A free one-mile fun run has been...

  • Longtime Oakwood employee Ellen Grieve recently commemorated her retirement from Oakwood Heritage Hospital in Taylor, where she began working nearly 30 years ago. Retiring, however, wasn't her only milestone this year.

    On the very day Grieve ended her time with Oakwood Heritage, she celebrated her 90th birthday. Co-workers organized...

  • Two graduating high school seniors are the first recipients of $500 scholarships presented by the Taylor Cultural Arts Commission.

    The honorees are Paul Smith of John F. Kennedy High School and Chris Boonenberg of Harry S Truman High School.

    The scholarships were open to graduating high school seniors from Taylor who are planning...

  • Two special events are scheduled for Father's Day in the City of Taylor.

    Father's Day Brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 17 at Lakes of Taylor, located on Northline Road...

  • The 27th annual Summer Festival at St. Cyril of Jerusalem Catholic Church is set for June 15-17.

    The festival features a carnival, a game tent, Vegas-style games, Bingo, a $12,000 grand raffle, 50/50 drawings, barbecue chicken and rib dinners and a large variety of other food and beverages all weekend long.

    Other daily highlights...

  • The Taylor Dance Program is offering a dance camp, workshop and classes during June and July.

    The dance company – and its regional affiliate Ballet Americana – operates out of the Taylor Recreation Center, 22805 Goddard Road, and provides dance lessons for hundreds of students from 32 communities in Southeastern Michigan. The program has...