Briefs

New deadline for the Real ID

You now have an extra year to get a Real ID driver’s license or identification card. The Department of Homeland Security extended the deadline to obtain a Compliant Driver License ID— which will allow U.S. air travels to board a domestic flight— is October 1, 2021. The new deadline was moved due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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,

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

TARTA in the age of social distancing

For many Toledoans, public transportation is a necessity. According to a 2015 transportation survey conducted by The Ability Center of Greater Toledo, 19.1% of respondents reported using services from the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) regularly.  According to survey respondents, most trips are for medical appointments, shopping and work, with the core demographic including

Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Things

Toledo Opera Guild and other local organizations will host a lineup of multigenerational speakers during International Women’s Day.

This Award Is On Pointe

The artistic director of the Ballet Theatre of Toledo is one of eight to be honored at the upcoming 2020 Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Ohio.

Savage(ly) Best Workplace

For the fourth consecutive year, financial services firm Savage and Associates has been recognized as one of the area’s best workplaces, as measured by a survey conducted by the Toledo Blade.

Fighting Homelessness In The Glass City

An gra from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development will bolster Toledo entities that provide housing and
assistance to the homeless.

Important Information About Ohio’s New Driver License

To obtain a Compliant Driver License ID, the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) will require you to present proof of a Name Change (if the current legal name you use is different than the name listed on your Birth Certificate), Passport, or documents issued by the US DHS (Department of Homeland Security).

Giving Back

Toledo Public Utilities has dedicated $500,000 a year to assist low-income customers with utility bills.

A Reason To Smile

For those in need of dental care, who have been avoiding making an appointment due to lack of insurance or Medicaid coverage, the Halim Clinic in Holland offers a solution.

Everybody Into The Vanpool!

TARTA recently announced a partnership with Commute with Enterprise to give workers at participating Toledo businesses a new transportation option— the Toledo vanpool.

Ground Broken For New Metropark

Over a decade after the Toledo Sports Arena was razed, work finally began in December to convert the space into the long-planned Glass City Metropark.

Club 300’s Sunday Jam Sessions

Head to Club 300’s Sunday Jam Sessions for the sounds of blues/rock/pop/everything group Katch Band.

Like a Good NeighborWorks

A recent study by the Greater Ohio Policy Center found that
NeighborWorks Toledo Region contributed more than $43 million to the area’s economy between 2014 and 2018.

Glass City Wine Festival

Calling all wine lovers— the Glass City Wine Festival returns to the SeaGate Convention Centre for a full day of wine tastings, gourmet food and entertainment.