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  • With the start of each new school year comes the annual appointment of the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council in the City of Taylor.

    Mayor Cameron G. Priebe’s council expanded to 15 members this year due to the increased interest in participating by students at Harry S. Truman and John F. Kennedy High Schools.

    The members were...

  • Time to say ‘good-bye’

    Two Taylor churches prepare to close, merge as one: Our Lady of the Angels

    By Donna Abramczyk
    The News-Herald

    November 18, 2007

    This weekend will mark the end of an era for two Catholic churches that have served parishioners in Taylor for more...

  • The Piper's Holiday Concert to benefit the Penrickton Center for Blind Children in Taylor is set for 7:30 p.m. December 1 at the Ford Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn. Jazz flutist Alexander Zonjic and Friends, the Barbara Ogar Children's Flute Choir and jazz vocalist Maysa will perform. Tickets are $25 and $35....

  • The City of Taylor, the Department of Senior Services and the many seniors who are regular participants in activities through the William Ford Senior Activity Center say "thank you" to the members of the community, elected officials and city employees that attended the November 16 spaghetti dinner fund-raiser at the Ford Center.

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  • Taylor police Officer Meggan Kantz knew it would take months of rigorous training to prepare for her first Ironman Triathlon competition in Madison, Wisc.

    And she understood she faced a long, challenging day to complete a 2.4-mile swim followed by a 112-mile bicycle race followed by a marathon run of 26.2 miles.

    What Kantz didn’t...

  • Charter One, Kroger and Gleaners Community Food Bank will join together to kick off "Carving Out Hunger and Hunger Knows No Season" from 8 to 10 a.m. Monday, November 19, at the Taylor Kroger store at 7000 Monroe.

    Together - with the community’s help – hungry people will be nourished this holiday season in Southeast Michigan....

  • Local officials were on hand November 7 at the Taylor Town Trade Center, 22525 Ecorse Road, for the kick-off drive and anniversary celebration of the U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program.

    This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Marines' Toys for Tots campaign. In 2006, Toys for Tots delivered more than 19.2 million toys...

  • Rubbish pick-up will be one day late after Thanksgiving Day, November 22. Also, compost pick-up will end for the year on Friday, November 30, and will not resume until March 2008. Christmas trees are considered rubbish and will be picked up for two weeks after Christmas. There will not be a compost truck running at that time. For more...

  • The sites and dates for the eight World Series tournaments in Little League baseball and softball have been approved by the Little League International Board of Directors – and Taylor will host the Junior League World Series of baseball for the 28th straight year.

    Stephen D. Keener, president and chief executive officer of Little League...

  • The Taylor Fire Department has received three 12-lead EKG Phillips heart monitors from Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center’s cardiology and emergency medicine departments.

    Through the leadership of Arthur Riba, MD, medical director, Cardiac Care Units, and Lori Stallings, RN, director of Emergency Services, the monitors were purchased...

  • Forget about working overtime to prepare the family feast this Thanksgiving. The professionals at Lakes of Taylor Golf Club are ready to do all the cooking -- and the clean up!

    The Lakehouse Grille, 25505 Northline Road, will seat visitors (by reservation only) for the annual Thanksgiving Buffet to be held from noon to 4 p.m. on...

  • In honor of Veterans Day, I want to share a soldier’s homecoming and pre-Veterans Day celebration at the Lemay family home in Taylor.

    Sgt. Joseph Kozakiewicz of the National Guard 144th Military Police Company, out of Oscoda, Michigan, returned home from Iraq on October 19, 2007, after serving in Iraq for a year.

    Sgt. Kozakiewicz...

  • In recognition of the holiday season, the City of Taylor Beautification Commission is accepting nominations of Christmas decorations/displays.

    Two categories will be awarded:  residential and businesses.  The committee would like to award those who help make the city a beautiful place to live and work.

    Nominations will be accepted...

  • The Guidance Center in Southgate has received a $5,000 grant from the Comcast Foundation to help fund the agency’s infant massage classes and Parents as Teachers program.

    The Parents as Teachers curriculum stresses to parents their importance as the first and most critical teacher in their child’s life. Parents are visited by a Guidance...

  • 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 is continuing its commitment to protecting the environment by utilizing new road reclamation technology, this time in regard to a road-improvement project that will be used to reconstruct Brest Road from Cape Cod to Inkster Road.

    The technology, called "Full Depth Reclamation using CKD," will include...

  • More than 50 pieces of beaded art is featured through November 16 at the Home Gallery of the Downriver Council for the Arts, 20904 Northline Road, Taylor.

    The art is the work of members of the Great lakes Beadworkers Guild.

    In the Skylight Gallery are the felt and fiber works of Loretta Oliver.

    Exhibitions at the DCA are...

  • To raise funds for a new bus for Taylor’s senior citizens, a spaghetti dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, November 16, at the William Ford Activity and Banquet Center.

    Tickets are $7 or $5 for children under 10. All proceeds go to the senior bus fund.

    The City of Taylor has a large and active senior population. Many...

  • The Taylor Police Department announced the release of new crime prevention handbooks designed to help Taylor residents and business owners prevent crime before it happens.

    The safety handbooks, entitled “Residential Crime Prevention Handbook,” “Residential Security Survey” and “Crime Prevention for Businesses,” are available for free...

  • A fall tailgate party will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 11, at the NorthStone Village Condominiums, located on the east side of Telegraph Road just north of Northline.

    The party will feature food, fun and football. In fact, it will continue until the end of Sunday's Detroit Lions game.

    The party is geared toward potential...