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Safety Town graduates 25

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Dressed in handmade caps and matching T-shirts, 25 area youngsters graduated Friday morning after a week of learning how to be a little bit safer. The children successfully completed Safety Town, a week-long program aimed at teaching kids ages 4-6 the...
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Fostoria firefighters participate in fire safety research project

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria firefighters spent the last two days working to better themselves and the entire fire industry. Crews of two and seven traveled to Sidney Monday and Tuesday, respectively, to get some training while also participating in a study on fire...
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St. Wendelin Festival gets under way Friday

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER New and returning attractions are coming to this year’s St. Wendelin Festival. Slated for 6 p.m. to midnight Friday and 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday at St. Wendelin Catholic School, 533 S. Countyline St., the two-day event will feature Air...
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Be your own boss

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Ten area students are on their ways to becoming entrepreneurs. The Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce, in an effort to foster entrepreneurism, responsibility and success-driven youth, implemented a Student Start Up program earlier this year, accepting...
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Bringing tourism to town

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Officials are continuing to expand the barn quilt trail in an effort to bring tourism to Fostoria. In mid-May, area residents showed great interest in the outdoor displays when they filled up a barn-quilt painting workshop, hosted by the Fostoria Area...
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Outdoor art exhibit coming to Fostoria

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria will soon be a temporary home to an outdoor art exhibit. The city was chosen to be one of 16 host communities for the public outdoor art exhibit this year. Through the Midwest Sculpture Initiative (MSI), eight pieces will be installed in...
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‘Library’s Rock’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Books, videos, CDs, programs, computers, games. Library’s are full of activities for youth and adults alike. Kaubisch Memorial Public Library hosts a program every summer to encourage youth to continue reading during the break from school and to...
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Summer adventure awaits

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Summer adventure awaits area youngsters in grades K-6. Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School will once again host Summer Adventure Camp in three sessions this summer. The camps will integrate reading, writing, math, science, social studies and fine...
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Drug epidemic affects everyone

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER While thousands of lives are lost each year due to heroin and opioid use, the deadly epidemic effects more than just those using. In an effort to address the impact of heroin and opioid use on families, children and the community, H.O.P.E. in Fostoria...
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Safety services to students: Stay alert

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As graduation approaches and the school year comes to an end, area officials are sending a message: “No distractions while you drive, and you’ll keep yourself alive.” Youth-to-Youth members at Fostoria Junior/Senior High School...