Educators are core of apple awards

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Six area teachers were presented with apples Monday to recognize their excellence in education. They weren’t just any apples, however, they were shiny golden and red apples. For the first time in approximately six years, Fostoria Rotary Club...

Summer Rec program seeks return success

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Community members and officials teamed together last year to offer a summer program geared toward enriching the lives of area youth. As the school year draws to an end, the Summer Recreation Program: Fostoria Community Enriching Our Youth planning...

PA$$ED

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After several weeks of frustration and discussions, Fostoria City Council approved the permanent expense appropriations for 2016 Wednesday just days before deadline. The emergency finance and city council meetings were called as many members had...

Spare some time to strike a SMYL

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER An area mentoring organization is looking for community members who can spare some time to help raise funds to put smiles on the faces of Fostoria children. Seneca Mentoring Youth Links (SMYL) is hosting a Strike-a-thon April 10 at Seneca Lanes, 1090...

Color-A-Thon set for May 21 at FIES

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Schools’ educators have spent most of this year helping to form Fostoria’s little leaders. Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School staff are taking their efforts one step further by hosting a district- and community-wide...

Essential oils offer variety of benefits

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Spring is approaching and with it, the scents and beauty of vegetation as they come to life. But in the health field, a patch of flowers is more than just a nice smell or a pretty sight. Plants such as rosemary, peppermint and lavender can provide...

Farmer’s Market moving to new summer location

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For many years, the Fostoria Garden Club has brought the community together one garden at a time. Members have raised and invested money to beautify the city through the annual Fostoria Farmer’s Markets — the club’s biggest...

‘Million Mile’ man honored

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It was another Friday morning for Denny Baker as he headed to work. Not much to his surprise, when he entered the mailing room of the U.S. Post Office in Fostoria, only one thing seemed out of place. A small table was set up against the wall, holding...

Community honors Roppe Corp. CEO

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Thunderous applause erupted inside the Bankquet building Thursday morning as one of Fostoria’s business leaders was honored during Fostoria Economic Development Corporation’s annual meeting. Don Miller, president and CEO of Roppe Holding...

Report card not all doom, gloom

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The news of Fostoria City Schools’ grades on the district report card created dialogue throughout the community, including criticism, backlash and support. Superintendent Andrew Sprang addressed some of those comments and concerns during Monday...