Swimming in the Maumee River was but a minor chapter in the civic career of Ned Skeldon.
Sure, there’s Jamie Farr and Katie Holmes these days, but back in the old days Toledo produced its fair share of radio stars as well. One of the greatest is Shirley Mitchell.
I’ve mentioned Mitch Woodbury more than once here without going into great detail about who he was, or what he did. So here goes.
Jame Farr, Toledo’s reigning favorite son, was well covered by The Blade in his early years.
Blade reporter John Grigsby had done just about everything at the paper in his 53-year career.