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Spreading holiday cheer

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Community members spent Tuesday spreading holiday cheer as they helped roughly 350 area children receive a gift to open this Christmas. Organizers of Fostoria Cash Mob Operation: A Christmas for Every Child set up a makeshift store full of donated...
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BOE honors its little leaders

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School’s Lighthouse leaders were recognized Monday during the Fostoria City Schools’ Board of Education meeting. The Lighthouse Team is a group of 14 students in grades 3-6 who show leadership skills and...

Area students to explore law enforcement careers

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Area students will have the opportunity to explore the ins and outs of law enforcement by signing up with a local Boy Scouts of America post. Fostoria Police Department’s newly-formed Explorer Post 22 will host an open house from 7-8 p.m....

Mentor program seeks volunteers

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A free mentoring program geared toward the growth of Fostoria’s children is in need of more volunteers. TOPS, Inc. and its Advantage Mentoring Program is a tutoring and mentoring organization. Fostoria City Schools received an $80,000 grant over...

Christmas with a Cop kicks off

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Police Department is working to make this holiday the most wonderful time of the year by spreading some Christmas cheer. Christmas with a Cop will again provide 12 local underprivileged students and families with gifts and a meal this holiday...

Learning in STRIDE

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School students are striding into success with the use of a new computerized program. The school began offering STRIDE ACADEMY to students this year as an intervention and enrichment opportunity. STRIDE ACADEMY is an...

Every child deserves a Christmas

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Christmas is a short 20 days away and many area children are sure to be adding to their lists, hoping the jolly old elf will have a toy for them in his big bag of gifts. But while Santa prepares for the holiday at the North Pole, his helpers are...

Schools join forces to brighten the holidays of area families

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Area schools have come together to make this holiday the most wonderful time of the year for area families in need. Fostoria City and St. Wendelin Catholic schools have coordinated with Fostoria Cash Mob Operation: A Christmas for Every Child to raise...

Plunging into the season of giving

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER An area organization is preparing to plunge into the season of giving. Fostoria Cash Mob Operation: A Christmas for Every Child is gearing up for its third annual Polar Plunge, slated for noon Dec. 19 at Reservoir 3, Lake Lamberjack, in an effort to...

Christmas returns to Fosterville

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The city of Fostoria will wish area residents an early happy holidays Saturday during the 2015 Holiday Open House “Christmas in Fosterville.” Slated for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the annual event will include warm food, holiday music and Jolly Old...