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  • 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...

  • The 13th annual Turn Off the Violence Family Picnic, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Taylor, is set for 4 to 7 p.m. September 20 at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road, between Northline and Goddard roads.

    The free event is a fun afternoon for Taylor children and parents. There will be free hot dogs, Penguin Juice drinks and chips, plus...

  • The Rotary Club of Taylor invites the public to hear nationally noted motivational speaker Michael Angelo Caruso during a luncheon scheduled for 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. September 13 at Lakes of Taylor Golf Club, 25505 Northline Road.

    Caruso has made more than 1,500 presentations and keynote speeches on the subjects of conflict resolution,...

  • Members of the Great Lakes Beadworks Guild will display several pieces of beaded art at the Home Gallery of the Downriver Council for the Arts, 20904 Northline Road, Taylor.

    Show dates are October 25-November 16. More than 50 high-quality pieces have been selected for the show.

    This is the first time guild members will have the...

  • Each year, a senior citizen or another person in need receives thousands of dollars of improvements to his or her home – and isn’t charged a cent for the work.

    The work is performed by members of the Western Wayne Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors Association. One weekend a year, dozens of plumbers and mechanical contractors set aside...

  • The Lake House Grille at Lakes of Taylor and Greenside Grille at Taylor Meadows are open to the public and serve a variety of delicious foods and beverages.

    At Lakes of Taylor, you can enjoy indoor or outdoor seating with beautiful vistas of the golf course and the view at Taylor Meadows is unmatched!

    To reserve your table or find...