Everyone needs a little help with their taxes. For the fifteenth year in a row, the United Way of Greater Toledo is offering Free Tax Help, through a partnership with the office of Lucas County Treasurer Wade Kapszukiewicz, Lucas County Commissioners Tina Skeldon Wozniak and Carol Contrada, Toledo Lucas County Public Library, PNC, KeyBank, Fifth Third Bank, Huntington Bank and Ottawa County Community Support Services. The program will help low-to-middle income families or individuals claim their Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)— putting money back into the pockets of residents and the community. United Way of Greater Toledo, 424 Jackson St. Appointment required. Visit myfreetaxes.com, call 1-855-MY-TX-HELP, or dial 2-1-1 for more information. The program runs through April 17.
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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.”
DEAR MAYO CLINIC,
I’m 62 years old and am having difficulty keeping healthy weight on due to GERD and reflux. I am really confused about what foods and beverages I should avoid, and what foods will not make my reflux act up. What do you recommend mature adults who have this condition avoid, and what healthy food are best for my situation?
A new Lake Erie shipwreck discovery in July, 2015, by the Cleveland Underwater Explorers (CLUE) spurred Toledo’s National Museum of the Great Lakes to raise funding to excavate and investigate the unique find. The discovery attracted national news headlines because, let’s face it, a shipwreck is intriguing.