Brenda Battle-Jordan is the President of the Westwood Heights Board of Education, in doing some of the coverage on the candidates being considered for the Superintendent of Toledo Public Schools, I referenced a quote from Battle-Jordan in relation to one of the lawsuits filed by Dr. Deborah Hunter-Harvill, stating the lawsuit was “frivolous” — [...]
This in via e-mail from Jodie Tienvieri, Communications Manager Greater Toledo Area Chapter of the American Red Cross:
Big Fun Planed on Friday Night for Smoke on the Water Ribs for the Red Cross with Mini Kiss as Headline Entertainment
The third-annual Columbia Gas Smoke on the Water Ribs for the Red Cross is proud to announce [...]
This week’s Toledo Free Press cover story is written by Michael Brooks, it’s a highly recommended read about the City of Toledo and receivership. Just one small part:
While publicly Mayor Mike Bell and his staff discuss the need for budget cuts and tax hikes to solve the city’s budget woes, behind closed doors there [...]
For those of you who love the fun aspect of the Super Bowl commercials, one Web site that promises they will have all of them. Here is another. You can also vote on your favorite commercial.
There has been some attention, as well as a few petitions out there, to try to force CBS to not run an ad during the Super Bowl expected to feature the mother of Tim Tebow, that will reference her claim that she was told to have an abortion in 1987 instead of giving birth to [...]
While I would put Gnarls Barkley’s “Crazy” as one of my favorite songs, I actually play it and sing it often, I admit I was surprised to see it be the number one song of the past decade…
Not surprisingly, there are some reading the Rolling Stone’s 100 Best Songs of the Decade who are really [...]
Appropriate in so many ways…I’ve been having fun playing this game on FaceBook called “Music Challenge” and this song was one of the many, that I’ve come across.
This in via e-mail from the Mayor’s office:
2009 CITY OF TOLEDO LEAF COLLECTION
Due to the late leaf drop this fall, the City of Toledo will begin its formal 2009 Leaf Collection Program on Monday, November 2, and conclude mid December, weather permitting. This schedule is roughly one week later than is typical to [...]
I can imagine what would happen if Monty Python updated this classic skit to meet today’s internet…Something to enjoy on a Friday afternoon.
This was sent to me via e-mail:
Evidently more than one Mayoral candidate was in studio with Andrew Z this morning on Kiss.FM (you can hear that part on the podcast page) and when it was all done, it looked like there was going to be an encounter with WSPD and Ben Konop – [...]
Sent to me via e-mail, the first commercial for this election season by the Retain Phil Copeland on Toledo City Council, Citizens for Copeland:
As the Blade article today, Rolling school reaches out to Toledo area’s migrants, points out, children who are 12 and over can and do work full time in the fields of the United States hand picking crops that we purchase. Their education is interrupted and many times they get far behind because they are [...]
I’ve lost count of the times the question of paid petitioners not being completely honest with people when seeking signatures has come up, especially related to gambling and related to Arno Political Consultants. It should not shock anyone that with the latest effort to get casino legislation before voters it’s happening again, where once [...]
The OEA (Ohio Educational Association) has been running ads on television that suggest/promote supporting Governor Strickland’s educational plan in a manner that would help public schools more than charter schools. The idea of educational choice is one that has been debated here and other places for quite some time.
What’s interesting though is viewing both [...]
I’m sure he’s going to get slammed for this one, but living not that far from Highland Park and not allowing my daughter to go there because the kids (who are not that little) are hanging out there without parental supervision and are fighting as well as causing other problems (think The Suicide Kings Gang) [...]
Long ago in a different life I used to sing, and a few of those close to me have had me actually sing this way to you…Thankfully this was done before YouTube, else one of you would put it out there (lol).
As the story goes, my mother and my father started dating on [...]
We are over due for a YouTube adventure, and my mind turned to horror movies. I debated which one would be my favorite, a classic like Christine:
Or one with some well done special effects like The Haunting: