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  • 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...

  • Arrow Uniform, one of America’s largest uniform companies with corporate headquarters located at 6400 Monroe in Taylor, has announced the company is moving all of its Cleveland laundering operations to the Taylor site beginning in January of 2008.

    John Caputo, president of Arrow Uniform, said the expansion will bring more than 50 new...

  • See the man in red during Southland Center’s seventh annual Santa’s All-American Holiday Parade at noon Saturday, November 10.

    Riding in a Taylor fire truck down Eureka Road, and decked out in red, white and blue, this year’s Santa salute will once again feature a parade to the front doors of Southland, located on Eureka at Pardee Road....

  • During 13 years as a stay-at-home mom, Diane Greenslait put her imagination to work by creating silks, Christmas ornaments, dolls and angels. She discovered that her items sold quickly at arts and craft fairs.

    For the next seven years, some of the area’s most popular florists benefited from Diane's creativity. Although typically...

  • 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.