Looking Sideways – Introvert/Extrovert …Couples learn to thrive

The year-end holiday marathon—the 40 days between Thanksgiving and New Year—has finally exhausted itself—and exhausted me along with it. On Jan. 2, I celebrated my own favorite holiday—National Introvert Day (yes, that’s a real thing) by finally getting some peace and quiet and recharging my batteries. I wasn’t depressed; I was just being myself, an introvert. Continue reading Looking Sideways – Introvert/Extrovert …Couples learn to thrive

Sizzle Simmer Sauté Sylvania – Rolling through January with homemade stromboli

Stromboli, a rolled-style sandwich typically made from pizza or bread dough and filled with Italian cheeses and cold cuts, originated from the Italian American neighborhoods in Philadelphia. The City of Brotherly Love, and the place I’m proud to say I’m from, is home to so many delicious culinary creations, think Philly cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, and hoagies. Continue reading Sizzle Simmer Sauté Sylvania – Rolling through January with homemade stromboli

Sylvania Then & Now – 5723 Main Street, Part 1

This property is somewhat near and dear to my heart as this is the house where I grew up. This house has that wonderful wraparound front porch, and back in the 1960s and 70s there was constant foot traffic past our house. The post office and church were across the street, the Sterling Milk store and Medic Drug Store were to the north, and downtown Sylvania to the south. Just about once or twice a week we would set up a Kool-Aid stand in our front yard, and had never ending customers. We went through lots of Kool-Aid and made enough money to take a trip down to Seitz Bakery, Lindau’s Soda Fountain, or Sterling’s for their large selection of penny candy. Remember? Continue reading Sylvania Then & Now – 5723 Main Street, Part 1

We’re hiring!

Graphic designer Job description: Create layouts for the newspaper, design ads for clients, maintain the website, edit photos, create graphics for social media, and work with the marketing department to create materials for advertising campaigns. Hours: Part-time, flexible scheduling Pay: Hourly Requirements: Have a degree in or currently study graphic design, digital art, or a similar field; Ability to meet deadlines Sales Representative Job description: … Continue reading We’re hiring!

Sizzle Simmer Sauté Cookbook – Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli, also known as Pasta Fazool, is a thick and hearty Italian soup. Its name simply means pasta and beans, but it’s also chock-full of vegetables including carrots, celery and onions. This soup can easily be made vegetarian by swapping the beef for two cups of fresh spinach. Continue reading Sizzle Simmer Sauté Cookbook – Pasta e Fagioli

Tam-O-Shanter Sports assumes managerial role of 53-year-old Ottawa Park Ice Rink

At the opening of the Ottawa Park Outdoor Ice Rink this season, Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz announced the city’s affiliation with Sylvania Tam-O-Shanter, which is now providing management and programming services for the 53-year-old recreation facility. Toledo City Council voted unanimously to accept the affiliation. “This just makes good sense,” noted Mayor Kapszukiewicz. “Management and programming is what the Tam-O-Shanter people do.” Continue reading Tam-O-Shanter Sports assumes managerial role of 53-year-old Ottawa Park Ice Rink

Sylvania Arts offers opportunities for artists to participate in local events

Artists can apply for booth space for Sylvania Arts’ annual Maple and Main Art and Music Festival to be held June 3 and 4.

Each year over 6,000 art and music enthusiasts fill downtown Sylvania to enjoy the Maple & Main Art and Music Festival. The heart of Sylvania is filled with artists’ booths, roaming musicians, a live music stage and food trucks from around the region. Continue reading Sylvania Arts offers opportunities for artists to participate in local events

The City Beat – Accolades given to NV football punter as city gets back to business

Rob and Jennifer Kasee accompanied their son, Northview senior Alex Kasee, as he received a proclamation from Mayor Craig Stough and members of Sylvania City Council at the Jan. 3 meeting. Kasee, a kicker and punter on the Wildcat football team garnered First Team All-Northern Lakes League, All District, and All-State honors as a punter. He also earned Academic All-NLL honors with a 3.5 cumulative GPA. As a junior, he earned First Team All-NLL, All-District, and All-State honors, and as a sophomore, Second Team All-NLL, and All-District as well as Honorable Mention All-State honors as a kicker. Mayor Stough also proclaimed Jan. 3 as Alex Kasee Day in the city of Sylvania. Continue reading The City Beat – Accolades given to NV football punter as city gets back to business