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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...
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Fostoria’s Autolite plant closes

By LINDA WOODLAND and MORGAN MANNS Fostoria’s Autolite Spark Plug plant workers left the factory at 1600 N. Union St. for the last time Friday, putting a reported 62 people out of work. The company reported the planned closing to the state Dec. 4. Bob Teeple, former...
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Cupcake wars coming to Risingsun

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR Girton Church of God is hosting a holy cupcake contest that could pay big dividends to the baker of the best little bite of cake. The Risingsun church is looking for 30 people to enter the contest that could pay $10,000 for the tastiest cupcake....
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Floridians get ready for Fostoria Day celebration

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR Fifty-eight years ago two strangers found themselves sitting on the same bench in Florida. Frank Kinker and E.J. Haldeman were having a casual conversation, as strangers often do, when one asked the other where they were from. ‘Fostoria,...
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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...