NAACP chapter suffering low membership numbers

By SETH WEBER Staff Writer Rather than host events for Black History Month, the Fostoria chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is focusing on how it can raise its membership numbers. To be a full-fledged chapter, Fostoria NAACP President Joni...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Wednesday: • Complainant reported a hit-skip on Elm Street and North Countyline Street; minor damage. • Complainant came on station to report they were struck by a vehicle on West High Street; under investigation. • Caller requested officer to...

Morning fire breaks out at Nye’s

No one was injured after a fire broke out at a vacant trailer at Nye’s Trailer Park Tuesday morning. According to a news release from Fostoria Fire Chief Ken Chapman, Fostoria Fire Division responded to a report of heavy fire coming from the unoccupied trailer at Lot 109,...

Tragic end leads to effort to save the lives of others

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As the one-year anniversary of the untimely death of a loved one approached, one community member reached out for continued support of a cause near to her heart. Andrea Cress, sister of Tracy L. Potter who died a year ago today of a self-inflicted...

Officer Kiser pleads not guilty to OVI

Fostoria Police Officer Justin Kiser pleaded not guilty to a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, a court official said Tuesday. According to a representative with Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court, an attorney hired by Kiser, 34, filed the not guilty a plea. The...

City schedules brief phone, Internet outage today

Phone lines and Internet services in the city of Fostoria will be down for approximately 30 minutes beginning at noon today. According to a news release from city officials, the outage is scheduled to replace a hardware component on the server that has caused prior failures of...