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Alarm calls summon officers

Tiffin Police Department and Seneca County Sheriff’s Office personnel responded to several alarm calls at establishments Monday. At 3:53 a.m. Monday, Tiffin Police Department received a burglar alarm from GW’s Fine Foods and Spirits, 275 S. Washington St. A report states officers found ...

Two men hurt in golf cart accident

Two Tiffin men were hurt when a golf cart rolled at Mohawk Golf & Country Club Monday morning. Deputy Denny Wilkinson of Seneca County Sheriff’s Office said Ed Lutz, 81, was driving a 2017 Club Car golf cart in Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital’s golf outing, and Mike Kisabeth, 63, was ...

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Law library board to meet Seneca County Law Library Resources Board is to meet at 4:15 p.m. Aug. 28 at Clover Club, Tiffin. Man sentenced to prison A Fostoria man was sentenced to prison during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Earnest J. ...

Overflow Ministries opens its doors

Overflow Ministries hosted an open house in its new location at 126 S. Washington St. Sunday. Pastor Byron Denman said the focus of Overflow Ministries is to give university students and young adults a place where they can be a part of an active faith community and have an active leadership ...

Terra taking registrants for cybersecurity summit

FREMONT — Now is the time to register for the upcoming Cybersecurity Educational Initiative Summit sponsored by Terra State Community College. The summit will take place Oct. 26 and is to educate and bring further awareness of cybersecurity to the community and its industry leaders, Haley ...

Local briefly, Aug. 20

TPD looking at possible heroin overdose Tiffin Police Department is investigating a possible heroin overdose Saturday night. Officer Justin Nowak of Tiffin Police Department said officers responded to a report of a 30-year-old man who was unresponsive and possibly overdosed at 630 S. ...

End of the road starts in Tiffin

A band with local ties may have played their last show in Tiffin Saturday. The band, Dixie Peach — now comprised of Ira Stanley on lead and slide guitars and vocals, Tony Paulus on keyboards and guitar, Mike Rousculp on bass, Steve Williams on keyboards and Steve Benson on drums — played ...

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Youth injured in four-wheeler accident Friday evening REPUBLIC — A youth was injured in a four-wheeler accident on South TR 181 Friday evening. Deputy Misty Wheeler of Seneca County Sheriff’s Office said a 17-year-old youth was transported to Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Life ...

Tiffin Glass on display at business

One local business proudly displays its owner’s Tiffin Glass collection for its guests. Eric Shook, of Engle-Shook Funeral Home, said when he was a little kid, his grandparents started collecting glass and they had it for a long time. He said he always was intrigued by it and, as time went ...

Woman indicted on drug-related charges

A Tiffin woman was indicted on drug-related charges by a Seneca County grand jury. Ashley N. Gutierrez, 25, was charged with corrupting another with drugs, a second-degree felony, for allegedly providing Jonah Leiter-McBeth with heroin Dec. 1, 2016, and causing him serious physical harm or ...

Local funeral director admits he committed unprofessional conduct

A local funeral director and embalmer admitted he committed unprofessional conduct by filing a false claim on an insurance policy, according to Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. Eric Shook, funeral director at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, 135 N. Washington St., ...

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Man admits community control violation A Tiffin man admitted he violated the terms of his community control. Zachary K. Wilson, 25, admitted the violation during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom, court records state. Kelbley ordered Wilson ...

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Attica gets new fiscal officer ATTICA — Village council members have hired a new fiscal officer for the village. Members met in a special session Thursday evening to interview Angela Depinet, who was to start her position Friday. Depinet was offered $16,500 a year for the part-time ...

Daily log, August 18

Tiffin reports • An employee of The Drive Thru, 205 S. Sandusky St., reported a counterfeit $10 bill was passed Thursday evening. • A person reported a woman was assaulted by a man in the first-block of Noble Street early Friday morning. • A first-block Ann Street man reported the ...

Riverfront project slated for Tiffin

Potential riverfront development projects were proposed to Tiffin City Council’s Committee of the Whole Thursday night. Council approved to have Law Director Brent Howard put together an ordinance for the next full council meeting Monday to negotiate a purchase agreement — at an amount of ...

Golf club owner collects signed wine bottles

The owner of Seneca Hills Golf Club, 4044 W. TR 98, has been collecting signed wine bottles for about seven years. Bobby Pollitt said he began collecting wine bottles in 2011. Providing some background, he said he is a Professional Golf Association member for club professionals. While ...

Vanguard-Sentinel celebrates 50 years

A golden celebration brought together school, business and community partners Thursday evening. Government officials, associate school and business and industry partners, staff members and the district’s board of education were part of a celebration for Vanguard-Sentinel Career and ...

Crews respond to Miami St. fire

Crews responded to a house fire at 567 Miami St. Wednesday night. Chief Kevin Veletean of Tiffin Fire Rescue Division said a woman and two children were home at the time of the fire and were able to get out safely. He said there was fire in the attic when crews got there and there was high ...

Man hurt in E. Perry St. fire

A man was injured in a house fire at 390 E. Perry St. Wednesday morning. Chief Kevin Veletean of Tiffin Fire Rescue Division said the fire started as an unattended cooking fire. He said a tenant attempted to fight the fire and was injured as a result, but he and a woman were able to get out ...

Bloomville Village Council OKs hiring part-time officer

BLOOMVILLE — After a short executive session, village council members approved hiring Adam Bour as a part-time officer, starting at $10.50 per hour with an increase to $11.50 per hour after a year. He also serves as a part-time officer for Green Springs. Mayor Dave Auble Jr. administered ...