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Jason Robertson (Sylvania Area Family Services), Nicole Fritz (Flower Hospital) and Crystal. (L-R)

Sylvania Domestic Violence Task Force

Domestic Violence is a growing public health problem. Sylvania DV Task Force was at the Tam-O-Shanter Sylvania Showcase Business Expo on Saturday, March 22, creating awareness about domestic violence in our community.


Lily, the beagle mutt, refuses to let snow stop her from her favorite game of playing with a tennis ball.

Lily and a tennis ball

There's a tennis ball in Lily's mouth. Photo was taken March 12 in Sylvania.


West Side Montessori Power of the Pen team -- Front row, from left: Rachel Gorman, Kathryn Rex (Perrysburg), Zaynab Lazreq, Hanna Ahmad, Sean Fernandez, Benjamin Theis. Back row, from left: Parker Caesar, Maddy Vesoulis, Claire Kohler, Libby Stupica, CJ Leonard, Michael Theis, and Wyatt Reynolds.

West Side Montessori wins Power of the Pen

West Side Montessori had middle school teams take first place in the Power of the Pen regional competition March 13 at Lourdes University and its students had a combined score that gave the school the highest point award. The winners advance to the state competition May 22-23.


Ladies telling about themselves and sharing what inspires them. Some of the ladies in the photo are Teresa Lopez, Patricia Rickey, Karen Doncoes, Paula Hershman, Jesse, Nicole Fritz (R-L).

International Women's Day at Herbally Radiant

Toledo area International Women's Day was celebrated on March 8 at Herbally Radiant to inspire girls, teenagers, ladies and enable them to empower themselves. A group of Girl Scout girls played a game about various forms of beauty and how it all depended on where you live. As one of the girls put it, "All women are beautiful." Paula Hershman from Storehouse Tea Co. of Chagrin Falls, Ohio urged women to believe in themselves and talked about her firm's partnership with Destiny Rescue, an organization that rescues children from human trafficking. Both Herbally Radiant and Storehouse Tea Co. are women owned businesses.


McCord Junior High takes 4th at Science Olympiad

McCord Junior High placed 4th out of 19 schools in their first Science Olympiad tournament. The McCord team took part in the Science Olympiad regional competition held at Defiance College on March 1. Coached by McCord science teacher, Janelle Low, the team of 16 students earned 13 medals in 23 events including meteorology, solar system, simple machines, entomology and more. On April 26, the team will compete in the Science Olympiad state competition to be held on the Ohio State University campus. Pictured are Patrick Andres, Kat Arndt, Erika Chen, Connor Cytlak, Sydnie Davis, A.J. Federman, Kaushy Gera, Nipun Jayatissa, Kiran Kodali, Rachel Kujawa, Edward Lui, Abby Mills, Erin O’Donnell, Maxwell Qian, Paul Thomas and Zach Turner


Katelyn Mckown, Sylvania Northview High School junior.

Northview gymnast heads to state

Katelyn Mckown, Northview junior, qualified for State Gymnastics competition as an individual in both floor and beam. She will be competing in the OHSAA Gymnastics state meet on March 1. Southview’s Kendall Fitchpatrick will also be attending the State competition as an alternate in vault. District competition for the 20 teams in the Northeast Region was held on February 21 at Bowling Green State University. The OHSAA Gymnastics State Meet takes place next weekend; Team competition will take place on Friday, February 28 and individual competition will be on Saturday, March 1.