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Officer Eric England (left) of Tiffin Police department and Capt. Mike Steyer of Tiffin Fire Rescue Division stand near a bus involved in a crash Thursday evening.

4 hurt in crash of bus, minivan

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Four people, including three children, were hurt in a crash involving a Lakota Local School District bus Thursday evening. The accident at Madison and Jefferson streets occurred about 7:30 p.m. Sgt. Jared Watson of Tiffin Police Department said a 2007 Bluebird bus driven by Juanieta ...

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Emergency responders work on moving a Ford Ranger after it rolled over at SR 12 and TR 57 Thursday afternoon.

Clyde man injured in rollover

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A man suffered non-life threatening injuries in a rollover accident at SR 12 and North TR 57 Thursday afternoon. Kenneth Searight, 53, of Clyde, was driving a Ford Ranger west  on SR 12 when his vehicle veered off the road and flipped in a field, Sgt. Angel Burgos of the Fremont post of ...

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Christopher J. Douglas (left) stands next to his attorney, Derek Daily, during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom Thursday afternoon.

Toledoan sentenced to 8 years in prison

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A man was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday afternoon for his involvement in a Fostoria arson. Christopher J. Douglas, 27, of Toledo, pleaded guilty to a charge of complicity to aggravated arson, a first-degree felony, during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge ...

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Man sentenced for role in chase

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A man was sentenced to 24 months in prison Thursday afternoon after admitting his involvement in a chase. Jordan D. Johnson, 26, had pleaded guilty to failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, a third-degree felony, during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court ...

At the library

Community Announcements

Lego contest planned Saturday Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host a Lego Contest from 1-2 p.m. Saturday in the Frost Kalnow Room, 77 Jefferson St. Children ages 4and up are to create a Lego creation in advance to be judged. Deadline for registration is Jan. 20. Participants ...

In the schools

Community Announcements

Sentinel celebrates 100 percent passage rate Sentinel Career and Technology Center celebrated the 100 percent state tested nurses aid passage rate for 22 health career academy students Jan. 6, with a traditional pinning ceremony. Students participated in the pinning ceremony as well ...

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Coming along

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Construction crews work at the site of the joint justice center Wednesday. Seneca County Administrator Stacy Wilson said steel erection began Monday. “(I’m) so glad to see it coming to life,” she said. The project is expected to be completed by late fall.

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Seneca County Park District’s board is accepting applications for a director. Applicants should email a resume and cover letter by Feb. 17 to directorscpd@gmail.com. “The one thing that’s really key is that people have to go to that gmail account to submit their resumes,” said ...

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A Dodge Caravan was rear-ended at a red light at SR 100 and SR 224 Wednesday afternoon.

Accident in front of sheriff’s office

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A two-vehicle accident occurred in front of Seneca County Sheriff’s Office at SR 100 and SR 224 Wednesday afternoon. Cassandra Smith, of Tiffin, was stopped at a red light on SR 224 in a Dodge Caravan when Alex Moyer, of Tiffin, rear ended her in a GMC Jimmy, said Seneca County ...

Bloomville deals with police matters

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BLOOMVILLE — Don Holmer, Bloomville’s police officer in charge, said officers must receive 20 hours of continuous professional training this year for their certification as well as have department policies updated for “use of force” and recruiting and hiring practices for ...

Appreciation dinner Sunday

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The Salvation Army of Tiffin is to present its annual Appreciation Dinner at 11 a.m. Sunday at The Salvation Army Tiffin Citadel, 505 E. Market St. The dinner is in recognition of the contributions made by the community and volunteers, enabling The Salvation Army to provide Christmas meals ...

Daily Log, Jan. 19

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Sharon A. Harris, 60, of Tiffin, was charged with disorderly conduct Tuesday. • Dennis M. Walter, 44, of Tiffin, was charged with domestic violence Tuesday. • Joseph E. Patterson, 37, of Tiffin, was charged with domestic violence Tuesday. • Tyler L. ...

Property Transfers, Jan. 19

Property Transfers

Transfers listed as Buyer Seller Price Location Tiffin Joseph Silardi Linda A. Lawrence $48,000 540 Circular St. Tiffin Joshua C. Briggs Melissa Brandeberry-Crutsinger aka Melissa Brandeberry $85,000 30 Riverlea ...

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Bark Parking

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Ranger, an Australian shepherd, spends time atop an A-frame at Tiffin Bark Park Tuesday. The A-frame, a teeter-totter and a display board were installed at the park about six months ago. The weather was unseasonably warm Tuesday, with the temperature higher than 50 degrees around 5 p.m.

Trailer park site of search warrant, possible OD

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A possible overdose was reported and a search warrant was executed at Highland Park Estates Tuesday. A person reported the possible overdose at 9:30 a.m., according to a Tiffin Police Department report. The trailer park is located at 686 S. Sandusky St., and Sgt. Bryan Bryant of ...

Final union pact OK’d

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Tiffin City Council learned more details Tuesday night about the SR 18 Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements Project and agreed to a three-year deal with a labor union. A public hearing was held to discuss the improvement project, which is to cover the curb, sidewalk, pavement marking and ...

Bellevue plans Safety Town for special needs adults

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BELLEVUE — Bellevue Police Department is offering programs for adults and children with developmental disabilities. Sgt. Keith Jesse said the department is offering its first Safety Town for adults with special needs. The program is to be 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays in February in city council ...

Board accepts police chief resignation

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NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel Mayor Larry Bouillon announced committee assignments for council members Tuesday evening.  Jim Bodart will serve as president pro-tempore for 2017. Police Chief Shawn Correll submitted his resignation effective last Saturday and members accepted it with ...

Two indicted

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Two people were indicted by a Seneca County grand jury. Jennifer L. Nappi, 34, of Louisville, Ohio, was charged with theft from a person in a protected class, a third-degree felony, court records state. Jose A. Esnard Jr., 54, of Tiffin, was charged with passing bad checks, a ...