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Local author tackles time travel and food deserts

There’s nothing quite as disheartening as being bedridden by an injury such as a slipped disc. Sarah Charles, a Toledoan who has spent years working in the mental health field, found herself not only...

Book Notes: Love and struggles in the Heights

Love and struggles in the Heights Celebrated author Joshua Henkin will visit Cork and Knife Provisions in Perrysburg on Tuesday, August 3, to discuss his new book Morningside Heights. The event is part of the...

City Pages: Life, Death and Dollars

While writer Brian Alexander was working on a story about the fragile financial state of small, rural community hospitals for The Atlantic, he interviewed Phil Ennen, then the CEO of Community Hospitals and Wellness...

Book Notes July

Taylor nominated for Ohioana award Toledo author Mildred D. Taylor is a finalist for the 2021 Ohioana Book Awards, nominated for best Middle Grade/Young Adult Literature for her book “All the Days Past, All the...

A Living Legacy: Kenneth Spruce’s “I Apologize: A Black Man’s Plea for Forgiveness”

Throughout his lifetime Kenneth Spruce has been a City of Toledo official, Associate Professor of Political Science, Baptist Deacon, political activist, student government leader, author and CEO/founder of his own agency.

Toledo’s “Forgotten Visitors”: Local author looks at Glass City past

In his new book, Forgotten Visitors: Northwest Ohio’s Notable Guests, Long curates and writes stories of famous and infamous people (plus one elephant and one train) who visited Toledo.