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  • Perrysburg Junior High students work a mural for their flaot in the city's upcoming bicentennial parade, set for July 2.

    Perrysburg Junior High students work on mural

    Perrysburg Junior High students work a mural for their flaot in the city's upcoming bicentennial parade, set for July 2.

    5/25/2016
  • Central Catholic's Andrew Parker tags out St. Francis' Jay Denman during the Three Rivers Athletic Conference baseball game at St. Francis.

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis defeats Central Catholic for TRAC title

    The St. Francis de Sales Knights' aggressive base running earned a 2-0 win against Central Catholic Tuesday, May 24, 2016, and avoided a four-way tie atop the league and earned an outright TRAC title.

    5/25/2016
  • Toledo Mud Hens pitcher Chad Bell throws against the Durham Bulls Tuesday at Fifth Third Field.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens blank Bulls 5-0

    The Toledo Mud Hens claimed a 5-0 victory over the Durham Bulls at Fifth Third Field Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

    5/25/2016
  • The University of Toledo Glass Bowl has a new FieldTurf surface, which includes more of the school’s color of Midnight Blue.

    IN PICTURES: New Glass Bowl turf

    The University of Toledo’s new artificial turf is installed, painted, and ready for offseason workouts, as of Monday, May 23, 2016. The Rockets’ stadium kept the overall look of the playing surface with minor changes, most notably the addition of more of the school’s distinct shade of blue. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/23/2016
  • Members of the class of 2016, including Katherine Menke, with the carnation on her lap, during commencement.

    Perrysburg High School graduation

    The 151st annual commencement of Perrysburg High School was in Toledo on May 22, 2016. The 2016 class flower is a yellow carnation. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/23/2016
  • Dan Wagner, president of the Toledo Police Patrolman's Association, center, leads the procession.

    Seventh annual Blue Mass

    The seventh annual Blue Mass was Sunday, May 22, 2016, at the Historic Church of Saint Patrick near downtown Toledo. The Mass drew together hundreds to honor the area's law enforcement officers. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/23/2016
  • Toledo News Bee photographer George Blount took this photo published May 30, 1936, at the A & P coffee packaging operation at 719 Brown Ave. near Detroit Avenue. At that time, A & P sold 15 percent of the coffee Americans drank every day, and a good part of it was processed and distributed in Toledo. The Toledo plant’s roasters could process 500 pounds of coffee every 18 minutes. Because unground coffee retained its flavor longer than ground coffee, A & P delivered its three brands of coffee to its stores unground.

    Pictures of the Week: May 16-22, 2016

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, May 16 to Sunday May 22, 2016. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/22/2016
  • Myatt Snider celebrates after winning.

    IN PICTURES: Snider wins ARCA Menards 200

    The ARCA Menards 200 was Sunday, May 22, 2016, at the Toledo Speedway in North Toledo. Myatt Snider won driving the Original Louisiana Hot Sauce No. 22 car. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/22/2016
  • Chewy, a male 4-year-old mini Poodle mix, gives his full attention to the popcorn held by his owner Judy DeDonato of Maumee. Ms. DeDonato adopted Chewy.

    Bark in the Park fund-raiser

    The Bark in the Park fund-raiser walk was at the Toledo Area Humane Society's new shelter Sunday, May 22, 2016, in Maumee. Attendees could take a 1.5-mile-long walk, visit vendors and check out the new facility. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/23/2016
  • Steller sea lions bask in the early morning sun at Mitlenatch Island Nature Provincial Park beneath the mountains of Vancouver Island, B. C.

    Toledo Magazine: Vancouver Island's Steller sea lions

    The nutrient-rich emerald waters of the Pacific Ocean surrounding Vancouver Island provide a home to some of the most beautiful marine creatures in the world, especially the large Stellar sea lions. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW

    5/22/2016
  • Mary Hodge portrayed by Patrice Spitzer,and Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry portrayed by Jeremy Meier at the Perrysburg Gala.

    On The Town: Perrysburg Bicentennial gala

    Recent events included the 200 Year Gala presented by Kingston Healthcare Com. commemorating the founding of Perrysburg was at the historic Carranor Hunt and Polo Club.

    5/22/2016
  • Mary Hodge portrayed by Patrice Spitzer,and Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry portrayed by Jeremy Meier at the Perrysburg Gala.

    On The Town: May 22

    Recent events included the 200 Year Gala presented by Kingston Healthcare Com. commemorating the founding of Perrysburg was at the historic Carranor Hunt and Polo Club; Save the Libbey House, a gourmet dinner hosted by Susan Allan Block for the national historic landmark, was held at the Libbey House in the Old West End; and the Men In Black Toledo Opera Gala at the Toledo Club.

    5/21/2016
  • Anthony Wayne's Braden Theis is tagged out at second by Perrysburg's Trevor Hafner.

    IN PICTURES: AW knocks off Perrysburg

    Anthony Wayne avenged two regular-season losses on a big stage as the Generals knocked off rival Perrysburg 7-1 in a Division I district title game on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Findlay High School. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/21/2016
  • Lauren Micham of Southview wins the 300-meter hurdles.

    IN PICTURES: D-I district track championships

    St. John’s Jesuit won the Division I district championships on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at St. Francis de Sales. Meanwhile, Notre Dame won the D-I girls district team championship with 90 points. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/21/2016
  • Blake LaFuente of Ypsilanti snaps a photo of his brother Hunter, 8, before the firing of a 5.5-inch Howitzer Cannon.

    River Raisin Battlefield open house

    A new sign was unveiled, marking the River Raisin Battlefield, during an open house on Saturday, May 20, 2016, at the historic site in Monroe. Historic re-enactors fired cannons, demonstrated trades craft, and met with visitors as they commemorated the series of battles during the War of 1812. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/21/2016
  • Clay's Rebekah Yenrick hits a double in the first inning against Perrysburg pitcher Brianna Pratt.

    IN PICTURES: Clay softball ousts Perrysburg

    Clay struck for three runs in the top of the first inning, then held off Perrysburg 3-2 in a Division I district softball district championship at Rolf Park in Maumee. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/21/2016
  • Regan Clay of Rossford wins the 200-meter dash against Michaela Butler of Liberty-Benton, right.

    IN PICTURES: D-II track and field

    A Division II district track and field championship meet was held in Friday, May 20, 2016, in Oak Harbor. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/21/2016
  • Crosses and one Star of David bearing the names of the 132 Waite High School graduates killed in the service dot the front of the high school.

    Waite holds Memorial Day program

    Waite High School held its 101st annual Memorial Day program, entitled "Sacrifice of the Four Families," on Friday, May 20, 2016, in East Toledo. Students from the school were joined by members of the community in honoring service members who attended or graduated from Waite. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/20/2016
  • Therese Best measures the talons of a baby eagle.

    Researchers band eaglets

    Two young but rapidly growing bald eagles were banded on an 800-acre wildlife refuge owned by DTE Energy on Friday, May 20, 2016, in Monroe, Mich., one a male that is only 47 days old and the other a female that is only 49 days old. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/20/2016
  • Blade reporter Jay Skebba puts safety gear on with the help of Hunter Moses, left, before setting out on  the Aerial Adventure Course presented by Mercy Health at the Toledo Zoo Friday.

    Toledo Zoo unveils zipline over Africa exhibit

    The Toledo Zoo invited news media to test out the aerial adventure course Friday, May 20, 2016, one week before it opens to the public. The course is suspended above the Expedition Africa exhibit and includes a zipline, challenge course, and sky bridge. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW

    5/20/2016

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