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Community Calendar, July 3

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Events & Activities Today Writing Workshop, 1 -3 p.m. Clyde Public Library, 222 W. Buckeye St., Clyde. This workshop is intended for those seeking writing prompts or want to share their works in progress. Please bring your creativity and meet with other fellow authors and poets. Green ...

Trailer destroyed, dog dies in fire

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A trailer was destroyed and a dog died in a fire Monday. The fire at 1700 S. Duchess Lane, Lot 16, was reported about 4:30 p.m., and personnel from Bascom Joint Fire District, Bascom EMS, NBS Joint Fire District, Tiffin Fire Rescue Division, Sycamore Volunteer Fire Department, the county’s ...

Daily Log, July 2

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Tiffin reports • Two youths were charged with juvenile-delinquent and theft after an incident Thursday evening. • Damien J. Riedel, 39, of Sycamore, was charged with driving under suspension Friday. • Alexandra A. Shaw, 31, of Tiffin, was charged with theft Friday. • Dustin T. ...

Community Calendar, July 2

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Events & Activities Today Knifty Knitters, 9 a.m.- noon, Clyde Public Library, 222 W. Buckeye St., Clyde. Join a group of pros and beginners to create items for charity. Call Nelcy at the library, (419) 547-7174. Spaced Out Tuesday: Take Me to Your Leader, 1-3 p.m., Tiffin-Seneca ...

Council gets update on Planet Fitness plans

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Work is underway for the Planet Fitness site, Mayor Aaron Montz said during the Tiffin City Council meeting Monday. The site is to be where the former JoAnn Fabrics and Label Shopper stores were located in the Tiffin Mall. The date of opening is set for November. Gordman’s also opened ...

Morgan Advanced Materials plant burns

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FOSTORIA — Fostoria Fire Division and Tiffin Fire Rescue Division responded to a plant for an explosion and fire Sunday evening. The fire at Morgan Advanced Materials, 200 N. Town St., was reported about 6:30 p.m. Sunday. When the four crew members arrived, they found heavy smoke and ...

Helena woman arrested after high-speed pursuit, accident

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FOSTORIA — A Helena woman was arrested after a high-speed pursuit and accident Sunday afternoon. Kristina M. Boenisch, 25, was charged with fleeing and eluding, a third-degree felony, along with a Financial Responsibility Act suspension, fictitious plates, no/expired operator’s license ...

Streetscape aided by grant funds

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The city of Tiffin is extending the streetscape on East Market and East Perry streets with the majority of funds coming from grant dollars, according to a news release from Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership. Following a similar project last year, this year’s construction project includes ...

Locals travel to Palestine to raise awareness

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In June a group of nine individuals, including Seneca County residents, traveled to Palestine to work on bringing awareness back to the United States and Tiffin. Sister Paulette Schroeder gathers a group each year to encourage advocacy for the people of Palestine and their struggles and ...

Officers conduct Operation Blue Light

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Operation Blue Light, a statewide criminal patrol initiative, locally yielded methamphetamine, marijuana, prescription medication and drug paraphernalia, according to a release from Seneca County Drug Task Force - METRICH Enforcement Unit. The operation was conducted June 25 through Thursday ...

Tiffin man hurt in accident

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A Tiffin man was hurt in an accident on CR 34 Monday morning. Michael W. Root, 28, was driving a 2003 Ford Taurus west on East CR 34 and fell asleep, according to a Seneca County Sheriff’s Office report. The vehicle went off the left side of the road, struck a ditch, went into the air, ...

ODOT planning to widen I-475 near Toledo

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BOWLING GREEN — The Ohio Department of Transportation District 2 plans to widen Interstaste 475 near Toledo to three lanes in each direction, according to an ODOT news release. The additional lane would be added from US 24 to Central Avenue. The project is to be completed in eight phases, ...

Briefly, July 2

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Several indicted Several people were indicted by a Seneca County grand jury. Danny Lee Moore, 42, of Morral, was charged with possession of marijuana, a third-degree felony, court records state. Shane L. Swartzmiller, 35, of Findlay, was charged with passing bad checks, a fourth-degree ...

Man dies, two injured in Saturday accident

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SANDUSKY — A Carey man died and two people were hurt in an accident in Ottawa County’s Carroll Township Saturday afternoon. Rodney L. Traxler, 66, of Carey, was driving a 2007 Toyota Tacoma north on SR 19, and Ralph T. Davis, 63, of Richwood, was driving a 2005 Lexus LS-340 south on SR ...

Daily Log, July 1

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Tiffin reports • Arion D. Tiell, 24, of Tiffin, was charged with theft and possession of marijuana paraphernalia Friday afternoon. • A man in the 100 block of Hall Street reported Friday afternoon his bike stolen overnight. • An employee of Walmart, 2801 W. SR 18, reported a woman ...

Community Calendar, July 1

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Events & Activities Today Armstrong: Black Holes, 10 a.m., Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St., Frost Kalnow Room. Presented by the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. For all ages. (419) 447-3751, www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org. Living on Another World, 1 p.m. ...

Local athletes compete in Special Olympics

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COLUMBUS — Over 20 athletes from the Seneca County Opportunity Center competed on Ohio State University’s campus over the weekend in Special Olympics Ohio 2019. Michelle Smith and partner Cheryl Ruble won gold after playing Butler County in the finals for bocce ball. This is Smith’s ...

Foundation Park concert

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In the midst of leading the Fostoria Community Band at its evening concert in Fostoria’s Foundation Park Sunday, conductor Craig McKenzie saluted Armed Forces veterans in the crowd for their service. The band played a variety of marches and other patriotic numbers in celebration of the Fourth ...

Local gold medal recipients at SkillsUSA competition

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LOUISVILLE, KY — Vanguard-Sentinel Career and Technology Center can be proud of its students this week with gold medal winners from Friday’s award ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky. Among the award winners were Kiarra Clay from Fremont Ross High School who earned a national gold medal in ...

Unemployment fluctuation in Seneca County

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The unemployment rate for Seneca County fluctuated with an increase from April to May According to information released Tuesday from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the Civilian Labor Force estimate for April increased to 3.7% from 3.1% in March with unemployment at 1,000 ...