Christmas with a cop

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Police Department is putting smiles on the faces and Christmas gifts in the hands of a dozen area children this holiday season. Christmas with a Cop will again provide 12 local underprivileged students and families with gifts this year. Each...

At final rally, campaign almost complete

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In the final days of the 2016 campaign, the United Way of Fostoria is asking community members to live united to make more great things happen. At the final rally of the campaign season Thursday, officials announced a grand total of $146,745.70...

Two arrested in connection to fire

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Two additional subjects were arrested Thursday in connection to an arson on Halloween. Christopher J. Douglass, 27, and Cara P. Smith, 28, are being charged with complicity to aggravated arson, a felony of the first degree, for “purposefully and...

A Christmas for Every Child is keeping the magic alive

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER With Christmas less than eight weeks away, organizations are gearing up to spread holiday cheer. While many may say “bah humbug” to the thought of Christmas this early in November, Santa’s little helpers are asking for early...

AmVets offering free year for new members

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For approximately 70 years, a national organization has been assisting veterans in all aspects of their lives from disability claims to job searches. AmVets National is further honoring American veterans this Veteran’s Day by offering one...

Jac N’ Do’s to the rescue

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many would agree educators are dedicated to encourage their students to read. Fostoria City Schools’ staff have implemented many programs to get books in the hands of their elementary students and inspire them to explore the stories within. So...

Campaign slowing down

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The campaign percentage wasn’t exactly where United Way of Fostoria officials wanted it Thursday at the third rally of the season. However, they were impressed with many of the numbers reported from divisions and businesses. Overall, the...

Making memories

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many years and many memories separate the minds of children and seniors. An area school partnered with an area nursing home in an effort to have children and seniors create those memories together and on Tuesday, those memories were full of Halloween...

Halfway there

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The United Way of Fostoria has gained more than half of its 2016 campaign goal, officials announced Thursday during the second campaign rally. The organization has allocated $102,499.10 of its $195,000 goal for a total of 52.5 percent, according to...

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,...