Fostoria officer to replace stolen gun

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A Fostoria police officer will have to replace his firearm after it was stolen from his vehicle in Toledo Wednesday night. According to Fostoria Police Capt. Patrick Brooks, an officer was in Toledo when a window of his personal vehicle was smashed...

K-9 unit walks the Block

By Morgan Manns Staff Writer Fostoria police officer Brandon Bell and canine officer Riky were the guest speakers at the city’s Block Watch meeting Wednesday evening at Flippin’ Jimmy’s. The meeting was centered around the roles of canine officers and their...

Flood fears on the rise

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As warmer temperatures creep into the area, they bring with them the threat of rain showers and possible flooding. According to the National Weather Service, a 90 percent chance of rain has been predicted for Thursday with possible snow and/or...

Free class prepares seniors for portraits

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As the end of the school year swiftly approaches, it’s time for juniors to schedule their senior portrait sessions. In an effort to provide students with tips and hints on how to “look their best” for their senior pictures, local...

Digging out the hydrants

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Taking the time to remove piles of snow from in front of one’s home can be more important than most people realize. While fighting a fire at 533 S. Main St. Tuesday night, the division was unable to immediately access the fire hydrant due to it...

H-L eyes moving bus routes

By Morgan Manns Staff Writer Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education discussed moving two bus routes into the district at Wednesday night’s regular meeting. The district’s current policy on bus routes states that all bus stops must be within the school district. However,...

City to move mountains

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER There is no doubt, Fostoria is literally buried in snow. With this winter season being more brutal than previous years, tons of snow have been dumped, plowed and piled high throughout town. But before the next snowfall hits the area, city crews will...

Take this snow and shovel it

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Built-up snow and icy conditions are causing problems for individuals who travel the sidewalks of the city. Dave Gase, postmaster at the U.S. Post Office of Fostoria, said the biggest problem mail carriers are experiencing is sidewalks that...

Positively healthy

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many area residents could be seen wearing red Friday in celebration and support of American Heart Month. ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital hosted its 10th Annual Red Dress Luncheon at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, with the theme “Pay...

An auction full of action

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER St. Wendelin Catholic Schools will host its 30th annual St. Wendelin Action Auction Saturday at 5:30 p.m. in the school’s gym. This year’s theme is “Valentine’s Extravaganza,” according to chairman Sandy Ridge. The north...