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  • Heidi McGaha of Oregon, left, and Connie Dunn of Toledo survey the items available for sale in the silent auction during the Bash 7 fund-raiser at Imagination Station.

    On The Town: Science astounds crowd at the Bash7

    Recent events included The Bash7 fund-raiser at the Imagination Station; Toledo Botanical Garden’s Toledo GROWs Harvest Market Dinner; Harvesting Hope, a farm-to-table outdoor dinner at the Sylvania Historical Village; St. Paul's Community Center’s 6th annual Fall Soiree: A Bridge to Permanent Housing at the Pinnacle.

  • Members of the Knights of the Black Rose jousting troop enter the jousting arena for the first show of the day during the Michigan Renaissance Festival in Holly Michigan.

    Michigan Renaissance Festival

    The Michigan Renaissance Festival in Holly, Mich., which has been drawing crowds every weekend since Aug. 20 ends for the year on Oct. 2. Photos were taken on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2016.

  • Cast members from 'The West Wing,' from left, Joshua Malina, Bradley Whitford, Mary McCormack, Richard Schiff, Allison Janney, and  DulŽ Hill greet the crowd.

    'The West Wing' visits Toledo

    Cast members from the television show 'The West Wing' campaigned for Hillary Clinton at the Clinton campaign office on North Reynolds Road in Toledo on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016.

  • Archer Andrews, 7, volunteers to pick apples.

    Apples for Everyone in Swanton

    Johnston Fruit Farms in Swanton, Ohio, held its Apples for Everyone event on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016.

  • Waterville resident Mason Stroshine, 4, shields his ears from the fire truck sirens.

    Roche de Boeuf Festival in Waterville

    The Roche de Boeuf Festival and parade was held on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in Waterville, Ohio.

  • Michigan tight end Jake Butt stiff arms Penn State Jake Copper in the first half.

    IN PICTURES: Michigan 49, Penn State 10

    Michigan defeated Penn State 49-10 on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in Ann Arbor to set up a showdown next Saturday against 4-0 Wisconsin. The UM defense limited the Nittany Lions to 199 total yards. Michigan had six sacks and 13 tackles for loss.

  • Eastwood running back Ian Downard runs the ball.

    IN PICTURES: Eastwood 28, Otsego 3

    Eastwood employed a workmanlike effort to easily dispatch Otsego 28-3 on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, in Pemberville. Eastwood running backs Ian Downard and Cade Boos each scored two rushing touchdowns as the Eagles rolled up 275 rushing yards.

  • Tycen Anderson of St. John's breaks an attempted tackle by St. Francis' Justyn Allen for a touchdown.

    IN PICTURES: St. John’s 44, St. Francis 14

    St. John's Jesuit eased past rival St. Francis de Sales 44-14 on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Lyden Field. Tyler Turner ran for 222 yards and three touchdowns for the Titans, who scored 41 straight points after the Knights scored first.

  • Central Catholic's Michael Warren bulls his way into the end zone for a touchdown.

    IN PICTURES: Central Catholic 49, Whitmer 28

    Michael Warren and Central Catholic dominated Whitmer in a 49-28 victory on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. Warren carried 24 times before the break for 219 yards and four touchdowns.

  • Work continues at the site of the new ProMedica Headquarters in downtown Toledo.

    Flurry of work at ProMedica Plaza

    Construction crews are working to get as much done as possible before winter at the ProMedica Plaza Downtown Campus to renovate to the former Toledo Edison Steam Plant and the former KeyBank building as well as adding a parking garage set for completion next spring. ProMedica is spending $46 million on renovation and expansion of the steam plant as part of the hospital system’s new downtown headquarters. Photos were taken Sept. 19 and 21, 2016.

  • St. Ursula’s Taylor LaMantia returns a serve against Notre Dame during the Arrows’ victory in a Three Rivers Athletic Conference volleyball match in Toledo on Thursday.

    IN PICTURES: St. Ursula 3, Notre Dame 0

    St. Ursula, Ohio’s fourth-ranked Division I high school volleyball team, won 25-18, 25-17, 26-24 against visiting Notre Dame Academy in front of a packed, raucous gym on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016.

  • Cell phones go up after Chelsea Clinton received a standing applause.

    Chelsea Clinton stumps for Hillary at UT

    Chelsea Clinton about 150 people in the UT Student Recreation Center Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, about her mother Hillary Clinton's plans to combat the opioid drug problem in the country, along with her plans for college financing.

  • Southview's Maddy Crandall and Perrysburg's Addie Graham vie for the ball during second half of the Yellow Jackets' 1-0 victory.

    IN PICTURES: Perrysburg edges Southview

    The Perrysburg girls soccer team stayed unbeaten thanks to a late goal during a 1-0 victory against Southview on Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally Wednesday at the Stranahan Theater.

    Donald Trump visits Toledo

    A packed Stranahan Theater came to hear Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speak in the area for the second time in two months on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016.

  • Anthony Wayne's Adam Passino uses his head against Northview's Luke Gonia.

    IN PICTURES: Anthony Wayne 1, Northview 1

    Northview and Anthony Wayne played to a 1-1 tie in boys soccer on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at Cats Stadium in Sylvania.

  • Laura Moore, executive director of the Owens Community College Alumni Association, left and partially obscured, waits as Kaye Koevenig, chair of the effort, center, helps Demarko Huntley to put on a backpack. Kindergarten students at Toledo Public School's Old West End Academy received backpacks and school supplies as part of the Backpack to the Future program, which donated 572 backpacks and 10,092 school supply items in Lucas, Wood, and Hancock County schools.

    Backpack to the Future program

    The Owens Community College Alumni Association, in collaboration with others, donated school supplies to area kindergarten students, distributing 572 backpacks and 10,092 school supply items in Lucas, Wood, and Hancock County schools.

  • St. Ursula freshman defender Lily Turski tries to clear the ball while battling with Southview sophomore forward Abigail Mann.

    IN PICTURES: St. Ursula at Southview

    Southview's girls soccer team got 2 goals from freshman Ellie Pool, and the Cougars improved to 5-1 with a 4-2 victory over St. Ursula in Sylvania Monday.

  • wntown was alive once again, and Toledo regained its “Show Town” status. The Town Hall Theater opened in the city’s oldest playhouse on Sept. 24, 1945.  This Toledo Blade archive photo shows all of the hustle and bustle at the city’s only playhouse on opening night. Critics called it the “pretty little Thespian temple” and its new decor was described as mostly pale gold on oyster-white. There was a smattering of evening gowns and orchids in the audience. The first play was Dear Ruth, a comedy.  The old stone and brick building had a storied past. In 1889, what was then Brown’s Packing House at the southwest corner of St. Clair and Orange Streets, was remodeled and reopened as People’s Theater. It housed some of the finest theatrical productions shown in Toledo in its day.

    Pictures of the Week: September 12-18, 2016

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, September 12 to Sunday, September 18, 2016.

  • Tom Joughin, father of Sierah Joughin, thanks Corp. Conway Linger of the Motorcycle Division of the Lenawee County Sheriff's Office. The department provided the escort for the Keeping Our Girls Safe Memorial Ride at Toledo Harley-Davidson.

    Keeping Our Girls Safe Memorial Ride

    Over 700 people mounted up for the Keeping Our Girls Safe Memorial Ride to celebrate the life of Sierah Joughin at Toledo Harley-Davidson.

  • Trio Cantina bass player Cole Thomas, left, solos on "Take Five" with Aaron Ziegler on drums and Ben Sheiber on piano, during the second annual Great Lakes Art & Jazz Festival in the area around the Ottawa Park amphitheater in Toledo.

    Great Lakes Art & Jazz Festival

    The second annual Great Lakes Art & Jazz Festival in the area around the Ottawa Park amphitheater in Toledo.


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