PARCC test in full drive

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After months in the making, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College Careers testing is in full drive. Fostoria City Schools, as well as several other Ohio school districts, began administering the PARCC tests Tuesday. Beginning this...

Frostbite sets in quickly with frigid temperatures

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER This winter season, don’t let the frostbite bite. Frigid temperatures and low wind chill values are nibbling away at the skin tissue and nerve endings in fingers, ears, noses and other exposed areas of the skin, which can cause frostbite....

Whitta resigns transportation post

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria City School’s will be searching for a new transportation director. Transportation Director Brian Whitta rolled out his resignation with the district to travel down a different career path. Fostoria City School board members approved...

Fun facts of famous figures

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER “We hold these truths to be self-evident” there are things you never knew about the presidents. In honor of President’s Day, approximately 75 students in sixth grade classes at Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School presented...

With help comes hope

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Depression has many side effects, some of which can be fatal. But there is help. And with help comes hope. Firelands Counseling and Recovery is one outlet, helping individuals cope with the devastating feelings of hopelessness and despair, and come...

Princeton project probes plasma power

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER An area high school graduate has reached for the sky, but instead of landing on the moon, he’s aiming for the sun. Clayton Myers, who graduated from St. Wendelin in 2003, recently graduated from Princeton University after completing his...

Go red for heart health

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Hearts were the stars of the show Friday afternoon during Fostoria’s Red Dress Luncheon at St. Wendelin Parish. With the theme “Roll Out the Red Carpet for Heart Health,” the 11th anniversary of the American Heart Association’s...

Got slush?

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER No matter which side of the street you’re on, you’re sure to find one thing: Snow. Since the weekend generously offered the area plenty of materials to build a snowman, make a snow fort or have a snowball fight, the white, fluffy...