HoopsHype Jimmy Jackson rumors

December 8, 2010 Updates

Toledo's city council honored legendary local hoopster Jimmy Jackson with his own street in his hometown. Woodstock Avenue from Dorr to Nebraska will now be known as Jimmy Jackson Way. Jackson starred at Macomber High School before embarking on an All-American basketball career at Ohio State. FOX Toledo

December 3, 2010 Updates

As the Bell administration continues to transform the image of city government, it apparently has adopted more of a forgive-and-forgot policy. City leaders recently decided to name a street after a businessman whom Toledo once sued, and they also granted a low-interest $100,000 loan to another man who owed thousands in back payroll taxes -- someone who also was sued by the city. Toledo City Council will consider legislation Tuesday to rename Woodstock Avenue from Dorr Street to Nebraska Avenue as "Jimmy Jackson Way." Toledo Blade

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