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Showing support

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Heidelberg University women’s basketball players huddle with a backdrop of pink ribbons during the game against John Carroll University in Seiberling Gymnasium Wednesday. The basketball program raised money for Jordan Hux, a 2017 Heidelberg graduate who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. ...

Reineke: Proposal streamlines state education system

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COLUMBUS — Legislation introduced at the Ohio State House of Representatives Wednesday morning aims to align the state education system with workforce needs. Rep. Bill Reineke, R-Tiffin, unveiled the legislation, which also makes the state more accountable for achieving results. According ...

Two hurt in West Market Street accident

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Two people were injured in an accident on West Market Street Wednesday afternoon. Officer Chad Siebeneck of Tiffin Police Department said Matthew Bishop, 23, of Attica, was in a 2007 Honda facing south in a private drive and attempting to turn left onto West Market Street with Emily Hunter, ...

Pickup truck strikes pole

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Crews responded to a single-vehicle accident at West Market and Benner streets Wednesday afternoon. Sgt. Joseph Feld of Tiffin Police Department said Tracy Lucius, 47, of Tiffin, was driving a 1989 Chevrolet pickup truck with Jonathan Mullholand, 49, of Tiffin, and the vehicle struck a ...

Tiffin police officer involved in accident

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A Tiffin Police Department officer was involved in an accident on Jefferson Street early Tuesday morning. Lt. Jason Windsor of Tiffin Police Department said Officer Molly Coleman was on duty, traveling north in a patrol car on Jefferson Street when she drifted off to the right side of the ...

Man runs car into gas meter

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FOSTORIA — A man was charged after his vehicle struck a gas meter at Poplar Village Mobile Home Park, 12400 W. Axeline St., Lot No. 39, Wednesday afternoon. Deputy Troy Callahan of Seneca County Sheriff’s Office said Ronald Bare, 61, of Fostoria, was charged with operating a vehicle while ...

Opportunity Center, T-SPL teaming up for author speech

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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and the Opportunity Center has many activities planned inviting the public to participate. The theme this year is commUNITY. The Opportunity Center is teaming up with Tiffin-Seneca Public Library for a program March 15. Author Michael ...

Briefly, Feb. 15

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Man pleads guilty A man pleaded guilty to a charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley's courtroom. Dustin A. Hanson, 34, entered a written negotiated plea of guilty to a charge of domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony, court records state. The ...

Daily Log, Feb. 15

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Tiffin reports • Sarah A. Brown, 24, of Tiffin, was charged with driving under suspension Tuesday. • Quin D. Colon, 39, of Fremont, was charged with driving under suspension and two brake lights required Tuesday. • Jonathan K. Eastmann, 38, of Tiffin, was charged with possession of ...

Community Calendar, Feb. 15

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Today Preschool Story Time, 1:00 or 6:30 p.m. For children 3-6 years old. (419) 447-3751. Wine Tasting, 6-8 p.m., Ralph’s Joy of Living, 33 N. Washington St. Sample four of six wines along with light appetizers for $10. Call (419) 447-1051 to reserve a glass. Community Read: Assistive ...

2 injured in SR 53 accident

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A man and an infant were hurt in a three-vehicle accident on SR 53 Tuesday morning. Deputy Denny Wilkinson of Seneca County Sheriff’s Office said Marcus Adams, 47, of New Washington, was driving a 2015 Ford F-250, owned by Source One Adjusters of Ohio, a repossession company in Canal ...

On the ice

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A snowman stands on the ice at Swander’s Quarry near Bascom Tuesday morning. Warmer weather is on the way. National Weather Service forecast today’s high would be 45 degrees and Thursday’s high would be 54 degrees.

Fostoria approves budget

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FOSTORIA — Fostoria council members approved an update to the city’s fiscal recovery plan and a permanent budget Tuesday that projects the city will be in the black by the end of 2019. The city was placed under fiscal emergency in May 2016 because of a substantial deficit. For now, the ...

Estimates lower for annex renovation

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Seneca County commissioners received several bids lower than the most recent projected cost for renovation of the Seneca County Courthouse Annex Tuesday morning. The most recent estimate for the project received last month was about $648,000. The project is to include converting the ...

Ballot set for May primary

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Candidates and issues for the May 8 primary election were certified by the county board of elections and are to appear on the ballot. According to information from Seneca County Board of Elections, signatures on petitions were checked and all paperwork was approved. The deadline for petitions ...

NR school panel talks payments

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NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel School treasurer Jane Schalk reported Monday night that the district has paid out $4,178,623.59 toward the remedial work completed on the facility. A payment of $345,476.65 was made in January with a total of $569,119.62 still owed. The district remains involved in ...

Woman pleads guilty to theft

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An Upper Sandusky woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges in connection to theft from her father-in-law and his estate. Brittney T. Scott, 46, pleaded guilty to two counts of forgery, one third-degree felony and one fifth-degree felony; and identity fraud against an elderly person, theft from ...

SE students to hear speaker

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ATTICA — Elementary school principal Brad Powers announced at the Seneca East school board meeting Monday that Capt. Guy Gruters is scheduled to speak to students in fourth through sixth grade at 1 p.m. Feb. 23 at Seneca East. “Guy has given speeches and testimonials throughout the ...

Daily Log, Feb. 14

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Tiffin reports • Juancarlos Torres, 42, of Lorain, was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and a turn signal violation Monday. • Tyrone D. Settles, 42, of Fostoria, was charged with driving under suspension, failure to reinstate and violating traffic lanes Monday. • ...

Reaching new goals

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Tiffin Fire Rescue Division received its newest ladder truck Feb. 1. Chief Kevin Veletean of Tiffin Fire Rescue Division said the new truck was necessary in order to replace an old one. “The truck this one replaced was a 1981 and we tried to maintain it the best we could, but one of the ...