Town Hall meetings scheduled to discuss the 3/4% income tax renewal in Toledo

August 31 - District 5 - Sanger Branch Library - 6 p.m.

Sept. 14 - District 1 - Kahle Senior Center - 6 p.m.

Sept. 20 - District 6 - Regina Coeli - 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 5 - District 4 - (1415 Jefferson) Nexus - 6 p.m.

Oct. 12 - District 3 - East Toledo Family Center - 6 p.m.

Oct. 12 - District 2 - Bowsher High School - 6 p.m.

Children Services hosts back-to-school drive

Lucas County Children Services (LCCS) is asking members of the community to donate school  supplies for children in need.

Donations can be dropped off at Lucas County Children Services, 705 Adams St. (between Erie and Ontario Streets), downtown Toledo.

Find Your Getaway with the 2016 Ohio Travel Guide

The 2016 Ohio Travel Guide and Spring/Summer Ohio Calendar of Events are available in print, free of charge, by visiting or calling 1-800-BUCKEYE. The digital edition of the guide (including the calendar) is available for download from

Be a foster parent

Are you someone who loves kids and wants to make a difference in a child’s life? If so, consider becoming a foster parent through Lucas County Children Services (LCCS).  LCCS needs all kinds of individuals to care for all kinds of children, but has a particular need right now for families able to care for groups of brothers and sisters, and for caregivers experienced in working with children with developmental and behavioral challenges. To learn more about becoming a foster parent, call LCCS foster care recruiter Celine Woods at 419-213-3336.

Holy Toledo LaughFest set for October

It's no joke, Toledo: get ready to laugh till your sides hurt during the first-ever Holy Toledo LaughFest. The month-long celebration of comedy includes acts at multiple venues across the Glass City.  Check out the new Holy Toledo Laugh Fest website for the full list of festival shows and ticket information.