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Cassidy wins vacated council seat

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER The biggest critic of Mathew Davoli during his brief tenure on Fostoria City Council was selected to replace him Tuesday night. Greg Cassidy, 710 College Ave., was sworn in as council’s newest at-large representative, immediately...
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6 vie for Fostoria’s at-large position

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Six people will stake their claim for a vacant seat on Fostoria City Council this evening, including one prominent community member. One of council’s three at-large seats was vacated July 13 after Mathew Davoli resigned from the post to...
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Churches to share parking lot

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Two local churches will now share one space and the agreement will grace both religious institutions with a new parking lot. First Presbyterian Church recently reached an agreement to share its West Fremont Street building with Trinity United...
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Protecting those who protect and serve

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER A grant program endorsed by Sen. Sherrod Brown could help Fostoria Police Division replace life-saving equipment set to expire this year. Brown (D-OH) announced Friday the Senate Appropriations Committee approved $22.5 million in grant funding...

Man responsible for officer overdose charged with trafficking

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER The Findlay man responsible for a Fostoria police officer’s accidental exposure to fentanyl last month was indicted Wednesday by a Seneca County grand jury. Logan T. Parrish, 27, has been charged with one count of aggravated trafficking...

FCS staff member fired

By BRIAN BOHNERT and MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITERS A Fostoria City Schools staff member was fired Tuesday for allegedly engaging in inappropriate conduct with multiple female students. Nelson J. Cousin was fired as an assistant track and cross country coach at Fostoria Junior/Senior...
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City hires firm to collect unpaid ambulance bills

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER A new company hired to hunt down unpaid ambulance bills on Fostoria’s behalf has already collected nearly $70,000 this year. The city of Fostoria switched from Intermedix to EMS Management & Consultants, Inc. in March after officials...
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Fostoria man dies after attempt to break up dog fight

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER A Fostoria man died Thursday night after trying to break up a fight between his dog and another canine, and one of the pets bit him. The 60-year-old man, identified as Michael Parks, was bitten at about 11 p.m. Thursday while attempting to...
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Land detachment request raises questions, concerns

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Members of Fostoria City Council have questions they need answered before allowing a Fostoria man to detach more than 30 acres of property from city limits. On Tuesday, council voted to table an ordinance detaching approximately 33 acres of...
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City officials begin search for Davoli replacement

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER The future of Mathew Davoli’s now-vacant seat on Fostoria City Council will be a little clearer tonight as officials begin the search for his replacement. Davoli resigned as an at-large member of city council Thursday morning to support...