Toledo Native In Olympics + Body In Hospital Pond + COVID Spike

Get up and shine, Toledo! It’s Wednesday so let’s start with everything you need to know about what’s happening in town today.

First the weather today: Humid and partly cloudy all day. High: 88 Low: 73.

Here are the top stories in Toledo today:

  1. Oshae Jones from Toledo is about her first match as a member of the US boxing team in a Competition Olympic Games in Tokyo. Jones won with a 3-2 decision, outperforming her opponent with 143-142 and is the first female boxer out Ohio who represent USA. (13abc action news)
  2. ON 93 year old woman was driven from her homeland North Toledo after a empty house fire distribute on neighboring properties. The fire occurred in the 3000 block of Chase St. near New York. The woman initially refused to leave her 60-year-old home and had to be rescued by Toledo Police. (WTOL)
  3. ON catalyst was stolen from an activity bus to the Glendale assisted living facility for the second time in less than a year. The vehicle is used to transport residents in a variety of settings, from medical appointments to group outings, and has essentially left them stranded in the facility pending repairs. (WNWO NBC 24)
  4. Emergency doctors in Toledo log in Increase in COVID Patients; almost all not vaccinated. Only about 48% of Lucas County is vaccinated and there is concern that children may be affected as they are not eligible for the vaccine. (13abc action news)
  5. A man’s corpse was found in the pond. found ProMedica Flower Hospital on Monday afternoon. That Sylvania Fire Department was there because the body was discovered by an employee at around 2:45 p.m. The person was identified as a 26-year-old Adam Robinsonwho was apparently homeless. Foul play is currently not suspected. (WTOL)

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Today in Toledo

  • Toledo moorhens vs. Omaha (7:05 p.m.)
  • Coffee connections, Rust belt coffee (7:30 AM)
  • Music at the fountain in Levis Commons (11:30 AM)
  • Westgate Farmers Market (3 PM)
  • Bowling Green Farmers Market (4 p.m.)
  • Let’s talk about outdoor grooming and adoption, South Library, Broadway Street (4 p.m.)
  • Sunset serenades at Olander Park (6 p.m.)
  • Brick & grill, CycleWerks (6:30 PM)
  • Open air tango class, Wildwood Preserve Metropark (19:30 o’clock)
  • Metroparks after dark: night paddling, Metropark Wiregrass (9 p.m.)

Toledo patch notebook

  • Lourdes Baseball player teach elementary school students in annual camp (WNWO NBC 24)
  • Toledo woman accused of stabbing her son, then himself (WNWO NBC 24)
  • The man behind it Georgjz419 (Toledo city paper)
  • Action to reduce gun violence set for this weekend in Toledo (13abc action news)
  • “Trash Trapper” to try out and keep Lake Erie clean (Toledo City Paper)
  • Quarry dormitory Interpretation center opening on Saturday – BG Independent News (
  • Benefits of the over the edge abseiling event The victory center (WTOL)
  • United Way of Greater Toledo: “Our partners at Toledo boys and girls clubs, need volunteers from Thursday, August 12th. – Sunday, August 15th, to visit her Barefoot at the beach event“(Facebook)

You’re officially up to date for today. I’ll be back in your inbox tomorrow with your next update! If you enjoy these newsletters, consider bringing some of your friends and neighbors on board. You can send them this link to subscribe.

Brad King

About Me: I was a native of Northwest Ohio and a graduate of the University of Toledo (Go Rockets!). I’m old enough to remember when the Mud Hens were playing in Maumee. The Glass City has seen an amazing revitalization and I am very excited to share every update with you!

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