Firefighters help area cancer patients

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Cancer. It’s a word many may associate with, whether directly or indirectly through loved ones. About 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop breast cancer, which is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women, in the course of their lifetime,...

FCS stacking building blocks to success

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Students, teachers, administrators, curriculum, grades, testing, funding and materials are all pieces of the puzzle to a successful academic institution. And Fostoria City Schools is working on putting it all together. During Tuesday’s meeting...

Cash Mob begins Christmas fundraising

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Imagine 160 families without a Christmas dinner. Imagine 350 children whose parents can’t afford to put Christmas presents under the tree. Now imagine $43,000 being invested into those families and those children. Over the past four years,...

Learning to love literature

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Before bed. In English class. During down time. There are multiple times throughout the day when children may have the opportunity to open a book and embark on the journey within. St. Wendelin Catholic School is helping youngsters and parents alike...

Give United

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many people noticed the great things happening in Fostoria Thursday. United Way of Fostoria officials announced at the first rally of the 2016 campaign season a raised total of $58,392.10 for almost 30 percent of the overall $195,000 goal. With a...

Gatrell recognized for commitment to students

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It’s often said it takes a village to raise a child. One Fostoria resident has gone above and beyond her duty as a community member in an effort to help Fostoria City Schools raise their students by donating campus wear to each of the four...

Feeding Fostoria’s families

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Junior/Senior High School Ceramics students have spent the last several weeks making bowls. While these students are learning the art of ceramics, the bigger lesson isn’t in forming the clay that makes the bowl, rather, in the food that...

What’s in a name?

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In relationships, it’s often said, “What’s yours is mine and what’s mine is yours.” While couples typically combine their separate incomes, property and belongings when they marry, the wife is usually the one to give up...

SAIDO helping residents with Alzheimer’s

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Hope. Happiness. Home. Many may agree these were the feelings felt throughout Good Shepherd Home Thursday morning as residents, families, community members and business leaders toured the facility. Hope for residents suffering from Alzheimer’s....

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...