Fostoria Rotary Club names Golden Apple Award winners

FOSTORIA — Six Fostoria teachers were honored Monday by the Fostoria Rotary Club at its Golden Apple Award ceremony. Golden Apple Award winners were Steve Kauffman, Fostoria band director, and Teresa Stosio, St. Wendelin Catholic School second-grade teacher. Red Apple Award...

Four people facing arson charges

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER The Wood County Sheriff’s Office on Monday identified a Fostoria man as one of four adults charged in connection with a string of arsons late last month. Nicholas C. Hackworth, 18, of Fostoria, faces a charge of felony arson for his alleged...

Second person dies from car crash near Ada

ADA — A second person has died following a head-on crash Friday in Allen County, southwest of Ada. The two-vehicle collision, reported at 2:13 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Ohio 309 and Pevee Road, killed the driver of one vehicle, Sylas Daniels, 18, of Kenton, the...

Arlington discusses shelter house project

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Work is scheduled to start this month on replacing a shelter house at Arlington’s village park, but questions remain about how much electricity will be delivered to the building. Plans call for running a 400-amp line from a...

Schools consider propane buses

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER Several schools in the region are beginning to consider propane-powered buses that are said to warm up faster, cost less, and be better for the environment than the diesel buses most districts use. Van Buren Schools has already ordered a bus that runs...

Findlay First Edition wins FAME Chicago competition

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER Findlay High School’s First Edition show choir won a national event in Chicago this weekend. The event, called FAME Chicago, is a regional qualifying event for the national finals, said First Edition Director Kevin Manley. The show choir, with 76...

Naturalization ceremony to be held at university

The University of Findlay will host a naturalization ceremony for people becoming United States citizens at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Koehler Fitness and Recreation Center, 1000 N. Main St. U.S. District Court Judge Jack Zouhary will preside over the ceremony, which is open to...

Arcadia to hold meetings to discuss village’s needs

ARCADIA — The first of three scheduled meetings for Arcadia residents to discuss the village’s needs will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the community park building, 301 W. Brown Road. Next year the village will be undertaking a Safe Routes to School construction...
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