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Happy 12th Birthday
Serenity Pello

April 4

Happy 4th Birthday

Chelsea Retholtz

April 12th


Pedro Gutiérrez and Kayla E. McQueen graduated from the University of Toledo on December 14, 2019, both with BA degrees in Psychology. Kayla graduated cum laude.


Candlelight Vigil remembers Slain Latina, seeks answers: Friends and supporters gathered Monday evening, Dec. 16, 2019, outside Taquería La Autentica Michoacana, 1218 Broadway, Toledo, to remember Emilia “Janeth” Silguero, co-owner of the restaurant and the victim of an unsolved homicide 4 months ago. See article at laprensa1.com  

Dave Yenrick, retired principal of Waite HS, accepting donations for The Salvation Army. La Prensa photo taken at Toledo Foods.




 The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) presented its annual Songs of Justice concert on Saturday, Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m., at the Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center.

According to event planner Rick Keel, the inauguration of Stooges Comedy Showcase went exceedingly well,
with a full house at Carlos’ POCO LOCO,
1809 Adams St., Toledo.

Happy 10th Birthday Kayla Retholtz!
November 4th



Congrats on your Graduation

from TSA

Madison McQueen
May 25, 2019

Feliz Cumpleaños
Marcelino “Ino” Castilleja
¡la 91!   2 de junio


May 27th

Happy 3rd Birthday

Chelsea Raine Retholtz!

April 12th



According to its director Linda Parra, Nuestra Gente was one of the hosts for Free Health Check-Ups at its 6th Community Health Fair/Feria de la Salud, which occurred on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Church in Toledo, from 10AM to 1PM.  Another check-up will take place on April 14th at SS. Peter and Paul Church, 738 S. St. Clair St., from 10AM to 2PM.  In the photo are Arnold Discher and Barb Blochowski of MercyHealth


Julieta Ramos had her Quineañera Mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Rectory and her reception at The Pinnacle in Maumee, OH, August 4, 2018. Ms. Ramos is a junior at Waite High School. 


L to R: Ailene and Jailene Lara
celebrated their Quinceañera
on July 21, 2018
at Garden Lake Banquet Hall.

The twins are Waite HS students.  

Lourdes Santiago, Linda Ruiz, and Lorenzo Flores of the
Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center
painting PIZZA mural for the grand opening of
Little Caesar's Pizza
on June 26th, 2018, at 1348 Broadway, Toledo.



Happy 2nd Birthday Chelsea Retholtz!


Happy 8th Birthday Kayla Retholtz!
November 4th

Happy 10th Birthday

Logan Retholtz!

May 27th

Julian Michael Neller

Congrats on your

graduation from

The Maritime Academy

May 25, 2017



Happy 9th Birthday

Serenity Pello!

April 4th

Happy 1st Birthday

Chelsea Retholtz!

April 12th


TPS’ Pipe Fitters Visitation: On Feb. 17, 2017, the TPS Hispanic Outreach Program & the Career Tech Office in collaboration with Pipe Fitters Local 50 held a visitation of the Local 50 training facilities in Northwood, Ohio. Fifty students from TPS high schools and Superintendent Romulus Durant were given insight into what a pipe fitter does. The Toledo Public Schools thanks the Pipe Fitters Local 50. TPS’s José Luna was its coordinator.


Happy 7th Birthday

Kayla Retholtz

November 4th

Happy Birthday
Nov 6

The Annual Castilleja/García Family Reunion was held in Northwood, Ohio on Sunday, September 4, 2016.

SS. Peter and Paul Parish fundraising festival, August 5-7, 2016.

Happy 9th Birthday
Logan Retholtz!
May 27th

Congratulations on your Graduation
Kayla McQueen

Saturday, May 28, 2016
from the
Toledo School for the Arts


The Sunshine Community Choir entertaining guests at the Groundbreaking ceremonies at
Little Flower Catholic Parish on May 2, 2016.

LA PRENSA AT LARGE, January 17, 2016: Lucas County Auditor Anita López swore in the new officers of Latins United/Latinos Unidos:  The 2016 Executive Board includes: President, Usevio Torres; Vice President, Ray García; Recording Secretary, Mary Morales; Corresponding Secretary, Connie Nino; Treasurer, Mark Sholl; Sergeant at Arms, Gary Johnson; Trustees Dave Czajka, Rebecca Martínez, & Lucy Perales; with Committee Members: Bar Manager, Walter Nino; Hall Chairperson, Maria Santellana; & Membership Chairperson, Monica Wachowiak.


Club Taino Puertorriqueño Celebracion del Dia de Reyes -Three Kings Day Celebration

City of Cleveland hosts 8th annual El Día de Los Reyes - Three Kings Fiesta






Congratulations to Alicia González and Juan Hernández on the birth of their first son Juan Hernández Jr. Born Oct 13, 2014 at 10:02pm 7 lbs 6oz.

Love ~ Mom, Dad, Little Jesse, Stephanie, Avery, and the rest of the family.


Happy 5th Birthday Kayla Retholtz!

November 4th

Love, Mom, Dad & Logan


Mexican Consul Juan Manuel Solana greets members of the MidWest LatinoFest committee—Linda Alvarado-Arce, Adrianne Chasteen, and Linda Parra—who are preparing for its annual festival at Promenade Park in downtown Toledo on Saturday, August 30, 2014.

Mexican Consul Juan Manuel Solana
pays a visit to FLOC.


Happy Birthday


July 1

Happy Birthday


July 14th


Natalia Guilliod graduated from St. Ursula Academy on May 25, 2014 and plans to attend college. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Eric Guilliod.

Eloisa Zapata graduated from Texas A&M University (at Corpus Christi) on May 17, 2014, with a Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio Art degree. Her parents are Manuel and Macaría Zapata. ¡Felicidades!

Happy 7th Birthday Logan Retholtz!

May 27th

Children play on top of “Steggie II,” a model stegosaurus outside of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, during the Cleveland Foundation Day on Wade Oval, May 24, 2014.  

Traditional African dance ensemble Djapo performs at the Cleveland Museum of Art during Cleveland Foundation’s “Day on Wade Oval,” May 24, 2014.


Waite High School teachers Josh Flores and Gail Montes were surprised by their students at the school’s annual Cinco de Mayo celebrations on May 2, 2014.

The City of Toledo hosted a Youth Job Fair at the SeaGate Centre on May 3; in the La Prensa photo are Rosalinda Contreraz (Acting Executive Director of Toledo’s Youth Commission) and Francisco Aguilar (ODJFS) with various students that attended.



Cinco de Mayo was celebrated on May 4 at the Toledo Zoo:
Events ran from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Zoo’s Main Plaza with entertainment by DJs Tony and Maryori Rios and Elaina Hernández’s El Corazon de Mexico Folklorico Dance Group. The family-friendly event, with supporting sponsorship by MetroPCS, was free with regular Zoo admission.

Visit toledozoo.org for complete details on upcoming events, including on May 23-25, when Penguin Beach, ‘Keet Retreat and Flamingo Key, sponsored by Toledo Express Airport, are open.


The Catholic Order of Foresters hosted a “Barrio Clean Up” Day on May 3, 2014, with the group meeting at SS. Peter and Paul Church.  “They did well,” commented Linda Parra of
Nuestra Gente Community Programs.



TMACOG hosted National Train Day at the Toledo Amtrak Station on May 3, 2014. Thousands attended the free event which included tours of passenger trains, model train displays, kids rides, food, and music.


Happy 6th Birthday
Serenity Pello
April 4th

Feliz Cumpleaños
Abuelito Rico Pico
Canta Oompa Loompa
11 de marzo
--con amor de parte de nietas
Rikki y Serenity


Happy Birthday

Feliz Cumpleaños
Nanette Nieto
January 29

Happy 87th


Doris Landfather
February 6



Happy 40th



January 21st

Happy Birthday  •  Feliz Cumpleaños ADRIANNE CHASTEEN January 27th



Happy Birthday

Lukas Nieto-Benavides

January 22nd

Happy Birthday Cynthia Castilleja

(January 13th)--Love Jesse, Alicia &

Juan, Stephanie & Mike, and Little Jesse.

Happy Birthday Abuelita Cynthia

(January 13th)--Love Avery.



Happy Birthday

Claudia Annoni

January 17th

Jimmy Bejarano, Jr., Fremont-area conjunto musician
died unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.


Ricky Longoria and Nancy Gallegos were married on Dec. 31, 2013. ¡Felicidades!

La Prensa At Large, Navidad 2013 Andrew the Magician entertains primos Adrianne, Anthony, & Nick at Zias!

Miscellaneous 2014

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