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Oktoberfest buffet Tiffin Knights of Columbus are hosting an Oktoberfest buffet 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday at the K of C hall, 49 E. Perry St. The cost is $8 and the menu is to include bratwurst, sauerkraut, German potato salad, spaetzle, red cabbage with apples, pretzels and German chocolate ...

Daily Log, Oct. 18

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • A youth was charged with disorderly conduct and juvenile-delinquent Friday morning. • Ryan M. Crisp, 26, of Canal Winchester, was charged with an operating a vehicle while intoxicated suspension Monday. • Devin L. Atkinson, 45, of Tiffin, was charged with disorderly ...

Commissioner Briefs

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During their meeting Tuesday, Seneca County commissioners accepted a recommendation from the Seneca County Justice Center architect, Silling Architects, to accept a bid package for furniture in the new building. County Administrator Stacy Wilson said the bid, which was for about $235,313.64, ...

Crash claims life of man, baby

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A man and a baby died early Monday morning after being involved in an accident on SR 12 Sunday evening. Drugs appeared to have played a role in the accident, according to State Highway Patrol. According to the patrol, Casey Monroe, 21, of Burgoon, and Dhruv Misra, 6 weeks, had been taken by ...

Fire stops train near Bascom

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BASCOM — Fire in an engine compartment disabled a train near Bascom Monday afternoon. Assistant Chief Chris Daniel of Bascom Joint Fire District said the fire was in the engine compartment of the front locomotive, and there was some engine damage. “The turbo had failed, had a failure,” ...

Tiffin joins suit over tax collection

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Tiffin City Council agreed to join a coalition of municipalities with a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of a provision in the bi-annual state budget which was approved by the Ohio General Assembly in June. The provision would allow the state to administer the collection of ...

Familiar faces unopposed for Tiffin council

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Tiffin voters won’t have many options when voting for Tiffin City Council members Nov. and the panel is likely to have just one new face next year. According to information from Seneca County Board of Elections, each of the candidates running for a new four-year term will be running ...

Marathon Center exhibits Hawkes Crystal

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FINDLAY — The Marathon Center for the Performing Arts is hosting “Hawkes Crystal: On the Cutting Edge of Brilliance,” an exhibition that celebrates the first anniversary of the new trademark collection of Hawkes Crystal. The exhibition runs through Nov. 9 in The Fisher/Wall Gallery. ...

Listen to ‘An American Hero’ tonight in Sycamore

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Mohawk Historical Society, Sycamore American Legion Post 250 and the Sycamore Fire & Rescue squads plan to present “An American Hero” at 7 p.m. today in Sycamore Community Center, 3498 SR 103. The featured speaker, retired Capt. Guy D. Gruters, who was a Vietnamese prisoner of war ...

Republic Village Council hears about mental health levy on ballot

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REPUBLIC — Mircea Handru, executive director of the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board, provided village council members information Monday night about the 0.7-mill levy on the Nov. 7 ballot. The levy, which is for Seneca County residents only, was first approved in 2008 and renewed ...

Winners of vocal competition Saturday at Seneca East listed

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Seneca East High School hosted its sixth annual So You Think You Can Sing vocal talent competition Saturday, featuring 26 middle and high school vocalists from north central and northwest Ohio. Audience members also heard performances by Tiffin University’s Up in the Air and Stillwell Blue. ...

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Commissioners to meet today Seneca County commissioners are to meet at 9:30 a.m. today at the commissioners’ office, 111 Madison St., for a work session followed by a regular meeting at 10 a.m. In new business, the board is to consider: • A $3,942.18 supplemental appropriation to the ...

Daily log, Oct. 17

Daily Log

Tiffin reports * Landon J. Haubert, 30, of Tiffin, was charged with an operating a vehicle while intoxicated suspension, failure to reinstate and a traffic control light violation Friday. * Shannon C. Kvet, 20, of Tiffin, was charged with possession of controlled substances Friday. * ...

Five injured in West SR 12 accident

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Five people were injured in a two-vehicle accident on West SR 12 Sunday evening. Trooper Jake Mellinger of Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said a man was driving a 2006 Pontiac G6 east on West SR 12 and a Dodge Journey with four occupants was traveling west on West SR 12. The driver of ...

Village, township candidates running unopposed

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Several village council and township trustee races for the Nov. 7 election are uncontested. According to information gathered from Seneca County Board of Elections, the Attica, Bloomville and New Riegel village council races and the Adams, Big Spring, Bloom, Hopewell, Liberty, Seneca, ...

Let’s dance

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Mohawk’s dance team performs during Tiffin Developmental Center’s annual Halloween parade Sunday afternoon.

Community Calendar, Oct. 16

Community Announcements

Events & Activities Today Learning to Meditate — a five-week course for beginners, 6:30-7:30 p.m., St. Francis Spirituality Center, 200 St. Francis Ave., Greccio Room, lower level, south. Suggested offering is $6 per session. (419) 443-1485 or ...

Sunday announcements, Oct. 15

Community Announcements

Learn to attract wildlife to your backyard The Seneca Conservation District is to host a Backyard Wildlife Event 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Miller Conservation Farm, 5998 E. TR 138, Republic. The conservation district team is to be there to teach how to attract and deter animals in the ...

Daily log, Oct. 16

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Lucas D. Hagemann, 39, of Bradner, was charged with marijuana possession, marijuana paraphernalia and operating a vehicle while intoxicated Saturday. • A 100-block South Sandusky Street man reported there was a substance that looked like crushed chalk on his porch swing ...

One injured in Hancock accident

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A North Baltimore man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at TR 215 and TR 230 Friday evening. Dennis McCracken, 78, of North Baltimore, was traveling north on TR230 in a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado and Bryce Turner, 25, of Fostoria, was traveling west on TR 215 in a 2009 Chevrolet Aveo, ...