FCH celebrates healthcare week

By RON CRAIG STAFF WRITER ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital administrators are celebrating National Hospital and Healthcare Week by showing their appreciation for the staff in a variety of ways, including a cookout that took place Tuesday. “It’s a national holiday...

Giving credit where credit is due

MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER One community member spoke out Tuesday to express his gratitude for all the work Fostoria’s police officers do for the community and what they’ve done for him. Nate Heiser, owner of KemoSabes Roadhouse Grill on Sandusky Street, said officers...

Fostoria High School wrestling camp slated

Joey Simcoe, a three-time NCAA Division II all-America wrestler who is now the head coach at Tiffin University, will be the featured clinician at Fostoria High School’s 2016 Wrestling Camp, scheduled for June 20 through 22. The camp is open to wrestlers entering grades 5...

Wednesday’s Scoreboard

PREP SOFTBALL Tuesday’s District Games Division II GENOA DISTRICT Port Clinton 7, Toledo Rogers 5 Bowling Green 5, Sandusky 1 SENECA EAST DISTRICT Vermilion 3, Lexington 0 Ontario 16, Tiffin Columbian 2 Clyde 17, Lima Senior 1 Division III Wednesday’s District...

Prep track: League meet preview capsules

League Track Preview Capsules BVC Championship WHEN: Friday (Field event finals, 4:30 p.m.; 3,200 relay final, 5 p.m.; running event finals, 6:30 p.m.). WHERE: Liberty-Benton High School. DEFENDING TEAM CHAMPS: Liberty-Benton boys and girls. WHAT TO WATCH: L-B’s boys have...

Ohio House passes medical marijuana bill; Sprague votes no

 A bill to legalize medical marijuana was approved by a 71-26 vote Tuesday in the Ohio House. State Rep. Robert Sprague, R-Findlay, voted against it. House Bill 253 would bar patients from smoking marijuana, but does allow them to use it in vapor form, according to the Associated...

No plans set yet for Dorney Plaza renovations

There are still no concrete plans for the renovation of Dorney Plaza in Findlay, but there may be a first step in sight. The Hancock County commissioners met with a group of county, city and private officials this morning to discuss the release of a study by the National Center...

UPDATED 6 P.M.: Power restored in Liberty Township

Firefighters from Liberty Township responded to a utility pole fire this morning. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported the pole caught on fire just after 5 a.m. near the intersection of Ohio 12 and Montana Avenue. Scanner traffic at the time indicated that traffic...

James Pine

James Edward “Jim” Pine, 87 of Fostoria, Ohio and formerly of Risingsun, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Fostoria, Ohio surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 27, 1928 in Lima, Ohio to the late...

Raul Vasquez Jr.

Raul Vasquez Jr., 62 of Fostoria, died Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Bridge Hospice in Findlay. He was born December 7, 1953 in Steele, MO the son of Raul and Aurelia (Salinas) Vasquez Sr. He is survived by his children, Michael Chavana of Carey and Marcos (Chalia) Vasquez of...