Schaeffer sentenced to life in prison

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — The third and final defendant in a fatal Memorial Day arson was sentenced to life in prison on four complicity charges Friday in a Seneca County courtroom. Charles V. Schaeffer, 45, Fostoria, is eligible for parole after 25 years...

Incident draws grisly theories

Halloween has the tendency to take people’s minds down the darkest, most macabre paths. That fact became evident Thursday after a social media rumor placed Fostoria as the site of a crime so grisly it could be pulled straight out of a horror movie. According to Fostoria...

Fostorians hurt in school bus collision

Two people were taken to Mercy Tiffin Hospital for precautionary evaluations after two school buses collided on Ohio 100 and U.S. 224. Seneca County Opportunity Center bus No. 2 and bus No. 8 collided at approximately 3:17 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Ohio 100 and U.S....

Man gets 5 years prison in sex case

A Fostoria man convicted of recording a minor for sexual gratification was sentenced this week to five years in prison. William A. Pritt, 51, 140 N. TR 21, was found guilty by a jury in August on a second-degree felony charge of illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material....

Public Record

FOSTORIA Accidents Friday • 9-1-1 call at 1:08 p.m., caller reported her vehicle was hit by another vehicle near the intersection of Midblock and West Lytle Street and the other vehicle took off. Officer advised driver reported pain in her neck and said she is going to see her...

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...