The sky’s the limit

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When growing up, children are taught to follow their dreams, or “reach for the moon, because even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” The dream of one local resident is to actually travel the space near the moon and stars. She...

Fostoria ready for Halloween

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The city of Fostoria will be haunted with tricks and treats and ghouls and goblins of all ages during the city’s annual Halloween festivities. The annual Halloween parade, slated for 5 p.m. Oct. 26, will kick off from the intersection of North...

School project feeds Fostoria families

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The idea is a simple one. Students and educators coming together to raise awareness about worldwide hunger through handcrafted bowls and a hearty homemade meal perfect for chilly fall days. The result is a dramatic one. Millions of dollars have been...

Scaring up local history

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria’s history will be presented in a new darkness with the third installment of a documentary series based on the city’s past. With hair-raising noises and unexplainable occurrences, the film — to be available for purchase...

Email banking scam is making the rounds

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Police Department is warning citizens to be aware of possible fraudulent emails and phone calls. The department has recently received numerous reports of scams, particularly through email, according to police Chief Keith Loreno. These scams...

Lifetime love of trains captured on canvas

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER History is preserved in the hearts and memories of those who live and learn it. One area resident has taken the history of Fostoria one step further, capturing it in his artwork and photographs. Bob Lorenz said he has always had a great passion for...

Jake the viral dog

  By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It’s said a picture is worth a thousand words. But for one local dog, it means just three: take me home. The Humane Society of Seneca County is bustling with visitors, phone calls and emails after a picture of nine-year-old Jake, a fox...

Artist puts paint to Fostoria’s positives

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Bits and pieces of Fostoria’s history will be portrayed in a colorful compilation of painted images on the outside of a downtown building. Local dentist Dr. Timothy Sulken has collaborated with Findlay artist Megan Ridenour and the Fostoria...

Businesses prosper here

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER While some of Fostoria’s notable employers have left since the city’s economic heyday, many local businesses continue to prosper here, celebrating their many years serving the community. JB Twisters Ice Cream & Things has been...

Local author fosters children’s imaginations

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Dr. Seuss said, “Think left and think right, think low and think high. Oh the thinks you can think if only you try.” For many years authors have been trying to inspire creativity in the minds of young readers through literature, using...