FHS graduates face new beginnings

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER While Sunday’s 143rd commencement ceremony at Fostoria Junior/Senior High School was about the end of high school careers for 106 graduates, it was also about new beginnings. The speakers dreamed about the beginning of their futures but also...

Summer Adventure Camp a place to learn and play

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The typical summer day for kids may be playtime outside or game time inside. However, educators are informing students there are other ways for kids to find adventure this summer. Fostoria City Schools is again offering an educational program, with a...

Lunch at the library

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER While many students may be excited school is out for the summer, their parents may be worried about how they’re going to get another meal on the table. According to Fostoria City School Food Service Director Holly Reinbolt, about 75 percent of...

Piece of train history rolling into town

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A local organization is chugging right along with plans to bring a piece of rail history to town. The Fostoria Rail Preservation Society bought a metal caboose through United Country — Walton Realty & Auction Co., LLC from the Craig Estate...

Fire ravages The Tracks

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Officials are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out early Wednesday morning in a market on South Town Street. According to Fostoria Fire Chief Ken Chapman, crews responded to a report of a fire at The Tracks, 418 S. Town St., at...

Local teen helps spread juvenile diabetes awareness

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Exactly 21 days into her 8th year of life, Brooklyn Ware received news that would change her life forever. In 2008, she visited the doctor for a routine checkup, one that required more tests than usual and ended with a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes....

Serving in style

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A member of Fostoria’s police force is now safely protecting and serving in style. Fostoria Police Department’s K9 Officer Marley received his first bulletproof and stab-protective vest roughly two weeks ago through an anonymous donation....

Work doesn’t end because school’s out

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When May 25 arrives, school will be out for the summer for Fostoria City Schools’ students. While summer is typically a time students use to relax and unwind from nine months of learning, officials said they believe it’s important for...

Exceptional educators awarded for service

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Area students may have found themselves in the presence of award-winning educators. Four teachers from local schools were awarded with leader and service awards March 8 during the Northwestern Ohio Education Association’s Annual Awards Banquet...

Paint the Town group is back in action

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A Fostoria organization is asking the community to once again join together in an effort to make a local park a pretty place to play. Paint the Town Foundation, a 501(c)3 created in August of 2013, announced plans to begin phase II of the...