Category: Columns

‘Battlestar’actor Hatch still has it

The former sci-fi television actor of Battlestar Galactica is still involved in the sci-fi community, embracing the role that made him famous.

Sassy Boomer Girl: Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me?

I turn 64 this month. That seemed like a lifetime away when I was in my twenties and thirties. It seemed old. Not so much anymore.

Q&A with Barbara Barkan

Barbara Barkan is a familiar face to local theater-goers, having appeared onstage in numerous productions with the Toledo Repertoire Theater, the Village Players, and the Actors Collaborative Toledo. She also has directed many...

The trauma of war

TMA exhibit examines WWI’s impact on society

Back in the day…would we have worn that?

Old timers ponder today’s dress codes—or lack of them

Catching up with the iconic television family, The Waltons

The iconic TV family, who made their way through the Great Depression, brought love and family values to viewers every week for nine seasons. After more than thirty years off the air, it is time to catch up with The Waltons.

Locally Grown 2014

Local small business owners are in the market for success

Kim Bryson of Perrysburg: Thankful for the ‘boomerang’ opportunity

By Hannah Benson “As soon as I got home and realized how much I missed it, with being so far away for school, it was hard to think about leaving again anytime soon,”...

Tips on keeping the peace: Before they arrive at the door with clothes, furniture, sporting gear, and all their electronics, try discussing an appropriate period of time for them to live at home.

‘Cuchi-cuchi’ still Charo’s trademark

By Marshall Jay Kaplan The flamboyant entertainer and talented flamenco guitarist is still flamboyant and still talented and still makes television and stage appearances. “Cuchi-cuchi!” Maria del Rosario Mercedes Pilar Martinez Molina...

Gabe Kaplan went from ‘Kotter’ to poker stardom

Almost 40 years ago, Gabe Kaplan was known as Mr. Kotter, a sitcom teacher who was quick with a joke and bantered with his “Sweathog” students. These days, he is simply known as the guy who knows how to hold ‘em and when to fold ‘em.

Business is Booming: The Bad Boys of Boomertown

By Cynthia Poe The Baby Boom era brought many social changes, beginning when hospital maternity wards were swamped with young mothers. Expectant fathers were exiled to...

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