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June

7

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz on June 1 announced an accelerated schedule for opening the city’s public pools and splash pad. The first three of the six Toledo pools — Pickford, Wilson, and Jamie Farr — open this Saturday, June 9. Pool hours are noon to 6 p.m. Thanks to a generous donation from the Buffalo […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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June

7

Toledo City Council today authorized spending $1 million from the city’s capital improvement Fund and $560,000 from the special assessment improvement fund to pay for the Kapszukiewicz administration’s planned 2018 sidewalk program; authorized spending up to $800,000 from the capital improvement fund to comply with Ohio Environmental Protection Agency orders to permanently close a landfill […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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June

7

[TOLEDO, OH] – Equality Toledo (ET) plans to host an official ribbon-cutting ceremony, unveiling the organization’s new food pantry, located at Collingwood Presbyterian Church (2108 Collingwood Blvd.) on Thursday, June 7 at 10:00 a.m. “Our purpose in opening this pantry is to offer an inclusive space for community members, especially LGBTQ+ folks, struggling with food […]

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May

29

Toledo School for the Arts earns College Success Award

Posted May 29th, 2018 by Laura Doles  Category: Community Interest, Education

Toledo, OH – Education information nonprofit GreatSchools has awarded Toledo School for the Arts with a 2018 College Success Award in its first report recognizing schools in nine states for commitment to college preparation. GreatSchools pinpointed exceptional high schools based on college preparation, enrollment, and performance. The nonprofit compiled data including college entrance exam scores […]

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Laura Doles - Toledo School for the Arts

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May

29

The city of Toledo is sponsoring four free disposal days at the Hoffman Road Landfill for city residents. They are 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 2, July 7, Sept. 8, Nov. 24. Disposal is subject certain terms and conditions. Acceptable bulky waste items include excess trash, furniture, carpeting, mattresses, wood waste, and scrap metal. There […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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May

29

2018 Engage Toledo Ambassador Academy Details Announced

Posted May 29th, 2018 by Ignazio Messina  Category: Community Interest, General News

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz announced details of the 2018 Engage Toledo Ambassador Academy during a news conference today. The initiative was launched last year to inspire civic engagement and participation. The next Engage Toledo Ambassador Academy will start on June 6, 2018. It is a ten-week course for city residents to interact with city leaders. […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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May

29

Accomplished Seniors Complete Their Final Year at TSA

Posted May 29th, 2018 by Laura Doles  Category: Community Interest, Education

TSA Recognizes Strong Academic and Artistic Record of Sixteenth Graduating Class Toledo, OH — Ninety-one seniors are candidates for graduation from Toledo School for the Arts this spring. The ceremony will be held at the Valentine Theatre on Saturday, May 26. Students receiving diplomas are members of the sixteenth class to graduate from the school […]

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Laura Doles - Toledo School for the Arts

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May

29

New Rhinoceros at Toledo Zoo

Posted May 29th, 2018 by Kim Haddix  Category: Community Interest, General News

TOLEDO, Ohio — Swaagat, Aashish (ah-sheesh). Welcome, Aashish. The Zoo is excited to introduce a new three and a half-year-old male Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) as its newest resident. Aashish arrived today from his birthplace, The Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio, as part of a Species Survival Plan recommended move. He is currently being quarantined on […]

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Kim Haddix - The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

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May

29

Stefan Robert Bates Memorial & Overdose Awareness Event

Posted May 29th, 2018 by Robin Higginbotham  Category: Community Interest

MONTPELIER, OHIO — On Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.., FI Community Housing, Inc. and No More Heroin will present the “Stefan Robert Bates Memorial & Overdose Awareness Event” at the Williams County Fairgrounds in Montpelier, Ohio. This day-long family-friendly event will feature a line-up of national music artists and nationally-known recovery speakers. Multiple […]

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Robin Higginbotham - No More Heroin

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May

8

Toledo Takes ECHL ‘Best Ice’ for Third Year

Posted May 8th, 2018 by Andi Roman  Category: Community Interest, General News

PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced today that the Toledo Walleye are the 2017-18 recipient of the League’s Best Ice Award. It is the third consecutive year that Toledo has received the award. “Jesus Rivera and his team raised the bar for consistently producing the highest quality ice surfaces for the Walleye and visiting teams […]

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Andi Roman - The Toledo Walleye

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May

8

Summer Opportunities at the Toledo Zoo

Posted May 8th, 2018 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, Ohio — Summer vacation means Toledo Zoo Summer Safari Camps sponsored by Toby & Sue Cardone and the Cardone Financial Group. These affordably priced week-long day camps offer campers ages four to 15 an opportunity to enjoy the Zoo in the wildest of ways! This year’s camp topics range from competing in Zoo Olympics […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

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May

8

Cardinals Invited to Play In Prestigious Basketball Event

Posted May 8th, 2018 by Paulette Cousino  Category: Community Interest, General News

OREGON, OH – The 2018-19 Cardinal Stritch Varsity Boys Basketball team has been invited to take part in the Premier Health Flyin' To The Hoop High School National Basketball Invitational next season.  The 17th year of this internationally recognized high school showcase will take place Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, January 18-21, 2019 in front […]

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Paulette Cousino - Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School and Academy

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May

8

Out of the Darkness Community Walk

Posted May 8th, 2018 by Peggy Myers  Category: Community Interest

Out of the Darkness Toledo Community Walk Held in hundreds of cities across the country, they give people the courage to open up about their own struggle or loss, and the platform to change our culture’s approach to mental health. When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with […]

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Peggy Myers - AFSP | 2423 S. Holland Sylvania Rd, Apt #253 | Maumee, OH 43537

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May

8

Jersey Mike’s Subs to Open First Toledo Location Owners Celebrate With Free Sub Fundraiser TOLEDO, Ohio – Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open in Toledo on May 9. Franchise owners Vibha and Niles Patel will hold a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, May 9 to Sunday, […]

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Kyle Potvin - Jersey Mike\'s Subs | 2251 Landmark Place | Manasquan, NJ 08736

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April

17

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library was selected as the 2018 winner of the Award for Excellence in Reference and Adult Services, sponsored by ReferenceUSA, for the Living Better, Spending Smarter page. As a one-stop shop for personal finance, investment and referral information for northwest Ohio, Living Better, Spending Smarter was developed in collaboration by […]

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Leighann Wood - Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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April

17

Toledo, OH – We are getting revved up here at the Toledo Area Humane Society for our 33rd Annual Bark in the Park! What better way to get the community excited then by combining a love for food and passion for animals together into one GREAT restaurant week! Starting Sunday, April 15th to Saturday, April […]

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Abbey Hall - Toledo Area Humane Society | 827 Illinois Avenue | Maumee, OH

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April

17

Toledo-Area Police Win Best Dressed in Nation

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Alyssa Darah  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

The next time you see a Perrysburg Township police officer, take notice of the uniform: it’s one of the sharpest in the nation according to the North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors (NAUMD). The Perrysburg Township PD was one of five departments to top the list of the NAUMD’s annual Best Dressed Public […]

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Alyssa Darah - Superior Uniform Sales, Inc. | 909 Phillips Ave | Toledo, OH 43612

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April

17

Toledo Zoo Saddened by Death of Masai Giraffe

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, General News, Other

TOLEDO, Ohio — The Toledo Zoo is sad to report that Bahati, a four-year-old female Masai giraffe, was humanely euthanized today due to rapidly declining health. Bahati was born at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere on December 13, 2013. She was loaned to Toledo Zoo on recommendation of the Giraffe Species Survival Plan in April […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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April

17

Pet Extravaganza

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Kristi Shepler  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

In this crazy world in which we live it is nice to bring the scale back down to the community. It is time to take a break and reconnect with our animal friends. St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church is once again hosting the Pet Extravaganza Saturday April 28th from 1 – 3pm. With the shorter time […]

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Kristi Shepler - St. Stephen Lutheran Church | 7800 Erie Street | Sylvania, OH 43560

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April

17

Sunshine Communities has opened two new fully-accessible homes for residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These Family Care Homes in Toledo offer opportunities for more independent living and meaningful connections to the community – to neighbors, faith groups and local businesses. This “community integration” is part of a national movement to help people with disabilities […]

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Sara Wilson - Sunshine Studios | 305 Conant St | Maumee, OH 43537

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