Job resume help offered Wednesday

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Ohio’s unemployment rate has been steadily decreasing the past few months, dropping from 5.2 percent in April to 4.5 percent in September. In an effort to keep that number on a downward trend, OhioMeansJobs and Kaubisch Memorial Public Library...

OSU vs. Michigan fundraiser begins

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As the holiday tune states, many area residents typically dream of a white Christmas. However, over the next couple of weeks those residents may prefer a combination of scarlet and gray or blue and maize. Fostoria Cash Mob Operation: A Christmas for...

GSH, Wesley Communities to unite

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Good Shepherd Home was established in 1904 with a mission to enhance the lives of seniors through a variety of housing and care options. In an effort to continue to uphold this mission within the city of Fostoria, officials announced the nursing home...

United Way of Fostoria nears ’15 campaign goal

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In the final days of the 2015 campaign, the United Way of Fostoria is asking community members to continue working as a team to promote and prove the theme #FostoriaStrong. At the final rally of the campaign season Thursday in the Geary Family YMCA...

UW reaches 75% of goal

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Three quarters of the way through the campaign season, United Way of Fostoria has reached three quarters of its $185,000 goal. At the third campaign rally Thursday in the Geary Family YMCA Annex, division chairs reported their division pledges, with a...

Fostoria voters OK school levy

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Community members showed their support in the Fostoria City Schools district Tuesday when the majority voted in favor of a tax levy to upgrade facilities. In unofficial results, voters in the tri-county area voted to approve the 3.5-mill, 35-year bond...

Your Kids Closet to close its doors

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After 13 years in business, a hometown retail store will be closing its doors before the end of the month. Your Kids Closet Owner Doris Medina is retiring her business in order to spend more time with her family and grandkids. “I spend so many...

UW gains 58% of goal

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The United Way of Fostoria garnered another 11 percent of its 2015 campaign goal, officials announced Thursday during the second campaign rally. The organization has allocated $107,543 of its $185,000 goal for a total of 58 percent, according to...

Brighter holiday on the way

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Two area organizations have joined forces in an effort to spread more Christmas cheer this holiday season. Fostoria Cash Mob and A Christmas for Every Child worked together for the first time in 2014 and, making their alliance official, they will be...

Halloween happenings

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Community members are in for a hauntingly fun treat Sunday as the city’s annual Halloween Parade spooks downtown Fostoria. Slated for 5 p.m., the parade will kickoff at the intersection of North Main, Perry and Sandusky streets. Heading south,...