New wing takes flight

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Good Shepherd Home’s newest wing opened to many “Oohs” and “Ahhs” from the public Wednesday. Providing care and a place to call home since 1904, the nursing home celebrated the grand opening of its 100 wing....

Action auction bids return of annual event

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A parochial education isn’t cheap, but St. Wendelin’s Action Auction offers a fun way to lower those costs. The 31st annual event is scheduled Feb. 7 in the north gym at St. Wendelin Catholic School. Money raised at the auction benefits...

Fostoria youth share The Dream

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. expressed his feelings towards equality through words on Aug. 28, 1963, Fostoria youth expressed their beliefs and ideals on equality through the written word Monday. Five Fostoria students presented their award-winning...

A whole new world

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria serves as a home-away-from-home for several international students at St. Wendelin Catholic School. One student, Ly Nguyen, had the opportunity to share her second home with her mother, Trang Thanh, who visited the city and the school Friday....

STEMM-ing into the future

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Some would agree the years spent in high school are geared towards laying down paths for students to higher education and future careers. In an effort to assure students are branching out to experience new things and carving goals for their futures,...

Coaching changes cause clash

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Several community members attended the Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education Wednesday to express their concerns involving the district’s athletic program. In a room full of approximately 100 people, eight individuals spoke out during the public...

FPD takes next step in curtailing crime

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It is well-known that the mission of every law enforcement agency is to protect and to serve the American public. Fostoria’s police department has joined forces with the state attorney general’s office to take part in a statewide...

City hooks grant for fishery updates

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After fishing online for funding, city officials announced Fostoria reeled in a grant to make improvements to a local fishery. Fostoria Economic Development Corporation President Renee Smith applied for the $118,095 grant through the Ohio Department...

The key to public safety

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Fire Division has implemented a program to ensure they’re not locked out of a residence when a civilian needs medical assistance. The Locked Out Program will allow safety personnel to have easy access to a residence when responding to...

‘Give Kids a Smile’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many area children will be showing off their sparkling whites this February after receiving cleanings offered by a local dentistry. Drs. Thomas Guernsey and Steven Geroski will “Give Kids a Smile” from 7:10 a.m. until close Feb. 6 at...