Toledo metropolitan area

Carol Contrada files paperwork for commissioner

Sylvania Township Trustee Carol Contrada filed petitions today as a Democratic candidate for Lucas County Commissioner.

Mrs. Contrada cited three reasons for her decision:

Will blacks destroy Franklin Park?

Will blacks destroy Franklin Park?

Scuffles at Westfield Franklin Park Mall result in arrest of 6 teenagers

Toledo police arrested at least six teenagers Saturday night at Westfield Franklin Park after responding to reports of fights erupting throughout the mall.

If this proposed income tax increase passes my company is moving out of Toledo

I can't say who but it is a major employer in Downtown Toledo. This is so sad. I remember back in the 50's when downtown was booming. But times change and I agree with management it is time to make the move.

Metro Toledo buyers are loyal to Detroit 3

Brands snag 61% market share for '09, led by Ford

By LARRY P. VELLEQUETTE
BLADE BUSINESS WRITER
http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100202/BUSINESS0...
Metro Toledo may have a lot of attributes ascribed to it, but when it comes to buying automobiles, one stands out: loyalty.

The three domestic automakers — Chrysler Group LLC, General Motors Co., and Ford Motor Co. — made 61 percent of the vehicles sold locally last year. Nationally, the three domestic automakers captured only 45 percent of the 10.4 million vehicles sold in 2009
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El Tiempo: Year-End Numbers Show Toledo’s Economy In A Deepening Crisis

Toledo’s economy continues to struggle mightily, based on year-end numbers released by agencies that assist the unemployed and working poor. But officials on the front lines of the fight against poverty say many families are giving up hope and struggling even more as a result.

Lucas County Job and Family Services (JFS) provided food stamps for more than 87,000 people in 2009, a 16 percent jump in the number of clients compared with 2008. The number of people on Ohio Works First cash assistance also jumped by more than 11 percent in 2009.

Lynn B. Jacobs and the Rev. Martin Otto Zimmann join Lucas County Children Services Board

NEW MEMBERS NAMED TO LCCS BOARD

Lynn B. Jacobs and the Rev. Martin Otto Zimmann join Lucas County
Children Services Board

(TOLEDO, OH — January 26, 2010) The Lucas County Commissioners have
appointed Lynn B. Jacobs and the Rev. Martin Otto Zimmann to the Lucas
County Children Services (LCCS) Board of Trustees.

Ms. Jacobs is retired from the Lucas County Prosecutor’s Office Civil
and Juvenile Division, where she served as an assistant prosecutor. She
is a member of the Toledo Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar
Association, and is a past-president of the Toledo Women’s Bar

City Councilman Tom Waniewski's Newsletter jan 10

Computer Aided Dispatch

Taylor KIA and The Appliance Center of Maumee team up to advertise on Local Radio

Recently listening to 105 FM Toledo radio I caught 3 hours on a Saturday of Taylor KIA and The Appliance Center of Maumee on a mutual promotion together. Immediately I thought of all the people I know who buy from the Appliance Center. Most of these people look to buy local and many are union auto workers who could easily buy from the big box Best Buy.So why is the Appliance Center of Maumee promoting foreign KIA cars that employ minimal people in Toledo? Does the owner know loyalty starts at home?

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