All posts by Johnny Hildo

Meet the New Boss, Wade Kapszukiewicz

Not this year! The voters have demanded a change at the top of the City, sweeping out the administration of one Paula Hicks Hudson and ushering in the young, the fresh, the freakishly different Wade Kapszukiewicz. Dramatic change is in the air!

All we want for Christmas in City Politics

The holidays are here, and we’ve been naughty again. We broke most of this year’s New Year’s promises. We even called He Who Shall Not Be Named by his real name a time or two. Our human failings notwithstanding, can you see it in yer golden hearts to put us on your holiday gift list?

The rise and fall of a County Commish

Rewind to five years ago. Lucas County Commissioner Pete Gerken was arguably the most powerful person in Northwest Ohio. He was recognizable and well known. He was afforded a high level of respect. He ran in lofty circles with the titans of local business, industry, and politics. He wielded an impressive amount of clout. How

Toledo City Politics Guide 2017: Hildo Sez

See the rest of our Politics Guide, which includes questions and answers from mayoral candidates and the Toledo City Council candidates.  Toledo Muni Court Judges You must recognize two things to understand the current races for Judge of Toledo Municipal Court. First, no one pays attention to the races for judge. Heck, most people cannot

Punch drunk: Candidates square off, literally, in City Politics

If ever there was a “stop the presses!” moment it’s this one. We were about to put the proverbial pen to paper for the typical rundown on candidates in advance of the November 7 general election. We know readerz like yourself crave the ol’ Hildo one-two. Our predictions and prognostications are coveted throughout the land.