Daybreak of Fostoria celebrates 15 years

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER On April 17, 2000, Marty Green, a registered nurse at Fostoria Community Hospital, brought together a group of individuals to create a safe and supportive environment for those suffering from dementia. Through that idea, Daybreak of Fostoria, Inc. was...

The leader in you(th)

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER At a young age, children are often taught by adult figures in their lives to think before they act. However, this year, youth are finding leaders in themselves and taking charge, asking peers to THINK: be truthful, helpful, inspiring, necessary and...

Revenue up, expenses down

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria’s financial status experienced an uncharacteristically large flux this year in the positive direction — one that isn’t likely to become a trend, city officials said Tuesday. General fund revenue increased almost 16 percent...

Showing the abilities in disability

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A St. Wendelin Catholic School employee will discuss the “abilities” in disability at a luncheon Thursday in Columbus. Melissa Kelbley, communications specialist, was selected to share her story about being successful with disabilities in...

Fostoria chamber undergoes renovations

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When meeting new people, most would agree they first look at the face. When getting to know a city, most would agree they first look to the chamber of commerce. Fostoria’s face is receiving a new look. The Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce...

Power in potential

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It all starts with a line. A line, similar to an expanded rubber band, is filled with potential, according to artist David Catrow. “It’s a vessel that is filled with potential,” he said. “That’s really important for any...

Reiki provides spiritual healing

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Just as a picture speaks a thousand words, a simple touch can heal multiple wounds. Reiki, an alternative medicine, is a hands-on healing approach used by professionals to promote health in individuals. “It’s a very simple, spiritual form...

Friendly competition benefits kids

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER All parts of Fostoria must work together to form a thriving community capable of enriching the lives within it. However, in an effort to raise support, awareness and funds for the Summer Recreation Program: Fostoria Community Enriching Our Youth, area...

PARCC poses problems

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER With the first round of the new state testing under their belts, area school districts will hardly have enough time to take in a breath of fresh springtime air before buckling back down on the second round. Students and staff of seven regional schools...