All posts by Jeff McGinnis

Bored? Take an online music lesson

If you want to pick up a new instrument, refresh your skills, or learn how to play music for the first time, Forté Music School’s online music lessons will make sure you never have to miss a beat. The new online platform allows students to have hands-on, one-on-one guidance from a Forté instructor from the

TSO to broadcast classic concerts on WTGE

If you’ve been missing the soul-stirring sounds of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra (TSO) during life’s COVID-19 hiatus, WGTE has got your back. Enjoy recorded concerts by the orchestra on Sundays at 6pm through May 17, as part of WGTE Presents: TSO in HD.  The series came about after the TSO announced the cancellation of all

A sweet (not bitter) deal

Bittersweet Farms in Whitehouse is now taking orders for the tenth year of its Local Produce with a Purpose CSA program. For one flat rate, participants purchase a share of produce that can be picked up weekly all season. This year, Bittersweet is offering three different sizes of shares, large, recommended for families of four,

Bittersweet victories at the Special Olympics

Two participants from the Bittersweet Farms program in Whitehouse made waves at the first ever Special Olympics Ohio Winter Games held in Bowling Green. Beth Meier, a state-level swimmer and skier, won one gold medal and two bronze medals as part of the Games’ swimming events. Matt Pierson, a member of the Lucas County D4

JobsOhio to invest $1.5 million in Northwest Ohio

On February 24, JobsOhio announced a $1.5 million investment in a marketing effort designed to increase the number of area workers with in-demand skills. JobsOhio is a private, nonprofit economic development corporation designed to heighten job creation and investment in the Buckeye State. The recently announced investment is designed to increase enrollment in programs to

Rudy and Jack both turn 100

A pair of Toledo institutions were honored by the Ohio Senate on February 14. 100-year-old Glass City resident Jack Tongring was recognized by the Senate President with a letter in commemoration of his century of positive contributions to the State as an educator and military veteran. In addition, Rudy’s Hot Dog Stand was honored for