Collective effort at SW

By ANDY WOLF STAFF WRITER Behind every winning team is a head coach orchestrating the charge. For the state-bound St. Wendelin girls basketball team, that man is Aaron Smith. Behind him are three entrusted assistant coaches in Bob Gase, Roger Holman and Steve Geroski. Together,...

UPDATE: Netanyahu claims victory in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to have fended off a strong challenge from the country’s opposition leader in parliamentary elections Tuesday, emerging from an acrimonious campaign in a slightly better position to form Israel’s next...

UF, Browns announce office internships

BEREA — University of Findlay students will work with the Cleveland Browns’ business office to gain experience in sports management. The school and the team said Tuesday that Browns personnel “will incorporate relevant sports-business examples and best practices” into...

Jet fighters in nighttime training this week

SWANTON — The 180th Fighter Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard will be conducting nighttime training flights through Friday, weather permitting. Northwestern Ohio residents may see or hear F-16 fighter jets taking off and landing until about 10 p.m. this week. Training...

Public Record

Fostoria citations Sunday: • Officer issued a citation for speed following a traffic stop on Columbus Avenue. vandalism Monday: • A South Poplar Street resident requested an officer for property damage to the fence. Sunday: • Caller reported a vehicle was parked...

Dennis W. Riley

Dennis W. Riley, age 74, of Arcadia, died Sunday, March 15 at his residence. Services are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria. Online condolences may be left at www.mann-harefh.com.

Shirley A. Podach

Shirley A. Podach, 80, of Fostoria, passed away at 3:31 a.m. Monday morning in Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. She was born March 25, 1934 in Bowling Green to the late Jacob and Alberta (Kasper) Wagner. She married Clarence J. Podach on February 5, 1955 at St. Wendelin Catholic...

Betty E. Pine

Betty Ellen Pine, of Fostoria, Ohio and formerly of Risingsun, Ohio, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015 at Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria, Ohio. Arrangements are pending at Barndt Funeral Home in Wayne, Ohio.

Eugene Paul and Patricia Jean Warrington

A memorial service for Eugene Paul and Patricia Jean (Shirk) Warrington, who passed away together on December 27, 2014 after 69 years of marriage, will be held on March 21, 2015 beginning 11 a.m. at Hope Lutheran Church in Fostoria. There will be visitation from 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m....

Norma Jean Bradner

Norma Jean (Lee) Bradner, 84, of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015 at St. Anne Home and Retirement Community surrounded by her daughters. She was born July 30, 1930 in Tiffin, Ohio. Norma Jean is survived by daughters, Kristine (Mike) Lamborne, Sandra (Don)...