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  • The City of Taylor’s Department of Senior Services has launched a series of fund-raising efforts to purchase a new bus for senior transportation.

    The William Ford Senior Activity Center is selling memorial brick pavers and McDonald’s restaurant value books and plans to sell Dearborn Hams at Easter time. A spaghetti dinner fund-raiser is...

  • The City of Taylor in Wayne County has declared a snow emergency, effective February 13, 2007. During a snow emergency, parking on streets in Taylor is prohibited to allow for snow removal.

  • A St. Patrick's Day dance -- featuring impersonators of country music stars Garth Brooks, Neil Diamond and Toby Keith -- will help raise money for needy veterans and other Taylor residents.

    The party is scheduled for 7 to 11 p.m. March 17 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars hall at 11590 Pine Street, just south of Goddard Road. Doors...

  • A Texas Hold'em Tournament is scheduled for February 24 at the Taylor Moose, 9981 Telegraph Road between Wick and Goddard roads. Registration begins at 5 p.m. with the starting time set for 6 p.m. The event is a benefit for the Junior League World Series, held every August in Heritage Park in Taylor. There is a $60 buy-in. Advanced...

  • The Taylor Cultural Arts Commission has announced a new scholarship program for graduating seniors beginning with the current school year.

    Two scholarships, each in the amount of $500, will be available to graduating high school seniors.  The application deadline is April 6, 2007, and notification of the awards will take place May 1....

  • February 9 is the deadline to purchase tickets to the Taylor Seniors Sweetheart Dance, scheduled for February 16 at the William Ford Senior Activity Center, 6750 Troy. Tickets are $12. The Internationals will provide the music and dinner will be catered.

  • The next chance for residents to meet one on one with Mayor Cameron G. Priebe will be from 6 to 8 p.m. February 14 at Taylor City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road.

    “Meet with the Mayor Night” is typically scheduled the Wednesday after the first City Council meeting of each month. Council meetings are held the first and third Tuesdays of each...

  • Children in first through sixth grades can stay active during their winter break from the Taylor public schools.

    The City of Taylor Department of Golf, Parks and Recreation offers a memorable week-long “Amazing Animals” program to keep children busy, active and entertained from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. February 26 to March 2 at the Heritage...

  • The City of Taylor's 1989 Master Plan is now available for viewing on the city's web site. The 18-year-old Master Plan is significant because the city is updating the plan and is seeking public input. A series of public meetings has been held throughout the community and will continue in the months ahead. The next meeting is scheduled...

  • Taylor residents interested in purchasing trees through the Restoration of Our Trees (ROOT) program may do so beginning February 1.

    ROOT is a pilot program developed in partnership with DTE Energy Foundation, USDA Forest Service-State and Private Forestry, the Michigan Department of Agriculture, the Michigan Department of Natural...

  • The celebration of the 75th anniversary of St. John Lutheran School is set for Sunday, February 4. An anniversary service is scheduled for 10 a.m., followed by dinner at noon. The school and church are located at the corner of Telegraph and Northline roads in Taylor. Former kindergarten teacher and former principal Shirley Wallace and former...

  • Special guest dancers and outstanding musicians will be the main attraction of the first “Big Band Ball,” set for Saturday, February 17, at Lakes of Taylor Golf Club, 25505 Northline Road.

    Andrezi and Adriana Przybyl, a twin brother and sister dance team from Poland, will perform two dances. Together, they have participated in more than...

  • Developer Carl Giordano wants to sell all of his Pinewood Condominiums – and he wants to do it soon.

    Giordano, CEO of CMG Group, is offering up to $40,000 savings per unit during the Eight Days of Winter Sale that runs February 3-11. Pinewood is located on Pine Street between Haig and Koths, west of Telegraph Road between Wick and...

  • The seventh annual Putt Putt Golf Classic sponsored by the Rotary Club of Taylor is scheduled for February 10 inside Taylor Meadows Golf Club, 24360 Ecorse Road. The event starts at 6 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres and indoor putting practice. The miniature golf tournament begins at 7 p.m. and includes a winners' round for the best 18 golfers...

  • A ribbon cutting and open house will welcome visitors to Rosecrans Picture Perfect Photography and Video in the historic Sell/Schonsheck House in Taylor’s scenic Heritage Park.

    The open house is scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m....

  • A candlelight vigil for Army Spc. Holly McGeogh is set for 7 p.m. January 31 in the parking lot of Harry S Truman High School.

    McGeogh's friends are organizing the event that marks the third anniversary of her death.

    A 2002 Truman graduate, McGeogh was active in the JROTC program at the high school and enlisted in the Army...

  • Former Taylor resident Sherman Arnold will celebrate his 67th birthday -- and his 52nd year of doing a tribute to Elvis and other pioneers of rock and roll and country music -- during a party March 24 at the Almatta Hall, 5121 Oakman, Dearborn.

    Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show runs from 6 p.m. to midnight.

    A special legends show...

  • Mike Wilkinson joked that he hurt himself just putting on his basketball uniform.

    Marty Sheedy called for a substitute – during warm-ups.

    On the sidelines, Chuck Suttles laughed, shook hands and greeted players from the other teams and was late getting on the court – something he would never tolerate from the high school players...

  • The grand opening of the new Cold Stone Creamery store in Taylor will feature delicious prizes for the first 100 customers and a visit from Detroit Tigers pitcher Nate Robertson.

    The celebration is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. February 2 at the new ice cream shop located at 23360 Eureka Road, between Pardee and Telegraph roads, in the...

  • The Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber's fourth annual Member Tribute is set for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. February 1 at the Downriver Italian-American Hall, 646 Biddle Avenue (north of Goddard), in Wyandotte.

    The event will feature the passing of the gavel from past Chairman Jim Williams of The News-Herald Newspapers to 2007 Chairman...