Local News

Region briefs, Sept. 12

Open house Thursday at Oak Lane Dental Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce is to host a ribbon cutting 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Oak Lane Dental, 19 W. Market St. There is to be an open house 6-8 p.m., when guests can meet the staff and tour the office. Panel on immigration policies set for ...

Optimism amid mud

UPPER SANDUSKY — Amidst the mooing of cattle, last-minute preparations and goats parading in the show ring at Wyandot County Fair was some mud Tuesday. Nick Derr, president of the fair board, said the fair had had a rough start. There were 4 inches of rain last week, starting Wednesday, he ...

Departing workers recognized

Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities met Tuesday afternoon at The Family Learning Center. Superintendent Lew Hurst recognized Jennine Kramer on the occasion of her retirement after serving the facility for 31 years as a job coach, teacher and training aides. “I can’t thank you ...

School updates entry for new year

NEW RIEGEL — The front entryway at New Riegel School was decorated to welcome students back for another year encouraging Blue Jacket spirit. Superintendent Dave Rombach told Board of Education members Monday evening that fourth graders would be participating in the Ohio Heritage Days ...

Briefly, Sept. 12

Man pleads guilty A Tiffin man pleaded guilty to a charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom. Shaun D. Bramel, 40, entered a written negotiated plea of guilty to a charge of driving under the influence, a fourth-degree felony, court records ...

Seneca County Museum to dedicate historical marker

The Seneca County Museum, 28 Clay St., is hosting an Ohio Historical Marker Dedication Thursday for the Greek Revival home of Rezin Shawhan, Tiffin’s first millionaire. Mark Steinmetz, a volunteer at the Seneca County Museum, said the marker is to dedicate the building that houses the ...

Seneca Wind gets state certification

The state has certified Seneca Wind as a qualified energy project, establishing a fixed payment in lieu of taxes throughout the operational life of the project, sPower announced Monday. Based on the proposed 212 megawatts of nameplate capacity and the 30-year expected lifetime of the ...

Lakota senior one of four finalists for national award

KANSAS — A Lakota High School senior made it as one of four national finalists through the Agricultural Proficiency Awards in the FFA. Maryn Klaus earned one of four top spots in the state Equine Entrepreneurship Proficiency in May. She now has submitted her application to the national level ...

Lifestyle briefs, Sept. 11

Area DJFS to host poverty training program Seneca County Department of Job and Family Services is to host the Bridges Out of Poverty training program 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 21 at DJFS, 900 CR 20. The program is to explore models of poverty, middle class and wealth. Attendees also would learn ...

Commissioners to recognize National Preparedness Month

Seneca County commissioners are to meet for a work session at 9:30 a.m. today followed by a regular meeting at 10 a.m. County EMA Coordinator Adam Ingram is on the agenda for the work session to discuss National Preparedness Month, which is recognized each September. Ingram is to discuss the ...

One cited, one charged after accident

A man was cited and a woman was charged after a three-vehicle accident at SR 4 and CR 35 Sunday afternoon. Trooper Richard Donovan of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Quiana Allen, 19, of Sandusky, was traveling south on SR 4 in a 2017 Jeep Renegade with one passenger, whose name ...

Willard woman injured in accident

A woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident early Sunday morning. Trooper Richard Donovan of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Alana Luppino, 30, of Willard, was traveling east on US 224 in a 2010 Ford Focus. Luppino went left of center, off the left side of the road, struck ...

Victorious

PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Columbian football players, band members and fans gather after the Tornadoes beat Ashland 31-28 at Frost-Kalnow Stadium Friday night. For complete coverage, see Page 1B. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Crash on US 6 Friday morning claims life of Fremont woman

A Fremont woman died in an accident on US 6 near SR 635 in Sandusky County Friday morning. According to a release from the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol, Aleksandar Maslenjak, 25, of Akron, was traveling east on US 6 in a 2013 Freightliner tractor flatbed trailer with Manojlo ...

Sod installed

Tyson Boone (foreground) and Matt Wolfe of Zoeller Lawn and Property Management, lay sod at Courthouse Square Wednesday morning. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Truck rolls onto its side on SR 53

FORT SENECA — A cargo box truck rolled onto its side on SR 53, north of Fort Seneca, Thursday morning. Trooper Ethan Branham of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Mason E. Monroe, 27, of Michigan, was delivering produce in a 2004 GMC. Monroe, who was driving south on SR 53, said ...

Board gets look at new voting equipment

A representative from Election System and Software demonstrated how to use its new voting equipment at a Seneca County Board of Elections meeting Thursday evening. Board of Elections Director Jim Ehrman said the Ohio State Legislature approved a grant for Ohio’s counties to purchase new ...

Possible overdose reported

A possible overdose was reported at 308 E. High St. Wednesday evening. A person requested EMS for a 38-year-old man, according to a Fostoria Police Department report. A man was transported to ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital, the report states. Further information was not available ...

New Bloomville councilman named

BLOOMVILLE — Bloomville Mayor Dave Auble Jr. introduced Richard Vaughn as the new member on the council Tuesday evening. Village Solicitor Tim Hoover administered the oath of office to Vaughn. Special visitors were in the village over the Labor Day weekend. Joel Beeghly, Ann Beeghly, ...

Aqua to flush lines

Aqua Ohio is to conduct water main flushing in the Tiffin area 8a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sept. 14. No interruptions in water service are to occur as a result of the flushing but customers may notice a drop in water pressure or temporary water discoloration, according to a release. If ...