City gets grant to test for algae

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER With summer fast approaching, a big glass of ice-cold water may be just the thing to quench a parched throat on a hot day. A year after the outbreak of harmful algae blooms contaminated drinking water in Toledo and Lucas County, community members may...

Pillars of community

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It’s often said love is eternal. One man’s love for his community has proven this to be true by donating his life’s savings to the higher education of area students. Edward Ralph Pillars (1877-1959) placed all of his money into a...

Fostoria answers the call

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Room service is just a phone call away for patients in one of 11 ProMedica hospitals. Regardless from where that call is generated, it’s ringing into Fostoria’s ProMedica Nutrition Services Call Center, located in the ProMedica building at...

Making Fostoria a ‘Safety Town’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Camp Fire Northwest Ohio is lighting the way for area youth to learn how to be safe. Safety Town — slated 9-11 a.m. Monday through Friday June 22 through July 3 — will teach children ages 4-6 how to cross the street properly and walk...

POET joins Scouts to create bird houses

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In an effort to be more involved in the community, a local business has reached out to complete a project with an area Boy Scouts of America group. Dan Fahler, boiler technician at POET Biorefining, contacted the Black Swamp Area Council, Boy Scouts...

Splashing into summer

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria will provide community members with an outlet to cool off in a time of summer, sun and all things hot when the city pool opens June 6. Pool staff and city employees have been preparing the Fostoria City Pool for kids and adults alike to enter...

Principals shuffle

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After a decade of teaching within the district, a Fostoria City School science teacher will retire his teaching cap for the many hats of an administrator. Mike Daring was hired as assistant principal of the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School,...

Calling all bookworms

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Kaubisch Memorial Public Library will enrich the lives of area youth one page at a time this summer through a free reading program. The library received a grant Friday from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to help pay for certain expenses...

Summer Rec Program makes last call for help

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When thinking about summer, most people would agree they imagine a hot sun, a cool pool and kids playing. In an effort to keep the children outside this summer instead of on their phones or playing their video games, officials are looking for...

5 injured in fight, crash

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Several individuals are facing charges after an incident involving baseball bats and a car crash left five people injured Monday morning in the 600 block of Hart Avenue. According to Fostoria Police Capt. Patrick Brooks, the incident began as a result...