Loudon Township Trustees to meet today

The Board of Loudon Township Trustees will have a special meeting at 5 p.m. today.
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Public Record

Fostoria arrests Tuesday: • 9-1-1 hang up at 7:48 a.m. at an East 6th Street location. Officer advised screaming was coming from inside the house and male refuses to open door. Officer kicked down door. Officer has subject in custody and transported three juveniles to school....
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Plans for next year’s budget underway

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Council will vote on a temporary draft of the 2018 budget as early as mid-January, officials announced Tuesday. The administration is working with representatives of the State Auditor’s Office to formulate a temporary...
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Hospital helping to feed area families in need

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Hunger. Perhaps one of the greater needs in the world, about 1 in 6 people in America face hunger, according to the World Food Program USA. More than 8,000 of those individuals reside in the tri-county area. Through a partnership with the West Ohio...
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Contract for school resource officers OK’d

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Council on Tuesday approved an agreement to keep two police officers inside the walls of Fostoria City Schools. Council OK’d a contract between the city of Fostoria and the Fostoria City Schools Board of Education relating...
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Man suing Fostoria company for wife’s death

A man is suing a Fostoria transportation company for allegedly causing the death of his wife on a Michigan highway back in April. Elmer H. Rheinecker, executor of the estate of Janet T. Rheinecker, filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Nov. 30 against...
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Autolite closing next month

Fostoria’s Autolite Spark Plug plant will begin closing next month and finish the shuttering by mid-2018, putting 62 people out of work. The company reported the planned closing to the state on Monday. In the mid-1990s, the Autolite plant, located at 1600 N. Union St.,...

Alton G. Nighswander

Alton G. Nighswander, 83 of Fostoria, passed away at 11:40 p.m. Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Blanchard Valley Health Care Center in Findlay. Alton was born on September 19, 1934 in Fort Seneca to the late Vaughn W. and Dorothy (Russell) Nighswander. He married Darlene...

Richard P. Heater

Richard P. Heater, 72 of Fostoria, passed away at his home on Monday, December 4, 2017. There will no visitation or services at this time. Memorial contributions may be considered to Bridge Home Health & Hospice 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay, Ohio, in memory of Richard P....

LeRoy B. Coleman

LeRoy B. Coleman, 71 of Tiffin, passed away on Monday afternoon, December 4, 2017 at The Willows at Willard. He was born on October 18, 1946 in Fostoria, Ohio, to Gerald S. and Marguerite R. (Steyer) Coleman. On October 24, 1970, in St. Mary Catholic Church, he married Doris I....