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  • People stand as motorcyclists come up to pay their respects during the Randall Scott Smith memorial on Saturday at Paulding High School. U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith, 26, of Paulding was stationed in Chattanooga, Tenn. and was killed during the attacks at two military facilities in Chattanooga on July 18.

    Memorial Service

    Memorial Service for U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith, 26, of Paulding, on Saturday, Aug. 1. CLICK HERE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/1/2015
  • Left to right Jeff and Pam Pflum along with Liz and Paul Fruchey.

    On the Town: 8/2

    Check out these photos from another fun summer following the Mud Hens inside Fifth Third Field. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/2/2015
  • Aaron Ryal, left, and other workers from InfraSource of Ypsilanti, Mich., enjoy a pizza party supplied by Greg Wasielewski.

    Toledoan throws pizza party for workers

    On Wednesday, July 29, 2015, Greg Wasielewski of 4443 N. Lockwood Ave. ordered Little Caesars pizza for construction workers installing a new gas line on his street. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    7/30/2015
  • Caddies Mike Carrick, left, and Peter Godfrey race to the No. 14 Hole at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania.

    AROUND TOWN: 2015 Marathon Classic

    The 2015 Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and O-I, which was held July 13-19, is still in the minds of the participants in the LPGA held at Highland Meadows in Sylvania. 1,200 or so volunteers, many who take vacation hours to do so, are still sharing stories from the event. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    7/30/2015
  • Rochester's Carlos Paulino, left, reaches in to tag Toledo's Dixon Machado (28) but not before Machado slides across home in the bottom of the first inning.

    IN PICTURES: Hessman ties record, Hens beat Rochester

    Toledo's Mike Hess man hit home run No. 432 Wednesday, July 29, 2015, to tie the all-time minor league home run record. The Mud Hens defeated the Rochester Red Wings 9-3 at Fifth Third Field.

    7/30/2015
  • Toledo Mud Hens third baseman Mike Hessman hopes to tie a home run record.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens vs Red Wings

    Toledo was shelled 13-2 by Rochester Tuesday, July 28, at Fifth Third Field.

    7/29/2015
  • Toledo Mud Hens power hitter Mike Hessman connects but is caught in the outfield during the game at Fifth Third Field in Toledo.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens beat Rochester

    The Toledo Mud Hens end a three-game losing streak by defeating the Rochester Red Wings on Monday, July 27, 2015. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/28/2015
  • Jeff Tuck, and his daughters Caraline Tuck, 4, center, and Ellie Tuck, 8, right, from Sylvania,  play in the water at Plummer Pool in Sylvania.

    A day at Plummer Pool

    Swimmers enjoy a sunny day at Plummer Pool in Sylvania on Monday, July 27, 2015. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/28/2015
  • Owens Community College student Amanda Aylwin misses a chance to drench Payton Buzdor, 8, while waiting for cars to wash for an Owens Photo Club fundraiser. The car wash on Navarre Ave. in Oregon, Ohio, was raising funds for upcoming events and a fall conference.

    Pics of the Week: July 20-26

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, July 20 to Sunday, July 26, 2015. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/27/2015
  • Jeno Harris, 8, from Sylvania, covers his eyes while he waits for a bucket  of water to splash on him without realizing he stood too far to the right to be hit by the water while cooling off at Plummer Pool in Sylvania.

    Summer, sunshine in the city

    As temperatures reached the mid 80s with plentiful sunshine on July 27, it was a perfect day to be outdoors. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/27/2015
  • Toledo Police Department Capt. Thomas Wiegand, 56, facing camera, is promoted to deputy chief by TPD chief George Kral.

    TPD promotes Wiegand to deputy chief

    Toledo police promoted a veteran of the department to serve as the new deputy chief. Deputy Chief Thomas Wiegand, 56, joined the department in 1983. He most recently served as captain. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/27/2015
  • Not having a free hand didn't stop Akayiah Grace, 8, from enjoying her pizza Saturday at Centennial Terrace.

    2015 Pizza Palooza

    The sixth annual Pizza Palooza offered something palatable for everyone in attendance, with Amy’s Pizza Factory grabbing a People’s Choice win win for the second year in a row. The event was held July 24 and 25, 2015 at Centennial Terrace in Sylvania. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    7/30/2015
  • The Ohio State Reformatory/Mansfield Reformatory, a shuttered prison in Mansfield, Ohio, was made famous as the film setting of 1994’s The Shawshank Redemption.

    Ghost Hunt at the Mansfield Reformatory

    Blade staff writer Kirk Baird and photographer Amy E. Voigt joined a ghost hunt at the Ohio State Reformatory/Mansfield Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio, on June 22, 2015. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    7/26/2015
  • Selling raffle tickets from left are John Fackelman, Sr. Margaret, lsp, Dave Molter, Tim Zapadka, and George Cerarolo at the annual Little Sisters of the Poor golf outing at Eagle's Landing Golf Club.

    On the Town: 7-26

    Society events in northwest Ohio during the month of July. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/25/2015
  • Nancy Bucher inhales the aroma of heliotrope arborescens.

    Toledo Zoo horticulture team

    There are more living things at the Toledo Zoo than just animals. A team of horticulturists curates thousands of plants that add color, beauty, and engaging scents to the Toledo gem.

    7/22/2015
  • Chella Choi, right, gets a hug from her sister Haejung Choi after defeating Ha Na Jang in a one-hole playoff to win the 2015 LPGA Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning & O-I at Highland Meadows Golf Club, Sunday, July 19,  2015.

    Pics of the Week: July 13-19

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, July 13 to Sunday, July 19, 2015. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/20/2015
  • Joann Jakeway, left, and her wife Gina Jakeway, right, in the courtroom of Lucas County Probate Court Judge Jack Puffenberger.

    Lucas Co. has first adoption by same-sex couple

    The first adoption by a same-sex couple in Lucas County – and perhaps in Ohio – was finalized this morning by Probate Judge Jack Puffenberger. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/20/2015
  • Southern Michigan Timberwolves quarterback Kyle Lieckfelt (3) celebrates his touchdown with wide receiver Parker Henneman during a football game against the Detroit Diesels on Saturday at Navarre Field in Monroe.

    IN PICTURES: Southern Michigan Timberwolves

    The Southern Michigan Timberwolves semipro football team is undefeated. They beat the Detroit Diesels 22-6 Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Navarre Field in Monroe, Mich.

    7/20/2015
  • Indianapolis Indians' Alen Hanson slides safely to second after the Toledo Mud Hens' Alexi Casilla misses the catch.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens end losing streak

    Toledo Mud Hens defeat the Indianapolis Indians in extra innings on Sunday, July 19, 2015, at Fifth Third Field. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/19/2015
  • Visitors take a tour of the tall ship Madeline, a 92-foot schooner during a 150th anniversary celebration of the Toledo Yacht Club.

    Toledo Yacht Club 150th anniversary

    Visitors take a tour of the tall ship Madeline, a 92-foot schooner and the yacht club during a 150th anniversary celebration of the Toledo Yacht Club, Sunday, July 19, 2015. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/20/2015

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