Summer Rec Program makes last call for help

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When thinking about summer, most people would agree they imagine a hot sun, a cool pool and kids playing. In an effort to keep the children outside this summer instead of on their phones or playing their video games, officials are looking for...

5 injured in fight, crash

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Several individuals are facing charges after an incident involving baseball bats and a car crash left five people injured Monday morning in the 600 block of Hart Avenue. According to Fostoria Police Capt. Patrick Brooks, the incident began as a result...

Marker named interim United Way director

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER With campaign season preparations underway and a vacancy at the helm, the United Way of Fostoria board hired a part-time interim executive director during its Monday night meeting. Evelyn Marker, former executive director of ProMedica Fostoria...

Firefighter hopefuls put to the test

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Nine men and two women are hoping to find a place on the Fostoria Fire Division’s eligibility list for potential firefighters. Their first task included a nine-event physical agility test given Saturday at the FFD. This is one of three tests...

Trial by fire, sort of

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It was hot, hard to breathe and dark. Very dark. I crawled on all fours, not knowing what I’d run into. I imagined being surrounded by fire, the smoke from a burning structure clouding my vision. That’s how my Saturday began when I took a...

FCS focuses on forming leaders

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER An old African proverb states “It takes a village to raise a child.” By the same token, Fostoria City Schools believes it takes a community to raise a leader. District administrators are inviting educators, business owners, city officials...

County cases, city court

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In an unprecedented act to maintain a working justice system in Fostoria, city and county officials have set in motion a plan to regularly hear court cases from the area in the South Main Street courtroom. Before, the Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal...

Women take over the wheel in car care

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A Fostoria car shop was filled with people Saturday eager to learn about car care. But the crowd didn’t consist of the typical mechanical buffs and motor vehicle brainiacs. Instead, Holman’s Garage LLC had almost two dozen women of all...

Let ’em ride

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The loud roar of engines could be heard Friday afternoon as approximately a dozen motorcycles crowded the Municipal Building lawn, their riders supporting bikers’ rights and safety. “It’s a legal, licensed, insured form of...

Brothers band together in support of SW music department

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A band of brothers were instrumental in garnering funds for an area music program. The Iota Omicron Bowling Green State University Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity presented “Greek Idol” on campus, raising a total of $270 to be...