Welcome, new educators

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Incoming Fostoria educators were welcomed into the community Friday during the annual New Educator’s Luncheon. The event, which has been organized annually since 2003 by the Fostoria Kiwanis Club, is hosted to honor Fostoria City and St....

Low enrollment, finances addressed at fireside chat

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Approximately 100 citizens, parishioners and parents filled the pews of St. Wendelin Catholic Church Wednesday night during a fireside chat. Hosted as a meet and greet, the chat was designed to ease and comfort the minds of troubled community members...

Ringing in the new year

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Junior/Senior High School will ring in the 2015-2016 academic year with a new bell schedule. A flyer as well as revised block and revised 2-hour delay block schedules were sent out to parents/guardians July 20, along with FAQ and detail...

New place, same faces at Post 73

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After two years of dormancy, the Earl Foust Post 73 of the American Legion is open for business at a new location. Officials of the Fostoria veterans post are hosting a soft opening, which began Monday, at their new home for members and their families...

Survival of the students

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Wars raged and battles were brawled this week as students fought to be the last group standing during the final Summer Adventure Camp at Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School: Survival Camp. By integrating math, English, science, art, critical...

School’s back from summer

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria City School’s will bring in the new school year with information and fun during the Back to School Bash. In its eighth year, the annual event, slated for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School, 1202 H.L....

New leaders in place at St. Wendelin

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER With the 2015-2016 academic year fast approaching, St. Wendelin Catholic School will find itself with four new administrators: pastor, director of school and parish, principal and athletic director. The abundance of personnel changes, three of which...

Area dentist deepens roots in his hometown

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It is often said there’s no place like home. A Fostoria native took this to heart nine years ago when he took partial ownership of a dentist office in town. He continued his desire to provide for the community when he became the sole owner of...

‘Songs in the key of life’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER At the tender age of 94, LaVera Clay’s lifelong love for playing the piano continues every Tuesday evening when she serenades residents of Good Shepherd Home. Tickling the ivories, she plays from memory but also from her heart. “I’ve...

Supplying the city’s schools

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The sunshine and warm weather of summer has finally arrived, bringing with it the realization of and preparation for the fast approaching first day of school. While some area students may have put it in the back of their minds, enjoying the summer...