Fostoria Snow Queen: Vote Here!

Fostoria Snow Queen: Vote Here! The Fostoria Snow Queen Contest is meant to be a fun, informal contest where folks can nominate a Fostoria resident who is well-known in the Fostoria community, active in local clubs or organizations, and over the age of 60, to represent Fostoria...

A Christmas for Every Child details

Another year has rolled around and another Christmas is swiftly approaching. And while everyone begins making their shopping lists there’s one group to keep in mind — Fostoria’s needy children. For more than a dozen years now, the Review Times has spearheaded...

A community call to paws

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Speaking on behalf of its furry companions, a local humane society is requesting donations to help care for the 120 animals sheltered there. Staff of the Humane Society of Seneca County posted a cry for help on its Facebook page Oct. 31 asking for...

Coloring contest winners

Scott Scherf / the Review Times Fostoria Fire Chief Kenneth Chapman, left, and Fostoria Mayor Eric Keckler, right presented winners of this year’s Fire Safety Week Coloring Contest with prizes Wednesday at Fostoria Fire Station. From left, Lily Alcocer, kindergartener at...

Schaeffer found guilty in fatal arson

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER After a three-day trial, a jury of 12 convicted a Fostoria man of four complicity charges Wednesday night in connection to a fatal Memorial Day arson. Charles V. Schaeffer was found guilty Wednesday of complicity to aggravated arson, a...

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....

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...