Learning to love literature

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Before bed. In English class. During down time. There are multiple times throughout the day when children may have the opportunity to open a book and embark on the journey within. St. Wendelin Catholic School is helping youngsters and parents alike...

Give United

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many people noticed the great things happening in Fostoria Thursday. United Way of Fostoria officials announced at the first rally of the 2016 campaign season a raised total of $58,392.10 for almost 30 percent of the overall $195,000 goal. With a...

Gatrell recognized for commitment to students

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It’s often said it takes a village to raise a child. One Fostoria resident has gone above and beyond her duty as a community member in an effort to help Fostoria City Schools raise their students by donating campus wear to each of the four...

Feeding Fostoria’s families

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Junior/Senior High School Ceramics students have spent the last several weeks making bowls. While these students are learning the art of ceramics, the bigger lesson isn’t in forming the clay that makes the bowl, rather, in the food that...

What’s in a name?

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In relationships, it’s often said, “What’s yours is mine and what’s mine is yours.” While couples typically combine their separate incomes, property and belongings when they marry, the wife is usually the one to give up...

SAIDO helping residents with Alzheimer’s

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Hope. Happiness. Home. Many may agree these were the feelings felt throughout Good Shepherd Home Thursday morning as residents, families, community members and business leaders toured the facility. Hope for residents suffering from Alzheimer’s....

Students learn about fire safety, prevention

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Area students became a little brighter on fire safety Thursday. In recognition of National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9-15, Sgt. Dana Dorsey with the National Fire Safety Council visited Longfellow, Riley Elementary and Fostoria Intermediate...

School levy renewal on ballot

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Like most families, organizations and businesses, school districts must operate within fiscal means. In order to continue operating at its level, and to plan for future improvements, Fostoria City Schools is asking local taxpayers to renew a 1.8-mill,...

Bringing books to babies

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Children’s author Dr. Seuss once said, “The more you read, the more things you’ll know.” Area educators may believe this as they have found children who are introduced to books at a younger age are typically more advanced when...

Stray bullet matches FPD rifle

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The bullet located in a North Township Road 45 residence in late September was a match to Fostoria Police Department’s rifle. A 45 caliber rifle, used by the department’s special response team, was submitted to the Ohio Bureau of Criminal...