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See classic film on big screen today at Ritz

The Ritz Theatre’s Golden Age of Hollywood Matinee Movie Series continues at 2 p.m. today with “From Here to Eternity.” This season’s theme is “Close but No Cigar,” featuring some of the greatest actors from the era that never won an Academy Award for best actor.

This month’s “loser” is Montgomery Clift, who plays an Army soldier transferred to Hawaii in 1941. His captain has heard of the new arrival’s boxing prowess and is keen to get him to represent the company. When the soldier insists he doesn’t box anymore, the captain tries to persuade him with harassment.

All seats are $3. For more details, visit www.ritztheatre.org, call (419) 448-8544 or stop at the Ritz box office, 30 S. Washington St., Tiffin.

Clyde-GS schools plan

‘Coffee Talks’ on levy

The Clyde-Green Springs Schools is proposing a $1 million emergency levy on the May 7 ballot. The levy is for operating expenses of the district. The last time that the district has passed a new operating levy was 15 years ago.

“Coffee Talks” are planned before the election with Superintendent Dennis Haft and Treasurer Meghan Rhode. The dates of these meetings and locations are as follows:

• 8 a.m. today at Main Street Cafe.

• 6 p.m. March 27 at Main Street Cafe.

• 6 p.m. April 10 at Green Springs Elementary School.

• 8 a.m. April 24 at Main Street Cafe.

Learn all about funerals

An informal discussion about all things funeral related, hosted by Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, is set for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin. Get answers to questions about cremation and burial options, the pre-planning process,and pre-payment arrangements available. Seating is limited to the first 10 people who RSVP. Reply by email to tfh@traunerofuneralhome.com, or call (419) 447-3113.

SMYL basket Party set for March 29; donations sought

Seneca Mentoring Youth Links is to host its 2019 fundraiser, a SMYL Basket Party, March 29.

One way to help is to purchase a table at the fundraiser. Tickets are $25 per person and include dinner. You can also make a donation for the raffles.

Donations and table requests are requested by Friday.

For more information, call (419) 443-0981.

Police: 16-year-old girl fatally shot, 1 person hurt

TOLEDO (AP) — Police in Ohio say a shooting outside a home has killed a 16-year-old girl and injured another person.

Toledo police said they responded to a report of a person shot around 3:30 p.m. Monday in a neighborhood on the city’s east side. They said they found 16-year-old Alexia Carey shot and another person grazed by a bullet. Carey was taken to a hospital, where she died from her injuries.

Authorities said the person who was grazed by a bullet will recover.

Police said at least 10 shell casings were found in the driveway between two homes, but they did not know how many shooters may have been involved. Police didn’t comment on a motive.

The investigation was continuing.

Fire officials say 13 dogs die in house fire Monday

TOLEDO (AP) — Fire officials say a house fire in Ohio has killed 13 dogs, including eight puppies.

Toledo fire officials said the blaze started in the home around 11:30 p.m. Monday. They say no people were in the home at the time of the fire.

Fire crews say the dogs died from smoke inhalation.

Battalion Chief Bryce Blair said the fire appeared to be accidental.

He says a fire investigator was working to determine exactly what caused the blaze.

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