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Awareness events deemed successful

FOSTORIA — Unable to meet in March due to inclement weather, Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities members listened Tuesday afternoon at Fostoria Re-Ads as Community Advocacy and Supports Director Cynthia Morrison reviewed the events during March’s DD Awareness ...

School board hears facility repair update

NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel Superintendent Elaine Nye Monday updated board members on the progress of repairs to their facility. March 31, state inspectors coordinated with contractors as to when inspections are to be completed and spoke with Bowser Morner regarding special inspections. Tuesday ...

OF builds a positive climate

OLD FORT — During a meeting monday, school board members heard from Eileen Kleinfelter, K-6 physical education teacher, about the district’s mission to create a positive atmosphere at the elementary school. The Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports team wants students to be welcomed ...

Council OKs ambulance district

BLOOMVILLE — Bloomville council members adopted a resolution approving the formation of the Bloom-Scipio Joint Ambulance District April 12 and named Councilman Ray Sexton as the designee on the joint district board. The newly formed board plans to place a 1.5-mill property tax levy on the ...

Briefly, April 12

Traffic diverted FOSTORIA — Lytle Street, between Mid-Block and Union Street, was closed temporarily Tuesday afternoon. At 1:10 p.m., Fostoria Police Department received multiple calls about a pole down at 224 W. Lytle St. that may have been hit by a car, a police report states. American ...

Region briefs, April 12

Alumni banquet tickets for sale SYCAMORE — Tickets are for sale for the Sycamore Alumni Banquet set for 6:30 p.m. April 22 at Mohawk High School. Tickets are available at Keller Hardware or by calling Diane Burks at (419) 927-4174 or (419) 310-1040 by Monday. Sandusky County events ...

Rider in critical at Lima hospital

A man was critically injured in a motorcycle crash on SR 103 in Wyandot County’s Tymochtee Township Sunday afternoon. Marc Eischen, 60, of Fostoria, was taken by Sycamore Volunteer Rescue to Wyandot Memorial Hospital, and Life Flight was called, according to Wyandot County Sheriff’s ...

Fostoria man indicted on drug charges

A Fostoria man was indicted on drug charges by a Seneca County grand jury. Matthew A. Bernal, 25, was charged with two counts of trafficking in cocaine, one third-degree felony and one fourth-degree felony; two counts of complicity to trafficking in cocaine, one third-degree felony and one ...

Mohawk considers positive behavior program

SYCAMORE — A representative offered an overview of a positive behavior program to the Mohawk Board of Education during its Monday night meeting. Leader in Me is based on the “Seven Habit of Successful People” by Franklin Covey.  Program representative Nolan Marx gave an overview of the ...

Barn burns

BELLEVUE — Bellevue Fire Department fought a fire at an empty barn Monday afternoon. The fire at 7491 N. SR 18 in Thompson Township was reported at 3:55 p.m., according to Seneca County Sheriff’s Office. A fire department spokesman said the barn was empty, and no one was hurt.

Man charged with aggravated burglary

FOSTORIA — A man was charged with aggravated burglary Monday, according to Fostoria Police Department. A person from an emergency room reported at 10:14 a.m. Monday a person was assaulted, a Fostoria Police Department report states. Craig A. Nye, 23, was arrested at 449 Beech St. and was ...

Board plans work session

Seneca County Law Library Resources Board is to have a work session at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday at Seneca County Commissioners’ Office, 111 Madison St.

Commissioners to meet today

Seneca County commissioners are to meet 10 a.m. today at the commissioners’ office, 111 Madison St. In old business, the board is to discuss the joint justice center.

Commissioners to talk pipeline

Seneca County commissioners are to meet at 10 a.m. Thursday for a work session at the commissioners’ office to discuss the use of about $50,000 the county is to receive from the Rover pipeline project. Commissioner Holly Stacy said last week residents and representatives from all county ...

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Motorcyclist injured in crash Sunday

A man was injured in a motorcycle accident at SR 53 and SR 103 Sunday afternoon. The driver was heading west on SR 103 in a Harley Davidson when he lost control around a curve in the road and crashed, Wyandot County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Dwight Kramer said. "I don't know if he didn't see it ...

One injured in cow vs. vehicle crash

A person was injured when a vehicle hit a cow in the 3000 block of South SR 231 Saturday night. An unidentified person was driving a 2006 Honda Civic when he or she hit a cow at 3348 S. SR 231, said a State Highway Patrol Fremont Post spokeswoman. Tiffin Fire Rescue Division and Sycamore ...

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Hunt is on

PHOTO BY STEVE WILLIAMS Kelsey Brickner closes in on a couple of Easter eggs during an egg hunt at Seneca County Opportunity Center Sunday afternoon.

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Award-winning speaker, author, singer/songwriter Jennifer Shaw speaks during the annual Women ACT conference Saturday at Camden Falls Reception and Conference Center.

Women gather for event

Nearly 400 women gathered Saturday to hear inspirational speakers during the annual Women ACT conference at Camden Falls Reception and Conference Center. The Women ACT — Acclaiming Christ Together — conferences is an interdenominational women’s conference. The theme this year was ...

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All about buttons

Jan Dundore shares a program about the history of buttons and their uses for clothing, keepsakes and jewelry during the bunny luncheon Saturday at Seneca County Museum, with 34 in attendance. Dundore described materials used to make buttons, including metal, fabric, plastic and braided hair.

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Take Drake home today

Drake is a 3-year-old pit bull. He is quiet, has a loving personality and loves being outside. He would make a great camping or jogging buddy or a pleasant companion for a walk in the park. You can see Drake at the Humane Society of Seneca County, 2811 S. SR 100, Tiffin. Or contact the humane ...