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Daily Log, Sept. 6

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Caitlyn C. Melick, 18, of Tiffin, was charged with disorderly conduct Tuesday. • Kershaunna C. Jackson, 18, of Tiffin, was charged with theft Tuesday. • Christina M. Robinson, 34, of Tiffin, was charged with a Financial Responsibility Act suspension Tuesday. • A ...

Community Calendar, Sept. 6

Calendar

Today Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tiffin University. Let’s Talk About It adult book discussion group, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, Junior Home Room, 77 Jefferson St. Discussion of “An American Marriage” by Tayari Jones. Copies available at the library. (419) ...

Special visitor

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State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria (left) visited Noble 4-5 Elementary School Tuesday afternoon with Tiffin City School administrators, including Superintendent Gary Barber (front, right) and Noble Principal Mike Newlove (center, left). DeMaria looked at how students are utilizing the NetSmartz ...

Business owner voices concerns over lot purchase

Business

Tiffin City Council members heard concerns from a local business owner about a pending riverfront project during a meeting Tuesday evening. Shirley Valentine, owner of the building that houses the Kears Speed Shop, 8 Market St., addressed council during public comments about possibly having an ...

Fostoria economic development touted

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Representatives from FEDC met with Seneca County commissioners Tuesday morning, sharing a three year analysis of their annual report. Renee Smith, president of Fostoria Economic Development Corp., shared the economic development progress specifically in the Fostoria area throughout 2016, 2017 ...

Citizen presents recommendation to panel

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FOSTORIA — Citizen Paul Allison addressed Fostoria City Council at Tuesday’s meeting during public participation. He renewed his recommendation that council revise the residency ordinance. Now, an employee could live in Lucas County as far north as the Michigan line. He also raised the ...

Region briefs, Sept. 5

Local News

TCS marketing committee to meet Tiffin City Board of Education’s Marketing Committee is to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Administration Building, 244 S. Monroe St. T-SPL to host playtime event The youth services department at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host the Playtime @ the ...

Meter upgrades top council businesses

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REPUBLIC — Boy Scout Wyatt Young, accompanied by his grandmother Vy, attended Republic’s council meeting Monday evening to acquire his Communication Badge from Troop 406 in Mount Carmel. Members discussed the replacing of water and electric meters since being refused for a grant to upgrade ...

Briefly, Sept. 5

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Man sentenced to 18 months in prison A man admitted Tuesday he walked away from CROSSWAEH. Brett M. Epps Jr., 23, pleaded guilty to a charge of escape, a third-degree felony, during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Kelbley followed the ...

Daily Log, Sept. 5

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • A person from Walmart, 2801 W. SR 18, reported Monday evening a theft had occurred earlier in the day. • A shoplifter was reported at Walmart, 2801 W. SR 18, Monday night. • A 300-block East Market Street man reported Tuesday morning charges to his account. • ...

Senior Calendar, Sept. 5

Calendar

Commission on Aging Nutrition Program Thursday — Shredded chicken, corn chowder, salad, peaches, bun, milk. Friday — Lasagna, mixed vegetables, applesauce, bread, grape juice, milk. Monday — Ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, roll, pineapple, milk. Tuesday — Grilled chicken ...

Community Calendar, Sept. 5

Calendar

Today Seneca County PERI Chapter 37 meeting, Seneca County Commission on Aging, 382 S. Huron St. Lunch at 11:30 a.m., business meeting at noon. (567) 207-5276. Blood drive, noon-6 p.m., Tiffin-Seneca Public Library. Thursday Blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tiffin University. Let’s Talk ...

Two from area hurt in car-cycle collision

Local News

Two people were thrown from a motorcycle in an accident in Hancock County’s Marion Township Sunday afternoon. Chris Ziegler, 54, of McCutchenville, was driving a 2018 Harley-Davidson Road King motorcycle east on US 224 with a passenger, Tammy Browning, 51, of Sycamore. Donald Kendrick, ...

Crews respond to suspected overdose

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Rescue crews responded to a suspected overdose Saturday afternoon, according to Seneca County Sheriff’s office. About 3:15 p.m., a person called 911 and reported a man in a back bean field at 2471 W. CR 26 possibly was overdosing on some sort of substance, a report states. Narcan had to ...

Fire found in laundry room at care center in Flat Rock

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Crews were summoned to a fire in a laundry room at Flat Rock Care Center, 7353 N. CR 29, Saturday evening. A fire alarm was activated, and it was a working fire in a laundry room, according to Seneca County Sheriff’s Office. Bellevue Fire Department and North Central EMS were dispatched ...

Daily log, Sept. 4

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • A youth was charged with juvenile-delinquent and theft Saturday morning. • Brandon M. Caudell, 27, of Tiffin, was charged with domestic violence and resisting arrest Saturday afternoon. • A person reported Saturday afternoon a group of youths vandalized property in ...

Sunday announcements, Sept. 2

Community Announcements

Bloomville Lions to host ox roast Bloomville Lions Club is to host the 53rd annual ox roast 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 9 at Bloomville Fire Station. The menu features pit beef sandwiches, macaroni or potato salad, applesauce, ice cream and a drink. Patrons can dine in or use the ...

Local author practices what he teaches

Local News

A local author, and favorite teacher to many, has completed his first novel — which was 25 years in the making. Paul Jones, of Republic, has been a Seneca East High School English and reading teacher for more than 20 years. Now retired, he still substitutes in area schools. In his book ...

Farmer, artist and crafter market

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PHOTO BY JACOB GURNEY People visit displays set up at the Fostoria Farmers Market at Fostoria City Park, 213 S. Main St., Saturday afternoon. The theme for the market was “Arts and Craft” and area artists and crafters had their displays set up. The market was sponsored by Fostoria ...

Driver cited after striking bike Friday

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A man was cited after striking a bicyclist on West TR 112 Friday night. Sgt. Kent Jeffries of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said John Todd, 52, of Tiffin, was traveling east on West TR 112 on a bicycle and James Mills, 36, of Tiffin, was traveling east on West TR 112 in a 2008 ...