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Barn quilt trail is outdoor art exhibit

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Driving throughout Hancock County, many may see slabs of wood painted to look like quilts hanging on the sides of several buildings. More than 60 of these barn quilts have popped up in the county within the past five years, decorating properties and...
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Supply drive starts Saturday

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Several community entities have joined forces to help families better prepare for the upcoming academic year. The United Way of Fostoria, Fostoria City Schools, the Review Times and Kroger have partnered to host a joint school supply drive this summer...
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Annual car show rescheduled for Friday

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau will host its 15th Annual Car Show Friday. Originally planned for May 5, the event was rescheduled due to inclement weather. With the recent spouts of heavy rainfall, officials are...
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Library, hospital teaming up to serve community

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER An unexpected business duo has partnered in an effort to better serve the community. ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital and Kaubisch Memorial Public Library have joined forces to offer a free blood pressure screening from 10-11:30 a.m. July 20 at...
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Good Shepherd works to fill need

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A local nursing home is looking to fill a growing need for nurse aides. Through a partnership with an area educational institution, Good Shepherd Home is offering free classes to individuals interested in receiving a nurse aide certificate....
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City schools prepare for big move

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Schools is looking to the future. Although the building project won’t be complete for another two years, officials are taking steps to ensure a smooth transition for students and staff. Officials announced last month plans to...
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Fostoria hardware store closing

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A local hardware store is preparing to permanently close its doors after 25 years of serving the Fostoria community. Considerably slower foot traffic over the past nine years at Steinacker Hardware, 1656 N. Countyline St., has made it difficult to...
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Gaze at Fostoria’s garden delights

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Community members are invited on a tour of the city’s floral delights to witness Fostoria’s creativity and beauty in action. Hosted by the Fostoria Garden Club, Garden Delights 2017 Flower Show and Garden Tour will take place from 12-5...
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Thought behind sign holds no water

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It’s no secret Fostoria is short on funds. While city officials and community members have long been discussing the future of the city’s safety and general services, some may wonder how the city can afford summer help. An alphabet sign...
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Kiwanis kicks off inaugural ‘Fill the Truck’ campaign

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Clothes and toys and dishes, oh my! Over the years, clothes get shoved in the back of the closets, toys are forgotten and new dishes are purchased. A local organization is offering an opportunity for community members to clean out their house and get...