Now closed, the Westwood Art Theater was a West Toledo landmark for all the wrong reasons.
J. Edgar Hoover himself came to Toledo to arrest Alvin Karpis confederate Harry Campbell.
Ten people, eight of them children, died in a July, 1963 accident southeast of Genoa on Woodville Road.
For a few days in June, 1985, Spencer Township was firmly in the national media spotlight as the Lucas County Sheriff’s Department conducted a large-scale dig for evidence of a Satanic cult.
A mere three months after crossing the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was still a hero to the entire nation. One August afternoon, Lindbergh flew over downtown Toledo and dropped off a message.
Swimming in the Maumee River was but a minor chapter in the civic career of Ned Skeldon.
Harold Brandman, a 23-year-old copy clerk for The Blade, was stopped at Logan Street and the Anthony Wayne Trail on a Saturday morning, June 10, 1961, when he heard a loud scraping sound.