Budget looking better

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria City School district has “cut the budget,” according to school officials. During the Monday night meeting of the board of education, Treasurer Norman Elchert reported on the district’s spending and five-year forecast....

Longing for new lungs

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER While vital organs are essential for survival, some would agree that comfort, compassion and love from others is just as vital to the sustaining of life. The community is being asked to show such support for a local resident in an effort to raise...

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The sky’s the limit

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When growing up, children are taught to follow their dreams, or “reach for the moon, because even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” The dream of one local resident is to actually travel the space near the moon and stars. She...

Fostoria ready for Halloween

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The city of Fostoria will be haunted with tricks and treats and ghouls and goblins of all ages during the city’s annual Halloween festivities. The annual Halloween parade, slated for 5 p.m. Oct. 26, will kick off from the intersection of North...

School project feeds Fostoria families

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The idea is a simple one. Students and educators coming together to raise awareness about worldwide hunger through handcrafted bowls and a hearty homemade meal perfect for chilly fall days. The result is a dramatic one. Millions of dollars have been...

Scaring up local history

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria’s history will be presented in a new darkness with the third installment of a documentary series based on the city’s past. With hair-raising noises and unexplainable occurrences, the film — to be available for purchase...

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...