A Christmas gift

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER To spread a little warmth this holiday season, students at Longfellow School distributed blankets to several residents at an area nursing home Wednesday. Hand-tied and gift-wrapped, 14 knotted fleece blankets were given to 14 different residents at...

‘Tis the season to be freezin’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER ‘Tis the season to be freezin’ for a reason. Several community members and officials took a chilly dip into Lake Lamberjack Friday afternoon in an effort to raise money for local families in need during the second annual Polar Plunge....

One pulse at a time

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria firefighters are training to save the lives of community members one pulse at a time. Fostoria Fire Division has implemented a new piece of equipment engineered to assist the first responders during a call for residents experiencing cardiac...

Community meets new chamber chief

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Members of the community were introduced to the new Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce executive director Wednesday afternoon during a Fostoria Area Safety Council meeting. Sally McDonald replaced Pamela Smith, who announced Oct. 23 she would be...

A ‘repair’ on Elm Street

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A roadway within the village of Bettsville is receiving a facelift. Crewmen with Dellinger Excavating, out of Monroeville, have been working for the last week to replace an elliptical culvert under Elm Street using funds provided by a CDBG (Community...

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The piano man

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER At age 14, Jesse Myers performed his first solo piano recital at St. Wendelin Catholic Parish. Almost 20 years to the day since his first concert, the Fostoria native will return to his former church to entertain the community with another classical...

On the air

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Schools’ students are reaching for the stars and landing ‘on the air’ as they dream up creative pieces to produce and show on national television. Fostoria Junior/Senior High School students in TV production classes...

The most wonderful time of the year

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As the carol goes, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” And for more than 450 area children, it is, thanks to the efforts of several community members and organizations who have made this song a reality, ensuring the kids will...

A helping hand

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many area children have placed their Christmas lists on the branches of a tree, hoping an angel will lend a helping hand and answer their wishes this holiday season. Fostoria Cash Mob has taken on nine more families and placed several more tags on the...