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Replacement windows give new life to old homes

Editor’s note: This story is the first of several featured in the Review Times Home & Garden section, which can be found in the B-section of today’s paper. By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER When it comes to home improvement projects, window replacement...
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3 vie for council’s 1st Ward

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Paula Dillon hopes the people she’s served the last seven years on Fostoria City Council will show their support for her next week at the polls. Next Tuesday, voters throughout Fostoria’s 1st Ward will have three choices as to who...
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Council’s 4th Ward seat contested

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Two men, both vying for their first spot on Fostoria City Council, are hoping to unseat an incumbent of nearly 15 years. When voters in Fostoria’s 4th Ward head to the polls next Tuesday to vote in the primary election, they’ll...
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‘Changes’ coming to Lake Plains Chorus

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Fred Schmidt’s love affair with the sounds of barbershop music began in 1964, under the dimly lit stage of an old auditorium on West High Street. “It was at the old high school — a real band box of an auditorium,”...
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Officers awarded for successful investigation

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Several Fostoria police officers received awards Friday for their efforts in bringing a successful end to a fraud investigation early last year. Detective Brandon Bell; officers Cory Brian, Gabe Wedge, Evan Ely, Nate Elliott; and dispatcher...
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City listed 30th safest in state

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER The National Council for Home Safety and Security has named Fostoria among the 50 safest cities in Ohio. Fostoria was listed by the council as the 30th safest city in the state. The only other nearby cities to make the list were Bellevue at...
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Council kills charter change

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Council buried a proposed amendment to the charter Tuesday night after several members of the community spoke out against it. The proposal called for placing legislation on the Nov. 7 ballot that, if passed, would modify the city...
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Vet clinic another step closer to town

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Tri-County Veterinary Clinic is one small step away from receiving one big check toward relocating to Plaza Drive. Fostoria City Council on Tuesday heard a second reading of a $340,000 loan from the city’s Revolving Loan Fund to Dr....

Empty posts costing city

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Filling the two patrolmen vacancies within Fostoria Police Department would likely reduce overtime expenses by around $90,000, officials said Tuesday. Interim Safety Service Director Lewie Ekleberry delivered a brief presentation to Fostoria...

Bond set for Fostoria man threatening to shoot people

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Bond was recently set at $130,000 for the Fostoria man accused of threatening to shoot people last week at a local apartment complex. Logan S. Chilcote, 25, 1201 Beier Dr., Apt. D, is charged with having weapons while on disability, a...