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The Toledo Area Humane Society (TAHS) is looking for volunteers to foster kittens, which fill up the facility each summer.

Danielle Marie Jones, director of marketing & development at the TAHS, said over 50 kittens need fostering right away.

“Summer is always the very busiest time of the year for kittens,” she said. “Over the summer, we can have 250 or more in foster care at one time.”

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Often, the word "boxing" conjures up a whole barrage of imagery — some of it not so good for some people.

Then there's International Boxing Club founder and executive director Harry Cummins, who has started another new community program. This time, the IBC is helping people living and coping with Parkinson’s disease.

Currently, there are 11 Parkinson's students enrolled in their "Knock-Out Parkinson's" class.

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Ottawa County-Sheriff thanks volunteers for work on truck
Partnership was the word tossed around repeatedly when the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office recently debuted its new Special Response Team equipment truck.

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Alvarado’s gig is making custom guitars from scratch

For years, Art Alvarado has been perfecting the craft of making custom electric guitars from scratch. After years of fine-tuning his skills, he’s finally opened a store of his own, where he can not only sell his guitars, but also create them.

“The store is more my workshop, that happens to have a storefront to display my (completed) guitars,” he said.

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New principal making rounds in community

Cheryl Schell relishes these laid-back days as she heads into her first school year as Oak Harbor High School principal.

She’s been making a swing through town at morning coffee events accompanied by Superintendent Guy Parmigian and Treasurer Tim Coffman to get to know community members and hear what’s important at the grassroots level.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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