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Candidate petitions are filing in

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER With one day until the filing deadline for the May 2 primary election, it’s clear at least two seats on Fostoria City Council will be contested. Noah Davoli, son of former Mayor John Davoli and brother of current At-large Councilman...
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City receives grant for gas station clean-up

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER The city of Fostoria has received $100,000 from the state of Ohio to clean up the former Clark gas station on North Countyline Street. According to a news release from the Ohio Development Services Agency, the state awarded more than $1...
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Fostoria stabbing victim dies

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER The victim of an apparent stabbing at the Fostoria Townhouses died Wednesday evening, and police have several suspects in custody. Fostoria Police Chief Keith Loreno said several suspects are being held in connection to the homicide, which...
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Fire set in home

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER The state fire marshal’s office has launched an investigation into a “suspicious” fire set in the basement of a Summit Street residence Monday afternoon. Fostoria Fire Division was called to 111 Summit St. at 3:46 p.m. Monday...

Spend An Evening With Jerry Blevins

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER and LINDSAY SHAFFER STAFF WRITER Prepare to knock your evening out of the park. Major League Baseball player Jerry Blevins will speak at the Arcadia Community Park Building at 6 p.m. Jan. 29 during “An Evening with Jerry Blevins.”...

10-year-old arrested after joyride in Fostoria

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER A 10-year-old boy in hopes of a Sunday-morning shopping spree landed in the custody of police after driving a family vehicle from Kansas to Fostoria. At approximately 7:15 a.m. Sunday, Fostoria Police Officer Don Dennis spotted a vehicle...

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...