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Notice is hereby given that copies of the Local Report Card for Clay Avenue
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Description: LITTLE DARLINGS PHOTO CONTEST
OFFICIAL RULES 2014
1. Individuals submitting entry must be 18 years or older at the time of entry, be the parent or legal guardian of the child entered. Child must be under 4 years old at time of entry. Individuals submitting entry must be a resident of Ohio, Michigan or Indiana. Not open to employees of JC Penney, The Blade their respective Little Darlings sponsors, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising or promotional agencies and their respective immediate family members and household members. "Household members" means people who share the same residence at least 3 months a year. "Immediate family members" means parents, step parents, children, step children, siblings, step siblings or spouses.
2. There are three ways to enter the photo contest; (1) complete an Official Entry in full, following all instructions, and mail to the address listed on the form; (2) submit an Official Entry in person to The Blade (541 N. Superior St., Toledo, OH 43660), weekdays between 8:30 and 5:00 pm; or (3) Enter online at
The entry must include payment of the required entry fee.
3. The contest sponsor is The Toledo Blade, 541 N. Superior St., Toledo, OH 43660.
4. Entries must include one (1) photo of the child, alone. Entries containing low resolution, blurry, or poor quality photos (such as camera-phone photos), or photos which are inappropriate in any way, may be rejected in sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor further has the right in its sole discretion to reject any entry in its discretion which is incomplete or does not appear to comply with all contest rules. Photos will not be returned.
5. Additional Official Entry forms are available at toledoblade.com/littledarlings and at the front desk of The Blade during normal business hours through September 8, 2014.
6. All entries must be received by close of business, 5 pm EDT on Monday, September 8, 2014.
7. Only original Official Entries available through The Blade or online at toledoblade.com/littledarlings are allowed. Reproductions and photocopies are not valid. Not responsible for lost, damaged, or misdirected entries.
8. All eligible entries received will be published in the print edition of The Blade on Sunday, September 21, 2014, and on toledoblade.com/littledarlings as updated from time to time. Readers will vote to narrow the pool to 6 finalists and the finalists' photos will be published on Sunday, October 12, 2014. Readers will then vote on the 6 finalists and the identity of the Little Darlings winner will be published on Sunday November 2, 2014. The Blade may change publication dates without notice. The first name, age, and home town of the child featured in each eligible entry will be published. The Blade will not publish the last name, address, or other identifying information.
9. Odds of winning based on the number of eligible entries and reader votes.
10. By submitting a photo with an entry, you certify that you are the original photographer, or that you have permission from the original photographer, to grant the rights described in the following paragraph.
11. Except as specifically provided herein, by entering the contest, you hereby grant to sponsor, its licensees, distributors, agents, representatives, and other authorized users as perpetual, nonexclusive, irrevocable, fully-paid, royalty-free, sub-licensable, and transferrable (in whole or part) worldwide license under all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, privacy and publicity rights and other intellectual property rights you own or control to use, reproduce, transmit, display, exhibit, distribute, index, comment on, modify, create derivative works based upon, perform and otherwise exploit your entry (including without limitations of the photograph) in whole or in part, in all media formats and channels now known or here after devised for any and all purposes including entertainment, news, advertising, promotional, marketing, publicity, trade, or commercial purposes, all without further notice to you, with or without attribution, and without the requirement of an permission from or payment to you or to any other person or entity. Nothing herein in any way obligates sponsor to use any materials submitted.
12. Sponsor has the right to reject any entry in its discretion which is incomplete or does not appear to comply with all contest rules.
13. From the beginning of the entry period through October 6, 2014, readers of The Blade (print and online editions) will be invited to vote on all eligible entries. From October 12, 2014 through October 27, 2014, readers will be invited to vote on the 6 finalists to determine the winner. Votes must be received by The Blade by 4:30 p.m. on the last day of voting to be tabulated. Limit of one (1) vote per person per day. For votes submitted by mail or in person limit of 1 vote per envelope. If sponsors suspects invalid voting, including but not limited to submitting multiple entries, the use of script, macro or other automated or programmed methods of voting, with the intent to affect the integrity of the voting process, the perpetrators and beneficiaries will each be eliminated from the contest, at the sponsor's sole discretion. In the event of a tie, sponsors shall select the winner in sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor's decision is final.
a. One (1) Grand Prize: includes Passes to Ride in The Blade's Holiday Parade November 15, 2014. Gift Package including gift certificates and prizes totaling $500; plus one portrait package from JC Penney Portraits retail value is $65.00, for a total approximate retail value ("ARV") of $565.00
b. Each of Five (5) finalists (excluding the Grand Prize winner): Gift package with a total ARV of $100.
c. Winners responsible for any applicable tax. Sponsor may substitute prize of equivalent value in its sole discretion, but winners may not transfer, substitute, or receive cash equivalent of prize. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use the name and/or likeness of the winner, and the child featured in the photograph, for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting prize, winners agree to hold sponsor, its corporate parents and affiliates, its sponsors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents, harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of use of prize.
15. All eligible entrants, regardless of voting results, will receive a certificate for a free 8"X10" child portrait, compliments of JC Penney Portraits. Certificate for JC Penney portrait will be made available after entry is accepted. The complimentary photo taken by JC Penney Portraits is not required as part of the official entry.
16.The Little Darlings photo contest is for fun. Sponsor is not a talent or modeling agency, and does not represent that entry in the contest will lead to any other opportunity.
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Description: Raymond E. Kirchner (Bud) also affectionately known as "Papa" passed away, September 17, 2014, with his family by his side at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Bud was employed with Jeep Corporation for over 20 years as an electrician, retiring in 1980 due to a work injury. Bud was an avid Notre Dame fan having received a pencil after writing the university as a young child. He went to many games, enjoying the atmosphere at the Golden Dome. Bud was also a huge Detroit Tiger fan and collected memorabilia throughout the years. Unfortunately, Bud wasn't able to attend either team games, as he was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis which ravaged his body, rendering him unable to speak or eat since May. He fought like a true champion, never complaining only asking "when will I be going home?"
Bud met Theresa (Byrd) as a youth and she wrote to him when he served in the Army. They would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this past May, 2014. He loved holiday and family get-togethers, walking, trips to Las Vegas and Smokey Mountains as well as a cold beer and a hot dinner. Lets not forget his Tim Hortons coffee which was a daily staple!
He is the widower of Theresa A., who passed away on February 4, 2014. Bud is survived by his daughters, Mary (Jim) Clapper, Dianne (Mike) Skotynsky, Beth Westcott (Jason Temple); sons, Raymond and Robert Kirchner; 19 grandchildren, Ray Jr. (Sarah), James (Hannah), Aimee (Nate), Christopher (Rachel), Angela (Pete), Joseph (Tiffany), Michael (Jyl), Michael Jr. (Amy), Jennifer (Tom), Matthew, Jonathan, Elizabeth (Trey), Jacob, Allison, Theresa, Katie, Sophia, Maggie and Olivia; 7 great-grandchildren, Ava and Lucas Snyder, Isabella, Zachary and Lillian Cromly, Justin Kirchner and James Clapper IV, also baby Nowacki and baby Cromly on the way.
Raymond was preceded in death by this parents, Cleophas and Mary Kirchner, and brother, Richard, and sister, Ruth Ann Tobianski.
Friends may call at the Reeb Funeral Home, 5712 N. Main St., Sylvania, Ohio Friday, September 19 2014, from 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., where the Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral mass will be conducted at St. Clement Catholic Church, Saturday, September 20, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Raymond will be laid to rest at Toledo Memorial Park.
Raymond's family would like to thank the staff of Hospice of Northwest Ohio for all their loving care and asks that those wishing to give memorials offer them consideration. Online condolences may be offered at
"Play like a champion today"
Description: Maximo Rios Jr., 62, passed away September 16, 2014, at his home surrounded by his wife and loving family. Max was born to Maximo M. Sr. and Ofelia E. Rios on August 29, 1952. Max honorably served his country in the Army. He worked for Chrysler for 37 years before retiring in February 2008. He liked working on cars, hanging out with his friends, and going camping with his wife and dog, Santana. His way of exercising the dog was holding the leash while Santana ran alongside the golf cart with beer in one hand.
Max is survived by wife, Robin Ducat-Rios; son, Michael Rios; daughter, Michelle Rios-Kalivis; stepdaughter, Kelly Johnson; siblings, Adelita (Thacher Garcia Jr.) Raul Rios, Jose Rios, Delia (Frank) Stone, Maria Wright, Rusbaldo (Dawn) Rios, and Dora (Joe) McFarland; grandsons and granddaughters; in-laws, and many nieces and nephews. Max was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Mary Ann O'Rourke, and great-granddaughter, Serenity Kalivis.
Memorial donations can be given to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. A Celebration of Max's Life will be held at the Village Inn, 4984 N. Holland Sylvania Rd, on October 3 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Description: Louisa Philipon Arvantis passed away on September 15, 2014, after an extended illness. She was born in Genoa, Ohio to James and Ourania Philipon November 22, 1927. A brother, Philip, and a sister, Shirley completed the family.
Louisa worked for The Toledo Blade until she met her future husband, John Arvantis. They married and had a son, Philip (Margaret) and a daughter, Anthepe from John's first marriage.
Louisa was very involved in church activities including several Women's clubs, annual church festivals as well as teaching Sunday school.
Louisa also found time to be involved in a family venture Olympia Wine and Deli working with her son, Philip to establish a successful business.
Yia Yia will be remembered by grandchildren, Joanne (Lee) McCormick, David (Zenith) Jakubowski, Jeffery, Alexis and Zoe; great-grandchildren, Cameron and Kelsey McCormick; as well as many nieces and nephews.
On Saturday, September 20, 2014, there will be a visitation at Reeb Funeral Home, Sylvania, OH from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., followed by a Graveside Memorial service at 12:30 p.m. at Toledo Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family requests any donations be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.
Description: Herbert L. Crawford, 85 years, of Ida, died Tuesday night in Flower Hospital, Sylvania, OH.
Born October 28, 1928, in Toledo, Herbert was the son of Russel and Mable (Meal) Crawford.
He served with the U.S. Army from March 1951 to February 1953. He married Betty Leu Pollauf on September 29, 1956, in Toledo, OH. Betty passed away on August 24, 2007.
Herbert was a crane operator for Cadilitic Construction for over 50 years, retiring in 1990. Herbert was a Life Member of the Shrine, Rubicon Lodge, No. 0237, Waterville, OH, Grand Council Royal and Select Masons of Ohio, Toledo Council 33, Royal Arch Masons of Ohio, Fort Miami, Calumet Chapter 191, Maumee, OH, Sir Night for Toledo, No. 7 Knights Templar, Toledo, OH, and a member of the Ottawa River Yacht Club. He loved to watch television, take trips with his wife to Ft. Myers, FL, fishing and was an animal lover.
Survivors include two daughters, Kathy (Les) Kanitz, Carol (Kevin) Schmidtz; eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Leu; his parents and a sister, Francis McDonald.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions for Mr. Crawford may be made to Humane Ohio.
Friends may call at the Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, Thursday from 2-8 p.m., where services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. Pastor Ted Kerr of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Ida, will officiate.
Burial will be in Toledo Memorial Park, Sylvania, OH.
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Description: Pauline C. Devolder of Perrysburg died on September 16, 2014, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born in Willimansett, MA to Orphir and Ida (Labrecque) Cartier. She graduated from Mt. Carmel High School and attended Bay Path College. In 1946, she married Maurice J. Devolder of Maumee, OH, who preceded her in death in 2005. She was a member of St. Rose Parish for over 60 years, and was active in the Altar Rosary Sodality, volunteered in the parish, school and Helping Hands funeral luncheons. Pauline worked in the treasurer's office of the Perrysburg Schools until retirement in 1993.
Pauline is survived by her daughters, Pat (Bob) Levey and their daughter, Morgan Levey, Pam (Lloyd) Swanson and their sons, Will (Stephanee Lombard) Swanson, and Nick (Marsha Metti) Swanson, Penny Devolder and her sons, Rick Gulvas and Andy Gulvas; sons, Maury and his children, Meghan Devolder, Dustin Devolder and Katie Underwood, Mike (Alison Greening) and their son, Max Devolder; great-grandchildren, Dean, Ava, Grey, Josie Swanson, and Brookelyn Devolder; siblings, Carmen Ohrt of Geneseo, IL, Violette (Jim) Sweeney of Holyoke, MA, Claire (Ernest) Daigneault of Johnson City, TN, Dr. George (Jan Page) Cartier of Springfield, MA, and many nieces and nephews. Along with her husband, Maurice, Pauline was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Sister Margaret Mary of the Sisters Adorers of the Precious Blood; her brothers, Jacques Cartier and Dr. Marcel Cartier.
Friends of the family may visit Monday, September 22, 2014, at the Maison-Dardenne Walker Funeral Home, 501 Conant Street, Maumee, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. where prayers will be said at 6:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be said at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at St. Rose Church, 201 Front St., Perrysburg. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Maumee, OH.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 3450 West Central Avenue, Suite 256, Toledo, OH 43606, Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, OH 43551, or to the charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences and messages may be shared with the family at
The family wishes to express its appreciation to the staff of Hospice of Northwest Ohio and all of her caring friends.