$10M warehouse sale a surprise to city

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A massive real estate transaction involving a Fostoria warehouse selling for eight figures last month was a surprise to city officials when it was announced Friday. Industrial Property Brokers and Colliers International announced the completed sale...

Bar owner evades jail in license violation

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The Fostoria man listed as the owner of Los Tocallos Bar and Restaurant evaded jail Tuesday after being found guilty of a liquor license violation. Andrew P. Miller, 40, 837 N. Union St., was sentenced to 60 days in jail with 60 days suspended...

Man pleads guilty to 1 of 2 assault charges

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A Fostoria man charged with two counts of assault last month received jail time on one of the charges Thursday. Peter F. Goldsmith, 45, 745 E. Sandusky St., pleaded guilty Thursday morning to a first-degree misdemeanor charge of assault,...

Trial set for suspect in fatal house fire

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER One of the three suspects charged in a fatal Memorial Day house fire is to stand trial this October. The state’s case against Timothy D. Hall will go before a jury Oct. 27-28 in Seneca County Common Pleas Court, a court representative said...

Council thanks former clerk for service

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Council showed its appreciation Tuesday to longtime clerk David L. Clark. Council unanimously approved a resolution both congratulating and thanking Clark for his eight years of service. Clark announced his retirement July 22. Clark...

Fostoria helps fill a drained ‘Glass City’

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Many Fostorians came together Sunday to help refill an empty “Glass City.” For a 12-hour period, the city of Fostoria collected donations to help those affected by the devastating Lake Erie contamination that rendered approximately...

Democrat candidate to appear on TV interview

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The Democratic candidate for Ohio’s 88th House of Representatives District will go face to face with a local news legend Sunday morning for a televised Q&A session. Bill Young will appear on the WTOL 11 program “Leading Edge with...

The people’s champion

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The people have spoken. Dell’s has done it again. Fostoria Dell’s Restaurant took its award-winning Wally’s Great American BBQ to Columbus this week and came home with yet another trophy to hang on the mantle. Wally’s took...

Game on

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER When he was 6 years old, Alex Hughes would sit in front of his Atari 2600 and escape into the colorful, 8-bit world of “Pitfall!” At 18, his desire to run his own storefront took him to the University of Michigan where he would earn a...

FEDC eyes downtown green space

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A Fostoria nonprofit hopes to put the site of a 2008 fire to productive use by attempting to consolidate ownership of the downtown lot. Last week, a member of Community Improvement Corporation, a 501(c)(3) branch of Fostoria Economic Development...