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  • Letter press owner Sven Olaf Nelson of Sylvania shows Old State Line drummer Larry Meyer of Toledo the uniquely numbered print of the fair's poster Meyer had just printed on nelson's letter press.

    Maple & Main Street Art Fair

    The fifth annual Maple & Main Street Art Fair took place on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Sylvania.

  • Joey Logano celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series FireKeepers Casino 400.

    IN PICTURES: Joey Logano wins at MIS

    Joey Logano won the Sprint Cup FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Brooklyn, Mich. Logano finished ahead of Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson. Logano took the lead off the restart with seven laps left, and maintained the lead through the final course of the race.

  • Ohio senator George Voinovich, left, and Toledo mayor Carty Finkbeiner on Hoiles Avenue on Feb. 11, 2008.

    Former Gov. George Voinovich through the years

    Former U.S. senator and two-time Ohio Gov. George Voinovich died at home in Cleveland on Sunday, June 12, 2016. He was 79. His wife, Janet, says Mr. Voinovich died peacefully in his sleep. The Republican had delivered public remarks Friday at a 25th Slovenian Independence Day event at Cleveland City Hall.

  • William Sohnly, whose father Jim made the first custom artificial buns at Tony Packo's on Front Street, makes the artificial buns now.

    Toledo Magazine: Buns at Tony Packo's

    The tradition of having visiting celebrities sign buns at Tony Packo's began with Burt Reynolds in 1972. The collection is now so massive that the restaurant can't display them all, with around 3,000 buns individually wrapped and stored in an office.

  • Ruth and Chris Skinner at the Maumee Valley Country Day School fund-raiser.

    On The Town: 6-12

    Maumee Valley Country Day School's Raiders of the Lost Hawk​ at The Toledo Club raised $200,000, according to event chairmen Stephanie McClellan and​ Clare Gorski. International delicacies included tzatziki, spiced shrimp with couscous and yogurt sauce, Mediterranean chicken, leg of lamb, stuffed dates, and baklava.

  • Daniel Suarez celebrates after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series Menards 250.

    IN PICTURES: Day 2 at MIS

    Daniel Suarez passed Kyle Busch on the final lap to win the Xfinity Series Menards 250 on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. Suarez caught up with Busch going into the final lap of the 125-lap race, and passed Busch between the first and second turns on the 2-mile oval at MIS.

  • Whiteford players mob pitcher Lindsey Walker (7) as they celebrate their win against Southfield Christian.

    IN PICTURES: Whiteford softball advances

    The young but undaunted Whiteford softball team claimed a Division 4 regional title on Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Ottawa Lake Mich., behind a complete game shutout from freshman pitcher Lindsey Walker. The Bobcats beat Southfield Christian 2-0.

  • Whiteford's Hunter Nagle catches a foul ball.

    IN PICTURES: Whiteford baseball falls

    The Whiteford baseball team couldn't come up with a clutch hit and fell in the Division 4 regional semifinals at home on Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Ottawa Lake, Mich. Seven different batters had singles for the Bobcats, who lost 6-2 to Novi Franklin Road Christian.

  • Bedford's Tanner Glass delivers a pitch.

    IN PICTURES: Bedford baseball wins, loses

    Bedford took an early lead in its Michigan Division 1 regional baseball final against host Saline, but the second-ranked Hornets (33-6) stormed back for a 13-7 victory on Saturday, June 11, 2016. The Kicking Mules (26-10) had advanced to the final with a 4-2 semifinal win against Plymouth.

  • Joey Logano won the pole in advance of Sunday's race. Logano won the pole driving the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford. He had the top speed of 199.557 miles an hour during Friday's qualifying.

    IN PICTURES: Qualifying day at MIS

    Joey Logano won the pole on Friday, June 10, 2016, in Brooklyn, Mich., for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup FireKeepers Casino 400. Logano had the top speed of 199.557 miles an hour during today's qualifying at Michigan International Speedway. Logano won the pole ahead of Martin Truex, Jr., and Tony Stewart.

  • Sailboats head to the start of the Mills Trophy Race on Lake Erie, about nine miles from the Toledo Yacht Club.

    Mills Trophy Race

    Lake Erie was calm and the sky a clear blue as more than 100 sailboats gathered on Friday, June 10, 2016, near the Toledo Harbor Light for the Mills Trophy Race. Participation was down from last year’s more than 130 boats, but it’s unclear whether the drop was because of the death.

  • In this Nov. 14, 2011, photo, Gordie Howe poses with the Stanley Cup after receiving his ring at the Hall in Toronto.

    IN PICTURES: Gordie Howe dies at age 88

    Gordie Howe, one of the most prolific players in National Hockey League and Detroit Red Wings history, died on Friday, June 10, 2016, at the age of 88. Howe had been living in Sylvania for the past year with his son Murray Howe, who is the head of radiology at ProMedica Toledo Hospital.

  • A chalkboard sign written by Sarah Sorrell to her brother, Josh.

    Vigil for Josh Sorrell

    More than 100 people gathered on Thursday, June 9, 2016, for a vigil across from Washington Junior High School to remember Josh Sorrell, who fell down an elevator shaft about midnight Wednesday in an abandoned apartment building that city officials had ordered boarded up or torn down.

  • "We think of ourselves as stewards of the homes," Amy Natyshak said of the historic house she and her husband Mike own in Toledo's Westmoreland neighborhood.

    Westmoreland neighborhood centennial

    Residents of Westmoreland will celebrate their neighborhood's centennial on Saturday, June 11, 2016, with the revealing of an Ohio Historical Marker, which will be set in a median on Mount Vernon Avenue, outside the Welles home, the first built in the community.

  • Corinne Welch, Kathy Bixler and Kathy Wetli at the Christ Child Society of Toledo's 25th anniversary celebration.

    Around Town: 6-9

    Celebrations for the Christ Child Society of Toledo; Gilmore Jasion Mahler LTD; Monroe Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram Superstore; The Victory Center; and the Zenobia Shrine.

  • "I still have to pinch myself to make sure this is real," Don Gfell, the chairman of the Edison Statuary Committee, said of the 900-pound statue of Thomas Edison that was celebrated in Edison's hometown of Milan Tuesday.

    Statue visits Edison's hometown before D.C. trip

    On Tuesday, June 7, 2016, more than 50 people turned out to watch a short parade of the 900-pound Thomas Edison statue, which wound its way through downtown and stopped off at Edison's childhood home before ended at the Milan-Berlin Public Library in downtown Milan. The statue will be on display inside the library until September, when it will be shipped to Washington D.C. to represent Ohio in the National Statuary Hall.

  • Cincinnati Zoo visitors look at the gorilla exhibit, which has new fortifications.

    Cincinnati Zoo's Gorilla World reopens

    The Cincinnati Zoo's Gorilla World exhibit reopened on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. An alpha male gorilla named Harambe was fatally shot May 28 after a boy became separated from his mother and fell into the enclosure. New fences and protective measures have since been added.

  • #mondaymemories: 4-alarm blaze called arson  Fire destroyed a former Toledo lumber company warehouse in 1970, the result of young teens playing with matches.

    Pictures of the Week: May 30 to June 5, 2016

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, May 30 to Sunday June 5, 2016. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Mud Hens pitcher Buck Farmer throws.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens lose Game 1

    The Toledo Mud Hens suffered a 7-5 loss to Indianapolis in the first game of a doubleheader at Fifth Third Field on Sunday, June 5, 2016. The Mud Hens got a home run by Jordan Valdespin, then tied the game in the fourth on a three-run homer by John Hicks.

  • Valedictorian Starr Jiang gives a speech.

    Northview High graduation ceremony

    The Northview High School class of 2016 held its graduation ceremony at the Stranahan Theater on Sunday, June 5, 2016.


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