Port Authority marks milestone for
minority contractor loans
By Kevin Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority recently
marked a milestone for a revolving loan fund initially
championed by a Latino leader locally. The Diversified
Contractors Accelerator Program (DCAP) has eclipsed the
$4 million mark in total loans approved since the program’s
inception in December 2010.
Double-down your educational gift to
January 13, 2017: Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund (NOSF)
has announced that The LaValley Foundation has
extended its match of any new or increased gift to NOSF
until March 31, 2017—the birthday of labor-champion
César E. Chávez.
YWCA Milestones Honorees
Detroit’s school board has power for first time in 7 years
11, 2017 (AP): A Detroit school board with the power to
direct Michigan's largest school system has been seated for
the first time in seven years.
Repeal of federal health care law by
GOP concerns many
By JULIE CARR
SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent
Jan. 13, 2017
(AP): Advocates in Ohio for the federal health care law
targeted by President-elect Donald Trump and
congressional Republicans say repeal would jeopardize
insurance coverage for as many as 1 million Ohioans by 2019
and hurt families and businesses.
Immigration hot issue locally,
nationally as Trump takes office, Jan 20th as
illustrated at BGSU
Milliken, La Prensa Correspondent
There is a campaign underway at Bowling Green State
University (BGSU) to make it a “sanctuary campus,” just
as President-elect Donald Trump is about to be inaugurated
on January 20, 2017.
Toledo School for the Arts to present “Música!”
Jan. 21, Jan. 26
By Kevin Milliken, La Prensa
School for the Arts (TSA)
will present a special student-driven musical concert that
is concepted, planned and presented during two upcoming
performances, one at the downtown branch of the
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library and a second at the
Toledo Museum of Art.
Flint accepting applications for lead
FLINT, Jan. 7,
2017 (AP): Workers are being sought for lead abatement jobs
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Tri-C Health, Wellness and
Preventative Care Center
reopens at Metropolitan
Campus for spring semester
Community Health, Wellness and Preventative Care Center at the Metropolitan
Cuyahoga Community College
(Tri-C®) will reopen for spring semester on Jan. 24, 2017.
Illuminated sculptures constructed in
DETROIT, Jan. 11,
2017 (AP): A network of 16 illuminated sculptures has been
constructed around downtown Detroit.
6 things we learned at the Detroit
DEE-ANN DURBIN , AP Auto Writer
DETROIT, Jan. 11,
2017 (AP): This year's North American International Auto Show reflects an
industry that's flush with cash but uncertain about the future.