Fostoria museum target of ghost hunt

By TOM PERNECKER STAFF WRITER Jamie McCaskill had his first paranormal experience at a boarded-up house, overgrown with weeds and grass in his native Jonesville, Louisiana, when he was 16 years old. His life was permanently altered from then on. “I went up to this house...

Reva Brown

Reva A. Brown, 96, of Findlay, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Fox Run Manor in Findlay. She was born to Curtis and Elizabeth May on March 12, 1919 in Plaintville, Kentucky. She married Columbus Brown on July 18, 1936 in Fostoria and he preceded her in death. Surviving...

Rose Lonsway

Rose Marie “Rosey” Lonsway, 70, of Tiffin, passed away at 6:45 a.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Bridge Hospice of Bowling Green. She was born May 6, 1944 in Fostoria to the late Cliff and R. Irene (Jacoby) Lonsway. Rosey is survived by two sisters, Mary Lonsway...

State Girls Basketball: Versailles tops O-G 49-46 in Division III title game

COLUMBUS — Ottawa-Glandorf’s bid for a state title fell just short as the Titans dropped a 49-46 decision to Versailles in the Division III state girls basketball championship game this afternoon in Columbus. Versailles seemed in firm control when Lauren Bruns grabbed an O-G miss...

Updated: 17-year-old injured in Tiffin Avenue crash

One juvenile was injured in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Tiffin Avenue and H Street this afternoon. Findlay police reported a vehicle driven by Ebony Blakely, 20, of Jenera, was southbound on H Street around 12:50 p.m. when Blakely turned right onto Tiffin...

Updated: Former Toledo Mayor Jack Ford passes away

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Toledo Democrat Jack Ford, a councilman and former mayor and state lawmaker known for encouraging political newcomers in whom he saw potential, has died. He was 67. A Mayor’s Office spokeswoman confirmed that Ford died Saturday at Toledo Hospital. State Rep....

2 arrested on drug trafficking charges

Two Tiffin residents were arrested Friday on drug trafficking charges following a raid on a West Market Street motel room. Steven R. Lewis, 24, and Karalyn E. Porter, 22, were arrested Friday after the Seneca County Drug Task Force-METRICH Enforcement Unit, along with additional...

Early Easter egg extravaganza

PHOTO PROVIDED Early Easter egg extravaganza Girls Scouts of troop 10464 and parents help fill Easter eggs Thursday at the Fostoria Municipal Building. The eggs will be used for the annual Easter Scramble slated for 11 a.m. March 28 at Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School.

Betty L. Hirsch

Betty L. Hirsch, age 71 of Fostoria, died early Friday morning, March 20, 2015 at Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria. She was born August 5, 1943 in Fostoria the daughter of James and Hazel (Chaffin) Stevenson. She married Robert L. Hirsch on October 15, 1971 in a small, country...

‘Hello, Dolly!’

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER Later this month, Fostoria High School will present a stage performance of “Hello, Dolly!” The school’s take on the classic musical — which stars both junior high and high school students — will take place March 27-29 in...