Mister Ms. Fix-it

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Oftentimes women take a back seat when it comes to car care, letting men take the wheel and drive. After this weekend, however, area women will have the confidence and know-how to roll their windows down and cruise while leaving men in their exhaust....

Ready, aim, grant!

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After shooting at a long-distance target last year, Fostoria Police Department sunk a bullet into grant money Tuesday. A $13,505.50 check was delivered to the station from the National Rifle Association Foundation to go toward updates and enhancements...

Fine Arts Festival set for Sunday

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The creativity of Fostoria students will be on display Sunday during the Fine Arts Festival. Slated for 1-4 p.m. in the gym at Fostoria Junior/Senior High School, 1001 Park Ave., the event will feature hundreds of pieces of artwork from Fostoria City...

City council approves hazard mitigation plan

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The city of Fostoria and its residents came one step closer to safety Tuesday when Fostoria City Council adopted a hazard mitigation plan. The Seneca County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan 2014-2019 establishes a guideline for the city to...

City: Bye-bye blight

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Council came in like a wrecking ball Tuesday as it approved a pair of ordinances aimed at removing blight from the city. The first ordinance focuses on requiring property owners within Fostoria to register vacant buildings and structures...

Jiran resigns as H-L superintendent

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The search is on for a new administrator at Hopewell-Loudon Local Schools after Superintendent Nichole Jiran resigned Tuesday morning. Jiran, who has been with the district for approximately three years, said her decision to resign came as a result of...

Pupils promote ‘Pasta for Pennies’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Students were recognized for their fundraising efforts to garner money for “Pasta for Pennies” during Monday night’s Fostoria City Schools Board of Education meeting. For at least the past two years, students at Riley Elementary...

A night of history brought to life

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER History came to life Thursday at Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School as students hosted a Live History Wax Museum. Approximately 130 students, consisting of mostly third-graders and a few fourth- and sixth-graders, packed into the auxiliary gym at...

Area family taking a journey of faith

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A Burgoon mother and son will meet Pope Francis on a journey of faith to Philadelphia. Susan and Benjamin, 10, Yount were selected to receive a partial scholarship to attend the World Meeting of Families Sept. 22-27. After applying for the trip, Yount...

Hoening funeral homes invited into international group

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When there’s a death in the family, many people will seek comfort from relatives, friends or a higher power. In the midst of all the heartbreak and tears, another shoulder is offered, another hand extended to provide solace to families during a...