Bringing new light to an old lighthouse

An iconic Lake Erie sight is getting a facelift. In early September, a restoration project began on the Toledo Harbor Lighthouse on the Maumee River, originally built in 1904. The cement block which covered the window openings are being removed, allowing natural light to enter the first floor for the first time in years.  Other

New hybrid Wrangler begins production

Make way for a revolutionary Wrangler, made right here in Toledo. A new hybrid model, the Wrangler 4xe, is scheduled to begin production this month, rolling out to dealers by the beginning of 2021. The 4xe (pronounced “four-by-E”) will be the first Wrangler plug-in hybrid, capable of traveling up to 25 miles on electrical power

Helping those who need help most

The Greater Toledo Community Foundation announced the award of a $28,000 grant to National Church Residences, a not-for-profit organization aimed at providing food and supplies for vulnerable seniors. The grant, from the Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund which supports area nonprofits as they work to assist individuals during the crisis, has allowed National Church Residences to

Citizens Watch 2020

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13 AAUW/Toledo is hosting a virtual meeting entitled Take Heart, Take Action at 5pm discussing the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the major issues on the ballot this November. You can join the Zoom meeting by clicking here or by calling 1-301-715-8592. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15 The Matriots, a nonpartisan political action committee aimed at electing more

New tax scam targets Lucas County residents

The Lucas County Clerk of Courts announced that a new scam targeting residents has been identified. Citizens have received correspondence from the “Tax Processing Unit of the Lucas County Public Judgement Records” claiming nonpayment of taxes and demanding that recipients submit payment immediately. There is no Lucas County department by that name. In a press

$5,000 Grant Provides Aid to Toledo’s Junction Coalition

Underserved, low-income communities and communities of color continue to be hugely affected by COVID-19. The Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition is helping to ease the burden with a $25,000 grant, $5,000 of which will go to Toledo’s own Junction Coalition. The funds will be used to motivate local environmental cleanup efforts and prevent

Lake Erie Conference to discuss algae blooms

Lake Erie Waterkeepers presents the 15th Annual Lake Erie Conference on Friday, August 14 at the Toledo Yacht Club. The event will focus on algae blooms in the lake, algae monitoring, a look at the Western Lake Erie Algae Report Card, the effect of algae on water treatment plants and a panel discussion on the