The recent passing of Ohio House Bill 59 honors professional baseball’s first black player, Moses Fleetwood Walker, whose tenure with the Toledo Blue Stockings predated Jackie Robinson by 58 years.
Do you feel unsafe walking around Toledo? According to number-crunching site Graphiq, you should. Posting the statistics to their real estate intelligence site Find the Home, Graphiq claims Toledo is the most dangerous city in Ohio. Collecting statistics from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report (2015), the list claims Toledo has 1,128.9 violent crimes reported per
Feast with purpose at the International Dinner and Bazaar Fundraiser. Water For Ishmael, a local religious charitable organization partners with local churches to extend compassion to all immigrants. An annual fundraiser dinner earmarks funds to provide English language education to refugee children, which this year, will be held at The Frederick Douglass Community Center with
Nobody got their way in the 2016 Presidential Election, not even Trump. Since the election, politics just haven’t been the same. Parties are split, voters are angry and people feel disenfranchised. Grassroots movements are organizing, planning protests, rallies and fundraisers. Your opponents are planning bake sales. Your allies are carpooling to town hall meetings. People
If soccer is the primary sport that Americans don’t care about (and the rest of the world loves), cricket is #2. The UT Cricket Club is trying to change Toledo’s hearts and minds on the matter by securing a spot in the American College Cricket Nationals. The teamdefeated season champions Wayne State to secure their place
Want to enjoy fresh, locally-grown produce while supporting Bittersweet Inc., a local nonprofit that benefits adults and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder?
The program will help low-to-middle income families or individuals claim their Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)— putting money back into the pockets of residents and the community.
Currently closed, the last comment on the Westwood Art Theatre & Video’s inactive Facebook page from was three years ago; a bold Toledoan asks “just wondering why are the glory holes taped over now…?”
Fighting An Uncertain Future: Toledo Organizations Strive to Reassure Immigrant Community After Travel BanFebruary 28, 2017
“Are we going to be deported?” That was the emotional question asked by refugees at an information session at the University of Toledo on Feb. 18. The presentation, “Immigration Under President Trump,” was hosted by Welcome Toledo-Lucas County (Welcome TLC), US Together Toledo and Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE). Attorneys from ABLE provided information
“Fake it ‘til you make it.” Has the popular phrase meant to boost confidence permeated media protocols? Do journalists still care about the facts? Was Hillary Clinton eating pizza with pedophiles at D.C. hot spots? No. So, why do these stories go viral? Whether it’s the Bowling Green Massacre, a presidential piss fetish or #AlternativeFacts,
Time travel to the 1920s with The Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo for the Young Jewish Toledo Great Gatsby Soiree fundraiser.
Harvey House of Northwest Ohio, the first LGBTQ+ and allied youth community center in Northwest Ohio will soon open the first and only LGBTQ+ and allied youth community center in Northwest Ohio. A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Sunday, March 5 will celebrate the new, safe space for LGBTQ+ youth, aged 12-19 and