Category: Columns

MPoetry

By Jonie McIntire, Lucas County Poet Laureate When we write about what we know, work weasels its way into our writing. For many of us, we see our co-workers more than we see...

Student Mentoring Programs In 11 Toledo Elementary Schools

Mentors in Toledo Schools (MiTS) volunteers focus on literacy tutoring for kindergarten through third grade students to enhance their classroom performance.

Planning for the future

Do you know the differences between a Living Will and a Last Will and Testament?   A Living Will is effective before a person dies  and the Last Will and Testament becomes...

Feed Your Passion and Expand Your Thinking

A recent television ad says, “There are millions of ways to make the most of your life.” And that is an important sentiment. Retirement can be a productive and inspiring time in...

GardenView Flowers U- Pick Garden is Open for the Season!

Flowers are just one of the most colorful parts of the summer season!  Open from 9am to 7pm everyday, GardenView Flowers U- Pick Gardens are to the public.  GardenView Flowers U- Pick Garden...

Shopping at The Sight Center

Since 1923, The Sight Center of Northwest Ohio, a non-profit, has offered clinical and in-home services to those with all levels of vision loss. From a low vision clinic to daily living...

2022 Recommended Summer Reads

Summer is here, which means fireworks, barbecues, vacations, blockbuster movies, and reading some good books. Below is a list of books that will keep you entertained while taking that road trip or...

Jazz in the Garden Toledo Metropark features regional jazz artists for the summer season

Join the Toledo Metroparks for warm summer nights and cool jazz in the garden. This season, once again, features some of the best regional jazz artists. Food trucks will be available on...

Sauder Village announces lineup of summer concerts

A summer of music awaits visitors to Archbold’s Sauder Village, with a variety of concerts announced over the next few months. Fans of the classic songs of Creedence Clearwater Revival will be treated...

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

For many of us, baseball is the all-American sport. Baseball has given us idioms ("touch base," "out in left field," and "batting a thousand"), classic movies (Field of Dreams, Major League, and...

Is It Really Love? Or Are You Being Catfished?

The number of couples who meet online, in all age groups, continues to grow. A whopping 39% of heterosexual couples and 65% of same-sex couples who met in 2017 met online. This...

Day Tripping to Columbus, OH

Great options for exploring are a short drive away.  Maybe you only have a few days to travel, didn’t get your planning done early, or the budget doesn’t allow for a big...





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Suffragette City: National League of Women Voters President to visit Toledo

The name Olive A. Colton may not ring a bell, but the League of Women Voters of Toledo-Lucas County are working to change that. Dr....

Don’t Worry Darling: Style over Substance

Mystery-Thriller “Don’t Worry Darling” is Olivia Wilde’s sophomore outing as a director; she made “Book Smart,” a brilliant coming-of-age buddy comedy film. Florence Pugh...