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United Way moving closer to funding goal

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The United Way of Fostoria is moving right along in its mission to change lives one at a time. At the second rally of the 2017 campaign season, officials announced $60,254.76 — nearly 31 percent of the $195,000 goal — has been raised for...
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Wanted: MORE reading mentors

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School is looking for MORE adults to mentor in a reading intervention program for students. For the past six years, FIES has been working with students to increase their reading levels and build their confidence...
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Old Fort student shining a light on diversity

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The world is full of people of different colors, ethnicities, religions, beliefs, backgrounds, characteristics and attitudes. At a time when discrimination appears to be around every corner, one area student is looking to help people better understand...
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FCS makes progress on state report card

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many may agree the purpose of a K-12 education is to provide children with the background and knowledge they will need to succeed in life after high school. Whether it be higher education or a career, educators seek to help their students grow...
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4 vie for 3 seats on Fostoria school board

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Three seats on Fostoria City Schools’ Board of Education will be up for grabs Nov. 7. Four candidates are vying for the positions currently taken by long-time board members Patrick Grine and Anthony Thompson, who were elected for their first...
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2 die from injuries in Ohio 12 collision

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Two people, including a 6-week-old baby, have died from injuries sustained in Sunday’s head-on collision on West Ohio 12. According to a news release from the Fremont Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Casey Monroe, 21, of Burgoon, and Dhruv...
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Empty bowls, full hearts

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For more than a decade, Fostoria Junior/Senior High School students have been helping feed Fostoria’s families. This year, pupils in Deb Melroy’s ceramics classes have spent the past several weeks making nearly 200 bowls for an assignment...
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Grant launches economic project here

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For more than 100 years, the Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce has been actively promoting civic progress and business growth in the tri-county area. In an effort to increase support for area small businesses, the chamber applied for and received a...
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A Christmas for Every Child to continue operations

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER News of Fostoria Cash Mob’s plans to disband may have many wondering how they’re going to provide Christmas to their families this holiday season. But Santa’s little helpers are still hard at work, making the list and checking it...
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Police, firefighters to host open house

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many may think they know exactly what Fostoria’s safety services do. But the city’s firefighters do more than fight fires and respond to emergency medical calls and the city’s police officers do more than issue citations and make...