Halim Clinic now offers free dental care

Since 2017, the Halim Clinic in Holland has offered free medical services to individuals without health insurance. Beginning in October, the Clinic’s free service regimen expanded to include dental care. The clinic, an initiative by Muslim doctors in the Toledo area, has a mission inspired by the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad. The Halim Clinic

City of Toledo Receives Grant to fight homelessness

Toledo facilities that provide housing and assistance to the homeless will be bolstered by a grant given by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. The City of Toledo has received $3.4 million to be used to aid programs aimed at curbing homelessness. The funds will be distributed to partners in the Glass City,

New Concepts funded to fight addiction

As part of a continuing effort to combat opioid addiction among minority communities, Lucas County has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The money, part of $12 million the state received to improve access to treatment for individuals throughout Ohio, will fund the Opioid Response

Ohio named “sixth worst state to be a woman”

Congratulations, Buckeye State, you made the top ten in a list of U.S. states! Now the bad news: It was a list of the worst states for women. Career website Zippia recently published a ranking of all fifty states in terms of financial disparity between the sexes, and Ohio ranked sixth in the bottom ten—

Glass City Metropark set to open Fall of 2020

Over a decade after the Toledo Sports Arena was razed, work finally began in December to convert the space where it once stood into the long-planned Glass City Metropark. Constructed by the Lathrop Co., the new park will include camping, a boardwalk, a lengthy trail system and more, Glass City Metropark, scheduled to open in

Interactive Jeep Museum in the works for Toledo

On December 17, plans were unveiled for Toledo’s $40 million interactive museum dedicated to the Jeep. Set to open in 2022, “The Jeep Experience” is expected to have interactive features, including an outdoor track. A new nonprofit was organized to make the museum a reality, with a group of community organizations leading the effort. The

Free lunch parking in downtown Toledo extended

Enjoy free lunchtime parking for a little while longer. A long-discussed plan to enforce paid meters all day in downtown Toledo has been delayed by a few months. Early January, when the changes were scheduled to take effect, was deemed too soon to implement the changeover. The new parking policy will begin on April 1.

Multimillion-dollar investment

North Star BlueScope Steel in Delta has made the largest single investment in Fulton County history with a $700 million expansion of its steelmaking operation, increasing the plant’s capacity to 3.3 million tons per year. The expansion has created 90 emerging positions at the company, primarily in the fields of electrical, mechanical, and operational capacities.

Kettle Pay

The Salvation Army Red Kettles have been an iconic part of charitable Christmas giving for almost 130 years, and this year they are making a big push to make donations even easier. As people are becoming less and less apt to carry cash, Kettle Pay makes it easy to use your cell phone to donate