Editorial: Look beyond safety forces for fixing financial woes

It happens every year. The annual city budget comes up for approval and talk turns to cutting safety forces. Compounding the problem this year is the absence of a $1.2 million SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) grant the city of Fostoria has already...

Should your child be home alone?

By LINDSAY SHAFFER Staff writer The movie “Home Alone” is all about a child who is left on his own after his family forgets him and leaves on vacation. He then protects his home from a couple of thieves with hilarious results. But on a serious note, at what age can a...

Commissioners agree to hold off on funding decisions

By RON CRAIG STAFF WRITER During a meeting Tuesday night in Reed Township, east of Republic, Seneca County Commissioners agreed to hold off on any decisions regarding funding issues for the new Joint Justice Center. On Thursday, the three commissioners were among several...

Fun at the pumpkin patch

MORGAN MANNS / the Review Times St. Wendelin Catholic School students (above) in grades K-2 watch at Conine’s Pumpkin Patch employees press cider Wednesday. Trace Deuble, 7, (below) carries a pumpkin over his shoulder at Conine’s Pumpkin Patch. The students toured the...

Public Record

Fostoria citations Wednesday: • Officer issued a citation for speeding following a traffic stop on Sandusky Street. • Officer issued a citation for failure to yield following a report of an accident on North Countyline Street and Plaza Drive. • Tuesday: • Officer issued a...

Gatrell recognized for commitment to students

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER It’s often said it takes a village to raise a child. One Fostoria resident has gone above and beyond her duty as a community member in an effort to help Fostoria City Schools raise their students by donating campus wear to each of the four...