TOLEDO, Ohio — Saturday evening, a screening of the film “We Are The Troopers” was held at the Valentine Theater in downtown Toledo. The film follows the story of the legendary Toledo Troopers, a professional women’s football team that ran from the early 70s to late 70s. The team broke gender barriers by breaking records, while also instilling pride in the community.
I spoke to one of the troopers, Linda Jefferson, to learn more about the impact the team hopes to make through this new documentary film.
“If you really wanna do something, do it. Don’t let nobody put you…
TOLEDO, Ohio — Sunday, the annual Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure will be held in downtown Toledo. The run and walk steps off at 9:30.
This year, the Findlay race is going virtual, although the Northwest Ohio chapter of Komen encourages Findlay participants to make their way up north for the Toledo race.
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TOLEDO, Ohio — Many Americans partake in occupational therapy to help in their everyday lives, and the result is often positive. So what about occupational therapy for kids?
A local woman has started her own occupational therapy practice, which she says can help your child succeed in school, life and play.
“Right now, we have some practices within the Toledo area that offer OT, but they all have huge wait lists. So, I just saw that there were so many kids that need services and not enough providers. …
TOLEDO, Ohio — The University of Toledo’s research enterprise is growing as research dollars for the 2021 fiscal year will total more than $65 million, an 18.3% increase in one year and 70% higher than research awards five years ago.
The UToledo College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics saw the steepest increase, with its researchers earning $24.2 million in research funding, up 18% compared to fiscal year 2020 and up 52.8% compared to fiscal year 2019.
This all comes as the university’s water task force will provide local, state and federal officials with an update on its water quality and human health research during a special meeting from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, in Nitschke Hall Room 1027.
TOLEDO, Ohio — During the week of September 5th, the most recent COVID reporting week, 230 Ohioans 39 and younger were admitted to the hospital for COVID, which is the highest number of admissions in this age group since the start of the pandemic, according to Governor Mike DeWine.
This comes as on Monday, Pfizer announced its COVID-19 vaccine is effective in kids ages 5 to 11. The data was eagerly anticipated by both health experts and parents concerned about their child’s safety in the classroom. …
TOLEDO, Ohio — Just yesterday, Pfizer announced its COVID-19 vaccine is effective in kids ages 5 to 11. This data was very much anticipated by health experts and worried parents. The dosage for the 5 to 11 age group is lower than the dosage for adults, but is just as effective, according to Pfizer’s early data.
“They actually decreased the dose to about a third of what they’re using the older age groups. But despite the smaller dose, in the smaller children, it actually showed to be as vigorous as the other data we had for older age groups. So…
TOLEDO, Ohio — Gabby Petito went missing while on a cross country road trip with her fiancé, Brian Laundrie. Now, both Petito and Laundrie are missing, according to authorities.
The couple’s trip came to an abrupt end in Moab City, Utah, where they were stopped by authorities after a physical altercation. They were ordered to separate for the night to calm tension.
It’s widely reported that Petito’s last known whereabouts were in Grand Teton, Wyoming on August 25, heading towards Yellowstone National Park. …
TOLEDO, Ohio — On this week’s edition of Community Focus, I went one-on-one with Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz on his primary election victory, as well as Kapszukiewicz’s expectations for the November general election. The incumbent says he takes pride in the fact his campaign didn’t run any advertisements or send out mail to voters. That, he says, is proof Toledoans are confident in the current administration’s ability to carry out the will of the voters.
“It’s very humbling. I mean, it’s always humbling to win an election. In this case, to come in first. …
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — Friday evening, Bowling Green State University alumnus, and former Toledo news anchor, Leon Bibb, was honored at his alma mater.
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Bibb, the first Black prime time news anchor in the state of Ohio, is currently an anchor at the NBC affiliate in Cleveland, after working at the ABC affiliate in the same city for over a decade.
The legendary news anchor says it’s great to be back in Bowling Green, this time, to be welcomed into the university’s Academy of Distinguished Alumni, alongside two other honorees.
“It’s always good to be in…
TOLEDO, Ohio — The next week will be one of dodging orange barrels throughout Northwest Ohio, so here’s what you can expect.
The following restrictions will be in place nightly, Monday-Friday…