Riverdale teacher received mostly positive evaluations from district

Barbara Williams, the Riverdale kindergarten teacher facing a first-degree misdemeanor charge for shoving a student, has received mostly positive evaluations during her 15 years in the district. Riverdale Elementary Principal Julie Spade gave Williams evaluations that rated her...
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Thailand junta tries to silence its critics to protect the king

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun June 19 at 10:11 AM Pavin Chachavalpongpun is an associate professor at Kyoto University’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies. In the past month, since the Thai military overthrew the elected government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in the...
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Ignatius: The plan for saving Iraq begins by ousting Maliki

David Ignatius Opinion writer David Ignatius writes a twice-a-week foreign affairs column and contributes to the PostPartisan blog. What would an effective quick response to the catastrophic civil wars in Iraq and Syria look like? Sometimes in foreign policy, as in sports, it can...

Suspects plead insanity in arson case

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Two of the three suspects charged in a fatal house fire on South Poplar Street last month said they were not in sound mental states when they committed the criminal act. Shey L. Weiker, 31, and Charles V. Schaeffer, 44, both of 151 Taft Blvd., each...

Public Record

Fostoria arrests Tuesday: • Charles L. Amburgey, 41, 325 McDougal St., was arrested for burglary following a report of subjects in a North Poplar Street residence who weren’t supposed to be there. • Robert Samuel McBeth, 37, 830 Oak Cove Dr., was arrested on a...

SummerFest set July 18-19

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria’s annual summer shindig has been renamed and reinvented, featuring new activities and opportunities for family fun. The former Fostoria Glass Heritage Festival will kick off at 5 p.m. July 18 and continue into the evening of July 19....

Storm knocks tree onto house

MORGAN MANNS / the Review Times Lightning from the thunderstorm that rolled through the area Wednesday evening split a tree in half on Kennedy Lane, causing part of the tree to fall onto a house in the 1000 block. Witnesses said they could hear the crack and smell the smoke after...

A Matter of Trust

It’s so funny how we don’t talk anymore – Cliff Richard Sad to relate, there are hard feelings between Samantha and me. Sam, of course, is the voice inside my new Garmin GPS which I can attach to my auto for directions. Samantha’s job is to tell me where...
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Editorial: The capture of a Benghazi suspect has lessons for the Obama administration

By Editorial Board June 18 at 7:48 PM THE CAPTURE of Ahmed Abu Khatalla is a testament, as President Obama said, to the “courage and professionalism” of U.S. military, law enforcement and intelligence personnel. It vindicates Mr. Obama’s promise to stay focused, no matter...
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Editorial: Trademark decision against the Redskins is a victory for tolerance

By Editorial Board June 18 at 7:53 PM SHORTLY AFTER the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced Wednesday that it was canceling the Washington Redskins’ trademark registration because the team name disparages Native Americans, team owner Dan Snyder waved off a...