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  • Kim McGee-Pfitzer and Mike Skaff during the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce Clambake on July 30 at the Hollywood Casino in Toledo.

    On the Town: 8-9

    Society events in and around Toledo in July and August. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    8/8/2015
  • Mixed flavors of Dum Dum pops are ready to be packaged.

    Dum Dums make memories in Bryan

    A tour of the Spangler Candy Co., where Dum Dums are made in Bryan, Ohio. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/9/2015
  • Divers enter the water.

    Dive Hope Breast Cancer Fundraiser

    Breast cancer survivors and supporters took part in the 6th annual Dive Hope Breast Cancer Fundraiser to raise money for Breast Cancer Fund of Ohio at on Aug. 1 at White Star Park in Gibsonburg. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/9/2015
  • 433 is painted on the pitchers mound in honor of Toledo Mud Hens' Mike Hessman before the Hens play Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Fifth Third Field Friday. Hessman hit his 433rd home run earlier in the week to break the minor league record for home runs.

    Mike Hessman: Home run king

    The Toledo Mud Hens honored minor league baseball's all-time home run leader, Mike Hessman, prior to Friday's game against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    8/8/2015
  • Michigan's Joe Bolden (35) smiles as he signs autographs for brothers Evan, 3, left, and Colin McBride, 5, during the Wolverine's football media day Thursday.

    Wolverines football media day

    Members of the University of Michigan Wolverines football team met with the media Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at the Junge Center on the university's Ann Arbor campus for media day. Members of the team, as well as incoming Head Coach Jim Harbaugh, were on hand to field questions for members of the media and sign autographs for fans.

    8/7/2015
  • Alan Thompson and his long-distance bike: "Before I get too old, I wanted to do something meaningful", says Thompson.    Thompson, 65, who will be riding the perimeter off the United States, at his home in Toledo on Thursday. Thompson plans on leaving August 17th on this 10-month fundraising effort to benefit Habitat for Humanity and Save the Children. He will be riding a Koga Miyata touring bike with about 100 pounds of gear on it. This is the same bike he rode in 2005 when he traveled the Lewis and Clark Trail (although he did not pull a trailer in '05).

    Pedaling for a cause

    Alan Thompson will be riding the perimeter off the United States to benefit Habitat for Humanity and Save the Children.

    8/7/2015
  • Sylvania Northview football players practice on the their new turf field Thursday.

    Sylvania Northview football practice

    Sylvania Northview football players practice on the their new turf field Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Sylvania. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    8/7/2015
  • Left to right Officers Derek Adams, Daniel Balon, Jeffrey Breeze, and Jonathan Chio pin their badges during  the 62nd Toledo Police Academy Graduation Thursday.

    62nd Toledo Police Academy Graduation

    62nd Toledo Police Academy Graduation Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at the Owens Community College Center for Fine and Performing Arts in Perrysburg. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    8/6/2015
  • 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

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