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By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER For 130 years, Labor Day has been hailed by Americans as the unofficial end of summer. And for many, that means relishing in the joys of swimming pools, camping trips, a three-day weekend and sizzling summer cookouts one last time. But there are some...

Poking fun at prejudice

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A black man and a Jewish guy walk into a hotel named the Plantation Inn to write a play about cultural diversity. Sound like the start of a bad joke? It’s actually the premise behind “The Black-Jew Dialogues” — a two-man,...

Goldsmith indicted in police assault

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A Fostoria man accused of assaulting a police officer last month was indicted out of Seneca County Common Pleas Court last week. Peter F. Goldsmith, 45, 136 Bradner St., was indicted by the Seneca County Grand Jury Aug. 20 on a fourth-degree felony...

Snowden facing drug charges after motel bust

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A Fostoria man was arrested on multiple drug charges stemming from a January search warrant executed at Fostoria Motel. Lamar Snowden, 37, 245 Bannister St., was arrested last Thursday on three counts of trafficking in heroin, one count of...

Former treasurer indicted

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The former treasurer of Bettsville Local Schools was indicted on multiple felony charges relating to his June termination from the now-defunct district. According to Seneca County Common Pleas Court documents, Roger A. Luhring was charged last week...

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Honda steals top rank of Hot Wheels

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Consumers aren’t the only ones praising Honda’s ability to produce a quality vehicle. The Honda Accord took the top spot in the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s “Hot Wheels” report, ranking the 10 most stolen vehicles...

Ice Ice J B

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Over the course of about a month, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become a viral Internet powerhouse. What started as a unique fundraising effort between friends has now become a worldwide phenomenon, catching the attention of everyone from Bill...

New era begins

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER BETTSVILLE — A new era in local education officially began Wednesday as Old Fort Local Schools opened its Bettsville campus for the first time. The 2014-2015 school year commenced bright and early Wednesday morning as nearly 600 students...

District wired for learning in the 21st century

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The days of dusty chalkboards and worn-out textbooks are coming to an end. Enter the classroom of the 21st century. The chalkboard is now the SMART Board. Textbooks have been replaced by e-books. And exams are no longer given on a piece of paper, but...