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Big Bear Muffler celebrates 42 years in business

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After more than 40 years serving the Fostoria community, former Big Bear Muffler owner Bob Moes retired at the end of June. Moes and his wife, Nancy, opened Big Bear Muffler and Wheel Alignment at 1313 N. Countyline St. Feb. 25, 1975 — 10 days...
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SummerFest will offer food, fun

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria’s annual summer shindig is slated for July 15-16. In its third year, SummerFest will add another fun-filled activity to its list of festivities. The 14th Annual Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce Classic Car and Truck Show will roll into...
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FPD receives $10K for camera fund

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Area residents have come together to help Fostoria’s law enforcement better serve and protect the community. Leadership Seneca County presented the Fostoria Police Department with a check for $10,000 Thursday during a formal presentation at the...
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Happy Birthday, America

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The United States of America will celebrate its 240th birthday Monday. In an effort to honor and recognize the country’s freedom and those who have fought for it, the city of Fostoria will offer various activities leading up to the grand finale...
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At the heart of it all

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Fire Division is protecting the lives of its citizens starting one heart at a time. The division received a grant in March from the Bureau of Worker’s Compensation in the amount of about $43,000 to go toward the purchase of three...
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Park it here

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Summer days have drifted in, causing many area children to seek some fun in the sun. Area park districts are taking advantage of the nice weather by offering a plethora of programs for children and adults to enjoy. From nature camps to hiking to...
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Fostoria BOE moving forward on building

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Schools is on track in designing the future of the district. FCS Board of Education took baby steps to move the district forward with the building project for a new junior/senior high school and updates to the intermediate elementary...
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Thank you for the music

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When Alt’s Music Store closed its doors in late May, more than 50 students were left homeless for their private lessons. Approximately one month later, a trio of Alt’s music teachers have come together in an effort to continue providing...
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Kmart marks 40 years in Fostoria

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In the midst of economic difficulties, many corporate companies have uprooted their businesses from smaller towns. Over the years, Fostoria has experienced the loss of businesses such as Atlas Crankshaft, Inter Metro Industries, Fostoria Industries,...
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Relay for Life ready to set sail

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER With the theme “Sailing Towards a Cure,” Relay for Life officials hope the 10 teams and 128 registered participants will make a splash at this year’s event. Scheduled for noon to midnight Saturday at Fostoria Intermediate Elementary...