FHS grad gives back after battle with cancer

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The road to graduation for one Fostoria High School graduate was a tough one, but as fall approaches, so does the next step of his blessed life. Dugan, 18, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma at the age of 10. After the many struggles — and...

28 new educators welcomed

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER While the 28 new educators in Fostoria have received various education degrees, they learned to better serve their students they may have to get a degree in themselves. Incoming Fostoria educators were welcomed to the community Tuesday during the...

Financial clock ticking

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The city’s fiscal countdown began Tuesday with the first meeting of Fostoria’s Financial Planning and Supervision Commission. City administration has 120 days to find a solution to Fostoria’s budget crisis or a financial oversight...
off

Back to School Bash is informative, fun

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The first day of school is fast approaching. In an effort to help students and families get back into the swing of things and get a head start on collecting information about the upcoming academic year, Fostoria City Schools will again host a Back to...
off

Fishing for funds

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A local fishing expert and prominent community member is hoping to reel in funds to benefit a foundation geared toward hooking youth on fishing. Fostoria firefighter and bass fish angler Jason Root is participating in the first Celebrity Pro-Am Bass...
off

Summer Rec Program ends

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Summer program organizers threw a party in the park as an end-of-summer event for area youth Thursday. Around 110 kids filled the grounds at the City Park in celebration of the second year of the revitalized Summer Recreation Program: Fostoria...
off

School supplies needed

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Ready or not, the first day of school is right around the corner. While families, students and teachers rush to prepare for the upcoming academic year, there is something community members can do to help. Kroger, 126 W. High St., is hosting its first...
off

Fostoria catching a Second Wind

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When the doors of the former Alt’s Music Center open again in August, Fostoria will be signing a new tune. Josh Thomas, a Lancaster native and former band director, purchased the West Center Street property Thursday and is expected to open Aug....
off

Heart and sole

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Two area organizations are collaborating again this year to offer a hand up to put shoes on the feet of local youngsters. Pantry Plus of Seneca County has once again partnered with the Fostoria Kiwanis Club in an effort to provide shoes to area...
off

MMA gym opens doors in Fostoria

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A new venue in town is fighting to keep kids active. Carnage Fighting opened at 204 S. Main St. — the former Your Kids Closet — offering boxing, kickboxing, wrestling, submission grappling and mixed martial arts for anyone ages 8 and up....