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  • Where else can you enjoy the beauty of the New York City Ballet west of Manhattan?  Right here in Michigan, of course!

    Ballet Americana of Taylor will join forces with stars of the New York City Ballet and the Detroit Symphony Civic Orchestra to present three performances of "The Nutcracker" on Saturday, December 1, and Sunday...

  • Michigan Board of Education President Kathleen N. Straus will visit an educational organization in Taylor called Exchange City and EarthWorks for an Educational Open House at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2007.

    Straus is a very strong advocate for Michigan schools. In an August 31 press release entitled "More Michigan Schools Making...

  • Oakwood Healthcare System completed a system-wide disaster drill October 25, 2007, held in partnership with the National Disaster Medical System.

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m., Oakwood employees, physicians and volunteers prepared to treat and accommodate several overflow patients from the St. Louis area who were victims of the staged New...

  • Oakwood Heritage Hospital in Taylor is in the midst of transforming a 300-foot hallway into a beautifully decorated mural on the lower level of the facility. Renowned muralist Christian Rasmussen has designed the mural and is leading the project with the help of Oakwood employees, physicians, volunteers and community members. The project will...

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has decided to terminate federal permits issued to Environmental Disposal Systems, Birmingham, Mich., allowing the injection of hazardous waste into two underground disposal wells at a facility in Romulus, Mich.

    Since 2005, the company had been accepting a variety of liquid hazardous wastes...

  • The Knights of Columbus All Saints Council #4872 will host a Desert Meal starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 6. The council hall is located at 24900 Brest Road between Telegraph and Beech Daly roads.

    The event includes dinner, refreshments and a presentation from seminarians from the Sacred Heart Major Seminary. Tickets are $12 with...

  • Budget constraints in the City of Taylor have caused the Police Department to reduce the hours of the Records Bureau.

    The Records Bureau is currently open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Beginning Monday, November 5, the bureau will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Jac Desrosiers, director of police services, said that while the hours...

  • One of the nation's leading sporting goods retailers, Dunham's Athleisure Corporation, announces the opening of a Dunham's Sports store at the Tel-Goddard Shopping Center on Telegraph Road in Taylor, next to The Home Depot.

    The 30,000-square-foot store will carry a full line of sporting goods, apparel, hunting equipment and...

  • (The following stories appeared in the October 17, 2007, editions of The News-Herald Newspapers. They were written by David Gorgon, who is a freelance writer for the News-Heald and is public information director of the City of Taylor.)

    Erin Parrish’s career choice started with a babysitting assignment.

    Parrish was a...

  • Back by popular demand, Santa’s Magic Forest – Downriver’s finest holiday display – will be open to visitors to the Heritage Park Activity Building, 12111 Pardee Road. Bring the entire family to visit Santa Claus while walking through a magical winter wonderland of animated characters and beautiful holiday light displays.

    All proceeds...

  • Two more performers have been added to a dance featuring some top country music impersonators from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, November 9, at American Legion Post 200, 11800 Michael Street, Taylor.

    Impersonators of Patsy Cline and Wynonna Judd join Toby Keith, Garth Brooks and Faith Hill for the performance. A Shania Twain impersonator, who was...

  • Heritage Martial Arts Center is comprised of a family of martial artists who began Tae Kwon Do training in 1995 and have since acquired mixed martial arts training. They teach several different disciplines learned from Michigan’s best Masters and Grand Masters.

    Herb and Amy Proctor, founders and head trainers of the center, teach with a...

  • Take a walk on the wild side on October 13 and 14 at the Heritage Park Petting Farm with the Whispering Pines Animal Kingdom show from noon to 5 p.m. Camel rides are available for an additional fee. The farm is located on the northeast corner of Northline and Pardee roads. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m....

  • Midway Golf presents Halloweekend from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, October 20, and Sunday, October 21 at 22381 Van Born Road, Taylor. Enjoy the candy stations on the haunted miniature golf courses as well as complimentary cider and donuts. Kids wearing costumes will receive $1 off the price of admission. For more information, call (313) 277-9156.

  • The public is invited to provide input into the development of a new master plan for the City of Taylor.

    A public open house is scheduled from 10 a.m. to Noon Saturday, November 3, at Taylor City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road. All “stakeholders” – Taylor residents and business people – are welcome to attend and comment on the master plan to...

  • The Wayne County Airport Authority will host a Public Information Workshop for the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport Master Plan. The workshop will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, at the Metropolitan Hotel, located at 31500 Wick Road, Romulus.
     
    The purpose of the public workshop is to provide the public with...

  • A new program in the City of Taylor will assist anyone interested in buying a home.

    The Wayne County Home Consortium has partnered with National Faith HomeBuyers to present and manage the program, which will help families become homeowners and financially stable. County officials are administering the program on behalf of the Home...

  • The City of Taylor Beautification Commission is seeking nominees for beautification awards for residential and businesses Halloween decorations.

    Nominations will be accepted through October 31, 2007.

    For more information, call Michele McNeely at (734) 374-1450.

  • Medilodge of Taylor will host its first "Trunk or Treat" event from 7 to 8:30 p.m. October 24 at 23600 Northline Road. Medilodge representatives invite the community to the Medilodge parking lot to received goodies from Halloween-decorated cars. There will be chills, thrills and plenty of fun for all.

  • The cities of Taylor, Dearborn, Trenton and Wayne and Canton Township have each adopted a proclamation honoring Oakwood’s many emergency nurses in recognition of Emergency Nurses Week, October. 7-13, and Emergency Nurses Day on Wednesday, October. 10.

    Each city is a location for one of Oakwood’s five emergency departments in southeast...