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By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER For 130 years, Labor Day has been hailed by Americans as the unofficial end of summer. And for many, that means relishing in the joys of swimming pools, camping trips, a three-day weekend and sizzling summer cookouts one last time. But there are some...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Friday: • Caller reported a two-vehicle accident, unknown injuries at 2:46 p.m. Officer issued a citation for assured clear distance ahead arrests Sunday: • Jeffrey D. Kruszynski, 55, 11315 Columbus Ave., was arrested on an active arrant. citations Saturday: •...

Put-In-Bay cops investigated

PUT-IN-BAY (AP) — Allegations of unlawful arrests and heavy-handed tactics against police in the Lake Erie island resort town of Put-in-Bay are being investigated by a county sheriff and a state agency. Numerous complaints from residents and business owners on South Bass...

Poking fun at prejudice

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A black man and a Jewish guy walk into a hotel named the Plantation Inn to write a play about cultural diversity. Sound like the start of a bad joke? It’s actually the premise behind “The Black-Jew Dialogues” — a two-man,...

Goldsmith indicted in police assault

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A Fostoria man accused of assaulting a police officer last month was indicted out of Seneca County Common Pleas Court last week. Peter F. Goldsmith, 45, 136 Bradner St., was indicted by the Seneca County Grand Jury Aug. 20 on a fourth-degree felony...

Banks gets 180 days after breaking into vehicle in June

A Fostoria man charged with breaking into a vehicle on Atha Avenue in June was recently sentenced to jail time for his crimes. Joshua R. Banks, 26, 558 Spruce St., was sentenced to 180 days in jail on three separate cases stemming from a mid-June arrest in which he was caught...