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City schools prepare for Holiday Family Fun Night

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER School officials are ready to ring in the holiday and have invited area families to join them. Fostoria City Schools will host a Holiday Family Fun Night from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Fostoria Junior/Senior High School for students and families from both...
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It’s time to give back

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER While Thursday was a day of thanks, Tuesday began a time of giving. And what better way to kick off the season of giving than giving to a local nonprofit. On Giving Tuesday, United Way of Fostoria Executive Director Evelyn Marker announced $153,233...
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Christmas time is here

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Although the snow has yet to stick and it doesn’t quite feel like winter, the tri-county area is preparing for the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas decorations are slowly popping up at residences throughout Fostoria as well as downtown...
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Stuffing stockings

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER ‘Tis the day after Thanksgiving and all through the stores, You rush to get bargains and savings galore. And while you’re out and about collecting carts full of toys, Why not grab something small for the less fortunate girls and boys?...
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General election’s final vote counts in

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The votes are in and they’re official. Seneca, Wood and Hancock county boards of election met Tuesday to count provisional ballots, or walk-in votes, setting in stone unofficial election results from Nov. 7. FOSTORIA LEVY The highly debated...
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FIES garners its 2nd Momentum Award

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For the second year in a row, Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School has been recognized for good grades on the school’s report card. It was announced this week that the staff and students earned the Momentum Award, which recognizes schools...
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Your furry friends can get the flu too

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Flu season is here. And while keeping yourself healthy is important, area vets ask that you don’t forget about your furry companions. Reports of dogs contracting the flu have spotted the news already this season in the northwestern Ohio area,...
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Local groups seeking donations for A Christmas for Every Child

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Sounds of gobbling turkeys and jingling bells are in the air. Thanksgiving will soon be here and gone and holiday shopping will be upon us. While Christmas is considered the season of giving, some say that giving doesn’t have to wait until...
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‘Tis the season for holiday Grinches

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER ‘Tis the season. For both holiday shoppers and holiday robbers. It’s not unusual at this time of year for the Grinches of the tri-county area to make an appearance and steal things from local stores or homes. In light of recent armed...
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United Way closes in on 2017 campaign goal

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The United Way of Fostoria has reached nearly ¾ of its 2017 campaign goal, closing in on its mission to change lives one at a time. At the final rally of the reporting season Thursday, officials announced 74 percent of this year’s $195,000 goal...