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Toledo Take Three

WOW...such a short word and seems simple, yet not quite big enough to cover my thoughts right now.

First, l think as a community we should welcome back the students that have started or are starting school. They most likely are entering new classrooms and who can't remember that nervousness in the pit of your stomach when you started school. Who is my teacher? What am I going to wear? Will he/she like me? Maybe the kids won't sit by me at lunch.

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Besides the heat wave; is anyone else ready for school to start? Love my children but I do believe I am ready and very excited for this new school year to start!

I am excited for our community. Through turmoil and chaos we have grown. From my personal experiences in the district, I am so proud that the majority has been able to overlook the ones that have been negative and the ones that do not even participate or live in our district.

Let our children hit the ground running and achieve even higher limits this year!!!!

Side note: how many people have made it to a

Toledo Take Three......

TOLEDO TAKE THREE ...

I am not sure about you, but I am TIRED. Tired of reading self serving bloggers thoughts on this town that they really do not genuinely care about. It is with my heart, a heart that started beating right here in Toledo, that I am writing today.

Over the last week I have had a great opportunity to interact with people in this community and the common thread or census if you will; is that they are tired of reading from certain blogger (s) that write with the intent to self serve.

As I begin, yes another BLOG, I ask what do you want to hear about?

Dump Trump Toledo Protest

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Dump Donald Trump rally protest 7/27/2016 500 Huron St Toledo Ohio.
300+ protesters descend onto Toledo streets with 48 hours notice.


Community-driven radio station to launch July 1 WAKT-FM 106.1

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Community-driven radio station to launch July 1 WAKT-FM 106.1 will feature mostly original, local content
http://www.toledoblade.com/TV-Radio/2016/06/24/Community-driven-radio-st...

"The two Toledoans will be among the first radio hosts on the city’s soon-to-launch low-power FM station, WAKT-FM 106.1. The community-driven station begins broadcasting July 1, said Sean Nestor, the station’s founder and treasurer."

Spectra Energy pipeline (NEXUS Pipeline) explodes burning homes and resident.


Pipeline explosion
Local activists demand reform after Pennsylvania natural gas pipeline explodes
http://www.ohio.com/news/nation/local-activists-demand-reform-after-penn...

WSPD NEEDS A MAKE-OVER

I love local radio. I've always resisted subscribing to services like SiriusXM because I like live local radio--regardless of if I'm home or away.

Lately, I just can't stand listening to the local morning and afternoon shows on WSPD. It reminds me of CKLW's Saturday afternoon garage sale program where people call in and say things like, "I've got a beautiful ceramic Dalmatian that I'll sell for $37."

Waterville Compressor OEPA Hearing March 16, 2016

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The Waterville Ohio EPA Nexus Compressor station Hearing is Wednesday March 16, 2016. Hearing starts at 6PM. Location is the Waterville Primary Community Room, 457 Sycamore Lane, Waterville, Ohio.

Things of note: Area governments have passed over 14 resolutions against the Nexus pipeline. Wood County Commisioners wrote a April 30 ,2015 letter to area politicians complaining of their lack of representation on this Nexus pipeline. http://i454.photobucket.com/albums/qq262/wolfmanwon/Waterville%20Compres...

According to dirtyenergymoney.com since 1999:

Who will you vote for today?

Time for your endorsements - the major players had their say. You have your say.

Vicki Donovan-Lyle campaign finance issues

A citizen emailed me this on Sunday - apparently Vicki has yet to file normal campaign finance reports. (Disclosure - I am not a fan of Vicki and will not be voting for her today nor ever again.)
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As you are aware I had filed a complaint against Kevin Haddad regarding misinformation on his campaign signs.

Vicki Donovan-Lyle appears to be incompetent in various aspects of political life in addition to her inexcusable failure to pay property tax on more than one occasion. I submitted a complaint regarding irregularities in her filings with the Election Commission.

Trump and Finkbeiner are more similar than you think - don't fall for it

I am as shocked as the rest of you on how Donald Trump got to the point he is currently at because I was one of the people thinking he would implode at any time. But the personality he displays and the excusing of his bad behavior has made me uncomfortable. Trump's rise and character traits have some eerie parallels with former Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner.

I am scratching my head about how he got this way, but the similarities between Donald and Carty that are too close for my comfort and I hope that other people see it too.

Spectra Energy Constitution Pipeline steal private property

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Spectra (owners of NEXUS pipeline) Constitution Pipeline in PA
To protect corporate interests of Williams LLC, our tax dollars at work to supply security by US Marshals. The message is don't get in the way of a pipeline pushed through by eminent domain and no signature from the landowners. B Nilson - pix — Bob Nilsson.

Kevin Haddad signs wrongly claim re-election - Haddad says they were vandalized

Tom Troy covers Kevin Haddad's sign debacle where either he forgot to cover up the "re" or it fell off or was pulled off. Tip to any candidate - don't reuse your sign unless you permanently alter them, because it is easy for the sticker to fall off. Kevin has used his signs multiple times and his "Working for you" assumes that he is already "working" therefore, it is not unreasonable for people to look at your sign with suspicion.

http://toledoblade.typepad.com/bladeslices/2016/03/haddad-sign-wrongly-c...

Two Sylvania teens lives change - it is not better in Sylvania

The Toledo Blade is reporting the names of the two teens who are now charged with forcing a developmental child to lick a push pop dipped in a urinal then punching and pushing the kids. Bullying is a common thing in schools, and many are affected by it, but what is so interesting is how much these kids are taught it is wrong during the school year so what makes matters worse is that these kids did it anyway.

Republican convention this past Thursday!

Anyone watch? What a bunch of Jack off's. This is the best entertainment on TV. LOL

GuestZero's last post

I don't do this often, but this time, it is worth it.

It is with great sadness that I have to inform all of you that GuestZero won't be posting here anymore. It is not because of his behavior or language, but I have been told he passed away yesterday. GZ was someone I got to know online and offline, and he was a nice guy and is not as caustic as he appears online. He went out of his way to help the community, even been known to apprehend a robber or two making where ever he lived safer.

Even though he was not as caustic in person, he still believed in everything he posted online. Knowing the full picture of who he was, I always smiled the way he said things. It would be almost in the same way as a comedian would make a point in a sarcastic way; he would make points in his way. He loved the area and loved the schools and wanted to make them better. He did go above and beyond armchair quarterbacking and did things to make the community better in person.

He will be missed on this site and in real life. Thank you for everything you shared with us. :(

If you have a story about GZ either online or offline, feel free to share it.

Vicki Donovan-Lyle, Republican State Rep Candidate, Delinquent On Property Taxes

Vicki Donovan-Lyle, a Sylvania School Board Member, has apparently failed to pay her property taxes on her personal home at 4428 Tamworth Road in Sylvania, Ohio. In December 2015, Vicki Donovan-Lyle announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination to Ohio’s House District #47 to replace term-limited Representative Barbara Sears.

American Petroleum Institute spends millions in Toledo market

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Have you heard or seen that American Petroleum Institute commercial telling you their has to be a balance? API is spending millions in Northwest Ohio media to convince you that fracking is safe. They give an image of an industry that works for the American good. This is false and anyone who has seen what the power of Oil & Gas has done to Eastern Ohio would be shocked. The industry is under attack from landowners across the state and county. The greed supersedes the will of property owners rights. The last three months local media has enjoyed a bonanza in ad revenue from big Oil & Gas.

Amazon pins big hopes on area wind farm

Amazon pins big hopes on area wind farm
Read more at http://www.toledoblade.com/Economy/2016/01/05/Amazon-pins-big-hopes-on-a...

Site to have 48 turbines when it’s running in 2017
Quote from article:
As Amazon.com Inc. moves forward with a billion-dollar project to build a trio of data centers in central Ohio for its web services subsidiary, the online retail giant will simultaneously develop a wind farm in Paulding County to help power them.

Anyone here attend the big party last night in honor of the Hick?

Anyone here attend the the big party that some of the loyal Kool-aid drinkers gave for their
messiah Patrick "too familiar" Hickey" last night at Pat and Dandy's? It was a gala event.
Bumhower was there as well as assistant super Cherie Mourlam.The was a lot of hugging going on in between the tears of joy by his followers. They must of been congratulating him for beating the rap and making fools out of the BOE and the taxpayers. Mourlam, a Hick

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