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Tiffin celebrates dedication of National Corner

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Andrew Kalnow enjoys a moment in the sun right after running through downtown Tiffin’s new splash pad accompanied by children Sunday afternoon after the dedication of National Corner at the East Green. The afternoon featured a ribbon cutting, short speeches by Kalnow and other dignitaries, ...

Daily Log, Aug. 19

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Tiffin reports • A 400-block South Jefferson Street woman reported unauthorized charges on her bank card Friday afternoon. • A woman in the 300 block of South Monroe Street reported Saturday morning her son’s phone was stolen Friday. • Shannon M. Smith, 24, of Tiffin, was charged ...

Community Calendar, Aug. 19

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Events & Activities Today Family Movie Monday, 6- 8 p.m. Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St. Frost Kalnow Room. Watch “Detective Pikachu.” Popcorn will be provided. (419)447-3751. Discovery Series “Escape to 1817,” 7 p.m., ages 12-17, Seneca County Park ...

Tiffin native to compete for US in world competition

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A Tiffin native is to represent the United States this week during the WorldSkills Competition in Kazan, Russia. Dylan Wertz is to compete in the car painting competition, which will take place Aug. 22-27. He is a 2017 graduate of Columbian High School and Sentinel Career and Technology ...

Town Hall Trot

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Smiling participants take off at the starting line in the first Town Hall 5K Trot at Republic Town Hall Saturday morning. Hosted by the Scipio Republic Area Historical Society, all proceeds from the 5K run and walk are to go towards restoring Republic’s town hall.

Paddling for (non)profits

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Madison Street Tavern’s craft (left) and Kate’s Craft are piloted for position by rowers in the first race of the day at the third annual Tiffin Elks Regatta at Bel-Mar Boat Landing in Tiffin Sunday afternoon. Groups from the area built boats made with nothing more than plywood, duct tape ...

Historical portrayal planned for Civil War roundtable

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Rose O’Neal Greenhow, Confederate spy, will be portrayed by Raylene Hlavaty at 4 p.m. Sunday during the Johnsons Island Civil War Roundtable of Tiffin at T.J. Willie’s. Dinner follows at 5 pm. Hlavaty of central Ohio reenacts several Civil War characters in full characterization and ...

Man flown from TR 122 accident

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A Fremont man was flown from the scene of an accident on TR 122 Sunday night. A Seneca County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said Franklin Reinbolt, 36, was driving a 2001 GMC. Deputy Misty Wheeler said the vehicle left the road and drove in a field. She said she did not know why he lost ...

Rescue crews assist boaters

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Rescue crews responded to two people and a pontoon boat on Sandusky River on Sunday night. The incident originally was reported as a boat with two occupants who couldn’t get to land, according to Seneca County Sheriff’s Office. Assistant Chief Chris Daniel of Bascom Joint Fire District ...

Part of tree falls on house, garage on Virginia Avenue

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Part of a tree fell on a house and garage during a thunderstorm Sunday morning. Part of the tree from the rear of 68 Virginia Ave. fell onto the house and detached garage at 64 Virginia Ave. Capt. Chad Corfman of Tiffin Fire Rescue Division said he didn’t know what brought down the tree ...

Fostoria Heritage Day

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A 1918 model automobile manufactured by the Allen Motor Car Co. in Fostoria was parked outside of the Fostoria Historical Museum, 123 W. North St., Saturday in celebration of Fostoria Heritage Day. There were three small-scale automobile manufacturers in Fostoria before mass production took ...

TU a cappella group to perform in England, Italy

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Tiffin University’s a cappella ensemble — Up in the Air — is to leave today for a one-week European tour, which will include performances in England and Italy. Up in the Air will be giving two concerts in London, and also performing at the Vocalmente A Cappella Festival in Fossano, ...

Bill Auxter shares information on starting a business

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Bill Auxter estimates he has provided confidential, one-on-one business counseling to more than 2,500 people over the past 22 years — very likely more. He said an average of 125-150 people interested in starting or expanding a business pass through his office doors each year at the Small ...

First phase of Tiffin Drive-In neon sign restoration is complete

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Phase A of the project to restore the Tiffin Drive-In’s neon sign is now complete, and the finished portion of the new neon sign can be seen glowing after dusk in the same SR 53 location it stood at more than 50 years ago. Current Tiffin Drive-In owners Rodney and Donna Saunders wished to ...

College educator, counselor seeking TCS Board of Education seat

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An assistant professor of counseling at Heidelberg University is seeking a seat on the Tiffin City School District Board of Education this November. Dr. Meagan McBride has a background in both education and mental health. McBride, or “Dr. Meagan” as she is known in the community, ...

Several people indicted

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Several people were indicted by a Seneca County grand jury. Brandon M. Gessinger, 27, of Tiffin, was charged with failure to periodically verify residence address, a third-degree felony, according to court records. Kristina M. Boenisch, 25, of Helena, was charged with failure to comply with ...

Lawsuit filed against Bascom business

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A Findlay man has named a Bascom business in a lawsuit filed in Seneca County Common Pleas Court. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Travis Tiell against Deborah Tiell and Kit Tiell, members of Tiell FG Enterprises LLC, and Tiell FG Enterprises LLC of Bascom, according to court records. It ...

Lawsuit filed against Good Shepherd Home

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A lawsuit has been been filed on behalf of a Good Shepherd Home resident after she was assaulted in her residence there, according to Seneca County Common Pleas Court records. Around 6:30 a.m. June 2, Noel Glenn Sims II entered the premises’ main entrance, according to the lawsuit. Sims ...

Daily Log, August 17

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Kateline M. Peck, 23, of Tiffin, was charged with theft Thursday. • Nicole L. Fitch, 32, of Sycamore, was charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence and failure to control Thursday. • Desiree M. Gibbs, 26, of Tiffin, was charged with theft ...

Coming this fall, scarecrows in Seneca County

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The Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce and the Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Services are asking businesses and organizations to participate in the Fall in Love with Seneca County’s Open Houses Oct. 12. The event is open to businesses in Seneca County and some that ...