City adds to ranks of D.A.R.E. officers

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Two Fostoria police officers went on a daring journey to complete training to help them better serve and protect the community. Officer Adam Nelson and Sgt. Clayton Moore graduated from the D.A.R.E. program in Worthington Friday after completing a...

Harvest season is off to a good start

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER April’s showers brought May flowers while September’s warm sun allowed for a good start to harvest season. After the early summer months dropped buckets of rain over the tri-county area, local farmers are reporting “surprising”...

Citizens partner for better schools

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Several citizens have come together to support and promote a cause dear to their hearts and one they believe will benefit the entire community of Fostoria. Fostoria Citizens for Better Schools was formed in an effort to spread the word about the pros...

Joint ambulance district calls on voters for help

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A recently formed entity is requesting the support of the community as it works to continue its emergency response services. The Jackson Liberty Bettsville Joint Ambulance District, formed Jan. 1 of this year, will put a 1-mill property tax levy on...

Peddling peanuts

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Kiwanians braved the brisk winds and chilling temperatures Friday as they celebrated day one of Kiwanis Peanut Days. Community members entering the local Kmart or Great Scot stores may have noticed an individual bundled up, offering peanuts...

Fostoria DECA garners awards

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Several students from the Fostoria High School DECA team brought home awards Tuesday after competing in the Independent Association DECA Competition. The 17-member group traveled to Findlay University Tuesday to compete in the following categories:...

Sentinel turns 30

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER An area vocational school will hit a mile marker this year as it turns 30 years old. Sentinel Career & Technology Center, located at 793 E. Twp. Rd. 201, Tiffin, will host a celebration at 7 p.m. Thursday in honor of its 30th anniversary. The...

Making Fostoria strong

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER United Way of Fostoria put a literal kick in its 2015 campaign kickoff Thursday morning at the Geary Family YMCA. Fourth-grade students from Fostoria City and St. Wendelin Catholic schools aided in the kickoff by taking turns kicking balls into nets,...

Art incorporates the 7 Habits

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Students, parents, guardians and visitors will notice visual changes as they enter Fostoria City Schools’ three elementary buildings this year. The change in aesthetics to the interior of the buildings reflects the direction of attitude within...

Fostoria on track for fun

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Community members may have the ride of their lives Saturday as they attend the annual combined Rail Festival and Chamber Car Show. Slated for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School, the event is expected to be bigger and better...