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  • Anthony Wayne's Emile Reese, right, moves the ball away from Southview's Ma'Kayla Hill.

    IN PICTURES: Southview 3, Anthony Wayne 0

    The Southview girls soccer team blanked Anthony Wayne 3-0 on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, before a home crowd in Sylvania in the Northern Lakes League matchup.

  • PPG makes a $20,000 donation to the Thomas A. Edison Birthplace Museum in Milan, Ohio.

    Thomas A. Edison Birthplace Museum

    As part of a corporate effort to improve their communities, PPG donated paint and paid the necessary professional painters and landscapers to spruce the Thomas A. Edison Birthplace Museum in Milan, Ohio. PPG also sponsored a science program for local third graders, and made a $20,000 donation to the museum.

  • St. Ursula's Grace Turski strikes through Anthony Wayne's Areanna Fuller, 14, and Sam Smith to score the first goal Monday at Anthony Wayne.

    IN PICTURES: St. Ursula at Anthony Wayne

    St. Ursula Academy and Anthony Wayne battled to a 2-2 tie in girls soccer action Monday evening.

  • Aamal Awad of Perrysburg, left, embraces Maysaa Tubeileh of Ottawa Hills, right, during a joint EID Prayer and gathering at the SeaGate Convention Centre. The event, sponsored by the United Muslims Association of Toledo (UMAT) in cooperation with area Mosques and Muslim Organizations, commemorates the occasion of the Sacrifice of Prophet Abraham and the occasion of Hajj (annual Pilgrimage).

    Eid celebration at SeaGate

    Thousands of area residents gathered Monday at the SeaGate Convention Centre in downtown Toledo to celebrate Eid al-Adha, or Festival of Sacrifice. The holiday commemorates the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son at God’s command before God sent the angel Gabriel to intervene, and also Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.

  • Construction work of others, done in 1865is undone by these workmen at the downtown Belle Hotel located at Jefferson Avenue and St. clair Street. The demoition was make way for parking.  Old timber is being removed to be salvaged and reused. Blade Photo by Don Flory dated Sept. 16, 1959 published Nov. 15, 1959.

    Pictures of the Week: September 5-11, 2016

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, September 5 to Sunday, September 11, 2016.

  • Asteria dancers put on a show at the Greek-American Festival on Sunday at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.

    Greek-American Festival

    The 46th annual Greek-American Festival came to an end on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 in downtown Toledo. Dozens of bakers who spent their summer in the kitchen prepared thousands of items: 6,000 baklava, 1,440 chocolate baklava, 13,000 stuffed grape leaves.

  • Master Sgt. Vincent Fitzgerald holds the flag before it is raised to half mast during a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony hosted by the180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard  today.

    180th Fighter Wing unveils 9/11 memorial

    More than 1,000 military men and women witnessed today’s unveiling of the Northwest Ohio 9/11 Memorial at the Air National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing base.

  • Katie and John Williamson at Maumee River Yacht Club for its River Bash Homecoming Weekend Regatta.

    On The Town: Fun on Lake Erie shore

    Recent Labor Day weekend events included the Maumee River Yacht Club for their River Bash Homecoming Weekend Regatta; Catawba Island Club in Port Clinton; The Toledo Sail and Power Squadron; The Toledo Sailing Club’s annual LobsterFest; Inter-Lake Yachting Association’s “Bay Week”;

  • UT players Terry Swanson, left, and Cody Thompson celebrate Thompson's touchdown.

    IN PICTURES: Toledo 45, Maine 3

    The University of Toledo football team defeated Maine 45-3 on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at the Glass Bowl. UT junior quarterback Logan Woodside had his deep ball working, throwing four touchdowns, with three of them covering 85, 64, and 89 yards.

  • North Dakota receiver Stetson Carr can't make the catch on the game-deciding two-point conversion as Bowling Green cornerback Alfonso Mack defends with 13 seconds left.

    IN PICTURES: BGSU 27, North Dakota 26

    The Bowling Green State University football team escaped with a 27-26 win North Dakota at Doyt Perry Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, after the Falcons’ Alfonso Mack tipped a two-point conversion with 13 seconds left.

  • Liz Nichtberger, of Gainesville, Fla., stands amid her work during the Black Swamp Arts Festival in downtown Bowling Green.

    Black Swamp Arts Festival

    The Black Swamp Arts Festival continued on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in downtown Bowling Green. The free three-day festival featured food, dancing, and work from more than 140 artists in the juried arts show.

  • The World Trade Center beam is installed in its permanent placement atop a granite-faced foundation part of the 911 First Responders Last Call Memorial at the Toledo Memorial Park in Sylvania.

    911 First Responders Last Call Memorial

    A 13,000-pound beam from the World Trade Center was in stalled Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, as part of the 911 First Responders Last Call Memorial at Toledo Memorial Park in Sylvania.

  • Penta public safety honor guardsman Hannah Fairchild carries the flag.

    Penta's Patriot Day ceremony

    Penta Career Center held its ninth annual Patriot Day ceremony at the school’s main entrance, 9301 Buck Rd., in Perrysburg on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. Penta public safety honor guardsmen hung the flag half-staff in observance of 9/11.

  • Clay's Reese Wamer runs for a first down.

    IN PICTURES: Clay 28, Waite 7

    Clay sophomore Reese Wamer won’t soon forget his first varsity start at quarterback for the Eagles, as he led his team to a 28-7 road victory against Waite on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at Mollenkopf Stadium.

  • Perrysburg receiver Noah Lenz tries to elude Whitmer's Larry Patterson.

    IN PICTURES: Whitmer 52, Perrysburg 24

    Whitmer snapped Perrysburg's 29-game regular-season winning streak in convincing fashion on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, with a 52-24 road win.

  • Toledo Fire Chief Luis Santiago speaks during  the swearing in ceremony for the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department's Fire Class 291 at One Government Center today.

    Toledo welcomes 40 new fire recruits

    Forty members of the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department's Fire Class 291 took the oath of office Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at One Government Center. Click any image to view full photo, start slide show.

  • St. Francis's Aaron Swerlein celebrates after scoring a goal.

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis 2, Northview 0

    Great goalkeeping took center stage for much of a boys soccer matchup between St. Francis de Sales and Northview on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. The Knights earned a 2-0 victory with a second-half surge when they dominated possession.

  • Rogers High varsity football player Dru Pettigrew, right, wears a hair net over his face as he packs meals for Impact with Hope at the school in Toledo. Members of the football team worked with Impact With Hope’s ‘Kids Against Hunger’ program to package 10,000 meals for the needy.

    Kids Against Hunger program

    Rogers High School football players packed meals for Impact with Hope at the school on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, in Toledo. Members of the football team worked with Impact With Hope’s ‘Kids Against Hunger’ program to package 10,000 meals for the needy.

  • Clay players, from left, Hannah Jehany, Peyton Rigg, Karleigh Clere, and Sami Heintschel celebrate a goal by Clere, who scored twice.

    IN PICTURES: Clay tops St. Ursula 3-1

    Clay beat host St. Ursula 3-1 in a Division I girls soccer match on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. Clay senior striker Karleigh Clere tallied two goals in the game between Three Rivers Athletic Conference foes.

  • Student Ava Gibson reacts as she and Alex Case of the Toledo Zoo’s Wild Toledo program release a tagged monarch butterfly at Gateway Middle School in Maumee. In March, the zoo announced that nine monarchs it released last September were located in Mexico.

    Monarch butterflies released

    Gateway Middle School students teamed up on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, with the Toledo Zoo to release 30 monarch butterflies at the school.


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