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Beautiful Fostoria

AMBER HERBERT / for the Review Times Fall begins to burst forth around City Park’s footbridge in this photograph taken Monday afternoon. Autumn colors are expected to approach their peak throughout Ohio in the next few weeks, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources....

Fostoria hires new fire chief

The city of Fostoria named its 10th fire chief Tuesday night. Fostoria City Council approved the appointment of Kenneth L. Chapman as the new chief of Fostoria Fire Division Tuesday during a brief meeting. Chapman, a Britton, Michigan-native, will serve as the direct successor to...

Jake the viral dog

  By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It’s said a picture is worth a thousand words. But for one local dog, it means just three: take me home. The Humane Society of Seneca County is bustling with visitors, phone calls and emails after a picture of nine-year-old Jake, a fox...

Hall gets 30 months for role in fatal fire

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The second of three suspects charged in a fatal Memorial Day house fire was sentenced to two and a half years in prison Tuesday. Timothy D. Hall, 20, of 126 Findlay St., was sentenced to 30 months in prison on charges stemming from the May 26 blaze...

Weiker pleads guilty; gets life

  By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Six minutes. From 2:59-3:05 a.m. May 26, Danny Marker Jr. frantically gasped for air as his South Poplar Street home transformed into a smoldering wasteland. As flames ascended the walls, he and his two roommates, Tara Lynn Vance, 44, and Dana...

Pipeline passing through region

A proposed natural gas pipeline to connect the Marcellus and Utica Shale production areas to markets serving the Midwest, Great Lakes and Gulf Coast regions will pass near Fostoria and through parts of Wood and Hancock counties. A map of the proposed pipeline may be viewed at the...

Ohio workers productive, but making less

DAYTON (AP) — A new report says Ohio workers are more productive and better educated, but they aren’t necessarily making more money as a result. Ohio productivity grew by nearly 67 percent between 1979 and 2013, while median hourly wages fell by 1.1 percent when adjusted...

Man charged in Bucyrus slayings

BUCYRUS (AP) — A man has been charged with aggravated murder in the deaths of four men whose bodies were found in separate homes in a small Ohio town. Charges against 41-year-old Donald Hoffman were announced during a court hearing Thursday morning in Bucyrus. He had been in...

Plane caught fire before crash

The small plane flown by a Grob Systems executive apparently caught fire before a Hancock County crash that killed two people, a federal investigation has found. A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board cited witnesses to the July 27 crash that killed...