Let ’em ride

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The loud roar of engines could be heard Friday afternoon as approximately a dozen motorcycles crowded the Municipal Building lawn, their riders supporting bikers’ rights and safety. “It’s a legal, licensed, insured form of...

Brothers band together in support of SW music department

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A band of brothers were instrumental in garnering funds for an area music program. The Iota Omicron Bowling Green State University Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity presented “Greek Idol” on campus, raising a total of $270 to be...

Hard-working moms deserve pampering

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Besides the cooking, cleaning, grocery shopping and full-time job, most women would agree they spend the majority of their day caring for their children. If they’re not waking them up, feeding them and getting them to and from places,...

Summer Rec program seeks more volunteers

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A free summer program geared toward enriching the lives of area youth has hit the halfway point to reality. Funds have reached $19,480, more than half of the required $23,000 for wages and supplies, for the Summer Recreation Program: Fostoria...

FEDC honored with SIEDC award

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A Fostoria organization was recognized Tuesday for its efforts to improve the economic development of the city. Fostoria Economic Development Corporation received the Partnership in Development Award during the annual meeting of the Seneca Industrial...

Mister Ms. Fix-it

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Oftentimes women take a back seat when it comes to car care, letting men take the wheel and drive. After this weekend, however, area women will have the confidence and know-how to roll their windows down and cruise while leaving men in their exhaust....

Ready, aim, grant!

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After shooting at a long-distance target last year, Fostoria Police Department sunk a bullet into grant money Tuesday. A $13,505.50 check was delivered to the station from the National Rifle Association Foundation to go toward updates and enhancements...

Fine Arts Festival set for Sunday

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The creativity of Fostoria students will be on display Sunday during the Fine Arts Festival. Slated for 1-4 p.m. in the gym at Fostoria Junior/Senior High School, 1001 Park Ave., the event will feature hundreds of pieces of artwork from Fostoria City...

City council approves hazard mitigation plan

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The city of Fostoria and its residents came one step closer to safety Tuesday when Fostoria City Council adopted a hazard mitigation plan. The Seneca County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan 2014-2019 establishes a guideline for the city to...

City: Bye-bye blight

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Council came in like a wrecking ball Tuesday as it approved a pair of ordinances aimed at removing blight from the city. The first ordinance focuses on requiring property owners within Fostoria to register vacant buildings and structures...