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Vincent Williams of St. John's shoots against Rogers' Julian Egbo.

IN PICTURES: Rogers at St. John's

In a nonconference meeting of former City League rivals, the usually balanced St. John's boys basketball team rolled to a 49-33 win against visiting Rogers on Tuesday, Feb. 9. 2016. St. John’s scored its first 24 points in the paint or at the foul line. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

The Falcons' David Joseph shoots over Akron's defense.

IN PICTURES: BGSU men lose to Akron

The Bowling Green State University men's basketball team suffered an 83-68 loss to Akron at the Stroh Center on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Spencer Parker finished with 23 points to lead the Falcons, while Rasheed Worrell added 15. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

New citizens Ambrose Akwasi Amoako, left, Arwa Zaki Aglan, and Anthony Lewis Ackerman welcome each other as fellow Americans after taking their Oaths of Citizenship. They were from Ghana, Egypt, and the United Kingdom, respectively.

Naturalization ceremony

Thirty-two people, originally from 20 countries, were sworn in as U.S. citizens at a naturalization ceremony held Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at the Toledo Club downtown. U.S. District Judge Jack Zouhary, who presided at the 60-minute ceremony, welcomed the new citizens in each of the languages of their native countries. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

P.J. Wood of Oregon heads out to take his daily walk Tuesday at Pearson Metropark in Oregon. Mr. Wood said he generally walks at the park five days a week. Snow fell through Tuesday morning.

Snow falls across Toledo area

Toledo, which as of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, had gotten just seven-tenths of an inch of snow at the airport. The cold is making its return this week, with forecasters predicting near-zero temperatures for the weekend and saying they’re likely to stay below freezing until early next week. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

Lauren Cervetto, left, takes an order from one customer as her co-worker Dominique Guy, center, fills an order for a dozen paczki Monday at Haas Bakery in Oregon.

Paczki at Haas Bakery in Oregon

Customers got the jump on Fat Tuesday at Haas Bakery in Oregon. The bakery whipped up about 1,500 dozen paczki this year in 24 varieties.

Monday Memories: Got a crush on you     Just about right for that little girl next door. Charles Earl Linden, Jr., looks over the Valentine supply of cards. Toledo Blade photo by Clarence Bailey dated Feb. 2, 1956

Pictures of the Week: February 1-7, 2016

Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, Feb. 1 to Sunday, feb. 7, 2016. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

Master's student Jenna Reindel absorbing her first look at Mt. Early volcano. She joined mountaineering guide Tim Burton and professors Dr. Kurt Panter and John Smellie on a trek to Antarctica to study long-dormant volcanoes.

Antarctic volcanoes

A Bowling Green State University professor and an undergraduate student were in Antarctica to study dormant volcanoes that have only been visited once before.

Telegrapher Barney Stickles, 84, has partnered with the Toledo-Lucas County Library to display his extensive collection of telegraphy equipment and other historical objects related to the practice.

Telegraphy equipment at Toledo Lucas County Public Library

“The telegraph was the Victorian Internet,” said Byron “Barney” Stickles, a Maumee resident who considers himself the last of the railroad telegraphers in the area, and has a substantial collection of telegraphy equipment on display at the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library’s main location in downtown Toledo.

A line of buyers are helped by volunteers Shaulonda Jones, at the end of the table, and Michelle Wasylecki at the cash register, during a paczki sale, organized to support ONE (Old North End) Village neighborhoods of Toledo.

25th Annual Paczki Sale

Toledo's Polish International Village kicks off the first of several Paczki Days.

The house on Doug Pratt's 160-acre farm in Perrysburg Township dates back to 1825 and is one of the oldest in the area.

Historic Farms

Views of the area's historic farms, including: The Bucher family farm in Whitehouse, Ohio; The John Luke family farm in Delta, Ohio; and the Pratt family farm in Perrysburg Township.


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