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Thought behind sign holds no water

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It’s no secret Fostoria is short on funds. While city officials and community members have long been discussing the future of the city’s safety and general services, some may wonder how the city can afford summer help. An alphabet sign...
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Kiwanis kicks off inaugural ‘Fill the Truck’ campaign

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Clothes and toys and dishes, oh my! Over the years, clothes get shoved in the back of the closets, toys are forgotten and new dishes are purchased. A local organization is offering an opportunity for community members to clean out their house and get...
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Fostoria BOE reorganizing school chiefs

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After a nearly 90-minute executive session, members of Fostoria City Schools Board of Education announced a reorganization of the district’s administrative team. Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School Principal Tera Matz was hired as the...
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Two arrested in Fostoria shooting

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Two suspects were arrested Thursday in connection to Wednesday night’s shooting on South Poplar Street. According to Fostoria Police Chief Keith Loreno, Jerel M. Rhoades, 37 of Fostoria, was arrested and charged with felonious assault, a felony...
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New diner adds gaming to menu

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A new business is looking to bring back a gaming pastime while enhancing downtown Fostoria’s family time and night life. Hi Scores Barcade & Grill, 224 N. Main St., mixes pop culture with a small-town diner, offering arcade games, a bar and...
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From trash to treasure

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As the saying goes, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” That statement has never been more true than it will be this weekend as several community members find their bounties at a sale of other’s unwanted...
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Safety Town graduates 27 children

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Over the past few weeks, hundreds of area students, dressed in caps and gowns, walked down the aisles to receive their diplomas from local high schools. On Friday, however, nearly 30 youngsters, dressed in handmade caps and matching t-shirts, earned a...
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Show them you care

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As the saying goes, “Sharing is caring.” The United Way of Fostoria is looking for community volunteers to show they care by sharing their time with local agencies on various projects during a worldwide Day of Caring June 21. Officials are...
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FHS graduates future leaders

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER More than 100 Fostoria pupils entered their high school graduation Sunday as students and left with aspirations of becoming leaders. During Fostoria High School’s 144th commencement ceremony, class of 2017 salutatorian Cristy Gao reminisced on...
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New attractions coming to festival

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The first big Fostoria summer event of 2017 is scheduled June 9-11. The 44th annual St. Wendelin Festival will take place from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday and 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at St. Wendelin Catholic School, 533...