Home to several landmark Toledo businesses in its 50-year heyday, The Colony Shopping Center was also know to catch on fire – a lot. Finally in 2013, what was left of The Colony was torn down.
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.
When: July 4, 1969
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.
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.
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.