Rail crossing closing extended

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Local drivers will have to wait longer than expected before being able to venture across a certain portion of Columbus Avenue. A spokesperson for CSX Corporation said Monday the company has closed its Columbus Avenue railroad crossing for at least...

Band-tastic

Elmwood Music Department will host its third annual “Elmwood Band Spectacular” at 6 p.m. Saturday in the Elmwood Stadium. This year’s event will feature bands from Fostoria, Hopewell-Loudon, Lakota, Eastwood, Napoleon, North Baltimore, Otsego, Piketon, Rossford,...

Fostoria Community Band welcoming new members

Fostoria Community Band is looking for local musicians to join the volunteer organization. The band will have its first rehearsal of the 2014-2015 season Sept. 18 under the direction of Justin Brinkman, director of bands at Elmwood Local Schools. Rehearsals are in the Fostoria...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Monday: • Officer responded to a traffic accident where a U-haul truck struck an awning in the 500 block of Plaza Drive at 12:09 p.m. arrests Monday: • Jordan Willis Bulger was arrested on a warrant. Sunday: • Tamara Lynn McCarley was arrested for attempted...

Caboose project cut loose

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The No. 107 Lake Erie and Western/NKP Caboose Project appears to have been derailed. Fostoria Rail Preservation Society will likely no longer be moving forward with its efforts to relocate the historic caboose to Fostoria. The dilapidated,...

First Step hosts ‘cooking with herbs’

As part of a Women’s Enrichment Series, First Step will present the program “cooking with herbs” from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday. This program will be presented by Becky White-Schooner of Schooner Farms and Inspired by Nature from Weston. With degrees in art and history...