Pope appoints new bishop to lead Toledo diocese

Pope Francis has named a new bishop to lead the Toledo Catholic Diocese. On Tuesday, Pope Francis named Bishop Daniel E. Thomas as the eighth Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo. Bishop Thomas has been serving as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia...

Nasty winter ahead

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The folks at the Farmers’ Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it. Memories of the polar vortex and relentless snowstorms won’t soon be...

Fostoria educators issue bucket challenge

Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School educators and staff took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Thursday while raising funds for the ALS Association. Read all about what others in the area are doing to raise funds for the association and who they are calling out to meet the...

A day of ‘paying it forward’

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida. She ordered an iced coffee around 7 a.m. Wednesday in St. Petersburg and asked to pay for the caramel macchiato for the stranger in the car behind her....

Getting inked? Check the bottle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first. The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe. Last month, California company White and Blue Lion Inc....

Ebola: What is it and how does it spread?

LONDON (AP) — As a deadly Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, health officials are working to calm fears about how the virus spreads, while encouraging those with symptoms to get medical care. Typically, outbreaks of the disease have been in other parts of the continent, not...

FCH furthers its mission

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital is making your health its mission in a new way with the renovation of a West Fourth Street building complex. In an effort to make patient care more effective, efficient and expedient, the hospital is revamping the...

Dell’s BBQ business wins again at state fair

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The people have spoken. Dell’s has done it again. Fostoria Dell’s Restaurant took its award-winning Wally’s Great American BBQ to Columbus this week and came home with yet another trophy to hang on the mantle. Wally’s took home the People’s Choice...

Historical Fostoria film series prepares for second installment

More of Fostoria’s history will be shared through a continuation of a documentary series first released last year. The Fostoria Area Historical Society, in partnership with local film studio Capture1 Studios, is completing finishing touches to a sequel revolving around Fostoria’s...

Fake $20 bills found in area

The following BUSINESS ALERT has been posted by the Tiffin Police Department **** Be advised there have been  a number of passes of counterfeit $20 notes in the Findlay, Fostoria and Tiffin jurisdictions over the past few weeks.  The counterfeit $20 notes are printed on bleached...