Care center marks 16 years with open house

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR Dementia is an undiscriminating villain, robbing its victims of precious memories it has taken a lifetime to gather. And as it progresses, it also steals rational thought causing impaired judgment, disorientation, confusion and behavior changes,...

Dinner and a raffle

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR Instead of dinner and a movie this Saturday, how about dinner and a raffle? Lions Clubs throughout Seneca County are hosting a super raffle and dinner as a fundraiser for Project Lifesaver, a program the civic organization has been spearheading...

A bargain worth bragging about

EDITORIAL By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR We all like a bargain. Who wouldn’t like to walk out of a store with an item that is reduced in price by nearly 90 percent. Just think of it: • A gallon of gas priced at $2.29 now for sale for 23 cents. • A restaurant...

FPD nabs wanted felons

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR Fostoria police used the element of surprise to arrest two wanted felons from Toledo in a covert operation Monday afternoon. Police arrested Shonquell T. Denson, 21, and Dorian R. Williams, 22, Monday afternoon at the northend of the city. Denson...

From court to clergy

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR By day, Charles Hall prosecutes criminals in Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court. By night, he forgives them. The part-time assistant prosecutor for the city of Fostoria is also the pastor of Reflection Ministries, a new church establishing its roots...

Fostoria flags hold a promise

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR It was a promise made more than a decade ago. And the promise has been kept every major U.S. holiday during that time. Diane and Ron Lind of Fostoria promised Seneca County veterans associations that if they purchased flags, they would put them...

Feeding the hungry in Seneca County

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR Hunger is right here in Seneca County. That is a fact Stacy LaFountaine, executive director of Pantry Plus of Seneca County, lives with every day. And that’s what drives her passion to try to ensure there is food to quench that need. Lots...

Garden Delights abound and surround Fostoria

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR Five dollars will get you a ticket to an afternoon filled with beauty and creativity without having to leave Fostoria to enjoy it. The Garden Delights adventure is provided by Fostoria Garden Club, hosts of this year’s flower show and...

SW takes stance on gay marriage

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR It was a banner weekend for the faithful at St. Wendelin Parish — even though someone stole it. Described in a Fostoria police report as being 2 feet wide by 8 feet long, the sign proclaiming “God’s marriage = 1 man + 1...

Honoring the call to serve

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR Flowers have been planted, flags have been placed at the graves of Fostoria’s fallen servicemen and the city is ready to honor its veterans as per the order issued by Maj. Gen. John A. Logan 147 years ago. And Fostoria, led this year by...