All posts by Jeff McGinnis

TARTA riders required to wear masks on buses

Despite the COVID-19 shutdown, hundreds of Toledoans still rely on TARTA to get to work or other essential obligations every day. In an effort to protect both the public and its own employees, TARTA announced on April 9 that all riders would now be required to wear a cloth or paper mask while riding Toledo

Kapszukiewicz changes course, allows city golf courses to reopen

A controversial decision by Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz is allowing Toledo’s municipal golf courses to reopen on Friday, April 17, provided that they follow proper safety procedures and allow no Michigan residents to play there. The reversal of position comes only a few weeks after Kapszukiewicz ordered the three courses— Collins Park, Detweiler and Ottawa

NWO Alzheimer’s Association’s new phone-in support group

The Northwest Ohio chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association announced the launch of a new phone-based support group for caregivers of individuals with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Aimed at helping family members develop coping techniques and to be mindful of their own personal health in the process, each session will be led by a trained dementia

Lourdes offers new online Lifelong Learning courses

A deeper understanding of Islam, sustainable energy sources and more are some of the subjects that members of Lourdes University’s Lifelong Learning Program can learn more about via their upcoming online courses. In response to COVID-19, all in-person classes and lectures being offered by the program have been indefinitely postponed. However, members of Lifelong Learning

NAMI offers virtual support groups during COVID-19 outbreak

In an effort to continue to provide support to individuals suffering from mental illnesses and their families, NAMI Greater Toledo has announced that it will continue to offer support groups virtually throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The local branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI will continue to hold its Family Support Group meetings

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