Raising funds for mental health

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Every year, ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital hosts a fundraiser in an effort to garner funds for a health need in the community. This year’s event will benefit local patients by helping to raise awareness and funding for mental health needs...

Know, follow school bus laws

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As the new school year begins, many community members may see school buses traveling down the city’s streets. But when the wheels on the bus come to a stop and the red octagonal sign pops out, other motorists must also stop to ensure the safety...

City schools ready for 160th school year

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Why Fostoria? This was the question presented to Fostoria City Schools’ staff members in their first days back to school. Superintendent Andrew Sprang shared the lesson with those in attendance at Tuesday’s board of education meeting. He...

FHS grad gives back after battle with cancer

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The road to graduation for one Fostoria High School graduate was a tough one, but as fall approaches, so does the next step of his blessed life. Dugan, 18, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma at the age of 10. After the many struggles — and...

28 new educators welcomed

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER While the 28 new educators in Fostoria have received various education degrees, they learned to better serve their students they may have to get a degree in themselves. Incoming Fostoria educators were welcomed to the community Tuesday during the...

Financial clock ticking

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The city’s fiscal countdown began Tuesday with the first meeting of Fostoria’s Financial Planning and Supervision Commission. City administration has 120 days to find a solution to Fostoria’s budget crisis or a financial oversight...
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Back to School Bash is informative, fun

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The first day of school is fast approaching. In an effort to help students and families get back into the swing of things and get a head start on collecting information about the upcoming academic year, Fostoria City Schools will again host a Back to...
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Fishing for funds

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A local fishing expert and prominent community member is hoping to reel in funds to benefit a foundation geared toward hooking youth on fishing. Fostoria firefighter and bass fish angler Jason Root is participating in the first Celebrity Pro-Am Bass...
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Summer Rec Program ends

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Summer program organizers threw a party in the park as an end-of-summer event for area youth Thursday. Around 110 kids filled the grounds at the City Park in celebration of the second year of the revitalized Summer Recreation Program: Fostoria...
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School supplies needed

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Ready or not, the first day of school is right around the corner. While families, students and teachers rush to prepare for the upcoming academic year, there is something community members can do to help. Kroger, 126 W. High St., is hosting its first...