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Davoli disputes recovery plan projections

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Councilman Mathew Davoli gave a presentation Tuesday highlighting why he believes the city will not be out of fiscal emergency by 2021. According to projections laid out in the city’s five-year financial recovery plan,...
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Mayor: Police OT outweighed by savings

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Overtime continues to soar within Fostoria Police Division, but officials are saying the rising costs are far outweighed by the savings from not hiring additional officers. The police department is currently on pace to amass around $98,000...
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Dispatchers speak out against planned cuts

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER With their days of employment numbered, local dispatchers say the plan to join a countywide 911 center puts financial savings over public safety. Dispatchers Karen Nesbitt, Sonia Castillo and Kristen Hohman met with the Review Times back in...
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Dispatch decision delayed

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Plans to lay off Fostoria’s emergency dispatchers and shift to a countywide 911 center will likely take longer than expected, officials said this week. Fostoria was placed in fiscal emergency by the State Auditor’s Office last...
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SWHS salutes final class

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER St. Wendelin Catholic School graduated its final class of seniors Sunday, ending a 96-year history in Fostoria with a bittersweet commencement ceremony. As each of the 32 young men and women accepted their high school diplomas, they said...
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Bomb threat being investigated in West Millgrove

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a pair of bomb threats reported this week, one of which occurred Wednesday in West Millgrove. Sheriff’s deputies were called to West Millgrove a little after 11 a.m. Wednesday after...
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Fostoria listed in top 20 safest cities

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER For the second time this year, Fostoria has been ranked among the safest cities in the state of Ohio by an independent research group. The home security experts at SafeWise.com released a report Monday ranking Ohio’s safest cities based...
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Selfless girl uses birthday to help animals

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER When Kim Schneiderman asked her daughter Katie what she wanted for her 8th birthday, the answer came as a pleasant surprise. “We were driving in our car and she said, ‘Instead of gifts, I want to help the animals that don’t...
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Fostoria center has served seniors for almost five decades

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER For nearly five decades, the Fostoria Senior Citizen Center has served as a gathering place for area seniors to enjoy each other’s company. And while the agency is very much in a state of flux, the friendly neighborhood atmosphere...
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Another charter change proposal on council agenda

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER After months of failed proposals to change the city charter, At-large Councilman Mathew Davoli is now seeking to abandon the document altogether. This evening, Fostoria City Council will consider giving voters the choice to abandon the charter...