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Toledo Zoo Introduces New Baby Orangutan!

The Toledo Zoo is celebrating a baby orangutan, Fajar, who arrived on October 12, 2019. It has been a long road for the baby, whose name (appropriately) means “start of a new day.” He was diagnosed shortly after birth with umbilicus when zoo staff members noticed his placenta was still attached. In order to treat

Sylvania Schools Selects New Superintendent

After an extensive months-long search, Sylvania Schools Board of Education has selected Dr. Veronica Motley to lead the district as its next superintendent. The former Assistant Superintendent of South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools, Motley brings three decades of educational experience to the job. Starting as a math teacher with Akron Public Schools, Motley has experience as

Child welfare agencies call for emergency relief

The Children’s Defense Fund (Ohio) has joined other child advocacy organizations nationwide, requesting that Congress provide extra assistance in the next COVID-19 relief package. The CDFO and other groups drafted a letter that points out a likely increase in child welfare referrals due to abuse and neglect as states begin to reopen. The surge is

Ottawa Hills High School No. 1 in Ohio

Ottawa Hills High School is now the No. 1 high school in Ohio, according to the recently released annual U.S. News & World Report rankings. The survey places the school as the 92nd best high school in the United States, out of nearly 18,000 ranked, up from last year when Ottawa Hills High School was

The Arts Commission Announces High School Award Winners

The Arts Commission and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur announced the award winners from the 37th Annual Ninth Congressional District Invitational Art Exhibition. The first place winner was “Blue Moon” by Collette Jarrell, second place was awarded to “Just A Thought” by Mikayla Alvarez and third place went to “Search for Implication at Dusk” by Caiden Lambert-Lyons.


Family Favorites is one of our most read features every year — and for good reason. Thousands of Toledo area parents weigh in annually on the businesses, places, and people they love, which benefits both local families and businesses. Parents rely on our list to help them choose pediatricians, find the perfect birthday venue, and