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Amaya Nicole Banks

Amaya Nicole Banks passed away June 19, 2014 at 10:15 p.m. at Blanchard Valley Hospital shortly after her birth. Surviving are parents, Alex and Ashlee Banks and sister, Madisyn Banks, 7, all of Fostoria; grandparents, Amy and Rick Eberly of Fremont, Irene Banks of Fostoria, and...

Margaret A. Bruce

Margaret A. “Peg” Bruce, 76 of Westerville, OH, died Saturday June 14, 2014 at home after a short but valiant battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frederick and Fayette Howard. Margaret was also preceded in death by her husband, Warren, on...

Fostoria’s history in film

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER More of Fostoria’s history will be shared through a continuation of a documentary series first released last year. The Fostoria Area Historical Society, in partnership with local film studio Capture1 Studios, is completing finishing touches to a...

YMCA plans vintage base ball game July 5

Geary Family YMCA will be hosting a vintage base ball game at Foundation Park (Field #1) July 5 at 6 p.m. versus the Ohio Village Muffins. The Ohio Village Muffins are a group of enthusiastic lovers of the game who carry on the tradition of the sport as it was played in...

Schools debate open enrollment

By Max Filby for the review times It’s 3 a.m. and a line is wrapped around the outside of the building, four hours before it opens. It may look like Black Friday morning, but these people aren’t shopping for a bargain. Instead, they’re looking for a school for...
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Great white shark numbers are surging, study says

This undated photo provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a great white shark encountered off the coast of Massachusetts. A NOAA report released June 11, 2014 says great white abundance in the area has climbed since about 2000. The scientists report...
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Murder charge still pending against woman at 102

FILE – In this Aug. 21, 2009 file photo provided by Scott Barrow, his mother Elizabeth Barrow celebrates her 100th birthday at his home in Dartmouth, Mass. Elizabeth Barrow was found on Sept. 24, 2009, strangled in her Dartmouth nursing home bed with a plastic bag over her...
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$40M settlement reached in Central Park rape case

FILE – This 1990 file photo provided by Sundance Selects shows accused rapist Yusef Salaam, second right, being escorted by police in New York in 1990. Salaam is the subject of the documentary, “The Central Park Five,” about the 1989 case of five black and...
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VA: 65 percent of senior executives got bonuses

Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson speaks during a news conference at the VA Medical Center in Washington, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The Veterans Affairs Department (VA) release the results from its Nationwide Access Audit, along with facility level patient access...

Presbyterians to divest as protest against Israel

DETROIT (AP) — The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Friday became the most prominent religious group in the United States to endorse divestment as a protest against Israeli policies toward Palestinians, voting to sell church stock in three companies whose products Israel...