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  • 2017 Outstanding Citizen winner Shirley Woessner gets a hug, as 2016 winner Barbara Sanchez looks on, during the annual meeting and dinner.

    On The Town: Honors, awards, and new officers at local organizations

    Recent events included the Toledo Sail & Power Squadron Change of Watch in the Historic Lobby of the Oliver House; Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting Dinner and Awards at Bowling Green State University; Single Malt Scotch Whiskey Dinner at the Toledo Club; and a party just for fun was held at the home of Manar and Dr. Ahed Nahhas with a “putting on the glitz Hollywood/Roaring 20s” theme.

    2/5/2017
  • A crowd marches down North Huron Street during a rally on One Government Center.

    Toledo Constitutional March

    The Toledo Constitutional March began at One Government Center on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, as a collective of demonstrators voicing their displeasure with President Trump's actions thus far. Group leaders said many of his executive orders are unconstitutional. About 150 people gathered in solidarity.

    2/4/2017
  • Perrysburg's Josh Herhold, right, defeats Northview's Andy Summers 14-2 during the 160-pound championship.

    IN PICTURES: NLL wrestling tournament

    Sparked by Moises Guillen and Josh Herhold, who became four-time champions, Perrysburg won the Northern Lakes League wrestling title on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Anthony Wayne in Whitehouse.

    2/4/2017
  • Walleye and Kalamazoo players fight.

    IN PICTURES: Kalamazoo 5, Walleye 2

    Defensive lapses sent the Walleye to a season-high third straight loss as division rival Kalamazoo won 5-2 on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at the Huntington Center in downtown Toledo.

    2/4/2017
  • The Falcons surround Zack Denny, center, after he score the go-ahead 3-pointer during overtime.

    IN PICTURES: BGSU men 104, Toledo 100

    The Bowling Green State University men's basketball team defeated Toledo 104-100 in double-overtime thriller on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at the Stroh Center. Zack Denny led the Falcons with 28 points. Steve Taylor, Jr., paced Toledo with 25 points and 13 rebounds.

    2/4/2017
  • Fremont Ross' Keaton Jordan, top, scores a takedown on Blaike Ellis of Whitmer during their 126-pound championship match.

    IN PICTURES: TRAC wrestling tournament

    With a balanced team effort that produced five individual winners, four runners-up, and just about every extra team point it could wring out of its lineup, Fremont Ross ended host Clay’s string of Three Rivers Athletic Conference team wrestling championships on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, in Oregon.

    2/4/2017
  • Bowling Green's Haley Puk shoots from the 3-point arc.

    IN PICTURES: BGSU women 86, Akron 50

    The Bowling Green State University women's basketball team defeated Akron 86-50 at the Stroh Center on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. Carly Santoro the way with 16 points.

    2/4/2017
  • Bowsher's Delonte Brown drives past Rogers' Christian Smith.

    IN PICTURES: Bowsher 80, Rogers 74

    Dalonte Brown scored 25 points to lead defending City League champion Bowsher to an 80-74 boys basketball road victory over Rogers on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Darryl Robinson scored 22 and Antonio Carter 15 to lead the Rebels.

    2/4/2017
  • Blake Williams of St. John's shoots a 3-point basket against  Whitmer's Avion Franklin.

    IN PICTURES: St. John's 53, Whitmer 37

    When host Whitmer a wall, St. John’s Jesuit shook off its own lackluster play and rode the instant offense of backup guard Blake Williams to a 53-37 Three Rivers Athletic Conference boys basketball victory on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

    2/3/2017
  • Walleye goalie Jeff Lerg makes a save.

    IN PICTURES: Reading 7, Walleye 5

    Walleye goalie Jeff Lerg returned between the Toledo pipes for the first time since last April and was greeted with a wild, high-scoring 7-5 loss against Reading on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, at the Huntington Center.

    2/3/2017
  • From left, Megan Sutherland of the Common Good of the UFC, Caroline Dawson, and Pandit Anant Dixit, priest of the Hindu Temple of Toledo, discuss with others at their table the question posed, ‘How can faith communities be in solidarity with targeted communities?’

    Disparate faiths strive for unity

    The Multifaith Council of Northwest Ohio hosted a clergy/faith leader breakfast as part of World Interfaith Harmony Week on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Perrysburg.

    2/1/2017
  • Oak Harbor's Zach Laughlin, top, tries to pin Genoa's Christian Aranda. Laughlin won the match, ultimately winning the team competition.

    IN PICTURES: Division III state team duals wrestling

    Oak Harbor hosted a Division III dual team regional wrestling tournament semifinal on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Oak Harbor beat Genoa 35-26, then Northmor 34-24 in the finals to claim the regional championship.

    2/1/2017
  • Perrysburg's Quinn McNulty, right, defeats Clay's Nathan Davies 5-0 during the 120-pound match.

    IN PICTURES: Division I state team duals wrestling

    Perrysburg reached the regional finals of the Division I state team duals wrestling tournament for the third straight year on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, but the host Yellow Jackets then lost to state power Elyria in the finals for the third time in a row.

    2/1/2017
  • Toledo's Evan Rankin is taken to the boards by Reading's Todd Perry during the first period.

    IN PICTURES: Reading 3, Walleye 2

    The Reading Royals scored single goals in each period as the Walleye's late comeback bid fell short on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at the Huntington Center in downtown Toledo.

    2/1/2017
  • St. Francis de Sales' Kenny Coleman-Graham (11) chases a loose ball against Whitmer's Avion Franklin during Tuesday night's game, won 63-60 by the Knights.

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis 63, Whitmer 60

    John Burnham's three-point pushed St. Francis to a victory over home Whitmer on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.

    1/31/2017
  • Bowling Green's Wes Alcegaire shoots in front of a Miami player during Tuesday's game. Alcegaire had a career-high 25 points in the win.

    IN PICTURES: BGSU men 83, Miami 72

    The Bowling Green State University men's basketball team defeated Miami 83-72 at the Stroh Center on Tuesday, Jan, 31, 2017. Wes Alcegaire finished with a career-high 25 points to lead the Falcons.

    1/31/2017
  • "Plenty of empty seats available after a Toledo Goaldiggers playoff loss to Komets" on April 14, 1979. Unfortunately, for Toledo Sports Arena clean-up crew, these were on the playing surface.

    IN PICTURES: Toledo's hockey history

    Monday, the Toledo Walleye announced 5 individuals who will be in the second class inducted into the Toledo Hockey Hall of Fame: William “Chick” Chalmers (Blades: 1963-68, 69-70; Hornets: 1970-71); Mark Deazeley (Storm: 1992-95, 97-2000); Dirk Graham (Goaldiggers: 1980-83); Greg Jablonski (Blades: 1963-70; Hornets: 1970-73); and Paul Tantardini (Goaldiggers: 1974-75, 1976-79, 1980-84). Some scenes from Toledo's hockey history.

    1/30/2017
  • 180th Fighter Wing Sr. Master Sgt. Brian Rozick kisses his daughter Zoe, 3,  at the Toledo Express Airport. Members of the 180th Fighter Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard returned home from deployment Monday.

    180th Fighter Wing returns from deployment

    Members of the 180th’s Security Forces Squadron arrived home Monday evening after a six-month deployment assisting Air Force personnel throughout the Middle East. They were greeted by family, friends and well-wishers at the Toledo Express Airport.

    1/30/2017
  • A piece of artwork given to Corine Dehabey,  coordinator of US Together Toledo.

    US Together Toledo

    Case managers at US Together Toledo worked the phones Monday to help refugee clients in the wake of President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration. Two refugee families scheduled to arrive in Toledo this week have had their trips canceled after the executive order put into place Friday restricted immigration and refugee arrivals from seven Muslim-majority countries.

    1/30/2017
  • Firemen pour water into doomed Waterville hardware and Supply Company. The fire threatened to destroy much of the Waterville,OH business district and was fought by 200 firemen from seven fire departments fought the blaze to keep if from spreading. Toledo Blade historical file photo by Lloyd Ransom dated Feb. 2, 1955

    Pictures of the Week: January 23-29, 2017

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, January 23 to Sunday, January 29, 2017.

    1/29/2017

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