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Email banking scam is making the rounds

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Police Department is warning citizens to be aware of possible fraudulent emails and phone calls. The department has recently received numerous reports of scams, particularly through email, according to police Chief Keith Loreno. These scams...

Lifetime love of trains captured on canvas

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER History is preserved in the hearts and memories of those who live and learn it. One area resident has taken the history of Fostoria one step further, capturing it in his artwork and photographs. Bob Lorenz said he has always had a great passion for...

Jake the viral dog

  By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It’s said a picture is worth a thousand words. But for one local dog, it means just three: take me home. The Humane Society of Seneca County is bustling with visitors, phone calls and emails after a picture of nine-year-old Jake, a fox...

Artist puts paint to Fostoria’s positives

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Bits and pieces of Fostoria’s history will be portrayed in a colorful compilation of painted images on the outside of a downtown building. Local dentist Dr. Timothy Sulken has collaborated with Findlay artist Megan Ridenour and the Fostoria...

Businesses prosper here

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER While some of Fostoria’s notable employers have left since the city’s economic heyday, many local businesses continue to prosper here, celebrating their many years serving the community. JB Twisters Ice Cream & Things has been...

Local author fosters children’s imaginations

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Dr. Seuss said, “Think left and think right, think low and think high. Oh the thinks you can think if only you try.” For many years authors have been trying to inspire creativity in the minds of young readers through literature, using...

Rail Fest offering more

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria is on track to provide a Saturday jam-packed with planes, trains and automobiles. Community members, visitors and avid rail fans will be following the sounds of train horns from the various tracks throughout Fostoria to the 13th Annual Rail...

Reading into the reports

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Local district administrators have been sifting their way through the 20-plus pages of their respective report cards since their releases Sept. 12. Although the results differ for each district, most superintendents are content with their district...

War on drugs battled at home

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A local woman’s life changed forever when she became aware of her son’s heroin use roughly three years ago. While helping him combat his drug-use, she found herself feeling alone and without support during her battle to help him heal. A...

Fostoria City Schools make big gains

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The results are in. Fostoria City School’s Superintendent Andrew Sprang presented the district’s 2013-2014 report card Monday night at the board of education meeting, highlighting progress and providing goals for improvement areas....