George Floyd Protest, May 30, 2020 – Toledo, Ohio

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George Floyd Protest, May 30, 2020 – Toledo, Ohio

A non-violent protest in memory of Minneapolis police murder victim George Floyd turned ugly Saturday May 30th, 2020 when Toledo Police, in response to plastic bottles being thrown from the crowd of protesters, began firing tear gas and rubber bullets. By the end of the night, there were 10 arrests, and 3 injuries one police officer and two protesters. Please Enjoy our image gallery from the day of the protest. For licensing please contact [email protected] Feel free to repost our social media posts.

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Lucas County Coronavirus Cases 4/22/20

Lucas County Coronavirus Cases 4/22/20

Source: https://lucascountyhealth.com/coronavirusupdates/

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Live: ODOT Camera I-75 North of Buck Rd.

This camera is located at I-75 North of Buck Rd. in Rossford, Ohio. Refresh the page to see the most recent image. The feed refreshes in 5 second intervals.

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Lucas County COVID-19 Numbers April 12, 2020 – Easter Day

Lucas County COVID-19 Numbers April 12, 2020  – Easter Day

Total cases: 508 Total Deaths: 22 Males: 238 Females: 270 Age range: 3 – 98 Source: https://lucascountyhealth.com/coronavirusupdates/

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Biggest Week in American Birding 2020 – Cancelled

Biggest Week in American Birding 2020 – Cancelled

The Biggest Week in American Birding Festival that was scheduled to take place May 7 – 16, 2020 has been cancelled due to Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s order to self quarantine to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). According to the event website, refunds will be processed automatically without any action necessary from the purchaser. Source: https://www.biggestweekinamericanbirding.com/ To those thinking about visiting the park despite the festivals closure please note that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has closed the Magee Marsh Wildlife Area. Source: http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/mageemarsh

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Lucas County Residents Following Self-Quarantine Orders According to Google Cell Phone Data

Lucas County, Ohio,  mobility usage is down by 52% compared to the pre-COVID-19 baseline.  This  means  that  Lucas  County  residents  are generally doing a good job of following Gov. Mike DeWine’s self-quarantine orders. Source: https://www.gstatic.com/covid19/mobility/2020-03-29_US_Ohio_Mobility_Report_en.pdf

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The Toledoan’s Creed

Source: Public Service Magazine (1912)

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Toledo City Administration is wrong on lunch time parking meters

The City of Toledo is considering eliminating free lunch time parking downtown. Currently parking is free downtown from 11AM to 2PM. The city administration commissioned a traffic study by a company who designs and builds parking structures which is an obvious conflict of interest. Of course people who are in the business of designing and building paid parking facilities will advocate against free parking. Secondly, we are already paying for the streets and by extension the parking spaces through our tax dollars. This would be yet another tax on something that we are already being taxed to pay for.  Something

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