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Health officials wage war on flu

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The flu is claiming lives in northwest Ohio and area health departments are doing what they can to protect Fostoria area residents. In an effort to prevent the effects of the virus, area health departments are providing influenza information and...

Testing, testing, testing

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The 2014-2015 school year will mark a new era for area education, an era that is completely online. Beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, Ohio students in grades 3-8 will be required to take all state tests online, while students in grades 9 through...

Blood in high demand after severe weather

By MORGAN MANNS staff writer Even though the holiday season has ended, the season of giving is never-ending for the American Red Cross. After last week’s severe winter weather blasted through northwest Ohio, causing many blood drives to be canceled, Red Cross officials...

Fostoria’s history expanding

By MORGAN MANNS staff writer A few local residents have come together to make Fostoria’s history is made more readily available to others. The Fostoria Area Historical Society and local film studio, Capture1 Studios, have announced the expansion of the Historical Society...

A free reason to smile

By MORGAN MANNS staff writer Many local children will be given a reason to smile this February through a program offered by a local dentistry firm. Tri-County Dental Center LLC will “Give Kids a Smile” from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 7 at the center, 521 Summit St.,...

FCS hopes to return to class

By MORGAN MANNS staff writer Brisk temperatures and poor walking conditions caused Fostoria City Schools Superintendent Andrew Sprang to cancel classes for the fourth day in a row Thursday. Sprang said one of the main reasons for the continued closure was the Level 2 Snow...

Too cold for a fridge?

By MORGAN MANNS staff writer Sub-zero temperatures have created problems for not only your health, your car, and your traveling capabilities, but for your household appliances as well. According to Ralph Smothers, President at Ralph’s Joy of Living, 33 N. Washington St.,...

Finding ways to chill out

By MORGAN MANNS staff writer Many local residents used the freezing temperatures and gallons of snow to their advantage as the Level 3 Snow Emergency kept them from traveling during the arctic blast that made its way through the area earlier this week. Temperatures below zero and...

Shivering deliveries

By MORGAN MANNS staff writer Employees of the Review Times and the U.S. Post Office in Fostoria journeyed through this week’s brisk temperatures, strong winds and heaps of snow to ensure area residents received the news and their mail. Dave Gase, postmaster at the U.S. Post...

Wicked weather blows into city

By MORGAN MANNS staff writer As temperatures reached record lows and a treacherous winds blasted already lying snow through the area, most area counties declared a Level 3 Snow Emergency. Seneca County Sheriff Bill Eckelberry said road conditions, snow amounts, weather...