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  • Audrey Somers, 3, left, tries to help her 11-month-old brother, Mason, with his hat as Piper Phillips, 4, front right, and Piper’s brother, Logan, 6, behind her, enjoy a warm summer’s day at Burnham Park in Sylvania.

    Don't let the sun get in your eyes

    Audrey Somers, 3, left, tries to help her 11-month-old brother, Mason, with his hat as Piper Phillips, 4, front right, and Piper’s brother, Logan, 6, behind her, enjoy a warm summer’s day at Burnham Park in Sylvania. The children had met at the park and began playing together. Partly to mostly sunny skies are in the forecast every day for the remainder of the week, with no chance of rain in sight until at least Sunday night.

    8/6/2015
  • Riders take off from Toledo Harley Davidson on July 25 for the Ride for Kids Sake to benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters.

    7th Annual Ride for Kids Sake

    Seventy riders participated in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio 7th Annual Ride for Kids Sake on July 25, 2015. The event began at Toledo Harley Davidson on Central Avenue in Sylvania Township.

    8/6/2015
  • Kevin and Janice Staples of Toledo and Mitch Milton of Holland chat during the Ride for Kids Sake to benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters at the Toledo Harley Davidson in Toledo on July 25.

    Around Town: Bikers boost Big Brothers Big Sisters

    Seventy riders participated in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio 7th Annual Ride for Kids Sake on July 25, 2015. Also, Charlotte’s Hot Ribs and Chicken and Cool Jazz with the Calvin Hughes Jazz Trio was an extra special night at the Toledo Club on July 30, 2015. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    8/6/2015
  • Lehigh Valley's Tyler Henson scores against Toledo catcher Manny Pina during the first inning.

    IN PICTURES: Lehigh Valley at Toledo, 8/5

    Mud Hens starter Luis Cessa’s first impression fell flatter than his fastball early in the Hens’ 9-3 loss to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs at Fifth Third Field Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015.

    8/6/2015
  • Program participant Abdurrafey Kahn, left, 20, speaks with Julia Berger, a human resources organizational development manager at ProMedica, during a celebratory picnic for the ProMedica Summer Youth Employment Program at Ottawa Park on Wednesday.

    ProMedica Summer Youth Employment Program

    ProMedica Summer Youth Employment Program at Ottawa Park on Wednesday, August 5, 2015. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    8/6/2015
  • Mud Hens catcher  Bryan Holaday makes it safely to second base against Lehigh Valley IronPigs second baseman Devin Lohman during the third inning Tuesday.

    IN PICTURES: IronPigs at Mud Hens, 8/4

    The Toledo Mud Hens lost 5-1 to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, at Fifth Third Field in Toledo.

    8/5/2015
  • Perrysburg Township resident Jack Ahern said he began gardening in earnest when he retired 15 years ago. He was a professor at the University of Toledo.

    Weed It & Reap: Jack Ahern

    Perrysburg Township resident Jack Ahern started gardening in earnest when he retired from teaching at the University of Toledo 15 years ago. Garden snobs might call his plantings “low rent” because they’re neither expensive nor exotic. “Low rent,” the jocular Ahern says with a chuckle, “I like that.” He likes plants that seed themselves, can be divided, and are bent on world domination.

    8/5/2015
  • The ProMedica Health and Wellness Center

    ProMedica Health and Wellness Center

    A tour of the ProMedica Health and Wellness Center Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. The center is being built at Starlite Plaza in Sylvania. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    8/5/2015
  • Bill Rock, from Bowling Green, looks at the art on exhibition during the Wood County Fair at the Wood County Fair Grounds in Bowling Green on Tuesday.

    Wood County Fair

    The Wood County Fair at the Wood County Fairgrounds in Bowling Green runs Aug. 3 through Aug. 10. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    8/4/2015
  • Toledo's Mike Hessman waves to a standing ovation after hitting a grand slam. The hit was Hessman's 433rd home run, earning him the record for most home runs in the affiliated minor leagues.

    IN PICTURES: Hessman breaks record, Hens lose to IronPigs

    Mike Hessman became the minor league home run king, but the Mud Hens lost to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in extra innings on Monday, Aug. 4, at Fifth Third Field.

    8/4/2015
  • Dogs perform during the Kelly Miller Circus on Aug. 2, 2015, at Eagles Club Grounds in Clyde, Ohio.

    Pics of the Week: July 27 to August 2, 2015

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, July 27 to Sunday, August 2, 2015. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/3/2015
  • Kris Patterson, executive director, Partners for Clean Streams, speaks during a special cruise on the Sandpiper in commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the Toledo water crisis.

    Maumee River cruise on the Sandpiper

    A special Maumee River cruise on the Sandpiper in commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the Toledo water crisis in Toledo on Aug. 2, 2015. The was event sponsored by Partners for Clean Streams and the Lucas Soil and Water Conservation District. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    8/3/2015
  • Gabby Griffin, 7, of Green Springs rides an elephant.

    Kelly Miller Circus in Clyde

    The Kelly Miller Circus made a stop in Clyde, Ohio, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015 for a performance at the Eagles Club Grounds.

    8/3/2015
  • Perrysburg High School's first day of football practice at the junior high school in Perrysburg.

    First day of football practice in Perrysburg

    Aug. 1 was the first day of high school football practice across Ohio. Perrysburg High School players met at the junior high school in Perrysburg.

    8/2/2015
  • The house's new basement was open to visitors looking to learn about the Underground Railroad, as well as re-enactors and speakers.

    Lathrop House hosts Celebration of Freedom

    Dozens of visitors attended the Celebration of Freedom on Aug. 1 at the Lathrop House in Sylvania. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/2/2015
  • People stand as motorcyclists come up to pay their respects during the Randall Scott Smith memorial on Saturday at Paulding High School. U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith, 26, of Paulding was stationed in Chattanooga, Tenn. and was killed during the attacks at two military facilities in Chattanooga on July 18.

    Memorial Service

    Memorial Service for U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith, 26, of Paulding, on Saturday, Aug. 1. CLICK HERE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/1/2015
  • Left to right Jeff and Pam Pflum along with Liz and Paul Fruchey.

    On the Town: 8/2

    Check out these photos from another fun summer following the Mud Hens inside Fifth Third Field. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/2/2015
  • Aaron Ryal, left, and other workers from InfraSource of Ypsilanti, Mich., enjoy a pizza party supplied by Greg Wasielewski.

    Toledoan throws pizza party for workers

    On Wednesday, July 29, 2015, Greg Wasielewski of 4443 N. Lockwood Ave. ordered Little Caesars pizza for construction workers installing a new gas line on his street. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    7/30/2015
  • Caddies Mike Carrick, left, and Peter Godfrey race to the No. 14 Hole at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania.

    AROUND TOWN: 2015 Marathon Classic

    The 2015 Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and O-I, which was held July 13-19, is still in the minds of the participants in the LPGA held at Highland Meadows in Sylvania. 1,200 or so volunteers, many who take vacation hours to do so, are still sharing stories from the event. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    7/30/2015
  • Rochester's Carlos Paulino, left, reaches in to tag Toledo's Dixon Machado (28) but not before Machado slides across home in the bottom of the first inning.

    IN PICTURES: Hessman ties record, Hens beat Rochester

    Toledo's Mike Hess man hit home run No. 432 Wednesday, July 29, 2015, to tie the all-time minor league home run record. The Mud Hens defeated the Rochester Red Wings 9-3 at Fifth Third Field.

    7/30/2015

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