A look at Muslim life as local Muslims cope with tensions, scorn, and increased discrimination given global events.
this year's annual celebration of freedom hosted by the Friends of the Lathrop House Saturday, August 6, 2016, at the historic home in Sylvania's Harroun Park. The house, built by Universalist minister Lucian and Larissa Lathrop, served as a stop on the Underground Railroad.
Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, August 1 to Sunday August 7, 2016.
The Festival of India was at Centennial Terrace in Sylvania Township on August 7, 2016. The event featured traditional folk and Bollywood dancing, a variety of Indian food, meditation, vendors with traditional Indian items, and henna.
Change of Command at thee 180th Fighter Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard in Swanton on August 7, 2016. Col. Kevin "Buzz" Doyle assumes command from Col. Craig Baker in a ceremony at the base.
Recent events included the Lewandowski Engineers celebrated its 100th anniversary party on July 28; Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce’s It matters Where You Clambake It presented by PNC was at the Hollywood Casino on July 28; Charlotte's Hot Ribs and Chicken and Cool Jazz was at the Toledo Club on July 28; and Alliance Française of Toledo’s annual dinner meeting was at Georgio’s Cafe International.
Bowling Green State University held its summer commencement ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, in Bowling Green.
Superheroes, prizes, and local celebrities encouraged children to read at East Toledo’s first Storybook Festival held Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, at Waite High School.
St. John's Jesuit alum Brian Roberts, a 30-year-old point guard with the NBA's Charlotte Hornets, helped campers during a basketball camp at the Premier Academy in Maumee on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. The camp hosted 35 campers ages 6 to 16.
A white coat ceremony was held on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, as the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the former Medical College of Ohio, welcomed new medical students at UT’s Nitschke Auditorium.
Impact and INspire, a series for young professionals, hosted Unmasking Mental Health: It’s Time to Talk, It’s Time to Change recently at the new ProMedica Health and Wellness Center on Monroe Street. Guests at the fourth event sipped and nibbled while learning about mental health.
Joggers, walkers, bikers, and kids in strollers traveled the cornfield-lined road together during the "Take Back Our Roads" event. It represented a show of solidarity with Sierah Joughin and her family after two weeks of horror and heartbreak.
The Toledo Mud Hens hosted the Louisville Bats in a Tuesday doubleheader at Fifth Third Field. The Mud Hens won the opener, 5-1, but lost game two, 3-0.
A Pokemon Go scavenger hunt took place Tuesday at Toledo Botanical Garden. Hundreds of people turned out to search for Pokemon in the gardens which, at 32, boast the largest concentration of Pokestops in the community.
Louisville pitching limited Toledo to 5 hits at Fifth Third Field Monday night, and the Bats beat the Mud Hens in an International League contest.
The 143rd annual Wood County Fair opens in Bowling Green, Ohio on August 1, 2016. The event runs through August 8th, with animal exhibits, a flower show, rides, a midway, and special events in the evenings.
Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, July 25 to Sunday July 31, 2016.
Fair manager Warren Siebarth says the Monroe County Fair has averaged around 190,000 people over the last 3 years. The 2016 event began Sunday.
A weekly community bike ride that takes place Monday evenings, the Perrysburg Slow Roll started in May with just over 20 riders showing up for the cruise through Perrysburg. It's grown larger with each subsequent ride, and saw over 100 participants recently.
Classes at Wildwood Athletic Club in Toledo. A report found that participation in yoga nationwide grew among all age groups between 2002 and 2007 and increased again between 2007 and 2012.