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Hawkes Crystal’s master cutter honoring Titanic with a giveaway

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The disaster that befell the ill-fated RMS Titanic on its maiden voyage in April 1912 has captivated the world for more than a century. But for Hawkes Crystal’s Master Cutter Aidan J. Scully, the tragedy is personal in nature. A native of County Cork, Ireland, Scully grew up amid the tales ...

Commissioners to talk airport, economic development Thursday

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Seneca County commissioners are to consider an airport improvement program pre-grant application and receive an update on an economic development contract with Fostoria Economic Development Corp. during their meeting Thursday morning. The commissioners meet at 10 a.m. at their office, 111 ...

Three from board of elections complete work on certification

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Two Seneca County Board of Elections directors and a board member have received a certification that is to help them to provide an efficient and secure election process, according to a news release from the Seneca County commissioners office. Election Director Jim Ehrman, Deputy Director Lori ...

Fostoria man admits robbery

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A Fostoria man pleaded guilty to a robbery charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom Tuesday. Michael S. Tucker Jr., 34, pleaded guilty to robbery, a second-degree felony, during the hearing. The case was referred for a pre-sentence ...

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Mardi Gras ‘country style’ The Greater Fostoria Community Foundation is to host Country Mardi Gras Returns 6-11 p.m. Friday. This fundraiser is to happen at Stacy’s Place, 625 Plaza Drive, Fostoria. Individual tickets are $35. For reservations and information, contact ...

Daily log, Feb. 6

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Tiffin reports • Penny D. Martinez, 49, of Tiffin, was charged with disorderly conduct Monday. • A man reported Monday evening his vehicle in the 2000 block of West Market Street was ransacked and items were stolen. • A person reported Tuesday morning a theft from Walmart, 2801 W. ...

Public hearing yields DORA questions

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A public hearing on a revised DORA took place Monday during the Tiffin City Council meeting Monday. Council is considering a revised application and ordinance for establishing a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area in downtown Tiffin. Business owners, city officials and other citizens of ...

Wind suit moves to next step

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A judge ruled Monday he did not have enough information to grant a temporary restraining order in a case filed by a wind farm developer seeking a court order to enter properties. A preliminary injunction hearing was set for 9 a.m. Feb. 22 after retired Judge Robert Pollex, who previously ...

Woman hit by SUV on Sandusky

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A Tiffin University student was struck by a sport utility vehicle while crossing North Sandusky Street at Miami Street Monday afternoon. Officer Gary McClure of Tiffin Police Department said Ruth Scott, 65, of Tiffin, was driving a Kia SUV. She was turning left from Miami Street onto ...

New county treasurer to be selected Thursday

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The Republican Central Committee is to vote during a public meeting Thursday to choose a new county treasurer from among candidates Chris English, Paul Harrison, David Koehl and Stephen Welter. The meeting is to be at 7 p.m. at the Job & Family Services office, 900 E. CR 20. Four people ...

Daily log, Feb. 5

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Tiffin report • A man in the first block of East Market Street reported Sunday night a package was stolen and opened in a courtyard. County reports • Andrew G. Pennington, 32, of McCutchenville, was charged with domestic violence Friday. • Scyular D. Thompson, 25, of Tiffin, was ...

TU president found guilty of OVI

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Tiffin University’s president was found guilty in Ottawa County Municipal Court Friday of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Lillian B. Schumacher, 52, of Tiffin, had been charged with OVI, a first-degree misdemeanor, and speed, a minor misdemeanor, according to court ...

Republic police receive body cameras

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REPUBLIC — Republic Village Council members learned Monday evening the police department had received body cameras. Chief Don Holmer stated officers are to receive training, and new policies and procedures remain to be written on their use. Holmer also informed council members the Emergency ...

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Fostoria woman pleads guilty A Fostoria woman pleaded guilty to drug-related offenses during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Kelly E. Hutton, 29, pleaded guilty to six counts of trafficking in cocaine, fifth-degree felonies. The sides are ...

Man injured in accident near Bettsville

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BETTSVILLE — A Lakeside-Marblehead man was injured in an accident on West SR 12 Sunday afternoon. Trooper Donte Hanns of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Efrain Perez, 59, of Lakeside-Marblehead, was traveling west on West SR 12 in a 2018 Jeep Wrangler with Terri Slane, 51; ...

Daily Log, Feb. 4

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Tiffin reports • A 200-block Front Street man reported a vehicle damaged his yard Saturday night. • Jason R. Raypole, 18, of Tiffin, was charged with underage consumption Sunday. • Austin D. Halsey, 19, of Tiffin, was charged with underage consumption Sunday. • A first-block ...

Community Calendar, Feb. 4

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Events & Activities Today No events submitted. Tuesday Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St., Frost Kalnow Room. Stories, poems, songs, finger plays, crafts. For preschoolers ages 3-5. No registration necessary. (419) 447-3751. Ink Well ...

Icy perch

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Birds rest on the partially frozen Sandusky River near Kiwanis Manor in Tiffin Sunday afternoon. The temperature Sunday eclipsed 50 degrees. To view more photos of the birds, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Sunday announcements, Feb. 3

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Sundae on a Sunday The Sorrowful Mother Shrine is to host at 4106 SR 269 in Bellevue a "Sundae on a Sunday" Feb. 10 noon-2p.m. begin immediately following the 11 a.m. mass. The event will be held in the Shrine Cafeteria. in Motion Dance Studio's benefit performance Every year, the ...

Community Calendar

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Events & Activities Today Sit & Stitch, 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St., Junior Home Room. For knitters and crocheters of all ages and skill levels, bring yarn, needles, and knitting or crocheting projects. No registration necessary. Anything ...