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Historic Reflection: Delta: DT & I Tracks

HISTORIC REFLECTION … The above photo shows the Detroit Toledo and Ironton tracks in Delta, OH. Henry Ford was responsible for building the “Malinta Cut…

Historic Reflection: Blakeslee, Ohio 1894

HISTORIC REFLECTION … The Village of Blakeslee was incorporated. On November 8, 1880, John Boman had the village of Blakeslee surveyed where the proposed Detroit,…

November 22nd, 2023

Inside this week’s edition, you will find 52 pages of the news you care about most – — LOCAL community news.  Thank you for supporting…

Historic Reflection: St. Joseph Catholic School

HISTORIC REFLECTION … The St. Joseph Catholic School in Blakeslee was dedicated. The first St. Joseph parish school was organized in 1874 but was discontinued…

Historic Reflection: Barney Oldfield Racing

HISTORIC REFLECTION … The following photo shows York Township Native Barney Oldfield, Circa 1909, along with his wife Bess. The pair are seen in a…