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  • An election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, for the Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) Reauthorization Proposal.

    Voters who plan to be out of town during the election, are age 60 and older or are physically challenged can pick up absentee voter applications at the City Clerk’s office, 23555 Goddard.

    Voting...

  • Due to a recent court ruling, every Michigan voter who wishes to vote in an election must comply with a new state requirement by showing picture identification at the polling place, the City Clerk’s office announced.

    “Voters can satisfy the picture ID requirement by showing a Michigan driver’s license or a Michigan personal...

  • The 16th annual Downriver Senior Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 pm. Thursday, October 4, at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    The day includes exhibitors, prize drawings, free health screenings and tests and much more.

    Gold sponsors of the event are Oakwood Healthcare and Henry Ford Health Systems.

    For...

  • Women can nominate themselves or another woman for the Making a Difference for Women Award offered by Soroptimist International of Wyandotte-Southgate, Taylor.

    The award honors women who live or work in Taylor, Wyandotte, Southgate and Lincoln Park who, through professional or personal efforts, are making extraordinary differences in the...

  • Abrakadoodle®, the leading art education program in the country, organized in partnership with Crayola®, focuses on child creativity using a wide variety of three-dimensional art experiences. The program offers “Art is Smart” classes, which will be available at the Taylor Recreation Center for children ages ranging from 20 months to 12 years...

  • Oakwood Healthcare System is proud to announce that one of its esteemed physicians, Lawrence Morawa MD, has been named chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, following a brief period as interim chair.

    “This is yet another milestone in the joint efforts of Oakwood and the Wayne...

  • Raise your bowling average, heart rate and nutritional IQ in an afternoon of fun set for 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, September 29, at Skore Lanes, 22255 Ecorse Road.

    Joining forces with Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play, Skore Lanes is scheduling two hours of bowling fun with loads of giveaways. Registration begins at 2 p.m.

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  • Following a 14-month tour of duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, soldiers from the 46th Military Police Company in the Michigan Army National Guard received a heroes welcome Sunday, September 23, at the Taylor Sportsplex.

    An estimated 1,000 people were on hand to greet the soldiers, who are based in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula....

  • Soldiers from the Michigan National Guard Military Police Unit in Taylor will be welcomed home after a 15-month deployment to Baghdad, Iraq, between 4:15 and 4:45 p.m. Sunday, September 23, at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    In honor of the homecoming ceremony, organizers are inviting everyone to help line the path home for...

  • Storm drains lead to lakes and streams. As a result, any oil, pet waste, leaves or dirty water from car washes that enters a storm drains gets into lakes and streams.

    Here are a few individual actions that will help protect the environment:

    • Sweep it. Sweep extra fertilizer, grass clippings or dirt off your driveway and back...
  • Oakwood’s official Web site, Oakwood.org, recently won the Web Marketing Association’s 2007 WebAward for outstanding achievement in Web site development for the second consecutive year.

    Oakwood’s Web site underwent a massive redesign last fall. This honor recognizes the site for achieving the standard of excellence in both the health...

  • Community housing team seeks improvement in Taylor

    Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe has appointed a community housing team to improve the quality of life for residents.

    Mayor Priebe appointed retired Taylor police commander Jon Belanger as community housing coordinator. In addition, Debbie Knight, who has been administrative...

  • Legendary country music superstar Patsy Cline is the focus of an entertaining dinner theater performance that will raise money for the Taylor Friends of the Arts.

    “Always Patsy Cline” will be presented November 2, 3, 9 and 10 at the William Ford Banquet Hall, 6750 Troy. Dinner, catered by Par-fection, will be served at 6:30 p.m. The show...

  • The Taylor Conservatory Foundation has extended an invitation to an evening of sweet indulgence.

    “Sweet Harvest – a Celebration of Chocolate, Wine and Romance” – will raise funds to help the foundation operate the Taylor Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. The event is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, at the Crystal...

  • The annual Taylor Fall Fest is set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 6, at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.

    Fall Fest is an event with something for everyone. Activities and goods include free pumpkin decorating, free hay rides, pumpkin carving demonstrations by the Kuschel family and a variety of offerings from fall-themed...

  • A great tradition of food and fun returns to Taylor September 14-16 during the 43rd Annual St. Alfred Parish Fall Festival. All events will he held on the church grounds, 9500 Banner at Telegraph Road, just south of Wick Road.

    Hours are 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

    Highlights include a...

  • The American Red Cross has reached emergency blood levels, prompting the Taylor Police Department to host a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. September 27 directly behind the Police Station at 23515 Goddard Road. Walk-ins are welcome.

    The move follows an urgent appeal for blood donors from the Red Cross Southeastern Michigan Blood Services...

  • The state championship softball team from the Taylor Northeast and North Central Little Leagues were honored by the city on September 4. The girls won the state championship in the Junior Division of Little League, which is for 13- and 14-year-old players. The state title came the same month as the state championship in baseball won by the...

  • Members of the Taylor Northwest Little League team that won the state championship in the 12-year-old division of Little League baseball have been honored by the City of Taylor. The team was recognized during the August 21 City Council meeting at City Hall. Mayor Cameron Priebe presented certificates to each of the players and members of the...

  • The City of Taylor will again take its place on the forefront of innovation, this time in regard to new road reconstruction technology that will be used in the reconstruction project of Pardee Road.

    The technology, called "Full Depth Reclamation using Foamed Asphalt", has been utilized in 35 states, and will be introduced for...