Tag: Looking Back

They Changed the Game

Black quarterbacks in the NFL in the 1960s and 1970s were denied opportunities to lead teams and make a living. In 1969 James Harris was an eighth round draft pick of the Buffalo Bills.

Turning Back Time: Changes I’d Make

Einstein’s theory of relativity posited that some highly specialized form of time travel could be possible. H. G. Wells intrigued readers with his unique fiction novella “The Time Machine,” a story that still resonates with people today although it was published in 1895.

Legends of the Lake: Discovering Lake Erie’s Nautical History

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.

Baseball: A Game You Grow To Love

Baseball fans are fun and courteous, acting like family at the ballpark. To me baseball means summer, social interactions and reminiscing of days gone by i.e. the joy of the Tiger’s Mark Fidyrich, the glory days of Maris and Mantle, Bob Gibson and Hank Aaron. Baseball is about history and tradition.

5 Hilarious Photos To Sum Up Our #NationalSiblingsDay

"Sisters. Sisters! There were never such devoted sisters.... when a special gentleman arrived from Rome, she wore the dress and I stayed home!" In honor of National Siblings Day, we've put together 5fun photos for you to laugh about. With or without your sister.

THE BOWSHER BOWL

There is a unique football stadium that sits at the corner of South Detroit and Glanzman. Its formal name is Charles W Matthews Stadium, but I have always known it as the...

Ned Skeldon

The name Ned Skeldon invokes smiles on the faces of Toledoans even today. Ned passed away several years ago, but his energy, innovations and passion for Toledo still remain fresh in the...

Ever wonder what went on at MacArthur Park?

By Tom Cole It is always fun to look back in history and be able to comment about music, sports and politics but this month we are going to comment on a...

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Reader’s Choice 2021

Who gets your vote for our Readers Choice Awards? Your opinion counts. Please take time to tell us who should receive this coveted recognition. Rules ...

Good things to do for Others

Tape a couple of dollar bills to a vending machine Buy a meal for a stranger at a restaurant. Let the person inline behind you go...

Know a caregiver that deserves pampering?

Nominate your candidate to win prizes from local businesses by Caregivers360, a local nonprofit organization that recognizes caregivers having “the passion to help those...