Policy still probing problems

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER BASCOM — An overflowing room pitted officials against citizens Wednesday during the Hopewell-Loudon school board meeting. Three community members spoke during the public participation portion of the meeting regarding the district’s new...

Summer Rec making comeback

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Several community members are joining forces to bring back a summer program geared toward enriching area youth. After six years of dormancy, the former Fostoria Summer Recreation Program is expected to return this June under new direction and a new...

Learning life lessons, forming Fostoria’s finest

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For many decades, educators have been forming paths to help students shape their futures. Fostoria Junior/Senior High School DECA program has helped 16 Fostoria juniors and seniors take a large step in the direction to competition, leadership and...

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Council asked to see ability in disability

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER This month, focus on the ability in disability.In honor of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, Mayor Eric Keckler asked citizens to concentrate on the abilities of their fellow community members while reading a proclamation during...

A new view on early learning

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Area children will be able to play away while simultaneously learning with new technology available at the Kaubisch Memorial Public Library.Beginning today, the youth services department at the library will be equipped with 35 Playaway Views®, which...

Lights, camera, action heroes

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The fourth installment of a documentary series based on Fostoria’s past will delve into the hearts of some of the city’s own heroes.With jaw-dropping, real-life stories told from the mouths of courageous men and women, the film will leave...

FHS gets cookin’

By MORGAN MANNSSTAFF WRITER Chilly temperatures call for chili cook-offs.Friday night’s brisk cold was instantly heated by spicy homemade chilis, warm bodies and good fun during the Redmen Pride Chili Cook Off at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School.Hosted by parents of...

Making the climb

By MORGAN MANNSSTAFF WRITER Blazing flames.Rising smoke.Burning lungs.Fighting for air.This is how Fostoria firefighter Brian Herbert described being in the midst of a burning structure where, although protected to an extent by air packs and face masks, lungs are exposed to toxic...

Big Bear turns 40

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In the recent ups and downs of the national and local economy, one Fostoria family has put the pedal to the metal to keep their business going for 40 years. Bob Moes and his wife, Nancy, opened Big Bear Muffler and Wheel Alignment at 1313 N....