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Briefly, April 13

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Departments fight fire in Clyde CLYDE — Fire Departments from multiple counties responded to 1877 S. Main St. for a fire Thursday evening. The fire was reported at 4:01 p.m. as a building fire with significant black smoke showing, according to a Sandusky County Sheriff's Office ...

Daily Log, April 13

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • A first-block Main Street woman reported a no trespassing sign was removed from a fence Wednesday evening. • An employee of McDonalds, 1714 W. Market St., reported a customer came in, threw an empty beer box with a milk jug in it, yelled “it’s a bomb” and then ...

Community Calendar, April 13

Calendar

Today Blood drive, noon-6 p.m. Family of Faith Lutheran Church, 870 W. Market St., (rear of Tiffin Mall). Dirt track racing, 5 p.m., Attica Raceway Park, 100 Fairgrounds Rd, Attica. 410 Sprints, UMP Late Models, 305 Sprints. Cost is $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 11-15 and free for ...

Car fire follows crash

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A vehicle caught fire and a woman was hurt in an accident in Loudon Township Wednesday morning. Deputy Denny Wilkinson of Seneca County Sheriff’s Office said Travell S. Coleman, 28, of Fostoria, was driving a 2018 Mitsubishi west on TR 112, and Amber N. Payton, 33, of Fostoria, was driving ...

Elections board gets set for primary

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Seneca County Board of Elections personnel are gearing up for Election Day May 8, after early voting began Tuesday. During a meeting Wednesday afternoon, elections board Director Jim Ehrman said preparations are going well. Board Deputy Director Lori Ritzler agreed. “We’re right where ...

Speaker: Learning to play also important

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A former high school teacher talked about the importance of hard work, not only in school, but also in play, Wednesday morning. More than 120 students — sophomores, juniors and seniors — were recognized for having grade point averages of 3.5 or higher for three, five or seven ...

Ice cream delivery truck hits viaduct

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A refrigerated truck delivering ice cream struck the North Washington Street viaduct Wednesday morning. Officer Scott McDole of Tiffin Police Department said Robert A. Shurney Jr., 35, of Cleveland, was driving a 2013 International south. Shurney had made a delivery to Circle K at Sixes ...

Crews respond to Attica fire

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ATTICA — Crews responded to a woodburner fire at 16977 E. TR 88 Wednesday afternoon. Safety Officer Bob Bisignano of Attica-Venice-Reed Fire District said crews found a fire that wasn’t too far up in the chimney when they arrived. A woodburner was being used when smoke started coming out ...

School chief proclaims awareness events

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Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities listened Tuesday afternoon as Superintendent Lew Hurst proclaimed that Wednesday is Autism Awareness Day and the month of April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Meeting at Fostoria Re-ads facility, Hurst shared that the March DD Awareness Month ...

Briefly, April 12

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Man sentenced to community control A Tiffin man was sentenced to community control during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Eric W. Swartz, 41, entered written pleas of guilty to two counts of trespass in a habitation, both fourth-degree ...

Community Calendar, April 12

Calendar

Today Preschool story time, 1 p.m. or 6:30 p.m., Tiffin-Seneca Public Library. For children ages 3-6. (419) 447-3751 or tiffinsenecalibrary.org. Craftastic for Teens, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Tiffin-Seneca Public Library. For teens in grades 6-12. Registration required through the online calendar at ...

$1.3M bequested to county parks

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Seneca County Park District’s board Tuesday accepted a bequest of more than $1.3 million to its endowment fund to be used for special projects. The bequest from the late Robert Teach, of Republic, who died Jan. 31, was made to the endowment fund, and interest earned from the principal can ...

Man released from custody

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An attempted murder charge filed against a Grove City man was dropped Monday after Tiffin Police Department was informed the wrong man had been identified. An arrest warrant had been issued for Hussein A. Mohamed, 23, and he was being charged with attempted murder, a first-degree felony. He ...

Protection

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Seneca County commissioners allocated $125,000 Tuesday to establish a budget stabilization fund county officials believe could put the county in a better position financially for years to come. Commissioners plan to set aside $125,000 a quarter, but they said they will consider adding more at ...

Five area students have works at state art competition

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Five high school students from area schools will have pieces of art work on display in the state capital as winners of the 2018 Ohio Governor’s Youth State Art Competition. Students who won include seniors Emma Prince and Maria Goshe of Calvert High School; seniors Abigail Fox and Morgan ...

Man dies after being taken to mental health facility

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A Tiffin man who was charged after an accident died Saturday after being transferred to a Toledo mental health facility. Lt. Jason Windsor of Tiffin Police Department said Jessie R. Taulbee, 41, had been taken to Seneca County Jail and then to a mental health facility that he believes is in ...

Work on school to resume Monday

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NEW RIEGEL — If the weather cooperates, New Riegel Superintendent Dave Rombach told school board members Monday evening that remedial work will resume on the facility next Monday, when three 9-foot sections of the roof are to be removed and replaced. The office area roof will be completed and ...

Daily Log, April 11

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Brian J. Schank, 47, of Tiffin, was charged with an operating a vehicle while intoxicated suspension and open container Monday. • Joshua Morris, 34, of McCutchenville, was charged with a Financial Responsibility Act suspension Monday. • A first-block Beechwood Drive ...

Daily log, April 8

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • A 300-block South Sandusky Street woman reported credit cards were stolen from a vehicle Friday afternoon. • Auera R. Robinson, 38, of Fostoria, was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle Saturday. • Logan A. Walker, 22, of Republic, was charged with operating a ...