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Scott's Jones, Perrysburg's Pendry help Gold to All-Star Game rout  Toledo Blade

Playing together for the final time, Antonio Davis and Domo McClain combined for one last touchdown. The Woodward High School teammates connected for a ...



Woodward rises above and makes choral history  Toledo Blade

Seventy-eight Woodward High School students are embarking on a journey to the Ohio Music Education Association's state competition, an event that school ...



Woodward Choir is State-bound!  13abc Action News

Woodward's choir is heading to the Ohio Music Education Association's State Competition. It takes place April 27th in Van Buren, Ohio.



Worried parents flock to Woodward High School after bomb threat  Toledo Blade

Woodward High School was briefly locked down Friday morning after a bomb threat was called in to the school, officials said. Toledo Police gave an all ...



Hope for the Holidays: Woodward kicks off toy competition  13abc Action News

Toledo, Ohio (WTVG) Woodward High School choir prepares to perform for our Hope for the Holidays Drive thru Bash. They are also collecting toys for the toy ...



Our Towns Calendar: 5/27  Toledo Blade

Birchard Public Library programs, 423 Croghan St.; “A Universe of Stories” the 2019 Summer Reading Challenge from June 3 through July 27. Jim Kleefeld's ...



Our Towns Calendar: 6/3 | Toledo Blade  Toledo Blade

Secor Metropark programs, 10001 W. Central Ave.; Try it! Tree Climbing (adults and children 8 or older) 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday and Tree Climbing: Glow Climb ...



Our Towns Calendar: 6/10 | Toledo  Toledo Blade

The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) to kickoff parade at the Wood County Fairgrounds, 900 W. Poe Rd., parade 5 p.m., event 5-9 p.m. Saturday.



Summer Camp for students  13abc Action News

Brains and Body Summer Fitness Challenge will be held at Woodward high school.



Woodward tabbed as City League favorites  Toledo Blade

Woodward Coach: Robert Garber, third year 2017 record: 5-5 overall, 4-1 City League Top players: Seniors Dominique McClain, 6-foot-0, 190 pounds, QB-S; ...



TPD respond to shooting near Woodward High School  WTOL.com

Toledo police responded to a shooting Thursday afternoon near Woodward High School.



Girl stabbed after fight outside Woodward High School  13abc Action News

Toledo police say a girl was stabbed around 12:30PM during a fight between two groups of juveniles in the parking lot of Woodward High School.



Woodward expected to surge to the top of the City League  Toledo Blade

Woodward coach Robert Garber thinks in order for the Polar Bears to end a 27-year title drought and live up to preseason expectations, they must stay ...



Student of the Week: Thunder Bivens, Woodward High School  Toledo Blade

FAVORITES: School Subject: English Extracurricular Activities: Track-shot put, discus, football Hobbies: Working out, helping others Car: Dooley truck ...



TPS to host series of Security Summits  13abc Action News

Bullying prevention, A.L.I.C.E.training, and a new discipline code. Those are just a few of the topics that will be addressed during several safety summits being ...



Woodward inducts Hall of Fame  13abc Action News

Scholarships for graduating seniors were also awarded at Saturday night's event!



13abc & ProMedica flip the switch on the holiday season with free tree lighting celebration  13abc Action News

13abc is teaming up with ProMedica to flip the switch on the holiday season. On Friday November 30, 2018, 13abc Action News goes live from Promenade Park.



Woodward graduate who died reached NFL  Toledo Blade

MILWAUKEE — Former NFL defensive lineman Bryan Robinson, a 1993 Woodward High School graduate, died Saturday. He was 41. Robinson was found at a ...



Two youths appear in court for threats, assault  Toledo Blade

Two teenagers accused of making threats against or at area schools appeared Wednesday in Lucas County Juvenile Court. Miriam Dabbs, 17, a student at ...



Teacher of the Month: Mrs. Camille Knopps, Woodward High School  Toledo Blade

Mrs. Knopps was chosen for recognition because of her endless compassion for caring and giving to all students and staff members in the building. She is a ...



Musical education gets young minds in tune  Toledo Blade

As a sixth-grader with no musical training who was joining a school band, La'Precious Simon announced in jest that she wanted to play the double bass, what ...



Ex-principal moving into hall of fame  Toledo Blade

At age 41, Emilio Ramirez is not exactly at the end of his career as an educator, but his accomplishments a few years ago as principal at Woodward High ...



Jesse Jackson to visit Toledo in response to ongoing racial hate at GM plant  Toledo Blade

Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson will visit Toledo on Tuesday to discuss complaints of ongoing racial harassment and bullying at General Motors Toledo ...



Reunions close out a summer to remember  Toledo Blade

SUMMER, which ended Saturday, brought people together, and fall is full steam ahead. REUNIONS were plentiful with people and history. Among the reunions .



TPS: Student dies after collapsing at Woodward HS  13abc Action News

Toledo Public School leaders say it happened Wednesday morning.



Turf to be installed at Bowsher, Start high school stadiums  Toledo Blade

Bowsher and Start high school athletes soon will practice and play on fields that stay free from mud and bumps as the district works to replace tough-to ...



Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. honors MLK by awarding scholarships to students  13abc Action News

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior with 27th annual scholarship breakfast.



TPS addresses school safety during public summits  WTOL

It's a question school districts are getting more than ever, what are you doing to protect my child while they are at school?



16-year-old killed, 2 injured in North Toledo shooting  Toledo Blade

Sabrina Evans said her nephew, 16-year-old Lamitrias White, was a good, sweet, goofy kid. But about 2 a.m. on Monday morning, the unexpected happened.



TPS community mourns loss of Woodward coach  WTOL.com

Woodward High School's softball coach Tracy Hatfield died early Monday morning.



8th Annual 2 Mile March and Rally to Stop Gang and Gun Violence  13abc Action News

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) Toledo residents marched and rallied to hopefully put an end to gang and gun violence. Toledo has been plagued by gun violence.



Toledoans still affected by decades of discriminatory lending practices  Toledo Blade

The pile of rubble from the demolished home on Pontiac Street is barely an eyesore for this community teetering on poverty. Every block is a grim reminder ...



Former Teammate Accused Of Murdering Ohio High School Football Player  10TV

A 17-year-old high school senior is Toledo's latest homicide victim. Find out who is being accused of the shooting.



PHOTO GALLERY: Toledo's Joe E. Brown Park rededicated  Toledo Blade

The Joe E. Brown Park is officially open for fun. The city celebrated the park's official dedicated Saturday with food, performances by the Scott High ...



Seeing big problem with dropouts, TPS makes it personal  Toledo Blade

During a recent morning meeting, a group of Scott High School educators talked about how to help one struggling student. The girl failed three first- ...



Western Reserve tops New London for first win  Norwalk Reflector

NEW LONDON — Western Reserve picked up its first win of the season — and the first victory for rookie head coach Ty Stevenson with Friday's 42-7 win over ...



Around Town: Summer offers time to reunite for Churchill's  Toledo Blade

SO what did you do on your summer vacation? This is the last day of summer. It's a standard question asked of students when they return to school, but it's ...



Transgender student sent home from school for wearing a skirt  13abc Action News

Toledo (13abc Action News) - Controversy tonight involving Toledo Public Schools and a student who wore a skirt to school. The teenager was born a boy is ...



Woodward focused on next game, not streak  Toledo Blade

Nobody wanted to talk about it. 53 games. 53 losses. When Woodward opened the football season Friday night against Cardinal Stitch at Clay, it had been a ...



TPD investigates reports of man exposing himself to 3 Leverette students  WTOL

Toledo Public Schools and Toledo Police are investigating after reports that someone in a car approached children near Leverette Elementary School Thursday ...



Council Council Candidate Profiles  The Fort Stockton Pioneer

The Pioneer asked each of the six candidates running for Fort Stockton City Council to complete a questionnaire. There are two seats available on the council.



Man arraigned after threatening to 'shoot up' Waite High School  Toledo Blade

Police officials and school leaders are commending a parent who notified authorities after a South Toledo man made a threat on social media to “shoot up” ...



Wagoner elected as new leader of Lucas County's Republican Party  13abc Action News

For the last 10 years the Lucas County Republican Party has been under the direction of Jon Stainbrook. At Woodward High School Saturday party leaders ...



A round of applause for these 2018 charitable events  Toledo Blade

IN the world of 2018 charity events and the volunteers and supporters who make them successful, were golf and tennis events, walks and runs, celebrity wait ...



Third person arraigned in January double-homicide case  Toledo Blade

A third person has been charged in connection with the double homicide of a man and woman in North Toledo. Rickardo Thompson, 20, of the 2400 block of ...



Toledo Hip Hop 101  Toledo City Paper

Hip hop in Toledo was conceived in the 1980's at house parties and school dances; places where DJs, graffiti artists and rappers often gathered to create and.



IN PICTURES: Woodward upsets Scott  Toledo Blade

Daijour Whittington scored a game-high 18 points to lead Woodward to a 53-50 upset victory against defending City League champion Scott in a boys basketball ...



Celebration set tonight to begin holiday toy drive  13abc Action News

TOLEDO, Ohio (13abc Action News) - It's beginning to look---and sound---like Christmas! If you are ready to get in the holiday spirit by singing Christmas carols, ...



Students prepare for walkouts to protest gun violence  Toledo Blade

Devastated. That's the feeling that crept over Summer McGhee, a 16-year-old Woodward High School student, as she watched the details of the Parkland, Fla., ...



Threats shake school districts across the region  Toledo Blade

An upsurge in violent threats leveled against northwest Ohio schools led police to arrest a number of local students this week and on Friday prompted ...



TPS hosts special Olympics for students  WTOL.com

The chilly weather on Friday didn't stop Toledo Public schools from getting out and enjoying some friendly competition.



More Stark schools are EdChoice schools  Canton Repository

Some students in the Alliance, Fairless, North Canton, Northwest, Plain and Perry school districts are now eligible to receive state-funded vouchers that will help ...



IN PICTURES: Bowsher boys win City League  Toledo Blade

Antonio Carter scored 17 of his team-high 23 points in the second half to lead Bowsher to a 76-67 victory against Woodward in the City League boys basketball ...



Waite High School celebrates 100 years  Toledo Blade

Something about Waite High School brings graduates back and makes staff stick around. More than 100 current and former Waite teachers, administrators, and .



2019 Winter Wedding Guide  Toledo City Paper

STEP 1: ENGAGEMENT Lindsee McKenzie and Tyler Piercefield Married:Saturday, August 18, 2018 Photo by Mary Wyar. Lindsee McKenzie Occupation: Artist.



Community achievements lauded  Toledo Blade

LADIES Cocktails and Conversation to honor congressman Marcy Kaptur was in the riverfront home of Sara Jane DeHoff with co-host Rita Mansour. Miss Kaptur ...



local/education/2012/10/01/Woodward-raising-funds-to-give-mascot-a-face-lift-1/stories/20120928150 /  Toledo Blade

When it comes to saving polar bears, this is a decidedly less taxing, or dangerous, case. Woodward High School and its alumni are raising funds to ...



IN PICTURES: Start sweeps City League track  Toledo Blade

Start hosted the City League track and field championships on Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Spartans Stadium. And its girls and boys teams didn't allow the ...



Student in custody after threats against Washington Local schools  Toledo Blade

A suspect identifying himself as “B Shooter 15” posted threatening messages on social media Thursday, which led to the closing of three Washington Local ...



Constance 'Connie' Marie Guth (1968-2018)  Toledo Blade

Constance “Connie” Marie Guth, a Navarre Elementary School teacher and a mother of three, died Friday in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, South Detroit Avenue.



Police: Teenage boy stabs Washington Local security officer  Toledo Blade

A 13-year-old student is accused of stabbing a Washington Local Schools security officer Tuesday at Jefferson Junior High School. Toledo police are ...



Lucas Co. Republican Party to vote on chairman June 9th  13abc Action News

Lucas County Republican Party Central Committee members will elect a chairman in a hotly contested race between current chairman Jon Stainbrook and ...



Kirk Heidelberg returns to sideline at Waite  Toledo Blade

Football began for Kirk Heidelberg as a player at Woodward High School in the mid-1970s and literally took him around the world as a coach before he ...



M*A*S*H star Jamie Farr honored as Toledo's most famous son  Toledo Blade

Jamie Farr may have left Toledo in 1952 to seek stardom in Hollywood, but the actor never forgot his roots and the people who made him the city's most ...



Song lyrics available for tonight's sing-along Christmas concert  13abc Action News

Two choirs sing carols at free Friday concert at Promenade Park.



The Lucas County GOP passes the baton  Toledo Blade

The Lucas County Republican Party reorganization meeting Saturday ended more with a whimper than a bang, and that's the best that could be hoped for.



Daily Republic Obituaries  Fairfield Daily Republic

Jan. 18, 1934 — May 19, 2019 Frank was born in Toledo, Ohio, and graduated from Woodward High School. He enlisted in the United States Air Force and ...



Frank J. Piasecki, Sr. (1926-2018)  Toledo Blade

Frank J. Piasecki, Sr., a former champion motorcycle racer who focused on *service* and respect when he took over his family's Reynolds Corners auto repair ...



Our Towns Calendar: 9/10  Toledo Blade

Tea Series at the Wood County Historical Center and Museum, 13660 County Home Rd., 2-4 p.m. Thursday. Topic: Go, Go Tin Lizzie: The Speed of Driving ...



Toledo police continue to investigate double homicide  Toledo Blade

Rosa Smith's daughter stopped at her North Toledo home Thursday, just to give her mother a hug and kiss. It was the last time Ms. Smith, 59, saw her ...



Jamie Farr honored by Toledo with new plaque and ceremony  13abc Action News

(TOLEDO) - Under a bright sunny sky, a new plaque honoring Jamie Farr for his hometown pride was unveiled Saturday at Jamie Farr Park. The Toledo actor ...



Violence shakes neighborhood near Woodrow Wilson Park  Toledo Blade

They hugged, lit candles, and held up red heart-shaped balloons. About 100 people gathered Monday night at the intersection of Chestnut and East Streicher ...



Two indicted in shooting deaths of man, woman  Toledo Blade

Two Toledo men were indicted Friday on murder charges stemming from the shooting of a man and woman in a North Toledo alley. Sidney Slater, Jr., 27, of ...



IN PICTURES: Wauseon rolls past Woodward  Toledo Blade

Wauseon routed Woodward 73-45 in a Division II sectional final on Friday, Feb. 26, at Lake High in Millbury. Carter Bzovi led the Indians (20-3) with a game-high ...



Disc Golf in Northwest Ohio  WNWO NBC 24

One of America's fastest growing sports is perhaps biggest right here in Northwest Ohio.Disc golf has been around for more than 30 years, but has recently ...



Jamie Farr comes back to Toledo for the dedication of historic marker honoring him  WTOL.com

Jamie Farr will forever be immortalized in his hometown of Toledo, and he will be there to witness it.



Teen boy found dead in North Toledo  Toledo Blade

The 17-year-old boy shot and killed Tuesday in North Toledo leaves behind a mother, a stepfather, five siblings, and a grandmother, those who knew him said.



Toledo Public Schools holds ranking; test scores move up  Toledo Blade

Toledo Public Schools made small gains on Ohio's school report card last year, yet more schools were given the state's lowest rank. Toledo was rated in ...



Toledo man's dream lives on with St. Jude Hospital  WTOL.com

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital remains a shining example of the continued legacy of Toledo-native Danny Thomas.



Toledo eyes spending $3 million on parks, pools, streets  Toledo Blade

Toledo City Council has a plan to spend $3 million that was socked away in one fund until it was moved back into the pot of money used for permanent ...



National ad focuses on Harbaugh's, Meyer's Toledo ties  Toledo Blade

The story of the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry, with Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh as the two head coaches, begins in Toledo. As Blade sports columnist David ...



John 'Jack' Kesling (1927-2016): Navy vet, musician, TV personality 'did a lot of things'  Toledo Blade

In life, John “Jack” Kesling did everything he wanted. He served his country in the Navy, married his high school sweetheart, had three children, was a musician ...



Richard W. Knepper (1947-2017): Longtime jurist known for keeping an open mind  Toledo Blade

Richard W. Knepper, a former judge of the Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals who stepped down as a Lucas County Common Pleas Court judge to run for ...



Photo exhibit captures Toledo legends  Toledo Blade

For those whose lives were touched by the musical directing genius of Sam Szor, the choreography skills of Bud Kerwin, or both, some of those memories can ...



How Durant is transforming Toledo schools | Toledo Blade  Toledo Blade

Romules Durant is changing Toledo Public Schools. Transforming them. He is doing it more slowly than he would like. He is a fast and hard-charging guy. But ...



Following change in leadership, Lucas County GOP says funds are drained  Toledo Blade

A month after unseating its former chairman, the Lucas County Republican Party's new leader says the group is rebuilding from scratch after its cash ...



Our Towns Calendar: 7/2  Toledo Blade

Harris-Elmore Library programs, 328 Toledo St.; “Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program runs through July 28. Storytime for preschoolers 11 a.m. ...



Toledo family shattered by cycle of violence  Toledo Blade

On the blisteringly hot afternoon of June 11, Shellton Hicks was sitting on a bright blue bench in the Sherman Elementary School playground when three men ...



Sheriff's reserve unit logs thousands of volunteer hours  Toledo Blade

As the weather warms, residents are again heading outside for events across Lucas County. Whether it's Barefoot at the Beach, Ridin' Late in County 48, or ...



Ramon 'Buddy' Carr (1926-2016): TPD officer coached gold-medalist boxer  Toledo Blade

Ramon “Buddy” Carr, 89, an amateur boxer who joined the Toledo police force and gained acclaim as an adept coach of young boxers, including a U.S. Olympic ...



Two dead after North Toledo shooting identified  Toledo Blade

Toledo police identified a man and a woman who were fatally shot Thursday in a North Toledo alley. Santiago Rease, 20, and Colleen Stamper, 19, both ...



Pics of the Week: May 11-17  Toledo Blade

Lt. Ron Frederick, center, with the Toledo Honor Guard during the annual Toledo Area Police Memorial *Service* in the Toledo Police Memorial Garden on May ...



Duane R. Abbajay (1933-2017)  Toledo Blade

Duane R. Abbajay, 84, who brought world-famous musicians to downtown Toledo and whose Country Palace became a tourist magnet after its mention in a hit .



Judge gives inmate hope for early release  Toledo Blade

Although his prison sentence did not change, a Lucas County judge on Friday gave a former Woodward High School student convicted in the 2014 shooting ...



Gallery: Jamie Farr receives plaque at park bearing his name  Toledo Blade

Legendary entertainer Jamie Farr was honored in his hometown Saturday with a plaque at the park named after him. There are 19 images in this gallery. ...



Teen dies in crash after police pursuit  Toledo Blade

A missing Toledo-area teenager died Tuesday after leading city police on a pursuit and crashing the stolen car in the central city. Devon Dodds, 17, was ...



Students' ideas soar at summit on wind energy  Toledo Blade

For four fifth graders from Chase STEM Academy, building a wind turbine strong enough to lift a tiny bucket meant choosing the best materials, size, shape, ...



Mike Bell declares candidacy for old job  Toledo Blade

The Toledo mayor's race this year will likely shape up to include two former mayors, the current mayor, and the widow of the last mayor. Former mayor Mike Bell ...



Rockets say 'aloha' at homecoming | Toledo Blade  Toledo Blade

ALOHA Rockets! was the theme of the University of Toledo Homecoming. The parade was followed by tailgate parties in the parking lots, corporate tents and ...



Another murder swept aside in Toledo steals a life, a dream  Toledo Blade

This column by Jeff Gerritt, The Blade's deputy editorial page editor, is one in a series of occasional editorials and columns on violence in the Toledo ...



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