A Cash Mob Christmas

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Cash Mob is in its fifth year of spreading holiday cheer and blessing throughout the city. Throughout the past four years, the organization has helped approximately 160 families and 350 children by investing around $43,000 into ensuring they...

SW show choir named semi-finalist

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many may agree music is a timeless art. Songs from the present as well as decades past can be heard on the radio, are sold in stores and are brought back in local performances by the vocal talents of area students. St. Wendelin Catholic School is...

Organizers rally to bring Christmas to every child

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As of 1 p.m. Wednesday, A Christmas for Every Child had approved approximately 320 applications. However, with few donations coming in and the toy store less than three weeks away, organizers said they are unsure if they will be able to provide every...

‘Fostoria Grows Up’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The fifth installment of a documentary series based on the city’s past may be a walk down memory lane for some and a creative history lesson for others. Fostoria Area Historical Society, in partnership with local film studio Capture1 Studios,...

FFD training unending

Editor’s Note: This is the third story in a four-part weekly series featuring the Fostoria Fire Division. The final installment will run Dec. 5. By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After touring the inside of a fire truck and fire station, many children dream and aspire to be a...

State lays out recovery plan scenarios

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER With the Dec. 6 deadline fast approaching, Fostoria’s councilmembers heard the first draft of the city’s financial recovery plan during a work session Monday evening. While not all the ideas presented during the roughly two-hour meeting...

Fostoria Fire Division doing a lot with a little

Editor’s Note: This is the second story in a four-part weekly series featuring the Fostoria Fire Division. The next installment will run Nov. 28. By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It’s been said change is the only constant in life. Fostoria’s full-time fire division...

Hopewell-Loudon promotes positivity

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Hopewell-Loudon Local School is promoting positivity with a little bit of fun. Staff and students put together a school-wide lip dub video — a music video that combines lip syncing and audio dubbing — last week as part of a Positive...

A Christmas for Every Child

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many area residents are gearing up to stuff themselves with turkey and the fixings on Thanksgiving before setting out for some bargain hunting. With Black Friday in less than a week, A Christmas for Every Child organizers are reaching out and asking...

The gift of reading

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER While several area organizations are providing families with food and toys this holiday season, one group decided to do something a little different. The Fostoria Kiwanis Club is collecting donations of new children’s books. The books will be...