Pursuing a passion for performing

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A 2016 Fostoria High School graduate has taken steps on the path to pursuing his passion for performing. Just days after walking down the stage to receive his high school diploma, Blake Bush was asked to perform during this weekend’s Miss Ohio...

Beauty begets beauty

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Beautifying the city is one of a handful of goals for the Fostoria Garden Club. On Tuesday, club members were recognized for their efforts in accomplishing this goal when they received the Ohio Association of Garden Club’s Permanent...

Felines looking for fur-ever home

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Imagine: the touch of soft fur, the sound of a gentle purr and a love like no other. Area residents will have the opportunity to adopt a fur baby this weekend, at a cheaper price, as the Humane Society of Seneca County hosts Feline Friday. Typically...

Summer Rec program begins

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Those driving down Vine Street Monday may have noticed Fostoria’s City Park was packed full of youngsters. Approximately 80 area children showed up for the kickoff of the Summer Recreation Program: Fostoria Community Enriching Our Youth,...

FHS graduates face new beginnings

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER While Sunday’s 143rd commencement ceremony at Fostoria Junior/Senior High School was about the end of high school careers for 106 graduates, it was also about new beginnings. The speakers dreamed about the beginning of their futures but also...

Summer Adventure Camp a place to learn and play

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The typical summer day for kids may be playtime outside or game time inside. However, educators are informing students there are other ways for kids to find adventure this summer. Fostoria City Schools is again offering an educational program, with a...

Lunch at the library

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER While many students may be excited school is out for the summer, their parents may be worried about how they’re going to get another meal on the table. According to Fostoria City School Food Service Director Holly Reinbolt, about 75 percent of...

Piece of train history rolling into town

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A local organization is chugging right along with plans to bring a piece of rail history to town. The Fostoria Rail Preservation Society bought a metal caboose through United Country — Walton Realty & Auction Co., LLC from the Craig Estate...

Fire ravages The Tracks

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Officials are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out early Wednesday morning in a market on South Town Street. According to Fostoria Fire Chief Ken Chapman, crews responded to a report of a fire at The Tracks, 418 S. Town St., at...

Local teen helps spread juvenile diabetes awareness

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Exactly 21 days into her 8th year of life, Brooklyn Ware received news that would change her life forever. In 2008, she visited the doctor for a routine checkup, one that required more tests than usual and ended with a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes....