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From prison to pencils

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR John Henkel of Fostoria knows a thing or two about turning a negative into a positive. “I had some unfortunate mishaps. I went to work one day several years back and I ended up in prison for 10 years,” he said. Henkel was...
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Land detachment request raises questions, concerns

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Members of Fostoria City Council have questions they need answered before allowing a Fostoria man to detach more than 30 acres of property from city limits. On Tuesday, council voted to table an ordinance detaching approximately 33 acres of...
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Public Record

Fostoria accidents Monday: • Complainant advised he hit a parked vehicle’s mirror near the intersection of North Countyline and Summit streets at 3:43 p.m. Subjects weren’t home; information was left. citations Tuesday: • Long form charges are pending...
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Commissioners approve contract for Bettsville law enforcement services

By RON CRAIG STAFF WRITER During a quarterly offsite meeting at the Seneca Township House Tuesday night, a contract between the Village of Bettsville and the sheriff’s office was approved. The contract will provide $73,661.87 per year, paid by the village, for 40 hours per...
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Annual car show rescheduled for Friday

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau will host its 15th Annual Car Show Friday. Originally planned for May 5, the event was rescheduled due to inclement weather. With the recent spouts of heavy rainfall, officials are...
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City officials begin search for Davoli replacement

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER The future of Mathew Davoli’s now-vacant seat on Fostoria City Council will be a little clearer tonight as officials begin the search for his replacement. Davoli resigned as an at-large member of city council Thursday morning to support...