Tag Archives: The City

May your sweater be ugly and bright

As the weather gets colder, the sweaters get uglier. Whether tacky, ruffled, loud, gaudy, sequined, glittered or fringed, the general public has fallen in love with the obnoxious quality of these cozy gems so much that December 15 is now National Ugly Sweater Day. Prep wardrobe for the holiday during the Imagination Station’s Think Tank Ugly

Members of area League of Women Voters gather signatures to fight gerrymandering

Ann Payne, chair of the League of Women Voters Toledo-Lucas County, says it’s easier these days to have petitions signed by registered voters, irrespective of political leanings, concerning legislation curtailing gerrymandering. The issue of the drawing of boundaries for US congressional districts— gerrymandering— by where districts are redrawn every 10 years by the legislature, often

Tent City and Veterans Matter: Deep Roots Help Fill Local Veteran Needs

In 1990, the Homeless Awareness Project, an all-volunteer organization grounded in founder Ken Leslie’s personal experience with homelessness, marked its first Tent City event. It continued as a collaboration of community leaders and local media. In 2007, Leslie was approached by a community member, which provided an “aha moment” that steered the movement from awareness