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Thiessen: Marc Thiessen: Brennan must defend CIA’s terrorist interrogation program

CIA Director John Brennan is trapped — caught between the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is accusing his agency of lying about the effectiveness of its terrorist interrogation program, and his boss, President Obama, who has told Brennan directly that he does not want him to...
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The Pirates have been Busy with some Weathering

Milepost 819 It goes without saying that railroading is a very dirty business. All railroad equipment is subjected to the elements and is seldom if ever washed unless it is a part of either a crack passenger train or the company’s publicity mill. But weathering is something...

FHS baseball exceeds win total of last season

Rob Crotty pitched a one-hitter Saturday as Fostoria High School finished off a nonconference doubleheader sweep with a 15-2 victory over Margaretta at Grant Jackson Field. The second-game win, which came on the heels of a 13-3 five-inning triumph in the first game, moved the...

Van Buren girls 3rd at Carey meet

CAREY — Van Buren’s girls won the sprint medley Saturday on their way to finishing third in the team standings of the 15th annual Carey Blue Devil Relays. Carey edged Riverdale 114-113 for the team title. Van Buren was third with 109 points, while Hopewell-Loudon was...

Therese Wellstein

Therese Wellstein, 100, of Fostoria, passed away at 7:50 a.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Hospice of NW Ohio, Perrysburg. She was born July 12, 1913 in Haunersdorf, Germany to Johann and Anna (Berger) Kiermeier. She married William Wellstein July 11, 1935 in Wyomissing,...

On your mark, get set…

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER To his family and closest friends, Jeff Shiff was always active. An avid runner, he could often be found jogging at local parks, city reservoirs and at the community YMCA. So when Jeff lost his battle with colon cancer in 2008, the Shiff family...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Sunday: • Caller reported a minor accident in the parking lot of a West High Street business at 12:26 p.m. Friday: • Caller reported he hit a telephone pole across from a Burnham Drive location. arrests Saturday: • Meredith A. Breech was arrested on a charge of...

Fire destroys area barn

ARCADIA — Fire destroyed a barn Saturday night at 3113 Hancock County 330, between Arcadia and Fostoria, the Washington Township Fire Department reported. The blaze was reported at 7:51 p.m. Washington Township Fire Chief Tom Moses said the barn, which housed cattle and...

EMS options showcased

By GENNA NEWMAN FREED for the review times TIFFIN — Leaders in Seneca County met Saturday to hear ideas about restructuring the county’s emergency medical services and paying those who staff ambulances. More than 50 people, including county commissioners, township...