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Full speed ahead!

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER For about $200 in gasoline, Fostoria Police Capt. Patrick Brooks acquired more than $20,000 in upgrades to the city’s computer system. Three high-speed, military-grade servers were donated to the city of Fostoria late last month from the...

Public Record

Fostoria citations Friday: • Officer issued a citation for speeding following a traffic stop at South U.S. 23 and North Corporate Drive. • Officer issued a parking citation at a South Poplar Street location. miscellaneous Friday: • An East Fremont Street caller reported it sounds...

City sets leaf pickup schedule

Fostoria Street Department Foreman Mike Kreais has announced the 2014 leaf pickup schedule for Fostoria residents. Leaf pickup will begin Nov. 3 and continue alternating zones 1 through 4 until the end of leaf season, which is early December. Zones are as follows: • Zone 1:...

City roads to be seasoned with just a pinch of salt

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A drastic rise in the price of road salt will likely force Fostoria to pay about $65,000 more than last year. Fostoria placed a bid with the state earlier this week, requesting 1,000 tons of salt for the upcoming winter. The additional inventory...

Tiffin man arrested in Walmart fire

A Tiffin man was arrested Thursday in connection to a fire last month at the Walmart Supercenter on West Ohio 18. According to published reports, Jarrod R. Pfeiffer, 21, was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated arson for intentionally setting fire to a display...

Tiffin man charged with involuntary manslaughter

A Tiffin man arrested for allegedly killing another man after a fight has been charged with involuntary manslaughter out of Seneca County Common Pleas Court. Keith A. Hook, 49, 163½ S. Sandusky St., was indicted by the Seneca County Grand Jury Wednesday on the third-degree felony...