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Editorial: An Easter message of peace following the shootings at two Jewish facilities in Kansas

THE EASTER story is one of persecution, death and darkness on one Friday long ago, and of resurrection and triumph the following Sunday. “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God,” Martin Luther’s great hymn of the Reformation reflects the alternation between despair and hope that...
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Editorial: Gov. McAuliffe expands voting rights for ex-convicts

VIRGINIA IS MOVING quickly, though not quickly enough, to join the vast majority of states that quickly restore the voting rights of most felons after they have finished their sentences. On Friday, Gov. Terry McAuliffe, building on his predecessor’s policy, sharply expanded...
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Editorial: The presidential election in Afghanistan offers a welcome result

THE FIRST round of Afghanistan’s election this month delivered a resounding, three-part defeat to the Taliban. More than 7 million voters — some 60 percent of those registered — turned out in defiance of the Islamists’ threats. Afghan security forces effectively beat...
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So, You Want a Model Railroad!

So, You Want a Model Railroad! Milepost 823 This one’s a classic! Enjoy… 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ml1Yf489BnI&feature=player_embedded dlm View the entire comment thread. Please enable JavaScript if you would like to comment on this blog.

Datsyuk, Red Wings beat Bruins

BOSTON (AP) — Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard’s best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night. The Bruins won...

Elmwood grad George helps Express clinch league title

TOLEDO — Owens Community College’s softball team claimed the the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference championship Friday with a doubleheader sweep of Cuyahoga Community College. Elmwood graduate Brittany George played a key role for the Express, hitting a...

Blue Jackets demolish Black Knights, 11-1

NEW RIEGEL — Lauren Zoeller slugged a pair of doubles and drove in five runs to help New Riegel pummel Van Buren 11-1 in five innings of nonleague play Friday. Leah Bouillon homered, Kara Scherger singled and knocked in three runs and Taylor Kirian and Brittany Gillig had...

Simon strong in Reds victory

CHICAGO (AP) — For the Cincinnati Reds, there was no better place to open a 10-game trip than Wrigley Field. Alfredo Simon lowered his ERA to 0.86, and the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Friday for their 16th win in their last 17 games at the Friendly Confines. Making his...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Friday: • Complainant reported a van hit the mirror of her vehicle and drove off at 9:46 a.m. at a North Union Street location. arrests Thursday: • Jamie D. Taylor, 43, 345 W Lytle St., Apt. 4, was arrested for disorderly conduct. citations Friday:...

22nd annual glass pageant registration is now open

Sign-up for the 22nd annual Fostoria Glass Pageant is now open. The deadline to register for the pageant is May 1, and registration forms are available online at fostoriaohio.gov (click on SummerFest), in the office of Mayor Eric Keckler, or in the front offices of St. Wendelin...
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