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Experience the voyage of the Titanic at The Ritz

The sinking of the Titanic in the early hours of April 15, 1912, remains the quintessential disaster of the 20th century. The musical play, “Titanic,” examines the causes, the conditions and the characters involved in this ever—fascinating drama. This is the factual story of that ship — ...

Miami Street project moving forward with grant funding

The city is getting ready to begin construction on the almost $1.3 million Miami Street project. The project is being funded primarily through a federally funded grant with local funding provided by the city and Tiffin University. The project is a full road reconstruction of Miami Street from ...

Next Fostoria Farmers’ Market to take place Saturday

The next Fostoria Farmers’ Market of the season is to take place 9 a.m. -1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Tiffin and Main Streets in Fostoria. There is to be a theme of “Christmas in July” at Saturday’s Market, according to a release from the Fostoria Chamber of Commerce. Flippin’ ...

Six men vying for open county commissioner seat

Six men are in the running to replace Holly Stacy as the next Seneca County commissioner. As of the deadline late Monday night, candidates Jim Cline, Bill Frankart, Charles Knight, Charlie Palmer, Tony Paradiso and Bill Schultz had submitted their interest in taking over Stacy’s term, ...

Fishing adventure

Cobe Fry, 3, and his mother, Beth Fry of Bloomville, fish during Seneca County Park District’s Little Ones Nature Days program at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve on Tuesday. The program continues today and Thursday. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Temperature to increase 10 degrees

The temperature is to climb 10 degrees by the weekend. National Weather Service is predicting a high near 91 degrees Thursday, 96 degrees Friday and Saturday, and 93 degrees Sunday. The temperature was 86 degrees Tuesday. On its website, the weather service encourages people on job sites ...

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Woman sentenced to jail An Oak Harbor woman was sentenced to jail during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Sarah Mullholand, 25, admitted she violated the terms of her community control, court records state. Kelbley sentenced her to 90 days ...

Commissioners to hear court, SCAT updates Thursday

Seneca County Juvenile and Probate Court Judge Jay Meyer is to give his annual report to the Seneca County Commissioners Thursday, and Commissioner Holly Stacy will note her last meeting before her resignation takes effect Friday. The commissioners are to meet at 10 a.m. at their office, 111 ...

Kids take flight at R/C flight school

Children are to have the opportunity to learn about aircraft, practice flying and actually fly a radio controlled aircraft Saturday. The event, “Kids Flight School,” is hosted by the Tiffin Ohio R/C Modelers Club and is to take place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lynn Cole Field, 5320 E. CR 38, ...

Clyde-GS board talks about levy

CLYDE — Clyde-Green Springs School board members met for a special session Tuesday evening to further discuss the levy to be placed on the Nov. 5 ballot. Following a public forum July 9 with community members, board member Matt Jenne said a neighbor told him the meeting was educational and ...

Seneca East hears positive financial report

ATTICA — Seneca East Board of Education received a year-end financial report during its meeting Monday night. Treasurer Laura Brickner said the district’s General Fund has increased from $756,000 five years ago to $4.1 million. The increase is in addition to the Replacement Fund the board ...

Three in a Toledo hospital after accident in Bascom

Three people involved in an accident in Bascom Saturday morning were hospitalized in a Toledo hospital Tuesday. Janet M. Herzog, 56, of Tiffin, had been driving a 2017 Ford Explorer west on SR 18, and Thomas M. Wagner, 64, of Fostoria, had been driving a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze east on West SR ...

Life Flight summoned after accident Tuesday

Life Flight was summoned to Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital after an all-terrain vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon. About 12:50 p.m., a person at 2696 S. Nantuckett Drive reported an ATV had flipped over, according to a Seneca County Sheriff’s Office report. Tiffin Fire Rescue Division ...

Health Partners of Western Ohio investing $2 million in Tiffin

After four years of operating out of rented spaces, Tiffin Community Health Center recently completed the renovation of 1344 W. Seneca Ave. and started offering services there July 1, according to a news release from Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership. The facility houses primary care ...

City Council discusses recent housing study

City Council was given a presentation on the results of the recent housing study Monday evening. The Housing Opportunities Analysis study was funded by the City of Tiffin and conducted by DiSalvo Development Advisors, LLC starting in November. Presenting the results was Tiffin-Seneca Economic ...

Lakota superintendent receives contract extension

KANSAS — Lakota Local Schools will have its current superintendent and treasurer under contract for at least the next four school years. Superintendent Dr. Chad Coffman and Norman Elchert were approved for contract extensions at the board of education’s monthly meeting Monday ...

Republic Town Hall to be undergoing structural analysis

Reviving Republic and the Scipio Republic Area Historical Society plan to have an engineer conduct a structure analysis of the Town Hall accessing its overall condition and an architect making recommendations for costs for its renovation. The organization is short on enough funds to pay the ...

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Board of Elections to meet July 31 Seneca County Board of Elections is to meet at 5:15 p.m. July 31 at its office, 71 S. Washington St., to discuss security measures, issues and candidate petition acceptance, GIS, pollworker training schedule and any other business that comes before the ...

Several indicted on drug-related charges

Several people were indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on drug-related charges. Florentino Rodriguez, 27, of Fostoria, was charged with trafficking in cocaine, a first-degree felony; trafficking in marijuana, a second-degree felony; and possessing criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony, ...

New book tells stories of opioids

In “Not Far from Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio,” Ohioans tell their stories of loss, recovery and hope in forms as different as poems, paintings, journal entries and letters. There are also many traditional first-person narrative accounts from people describing their connection to ...