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Fostoria’s Relay For Life moving downtown

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR As farmers begin harvesting their crops this fall, a group of people will be harvesting a little hope in downtown Fostoria. Fostoria’s Relay For Life will step off from the green space at Tiffin and Main streets at 1 p.m. Oct. 6 under this...
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Fostoria teen takes first place at Ohio State Fair

By LINDA WOODLAND Managing editor A Fostoria girl has taken her passion for electricity and her affection for fair-like amusements and combined them into an award-winning enterprise. Belinda Burkett, 14, took first place at the Ohio State Fair for her radio-controlled project...
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Local farmer shares 21st century production system

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR Farmers are getting a bad rap when it comes to the algae bloom in Lake Erie. “When you watch the news on TV its ‘algae bloom, farmers’ fault’ and that is incorrect,” Dwight Clary of Clary Farms LLC, Fostoria, said....
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Legendary area bands reunite in Fostoria

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR A Hancock County man is combining his love of music with his desire to pay it back, and even forward. Robert Rodman of McComb is organizing a celebration of the music and bands of the 1960s and ’70s with the goal of raising money for a...
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Tractor ride raising funds for Risingsun Historical Society

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR The annual Tri-County Tractor Ride will be rumbling through Seneca and Wood counties Saturday. Organizer Michael Cox of Risingsun said a little more than two dozen tractor riders have already signed up for the event that starts at 8 a.m. at the...
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Antenna towers aren’t a thing of the past

By Linda Woodland Managing Editor With access to satellite dishes, cablevision and online streaming through networks such as Hulu and Netflix, you’d think there’d be no need for the TV antenna towers of the past that dotted the skyline of neighborhoods throughout the...
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Turning photos into food

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR If you are going to wish, wish big. But sometimes a wish can take on a life of its own and the results can be more than you could ever imagine. Such could be said for the Humane Society of Seneca County. Like any non-profit organization that...
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Become CERTified

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR You see them at football games, parades, special events and accident scenes. They wear a bright, reflective vest and swing a flashlight to direct motorists through traffic safely. They aren’t rent-a-cops or wanna-be cops. They are friends...
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How NAFTA hurt Fostoria, workers

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR When the North American Free Trade Agreement was hammered out in the early ’90s, few in Fostoria could foresee the negative impact it would have on the community. Especially when then-CEO of Allied-Signal Autolite Larry Bossidy held up a...
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Send a Hug to a Senior

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR When making plans to send expressions of love this Valentine’s Day, don’t forget the senior in your life. For the third consecutive year, St. Catherine’s Manor of Fostoria will be making special deliveries Wednesday to senior...