F-Tower could be derailed

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A piece of Fostoria’s rail history may soon be closed. CSX Transportation is conducting a feasibility study to determine the impacts of streamlining operations and whether closing the F-Tower within city limits would be efficient. Streamlining...

Got slush?

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER No matter which side of the street you’re on, you’re sure to find one thing: Snow. Since the weekend generously offered the area plenty of materials to build a snowman, make a snow fort or have a snowball fight, the white, fluffy...

City savoring salt supply

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The streets of Fostoria were seasoned with salt after this weekend’s storm brought with it bucket loads of snow. The city began the winter season with an order of 1,000 tons of salt, 550 of which has been delivered. Over the weekend, street...

Super snow bowls over area

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Mother Nature may have been making up for the lack of snow present this winter after Fostoria was pummeled with several inches of the white, fluffy precipitation over the weekend. The National Weather Service estimated an accumulation of approximately...

A not ‘snow’ very nice weekend

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After a relatively quiet winter, Mother Nature may be planning to drop the heaviest snowfall of the season on northwest Ohio this weekend. Snowfall totals of 8-10 inches are expected to fall throughout the area this weekend, with up to a foot or more...

One heart at a time

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In school, children receive more than an education. They receive the resources, information and keys to changing the world. Catholic schools around the nation revel in this opportunity presented to students during Catholic Schools Week. National...

Rebuilding Fostoria on a great foundation

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For many years, a local organization has been granting money to area agencies with the intent of making Fostoria a better place to call home. Created in 1998, the Greater Fostoria Community Foundation is a collection of individual funds made up of...

Leaders in learning

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER An old African proverb proclaims “it takes a village to raise a child.” The same can be said for educating a child. In order for any educational system to function, several groups must come together in harmonious fashion. Teachers,...

‘Thankful’ young authors

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER St. Wendelin Catholic School is now the teaching establishment of 23 young authors. Students in Breanne Frankart’s first grade class hosted a book signing Friday afternoon at the school, celebrating the publishing of ‘What We Are Thankful...

Here to lend a helping H.A.N.D.

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A local organization is lending a helping H.A.N.D. to Seneca County residents with neuromuscular disorders. Inspired by a friend who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Bascom resident Marquita Smith created H.A.N.D. (Help and...