More than 150,000 troops are serving overseas. Cell Phones for Soldiers is calling on people to support the troops by donating old cell phones. The project hopes to collect over 50,000 unused cell phones this year. Proceeds will be used to purchase calling cards for troops so they can stay connected with their families. Locally, cell phones can be dropped off at Coyle Funeral Home, 1770 S. Reynolds, 419-865-1295, coylefuneralhome.com between 9am-5pm Monday through Friday. There is a drop off box at Coyle’s main entrance for after hour donations.
Tony Conigliaro, known throughout baseball as Tony “C”, was an instant fan favorite and a legend in Boston. Tony “C” held a major league baseball record for hitting more home runs than any other teenager in the history of major league baseball, the second youngest and second quickest to reach 100 home runs.
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Manhattan’s Pub and Cheer on Adams Street in Uptown opened in December, 2002 and recently celebrated its 15th anniversary. Toledo native, Zach Lahey, the restaurant’s owner and general manager explains, “For almost ten years, it was a major struggle to keep the doors open, to really find our place in the micro-neighborhood (Uptown) that we’re in.”