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7 months in, expanded Panama Canal still faces challenges

AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco COCOLI, Panama (AP) — Loaded with more than 6,000 cargo containers, the ship Ever Living prepared for the final leg of its journey through the newly expanded Panama Canal when things hit a snag: The last of the massive steel lock doors failed to open...
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Public Record

Fostoria miscellaneous Wednesday: • Caller complained of a canine barking for several hours at a West Jackson Street address. Officer didn’t hear any dogs barking in the area. • Caller requested an officer standby while they board up a South Poplar Street structure. •...
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Petitions approved for council posts

By RON CRAIG STAFF WRITER During a late-afternoon meeting of the Seneca County Board of Elections Wednesday, members of the board voted to certify the petitions of all candidates seeking election to Fostoria City Council posts in the county. Petitions for John Puffenberger, Noah...
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Commissioners meeting gets heated during EMS discussion

By RON CRAIG STAFF WRITER During a meeting called to discuss the future of Seneca County’s emergency medical services system that, at times, became contentious, representatives from across the county got a chance to provide input. At the beginning of the meeting, Mike...
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Board members learn about voting technology

Keith Cinningham, right, of KnowInk demonstrates the Poll Pad to members of the Seneca County Board of Elections, including Director Jim Ehrman, center, and Mike Bridinger. KnowInk was one of two companies pitching new voting technologies and equipment Wednesday night at the...

Winter storm could drop a foot of snow on Northeast US

This National Weather Service RIDGE Radar image provided by NOAA shows a storm system moving across the United States, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at 10:48 p.m. EST. A densely populated swath of the Northeast was preparing for winter’s harshest thump yet, a fast-moving storm...

Walter S. Jackson Sr.

Walter S. “Walt” Jackson Sr., 64 of Fostoria, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Toledo Hospital in Toledo. He was born on August 22, 1952 in Fostoria to the late Thadeus D. and Julia Mae (Dixie) Jackson. He married Sharon Kelley (Fuller) on November 27,...

Samuel J. Young

Samuel J. Young, 60 of Fostoria, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at St. Catherine’s Manor, Fostoria. He was born January 22, 1957 in Tiffin to the late Charles Louis and Dorothy Mae (Rhodes) Young. He married Diane Hipp and they later divorced. He later married...

Griffin leads Clippers past Knicks after Oakley ejection

LA Clippers’ Austin Rivers (25) defends New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) NEW YORK (AP) — Blake Griffin scored a season-high 32 points and the...
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Area Prep Basketball Leader

Prep Boys Basketball Scoring Leaders G Pts Avg. Tayte Lentz, Elm 16 278 17.4 Hootie Cleveland, OF 17 290 17.1 Braxton Fasone, VB 15 250 16.7 Cyle Smith, SW 14 207 14.8 Gauge Sadler, H-L 18 265 14.7 Caleb Bonham, Van 16 230 14.4 Alex Pessell, Arc 17 237 13.9 Jacob Webb, OF 17 211...