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To the editor: Naming should recognize real locals  Toledo Blade

I read the approval by Toledo City Council to recommend changing the name of the airport to the Eugene F. Kranz Toledo Express Airport. When it comes to ...



FOUND SAFELY: Toledo Police locate missing 14-year-old boy  WTOL

Andrew Booker, 14, last was seen at Woodward High School during dismissal. Andrew 5 feet, 2 inches tall and weighs about 120 pounds.



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 ...



David D. Jakubowski (1935-2019) | Toledo Blade  Toledo Blade

David D. Jakubowski, a retired Toledo fire captain committed to the *service* his vocation offered the community, died Friday in ProMedica Toledo Hospital. ...



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 ...



Garrett W. 'Gary' Hager  Sandusky Register

Oct. 18, 1934-Sept. 9, 2019 Garrett W. 'Gary' Hager, 84, of Sandusky, passed away peacefully early Monday morning, Sept. 9, 2019, in Providence Care Center, ...



Summer Camp for students  13abc Action News

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



TPD respond to shooting near Woodward High School  WTOL.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 tabbed as City League favorites | Toledo Blade  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; ...



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 ...



TPS community mourns loss of Woodward coach  WTOL.com

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



Woman arrested for stabbing 14-year-old girl near Woodward High School  WTOL.com

TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - Toledo police have arrested a woman for the stabbing of a 14-year-old girl in a park near Woodward High School last month.



Woodward inducts Hall of Fame  13abc Action News

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



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 graduate who died reached NFL | Toledo Blade  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 ...



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 ...



Toledo students get a voice in district policies  Toledo Blade

When school administrators want to know how their district's policies and programs can be improved, there are classrooms full of people with good ideas. ...



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 ...



Washington Local wastes no time in hiring new superintendent  Toledo Blade

After district officials announced they planned to hire an interim superintendent this week following the resignation of Susan Hayward, the Washington Local ...



Teen arraigned on murder charge in cousin's shooting death  Toledo Blade

Tonda Hamilton doubled over in tears Wednesday during an arraignment hearing for her nephew charged in the fatal shooting of her daughter. Devon Hands ...



Happy birthday, Jamie Farr!  WTOL

TOLEDO, Ohio — Toledo's famed son Jamie Farr marks 85 years today, and we wish him the best! Farr put Toledo on the map with his role of Maxwell Q. Klinger ...



Former Woodward student convicted in shooting death re-sentenced to 13 years  Toledo Blade

A former Woodward High School student convicted in the shooting death of his friend and teammate in 2014 was re-sentenced Friday to 13 years in prison. ...



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

Toledo Public School leaders say it happened Wednesday morning.



Toledo has history of pro all-stars  Toledo Blade

Toledo native Natasha Howard earned a place on the WNBA All-Star team Thursday, parlaying a career year into a starting spot in the game. Though the All- ...



Woodward student slain in North Toledo | Toledo Blade  Toledo Blade

Toledo youths grieved on Saturday for a 17-year-old Woodward High School football player who was fatally shot Friday night in the city's north end, while a ...



Chris Jones sets sights on Tokyo after winning title at Junior Olympics  Toledo Blade

At some point during the next few years, Toledo boxer Chris Jones plans to make the long-anticipated transition from amateur to professional boxing. But ...



5 years since the Toledo water crisis: A timeline of what happened  WTOL

A great deal of changing information was reported regarding Toledo's water crisis. Here's a timeline of how events unfolded, starting Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.



Claudia Jean Trombla (1934-2019) | Toledo Blade  Toledo Blade

Claudia Jean Trombla, an elementary school teacher who in retirement worked with young musicians vying for a chance to perform with the Toledo Symphony, .



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 ...



Jesus 'Jesse' Gonzalez (1948-2019) | Toledo Blade  Toledo Blade

Jesus “Jesse” Gonzalez, Jr., 71, a railroad worker who made tortillas and chips to supplement the family income and built a multimillion-dollar enterprise, died ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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



Our Towns Calendar: 8/19 | Toledo Blade  Toledo Blade

Bowling Green ○ Full Living History program sponsored by the Wood County Historical Center and Museum at Paupers' Cemetery, 13660 County Home Rd., ...



Toledo Famous: T-shirts show local love for the 419  Toledo Blade

What's it like to see a stranger walking around in something you designed? Chad Schultz is one of a handful of locals who's gotten used to the experience. ...



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” ...



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?



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 ...



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 .



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 ...



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.



Beauty and grace at the Debutante Cotillion  Toledo Blade

A sight to see were all the young ladies and gentlemen at the 54th annual Debutante Cotillion presented by the National Association of Negro Business and ...



Woodward tabs Smith as new coach  Toledo Blade

Curtis Smith faces the daunting task of taking over a beleaguered Woodward High School football program. The Polar Bears are 0-29 over the last three ...



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 ...



A life during wartime: Jamie Farr, the most famous Jeep driver in history  Motor Authority

The Jeep was always a part of Jamie Farr's life during wartime in Toledo. Then it followed him to Hollywood.



Waite High School celebrates 100 years | Toledo Blade  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 .



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 ...



Voices of Toledo's youth ring out at Rev. King celebration  Toledo Blade

The theme of Toledo's 2019 Unity Celebration in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., “We will not be silent,” was embodied in song, dance, and spoken ...



Shirley Bower Obituary - Gainesville, Ga | Hattiesburg American  Legacy.com

Shirley Louise Pippel Bower Gainesville, GA - Shirley Louise Pippel Bower passed away at her home in Gainesville, GA. on July 20, 2019. Shirley was born on ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Polish American Concert Band sets concert | Toledo Blade  Toledo Blade

The Polish American Concert Band is a little hidden gem of Toledo history. In fact, it is one of the oldest community bands in the area, celebrating its ...



Community achievements lauded | Toledo Blade  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 ...



More Stark schools are EdChoice schools  The-review

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Woodward raising funds to give mascot a face-lift | Toledo Blade  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 ...



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 ...



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.



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



Ex-boxing champ 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker dies after being hit by car  Toledo Blade

Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 Memorial Day parade  Toledo Blade

The annual Memorial Day parade and *service* program in downtown Toledo, which drew between 2000 and 2500 attendees.



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. ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Duane R. Abbajay (1933-2017) | Toledo Blade  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 .



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 ...



La Prensa Articles  La Prensa

TOLEDO, July 9, 2018: There has been a lot of quiet activity in recent weeks at Danny Thomas Park, located at 2583 Broadway Street. But between the efforts of ...



local/education/2011/08/24/TPS-holds-ranking-test-scores-move-up/stories/201108240143 /  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 ...



George Manol (1926-2017) | Toledo Blade  Toledo Blade

George Manol, whose George's City Club, 25 steep steps above Huron Street, was a downtown lunch mainstay, died June 1 at Lutheran Village Wolf Creek, ...



Around Town: Toledo celebrates Jamie Farr | Toledo Blade  Toledo Blade

Toledo's biggest cheerleader, Jamie Farr, was in T-Town last weekend and fans were everywhere he went. He was here for the unveiling of the new plaque for .



Ohio water crisis: Threat isn't going away soon  Fox News

The threat of toxins contaminating water supplies along western Lake Erie is far from over even after Ohio's fourth-largest city declared its water safe again.



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 ...



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