UW campaign rolls on

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Magic was in the air Thursday afternoon at the United Way of Fostoria’s second campaign rally. Officials announced a total of $121,096.60 has been pledged thus far, totaling 67.6 percent of the $179,000 goal. “This is magical,”...

All Saints celebration

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR While to many this time of year is about ghosts and goblins, for others it’s a time to commemorate all the holy men and women who have paved the way for today’s Christians. Halloween, or All Hallow’s Eve, is the evening before...

Officials eye courthouse square plans

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff recommended to the county commissioners Thursday the committee report for use of the “courthouse square” property. The area is where the former county courthouse was located...

Public Record

Fostoria arrests Thursday: • A juvenile was arrested in the 500 block of Burnham Drive for refusing to go to school and kicking and punching the officers on scene. citations Wednesday: • Officer issued a citation following a report of a traffic accident at North...

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...

Officials eye helping out historical museum

BLOOMVILLE — Seneca County commissioners will discuss Nov. 18 whether the county should financially support the historical museum again. Increased utility costs have put the Seneca County Historical Society in a tight financial condition, according to society members who...