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  • Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award winners, from left: Rodney Cundiff, Mischele Fisher, Patrick Sutherland, Thomas Stewart, and Clifton Vaughan.

    Around Town, 6-16

    Adult volunteers were recognized during the Erie Shores Council of the Boy Scouts of America 90th Annual Council Scouter Recognition Dinner at the Toledo Club.

  • Toledo Mud Hens pitcher Dustin Molleken throws against  Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

    IN PICTURES: Scranton 7, Mud Hens 3

    The Toledo Mud Hens played a baseball game against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at FifthThird Field in Toledo, Ohio.

  • Guitar tech Doug Wuellner of Toledo strings a guitar.

    Reverend Guitars moves to Sylvania

    Reverend Guitars in Sylvania tests, fixes and upgrades electric guitars made overseas used by all levels of musicians including Billy Corgan, Reeves Gabrels, and Pete Anderson. The business moved to the Toledo area from Detroit.

  • Obaida and Fouaz Alkhowailed take a video of their kids Aisha Alkhowailed, 10, and her brother Huthaifa Alkhowailed, 8, trying out their new bicycles.

    Bikes for Kids program

    Two Syrian refugees received new bicycles Tuesday at Wersell's Bike & Ski Shop in Toledo as part of The Bikes for Kids summer program started by Charles E. Boyk Law Offices in 2009. Recipients are selected for their contributions to the community or other deserving actions.

  • Dodge, a Kodiak bear, plays in a tub of water in his habitat at the Toledo Zoo.

    Brown bears at Toledo Zoo

    A new Kodiak and Yellowstone grizzly bear exhibit opens today at the Toledo Zoo.

  • Toledo Mud Hens pitcher Thad Weber throws against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens host Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

    The Toledo Mud Hens faced the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Tuesday at Fifth Third Field.

  • Unionville-Sebewaing's Lauren Adam fist-bumps head coach Steve Bohn on third base.

    IN PICTURES: Whiteford softball falls in state quarterfinals

    The tournament run ended for Whiteford softball with a loss in the MHSAA Division 4 softball quarterfinals game at Brighton High School.

  • Crowd members hug as victims of the Orlando shooting are read aloud during the Orlando Solidarity Vigil in downtown Toledo, organized by Equality Toledo.

    Vigil for Orlando shooting victims

    The Orlando Solidarity Vigil was outside the One Government Center in Toledo June 14. The event was organized by Equality Toledo and recognized victims of the Orlando shooting at Pulse Nightclub June 12.

  • Allyison Karczynski of Livonia, Mich., is among the first to sign a banner during a public funeral service at for Gordie Howe at Joe Louis Arena.

    IN PICTURES: Fans say goodbye to Gordie Howe

    Fans and mourners filed into Joe Louis Arena Tuesday, June 14, 2016, to pay their respects to "Mr. Hockey" Gordie Howe who died Friday at his son's home in Sylvania, Ohio.

  • Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s Donovan Solano stands by as Toledo third base coach Basilio Cabrera fist-bumps Casey McGehee in the fourth inning.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens fall to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

    Scranton/Wilkes-Barre collected 15 hits off Toledo Mud Hens pitching on Monday, June 13, 2016, at Fifth Third Field and took the first game of the series 8-4. Former Major League Baseball regular Nick Swisher led the charge by going 3 for 5 with two RBIs and a walk.

  • More than 60 volunteers packaged 10,000 meals during the event. Each meal package costs 30 cents to make, which are distributed to those in need locally, nationally and internationally.

    Volunteers help feed hungry

    About 60 volunteers created meal packages at Jim White Honda in Maumee on Monday, June 13, 2016. Jim White Honda worked with the Impact With Hope's Kids Against Hunger campaign by packaging 10,000 meals.

  • Nicholas Birkemeier an undergraduate in anthropology and history, trowels soil into a dustpan before putting it in the bucket. The soil is sifted for objects. Students in the University of Toledo Archeological Field School are digging in part of Wildwood Metropark.

    UT students dig archaeological field trip

    Students in the University of Toledo Archaeological Field School investigated a section of Wildwood Preserve Metropark in Toledo on Monday, June 13, 2016. Under the direction of Melissa Baltus, PhD, assistant professor of Sociology and Anthropology, the students are sifting through the soil for signs of human habitation in the Late Woodland Period, between 700 A.D. and 1300 A.D.

  • Fred Sheldon trying to shave a sheep, though appearing to be dancing with it, at the Toledo Zoo. July 10, 1972.

    Pictures of the Week: June 6-12, 2016

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, June 6 to Sunday June 12, 2016.

  • A message in candles during a vigil for Karl Avery, Jr. Avery was stabbed to death at Maumee Bay State Park.

    Vigil held for stabbing victim in East Toledo

    Karl Avery, 24, was killed and two others wounded in a stabbing Saturday night at Maumee Bay State Park, authorities said. A vigil for Avery was held in East Toledo on Sunday, June 12, 2016.

  • 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.


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