Before she knocks on the door to an exam room, Jenny Kulish puts on her best happy face.
It’s not for her, but for the person waiting inside. The Breast Care Center at Toledo Hospital can be a scary place for patients. It’s where mammograms, biopsies, and breast cancer diagnoses take place. It’s also where patients find out that not all lumps are cancerous and not all cancers are life-ending.
But until they see Mrs. Kulish, or one of the other radiology technologists in the office, fear of the unknown wells up and takes over. READ MORE
In the bird dog world, the debate can rage endlessly about which breed is superior in all of the traits that make a dog very effective in the field, whether it is competing for trophies in structured trials or on solitary hunts for pheasants, quail, or grouse with its owner.
A number of breeds perform very well, but for Tom Davis, a retired teacher who started his career at Toledo’s Bowsher High School in 1968, German shorthaired pointers are his bird dog of choice. READ MORE
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In the mid-1930s, two giants of the glass industry were experimenting with a new product. Owens-Illinois Inc. and Corning Glass Works both saw potential in their development of glass textiles, but the market was small at the time and neither company was profiting from the work.
Instead of pressing ahead separately, the firms decided to collaborate, sharing equipment, personnel, and lab space.
What became Owens Corning was led by Harold Boeschenstein, a World War I second lieutenant from Edwardsville, Ill., who recognized the growing global nature of business. During his 29 years at the helm, annual sales grew from $4 million to hundreds of millions and by 1957 he was included in Forbes magazine’s list of 50 foremost business leaders. READ MORE
PHOTO GALLERY: Owens Corning celebrates 75 years
A capacity crowd waited expectantly at the Huntington Center for the Walleye to fuel an already festive atmosphere in the home opener and Toledo did just that in the third period.
The 8,200 spectators at the downtown arena had to wait until the third period before either Toledo or Wheeling scored. Walleye rookie Kevin Lynch tallied the game's first goal 21 seconds into the final period as Toledo shutout Wheeling 2-0 Saturday night. READ MORE
PHOTO GALLERY: Toledo Walleye home opener
Outside of the visitors’ locker room at Jefferson High School, students, friends, family, and community members formed a massive human chain. Swathed in red, white, gray, and black, it seemed as if hundreds of people stretched from the school’s brick walls to the chain-link fence that surrounded the football field.
At first it felt like a typical Friday football night, but then the crowd hushed. The clicking of cleats against concrete grew steadily louder, and the Bedford football team began to file toward the stadium.
Colton Durbin’s family led the Kicking Mules onto the sanctuary of the lit playing field, a day after the youth died from injuries suffered in a car accident. READ MORE
PHOTO GALLERY: Mules honor Durbin in 49-0 win