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Rescue personnel work at the scene of an accident on TR 151 Wednesday afternoon.

Mom, daughter injured in crash

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A mother and her daughter were hurt in a two-vehicle accident in Eden Township Wednesday afternoon. Deputy Mark Lawson said Patricia Risner, 41, and her daughter, Samantha Risner, 22, both of Carey, were taken by Tiffin Fire Rescue Division to Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital with ...

Error boosts price of project

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Tiffin City Council’s Economic Development and Downtown Planning Committee approved spending an additional $97,000 to help pay for the Urban Paving Project. The project, with major funding from a Federal Highway Administration grant and administered by Ohio Department of Transportation, is ...

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Chantel Branch speaks to fellow graduates Wednesday evening at the Gateway and GED graduation ceremony at the Adult Workforce Development Center.

‘Life happened’

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FREMONT — Nearly 400 students were served this school year through the Aspire and Gateway programs at Vanguard-Sentinel Career and Technology Centers, and those who completed the program were recognized at a ceremony Wednesday. “It is through each graduate’s perseverance that motivates ...

Sycamore pool opening set for June 15

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SYCAMORE — It was the consensus at Tuesday’s village council meeting that residents may have one more chance to support the community swimming pool. The Parks Committee is to open the community pool next month. Councilwoman Dawn Needles said prices and hours of operation will be the same ...

Daily Log, May 25

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Joseph D. Orinstein, 23, of Florida, was charged with theft May 18. • Nikki M. Simpkins, 33, of Tiffin, was charged with theft Monday afternoon. • Tory M. Thrasher, 24, of Tiffin, was charged with theft Monday afternoon. • Stephanie M. Thom, 30, of Tiffin, was ...

County plans office shuffle

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Seneca County commissioners decided to move forward Tuesday morning in finding a new home for Seneca Regional Planning Commission and for the Seneca County Law Library. Commissioner Shayne Thomas submitted a motion to move SRPC offices into the former space of Seneca County Board of Elections ...

TCS kudos

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Tiffin City Board of Education recognized several groups Tuesday during its regular meeting. Included in the recognition were student board representatives and recent graduates Audrey Behm and Hannah Treadway. Treadway said she was thankful for the opportunity the board has given ...

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Jobless number down last month

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Seneca County’s jobless rate decreased in April from March and from last year at the same time.  According to information from Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the unemployment rate was 4 percent in April, which was 0.9 percent lower than March. The rate also was 0.6 percent ...

Students send cards to Navy sailors

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Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities members listened Tuesday afternoon as teacher assistant Karen Price shared her idea of community involvement reaching a much wider audience. Price’s daughter, Bonnie Lucero, serves in the U.S. Navy and Price thought it would be a great idea ...

Clyde-GS board looks to change policy

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CLYDE — Clyde-Green Springs School Superintendent Dennis Haft introduced conversation about proposed changes to the valedictorian-salutatorian criteria to board of education members Monday evening. “How do we encourage students to challenge themselves further and to be better prepared for ...

Sentinel adding Drug Free Club

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Sentinel Career and Technology Center continues to offer character-based education, soon including a drug-free incentive program. Beginning with the start of the next school year, Sentinel is offering voluntary membership for students and parents into its chapter of Drug Free Clubs of ...

Region briefs, May 24

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Watch for motorcyclists, mental health board says The Mental Health and recovery Services Board is encouraging drivers to be on the lookout for motorcycles this summer. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports motorcyclists are 29 times more likely than passenger car ...

Daily Log, May 28

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Francis F. Ducas, 45, of Tiffin, was charged with disorderly conduct Monday. • Brad L. Haden, 39, of Bloomville, was charged with theft Monday. • A 200-block North Sandusky Street resident reported a physical domestic incident Monday night. • A 400-block South ...

Property Transfers, May 25

Property Transfers

Transfers listed as Buyer Seller Price Location Pleasant Township Myron C. Jackson James E. Smith $10,000 5991 N. SR 53 Thompson Township Iroquois Valley Farms, LLC Flat Rock Homes $2,872,532.70 v/l CR 29 Harvest Adventures, LLC Flat Rock Homes $89,775 v/l N. ...

Senior Calendar, May 28

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Commission on Aging Nutrition Program Thursday — Shredded beef sandwich, stuffed pepper soup, salad, fruit cocktail, milk. Friday — Pork cutlet, mashed sweet potatoes, green beans, pineapple, roll, milk. Monday — Closed, Memorial Day. Tuesday — Stuffed pepper with V-8 juice, ...

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Bill Hoffert (from left), Drew Lucius and Keith Johnson, firefighter-medics for Tiffin Fire Rescue Division, spray water during an exercise behind Tiffin Mall Monday afternoon. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Fire tool increases efficiency

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Tiffin Fire Rescue Division’s new nozzle configuration will enable firefighters to more effectively put water on a fire quicker, its chief says. A crew spent time spraying water from a hydrant behind Tiffin Mall Monday afternoon and tried out the new nozzle set-up, which Chief Kevin Veletean ...

Daily Log May 23

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • A shoplifter was reported at Walmart, 2801 W. SR 18, Sunday afternoon. • A theft from a wallet was reported in the first block of Coe Street Monday morning. • A person reported Monday afternoon finding a needle near a sidewalk in the first block of Madison ...

Mohawk student dies at home

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Seneca County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 15-year-old boy Monday. A person at 6710 W. CR 6 reported the boy was experiencing a medical emergency about 7 a.m. Monday. Detective Kevin Reinbolt said Seneca County Sheriff’s Office was called there for an unresponsive ...

Fostoria teen dies in car accident

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Hancock County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Fostoria teenager Sunday afternoon. The accident was on TR 205, just east of SR 37, and was reported at 2:26 p.m., according to a release from the sheriff’s office. Amber King, 20, of Findlay, ...

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A 2017 Kenworth pumper-tanker has been added to Scipio-Republic Fire Department’s fleet.

New wheels

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REPUBLIC — There’s a new truck in town. Scipio-Republic Fire Department has purchased a 2017 Kenworth pumper-tanker and got it Thursday. Chief Jason Porter said the truck was a demonstration unit and is operational. He said it is “definitely a Cadillac.” “We drove 14 long, crazy ...