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Driver cited after striking bike Friday

A man was cited after striking a bicyclist on West TR 112 Friday night. Sgt. Kent Jeffries of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said John Todd, 52, of Tiffin, was traveling east on West TR 112 on a bicycle and James Mills, 36, of Tiffin, was traveling east on West TR 112 in a 2008 ...

Aqua Ohio to flush Tiffin water lines this week

Aqua Ohio is to conduct water main flushing in the Tiffin area 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. No interruptions in water service will occur as a result of the flushing but customers may notice a drop in water pressure or temporary water discoloration, according to a release. The ...

Kay car

PHOTO BY JACOB GURNEY Kristen Velasquez (sixth from left) of Fostoria, along with family and friends, stands next to a Chevrolet Cruze she earned through the Mary Kay program at Baumann Chevrolet Buick GMC, 2291 SR 18, Saturday afternoon. Sales associate Danny Simonis of Baumann said the ...

Drug-related search warrant executed Friday

FOSTORIA — The Seneca County Drug Task Force-METRICH unit and officers from Fostoria Police Department executed a drug-related search warrant in Fostoria Friday evening. The task force executed the warrant at 430 North Main St., Apartment 2, the residence of Nichole Hernanandez, 33, and ...

 H-Luau

PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Hopewell-Loudon fans dressed in Hawaiian attire support the Chieftains during the football game against Mohawk in Bascom Friday. The Warriors won, 34-14. For complete coverage, see Page 1B. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Two injured in US 224 and SR 53 accident

Two people were injured in an accident at US 224 and SR 53 Friday evening. Trooper Dante Hanns of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Helen Spitler, 78, of Tiffin, was traveling west on US 224 in a 2014 GMC Acadia with Verle Spitler, 79, of Tiffin. Devan Ribley, 25, of Forest, was ...

Man struck by camper trailer door sues driver, insurance companies

A Tiffin man struck by a camper trailer door is suing an Arizona man and two insurance companies. The lawsuit was filed in Seneca County Common Pleas Court on behalf of David G. Sauber against David L. Gede of Arizona, Westfield Insurance Co. and Cincinnati Insurance Co. The lawsuit alleges ...

Changes on the horizon

Matt Cogley, owner of ALL Excavating and Demolition from Findlay, uses an excavator to tear down a building at East Market and Jefferson streets Thursday. The area is being cleared in preparation for Phase II — which includes a splash pad, garden area and parking lot — of East Green ...

Attica man charged with sex-related crimes

An Attica man was indicted in Cuyahoga County after allegedly attempting to engage in sexual conduct with a 14-year-old girl, according to court records. William S. Mullet, 47, of Attica, was charged with attempted unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a fourth-degree felony; and importuning ...

Panel meets to OK stream project

Seneca County Commissioners met in special session over telephone conference to approve contracts for the Blanchard River Stream Enhancement project. The project is through a joint board of commissioners from six counties, including Allen, Hancock, Harden, Putnam, Seneca and Wyandot ...

Ontario man injured in accident

A man was injured in an accident at SR 100 and CR 16 Thursday evening. Trooper Donte Hanns of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Bobby Ritchie, 78, of Bloomville, was traveling south on SR 100 in a GMC Terrain and Frederick Todd, 54, of Ontario, was traveling north on SR 100 in a ...

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Tractor Supply store to host pet adoption event Sept. 8 The Tiffin Tractor Supply store is inviting customers to attend a pet adoption event 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 8 at 2501 W. Market St. “Tractor Supply is an active advocate and supporter of pet rescue and adoption,” said Joanna ...

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Fostoria man sentenced to prison A Fostoria man was sentenced to prison during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom. Kejuan L. Hayes, 30, entered written negotiated pleas of guilty to charges of aggravated trafficking in drugs, a fourth-degree ...

Terra enrollment at 2,346 students

FREMONT — With the semester moving forward, Terra State Board of Trustees were given an update on enrollment during its regular meeting Wednesday. Kristen Lindsey, who is serving as interim enrollment services manager, said as of Wednesday, there were 2,346 students enrolled. Lindsey said ...

Soldier surprises family at Calvert elementary

A family waited six years for Wednesday’s homecoming. Brandon Koch, a 24-year-old man whose time in the U.S. Army has ended, showed up at Calvert Catholic Schools’ elementary building to surprise his brothers, Owen Hickey, a fifth-grader, and Luke Hickey, a third-grader, after school ...

Ritz Theatre first to update sign with grant

The Ritz Theatre has received a Sign Enhancement Grant, the first to be awarded since implemented by the city of Tiffin. The grant — in the amount of $1,000 — was provided through the Architectural Board of Review. The grant is a 50 percent reimbursement of expenses directly related to ...

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Tractor Supply store to host pet adoption event Saturday Tiffin’s Tractor Supply store is inviting customers to attend a pet adoption event 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 8 at 2501 W. Market St. “Tractor Supply is an active advocate and supporter of pet rescue and adoption,” said Joanna ...

Man arrested in Sandusky River

FORT SENECA — A Tiffin man was arrested in the Sandusky River after an accident in Fort Seneca Wednesday morning. Sean T. Jackson, 51, was being charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, failure to control, hit-skip, possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia, ...

Splashing around

Mark Keller and his 7-month-old chocolate Labrador, Jax, play in the water during Dawg Dayz Dive In at Hedges-Boyer Park’s pool Tuesday evening. Another session is to be offered 6-8 p.m. today, or Thursday if weather forces its cancellation. The $5 entry fee supports Tiffin Bark Park. To view ...

TCS hires new resource officer

An 18-year veteran Tiffin Police Department officer has been hired to serve as the Tiffin City Schools school resource officer. Tiffin Superintendent Gary Barber updated the Tiffin City Board of Education of the hire during the board’s regular meeting Tuesday night. Officer Douglas E. ...