Shooting victims ID’d

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Officials have identified the two victims of a Saturday shooting at Nye’s Trailer Park. During a press conference Monday morning at the Fostoria Municipal Building, Fostoria Police Chief Keith Loreno identified the victims as Lashelle Norman,...

Check out the Internet

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Kaubisch Memorial Public Library is making it easier for cardholders to use the World Wide Web at home or on the go with the purchase of Library HotSpots. These WiFi hotspots are smaller than a cell phone and provide free Internet connectivity to any...

St. Wendelin to host 32nd Action Auction

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Hundreds of area students attend St. Wendelin Catholic School each year. And every year, the religious institution hosts a grand event to help lower tuition costs for those students. This year, the students have given a little back by making items to...

Chamber eyes bigger presence in 2016

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When the countdown is over and the ball drops on Times Square, many people make a promise to better themselves in the new year. While 2015 was a “year of transition,” Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce, officials said they believe 2016 will...

Area dentist set to ‘Give Kids a Smile’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A trip to the dentist is oftentimes associated with a frown. However, area children can turn their frowns upside down Feb. 5 as a second local dentist office offers free teeth cleanings. Dr. Timothy Sulken will “Give Kids a Smile” from 8...

Old Time Church finds new home in Bradner

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Although an old country church has found a new home, officials said the place of worship will keep its old-time traditions. The Old Country Church moved from its location on Ohio 199 in West Millgrove about three weeks ago after acquiring a vacant...

Local dentists ready to ‘Give Kids a Smile’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER If you’re happy and you know it, give a smile. A local dentist office will be giving many area children a reason to smile in February by offering free teeth cleanings through a nationwide program. Drs. Thomas Guernsey and Steven Geroski will...

BOE recognizes honor society inductees

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Despite the chill in the weather and the cancellation of classes, many Fostoria City Schools’ students attended the board of education meeting Monday night. The students were recognized during the meeting as inductees of the Fostoria...

Fire department adding to its ranks

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Fire Division is planning to welcome three new members to its firefighting family. Fire Chief Ken Chapman will interview seven candidates today. The interviewees completed and passed a physical agility test at the fire station in May 2015, as...

The fun in learning

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many might agree fun is a key ingredient in learning. Fostoria Junior/Senior High School students in Ashley Reinhart’s cross-categorical resource classroom are mixing a dash of fun with a lot of learning by using hands-on life skills and core...