Five things you may have missed: 10-7

Top articles in The Blade from this past weekend

10/7/2013
BLADE STAFF
Donnie Jenei and Vicki Price of Stow, Ohio, dance on the bow of Mr. Jenei's boat as they celebrate a friend's bachelorette party. Mr. Jenei has been coming to Put-in-Bay for more than 30 years.
Donnie Jenei and Vicki Price of Stow, Ohio, dance on the bow of Mr. Jenei's boat as they celebrate a friend's bachelorette party. Mr. Jenei has been coming to Put-in-Bay for more than 30 years.

1. Life more than a party at Put-in-Bay

Business owners, village officials, and longtime islanders say visiting vacationers is only a minuscule slice of life on the resort island that started as a farming community more than a century ago and has evolved into a resort town with a thick stretch of bars in the last two decades.

 

 

 

Steve Messenger, Operations and Events Coordinator at Bowling Green State University, right, speaks with BGSU marching band director Carol Hayward and television personality Jerry Anderson before the Falcons' home opener.
Steve Messenger, Operations and Events Coordinator at Bowling Green State University, right, speaks with BGSU marching band director Carol Hayward and television personality Jerry Anderson before the Falcons' home opener.

2. On the Job: BGSU official makes sure game days run smoothly

When it comes to sporting events at Bowling Green State University, Steve Messenger is responsible for everything but the score. Parking, tailgating, visiting team and referee accommodations, equipment setup, and even the fans’ experience — are all in his hands.

 

 

 

3. Tony Packo III bows out of namesake restaurant

Tony Packo III, grandson of the founder of Toledo’s Tony Packo’s restaurants, has left his position within Bennett Management Corp, which acquired the chain in February, 2012.

 

 

 

4. Maumee pastor passionate about fighting racism

The Rev. Tony Scott feels a calling to work for racial reconciliation based on a prophecy he received 15 years ago that was made clear to him after the trial and acquittal of George Zimmerman for killing Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. Pastor Scott speaks his prophecy in “G-Race,” a series of sermons about racial reconciliation that he started preaching Sept. 21 at The Church on Strayer.

 

 

 

5. Prep football Week 6: Thunder, lightning in the sky and on the ground as teams make their mark

Among this weekend's games a determined Perrysburg Yellow Jackets team, led by junior quarterback Gus Dimmerling and company, rallied for a 16-13 victory over preseason favorite Southview in a classic Northern Lakes League battle. Dimmerling led Perrysburg to 16 unanswered points in the second half.