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Nowicki goes wickless

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Wait A Mint. Beach Please. Tropic Like It’s Hott. These are just a few of the fun and quirky names Hope Nowicki created for her wickless candles. The Fostoria senior started her own business — Nowicki’s Wickless — making and...
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Fostoria company revs up for Monday event

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria is most known for its rich history in trains, glass, flooring and flour milling. However, many are unaware of a hidden gem resting in a residential area at the southern end of town. In an effort to inform the public about what they do while...
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Celebrating America’s freedoms

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Nearly 242 years ago, the 13 colonies claimed their independence from England with the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Today, Americans celebrate the birthday of the United States with patriotic displays, fireworks, barbecue’s and...
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Bella._.Slimee is for everyone

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A Fostoria student is into some sticky business. Bella Mendoza, an eighth-grade student at Fostoria Junior/Senior High School, has joined the slime community and decided to start her own business selling the soft, flexible toy to her friends....
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Find a special treasure Saturday

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria’s community-wide garage sales event is set for this weekend. Slated Friday and Saturday, the annual event features garage sales all over the tri-county area full of miscellaneous treasures up for grabs. “I have a lot of stuff I...
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Hop over to Hoppy Hollands Rabbitry

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Olivia Yoakam may have one word to describe her summer: Hoppy. The sixth-grade Arcadia Local School student was selected for the Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce’s Student Start Up Program, which is providing funds to 10 area students to help...
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Safety Town graduates 25

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Dressed in handmade caps and matching T-shirts, 25 area youngsters graduated Friday morning after a week of learning how to be a little bit safer. The children successfully completed Safety Town, a week-long program aimed at teaching kids ages 4-6 the...
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Fostoria firefighters participate in fire safety research project

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria firefighters spent the last two days working to better themselves and the entire fire industry. Crews of two and seven traveled to Sidney Monday and Tuesday, respectively, to get some training while also participating in a study on fire...
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St. Wendelin Festival gets under way Friday

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER New and returning attractions are coming to this year’s St. Wendelin Festival. Slated for 6 p.m. to midnight Friday and 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday at St. Wendelin Catholic School, 533 S. Countyline St., the two-day event will feature Air...
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Be your own boss

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Ten area students are on their ways to becoming entrepreneurs. The Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce, in an effort to foster entrepreneurism, responsibility and success-driven youth, implemented a Student Start Up program earlier this year, accepting...