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Passports to the future

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More than 200 students earned their career passports Tuesday evening during Sentinel Career and Technology Center’s 2018 Career Passport Ceremony. Students had studied agriculture science and technology, automotive technology, building construction trades, business administration, careers in ...

Mixed bag

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FOSTORIA — City officials reported improved financial figures for Fostoria at Tuesday evening’s council meeting. Finance Director Steve Garner said there was an increase in income tax receipts for April and for the year compared to 2017 and the General Fund is improving. Garner said ...

Students learn with 3-D printer

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One teacher at Calvert Catholic Schools has created lessons with 3D-printing that goes beyond looking at photos online or in a textbook. Keven Rinaman, director of technology and teacher at Calvert, has been the featured educator on thingiverse.com for his lesson on Washington, D.C., ...

Council talks future projects

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NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel Village Council met Tuesday evening to discuss projects that are in the planning stage. Sidewalk replacement and repair is at the top of the list. The village has secured a Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $100,000. The bids for this project are ...

Board weighs in on vacant home

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BLOOMVILLE — Bloomville council discussed the future of a Jefferson Street property during its meeting Monday afternoon. The abandoned house is owned by the land bank and they want to know if the village wants to sell the property or have it demolished. Members decided they would like to ...

Briefly, May 16

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Fostoria man sentenced to community control A Fostoria man pleaded guilty to a charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Billy J. McElrath Jr., 33, waived indictment and proceeded with a bill of information charging him with domestic ...

Daily Log, May 16

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Tiffin reports • Olivia E. Diekman, 29, of Tiffin, was charged with driving under suspension Friday. • Adam A. Derr, 28, of Tiffin, was charged with disorderly conduct Friday. • David S. Van Dyke, 50, of Tiffin, was charged with theft Monday. • Katherine E. Brickner, 22, of ...

Community Calendar, May 16

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Today Praying with Mary of Nazareth 3 1/2-day retreat, 9:30 a.m. St. Francis Chapel, 182 St. Francis Ave. Cost is $75 for commuter and $240 for meals and lodging. Conferences at 10:15 a.m. and 3 p.m. and daily Mass at 9:30 a.m. Please register by calling (419) 443-1485 or ...

Senior Calendar, May 16

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Commission on Aging Nutrition Program Thursday — Sloppy joes, vegetable soup, bun, pineapple, milk. Friday — Italian chicken breast, Italian vegetable blend, bread, strawberry kiwi juice, peaches, graham crackers, milk. Monday — Stuffed peppers, string cheese, sliced potatoes, ...

Car ends up in kitchen

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FOSTORIA — A house sustained extensive structural damage when a car drove into it Monday night, according to Seneca County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Troy Callahan said Dennis Branch, 49, of Fostoria, was driving south on US 23 with the cruise control set when he went into a coughing fit ...

Well read

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FREMONT — The head librarian at the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is to retire this weekend after 34 years of services. Becky Hill began working at HPLM in 1984, when the library was used mainly by researchers and academics. The library had many resources, especially in ...

Ameriwood evacuated

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Ameriwood Industries temporarily was evacuated due to smoke in the building Monday night. Tiffin Fire Rescue Division was sent to the plant at 458 2nd Ave. for smoke coming from vents about 8:05 p.m. Chief Kevin Veletean said that when personnel arrived, they found smoke coming from dust ...

Community effort provides smoke detectors at H-L

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BASCOM — Bascom-area organizations came together to collect nearly 500 smoke detectors to distribute after a fire claimed the lives of a family of five. It was a communitywide effort done in support of one another, said Chris Daniel, assistant chief of Bascom Joint Fire ...

4th-graders to plant tree next week to remember classmate

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NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel Board of Education members learned Monday night that fourth-grade students plan to plant a tree in memory of classmate Brady Scherger next Monday. The elementary classes will close out the school year with a fun day May 23. The Last day for seniors is May 22, with ...

Old Fort school board prepares for summer 

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OLD FORT — With just two weeks left until school recesses for the summer, Monday’s Old Fort School Board meeting focused on financials and allocation of funds to upcoming building improvements. The main project is renovation of the high school music room and the replacement of doors ...

Daily Log, May 15

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Tiffin reports • A person in the 100 block of Apple Street reported Sunday afternoon the theft of a wallet. • A person at Walmart, 2801 W. SR 18, reported a shoplifter Sunday evening. • A man reported Sunday evening the theft of a ramp in the 100 block of North Washington ...

Community Calendar May 15

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Today Allen Eiry Center fundraiser, 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Bob Evans Restaurant, Tiffin. 15 percent of proceeds will go to the center. Toddler Tales, 6:30 p.m. Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, Junior Home Room. For parents or caregivers and their children who are 1¢ to 3 years old. (419) ...

Heidelberg grads move on to next puzzle piece

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With white rose in hand, more than 200 graduate and undergraduate students marched into the next chapter of their lives Sunday during Heidelberg University’s 165th commencement ceremony. The commencement —which took place on Mother's Day — was moved indoors due to weather. “This ...

Local students among 200 graduates at 165th commencement

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Among the more than 200 students who graduated Sunday during Heidelberg University’s 165th commencement ceremony were two local students who shared their college experiences. Haley Schreiner is from Fostoria and received a bachelor’s degree of arts in theatre. “My overall experience ...