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January

30

Toledo Library Director Announces Retirement

Posted Jan 30th, 2019 by Kelsey Cogan  Category: Community Interest, General News

At the Jan. 24 Toledo Lucas County Public Library Board of Directors meeting, longtime Director Clyde Scoles announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2019. With more than 40 years of experience, Mr. Scoles has dedicated his career to championing Ohio libraries. He has served as Toledo Lucas County Public Library (TLCPL) Director since 1985 and […]

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Kelsey Cogan - Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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January

30

Recently, Partners in Education was awarded a $25,000 grant from the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of North American automaker FCA US LLC. The grant will support youth literacy via the Mentors in Toledo Schools program. “Partners in Education is thrilled to be a recipient of a grant from the FCA Foundation. This funding allows […]

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Michelle Klinger - Partners in Education | 1500 N. Superior, Suite 306 | Toledo, Ohio 43604

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January

30

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library System has teamed up with NewsGuard to provide library patrons with a news literacy tool to help them assess the reliability of the news and information websites they see online. For the past two years, the Library has been focused on providing Mozilla’s Web Literacy training to both its […]

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Kelsey Cogan - Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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January

15

On Friday, January 18, 2019, Lourdes University’s Mission and Ministry Office is hosting “Fill the Freezer” 24 Hour Marathon. Starting at 3pm, Lourdes students, faculty, and staff will work shifts making casseroles over a 24-hour period. The casserole marathon benefits the university’s weekly Toledo Labre project. “The ‘Annual Fill the Freezer’ marathon allows us to […]

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Briana Peters - Lourdes University

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January

11

The Sylvania Franciscan Village and Lourdes Lifelong Learning are pleased to announce the spring schedule for TED Talks on Tuesdays, a program taking place the second Tuesday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. in the Franciscan Center board room, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. TED Talks are compelling presentations that take place in […]

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Laurie Bertke - Lourdes University

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January

11

On January 8, 2019, Dr. James Patrick, the Lucas County Coroner, will be stepping aside after decades of service to Lucas County. Dr. Patrick has grown the Lucas County Coroner’s Office into a regional forensic center. Under Ohio Law, the Central Committee of Lucas County Democratic Party has the initial opportunity to appoint a qualified […]

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Kurt Young

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January

11

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has awarded Lauren Applebaum the TMA Leadership Fellowship. Applebaum completed her Ph.D. in art history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The recently established TMA Leadership Fellowship Program has been endowed with gifts from Scott and Margy Trumbull and the late Dorothy MacKenzie Price, and […]

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Mike Brice - Toledo Museum of Art

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January

11

Two additional members of the Metroparks Board of Park Commissioners, Kevin Dalton and Molly Luetke, were sworn in this morning by Judge Jack Puffenberger in Lucas County Probate Court. Current board president Scott Savage was sworn to a fifth term on Friday. At their last meeting, current members Mr. Savage, Lera Doneghy and Fritz Byers […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks of Toledo

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January

11

Toledo Library goes Fine Free

Posted Jan 11th, 2019 by Kelsey Cogan  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

Fines for late items/materials have always been part of the Library experience. But should they be? Charging overdue fines is not a strong motivator to return Library materials on time. For many families in the Lucas County community, overdue fines serve as a real barrier to access. And for those who can afford to pay […]

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Kelsey Cogan - The Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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December

26

InfoStreamSolutions Launches New Website

Posted Dec 26th, 2018 by Olivia Wilson  Category: Business, General News

Updated Digital Presence Propels the Design Company above Competition Toledo, Ohio, December 19, 2018 – InfoStreamSolutions announced today the launch of its newly revamped website. They are inviting virtual visitors to explore the new user-friendly experience. This redesigned site offers Toledo clients quick and easy access to essential information regarding services, products and promotions while […]

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Olivia Wilson - InfoStream Solutions | 134 W. South Boundary Street | Perrysburg, OH 43551

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December

20

TOLEDO, Ohio – Leaders influence others first by who they are and then by what they do. Toledo Zoo’s volunteer program is considered a leader and model for Zoo’s around the world and recently received several prominent awards for their efforts. The Zoo’s volunteer manager, Bill Davis, recently received the Clean Streams Partner Award from […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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December

20

Toledo Zoo & O-I Recognized

Posted Dec 20th, 2018 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, Ohio – Teamwork makes the dream work. Toledo Zoo and Owens-Illinois have been working together to realize the collective dream of bettering our community for more than 30 years. Recently, this partnership was honored by the local chapter of a national conservation organization for their landscaping efforts. Toledo Zoo’s urban prairie at Owens-Illinois world […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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December

14

Toledo, OH – The city of Toledo, together with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, today announced plans to design and construct a new youth development park located in the Old South End neighborhood that will feature a 75,000-square-foot multi-sport synthetic turf field used for football, soccer, and baseball/softball and provide local youth with a safe […]

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Katy Ford

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December

14

Tierra Raiti Wins Concerto Competition

Posted Dec 14th, 2018 by Laura Doles  Category: Community Interest, General News

TOLEDO, OH – Toledo School for the Arts student violinist, Tierra Raiti won the Junior Division of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends Young Artist Concerto Competition. The Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends sponsor a Young Artist Solo Concerto Competition each year for young students through the age of 18. Entrants are required to memorize and perform […]

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Laura Doles - Toledo School for the Arts

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December

7

Looking for something fun for your kids to do over Holiday break? Look no further, the Toledo Area Humane Society is offering a three-day Snowy Paws Day Camp for children ages 7 to12 years old. This three-day camp runs from Dec. 26 to Dec. 28, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for children ages […]

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Jackie Kinnee - Toledo Area Humane Society

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November

30

Anita Lopez, Lucas County Auditor is happy to announce the start of the 2018-2019 Dog Licensing Season. The Auditor encourages all Lucas County Dog owners to renew their licenses as soon as possible at any of the county’s, thirty-one (31) vendor locations. Last season, Toledo Lucas County Library and the Auditor formed a licensing partnership. […]

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Anita Lopez - The Lucas County Auditor's Office

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November

28

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge connecting downtown Toledo and East Toledo will reopen at or before 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30. The bridge was closed Sept. 24 for Toledo Waterways Initiative work to install an 84-inch pipe connecting a combined sewer overflow to a 5.2-million-gallon storage basin under International Park. The Toledo Waterways Initiative […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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November

15

The Kapszukiewicz administration on Tuesday presented Toledo City Council with a plan to move forward with converting streetlights citywide into energy-saving LED lights. “We are beginning the process of changing streetlights to LED and we are working with Toledo Edison on this project,” Toledo Public Services Director Paul Rasmusson said. An ordinance before council requests […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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November

13

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Partners in Education a $3,000 grant to support youth literacy via the Mentors in Toledo Schools program. This grant is part of more than $3.4 million the organization awarded to 915 recipients on August 28, 2018. Awarded annually at the beginning of the academic school year inception, youth […]

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Michelle Klinger - Partners in Education | 1500 N. Superior St., Suite 306 | Toledo, OH 43604

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November

7

Recreation Task Force Report Available

Posted Nov 7th, 2018 by Ignazio Messina  Category: Community Interest, General Interests, General News

The Kapszukiewicz administration’s Recreation Task Force report has been completed and can be found by clicking here. “I want to thank the task force for its hard work,” Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz said. “This report shows what many in Toledo have already known about our parks – that they are, generally speaking, substandard and we […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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