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City savoring salt supply

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The streets of Fostoria were seasoned with salt after this weekend’s storm brought with it bucket loads of snow. The city began the winter season with an order of 1,000 tons of salt, 550 of which has been delivered. Over the weekend, street...

Super snow bowls over area

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Mother Nature may have been making up for the lack of snow present this winter after Fostoria was pummeled with several inches of the white, fluffy precipitation over the weekend. The National Weather Service estimated an accumulation of approximately...

A not ‘snow’ very nice weekend

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After a relatively quiet winter, Mother Nature may be planning to drop the heaviest snowfall of the season on northwest Ohio this weekend. Snowfall totals of 8-10 inches are expected to fall throughout the area this weekend, with up to a foot or more...

One heart at a time

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In school, children receive more than an education. They receive the resources, information and keys to changing the world. Catholic schools around the nation revel in this opportunity presented to students during Catholic Schools Week. National...

Rebuilding Fostoria on a great foundation

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For many years, a local organization has been granting money to area agencies with the intent of making Fostoria a better place to call home. Created in 1998, the Greater Fostoria Community Foundation is a collection of individual funds made up of...

Leaders in learning

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER An old African proverb proclaims “it takes a village to raise a child.” The same can be said for educating a child. In order for any educational system to function, several groups must come together in harmonious fashion. Teachers,...

Here to lend a helping H.A.N.D.

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A local organization is lending a helping H.A.N.D. to Seneca County residents with neuromuscular disorders. Inspired by a friend who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Bascom resident Marquita Smith created H.A.N.D. (Help and...

FHS senior soldiers on in VFW contest

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Love, sacrifice and freedom. These are the words that set the foundation of the award-winning essay written by a Fostoria Junior/Senior High School student who placed in the top three in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy district...

Action auction bids return of annual event

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A parochial education isn’t cheap, but St. Wendelin’s Action Auction offers a fun way to lower those costs. The 31st annual event is scheduled Feb. 7 in the north gym at St. Wendelin Catholic School. Money raised at the auction benefits...

New wing takes flight

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Good Shepherd Home’s newest wing opened to many “Oohs” and “Ahhs” from the public Wednesday. Providing care and a place to call home since 1904, the nursing home celebrated the grand opening of its 100 wing....