Heavy rain came, but the German-American Festival revelers made the best of it on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, at Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Rd., Oregon.
The Toledo Pride continued on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, with its annual parade. The festival brought 20,000 people to downtown Toledo a year ago.
Local photographers and make-up artists from Paul Mitchell The School Toledo volunteered their time to make the Polly Fox Academy students portrait-ready for the launch of the Head Full of Dream Initiative. Students held a written representation of their dream during a photo session after getting their makeup done on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016.
Bedford dominated its season opener against St. Francis, winning 44-21 on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at Bedford High School. Joey Oehlers led the way for the Mules with three rushing touchdowns and 102 yards.
Eastwood of the Northern Buckeye Conference knocked off City League opponent Start 21-15 on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Pemberville, Ohio.
Central Catholic's standout senior running back Michael Warren scored on a 16-yard pass from Torrin Campbell on a fourth-down play with 27 seconds left to lift the Irish to a thrilling 31-28 victory over Columbus Bishop Hartley on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Toledo.
Family and friends of 25 new American citizens document the experience during the naturalization ceremony at the U.S. District Court in Toledo on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016.
The Rev. Jeff Putthoff led the Mass of the Holy Spirit at St. John's Jesuit High School & Academy on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Toledo. He's the new school president.
Napoleon defeated Defiance 21-7 to open a new high school football season on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Napoleon.
Northview defeated Waite 42-20 on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Sylvania as the high school football season began across the region.
It may be several days before National Weather Service officials can provide further details about tornadoes that spawned from two thunderstorms that rumbled across far northwest Ohio late Wednesday, other than to confirm the one that passed near Defiance and Napoleon started out big.
Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, August 15 to Sunday August 21, 2016.
The 42nd Birmingham Ethnic Festival: ‘A Weekend in the Old Country,’ took place in East Toledo. The event has a special emphasis on Hungarian culture and cuisine.
The African-American Festival joined the Northwest Ohio Rib Off for the first time Sunday. Dozens of people arrived early for an afternoon of songs from the stage in Maumee. Sunday's event was the 12th annual African-American Festival, which sponsored entertainment at the fairgrounds.
About 3,000 people turned out at Fifth Third Field Saturday afternoon to watch Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team. The team, made up of both veterans and active-duty personnel who have lost limbs in military service, defeated a combined team of Toledo police and firefighters, 21-10.
The African American Legacy Project of Northwest Ohio presented Dorr Street Live 2016, a free, communitywide event in Toledo on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016.
Even before stepping into the Lucas County Fairgrounds in Maumee, the aroma of ribs wafted through the air on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at The Blade’s 33rd annual Northwest Ohio Rib Off. Temperatures nearing 90 degrees did not deter the few hundred attendees.
Twenty-eight new Americans from 14 countries took the oath of citizenship in front of a jubilant crowd of family and friends at the federal courthouse in downtown Toledo on Thursday, Aug. 18. 2016.
About 45 motorcycle riders from as far away as Indiana rode from Toledo Harley-Davidson to the Oscar Bunch Powertrain/UAW Family Park on Jackman Road for the eighth annual Ride-for-Kids’ Sake Family Picnic and Motorcycle Run to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio.
The Toledo Mud Hens and Syracuse Chiefs were forced to wait out a 1-hour, 11-minute delay at Fifth Third Field in downtown Toledo, but they did finally play on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016.