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  • (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...

  • In the nearly seven years since the last Downiver Summit, the Southeast Michigan region has seen a great deal of change. With these changes, residents, businesses and leaders find themselves confronting many questions about how to adapt and thrive in the challenging economy.

    Together, the Downriver Community Conference and Southern Wayne...

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    Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe (back row) and members of the city's Beautification Commission congratulate four of the most recent recipients of beautification awards from the commission and...

  • The City of Taylor's annual Safe Halloween will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. October 31 at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road. The event is free to children ages 10 and under who have an opportunity to trick or treat throughout the park. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call the Department of Golf, Parks and...

  • Oakwood Healthcare System will host several flu vaccination clinics through the month of October.

    The vaccines are intended for adults 18 and older who want to be protected from the flu or pneumonia. The cost of the shot is $25 and $40 for the pneumonia vaccinations. Both are a covered benefit for those who have Medicare Part B and bring...

  • It’s official: Taylor is a “cool city.”

    So says the Sierra Club, which cited Taylor’s compliance with the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, committing the city to taking deliberate action to combat global warming.

    Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe became the first mayor in Wayne County to sign the agreement. The members of...

  • For workers in Southeastern Michigan who drew the assignment to organize the office party this year, there is no need to stress!

    The friendly sales staff at Lakes of Taylor and Taylor Meadows banquet centers will assist with any holiday party by accommodating 20 to 250 guests. So, whether it's business or social, great parties can be...

  • Rotarians of District 6400 are sharing active duties to spearhead a spectacular event by combining efforts to have multi-club benefit dinner from 5:30 to 10 p.m. October 24 at Crystal Gardens in Southgate. Participating local Rotary clubs include Taylor, Trenton, Monroe and Dearborn Heights. All proceeds to benefit wounded soldiers and families...

  • “How Heritage Park Came to Be” is the title of the November 8 program of the Taylor Historical Society, which begins at 7 p.m. at the Taylor Community Library, 12303 Pardee Road.

    George Gouth, a charter member of the city Historical Commission, will share facts and memories about the project, which dates back to the early 1980s. Visitors...