One of the biggest storms to ever strike Toledo happened on a holiday evening in 1969, and eventually became known as the Ohio Fireworks Derecho.
On the same day in 1972, two Toledo institutions announce plans to close their venerable doors.
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.
Is Tomato Pudding a unique Toledo delicacy? The answer seems to be yes after Mrs. Carrie Wall, above, revealed the dish’s secrets to Blade readers in 1960.
With very little fanfare save a front-page announcement, a thin fourteen-page edition marked the end of the The Toledo News-Bee on August 2, 1938.
From the 40s to the 80s, a golf oasis lived at the corner of Talmadge and Monroe. And I have photos!
What did it take to get Toledo Express Airport built? Figuring out where, mostly: but a big push from big business got that issue settled.