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Woman carried out of burning home by police officer

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A woman was carried out of her burning home by a Tiffin Police Department officer early Monday morning. Officer Justin Nowak had been at the police station when a resident of 255 Wentz St. called 911 about 2 a.m. The resident had told the dispatcher she wasn’t able to get out, he ...

Medal of Valor awarded during Monday meeting

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A Tiffin Police Department officer received the Medal of Valor accommodation Monday night during the Tiffin City Council Meeting. Officer Justin Nowak earned the honor following an incident Sunday night when he helped rescue a Tiffin resident involved in a house fire and could night get out ...

Boutique owner works to provide women with ‘divine style’

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Divine Style Boutique, a new women’s clothing store, has opened in the Laird Arcade in downtown Tiffin. Owner Leslie Hill said her goal is to help women become more self-confident by “looking amazing” in the clothes they wear. “When you put something on and you look amazing, you feel ...

NWS predicts river to be less than a foot from minor flood stage

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National Weather Service predicted the level for Sandusky River at Tiffin would reach about a foot below minor flood stage. As of 6:45 p.m. Monday, the river was in action stage - which begins at 6 feet - at 7.78 feet. The weather service’s highest forecast was at 8.2 feet at 8 a.m. ...

Lifestyle Briefs

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Governor appoints local grad to Ohio Medical Board COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine has appointed Dr Harish Kakarala, MD, FACP, FCCP, to the Ohio State Medical Board for a five-year term. Kakarala is a Columbian High School graduate who earned his medical doctorate from North Eastern Ohio ...

Daily Log, June 18

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Tiffin reports • Chance W. Batesole, 34, of Tiffin, was charged with littering Friday. • Gary W. Hale, 54, of Findlay, was charged with theft and drugs-paraphernalia Saturday evening. • Jenna M. Brandt, 29, of Tiffin, was charged with dog at-large Monday afternoon. County ...

Community Calendar, June 18

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Events & Activities Today Culinary Camp, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Sentinel Vocational Center, 793 Old Attica Road, Tiffin Tennis Camp 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Tiffin University, 155 Miami St, Tiffin Spaced Out Tuesday: Space Race, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St., ...

Local Briefs

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Man pleads guilty A Tiffin man pleaded guilty to a drug-related charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Ryan J. Bintz, 35, entered a written negotiated plea of guilty to a charge of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree ...

Region Briefs

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Drive-thru food distribution Thursday for any Seneca County resident meeting federal poverty guidelines, there is to be a drive-thru food distribution at the First Lutheran Church parking lot 1-3 p.m. You must have valid photo ID with proof of residency. Clinton Avenue closed for RR ...

Walnut Grove celebrates Father’s Day weekend

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Families hung out around an assortment of large trucks, industrial and emergency vehicles on display at the Walnut Grove Campground, TR 131, Saturday morning during Big Equipment, Big Tool Day in celebration of Father’s Day weekend. At top, Randy Kuhn (left) posed beside Wyatt and Ethan, and ...

Daily log, June 17

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • A person in the 100 block of Summit Street reported a stolen bike Friday afternoon. • Angela M. Rice, 33, of Fostoria, was charged with endangering children Friday evening. • Brock A. Dyer, 33, of Sycamore, was charged with theft Friday evening. • A 100-block ...

Community Calendar, June 17

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Events & Activities Today Culinary Camp, 9 a.m.-noon, Sentinel Vocational Center, 793 Old Attica Road. Story Time, 6 p.m., Mohawk Community Library, 200 S. Sycamore Ave., Sycamore, (419) 927-2407. Fossils Rock with Imagination Station - Summer Reading Program, 6:30 p.m., Bliss ...

Penn Station to open on West Market

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Penn Station East Coast Subs has announced its plans to open a franchise of the national sandwich chain in Tiffin. The new restaurant is to be at 596 W. Market St., near Chipotle, with an opening goal of November. Inspired by Philadelphia cheesesteak on a visit to Philadelphia, Jeff Osterfeld ...

Fostoria man sentenced to 10 years

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A Fostoria man convicted of drug-related crimes by Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday afternoon. Kebley had found Joshua D. Williams, 48, guilty of four counts of trafficking in cocaine, one fourth-degree felony and three ...

Ready to ride

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Riders participating in the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure work to make repairs Sunday evening on the campus of Terra State Community College. Over 1,200 GOBA riders were welcomed to Fremont on Father’s Day where they stayed on the campus of Terra State Community College. GOBA riders will be ...

Berry Run

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Runners take off at a gallop from the starting line of Bloomville United Church of Christ’s ninth annual Berry Run Saturday. The race and the strawberry festival that took place afterward helped raise money for the church. According to its website, the church will use a portion of the funds ...

Food, friends and fun at the park

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Above, Kiwanis Club of Seneca County members and volunteers pose by the sign for Friday afternoon’s “Food, Friends, and Fun” event in Oakley Park. Pictured (from left) Joann King, Brandon King, Austin King, and Linda Bish, all of Tiffin. Area volunteers and businesses have come together ...