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Council shuts DORA on 5-2 vote

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Tiffin City Council voted 5-2 Monday to defeat an ordinance that would have allowed a downtown Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area, or DORA. The DORA would have allowed alcoholic beverages to be consumed on city streets within a designated area downtown between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. six days a ...

Child flown after US 224 accident

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A 4-year-old boy was flown by Life Flight to a Toledo hospital after an accident on US 224, east of Attica, Monday morning. According to a release from the Norwalk post of State Highway Patrol, Michala D. Williams, 21, of Willard, was driving a 2009 Kia Rio east on US 224 when she lost ...

Industrial spec building ready for business

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Construction is complete on the shell of a speculative 50,000-square-foot warehouse and manufacturing building at Shawhan Avenue and Tyber Road in the Eagle Rock Business Park. Tim Echemann of Industrial Property Brokers announced Monday in a news release the building is ready for tenant ...

Briefly

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Oliver proclamation on tap at commissioners meeting today Seneca County commissioners are to read proclamation for Seneca County Department of Job and Family Services Director Kathy Oliver when they meet at 11 a.m. today in their office, 111 Madison St. The meeting is changed from its ...

Daily log, Dec. 18

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Alan S. Barto, 22, of Tiffin, was charged with resist arrest, obstruction, possession of controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia Friday. • Joseph A. Bonham, 31, of Tiffin, was charged with driving under suspension Friday. • A theft was reported ...

‘A sonic experience’

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Heidelberg University Director of Bands Jon Waters (standing) leads a rehearsal prior to TubaChristmas at Wickham Great Hall, 44 Greenfield St., Sunday afternoon. Waters said the event features low-brass instruments, including sousaphones and tubas among others, and is an event that he ...

Daily Log, Dec. 17

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Caleb M. Latham, 25, of Tiffin, was charged with domestic violence Saturday. • A first-block West Market Street woman reported Saturday night damage was done to her property and there were holes in her walls. • Raymond R. Washington, 37, of Bellefontaine, was ...

Man charged after Second Avenue incident

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A Fremont man suspected to be under the influence of methamphetamine was charged after police attempted to serve him warrants Saturday, according to Tiffin Police Department. According to the police department, Maynard E. Jackson Jr., 33, had five active warrants from the Sandusky County ...

Brenda Lee cancels Ritz performance

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, Brenda Lee has canceled her remaining performances in 2018. This includes “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” Dec. 22 at The Ritz Theatre in Tiffin. Those who purchased tickets can expect a call from the Ritz Box Office before that date. For more ...

Sunday announcements, Dec. 16

Community Announcements

St. Wendelin to host special worship FOSTORIA — A Mass celebrating a quarter-century of worship in the third church of St. Wendelin Parish throughout the parish’s 158-year history is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 323 N. Wood St. A reception is to follow in the Parish Hall. The ...

Community Calendar, Dec. 17

Daily Log

Wednesday Advent Centering Prayer, “Be Still and Know that I am God,” 6:30-7:30 p.m. St. Francis Spirituality Center(2nd floor chapel), 200 St. Francis Ave. Suggested offering is $6. Register at (419) 443-1485 or peace@franciscanretreats.org. Food pantry, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. A Little Faith ...

Early Christmas surprise

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Baylee Prenzlin’s new bicycle got a test drive before it even left Somerset Center Saturday. The 8-year-old received the set of wheels at Tiffin Firefighters Local 322’s breakfast with Santa and toy giveaway. She rode it around the center before leaving. Receiving the bicycle came as a ...

Patrol: Woman dies after accident

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A Mount Blanchard woman who was hurt in a Hancock County accident at CR 7 and CR 330 Nov. 26 has died, according to State Highway Patrol. Ruthann A. Bushong, 75, was pronounced deceased at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo Tuesday due to complications from injuries sustained ...

Remembering a friend

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A convoy in remembrance of Daniel Wood is led by a Tiffin Police Department cruiser and passes by Columbian High School Saturday afternoon. The convoy effort, which was hosted by Tiffin Jeepers, traveled from Buffalo Wild Wings to Benchwarmers and benefited Parker Foundation. T-shirts are being ...

SUV rolls after hitting light pole on Wentz Street

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A sport utility vehicle rolled when it struck a light pole on Wentz Street Saturday evening. Sgt. Jared Watson of Tiffin Police Department said Timmy G. Matthews Jr., 23, of Tiffin, was driving a 2000 Dodge Durango west on Perry Street. Watson said Matthews turned the corner onto Wentz ...

Man arrested Friday night

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A Tiffin man was arrested after a stabbing was reported Friday night. About 11:30 p.m., a person at 286 Ohio Ave. reported a domestic situation. A man reported his father was stabbed by his girlfriend and needed an ambulance, a Tiffin Police Department report states. A man had a small cut ...

Daily Log, Dec. 16

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • A person reported Friday afternoon a woman was assaulted in the 300 block of Hall Street. • A person reported Saturday morning the theft of a projection light decoration from the 400 block of Hedges Street. • A man in the first block of Riverside Drive reported ...

Oliver named top Job, Family Services director

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COLUMBUS — Seneca County Department of Job and Family Services Director Kathy Oliver Friday was named the Ohio DJFS 2018 Director of the Year by the Ohio Job and Family Services Directors’ Association. According to a release, Oliver has been the director in Seneca County since June 2003 ...

Daily Log, Dec. 15

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Tyler J. Kelly, 22, of Tiffin, was charged with resisting arrest Thursday. • Daniel A. Gonya, 65, of Tiffin, was charged with theft Thursday. • A 200-block Union Street person reported a man was beating a youth with a metal pipe Thursday afternoon. • A 100-block ...

Community Calendar, Dec. 15

Calendar

Events & Activities Today Cookie Walk, 9-11 a.m., Legacy Life Enrichment Center, 2 Main St., Attica. Cost is $4 for a small container, $10 for a large container. Cash or check only. Book signing, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Paper and Ink, 98 S. Washington St., Author David Kimmel signing his ...