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Missing Fostoria man found dead

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR The search for a Fostoria man reported missing Dec. 27 ended in a ravine just north of Sandusky Street in Fostoria late Sunday morning. The body of Quincy Pullom, 38, was found a little less than two hours into a city-wide search involving more...
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I have met the enemy

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR During the War of 1812, Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry reported after the Battle of Lake Erie, “We have met the enemy and they are ours.” Those infamous words have been used many times in many different circumstances through the years...
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C’mon Fostoria, lighten up!

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR Deadline for Fostoria’s holiday decorating contest is nearing and organizers are hoping for lots of lights, sights and participants. This is the first year Fostoria Community Arts Council is hosting ‘Light Up Fostoria for the...
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The deal hunt is on

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR On your mark”¦ Get set”¦ SHOP! While many are busy planning the perfect Thanksgiving feast filled with tasty delights and family and friends gathered around the table Thursday, most are planning their Black Friday shopping strategy....
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Column: Where were the voters?

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR Over the past week I have seen and heard a lot of complaining about Tuesday’s general election results. There have been a few comments about results in Fostoria’s council and board of education races, but most people are talking about...
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Harvesting hope in Seneca County

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR If it’s true you reap what you sow, then Barb Vogel is harvesting a lot of good karma. Barb, the owner of Rock Run Bulk Foods, Tiffin, is about to host the 13th year of Harvest of Hope. The one-day fundraiser for FACT (financial assistance...
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Turkey Trot provides food for the less fortunate

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR As many spend November making plans for a holiday feast, Fostorian Heather Bond is preparing to provide food for the less fortunate. Five years ago Bond hosted Fostoria’s first Turkey Trot fundraiser on Thanksgiving Day morning. Less than...
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Fostoria Cash Mob disbanding

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR After a five-year run, Fostoria Cash Mob is disbanding. The announcement was made on Facebook Sunday by Greg Flores, president and founder of the group. “Now’s the time we need to move away from doing Cash Mob with all that...
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Autolite to close Fostoria plant

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR When Bob Teeple, president of UAW local 533, sat down Friday to negotiate the next contract with Autolite higher-ups, the last thing he expected was to be told the Fostoria plant is closing. “Basically, they came in and said they are going...
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Making a big difference in little ways

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR It doesn’t take great people doing great things to make a difference in this world. But it does take caring people who give their time and talents to help those around them. For more than 40 years, George and Judy Hossler have been giving...