The Toledo Police Department said no major criminal activity was reported over the holiday weekend. Local businesses said the big events helped bring in more people.
TOLEDO, Ohio — Over the holiday weekend, eyes were on Toledo, Ohio, from across the world.
People in Italy were keeping an eye on the Glass Bowl for the Italian Bowl, and casinos in Vegas had a vested interest in what was happening at the Huntington Center on Saturday night.
WTOL 11 talked to local businesses who saw all the foot traffic from the Italian Bowl at the home turf of the Toledo Rockets in west Toledo, the heavyweight fight featuring Jared Anderson’s homecoming downtown, and the fireworks.
District 4 Toledo City Council member Vanice Williams said it exceeded her expectations. Williams knows those expectations well as the representative for the downtown district.
She’s also said she was the one who pitched the idea to Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz for the heavyweight match after he …