Getting into the swing of things

BRIAN BOHNERT / the Review Times Sebastian Seem, 6, decorates a stencil of his first initial before cutting it out Thursday morning as part of Longfellow Elementary School’s “Leap Into Learning” program. Seem, and other incoming students at Longfellow, will...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Wednesday: • Caller advised of a non-injury accident at a South Countyline Street location at 3:49 p.m. arrests Thursday: • Thomas R. Barfield Sr., 55, 324 McDougal St., was arrested for persistent disorderly conduct. • Brian K. Tiell, 52,...

New era begins

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER BETTSVILLE — A new era in local education officially began Wednesday as Old Fort Local Schools opened its Bettsville campus for the first time. The 2014-2015 school year commenced bright and early Wednesday morning as nearly 600 students...

District wired for learning in the 21st century

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The days of dusty chalkboards and worn-out textbooks are coming to an end. Enter the classroom of the 21st century. The chalkboard is now the SMART Board. Textbooks have been replaced by e-books. And exams are no longer given on a piece of paper, but...

FPD seeks to build Block Watch

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Let’s talk. That’s the message Fostoria Police Department is trying to send to residents. At a Block Watch meeting Wednesday evening, Fostoria Police Chief Keith Loreno, officer Brett Bethel and three community members had a lengthy...

Torrential rainfall to hit area today

The city of Fostoria can expect bucket loads of precipitation throughout the next couple of days. Torrential rainfall is expected to exceed two inches per hour, according to a news release from Emergency Management Agency of Seneca County Director Dan Stahl. The weather pattern...