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...

Building the community

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Taking on ambitious projects is nothing new to the men and women of Fostoria Area Habitat for Humanity. Since its inception in 1990, the agency has to its credit six new-home builds and 13 residential rehabilitation projects within the community. As...

Ready to make a positive image stick

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Every day, the men of Fostoria Police Department respond to a variety of emergencies throughout the area. Often times, these incidents put officers into contact with innocent children who are suddenly thrust into a traumatic, unfamiliar situation. To...

Salaz pleads not guilty in death

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A Fostoria man indicted last month in connection to the late-May homicide of a 20-year-old Fostoria woman pleaded not guilty to charges Tuesday. Dallas A. Salaz, 19, who was charged with complicity to commit aggravated burglary, a first-degree...