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Heidelberg University royalty

Heidelberg University’s homecoming king is Anthony Wise of Chicago, a biology major, and the queen is Regan Turner of Alexandria, an education major. PHOTOS BY PAT GAIETTO/COURTESY HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY

Tiffin glass program slated for Saturday

Tiffin Glass expert and author Ed Goshe is to talk about Tiffin and other Elegant Glass pieces during a program 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Grammes-Brown House, 172 Jefferson St. Guests may bring a favorite Tiffin or early American pattern glass piece with them for Goshe to evaluate after his ...

Tiffin council moves closer to establishing DORA

Tiffin City Council met as a committee of the whole Monday evening to learn the pros and cons of DORA, designated outdoor refreshment areas. Amy Reinhart of Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership presented the proposal to the committee. DORA would allow alcohol to be consumed on sidewalks within ...

Baby hurt in accident Monday

A 6-month-old baby was taken to Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital after an accident at US 224 and SR 100 Monday afternoon. Deputy Denny Wilkinson of Seneca County Sheriff’s Office said Breanna M. Bowmar, 23, of Willard, was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze with a passenger, Rylee E. Miller, 6 ...

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Tiffin man indicted A Tiffin man was indicted by a Seneca County grand jury. Andrew N. Foy, 27, was charged with possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, court records state. Sausage sale to end Saturday Seneca Lodge 790 in Republic is taking orders for its November Sausage Sale. ...

Statebound

Columbian’s Mia Ingalls (foreground) and Caleigh Aigler embrace after finishing the Division II girls cross country regional race at Hedges-Boyer Park Saturday afternoon. Ingalls finished seventh in 19:15.44 and Aigler finished 20th in 20:12.34 to lead Columbian to a fourth-place team finish. ...

More than 700 lose power

Hundreds of people on the west side of Tiffin were without power Saturday morning. A person reported a substation was sparking at 364 TR 91 and there was a power outage Saturday morning, according to a Seneca County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman. Chief Mark DeVault of Bascom Joint Fire ...

Annual Harvest of Hope fundraiser next weekend

The annual Harvest of Hope fundraiser is to be next weekend and donations still are being accepted. Money raised at the event goes to F.A.C.T. (Financial Assistance for Cancer Treatment), which assists cancer patients in Seneca County. The fundraiser takes place 11:30-3 p.m. Nov. 4 at the ...

Seneca’s jobless rate below 4 percent

Seneca County’s unemployment rate for September is down from August. The Civilian Labor Force Estimate report states Seneca County’s unemployment rate for the month of September was 3.8 percent, down from 4.1 percent in August and down from 4.2 percent in September 2017. For the month ...

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Woman struck at Walmart A woman was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot at Walmart, 2801 W. SR 18, Friday afternoon. According to a Tiffin Police Department report, it was reported a 52-year-old woman was struck in the parking lot near the grocery entrance. A woman was transported to ...

Tiffin women acquitted of aggravated burglary

Two Tiffin women were acquitted of aggravated burglary by Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley Friday afternoon. Laura J. Halcomb, 49, and her daughter, Tiffany A. Swartz, 29, had been indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on charges of aggravated burglary, a first-degree ...

Undefeated

PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Mohawk’s football team takes the field before the game against Upper Sandusky in Sycamore Friday. The Warriors won, 62-0, and finished the regular season 10-0. For complete coverage, see Page 1B. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

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Christmas signup to begin Monday The Salvation Army is to host the 2018 Christmas signup 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Monday through Nov. 2. Late signup will be available until 6 p.m. Nov. 2. Those wishing to sign-up must bring a photo ID, proof of residency for October and proof of custody ...

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Man pleads guilty A Crestline man pleaded guilty during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Michael W. Conley, 41, entered written pleas of guilty to two counts of trafficking in heroin, both fourth-degree felonies, court records ...

Attica Village Council: Residents explain water bill issue

ATTICA — Attica Village Council listened Thursday night while residents Bridget and Billy Gayheart and Katherine Smith spoke about their water billings. The Gayhearts had received two months billing with only the base rate fee due and Smith with three months and then each received bills ...

Senecas victorious

Calvert volleyball players celebrate a 3-0 victory over Mohawk to claim a district championship at Fostoria Thursday. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Sex-related charge filed against Toledo man

A sex-related charge has been filed against a Toledo man who was arrested after a person reported a residence being robbed Monday evening. Dorian R. Williams, 25, and Dashaun C. Armstrong, 24, had been charged with aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony, according to Fostoria Police ...

Olympians talk experiences

A panel of 10 Olympians spoke during Tiffin University’s Good Morning World Breakfast Lecture Series Thursday morning. More than 20 Olympians, Paralympians and coaches visited Tiffin and TU this week as part of the university’s Elite Sport & Culture Week. Athletes featured on the ...

Search warrant leads to arrest

FOSTORIA — A man was arrested when Seneca County Drug Task Force — METRICH Enforcement Unit and officers from Fostoria Police Department executed a drug-related search warrant Thursday. The task force executed the warrant at 728 W. Park Ave., which is the residence of Dominique J.A. ...