Risingsun Kids Council plan party in the park

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many may agree a park resembles the center of a community, bringing people together and offering a place for children to play and adults to relax. When the Wood County Park District came to analyze the playground equipment at the park in Risingsun, it...

More than just a walk in the park

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Parks within the Seneca County Park District offer dozens of shelters and pavilions, various wildlife and nature views and more than 21 miles of walking trails. But to many, it’s more than just a walk in the park. Officials are concerned for the...

Fore hope and homes

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A local organization is bringing hope to area families in need by building and renovating them a home to call their own. Fostoria Area Habitat for Humanity will host their fifth annual golf outing Saturday at Loudon Meadows Golf Club in an effort to...

Fostoria honors lives lost on 9/11

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Sunday marks 15 years since the lives of American citizens were changed forever. Those entering high school this year have learned about the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 as a historical event that took place before they were born. But for many, the day...

Lawmaker considers later school start date

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The first weekend in September marks the first three-day weekend for most area students after starting school sometime in the past couple of weeks. But one Ohio lawmaker is posing the question, what if school starts after the holiday? Sen. Gayle...

School supplies still in demand

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The academic year has started for most area schools within the last couple of weeks. While Fostoria City and St. Wendelin Catholic schools students are roaming the halls and filling the classrooms, many may be missing a few vital supplies they need to...

Saturday festival to bring Fostoria together

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Latino Fest committee members and attendees will celebrate a decade of bringing heritage, culture and unity to the community come Saturday. The 10th annual Latino Fest, slated 2 p.m. to midnight in downtown Fostoria, serves as an outlet for community...

Dialysis center under construction

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In 2015, community members joined together to support the local hospital and, in turn, each other. ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital Foundation hosted a two-day fundraiser to garner funds that are now being used to relocate and expand the...

Raising funds for mental health

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Every year, ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital hosts a fundraiser in an effort to garner funds for a health need in the community. This year’s event will benefit local patients by helping to raise awareness and funding for mental health needs...

Know, follow school bus laws

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As the new school year begins, many community members may see school buses traveling down the city’s streets. But when the wheels on the bus come to a stop and the red octagonal sign pops out, other motorists must also stop to ensure the safety...