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I-Team Gets Answers: The old Libbey High School property  13abc Action News

What's next for the old Libbey High School property? The I-Team gets the answers.



Demolition of Libbey High School finally begins  WTOL.com

Monday officially marked the beginning of the end for Libbey High School. Some neighbors looked on and took photos as the building started to come down.



Wil Haygood chronicles triumph amid turmoil at an Ohio high school  Toledo Blade

The year was 1968. The assassinations of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy led to riots in an already divided country. Yet, during a time of ...



Toledo native William Buford to play in The Basketball Tournament  Toledo Blade

COLUMBUS — William Buford will return to the The Basketball Tournament as part of the Ohio State alumni team. The Toledo native and Libbey High School ...



Reunion keeps Libbey school spirit alive  Toledo Blade

For the Cowboys, it had been a historic fortress of royal blue and gold. Built in 1923, Libbey High School had a rich history, but in 2010, its walls were ...



Zeb Jackson is Toledo's next great player  Toledo Blade

Please excuse Zeb Jackson's modesty. This summer between his sophomore and junior years of high school has been, as usual, filled with Amateur Athletic ...



Digitizing Toledo schools yearbooks saves school traditions  Toledo Blade

Nostalgia is now just a click away thanks to an ongoing effort to digitize local high school yearbooks and post them online. The Toledo-Lucas County ...



MLK Basketball Classic has produced great memories and community support  Toledo Blade

Former Libbey High School basketball coach Leroy Bates, former Scott coach Ben Williams, and former Blade sports writer Clyde Hughes wanted to do ...



This week in Toledo sports history: Jim Jackson, Hall of Famer  Toledo Blade

This week in Blade sports 10, 20, and 30 years ago,the Mud Hens were short on players going into Labor Day, though two players had a darn good reason, and ...



Larry Cook to be inducted into OIAAA Hall of Fame  Sandusky Register

Larry Cook will be honored Monday in Columbus. The retired teacher, coach and athletic director has been chosen to join an elite group of members of the Ohio ...



Facing demolition, old Libbey school is back up for sale  Toledo Blade

The Toledo Public School district plans to put the shuttered Libbey High School up for auction, the latest attempt to find an alternative use for a ...



Toledo celebrates Rogers girls basketball state champions  Toledo Blade

The whooping cheers, celebratory signs, and ample crowd Saturday made one thing clear: Toledo loves its championship-winning Lady Rams. Rogers High ...



'Tigerland' author speaks in Toledo  Toledo Blade

Wil Haygood did what he's been known to do for 30 years Thursday night at Bowsher High School in front of nearly 200 people: He told a story. And that ...



William Benson | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

(Arthur) William (Bill) Benson, age 86, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, died Sunday, December 30, 2018.



I-Team Gets Answers: Are dogs allowed at Maumee Bay State Park off-leash  13abc Action News

TOLEDO (13abc Action News) - The rules recently changed and it left many confused. Now the I-Team gets you answers. Will dogs be allowed to go off leash at ...



Edwin L. Nazar (1928-2018) Rubber firm heir's creativity led to invention  Toledo Blade

Edwin L. Nazar, who, as he ran the manufacturing firm his father started, combined creativity with discipline gained from a military academy education and ...



Anthony Brown gets his wish: A pro basketball contract  Toledo Blade

Even for the people closest to Anthony Brown, the past year has been downright unbelievable. For years, there has been buzz in the Toledo basketball scene ...



Longtime Common Pleas Court Judge Charles Doneghy has died  Toledo Blade

Charles Doneghy, who spent 32 years as a judge in Lucas County Common Pleas Court and Toledo Municipal Court, died Tuesday. He was 80. The Ottawa ...



Buford is living his dream as pro basketball player  Toledo Blade

Part of a series on nine local athletes being inducted into the African American Legacy Project's Sports Legends Hall of Fame. William Buford has always ...



Libbey site sought for sports complex  Toledo Blade

A community group led by a former Libbey High School star athlete wants to turn the vacant site where the school stood into a sports complex. The Toledo ...



local/2017/04/11/Toledo-Main-Library-to-mark-birth-of-glass-pioneer-Edward-Drummond-Libbey/stories/20170410251 /  Toledo Blade

A celebration to mark the first Edward Drummond Libbey Day will take place Monday at the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library's downtown site. The event to ...



Our Towns Calendar: 10/8  Toledo Blade

Bowling Green ○ Tea Series at the Wood County Historical Center and Museum, 13660 County Home Rd., 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Topic: Evening Tea “The Show ...



Edward A. 'Eddie' Auerbach (1930-2018)  Toledo Blade

Edward A. “Eddie” Auerbach, a Korean War veteran who was awarded four Bronze Stars for his Army *service*, died Saturday at the home of his “honorary niece” .



Heads or tails, Ohio State or Michigan? Jerry Krall let the coin decide  Toledo Blade

Waiting at the front door of his tidy Rossford ranch the other morning, Jerry Krall greeted us with a wave and a pumped fist. “Go Blue!” he shouted. Then ...



The preacher and the physician | Toledo Blade  Toledo Blade

This is a tale of two Toledo heroes, and healers — Chet Trail and Pam Oatis. The Rev. Chet Trail, now Bishop Chet Trail, is known to most Toledoans as an ...



Constance Rombach  Sentinel-Tribune

Constance "Connie" Rombach, age 75, died on Aug. 30, 2017.



Africentric Coach Proclaims Respect For Doug Krauss  Archbold Buckeye

Jeron Williams protects the ball from Africentric's James Hodge in the Division III regional final.– photo by Mario Gomez Michael Bates, Columbus Africentric ...



Kenneth Gallock (1936-2018)  Toledo Blade

Kenneth Gallock, a longtime salesman as his father had been for the Mellocraft Co., the Toledo-founded distributor of cleaning supplies, and a University ...



Mary Gregory (1930-2018)  Toledo Blade

Mary Gregory, a pioneer in nursing who was a leader in public health outreach to underserved communities, died April 2 in the Portland, Ore., home of her ...



Buford to start pro career in Spain  Toledo Blade

William Buford will begin his professional basketball career overseas. The former Libbey and Ohio State star will play this season in Santiago, Spain for ...



Former WTOL Sports Director Orris Tabner dies at age 83  WTOL.com

Orris Tabner was the Sports Director at WTOL for nearly 40 years, from 1959 until his retirement in 1996. He passed away Dec. 1 at the age of 83.



As UConn Plays On, Prized Recruit Nate Miles Flounders  New York Times

A former Connecticut recruit, Nate Miles is a stark reminder of what many regard as the cynical and broken system of college recruiting.



Paul L. 'Butch' Wilson [1941-2014]; Bookmaker tied to local politicians  Toledo Blade

PORT SAINT LUCIE, Fla. — Paul L. “Butch” Wilson, a South Toledo bar owner and bookmaker who befriended politicians and public employees before his flight ...



On behalf of 'Big Daddy,' $2500 raised for Alzheimers  Press Publications Inc.

His family and friends lost a hero when James E. “Big Daddy” Derr passed away on February 5, 2002, after battling a combination of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, ...



Danuta "Donna" Lange (1940-2017)  Toledo Blade

Danuta “Donna” Teresa Lange, who along with her husband, Walt, co-owned an award-winning Fulton County tree farm lauded by the state of Ohio as a model ...



Howard 'Skip' Hilfinger III (1931-2017)  Toledo Blade

Howard “Skip” Hilfinger III, of Sylvania, who co-owned a chrome-plating business, died Wednesday at the Ebeid Hospice Residence. He was 86 and died of ...



Gardens among projects proposed by city officials for use at former school sites  Toledo Blade

Vacant lots where schools once stood now dot Toledo neighborhoods. There's the former Fulton Academy site in Old Towne, the Nathan Hale Elementary spot ...



8 African-Americans honored for efforts  Toledo Blade

Sara Taite-Trail, a freshman at St. Ursula Academy, stared in amazement at the collection of mementos and a collage of photos of African-Americans, most of ...



Massive 'Building for Success'program gets mixed reviews  Toledo Blade

So big was the project, so vast its purported benefits to the city and its schools, and yet it barely passed. Toledo Public Schools broke ground a decade ...



Elizabeth 'Betty' Nesper  Sentinel-Tribune

Elizabeth "Betty" G. (Holtgrieve) Nesper, 85, of Perrysburg, Ohio died Friday, October 23, 2015.



Nathan Hale elementary to be razed by year's end  Toledo Blade

The former Nathan Hale Elementary school has rejoined the demolition list after a last-ditch effort to reuse the building failed. The school -- shuttered ...



Herral Long; 1929-2014: Photographer known for his art  Toledo Blade

Herral Long, an award-winning photojournalist who captured news events with artistry during a Blade career that spanned the second half of the 20th century ...



William Niehous; 1931-2013: Abducted OI exec inspired  Toledo Blade

William Niehous, an Owens-Illinois Inc. executive whose kidnapping and nearly 3½-year captivity by Venezuelan guerrillas made international news and whose ...



Old post office could be razed by end of year  Toledo Blade

The fate of Toledo's historic former post office building is in limbo. The Jefferson Center at 13th Street and Madison Avenue, which was once Toledo's ...



Thomas C. Biebesheimer (1926-2018)  Toledo Blade

Thomas C. Biebesheimer, a civil engineer whose notable projects included an extension of Alexis Road in the late 1960s and early 1970s, died Jan. 19 in ...



Pastor takes long road home for retirement  Toledo Blade

A racial injustice 55 years ago still makes the Rev. George Thomas grieve. In December, 1960, he and his close friend, the Rev. George Williams, were driving in ...



Norfolk Southern railroad eyes demolition of Sumner Street bridge  Toledo Blade

The Norfolk Southern railroad has formally asked Toledo officials for permission to tear down a bridge over its tracks near downtown Toledo that once was ...



Preservation of Jefferson Center gains ground  Toledo Blade

As long as the full Toledo Board of Education approves, the historic Jefferson Center — the former Central Post Office — will not come tumbling down. At a ...



John W. Potter, 1918-2013: Former Toledo mayor initiated downtown development  Toledo Blade

Retired U.S. District Judge John W. Potter, who died Thursday in Toledo Hospital at age 94, presided as Toledo's mayor during a time when the city's ...



Toledoan cast in L.A. revival of 'Zoot Suit'  Toledo Blade

Matias Ponce, born and raised in Toledo's South End, is on his way to building his acting career in Los Angeles. Ponce is appearing in the Los Angeles revival ...



At 79, social activist still making a difference  Toledo Blade

If it looks as though Barbara Eikost is “all over the place,” as it were, your eyes are not fooling you. One day you might see Mrs. Eikost talking with volunteers at ...



J. Ronald Bowman (1930-2017): Judge worked to bring attention to Korean War  Toledo Blade

J. Ronald Bowman, a retired judge of Lucas County Common Pleas Court and a retired Army National Guard major general, who as a Korean War combat ...



Orris Tabner (1932-2015): Area broadcaster known for folksy delivery of sports  Toledo Blade

Orris Tabner, who was welcomed into Toledo homes twice nightly for decades over WTOL-TV, Channel 11, and delivered sports news with authoritative ease, ...



Port Clinton's kids speak to all of us  Toledo Blade

Sixty years ago, Robert Putnam earned spending money as a paperboy for The Blade in Port Clinton. Today, he is one of the best-regarded political ...



Clay goes for 3-peat  Toledo Blade

After running the table in City League play en route to softball titles the last two years, Clay saw its streak of 26 consecutive wins in CL play and ...



Karl W. Wolfert; 1931-2014: Retired butcher served generations of customers  Toledo Blade

Karl W. Wolfert, 82, a butcher, grocer, and sausagemaker who, like his father, offered generations of customers *fresh*-cut meat, personal *service*, and ...



Dennis J.A. Haas (1940-2016): Haas Bakery owner started out at Wixey  Toledo Blade

Dennis J.A. Haas, who applied business discipline to the bakeries he owned, first in downtown Toledo and, since the late 1980s, his shop in Oregon, died ...



2 die in South Toledo apartment fire  Toledo Blade

EDITOR'S NOTE: This version corrects the name of Miracle Riley as who alerted an upstairs neighbor. Dressed in her pajamas, standing on the stoop of the ...



5th suspect sought in slaying /  Toledo Blade

The last suspect in a band of five, all charged with some role in the robbery and shooting death of a local gym owner, continues to elude Toledo police. ...



Gaston commits to New Hampshire  Toledo Blade

Ariel Gaston, a senior point guard who helped seventh-ranked Start (23-3) win the City League girls basketball championship and reach the Division I state ...



Holiday parade downtown makes everyone recapture childlike spirit  Toledo Blade

Kaleb Evans eased his way up to the side of the road and enthusiastically high-fived several members of a local marching band. As parade clowns and ...



Collard greens aren't just for Southern cuisine  Toledo Blade

Have you ever tried collard greens for dinner? “Some people might think it is a weed,” said Glenn Stubblefield of Toledo. “But collard greens have been on ...



Oh, say — can you sing all of the words to the Star-Spangled Banner?  Toledo Blade

Oh, say, can you see, by the dawn's early light ... Surely, you recognize the opening line to a poem penned 200 years ago today. The tough question: Can you ...



Jehovah's Witnesses set Spanish-language session  Toledo Blade

¿Que es el Reino de Dios? Jehovah's Witnesses are asking that question (translation: “What is the Kingdom of God?”) when inviting people to a ...



local/police-fire/2013/08/05/Feds-claim-executrix-drew-up-fake-will-to-steal-fortune/stories/20130802183 /  Toledo Blade

To put it politely, Martin Fewlas was frugal. Friends and relatives said that Mr. Fewlas was a shrewd investor and collector who had an eye for a good ...



It was 40 years ago that the Cleveland Cavaliers prepared for their first NBA draft  Plain Dealer

It was 40 years ago when the freshly minted Cavaliers were busy plotting not one draft, but two in order to fill out their expansion roster.



Clay seen as City League favorite  Toledo Blade

Pitching, defense and timely hitting are the elements trio most baseball coaches see are necessities for diamond success, and Clay looks to be very strong ...



Stop Pretending to Be Offended by Everything - Reason.com  Reason

Fortune Live Media/FlickrLena Dunham received plenty of criticism for her insufferable New Yorker piece titled "Dog or Jewish Boyfriend? A Quiz." In it, the ...



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