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Public Forum for Lake Erie Lakewide Management Plan - I received this press notice and am passing it along for anyone interested.
posted by MaggieThurber to environment at 02:47 P.M. EST on Tue Jun 19, 2007 No comments Post a comment
Need help with the fine art of Lawn Maintenance - With hubby's schedule, I'm in charge of the lawn for about the next 4 weeks and I need help.
posted by MaggieThurber to outdoors at 11:02 A.M. EST on Mon Jun 04, 2007 25 comments
Film Debut - "A Watershed Mentality" - June 14, 2007 – Univ. of Toledo/Lake Erie Center, 6200 Bayshore Road, Oregon, OH. Meet and greet at 7:00p.m.; 1st showing at 7:30p.m.
posted by MaggieThurber to environment at 04:22 P.M. EST on Wed May 30, 2007 4 comments
where to find handlebars... - short story...I'm looking for the bike handlebars that used to go with the old 'banana boat seat' kids bicycles.
posted by MaggieThurber to sports at 03:32 P.M. EST on Fri May 25, 2007 4 comments
Where to have an 'ice-breaker' event - So I'm not really one who's done a lot of bar-hopping so I thought I'd ask here for some advice or suggestions.
posted by MaggieThurber to entertainment at 01:40 P.M. EST on Wed May 02, 2007 7 comments
Planet Earth series on Discovery Channel - Did anyone see the first three episodes of this new series last night?
posted by MaggieThurber to environment at 07:14 P.M. EST on Mon Mar 26, 2007 10 comments
Iceboating - Well, I didn't know whether to post under sports or entertainment...so since many don't know an iceboat is, I decided on entertainment.
posted by MaggieThurber to entertainment at 05:10 P.M. EST on Fri Feb 09, 2007 3 comments
Dance classes - For a while now, my husband and I have been looking for some dance classes because we'd like to learn how to dance formally as a couple...
posted by MaggieThurber to entertainment at 10:55 A.M. EST on Mon Jan 15, 2007 6 comments
Bloggers Must Disclose Sponsored Posts - I think that such disclosure is a good idea, but wonder about more regulations & rules imposed from without....
NEW YORK (AP) -- A company that helps advertisers connect with bloggers willing to write about their products for payment will now require disclosures amid criticism and a regulatory threat. - More>>
posted by MaggieThurber to technology at 07:34 A.M. EST on Thu Dec 21, 2006 16 comments
Ohio State-Michigan Game or Michigan-Ohio State game - Okay - back to really important things...We're going to have a party for the 'big' game and was wondering...
posted by MaggieThurber to sports at 08:41 A.M. EST on Sat Nov 11, 2006 44 comments
Blizzard...brrrrr... - Don't know if other parts of the area had the same thing, but it's actually blizzard-y here...can't even see across the maumee bay and the flakes are going sideways. Anyone else get this?
posted by MaggieThurber to weather at 05:09 P.M. EST on Thu Nov 02, 2006 27 comments
Arena Public Meetings - The next public meeting on the arena project is scheduled for this Thursday at the Sanger Branch Library at 6 p.m.
posted by MaggieThurber to politics at 07:54 A.M. EST on Wed Oct 18, 2006 No comments Post a comment
Veteran's appreciation breakfast - The second annual Veteran's Appreciation Breakfast and resource fair will be Friday, November 10th beginning with breakfast at 7 a.m. and the fair from 9-2.
posted by MaggieThurber to event at 07:54 A.M. EST on Thu Oct 05, 2006 12 comments
Land Conservation Easement seminar - In case anyone is interested, I wanted to let you know about a seminar to explain land conservation easements.
posted by MaggieThurber to environment at 08:33 A.M. EST on Thu Sep 28, 2006 2 comments
Job openings available online - Lucas County now has the Human Resources department on our website - including current job postings.
posted by MaggieThurber to other at 07:41 A.M. EST on Fri Aug 25, 2006 14 comments
toledoindiepopfest - The Toledo Indiepop Fest will take place on August 3 and August 4, 2006 at Vamps and Diva.
posted by MaggieThurber to entertainment at 05:15 A.M. EST on Wed Aug 02, 2006 1 comment
Wildlife-Friendly Wind Power - As wind power has been a topic of discussion, I thought some might be interested to know that there's a conference scheduled in Toledo June 27-29 to discuss wind power... "Toward Wildlife-Friendly Wind Power: A Focus on the Great Lakes Basin."
posted by MaggieThurber to environment at 06:35 A.M. EST on Thu Jun 22, 2006 22 comments
Don Cherry's suit coats - Okay - so I'm a big hockey fan...and I love "Hockey Night in Canada" and the "Coach's Corner."
posted by MaggieThurber to sports at 08:14 P.M. EST on Mon Jun 05, 2006 6 comments
Another hit at the wallet - FYI - for anyone who's interested, below is the text of the ordinance concerning additional fees proposed by the Toledo Fire Department. Any revenues would be in addition to the revenues collected for the Fire Department Services at the scene of a vehicular accident.
posted by MaggieThurber to politics at 07:38 P.M. EST on Mon Jun 05, 2006 19 comments
Can it be a Grosbeak? - My husband said he saw a very brightly colored bird - one he'd never seen before. As there was an oriole in the yard yesterday, he knows it wasn't the same, so he got out his guide to "Birds of North America" and decided he'd seen a black-headed grosbeak.
posted by MaggieThurber to outdoors at 09:11 P.M. EST on Tue May 23, 2006 7 comments
The Zen of Festivals - This is a great article in the Toledo Free Press by Melanie Dusseau. I think she's truly captured the essence of all the festivals so abundant in the area.
posted by MaggieThurber to culture at 07:23 P.M. EST on Thu May 18, 2006 4 comments
Poll on License Plate Fee Increase - I'd really like input on the proposed increase in license plate fees.
posted by MaggieThurber to politics at 06:30 A.M. EST on Thu May 18, 2006 35 comments
Net "Neutrality" - I've posted this to technology, but it also applies to politics considering that a "net neutrality" bill is currently being debated in D.C.
posted by MaggieThurber to technology at 07:01 A.M. EST on Tue May 02, 2006 76 comments
License Plate Fee Increase? - (JR - I think this meets your new guidelines) The County Commissioners are considering an increase in the License Plates fees and have scheduled two public hearings to get feedback.
posted by MaggieThurber to politics at 06:04 A.M. EST on Thu Apr 27, 2006 23 comments
Good news on economic development front - While I've written about a couple of these items on my blog, I thought I'd share this newsletter with everyone else.
posted by MaggieThurber to business at 07:55 A.M. EST on Sun Apr 23, 2006 25 comments
The truth about brain drain - I found some interesting information on brain drain and have included an article about it on my blog.
posted by MaggieThurber to commentary at 05:46 P.M. EST on Tue Apr 11, 2006 43 comments
Political Derby Power Rankings - Interesting website that provides rankings for the 2008 presidential race.
posted by MaggieThurber to politics at 07:10 P.M. EST on Mon Apr 10, 2006 7 comments
Great Chili Cook-Off to benefit Mobile Meals - Today is the Great Chili Cook-Off to benefit Mobile Meals. It's noon to 5 p.m. at the Stranahan.
posted by MaggieThurber to event at 07:48 A.M. EST on Sat Mar 25, 2006 6 comments