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25 years of sharing the past

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A Fostoria organization will celebrate a quarter of a century of sharing pieces of Fostoria’s heritage next week. Fostoria Glass Heritage Gallery, 109 N. Main St., will host an open house and chamber ribbon cutting Monday, exactly 25 years after...
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Surprise!

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In early May, the Fostoria Garden Club put money into the rejuvenation of Gray Park. Nearly three months later, the group of green thumbs is still receiving an outpouring of community support for the project. In recognition of its 25th anniversary,...
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St. Wendelin Catholic School offering Extended Day program for students

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The first day of school is right around the corner. But when the final bell rings for the day, many parents are still at work. St. Wendelin Catholic School will offer an Extended Day program for students in grades K-8 as a safe place for students to...

Fostoria homes to get free smoke detectors

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The American Red Cross is hoping to save the lives of area residents. However, officials said they need the community’s help to do so. In partnership with the Fostoria Fire Department and Seneca Young Professionals, volunteer teams with the...
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A new pair of shoes

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In less than a month, the pitter-patter of children’s footsteps will be heard throughout area schools. In an effort to help ensure those steps are taking students to a brighter future, two local groups have again partnered this year to help less...
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Student drop-off, pick-up routines change

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In less than a month, Fostoria City Schools’ students will be back in the classroom. While their daily routines of getting up early and going to class may kick into gear, officials announced Tuesday families will see a difference in their...
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Administrative team is still coming together

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Schools is continuing to reorganize its administrative team. During Tuesday’s board of education meeting, the board hired Jerome Haupert as elementary assistant principal/dean of students. Haupert resigned as elementary physical...
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Hoening and Son investing in the future

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A West Tiffin Street facility that once housed money for area community members is now home to the memories they share of their loved ones. Hoening Holdings, LLC expanded the family business with the opening of a new funeral home at the site of a...
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Barn quilt trail is outdoor art exhibit

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Driving throughout Hancock County, many may see slabs of wood painted to look like quilts hanging on the sides of several buildings. More than 60 of these barn quilts have popped up in the county within the past five years, decorating properties and...
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Supply drive starts Saturday

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Several community entities have joined forces to help families better prepare for the upcoming academic year. The United Way of Fostoria, Fostoria City Schools, the Review Times and Kroger have partnered to host a joint school supply drive this summer...