Area dentist deepens roots in his hometown

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It is often said there’s no place like home. A Fostoria native took this to heart nine years ago when he took partial ownership of a dentist office in town. He continued his desire to provide for the community when he became the sole owner of...

‘Songs in the key of life’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER At the tender age of 94, LaVera Clay’s lifelong love for playing the piano continues every Tuesday evening when she serenades residents of Good Shepherd Home. Tickling the ivories, she plays from memory but also from her heart. “I’ve...

Supplying the city’s schools

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The sunshine and warm weather of summer has finally arrived, bringing with it the realization of and preparation for the fast approaching first day of school. While some area students may have put it in the back of their minds, enjoying the summer...

Police report bricks thrown at several cars

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Three Fostoria residents woke up Wednesday morning, readying for the day ahead, to find their means of transportation had been compromised. According to Fostoria Police Capt. Dan Dell, sometime over night while the victims were sleeping, unknown...

Fostoria schools prepare for students’ return

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER With one month left until the first day of school, Fostoria City School officials are preparing for the 2015-2016 academic year. During the Monday night board of education meeting, Superintendent Andrew Sprang gave a brief report on school-year...

Quick-change artists cash in throughout area

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Police Department is warning citizens of quick-change artists entering local businesses with the intent of using large bills as distractions during transactions to take money from the business. According to Officer Cory Brian, officers...

City brings back Summerfest

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER With all of the recent rainfall, the city of Fostoria is hoping the weather cooperates in bringing summer to this weekend’s fest as the second annual Summerfest takes place downtown. “We’re hoping the weather stays clear,”...

ProMedica, Total Rehab join forces for pain care

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When it comes to physical pain, many would say they visit the doctor more than once for the same problem. Fostoria’s pain management clinic and total rehab services will be working more closely together in an effort to provide more effective and...

AIR replaces PARCC testing

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A sigh of relief may have escaped the mouths of area educators and students when lawmakers nixed a controversial state-mandated test June 30 after just one year of use. However, the expression of reprieve was short-lived as Ohio picked a replacement...

FCS rallying for upgrades

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many community members left a Fostoria City Schools public meeting Thursday evening with visions of the future after officials presented a proposal to upgrade district facilities. The proposal, geared at moving the district forward, will attract more...