Remembering 9/11

By David Simonis RT CORRESPONDENT On a pleasant late-summer day, very similar to one 15 years ago, Fostorians remembered the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks Sunday afternoon during a memorial service at the Fostoria Fire Department. Approximately 120 members of the...

First Step hopes for full house at blues fest

By RON CRAIG STAFF WRITER When First Step Healthy Family Resource Center conducts its 21st annual Soul Shine Blues Festival fundraiser at Meadowbrook Ballroom in Bascom on Sept. 24, it’s executive director hopes to garner at least $12,000 for the facility. “We have...

Woman arrested for huffing at store

Tiffin police arrested a 26-year-old female Saturday at the Wal-Mart Store in Tiffin after a store employee reported the woman was in a restroom with a small child “huffing” duster spray. Brittany L. Bittigar of Tiffin was charged with possession of an intoxicating...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Saturday: • A crash was reported at 1:21 p.m. at the intersection of East Lytle and State streets. A citation for failure to maintain an assured clear distance was issued, but no further information was available. • At 7:51 p.m., a caller reported...

Jobs, education and drugs topics of forum

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Workforce development, higher education and the heroin epidemic were key topics of discussion Friday when three state legislators visited Fostoria to discuss policy with area professionals. State Senator Randy Gardner joined Representatives...

Mayor: No complaints received

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER While Mayor Eric Keckler’s one-year ban on medical marijuana was met with an overwhelmingly negative response online, no one has directly contacted the city with complaints. Fostoria City Council unanimously approved a 12-month freeze on...