Mixed messages on Russia and Ukraine

Regarding the March 18 front-page article “U.S., Europe hit Russians with sanctions”: Sanctions on seven Russians? Seven? This is the strong response that President Obama and Congress promised? The more the United States and the European Union dilly-dally, the less credible — and...

Book review: The Double Life of Paul De Man, by Evelyn Barish

The “revelations,” as they came to be called, sent shockwaves through the academy. Supporters argued that de Man had only written one truly offensive article — “The Jews in Present-Day Literature” — and was just 21 when it appeared on March 4, 1941. All who knew him in later life...

UPDATE: Stolen vehicle found in retention pond

The driver of a stolen vehicle that crashed into an Allen Township pond remains missing. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office dive team was alerted at 11:10 a.m. today to a sunken Dodge Neon near the intersection of Hancock County 220 and Allen Township 108, said Deputy Tamara...

Samuelson: China’s next challenge

China has fallen into the “middle-income trap” — a significant event full of domestic and international implications. Its economy is visibly slowing; lower-than-expected industrial production and exports are the latest evidence. Global stock markets have responded nervously. But...

Fostoria woman injured in crash

A Fostoria woman was injured Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash at U.S. 224 and Hancock County 23 in Biglick Township, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Paige Durst, 24, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by private vehicle for a possible ankle injury,...

Darrell H. Whetsel

Darrell H. Whetsel, 76, of Fostoria, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014 at Toledo Hospital. He was born January 14, 1938 in Cygnet to Melvin and Lillian (Short) Whetsel. He married Luella Faye Chambers August 18, 1956 at Mt. Zion Church, Wayne. He is survived by his wife, Faye...

Fostoria residents indicted on cocaine charges

By RYAN DUNN FOR THE REVIEW TIMES A Fostoria woman was among a pair of defendants accused of selling cocaine who were indicted by the Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday. Brittany N. Glenn, 24, of Fostoria, and Jedediah R. Morton, 26, address unknown, allegedly sold between 10...

Fire department gets $5,900 grant

Fostoria Fire Division was among 12 organizations receiving funding to start recycling programs or to buy products made from recycled materials. In the first round of competitive funding offered by the Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste Management District, the department...

General fund gets $150,000 boost

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — A federal program, utilized by Seneca County Juvenile and Common Pleas courts, is budgeted to provide more than $150,000 for the county’s general fund this year. Seneca County Commissioners approved a service contract with the...

BGSU to continue its season in WNIT

BOWLING GREEN — Owning a 27-4 record and the Mid-American Conference regular-season championship, Bowling Green State University had reason to hope for an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. Whether a loss to Ball State in the semifinals of last week’s MAC tournament...