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Remembering the ultimate sacrifice

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Volunteers and veterans spent Wednesday morning placing flags at the graves of area veterans in honor of Memorial Day. Nearly 150 years ago, Maj. Gen. John A. Logan called for a nationwide day of remembrance for those who lost their lives while...
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Strike 3 for charter change

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Another charter change proposal died on the floor at Fostoria City Council’s meeting Tuesday night. The proposal called for placing legislation on the fall ballot that, if passed, would abolish the city charter altogether, reverting back to a...
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Sharing the dream

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Schools Board of Education is hoping to share its dream of a better future with the community at tonight’s board meeting. Officials are inviting community members to an open forum at the 6 p.m. BOE meeting in the Fostoria...
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United Way adds three agencies

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For the first time in 16 years, the United Way of Fostoria has increased its outreach through partner agencies. Executive Director Evelyn Marker said the organization accepted three new partner agencies Monday “” St. Vincent de Paul,...
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Find the perfect gift for mom

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Finding the perfect gift for a loved one may be difficult, especially when that loved one helped raise you. But local shop owners are prepared to offer gifts certain to put a smile on any mom’s face this Mother’s Day. FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS...
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Students show off what they’ve learned

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria students will showcase the leaders within during upcoming Leadership Days. Longfellow and Riley Elementary schools will host Leadership Days open to the public Thursday and Monday, respectively, to show community members the progress...
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Students to showcase achievements

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Community members will have the opportunity to witness leadership in action today as Fostoria students showcase their accomplishments from the year. Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School will host a Leadership Showcase from 1-4 p.m. today at the...
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Fostoria Senior Center keeps those 60+ on the go

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Aging doesn’t have to be all about stiff joints, nursing homes and dormancy. In fact, the Seneca County Commission on Aging promotes the opposite: mobility, activity and independence in area senior citizens. The private nonprofit organization...

Rec program has new director

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A new leader is sitting at the helm of Fostoria’s Summer Recreation Program. Lifetime Fostorian Kim Rickle took over in April as the coordinator for Fostoria’s Summer Recreation Program: Fostoria Community Enriching Our Youth, helping out...
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Summer recreation program kicks off June 5

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A local program is gearing up to offer area youngsters a summer full of fun. The Summer Recreation Program: Fostoria Community Enriching Our Youth will kick off June 5 with a party at City Park. All registered youth will meet at the park for...