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Safety Town graduates 27 children

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Over the past few weeks, hundreds of area students, dressed in caps and gowns, walked down the aisles to receive their diplomas from local high schools. On Friday, however, nearly 30 youngsters, dressed in handmade caps and matching t-shirts, earned a...
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Show them you care

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As the saying goes, “Sharing is caring.” The United Way of Fostoria is looking for community volunteers to show they care by sharing their time with local agencies on various projects during a worldwide Day of Caring June 21. Officials are...
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FHS graduates future leaders

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER More than 100 Fostoria pupils entered their high school graduation Sunday as students and left with aspirations of becoming leaders. During Fostoria High School’s 144th commencement ceremony, class of 2017 salutatorian Cristy Gao reminisced on...
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New attractions coming to festival

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The first big Fostoria summer event of 2017 is scheduled June 9-11. The 44th annual St. Wendelin Festival will take place from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday and 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at St. Wendelin Catholic School, 533...
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Annual Safety Town slated June 5-9

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For most students, summer vacation has finally arrived. And while the school year has ended, the need for learning hasn’t. Camp Fire Northwest Ohio will offer area youngsters ages 4-6 the opportunity to learn all about summer safety during its...
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Raising awareness and funds

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Diagnosed with type I diabetes in 2008, Brooklyn Ware has spent the second half of her life spreading awareness about and advocating for a cure for the autoimmune disease. Her family is inviting the community to join her in her efforts by raising...
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Fostoria teen selected for Children’s Congress

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For nearly 10 years, a Fostoria teen has been sharing the story of her journey with type I diabetes locally. Diagnosed with the autoimmune disease at the age of 8, Brooklyn Ware, now 17, has the opportunity to take her awareness efforts to the...
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Remembering the ultimate sacrifice

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Volunteers and veterans spent Wednesday morning placing flags at the graves of area veterans in honor of Memorial Day. Nearly 150 years ago, Maj. Gen. John A. Logan called for a nationwide day of remembrance for those who lost their lives while...
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Strike 3 for charter change

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Another charter change proposal died on the floor at Fostoria City Council’s meeting Tuesday night. The proposal called for placing legislation on the fall ballot that, if passed, would abolish the city charter altogether, reverting back to a...
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Sharing the dream

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Schools Board of Education is hoping to share its dream of a better future with the community at tonight’s board meeting. Officials are inviting community members to an open forum at the 6 p.m. BOE meeting in the Fostoria...