Fostoria water safe

Fostoria is assuring its citizens that its water supply is not in danger.  The city does not draw its water from Lake Erie and is not affected by the water contamination in Toledo.

UPDATED: Don’t drink the water, Toledo tells its residents after toxin scare; water being trucked north from Columbus

By JOHN SEEWER Associated Press TOLEDO — Toxins possibly from algae on Lake Erie fouled the water supply of the state’s fourth-largest city today, forcing officials to issue warnings not to drink the water and the governor to declare a state of emergency as worried residents...

Findlay offers Toledo help with water situation

Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik said she spoke with Toledo’s information officer this morning to offer assistance as the region grapples with its water problem. She also contacted Gov. John Kasich’s office to relay the same message. “For as many times as those...

UPDATED: Findlay/Hancock County region not affected by northwestern water problems; list of locales warned

The Findlay and Hancock County region, including adjoining counties, are NOT affected by water quality problems in the Toledo area. Fresh water in Findlay and nearby subdivisions is drawn from the above-ground Findlay reservoirs east of the city, and not from Lake Er...
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A Few Photos from Dick Knotts’ Layout

Milepost 858 Back at Milepost 855, I mentioned my old friend Dick Knotts. Recently, I was looking for some other photos and ran across some pictures of his layout that he had sent me so I thought I’d share them with you so you could get a feel for the type of modeler that...

Book review: “In the Kingdom of Ice,” polar voyage of USS Jeannette, by Hampton Sides

By Gary Krist August 1 at 10:17 PM On a crisp, clear afternoon in July 1879, a group of 33 men known officially as the U.S. Arctic Expedition left San Francisco on one of the most foolhardy missions in the history of exploration: to cruise through the Bering Strait and reach the...

SW’s Brickner gains recognition

INDIANAPOLIS — Scott Brickner, St. Wendelin’s assistant principal and athletic director, has received certified athletic administrator status from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. The NIAAA is a national professional organization that...
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Getting started

ANDY WOLF / the Review Times Football players from Fostoria and St. Wendelin high schools were among the fall-sports athletes who began practice Friday in Ohio. St. Wendelin’s Connor Lammers jumps over teammates. Both teams will begin their season Aug. 29, with the Redmen...

Gordon’s meeting enters OT

BEREA (AP) — Josh Gordon’s fight to stay on the field isn’t over. Gordon spent 10 hours in the NFL’s offices in New York on Friday for his appeal hearing before the sides decided to stop and will resume on Monday, a person told The Associated Press....

Tribe’s Murphy beats up on former team

CLEVELAND (AP) — David Murphy was 4 for 4 with two RBIs against his former team, Danny Salazar allowed an unearned run in six innings, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Texas Rangers 12-2 on Friday night. Murphy, an outfielder who played for Texas from 2007-13 before...