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Road plans move forward

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Tiffin City Council approved plans Tuesday night to move forward on designing a new road on a 60-acre parcel owned by the city. The parcel, which is across from Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital, was annexed from Hopewell Township last year. Tiffin Mayor Aaron Montz said the goal is to have ...

Man served nine-count indictment

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Seneca County Sheriff’s Office personnel traveled to Georgia and served a man a nine-count indictment over the weekend. Tod W. Scott, 47, had been indicted by a Seneca County grand jury in November and is accused of theft offenses involving two vehicles and more than $70,000. He was ...

Man charged after search

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CLYDE — A Green Springs man was arrested after a search at Beaver Creek Reservoir Tuesday. Seneca County Sheriff’s Office received a call about 7:30 p.m. for a welfare check at the reservoir. Sgt. Larry Mackling said Mitchell D. Selvey, 27, was there and had told his family in a text ...

Fed OKs $418,560 grant for Carey

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CAREY – It was not the amount the village was hoping for, but it’s better than nothing. Due to Carey moving forward with a higher bid for the Continental Structural Plastics substation, the U.S. Economic Development Agency only will fund $418,560 of the $2.26 million project. At its ...

Council seeks banner sponsors

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REPUBLIC — Republic Councilman Mike Schreiner informed members Monday night that 20 banners — 10 for summer and 10 for winter — are to cost $95 each. He is to contact organizations and businesses in the community for sponsors. The banners will have the sponsors’ names on them in the ...

Village changes some residential addresses

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GREEN SPRINGS — Green Springs Village Council members heard of changes being made to addresses within the village during their meeting Monday night. Police Chief Charlie Horne said 22 locations have had their addresses changed, with some simply having the address number changed, and others ...

Manufacturing still an option for entrepreneurs

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Most discussions of new businesses and jobs include some mention of manufacturing. The history of business in the Tiffin area is well known in terms of the manufacturing jobs that have left the area over the years. During the campaign, President Donald Trump made promises to keep ...

Region Briefly, Feb. 22

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Small business seminars planned FREMONT – Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra State Community College is to offer free, two-hour seminars, Small Business Basics, throughout the month of March. The schedule of seminars is as follows: • 9:30-11:30 a.m. March 1 at Ottawa ...

Briefly, Feb. 22

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Board to meet Seneca County Law Library Resources Board is to meet at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday at Clover Club. Man pleads guilty to assault A Sycamore man pleaded guilty to a charge in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. David R. Taube, 38, had been charged ...

Community calendar, Feb. 22

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Today Religions of India: A Community Dialogue, 6:30 p.m. Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, Frost Kalnow Room. (419) 447-3751 or www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org/. Thursday Preschool Story Time, 1 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. Tiffin-Seneca Public Library. For children 3-6 years old. (419) ...

Senior calendar, Feb. 22

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Commission on Aging Nutrition Program Thursday — Sloppy joe sandwich, chicken noodle with vegetable soup, salad, kiwi, milk. Friday — Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, peas, peaches, bread, animal crackers, milk. Monday — Ham, sweet potato puffs, green beans, pineapple, roll, milk. Tuesday ...

Seneca County Commissioners

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Seneca County commissioners are to meet 10 a.m. today at the commissioners office, 111 Madison St. In old business, commissioners will discuss the joint justice center and will hear an update on prosecutor’s office renovations from the county’s assistant administrator, Tanya Hemmer. In ...

Daily Log, Feb. 22

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • A man was charged with theft after a person reported Monday afternoon seeing a person carrying a pitcher of beer from Pizza Hut, 432 Wentz St. • A 100-block East Market Street man reported Monday afternoon the theft of his debit card. • A youth was charged with ...

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Firefighters work at the scene of a fire at 7540 W. CR 18 Monday.

Buildings burn on CR 18

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Two barns and a tractor burned in Loudon Township Monday afternoon. The fire at 7540 W. CR 18 was reported about 4:15 p.m., and personnel from Bascom Joint Fire District, Bascom EMS and NBS Joint Fire District responded. Garry Ruble, training officer for Bascom Joint Fire District, said the ...

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A firefighting crew works at the scene of a brush fire at 4965 S. TR 1173 Monday afternoon.

Eden Twp. brush fire gets out of control

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Firefighters from two departments responded to a brush fire in Eden Township Monday afternoon. The fire on TR 1173 was reported about 1:30 p.m. Danny Leeth, assistant fire chief for Sycamore Volunteer Fire Department, said the homeowner was burning brush, and the small fire got out of ...

A-T finalist in annual contest

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The Advertiser-Tribune has been named a finalist in two categories of the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors’ 2016 newspaper contest. The staff is a finalist in the Best Explanatory Reporting category for it’s heroin series, published Feb. 28-March 6 titled “Harm and hope.” Editor ...

Tiffin BOE meeeting

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Tiffin Board of Education has scheduled a special board meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at North Central Ohio Educational Service Center, 928 W. Market St. The topic of the meeting will be the superintendent search. The board will go into executive session and there will be no action.

TC BOE Finance

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Committee to meet Tiffin City Board of Education’s Finance Committee is to meet at 4:30 p.m. today at the Administration Building, 244 S. Monroe St.

Driver stopped for speeding, charged in murder attempt

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FREMONT (AP) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol said an Illinois driver was stopped for speeding on the Ohio Turnpike and then charged with attempted murder after a trooper noticed signs of violence. Troopers said the 57-year-old Peoria woman and a passenger were taken to a hospital with ...

Community announcements, Feb. 19

Community Announcements

T-SPL to close for President’s Day Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to be closed Monday in observance of President’s Day. The library is to re-open Tuesday with regular hours. For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org. Directors to meet Tiffin-Seneca ...