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Bond set at $250K for drug trafficking suspect

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Bond was set at $250,000 Friday for the Findlay man responsible for a Fostoria police officer’s accidental exposure to a deadly synthetic opioid. Logan T. Parrish, 27, of Findlay, is charged with one count of aggravated drug trafficking....

Fostoria officer accidentally exposed to fentanyl

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER A Fostoria police officer who was accidentally exposed to fentanyl during an arrest Thursday afternoon is recovering at home. The patrolman came into contact with what was believed to be the deadly synthetic opioid during a routine traffic...
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Shooting suspect’s case moved

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER The Fostoria man arrested last week in connection to a shooting has been bound over to Seneca County Common Pleas Court. Jerel M. Rhoades, 37, of Fostoria, waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court Thursday...
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City closer to borrowing $13M for water projects

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER The city of Fostoria is closing in on getting roughly $13 million in loans toward upcoming construction projects. Fostoria’s Financial Planning and Supervision Commission on Wednesday gave conditional approval to two Ohio Water...
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Police: Levy key to keeping service quality

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Not replacing two Fostoria police officers is saving the city nearly three times more than the mayor previously thought. Mayor Eric Keckler on Tuesday rectified a mistake made by his office two weeks ago regarding how much money having two...
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To tax or not to tax

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER State and local officials believe additional taxes are crucial for Fostoria to regain the financial stability it had pre-Great Recession. On Tuesday, members of Fostoria City Council will have their own chance to say whether a 6-mill property...
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A vacation back in time

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Once upon a time, people all across America left their front doors unlocked and let their children roam free until lampposts lit the city streets. And while it may seem like a distant memory, there’s a place not far from here where those...
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$1M bond set for stabbing suspect

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Bond was set at $1 million for the teen charged in the January murder of 18-year-old D’Andre Gehring. Cristian M. Brown, 18, of Pittsburgh, was indicted by a Seneca County Grand Jury Wednesday on a charge of murder, a special felony, for...

Fostoria stabbing suspect indicted

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER The teen accused of fatally stabbing 18-year-old D’Andre Gehring earlier this year has been indicted by a Seneca County Grand Jury. Cristian M. Brown, 18 of Pittsburgh, has been charged with murder, a special felony, for allegedly...
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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,...