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

CAT FEST 2020 taking place May 24 to fight domestic violence

This weekend, the life and legacy of the late Cathryn “Cat” Lambert, a Toledo arts advocate, will be honored by the music scene.  CAT FEST is an annual celebration of Lambert, a Rossford resident who was murdered by her husband in 2015. The benefit concert continues this weekend on Sunday, May 24, at the Bier

Free webinar on accessibility awareness

In recognition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, The Ability Center of Greater Toledo is hosting a webinar on Thursday, May 21 to highlight the importance of digital technology for those living with disabilities. If you want to learn more about how to communicate with clear, concise, accessible language, this free webinar is a valuable tool.

WCHS launches annual calendar fundraiser

The Wood County Humane Society (WCHS) launched its annual GoGoPhoto contest fundraiser for pet owners on May 1, where participants submit photographs of area pets that will be featured in the 2021 WCHS calendar. The fundraiser sees area pet owners send in pictures of their animals for a $10 fee, with all photos being voted

Prevent The COVID Crisis From Wiping Out The Primary Election

PRINT OUT A BALLOT APPLICATION, MAIL IT TO THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, COMPLETE YOUR BALLOT, MAIL IT TO THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS POSTMARKED BY APRIL 27.  You recall that Ohio’s Primary Election, scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, was called off at the 11th hour when the state’s Health Director issued an Order prohibiting the voting