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Primary election – Fostoria City Council

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Fostoria voters have three options at the polls May 2 for the first ward city council seat. After the primary election, the top two vote-getters will proceed to the general election Nov. 7. Incumbent Paula Dillon, who has been on council for eight years, is running for re-election. She said ...

Two female brown-headed cowbirds perch on a branch at Forrest Nature Preserve, 701 E. CR 6. Photos such as this may be entered in Seneca County Parks District's 17th annual photo contest by June 30.

Take a shot at a photo award

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If you have a camera and time to spare, now is the time to get out and take some photos of the surrounding parks, as Seneca County Park District is hosting its 17th annual photo contest. The deadline to send in photos is 4 p.m. June 30, said Program Director Linda Rose. There is a $5 entry fee ...

Daily Log

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • A person reported Saturday evening theft of a lawnmower in the first block of Virginia Avenue. • John H. Ohler, 27, of Tiffin, was charged with public urination Saturday evening. • Limamu Mohammed, 20, of Canal Winchester, was charged with theft Saturday evening. • ...

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Tiffin Police Department Officer Drew Westenbarger investigates a single-vehicle accident at 95 Sycamore Street Friday evening.

Car strikes pole in Tiffin

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A woman crashed into a pole in the first block of Sycamore Street Saturday evening. Joy L. Heninger-Smith, 53, of Whitehouse, was driving a Hyundai Sonata south on Sycamore Street when she hit a pole while distracted on her phone, Tiffin Police Department Officer Drew Westenbarger. Tiffin ...

Briefly, April 23

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Corporate One merges with First Defiance FOSTORIA — First Defiance Financial Corp., of Defiance, has acquired Corporate One Benefits Agency Inc., of Fostoria. The Fostoria business is to become part of First Defiance’s subsidiary insurance agency, First Insurance Group. Corporate One is ...

Daily Log, Aug. 23

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Wilmer J. Rodriguez, 35, of Tiffin, was charged with hit skip Friday evening. • Russell T. Wise, 23, of Tiffin, was charged with theft Friday evening. • A woman reported Friday evening her vehicle was broken into in the first block of North Sandusky Street and a ...

Community Calendar, April 23

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Today Breakfast buffet, 9 a.m.-noon. Tiffin Eagles. Cost is $7. (419) 447-1366. Earth Day celebration, 1-4 p.m. Franciscan Earth Literacy Center, Tiffin. Autism benefit, 6-7:30 p.m. Tiffin Columbian High School auditorium. Donation of $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. ...

St. Wendelin High closing

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FOSTORIA — St. Wendelin Catholic High School will close June 30, following a drop in enrollment, according to a release by Matt Meyers, director of the parish and school. The release states the decision was made by the St. Wendelin Parish Finance Council, the St. Wendelin Catholic Schools ...

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Land has been cleared at 1692 W. Market St. to make way for the Tiffin Pointe housing development, as seen from a plane piloted by Tiffin Aire.

Housing project under way

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A housing project that is to provide two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments broke ground Friday morning. Tiffin Pointe Apartment Homes, located at 639 W. Market St., is a $9.4 million, 52-unit project developed by NRP Group of Cleveland. According to Seneca Industrial and Economic ...

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Spring flowers bloom at the Seneca County Museum, under the care of volunteer Paula Crum. She divided bulbs and perennials at her home and replanted them at the museum.

Time for making friends

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About 30 years ago, Paula Crum took classes in stained glass from Fostoria artist Linda Radcliff. Because she was teaching full time, Crum only finished a few projects. After retirement, she got back into glass and a bit of painting. When the Tiffin Art Guild was established in 2007, Crum ...

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A map of Bascom Communications’ fiber coverage area is seen. Higher internet speeds are to be available for the area in orange.

Plan said to offer rapid online access

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Bascom Communications is to offer a new program that will provide what the company says are the fastest internet speeds in the area. Nate Brickner, general manager, said the Accelerate Full Throttle service will be available May 1. Brickner said the service provides gigabit service with ...

Fremont man sentenced to prison

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A Fremont man was sentenced to prison during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Christian L.J. Overmyer, 22, entered written negotiated pleas of guilty to charges of theft of drugs and grand theft of a motor vehicle, fourth-degree felonies, and ...

Man sentenced to prison

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\A Tiffin man was sentenced to prison during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom. Cyle J. Carter, 27, pleaded guilty to complicity to receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony, court records state. Shuff sentenced him to eight months in ...

Woman gets community control

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A Fostoria woman was sentenced to community control by Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley. Allisha Keckler, 28, entered written pleas of guilty to one count of aggravated trafficking in drugs, a third-degree felony; two counts of aggravated possession of drugs and one ...

Man indicted

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A Fostoria man was indicted by a Seneca County grand jury. Kane J. Stanfield, 20, was charged with aggravated possession of drugs, a third-degree felony, and possession of marijuana, a fourth-degree misdemeanor, court records state.

Fostoria officers awarded

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FOSTORIA — Fostoria Police Department officers received the 2017 Outstanding Police Service Award from Owens Community College Alumni Association Friday, a Fostoria Police Department release stated. Officers Cory Brian, Gabe Wedge, Evan Ely and Nate Elliott, Detective Brandon Bell and ...

SCPD board sets special meeting

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Seneca County Park District board is to meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday in the basement conference room of the RTA building, 109 S. Washington St., for a special meeting to consider employment of staff, grant applications and ongoing projects.

Gospel singing in Tiffin tonight

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Gospel singing, featuring Jericho Road, is planned for 6 p.m. today at Tiffin Freewill Baptist Church, 129 Eighth Ave. Food and fellowship are to follow. For more information, call (419) 448-0566.

Tiffin BOE to meet

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Tiffin City Board of Education is to meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the cafetorium of Tiffin Middle School, 103 Shepherd Drive. The Ohio Development Services Agencies announced Friday the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging received a $640,000 grant. The Housing Assistance Grant helps residents ...