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Montz offers new trash deal

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Tiffin residents could have a new trash and recycling hauler starting in April that has a less expensive initial base rate than similar contracts in the area. Mayor Aaron Montz said city administration recommended Tuesday night that council approve a contract with Rumpke Waste and Recycling ...

County OKs bid for work at annex

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Seneca County commissioners accepted a bid “significantly” lower than initial estimates for renovation of a county building. The board accepted the bid Tuesday morning from Weithman Brothers Inc. of Galion for renovation of Seneca County Courthouse Annex. An estimate for the project ...

Tiffin man hurt in accident

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A Tiffin man was hurt in an accident at Wentz and Nelson streets Tuesday afternoon. Officer Steve Beutler of Tiffin Police Department said George D. Smith, 73, of Tiffin, was driving a 2001 Dodge Caravan north on Nelson Street and stopped for the stop sign. He pulled out in front of a ...

Woman indicted on drug charge

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A Fostoria woman was indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on a drug charge. Bobbie J. Shackelford, 37, was charged with trafficking in cocaine, a second-degree felony, court records state. The grand jury specified the alleged incident occurred within the vicinity of a child, according to ...

Republic block party planned

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REPUBLIC — Republic Councilman Kevin Thompson announced the return of the downtown block party in the village with a tentative date of Aug. 4. The event is being sponsored by the American Legion Riders, which plans a poker run early in the day. Other interested community organizations or ...

Briefly, Feb. 21

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Woman pleads guilty A Fostoria woman pleaded guilty to a drug charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom. Christa L. Long, 27, entered a written negotiated plea of guilty to a charge of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, ...

Daily Log, Feb. 21

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • A person reported Monday night a cellphone was stolen at Tiffin Community YMCA, 180 Summit St. • A person from North Central Academy, 928 W. Market St., wanted to speak to a deputy Tuesday afternoon about pictures a student had drawn. • Timothy J. Jeffrey, 33, of ...

Community Calendar, Feb. 21

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Today A Lenten Retreat with Thomas Menton, 1-2 p.m. St. Francis Spirituality Center, 1st floor lounge, 200 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin. Freewill offering will be taken. Pre-registration requested. Call (419) 443-1485 or email peace@franciscanretreats.org. Presentation on domestic violence, ...

Senior Calendar, Feb. 21

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Commission on Aging Nutrition Program Thursday — Sloppy joes, potato asparagus soup, tossed salad, fruit cocktail, bun, milk. Friday — Lasagna, pears, broccoli, apricots, bread, milk. Monday — Stuffed peppers, string cheese, mashed potatoes, pears and blueberries, bread, graham ...

Jordan hears from constituents

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A United States Republican congressman took questions from a left-leaning Seneca County group Monday morning. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, had a 45-minute constituent discussion with Seneca County Rising at Friedman Village Community House, 143 St. Francis Ave., Monday morning. SC Rising’s ...

Area under flood watch until Wednesday

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National Weather Service issued a flood watch for the area Monday afternoon. The flood watch is to remain in effect until 4 p.m. Wednesday. As of about 4 p.m. Monday, about an inch of rain had fallen throughout the day, and additional rainfall exceeding an inch was expected through ...

Car falls on person

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GREEN SPRINGS — A person reported Sunday afternoon a car fell on a person at 217 S. Broadway St. The incident was reported at 4:53 p.m., according to a Seneca County Sheriff’s Office report. North Central EMS, Green Springs Rural Volunteer Fire Department and Green Springs Police ...

Commissioners meet today

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Seneca County commissioners are to meet at 10 a.m. today at the commissioners’ office, 111 Madison St. During old business, the board is to discuss Seneca County Justice Center and bids for the Seneca County Courthouse Annex renovation project. The project is to include converting ...

Daily Log, Feb. 20

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • A 300-block Jefferson Street woman reported Sunday evening medication was stolen from her home. • A person in the first block of Ashwood Road reported Monday morning the theft of mail. • A man at Tiffin Motel, 315 W. Market St., reported Monday morning his ...

Community Calendar Feb. 20

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Today Bouncing Babies, 10 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, Frost Kalnow Room. For infants from birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers. Please call (419) 447-3751 or stop into the Junior Library to register. Book discussion, 2 p.m. Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin. ...

Firefighters’ Sportsman’s Raffle March 3 makes money for charity

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Tiffin Firefighters International Association of Fire Fighters Local 322’s third annual Sportsman’s Raffle is to be 6-10 p.m. March 3 at Camden Falls Reception and Conference Center, 2460 SR 231. President Chad Everhart of Tiffin Firefighters IAFF Local 322 said while the organization ...

Council to hear planning contract

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Tiffin City Council is to meet Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. for a committee of the whole meeting followed by a 7:45 p.m. regular meeting at City Hall, 51 E. Market St. Council members are to hear the first reading of legislation that would help fund a joint comprehensive plan for Seneca County, ...

Riehm Farm noting CSA Day

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Riehm Produce Farm is joining other farms around the country for the fourth annual CSA Day Friday. The day is meant to remind interested consumers to buy a share in community-supported agriculture for the coming growing season. A share is subscription to a season's worth of sustainable, ...

Sunday announcements, Feb. 18

Community Announcements

Leadership group announces event Leadership Seneca County is hosting a Personal Communications Workshop 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday in the conference room of Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp., 19 W. Market St., Suite C. Those who attend are to learn about the new rules of ...

Daily Log, Feb. 19

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Jessie Vargas, 18, of Clyde, was charged with theft Saturday. • A first-block Coe Street man reported a PlayStation 3 and a spool of wire were stolen from his apartment Saturday afternoon. • A youth was charged with juvenile-delinquent and telecommunication ...