St. Wendelin Festival to be held this weekend

FOSTORIA — Entertainment, rides, games, a collectors corner and lots of food will be featured during the 41st annual St. Wendelin Parish Festival, which will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the school grounds, 533 N. Countyline St., Fostoria. The festival, which...

Open house scheduled for retiring school chief

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — An open house has been scheduled to honor the North Baltimore schools superintendent, who is retiring. The event — open to the public — will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, at the board office,...

Council Legislation

June 3, 2014 Public Attendance: 8 ORDINANCES • 2014-40, second reading, vacating an east/west alley near Fifth Street in the Nidek subdivision, and Blanchard Avenue and Brookside additions. • 2014-41, second reading, vacating a portion of a north/south alley running...

16 city streets slated for repaving

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay plans to spend about $1.3 million to resurface at least 16 streets this year. City Council on Tuesday gave a first reading to funding legislation that could enable the lowest bidder, Smith Paving of Norwalk, to begin work later this month, said...

Child’s family says Riverdale teacher undercharged

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Disappointed, traumatized, disgusted. They’re the feelings Cleveland attorney Dan Margolis said the Nelson family had when hearing about the charge filed against Barb Williams, a Riverdale kindergarten teacher caught on camera shoving her student...

Chinese tire makers criticized by United Steelworkers union

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER The union representing Findlay’s Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. factory workers has accused Chinese tire makers of unfairly stealing customers and asked the federal government to impose tariffs. United Steelworkers on Tuesday filed petitions with the...

Revenge alleged motive in fatal fire

By MORGAN MANNS FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Testimony heard Tuesday alleged that revenge was the motive for a Memorial Day arson that killed two people at a South Poplar Street residence. According to Fostoria Police Det. Shilo Frankart, Shey L. Weiker, 31, 151 Taft Blvd.,...

Fostoria considers closing out unused accounts

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — The city of Fostoria is considering shifting money from unused funds to projects like the long-awaited Stearns Road initiative. During Tuesday night’s meeting of Fostoria Finance Committee, City Auditor Steve Garner proposed...
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