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Research finds Swanton man a Mayflower descendant
For four decades, Paulette Brewster researched her husband’s family ancestry to determine whether he was a descendant of the William Brewster who sailed to the New World aboard the Mayflower. The Swanton resident’s effort was rewarded over the weekend with the inductions of her husband, Frank Wayne Brewster, and her nephew, Waterville resident Michael Brewster, into the Toledo Colony of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants.

Revisiting 1839 Thanksgiving sermon
Holiday once was more of scolding than celebration.

Shoppers forgo deals to beat rush
More consumers opting not to wail for sales.

2014 All-Blade Football Team
Perrysburg’s Dimmerling, Kregel are tops.

‘A Christmas Carol’ rings in the season
Toledo Repertoire Theatre hosting 3 performances  of holiday classic.

Sobriety group hosting feast
Idle Time Alano Club in East Toledo wants to give back.
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Make it a safe holiday for pets
Guests, Thanksgiving dinner bring dangers.


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Keith Burris
Counting blessings, pursuing happiness ...
You cannot love what you do not serve.
Barbara Hendel
Around town: 11-27
Give thanks and party!
Dave Hackenberg
Give thanks for much more than football ...
Today is a day for a lot of eating and a little reflection.
David Shribman
Don't forget to thank Daniel Webster today
Transformed 1621 feast of plenty into a feast of patriotism and optimism.
Keith Burris
City’s needs vs. wants for development
Mayor Collins and City Council need shared goals.
Matt Markey
Curse that dam no more
A healthier river ahead after decision to remove Ballville Dam.
Mary Bilyeu
Thankful to be in Toledo
Thanksgiving dinner not always served as it is portrayed.

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Amid the commercial encroachments, the spirit of Thanksgiving endures, in Toledo and nationwide.

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