Students learn about fire safety, prevention

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Area students became a little brighter on fire safety Thursday. In recognition of National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9-15, Sgt. Dana Dorsey with the National Fire Safety Council visited Longfellow, Riley Elementary and Fostoria Intermediate...

School levy renewal on ballot

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Like most families, organizations and businesses, school districts must operate within fiscal means. In order to continue operating at its level, and to plan for future improvements, Fostoria City Schools is asking local taxpayers to renew a 1.8-mill,...

Bringing books to babies

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Children’s author Dr. Seuss once said, “The more you read, the more things you’ll know.” Area educators may believe this as they have found children who are introduced to books at a younger age are typically more advanced when...

Stray bullet matches FPD rifle

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The bullet located in a North Township Road 45 residence in late September was a match to Fostoria Police Department’s rifle. A 45 caliber rifle, used by the department’s special response team, was submitted to the Ohio Bureau of Criminal...

Fostoria Townhouses’ $5.4M rehab complete

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It’s often said, there’s no place like home. In an effort to help residents feel more at home in their apartment community, Fostoria Townhouses went through a 12-month renovation, which was completed in late June. Wallick Communities,...

Bullet hole sparks probe

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Seneca County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a bullet hole found in a North Township Road 45 home, the resident believes may have come from a Fostoria police officer’s weapon. According to police reports, a female reported hearing a...

Solving homework woes

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As the 2016-17 academic year enters its second month, students are finding themselves in with daily take-home assignments, some they may need help with. To solve the study stresses, staff members, older students and community members have come...

Making great things happen

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Great things happen when people live united. No one understands that better, perhaps, than the United Way of Fostoria. Officials announced the theme of the 2016 campaign as “Great Things Happen When We Live United” during a press...

It’s in the Detailz

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER While some people may think Fostoria is headed toward the junkyard, at least one resident isn’t ready to call it a clunker. In an effort to support the city and the Fostoria Police Department, a local detailing shop offered to put the shine back...

FCS shows progress

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER One word could sum up Fostoria City Schools’ 2015-16 report card: Progress. During Tuesday night’s board of education meeting, Superintendent Andrew Sprang went over the letter grades and details behind the grades, explaining the district...