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Residents raise concerns at landfill forum

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Concerns raised by residents during Wednesday evening’s public forum on Sunny Farms Landfill ranged from health effects of living with the “rotten eggs” odor and steps being taken to get rid of it to the fear of ground and surface water contamination and the reason rail cars filled with ...

Barn destroyed by fire Tuesday

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McCUTCHENVILLE — A barn on SR 53, south of McCutchenville, was destroyed by fire Tuesday night. The barn that served as a workshop and housed horses was located at 2189 SH 53, and firefighters were summoned to the scene at 9:43 p.m. Mark Fleming, assistant chief of Sycamore Volunteer Fire ...

Family surprises retiree at Kroger

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Family members surprised a man, who retired from Kroger Wednesday, by purchasing one item and getting in line to be his final customers. Judy Huffman said the idea to surprise her husband, Gary Huffman, just came to her one day. She said Gary is incredible and has made such good friends at ...

Toledo man sentenced to nearly 4 years in prison

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A man was sentenced to nearly four years in prison during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom Tuesday. Dorian R. Williams of Toledo had been indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on charges of aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony; kidnapping, a ...

Briefly

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Soup’s on Saturday in Melmore The annual Melmore United Methodist Church soup supper is set for 5-7 p.m. Saturday at the church on SR 67 in Melmore. The following soups are to be available: classic chicken noodle, beef noodle, vegetable beef, chili, stuffed pepper, cheddar broccoli, ham ...

Fair Board plans themes, events

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The Seneca County Fair Board’s February meeting was largely focused on upcoming events for the start of the 2019 fair season this summer and the fairgrounds, which will be the location of several different events in the meantime. Board members met Tuesday evening and continued to work ...

Opportunity Center superintendent meets with new state DD director

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Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities members met Tuesday afternoon at the Opportunity Center. Superintendent Lew Hurst recently met with new Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities director, Jeff Davis, who was appointed by Gov. Mike DeWine. Davis said he wants the system ...

Daily log, Feb. 14

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Tiffin report • A person reported an assault at Tiffin Middle School, 103 Shepherd Drive, Tuesday evening. Fostoria reports • Matthew E. James, 32, of Fostoria, was charged with theft Tuesday. • A 1000-block North Countyline Street person reported stolen property Wednesday ...

Park district plans to buy 37 acres at Steyer preserve

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Seneca County Park District board approved the purchase of 37 acres adjoining Steyer Nature Preserve for $168,000 during its meeting Tuesday. Executive Director Sarah Betts said the board met in executive session before returning to approve the purchase. “We are going to purchase the ...

Precipitation

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Snow clings to the banks of Wolf Creek near Bascom as rain falls Tuesday morning. National Weather Service had issued a flood watch until 4 a.m. today and a wind advisory until 4 p.m. today.

Man pleads guilty in case involving package thefts

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A man charged in connection to Tiffin Police Department’s investigation into shipped packages taken from porches pleaded guilty to a theft charge Tuesday afternoon. Christopher P. Chaffee, 36, of Tiffin, was charged with theft, a fifth-degree felony, and Angela A. Force, 39, also of Tiffin, ...

Briefly

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Commissioners to hear EMS update, talk TSEP contract Seneca County commissioners are to hear a report from Emergency Services Director Ken Majors, discuss a parking study and discuss a contract with Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership when they meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at their office, 111 ...

Daily Log

Daily Log

Tiffin report • A woman reported Monday evening her vehicle parked in the 100 block of East Market Street was vandalized. County reports • A 5000-block South CR 19 woman reported Monday evening someone stole her well pump. • Gary L. Carlson, 67, of Tiffin, was charged with ...

Man sentenced to nearly 4 years in prison

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A man was sentenced to nearly four years in prison during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff's courtroom Tuesday. Dorian R. Williams of Toledo had been indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on charges of aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony; kidnapping, a ...

Slip sliding away

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Karleigh Shultz, a student at Seneca County Park District's Out & About Preschool, sleds with her classmates at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve Monday afternoon. To view more photos of the sledding fun, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Flood risk elevated

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National Weather Service warned of an elevated flood risk. It issued a flood watch Monday, which remains in effect until late tonight. The weather service predicted widespread rain would bring 1 to 1 ½ inches of rainfall to the area and that frozen grounds and elevated waterways with a ...

Youth group leader sentenced to jail

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A man who ran a teen group through The Salvation Army in Tiffin was found guilty of attempted sexual imposition Monday morning. Mark L. Glick, 58, of Tiffin, originally had been accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with two youths in the teen group and was indicted on three counts ...

Fire damages garage near Attica

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ATTICA — An unattached garage with a vehicle inside was damaged in a fire in Venice Township Monday morning. The fire at 14834 E. TR 104 was reported about 9:15 a.m., and personnel from Attica-Venice-Reed Fire District, Attica-Venice-Reed EMS District, Bloom Township Fire Department, ...

Daily log, Feb. 12

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • A first-block Sycamore Wood Lane resident reported a possible stolen vehicle Sunday evening. • A first-block Colony Avenue resident reported Sunday evening a break-in, and items were missing. County reports • Mikaela H. Huth-Fretz, 18, of Tiffin, was charged with ...