Hay not running for reelection

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER In order to focus on his new position at St. Wendelin Parish, Jonathan Hay has said he will not seek a second term on Fostoria City Council. The decision not to run for reelection came after St. Wendelin announced last week Hay would...

Council quells more changes to city charter

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER When Mathew Davoli proposed allowing write-in candidates in local elections, he didn’t consider what would happen if a cartoon character won a seat on Fostoria City Council. But when questioned by his fellow members of council Tuesday...

Students honor King’s legacy

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER On April 18, 1959, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the grounds of the Washington Monument and inspired 26,000 people to fight for equality. “Make a career of humanity. Commit yourself to the noble struggle for human rights. You will...

Wayne native headed to D.C.

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Alexis Miller voted in her first election in November, a milestone for any young American. And in just a few days, she’ll have the opportunity to be part of history and witness the man she voted for take the oath of office as the 45th...

Bascom fire seeks levy

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER BASCOM — An 89-year-old fire station in the heart of Bascom could soon be replaced if voters approve a .7-mill tax increase this spring. Bascom Joint Fire District will place a 2.5-mill tax levy on the ballot for the May 2 primary...

Local ghosthunters on quest for funds

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Fostoria’s own paranormal investigators are hoping to turn their passion for ghost hunting into a series of homegrown documentaries. Fostoria Paranormal Investigations launched an online fundraising campaign Monday to help jumpstart a...

Kauffman looks to retain council president seat

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER If Steve Kauffman gets his wish, he’ll be sticking around as president of Fostoria City Council. At least for another four years. Kauffman told the Review Times Monday he has been hard at work collecting signatures for his petition for...

Changes to city income tax

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER A reduced tax credit for people who work out of town is just one change local taxpayers should consider when preparing to file their tax returns this year. Holly Cassady, city tax administrator, said Fostoria City Council’s decision to...

Commission rejects city recovery plan

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER In an unexpected turn, the state-appointed commission overseeing Fostoria’s fiscal stability unanimously voted Wednesday to reject the recovery plan passed by city council last month. Fostoria’s Financial Planning and Supervision...

Two sentenced in area arsons

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Two of four people indicted in connection to a string of arsons in March were recently sentenced in Wood County. Nicholas C. Hackworth, 19, 5473 N. TR 63, and Santana M. Diliberto, 19, Port Clinton, both went before Judge Robert Pollex last...