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Fostoria names new highness

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER This holiday season, Fostoria has again been graced with royalty. Doris Medina has been crowned Fostoria’s Snow Queen in its second year, succeeding her predecessor Georgie Widmer. “I was surprised,” Medina said of her nomination....

‘Christmas in Fosterville’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The nice and the naughty and the old and the young will have the opportunity to celebrate and experience the magic of Christmas during the 2014 Holiday Open House “Christmas in Fosterville.” Slated for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 6 in downtown...

Today’s students, tomorrow’s leaders

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Two Fostoria Junior/Senior High School students have taken one large step into becoming the leaders of tomorrow after receiving top rankings at a DECA conference. Seniors Cyenna Lindsey and Isaiah Brough attended the Ohio DECA Fall Leadership...

Community action

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A local agency is hoping to chip away at the dilapidated houses in the tri-county area in an effort to restore the properties at little to no cost for low-income homeowners. WSOS Community Action has in place and is accepting applications for two...

FPD sets sights on holiday cheer

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Police Department is protecting and serving and spreading some holiday cheer this Christmas. In its third year, Christmas with a Cop aims to provide 12 local underprivileged families with gifts and a meal this holiday season. Money is raised...

Preparing for life

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Local students are preparing for their futures one contest at a time. Nearly 64,000 FFA members from throughout America attended the annual National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, Oct. 29-Nov. 1, of which 25 were from the Elmwood chapter....

In good ‘spirits’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A recently opened local bar aims to serve more than alcohol, with monetary donations to area charities and organizations. That Place, 2491 Perrysburg Rd., opened for business June 30 under the new ownership of long-time Fostorians Michelle and Brian...

Raising the bar

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Requirements for high school graduation continues to shift statewide as recent changes to the educational system prepare to take effect. Beginning with the class of 2018, this year’s freshmen, all Ohio students will have a different graduation...

Fostoria police get new wheels rollin’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER With the purchase of three new cruisers, Fostoria police officers will be protecting and serving the city while riding in style. Months in the making, the black and white SUVs were completed, brought to the station and on the road Friday afternoon,...

Roppe, Seneca Re-Ad celebrate 30 years together

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After 30 years in unity, the partnership of a local business and a local non-profit continues to build better lives. Roppe Rubber Corp. and Seneca Re-Ad Industries celebrated their long-time collaboration Thursday morning with an open house at Seneca...