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  • An Acoustics for Autism road sign hangs on the wall during the annual music fundraiser to provide support, information, resources, and financial assistance to families affected by autism at The Village Idiot in Maumee.

    Acoustics for Autism

    Organizers say over 3,500 attended Acoustics for Autism at locations in Maumee. That number doubled the fund-raiser's attendance at previous events. The annual music fundraiser provides support, information, resources, and financial assistance to families affected by autism.

    3/5/2017
  • BridgePoint Church along Lewis Avenue in Temperance. The church was destroyed by a fire Saturday, and BridgePoint conducted worship today at Bedford High School.

    One day after fire, BridgePoint Church worships

    BridgePoint Church conducted its worship service Sunday at Bedford High School, one day after a fire destroyed the church in Temperance. Twelve fire departments responded to the Saturday afternoon blaze.

    3/5/2017
  • Toledo Police Officer Phil Carroll reads the blue inked cursive that is found in an old police blotter in the attic of the Safety Building in downtown Toledo. The arrest logs, spanning a time period of about 1863 to the mid 1970s, had been at the Jerome Library’s Center for Archival Collections at Bowling Green State University.

    Old ledgers offer arresting look into past

    Police logs, in near-perfect penmanship in blue ink on the yellow, weathered pages of a 19-by-21-inch ledger, are found in 256 arrest-log books that span 100 years. The large books recently were turned over to the city by the Bowling Green State University Jerome Library’s Center for Archival Collections, where they likely were stored since the 1970s.

    3/5/2017
  • From left, Serena Lipski, Inspire Toledo committee chairman; Denise Fox, executive director Aurora Project, Inc.; Ivy Shores, former Aurora House resident; Mindy Romanoff, Junior League of Toledo sustainer; Laura Moore, Junior League of Toledo sustainer; and Wendy Ziesmueller, Junior League of Toledo president during the Junior League’s Inspire Toledo fund-raiser at the Armory in Hensville.

    On The Town: 3/5

    Recent events included the Junior League's Inspire Toledo fund-raiser at the Armory in Hensville; Alliance Francaise de Toledo celebrated its 50th anniversary with a Mardi Gras-themed party at Sylvania Country Club; Once upon a Vine presented by Lexus of Toledo started in the Toledo Zoo’s Aquarium; and the Rotary Club of Maumee presented its 36th annual charity auction at The Premier Banquet Hall;

    3/5/2017
  • Trevor Scherf of Oak Harbor, right, escapes Tanner Krotzer of Rossford to get 3-2 victory in the 132-pound championship match.

    IN PICTURES: D-III district wrestling meet

    Oak Harbor won its Division III district meet on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Waite High School in Toledo. The Rockets did it with four champions and seven state qualifiers, taking first place with 190.5 points.

    3/4/2017
  • Firefighters try to extinguish a fire as gas burns from pipes behind them at Bridgepoint Church on Lewis Avenue in Temperance.

    Fire at Bridgepoint Church in Temperance

    At least 12 fire departments battled a blaze on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Bridgepoint Church in Temperance. Monroe County dispatchers confirmed a call came in at roughly 2:45 p.m.

    3/4/2017
  • Trump supporters attend a Spirit of America rally at International Park in Toledo.

    Pro-Trump rally in Toledo

    Supporters of President Trump attended a Spirit of America rally on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at International Park in Toledo.

    3/4/2017
  • Archbold's starting lineup along with Andi Peterson, right, brings it in as the seconds wind down.

    IN PICTURES: Archbold 76, Evergreen 33

    First-seeded Archbold blew past No. 8 seed Evergreen 76-33 in a Division III girls basketball district championship game on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Lake High School in Millbury.

    3/4/2017
  • Notre Dame's Kailah Johnson calls timeout after she picks up a loose ball, but the officials had other ideas, and the ball went back to Whitmer with seconds remaining in overtime. Notre Dame's Bre Hampton-Bey is on the ground; Whitmer's Bryce Blood, is at left.

    IN PICTURES: Notre Dame 52, Whitmer 49

    Senior guards Bre Hampton-Bey and Mariah Copeland helped Notre Dame to a 52-49 overtime victory against Whitmer in the Division I girls district basketball championship game on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Central Catholic.

    3/4/2017
  • Walleye goalie Jake Paterson stops a shot by Kalamazoo Wings player Justin Taylor, center, as Simon Denis helps on defense.

    IN PICTURES: Walleye 3, Kalamazoo 0

    The Walleye clinched a spot in the Kelly Cup playoffs on Saturday, March 4, 2017, as Toledo scored on its first two shots of the game and went on to shut out Kalamazoo 3-0 at the Huntington Center.

    3/4/2017
  • St. John's Jesuit's Vincent Williams, Jr. dunks.

    IN PICTURES: St. John's 48, Fremont Ross 40

    St. John's pulled away late to defeat Fremont Ross 48-40 on Friday, March 3, 2017, in a Division I boys sectional basketball final at Central Catholic's Sullivan Center.

    3/3/2017
  • St. Francis player John Burnham, left, steals the ball from  Southview's Will Wooddall.

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis 70, Southview 67

    St. Francis de Sales rallied from a 10-point late third-quarter deficit to defeat Southview 70-67 on Friday, March 3, 2017, in a Division I boys sectional basketball final at Central Catholic's Sullivan Center.

    3/3/2017
  • St. Francis player Ben Mitchell celebrates after netting the game-winner in double overtime.

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis 3, Bowling Green 2

    The No. 1-ranked St. Francis de Sales hockey team advanced to the state semifinals with a thrilling 3-2 win against No. 5 ranked Bowling Green in double overtime on Friday, March 3, 2017, at Tam-O-Shanter in Sylvania.

    3/3/2017
  • BGSU's Sean Walker, center, is cheered by his teammates after scoring the Falcons' fourth goal of the game.

    IN PICTURES: BGSU 6, Ferris State 1

    Bowling Green State University demolished Ferris State 6-1 in Game 1 of its Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoff series on Friday, March 3, 2017, at the Slater Family Ice Arena.

    3/3/2017
  • Lake's Mya Stack, left, and Clyde's Ally Barrera battle for the ball.

    IN PICTURES: Clyde 56, Lake 44

    Clyde beat Lake 56-44 in a Division II girls basketball district semifinal on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Anthony Wayne High School in Whitehouse.

    3/2/2017
  • Oak Harbor players Sophia Eli and Ashley Riley, right, hug after the Rockets defeated Rogers.

    IN PICTURES: Oak Harbor 56, Rogers 55

    Oak Harbor went to overtime for its 56-55 win against Rogers in a Division II girls basketball district semifinal on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Anthony Wayne High School in Whitehouse.

    3/2/2017
  • Whitmer's Bryce Blood shoots over Start's defense.

    IN PICTURES: Whitmer 60, Start 28

    Whitmer rolled past Start 60-28 in a Division I girls basketball district semifinal on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Central Catholic's Sullivan Center.

    3/2/2017
  • Notre Dame's Bre Hampton-Bey is fouled by Perrysburg's Kristina Demarco.

    IN PICTURES: Notre Dame 50, Perrysburg 32

    Senior point guard Bre Hampton-Bey scored 19 points to lead 10th-ranked Notre Dame to a 50-32 victory over Perrysburg in a Division I girls basketball district semifinal on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Central Catholic's Sullivan Center.

    3/2/2017
  • Members of Toledo Fire and Rescue put water on the fire at Lithium Innovations.

    Toledo firefighters respond to fire

    Toledo firefighters and a hazardous material team are responding today to a fire at a near downtown building on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The fire was reported about 2:45 p.m. at Lithium Innovations in the 1300 block of Campbell Street

    3/2/2017
  • The current Bluffton baseball team surrounds the pedestal and sculpture called 'Touching Home' created by Bluffton faculty-artist Gregg Luginbuhl, during a memorial service at the Circle of Remembrance to recognize the 10th anniversary of the 2007 baseball team's fatal bus accident in Atlanta, Ga.

    Bluffton University remembers fatal 2007 crash victims

    The current Bluffton University baseball team, friends, relatives, and survivors participated in a memorial service, Thursday, March 2, 2017m on the 10th anniversary of the 2007 bus crash in Atlanta, Ga. that killed five Bluffton University baseball players and the bus driver and his wife. A sculpture called 'Touching Home,' created by Bluffton faculty-artist Gregg Luginbuhl, is at the Circle of Remembrance. The team's charter bus fell from an overpass on their way to spring training.

    3/2/2017

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