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.
It was really great to see Seymour Rothman, who spent 53 years at the Blade and died in June, 2013, pop up in the paper in 2011 and 2012.
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.
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.
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.
Insurance man John L. Parker was murdered at the Sylvania Golf Club’s 15th tee in 1933. The killer was eventually caught, but not after a bizarre turn of events.