United Way selling ornaments

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Tiffin-Seneca United Way is hosting an ornament sale. According to a release, ornaments made in Germany and Poland are to be sold at the United Way, 201 S. Washington St. The sale is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today, noon-2 p.m. Sunday and 2-4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The ornaments were donated by ...

Man pleads guilty

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A Fostoria man was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to charges during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom. Terrance R. Johnson, 57, entered pleas of guilty to a charge of possession of cocaine, a fourth-degree felony, and two counts of ...

Man indicted

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A Fostoria man was indicted by a Seneca County grand jury. Brandon S. Twilley, 36, was charged with failure to provide notice of residence address change, a second-degree felony, court records state.

Advent series set to begin

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West Independence United Methodist Church plans to begin its Advent sermon series, titled “The Gift,” Sunday with a sermon titled “The Gift of Doing Right.” Avery Authenreith is to provide special music.

Revisions board to gather

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Seneca County Board of Revision is to meet Tuesday immediately following the 9 a.m. Budget Commission meeting in the basement conference room of the RTA building. Members are to review a delinquent manufactured home.

Daily Log, Dec. 2

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Tiffin reports • A 300-block West Perry Street man reported being scammed Thursday evening. • A first-block Walker Street woman reported fraudulent charges on her phone bill Thursday evening. County reports • A 7000-block East TR 163 woman reported an assault early Friday ...

Car hits house in Fort Seneca

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FORT SENECA — A car struck several mailboxes and a house along SR 53 Thursday. Trooper Richard Donovan of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Donald R. Morgan, 34, of Tiffin, was driving south on SR 53. Morgan said he might have grabbed for cigarettes, Donovan said. The car ...

Remembering Cody

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BASCOM — Cody Rainey, a coach says, loved the Hopewell-Loudon basketball program and the kids. Cody, who was at all the boys team’s practices and was on the sideline of every game, was a loveable human being, said Roger Jury, the varsity boys basketball coach. “We all loved him,” he ...

LamTech expanding with buy


Laminate Technologies is purchasing a business with facilities in Oregon and Washington. According to a release, Laminate Technologies President and CEO Fred Zoeller announced the acquisition of Lamination Technology Industries, a wood-product manufacturer based in White City, Oregon. The ...

Get a hug for Jessica

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Jessica Snyder was all about spreading love and light, her sister says. Those spending time in downtown Tiffin Dec. 10 are to receive that love and light through Tim Schwartz and his Free Hug Happy Hour. Lisa Sherman said Snyder, her sister, had a passion for music. Snyder followed close ...

Project group deals with cupola delay

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Seneca County Justice Center Leadership Team members discussed progress on the project Thursday afternoon. Tuesday, Commissioner Holly Stacy said during a Board of Commissioners meeting the cupola tower of the Seneca County Justice Center would not be installed this year, as initially ...

Man sentenced for pandering obscenity

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A Fostoria man was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to two charges during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom Tuesday. Robert E. Ware, 44, also was classified as a Tier II sex offender, court records state. Ware had been indicted on two ...

Fostoria man sentenced to community control

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A Fostoria man was sentenced to community control and classified as a Tier I sex offender during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom Wednesday. Robert A. Carman, 45, had entered a written plea of guilty to charges of importuning, illegal use of a ...

Briefly, Dec. 1

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Heating assistance applications open The Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program is accepting applications for utility assistance grants for the winter heating seasons. According to an AEP Ohio release, the partnership is between AEP and Dollar Energy Fund, and eligible AEP Ohio customers who ...

Daily Log, Dec. 1

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Tiffin report • A person reported Wednesday evening an assault in the 200 block of South Washington Street. County reports • Cory A. Cook, 29, of Tiffin, was charged with driving under suspension and failure to reinstate Wednesday. • A theft was reported in the 100 block of North ...

Community Calendar, Dec. 1


Today Playtime at the Library, 10 a.m.-noon, Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, Frost Kalnow Room. For ages 18 months through five years. (419) 447-3751. Smothered chicken dinner, 5-7 p.m. K of C Hall, 49 E. Perry St., Tiffin. Cost is $8. (419) 447-0901. Saturday Pancake and sausage ...

3 arrested in robbery, drug probes

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Two Tiffin residents and a Michigan man were arrested Tuesday in robbery and drug investigations. Nicholas Robert-Earl Butler, 28, of Michigan, was charged with robbery, a second-degree felony, and trafficking crack cocaine in the vicinity of a school, a fourth-degree felony; Zachary Thomas ...

Move aids $14.6M project

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Tiffin City Council agreed to expand a community reinvestment area Wednesday night, a move that could facilitate a $14.6 million project. The project would involve renovating France Hall, 119 Greenfield St., a women’s dormitory at Heidelberg University built in 1925-26. The dorm was placed ...

Final 2 races certified

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No changes to election results were announced Wednesday afternoon after Seneca County Board of Elections officials recounted and certified two races from the Nov. 7 election. After about four hours, the elections panel declared Victor Perez the winner of the third contested seat on Tiffin ...

Seneca residents get info on Republic Wind project

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GREEN SPRINGS — APEX Clean Energy, a company proposing about 60 wind turbines in the Republic Wind project, hosted a pre-application open house Wednesday evening at Green Springs VFW to provide a project overview — one step in the process of getting the project approved. The company ...