Review calls for end of fire department

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Seven months after Bowling Green State University students conducted a review of the city’s finances on behalf of city council, Mathew Davoli revealed the results. But there was just one problem — council knew nothing about it. On...

Council rallies behind park levy

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITEr Several members of Fostoria City Council gave their endorsement of a 10-year, .5-mil levy supporting the Seneca County Park District Tuesday night. Bill McAllister, levy committee co-chair, asked council for its collective support of the...

Public Record

Fostoria citations Tuesday: • Officer issued a parking citation following a complaint of a vehicle parked in a no parking spot on North Union Street. miscellaneous Tuesday: • A West Center Street employee requested an officer for a suspicious person walking around....

City ready to celebrate Halloween

Fostoria’s little ghosts, goblins, superheroes and princesses can play dress-up for a day Oct. 30 when the city hosts its annual Halloween celebration downtown. The yearly Halloween parade and costume contest will kick off at 4 p.m. at the Family Video parking lot where...

Cause of Crocker Street blaze still unknown

The cause of Sunday afternoon’s fire on East Crocker Street remained unknown Monday as the State Fire Marshal’s Office began its investigation of the blaze. The fire, which was reported at 4:46 p.m. Sunday, caused extensive fire damage to 239 E. Crocker St., including...

Council could fast-track donut shop construction

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITEr Fostoria City Council is expected to OK a tax break for the owners of Fostoria’s Tim Hortons this evening in an effort to fast-track construction. Council heard a first reading of the proposed 10-year, 50-percent Community Reinvestment...