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  • From left: 5th grader Maria Richard, 5th grade teacher Jen Ohms and 5th grader Lauren Hitts pose by a rhubarb plant that's growing in their St. Pius X School garden in Toledo.

    Jen Ohms' garden lessons

    Jen Ohms' outdoor classroom in the garden kicks off the fifth year of The Blade's 'Weed It & Reap' series. Volunteers, parents and students plant seeds during "clean up the grounds" day at St. Pius X in Toledo.

    5/7/2014
  • Eastwood's Caitlan Clay bunts in the bottom of the fifth inning.

    IN PICTURES: Eastwood vs. Woodmore softball

    Eastwood matched up against Woodmore in Pemberville on Tuesday, May6, 2014. Eastwood won, 1-0. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/6/2014
  • Karolina Kurkova attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Monday in New York.

    Metropolitan Museum of Art Gala

    Celebrities attended The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" on Monday, May 5, 2014, in New York. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW

    5/6/2014
  • Sylvania Southview After Prom decorations

    Parents and volunteers created a cruise ship atmosphere for the Sylvania Southview after prom festivities including a large boat, "casino," game room, and a cougar ice sculpture. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    5/23/2014
  • Corinne Kobylak casts her vote in Precinct 650 Glenwood at the Perrysburg Township Administration building on Lime City Road.

    Primary Election Day 2014

    Photos of the primary elections across the Toledo area on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

    5/6/2014
  • A door and surrounding walls on H Block in the Lucas County Juvenile Detention Center is covered in student inmates' art.

    Lucas County juvenile inmates's art

    Five days a week, 52 weeks a year, every child — and the occasional “adult” — who is held in the Lucas County Juvenile Detention Center, goes to an hourlong art class under the direction of Jan Revill. These images were taken during the class April 28 and May 1, 2014. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    5/5/2014
  • Sharisse Garbutt, left, with Allegiant Air, gives Emily Kwiatkowski, 5, right, a crown while Kwiatkowski's mother Elizabeth Magill, center, stands nearby at the check-in counter at Toledo Express Airport for a princess-themed send-off celebration on her way to Orlando for a Make-A-Wish trip Sunday.

    Make-A-Wish child gets princess-themed sendoff

    Emily Kwiakowski, 5, and her mother Elizabeth Magill, made their way through Toledo Express Airport Sunday, May 4, 2014, with a princess-themed sendoff to Orlando, Fla., for Emily's Make-A-Wish trip. Emily is battling a form of childhood leukemia. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    5/5/2014
  • Clay's Baleigh Bocook makes the catch to close out the inning.

    Clay defeats Notre Dame in softball

    The visiting Clay Eagles won 10-1 over host Notre Dame Eagles on May 5 in Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    5/6/2014
  • Marion Bell looks over the closed pool.

    Rally aims to open more pools

    A rally organized by One Village Council in front of Wilson Pool demanded that Toledo City Council open both Wilson and Jamie Farr pools this summer. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    5/5/2014
  • Benjamin Prowse, of Berkley, Mich., left, Jennifer Dixon, of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., and Jennifer Hollenbeck, of Stockbridge, Mich. on the boardwalk.

    Birders reunite in Oak Harbor

    Birders lined along the Magee Marsh Wildlife Area boardwalk in Oak Harbor, Ohio on May 5, 2014. The Biggest Week in American Birding, during which time warblers, vireos and other neotropical birds rest and fatten up on the south coast of Lake Erie before finishing their journeys north, brings birders from around the country to the area to bird watch. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW

    5/5/2014
  • Collin Andrews plays the role of Officer Krupke.

    West Side Story at Perrysburg High

    Perrysburg High School presented its production of West Side Story on Saturday, May 3. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    5/23/2014
  • Christopher Gilchrist, executive director of the Great Lakes Historical Society, demonstrates an Edmund Fitzgerald display during the opening reception for the National Museum of the Great Lakes.

    On the Town: 5/4

    From the National Museum of the Great Lakes to Luminations at Lourdes University to another delicious Taste of the Nation event, On the Town was all over town recently. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    5/4/2014
  • John and Sarah Bates, left, with Joan and David Livingston.

    Lourdes Luminations 2014

    The Luminations gala was Saturday, April 26, at Lourdes University. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    5/4/2014
  • Over 130 people listening to the Sylvania Community Orchestra.

    Sylvania Community Orchestra

    The Sylvania Community Orchestra presents "Is it Spring Yet?", a free concert in Sylvania, on Sunday, May 4, 2014. The orchestra, under the direction of Kathleen Hafner, played five pieces to a standing room only audience. As part of the concert, violinist Allison Clausius, a junior at Sylvania Southview High School, soloed on Vitali's "Chaconne", and her mother, Heidi Clausius, performed Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

    5/4/2014
  • Eighth-grader Cylenthia Pickett looks over her work at Chase STEM Academy.

    Students work on discipline at Chase STEM Academy

    Students work on discipline at Chase STEM Academy. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    5/5/2014
  • Mike Feldkamp, of Perrysburg, right, manned the grill at the Knights of Columbus Saint John XXIII tent.

    First Friday hits downtown Perrysburg

    Despite the chilly weather dozens of people turned out for the first First Friday of the season, which included live music, games for children, food and vendor booths on May 2 in downtown Perrysburg. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    5/23/2014
  • Riley, left, a 13 week, female, Aussie Husky, plays with an unrelated male, one-year-old Pomchi named Coco.

    Wood County dog park

    Dogs and their owners take advantage of warm weather and open space in the dog park next to the Wood County Dog Shelter. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    5/4/2014
  • Perrysburg junior Jake Sarmento waits for his team's walleye to be measured.

    Perrysburg-Maumee fishing tournament

    The Yellow Jackets were the victors May 3 during the third annual Perrysburg-Maumee fishing tournament at Sidecut Metropark in Maumee. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    5/23/2014
  • Ciara Jackson, 17, center, smiled as she turned in a job application for McDonald's.

    Teen job fair

    Teens and other young adults from throughout the area turned out Saturday, May 3, to visit employer booths for summer jobs during a job fair at SeaGate Centre.

    5/4/2014
  • A bus driver is tested on backing up skills.

    School Bus Driver Safety Road-e-o

    Safety and skills were tested during the Northwest Regional School Bus Driver Safety Road-e-o on May 3 at Perrysburg High School. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    5/23/2014

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