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FCS makes progress on state report card

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many may agree the purpose of a K-12 education is to provide children with the background and knowledge they will need to succeed in life after high school. Whether it be higher education or a career, educators seek to help their students grow...
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4 vie for 3 seats on Fostoria school board

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Three seats on Fostoria City Schools’ Board of Education will be up for grabs Nov. 7. Four candidates are vying for the positions currently taken by long-time board members Patrick Grine and Anthony Thompson, who were elected for their first...
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2 die from injuries in Ohio 12 collision

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Two people, including a 6-week-old baby, have died from injuries sustained in Sunday’s head-on collision on West Ohio 12. According to a news release from the Fremont Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Casey Monroe, 21, of Burgoon, and Dhruv...
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Empty bowls, full hearts

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For more than a decade, Fostoria Junior/Senior High School students have been helping feed Fostoria’s families. This year, pupils in Deb Melroy’s ceramics classes have spent the past several weeks making nearly 200 bowls for an assignment...
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Grant launches economic project here

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For more than 100 years, the Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce has been actively promoting civic progress and business growth in the tri-county area. In an effort to increase support for area small businesses, the chamber applied for and received a...
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A Christmas for Every Child to continue operations

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER News of Fostoria Cash Mob’s plans to disband may have many wondering how they’re going to provide Christmas to their families this holiday season. But Santa’s little helpers are still hard at work, making the list and checking it...
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Police, firefighters to host open house

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many may think they know exactly what Fostoria’s safety services do. But the city’s firefighters do more than fight fires and respond to emergency medical calls and the city’s police officers do more than issue citations and make...
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Salon owner celebrates makeover

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In October of 2014, Fostoria resident Joy Walters took ownership of Savvy Hair Expressions. Since, she has been working to give the salon, located at 319 Perry St., a number of facelifts from floor to ceiling. In recognition of Walters’ three...
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In life and death, Hauser loyal to Fostoria Fire Department

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The late Bob Hauser dedicated many years of his life to the Fostoria Fire Department. He served as a firefighter, a fire inspector and an EMT before retiring in 1987 as assistant fire chief. However, his passion and service didn’t end there....
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Enjoy pizza, painting for a cause

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Memory loss. Decrease in thinking skills. Behavioral changes. The symptoms develop slowly, becoming more severe overtime. So severe, it begins to interfere with one’s ability to complete the simplest of tasks. Alzheimer’s, the most common...