Fostoria police get new wheels rollin’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER With the purchase of three new cruisers, Fostoria police officers will be protecting and serving the city while riding in style. Months in the making, the black and white SUVs were completed, brought to the station and on the road Friday afternoon,...

Roppe, Seneca Re-Ad celebrate 30 years together

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After 30 years in unity, the partnership of a local business and a local non-profit continues to build better lives. Roppe Rubber Corp. and Seneca Re-Ad Industries celebrated their long-time collaboration Thursday morning with an open house at Seneca...

Playground upgrade encourages learning outside the classroom

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When asked, many young students may say their favorite subject in school is recess. In an effort to encourage learning on the playground, Longfellow School incorporated a bike path in the outside classroom, using $20,000 in grant and donated funds....

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Thursday: • Caller reported a non-injury crash at 4:21 p.m. at a location in the 500 block of East Lytle Street. Officer advised it was a private property crash. arrests Friday: • Demond R. Marks, 31, Toledo, was arrested by Oregon Police Department...

Making magic in the home stretch

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In the final days of the 2014 campaign, the United Way of Fostoria is asking community members and businesses to work a little more magic and give a little more money. At the final rally of the campaign season Thursday in the Geary Family YMCA Annex,...

UAW strike averted

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER United Auto Workers Local 533 avoided what would have been its first strike in nearly 30 years this morning after reaching a tentative agreement on a new contract with Autolite. As of 12:20 a.m., UAW 533 President Skip Angles said the 80...