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Public Record

Fostoria ARRESTS Friday • Rogelio Esquivel, 36, 862 Seneca Ave., was arrested for violating a civil protection order. THEFTS Saturday • Caller reported a motorcycle stolen from the parking lot of an East Lytle Street business. Officer advised a stolen vehicle report...

Tamara K. (Klotz) Hoffman

Tamara K. (Klotz) Hoffman, 52, of Mt. Victory, formerly of Risingsun, died unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 6. Arrangements are pending at Barndt Funeral Home in Wayne.
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Seneca County mental health, Commission on Aging levies pass

Seneca County voters approved two countywide levies in Tuesday’s general election. Unofficial vote totals show a 10-year, 0.7-mill levy for the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties passed 7,416 (63 percent) to 4,393. The Seneca...
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Grine, Kauffman, Stannard elected to Fostoria BOE

Fostoria City Schools Board of Education will welcome a new face come January. Heidi Kauffman was the second-highest voter-getter garnering 1,099 in Tuesday’s general election for one of three seats. Returning to the board of education will be Patrick Grine (1,292) and...
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Dillon, Lake return to council

Two longtime members of Fostoria City Council successfully defended their seats against a pair of newcomers Tuesday night. Paula Dillon, who has represented the residents of Ward 1 since 2010, defeated Jonathon Puffenberger, chairman of the Seneca County Democratic Executive...
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Fostoria police probe aggravated robbery

Law enforcement is investigating a report of an aggravated robbery that occurred Sunday night on Summit Street. According to Fostoria Police Chief Keith Loreno, officers responded to a report of a subject robbed at gunpoint at 324 Summit St. around 8:34 p.m. The victim stated two...
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Fostoria levy passes

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER It was a back-and-forth struggle all night between Fostoria’s three counties. But in the end, the fate of the city’s safety forces came down to just 50 votes. A highly debated 6-mill property tax levy narrowly passed Tuesday night...