The king of tornadoes in the Toledo area will likely always be Palm Sunday, 1965, but it wasn’t the first destructive tornado in the area.
Tough to imagine now, but for a brief time in the mid-1950s, Sylvania’s school district found themselves strapped for operating expenses.
Hey, who wouldn’t be? But when police did nothing, residents turned to a Lucas County Probate Court judge to help break up the orgies – or more accurately, drinking parties – in Harbor View.
In the 1920s, the Sylvania village mayor’s court became a hub of enforcement of the Volstead Act.
As outsiders looking in, we were always sold on Ottawa Hills. At its birth in 1915, Ottawa Hills needed to be sold to Toledo home buyers and newspaper readers.