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  1. Sylvania area crime log 12/23Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Toledo Blade

    Here are the crime reports from Dec. 16 through Dec. 23 from Sylvania and Sylvania Township police departments. Also included are the fire runs from the Sylvania Township Fire Department.

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  2. Man gets 15 years in 1983 slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Toledo Blade

    More than 30 years after a young Whitehouse woman was found with her throat slashed, a former Swanton Township man admitted today that he raped and killed her. Andrew Gustafson, 57, of Birch Run, Mich., pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and rape in the death and sexual assault of Janean Brown, 19, whose body was found Nov. 19, 1983 in a ditch along Whitehouse-Archbold Road, not far from Gustafson's former home.

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  3. Park system looks to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Toledo Blade

    Oak Openings Preserve, the largest parkland in the Metroparks of the Toledo Area system, soon will be expanded by more than 400 acres. The park board last week approved the purchase of 126 acres in the village of Swanton, part of a larger acquisition that will occur next year, metroparks officials said.

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  4. Man killed in truck rollover in Fulton Co.Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Toledo Blade

    A 58-year-old South Carolina man was killed when the tractor-trailer rig he was driving overturned on an Ohio Turnpike exit ramp at State Rt. 66 near this Fulton County community today, closing the entrance ramp at Route 66 for about three hours, authorities said.

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  5. Have yourself a fantasy ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Toledo Blade

    If you can deck the halls with mounds of money, we offer several pricey holiday gift ideas. BLADE PHOTO ILLUSTRATION If you can deck the halls with mounds of money, we offer several pricey holiday gift ideas, straight from the slick pages of the 88th edition of the Legendary Christmas Book presented by Neiman Marcus.

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  6. Oregon man hurt in morning auto accidentRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Toledo Blade

    An Oregon man was hurt when a car he was driving crashed into a tree in Providence Township near Whitehouse early Thursday, authorities said. Mr. Mason was eastbound on Hite Road at Providence-Neapolis-Swanton Road about 1:15 a.m. when his car hit a tree on the east edge of Providence-Neapolis-Swanton, the Ohio Highway Patrol said.

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  7. Cookies have sweet historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Toledo Blade

    Baking cookies was not high on the to-do list because putting in and taking out sheets of cookies would have cooled off the oven too fast, said Gail Richardson, foodways supervisor at Sauder Village in Fulton County, where on a recent morning she was baking in the winter kitchen of the Grime Homestead at the historic village. Cookies, she explained, came about eons ago when bakers would use small clumps of dough to test the temperature of ovens - stoked with coal or firewood.

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  8. Swanton man a Mayflower descendantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    For four decades, Paulette Brewster researched her husband's family ancestry to determine whether he was a descendant of the William Brewster who sailed to the New World aboard the Mayflower. The Swanton resident's effort was rewarded over the weekend with the inductions of her husband, Frank Wayne Brewster, and her nephew, Waterville resident Michael Brewster, into the Toledo Colony of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants.

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  9. Proposal in line with state lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    Wauseon City Council last week passed, with a 5-1 vote, the first reading of an ordinance that would remove an automatic designation of "pit bulls" as vicious. The ordinance must pass two more readings, and, after a mandatory 30-day hold, would not take effect until at least February.

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  10. Football coach led Swanton to 7 titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    David W. Hansbarger, whose football teams in 24 seasons as Swanton High School head coach won seven league titles, died Tuesday in St. Luke's Hospital, Maumee, after a monthlong bout of pneumonia. He was 74. He still attended as many Swanton High home games as his health allowed, said his son, Tom, an Army lieutenant colonel, who played for his father in high school and for Army at West Point.

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  11. Large barn fire reported in Fulton Co.Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    The fire was reported before 2 p.m. at 1120 C.R. S, near N. Fulton-Lucas Road. Initial reports suggest that the barn was fully engulfed in flames.

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  12. A Salute to VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    Giorgio Gikas with the head of the Doughboy. Giorgio Gikas, founder and president of Venus Bronze Works, Inc., Center for Conservation of Detroit, in his studio.

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  13. Swanton's 'Doughboy' on leave for renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    Deep in the back of a warehouse studio in Detroit stands a tarnished statue of a doughboy, a World War I soldier, that since its dedication in Swanton 88 years ago has symbolized the military sacrifices made by the small village. The slightly larger than life-size soldier has suffered dents and other indignities from its public perch at Swanton Memorial Park over those years.

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  14. Dozens double up on salary, pensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    After nearly three decades of working as a deputy, Lynette Russell-Dunbar retired on Feb. 28 from the Lucas County Sheriff's Office. The next day, she was rehired by Sheriff John Tharp, returning to her job as payroll manager in his administration.

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  15. Identity of man struck by SUV on I-475 releasedRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    A Liberty Center, Ohio, man has been identified as the construction worker who was struck by a motorist in an I-475 work zone Friday night, and authorities said his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. The Ohio Highway Patrol said Joshua Benson, 40, an employee of Gerken Paving, was working on a paving project in the freeway's southbound lanes near the Maumee River bridge when he was struck by a sport utility vehicle allegedly driven in a closed lane by Jamie M. Luce, 36, of Swanton about 8:40 p.m. Friday.

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  16. Officials ID construction worker struck on bridgeRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    Authorities today identified Joshua Benson of Liberty Center, Ohio, as the construction worker struck late Friday on the I-475/a U.S. 23 bridge at the Maumee River by a vehicle that fled the scene. Mr. Benson, 40, was taken to University of Toledo Medical Center, the former Medical College of Ohio, with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol.

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  17. Deputies probe robbery of Swanton bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    A lone man robbed the Farmers and Merchants State Bank branch in Swanton of an undisclosed amount of cash today, authorities said. The incident occurred about 1:55 p.m. at 7 Turtle Creek Circle, according to the Lucas County Sheriff's Office.

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  18. Lamp shade wins prevention awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    Emily Finkel won first place and the people's choice award in the sixth annual Art of Prevention contest for 'Tiffany Contraceptive,' a lamp shade made of condoms. Taking first place as well as the people's choice award in what is perhaps the area's quirkiest art contest is Emily Finkel, who made a Tiffany-style lamp shade out of condoms.

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  19. Secor Metropark celebrates remodeling of photo centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    In a display area at the National Center for Nature Photography at Secor Metropark in Sylvania Township, more than 300 submissions for the Photo Arts Club of Toledo's photo contest hang on a wall. The glossies were from a variety of artists.

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  20. Business owner was co-creator of Wauseon RotaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    James E. Zeller, a Wauseon businessman who helped launch the local Rotary Club in the Fulton County seat, died Monday in Heartland of Wauseon. He was 93. His health had slipped within the last month, and he had an infection that went septic, his granddaughter Kelly Stevens said.

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