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“Reflections from Within” Poetry Contest under way

The Wood County Committee on Aging has kicked off its fifth annual poetry contest, “Reflections from Within.”

The event, sponsored by Blakely Care Center, has typically drawn more than 40 entries from throughout Wood County.

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Just about all the celebrities do it. Take a stroll through the biography section of the local book store or library and peruse the racks after racks of biographies and autobiographies that chronicle the lives of the famous and infamous. Now that the busy Christmas season ins over, one local “celeb,” Santa Tim Stapleton, can devote time to finishing up his book, which details his half century of experiences of bringing holiday cheer to the young and young-at-heart. For Stapleton, it all started back in 1958 when he bought a red Santa suit for $8.95 at Woolworth’s to make the holidays bright for his younger siblings.

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TOLEDO - The chill in the air can only mean one thing – it’s time for Frozentoesen at the Toledo Zoo. With half-price admission and a cool assortment of frosty fun, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to beat the “it’s January” blues.
 
Presented by St. Vincent’s Mercy Children’s Hospital, Frozentoesen features Cabin Fever Feeds each weekend, offering visitors the chance to watch some of their favorite zoo animals chow down.

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