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  • Can’t make it all the games of the Junior League World Series, but want to keep up with what’s going on?

    If you have a computer and Internet access, you can visit the city of Taylor Web site at www.cityoftaylor.com/listen and enjoy a live audio broadcast of the game.

    A partnership between the World Series and...

  • One of the major items on the wish list of Junior League World Series Director Greg Bzura was filled recently when a new scoreboard was installed at World Series Field in Heritage Park.

    Thousands of dollars for the scoreboard were donated by Wal-Mart, Bzura ordered the device and it was installed by Daktronics in time for the World...

  • A men's outdoor 7-on-7 Flag Football League, sponsored by Apostolic Faith Temple of Taylor, is accepting teams for its upcoming fall season.

    Team roster sizes range from 12 to 14 people and all games are played in Taylor at the former Taylor Center High School football field by Wick and Westlake. Games are played on Saturday mornings...

  • All-star baseball players from around the world will converge on Taylor this weekend for the start of the 27th annual Junior League World Series at Heritage Park.

    Opening ceremonies – including fireworks – are set for 9 p.m. Saturday. Games get under way at noon Sunday and continue through Aug. 18, when the 2007 world champion will be...

  • The 2007 Taylor City Golf Championship was held July 28-29. As in previous years, this tournament was a sellout.

    The qualifying round, held Saturday, July 28, at Taylor Meadows, brought out a full field of 120 competitors and...

  • The Taylor Thunder finished in first place in the Boys Under-13 Michigan Division of the Great Lakes Soccer League. The travel team, whose home field is Heritage Park, went 8-2, scoring 43 goals and allowing only 24. In the front row of the photo are Brandon Purdy (left), Nick McNamee, Atmir Bujaki, Wesley Craddock and Raymond Brown. In the...

  • The 40th annual Steak Roast hosted by the Taylor-based Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce is set for Thursday, September 6, at the Heritage Park Activity Building, 12111 Pardee Road, Taylor.

    Doors are open from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Dinner is served from 5 to 8 p.m.

    The meal will include New York strip steak or barbecue...

  • Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe is pleased to announce that the 2007 Meijer Taylor Summer Festival was the most successful in city history.

    The festival, held July 12-15, 2007, at Heritage Park, drew the largest crowd in the event’s history, covered all expenses for the second straight year and had a huge impact on the economy of the...

  • Under a lot of stress? Who isn't these days?

    That's why the Taylor Recreation Center and Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital are now offering free blood pressure screening from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. the fourth Monday of every month.

    It doesn't even take five minutes to find out if your health is at risk due to high blood...

  • A new representative of Latin America will debut in the Junior League World Series in Taylor.

    St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands won the Latin America regional tournament played last week in Panama City, Panama. The Elrod Hendricks West Little League all-stars of St. Thomas defeated the Dominican Republic, 9-7, in Saturday’s...

  • A ribbon cutting celebrated the formal grand re-opening of HealthQuest of Taylor, located at 23540 Goddard Road, across the street from City Hall.

    HealthQuest is considered an industry leader that features one of the country’s most experienced group of chiropractic physicians. The 12 offices around Michigan handle more than 100,000...

  • Skore Lanes, located at 22255 Ecorse Road in Taylor, announces the following schedule of events:

    Dirt Cheap Days are scheduled August 4-12. Starting at noon each day, the "Nine days at 99 cents" feature 99-cent specials on games, shoes, draft beer, soda pop, hot dogs, fries and popcorn. Kids bowl free on Saturday, August 4. For...

  • Oakwood Healthcare System has announced its latest milestone with Wayne State University.
     
    On July 1, WSU physicians and residents specializing in the areas of otolaryngology, dermatology and urology began work at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center in Dearborn. In total, 41 new residents are practicing medicine at Oakwood,...

  • For the third straight year, thousands of classic car buffs and spectators will celebrate the automobile as they cruise historic Telegraph Road on Saturday in Taylor, Dearborn Heights, Dearborn and Redford Township.

    This year, the event is called the Telegraph Tomorrow Classic Car Cruise, named for the Telegraph Tomorrow Association that...

  • Taylor Northwest won the Michigan state championship of Little League baseball July 28 at Papp Park.

    But the 11- and 12-year-old all-stars from Taylor didn’t get much time to celebrate. They play in the Great Lakes regional tournament starting August 2 in Indianapolis.

    Northwest faces the Indiana state champions from the New...

  • The 7- and 8-year-old all-stars from the Taylor Northwest Little League won the Michigan District 5 Little League championship. The week-long round robin tournament was hosted by the Melvindale Athletic Club and included 13 teams from District 5. Taylor Northwest went undefeated in the tournament to win the title. This is the second year in a...

  • At least two countries will make their debut in the Junior League World Series of baseball in Taylor.

    Makati City, Philippines, and Kirovograd, Ukraine, have qualified to play in the 27th annual tournament for the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old baseball players in the world.

    They join Guayama, Puerto Rico, in forming three-...

  • The City of Taylor's annual Mud Volleyball Tournament begins at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 22, at Heritage Park. Teams of six players compete against other teams in very muddy volleyball conditions. By 6 p.m. or so, one team should be this year's champion. Spectators are welcome.

    The City of Taylor thanks the following sponsors:

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  • The Taylor Beautification Commission presented awards to four homeowners, four business owners and a church during the July 19, 2007, meeting of the Taylor City Council. The recipients were:

    • Massab Acres
    • Howe-Peterson Funeral Home
    • Voran Funeral Home
    • Engineered Comfort Systems
    • St. Cyril of...
  • Prior to Saturday, July 14, 2007, Mark Tonge had been in at least five Rollie Hopgood Midtown Taylor 5K runs, but his time had never been recorded.

    Tonge, a lieutenant in the Taylor Police Department, had been the “motorcycle cop” leading race participants down Pardee Road, onto Goddard Road, into a Taylor neighborhood and into the...