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  • 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...

  • Tired of dinner and a movie? Try the Friday Twosome Special, which includes golf at Taylor Meadows or Lakes of Taylor and dinner at a reduced price.  Enjoy your afternoon playing 18 holes of golf, with power cart, on one of Southeastern Michigan’s most beautiful golf courses and then relax in the clubhouse for dinner. Tax, gratuity, soft drink...

  • Due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 3, the Taylor City Council study session and regular meeting will be held Tuesday, September 4, at Taylor City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road. The study session will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the council meeting following at 7 p.m. Study sessions are usually held the Monday prior to the Tuesday council...

  • The annual Taylor Back to School Family Fun Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, August 30 at the Taylor Human Services Center, 26650 Eureka Road.

    Family Fun Day will include games and activities for kids, music, information, free food and school supplies.

    “This event is designed to arm kids with the tools that will...

  • Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe is the first mayor in Wayne County to sign the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, which commits the city to taking deliberate action to combat global warming.

    The members of the Taylor City Council showed their unanimous support of the measure during their August 21 council meeting. The action adds...

  • Before each of their games in the Junior League World Series, the members of the Pearl City, Hawaii, baseball team walked slowly to a banner signifying the world championship won by the 1984 team from Pearl City.

    Player after player placed two hands on the banner as a sign of respect – and perhaps hoping that something from the past...

  • A golf outing to benefit the John F. Kennedy High School Marching Band is scheduled for September 16, 2007 at Taylor Meadows Golf Club, 25360 Ecorse Road.

    The event is presented by the Kennedy Band Boosters, which raises funds to support the band, which plays at high school football basketball games, graduation and various community...

  • The Rotary Club of Taylor has officially launched its new Web site: www.taylorrotary.com

    Active members can log in and edit their photos and information, add friends, view an up-to-date bulletin, see a full club directory with personal information and photos, and visit the message center to...

  • Two years ago, Kawika “Sumi” Pruett was among the spectators in Taylor feeling sad after the Pearl City, Hawaii, baseball team lost in the USA championship game at Heritage Park.

    Pruett, then 11, was there for all the games played by his brother, Alika. That Friday night in 2005, he went to console his mother and predicted boldly, “Don’t...

  • Pearl City, Hawaii, will play Manila, Philippines, for the world championship of the Junior League baseball starting at 5 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Park in Taylor.

    The game will conclude the 27th annual Junior League World Series, the weeklong international tournament for 13- and 14-year-old baseball players.

    Pearl City will try...

  • The most grateful team to be in Taylor this week for the Junior League World Series of baseball may not be team that wins it.

    A group of teen-agers from Kirovograd, Ukraine, overcame the odds to qualify to play in the series and then almost didn’t get to come.

    Once they got here, they endured lost baseball bats, a language barrier...

  • By the time she had spent a few hours in Taylor for this past week’s Junior League World Series, Philippines Manager Catherine Tanco-Ong was well aware of the facts:

    ●This was the first team from the Philippines to qualify for the World Series for the 13- and 14-year-old division of Little League International.

    ●No Asia-Pacific...

  • To say it’s been a pretty rough year for Virginia Ramsey would be an understatement.

    Ramsey, who lives in Lincoln Park, had to endure the death of her daughter Jennifer, who was diagnosed with hepatitis B and died within three weeks.

    That was about six months ago. Since then, Ramsey has been raising her 8-year-old grandson, Dylan...

  • The United States and International champions of Junior League baseball will be crowned during a pair of games at the Junior League World Series on Friday at Heritage Park in Taylor, Michigan.

    Manila, Philippines (4-0), will take on Surrey, British Columbia, Canada (3-1), for the International title at 5 p.m.

    Pearl City, Hawaii (4...

  • TAYLOR, Michigan – Prior to this year, no team from the Asia-Pacific region of Junior League baseball had ever won more than one game in the World Series in Taylor. This year, a team of 13- and 14-year-old boys from Manila, Philippines, has won its first three games.
     
    On Wednesday, Manila defeated St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, 6-1...

  • Looking for a unique souvenir from the Junior League World Series? The U.S. Postal Service may have what you’re looking for.

    Representatives of the Taylor Post Office have set up shop beyond the center field fence at World Series Field in Heritage Park in Taylor. While visitors can buy stamps and boxes to mail souvenirs to their homes...

  • TAYLOR, Michigan – Two undefeated teams will hit the baseball diamond at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the first of four games in the Junior League World Series at Heritage Park in Taylor.

    The 27th annual Junior League series features the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old players from around the world. It’s the “big brother” of the more famous...

  • The Junior League World Series is sad to report the death of veteran Downriver sports announcer and reporter Jay Strassner. Jay was a sports reporter for the old Mellus Newspapers and announced sports throughout the Downriver area for Comcast -- including Junior League World Series games. Starting last year, Jay and his broadcast partner Ted...

  • TAYLOR, Michigan – Teams from Texas, the Philippines and the U.S. Virgin Islands all won their second straight game during the Junior League World Series Monday at Heritage Park in Taylor.

    The 27th annual international tournament features the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old baseball players from around the world. Four more games are...