Book buddies

MORGAN MANNS / the Review Times From left to right, Aiden Meyers, Isaac Tolento, Preston Holman, Eli Kitchen and Adrien Tolento look through books and make “wish lists” of the books they want during the Scholastic Book Fair at St. Wendelin Catholic School Monday...

Fostoria BOE slates work session

Fostoria Board of Education will conduct a work session at 6 p.m. April 14 at Fostoria Junior/Senior High School, 1001 Park Ave., Fostoria. Board action will be taken.

Public Record

Fostoria arrests Sunday: • One was taken into custody on an active warrant out of Seneca County. • Clarence A. Bethel, 35, 235 S. Countyline St., was arrested on an active warrant. citations Monday: • Officer issued a citation for an improper lane change following a minor...

New business lights downtown

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER This weekend, a new business will look to brighten your day and warm your heart. The Crafty Cottage, LLC., a new retail store specializing in homemade, hand-crafted candles, incense, diffusers and other home accents, will open the doors of its East...
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Book review: In ‘E.E. Cummings,’ Susan Cheever offers a modest narrative of the poet

I am a little church (no great cathedral) far from the splendor and squalor of hurrying cities. . . (Pantheon/Pantheon) – — “Poem 77” from “95 Poems,” by E.E. Cummings The imaginative scope and literary ambition of Edward Estlin Cummings, a central figure in modernist...
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Editorial: More weapons on military installations isn’t necessarily a good idea

AFTER ANY mass shooting, a vocal faction in Congress insists that Americans would be safer if more people carried guns into restricted public places. Allowing teachers to carry firearms on campus struck us as not helpful. But now that Fort Hood, Tex., has seen its second rampage...

Milbank: How can Congress cure for political ills? Smoke some marijuana.

Legal marijuana is spreading like a weed across the land but it has yet to take root in the place where people might benefit most from inhaling: the U.S. Capitol. The Maryland General Assembly was finishing work Monday on a marijuana decriminalization bill, joining 20 other...

Robinson: Here’s an emotional response to the torture report: I’m outraged

Torture is immoral, illegal and irreconcilable with this nation’s most cherished values. If defenders of the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation” program disagree, they should come out and say so. Instead, they blow smoke. Sexist smoke, at that: Former CIA director Michael...

Cohen: In ‘The Unknown Known,’ Rumsfeld loses the battle with truth

There is a moment, a mere moment, when Donald Rumsfeld’s eyes well up and he chokes a bit. This comes in Errol Morris’s documentary “The Unknown Known,” in which Rumsfeld mentions visiting the wounded of the Iraq war. It is then that we get a glance at the man who...

Rampell: The safety net catches the middle class more than the poor

Liberals are shocked (shocked!) that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and his co-partisans would consider cutting Medicaid, food stamps, Pell grants and other programs that serve the neediest Americans. They have accused Ryan of trying to balance the budget on the backs of the poor. But...