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June

21

Toledo Fire and Rescue Department Chief Luis Santiago announced today he plans to retire effective Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Chief Santiago has been a Toledo firefighter since May, 1984. He was promoted to lieutenant in 1988, captain in 1993, battalion chief in 2000, deputy/assistant chief in 2007, and was appointed chief of the department on […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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June

21

Michael Marsh has accepted a position as President and CEO of Responsive Caregivers of Hawaii Today, the Board of Directors of The Fair Housing Center announces the departure of long-time President and CEO, Michael Marsh, who is leaving to pursue an opportunity in Hawaii. “I’m not leaving fair housing. I’m taking it with me,” stated […]

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Sarah Jenkins - The Fair Housing Center

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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

Lourdes University Receives HRSA Grant

Posted Jun 7th, 2018 by Helene Sheets  Category: Education, General News

Lourdes University Provost Dr. Geoffrey J. Grubb and Director of the Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Anesthesia Program Dawn AuBuchon, CRNA, are pleased to announce that the program has been granted $53,989 in funding for the 2018-19 academic year through the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University

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June

7

Legacy Marble and Granite Launches a New Website

Posted Jun 7th, 2018 by Justin More  Category: General News, Other

Findlay, OH- Legacy Marble and Granite, the area’s foremost natural stone fabricator, is launching a newly revamped website, www.LegacyMarbleandGranite.com. The intention of the revised site is to give customers an online platform that will help decipher their individual style preference, and in turn, assist them with making their stone choice. The site’s updated design will […]

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Justin More - Legacy Marble and Granite | 235 Stanford Parkway | Findlay, OH 45840

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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

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

Lourdes Golf Outing benefits student scholarships

Posted May 29th, 2018 by Helene Sheets  Category: General News, Other

On Friday, June 1, Lourdes University welcomes golfers and enthusiasts to its annual Hit the Links golf outing benefiting student scholarships. Since its inception, nearly $400,000 has been raised. Foursomes follow a scramble format and tee off at Bedford Hills Golf Club, 6400 Jackman Road in Temperance, MI at 8 a.m. The outing includes 18 […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University

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May

27

TONY PACKO’S NEW SYLVANIA LOCATION IS OPEN

Posted May 27th, 2018 by Kirsten Ingram  Category: General News

Tony Packo’s®, Toledo’s most famous restaurant concept, has a new home in Sylvania! Tony Packo’s 5822 Alexis Road is now open to the public. Packo’s has been a part of the Sylvania community for more than 35 years and is excited to move into its new building on Alexis Road near Acres Road. This Next […]

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Kirsten Ingram - Toledo.com | 3250 Levis Commons Blvd | Perrysburg, OH 43551-7144

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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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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

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, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has promoted two staff members and has named a new member to its senior management team. Kristina Crystal has been hired to fill a new position at the Museum – chief revenue officer; Adam Levine has been tapped to be TMA’s deputy director; and Lynn Miller […]

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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

The Arts Commission announces three new full-time Americorps positions to lead community engagement work in two downtown-area neighborhoods: Uptown and Englewood. Ideal candidates will have a background in the arts, an interest in community-based arts and equitable neighborhood revitalization. Application deadline is April 22. Find more information in the attached description below or on our […]

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Ryan Bunch - The Arts Commission

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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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