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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...
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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...