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Bringing H.O.P.E. to families

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In the wake of losing everything, families often hold on to one thing: hope. The hope that they will be healthy and safe. The hope that they will be able to provide the basic necessities to their children. The hope that things will soon look up. Two...

Election boards open Saturday

Election boards throughout Ohio will be open Saturday for in-person absentee voting. The boards will also be open the weekend of Nov. 1-2 for voting. Voters also have until noon Nov. 1 to request an absentee ballot by mail; however, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted advised...

Public Record

Fostoria citations Wednesday: • Officer issued a citation for driving under suspension following a traffic stop at South Main and East South streets. • Officer issued a citation for speed following a traffic stop at a Perrysburg Road location. • Officer issued a...

New fire chief on the job

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A great intergalactic philosopher once said, “The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few.” No one knows more about that than Kenneth L. Chapman who, earlier this year, did the one thing he was not ready to do. Retire. In order to...

New sewer rates floated before city council

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Fostoria residents can expect to see a fluctuation in their water and sewage rates next year. Fostoria City Council gave a first reading Tuesday to an ordinance adjusting the city’s sewer rates in order to better meet operating and maintenance...

‘Mary Lincoln’ to visit area Civil War museum

Mary Lincoln, portrayed by Barbara Brugler, a clinical social worker from Columbus, will speak on her life as Abraham Lincoln’s wife before he was elected president at the American Civil War Museum, Tiffin, Nov. 1. Brugler and her husband, Robert, are professional Lincoln...