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Superintendent charged with OVI again now on medical leave

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Tiffin City Schools’ superintendent is on a medical leave of absence after again being charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence. Gary A. Barber, 55, of Tiffin, was charged with OVI, a first-degree misdemeanor, and a traffic lanes/line violation, a minor misdemeanor, ...

Wanted: 2020 Census takers

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A recruiter for the U.S. Census Bureau is in Fostoria today in hopes of recruiting people to help gather data for the 2020 Census. The recruiter will be at the Pantry Plus from 9-11:30 a.m. taking applications for jobs in the tri-county area. Census data is used to determine representation ...

Fostoria cops are ready to shop

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Fostoria Police Division is again working to spread holiday cheer. Its annual Christmas with a Cop program will provide eight local underprivileged students — and their families — with gifts this year. The group of youth, from Fostoria City Schools, are selected from a list of first- ...

WTTF heads downtown

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A group of community members poses for a photo just moments before cutting the ribbon during an event for WTTF, the Tiffin radio station celebrating 60 years of service to the community and its move back into downtown Tiffin.

2 Tiffin residents charged with animal cruelty in Wyandot County

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Two Tiffin residents have been accused of animal cruelty in Wyandot County. Orville N. Alabaugh, 72, and Debbra M. Alabaugh, 67, both were charged with one count of cruelty/animals, a second-degree misdemeanor, according to Upper Sandusky Municipal Court records. Arraignment hearings are ...

Fremont man indicted by grand jury

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A Fremont man who had been arrested after a pursuit was indicted by a Seneca County grand jury. Quentin D. Sims, 33, was charged with failure to comply with order or signal or police officer, a third-degree felony, according to court records. A person at 944 Leonard St., Fostoria, had ...

Fostoria man charged with arson

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FOSTORIA — A Fostoria man has been accused of setting fire to a vehicle as a result of an ongoing domestic situation, according to Fostoria Police Department. Harold L. Black, 41, was arrested Thursday and charged with arson, a fourth-degree felony, according to the police department. He ...

Community Calendar, Dec. 6

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Events & Activities Today Holly Jolly Downtown Open House, downtown Fremont, www.downtownfremontohio.org. Fancy Bake Sale, 8:30 a.m. until sold out, First Citizens National Bank, 100 N. Sandusky Ave., Upper Sandusky. Playtime at the Library, 10 a.m.-noon, Tiffin-Seneca Public ...

Daily Log, Dec. 6

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Tiffin report • A man in the 100 block of Greenfield Street reported Thursday morning a man was assaulted in his room Wednesday evening. County reports • Zachary O. Bryant, 28, of Upper Sandusky, was charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence and unsafe vehicle ...

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Fostoria man sentenced to prison A Fostoria man was sentenced to prison during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom. Shaun L. Holeman, 29, entered written negotiated pleas of guilty to one count of violating a protection order, a third-degree felony, ...

Holiday House Tour to spread cheer this weekend

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Tiffin Historic Trust is to host the annual Holiday House Tour this weekend The tour is to take place from 1-5 p.m. and features seven locations, including the Grammes-Brown House — 172 Jefferson St. — where the trust is headquartered. Other locations include the Engle-Shook Funeral Home, ...

Fostoria weekend Christmas happenings

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Bells will be ringing this weekend as Christmas comes to Fostoria. The following is a list of holiday happenings taking place Friday through Sunday: FRIDAY • Wine & Cheese fundraiser 6-10 p.m. The LE&W Depot, located at 128 W. North St., will host its annual Wine & ...

State Highway Patrol focused on impaired driving arrests

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FREMONT — As part of the State Highway Patrol’s ongoing effort to make roadways safe, state troopers continue to focus on impaired driving this month and throughout the holiday season, a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol states. Gov. Mike DeWine is quoted in the release, saying, ...

Briefly

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SCPD board to meet Tuesday Seneca County Park District board is to meet at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the park office, 3362 S. TR 151. PUCO seeks comments on administrative rules COLUMBUS — The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has issued draft administrative rules for public comment. ...

Daily Log, Dec. 5

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Tiffin reports • Chad P. Hickle, 43, of Fostoria, was charged with criminal trespassing Tuesday. • Chasidy J. Ryon, 35, of Tiffin, was charged with driving under suspension-license forfeiture Tuesday. • A person in the 600 block of South Sandusky Street reported Tuesday afternoon ...

Defiance man found guilty of obstruction

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A Defiance man was convicted of one charge and acquitted of another during a trial in Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court Judge Mark Repp’s courtroom Wednesday. Joseph E. Johnson, 38, of Defiance, had been charged with aggravated menacing, a first-degree misdemeanor, and obstruction, a ...

Bellevue man dies in Erie County accident

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A Bellevue man died in an accident on SR 4 in Erie County on Wednesday morning. According to a State Highway Patrol release, Robert F. Loconsole, 70, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident in Groton Township. Loconsole was driving a 2017 Dodge Caravan south on SR 4, and Michael D. ...

Community Calendar, Dec. 5

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Events & Activities Today Toddler Tales, 10 a.m., Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St, Frost Kalnow Room. For parents or caregivers and their children who are 1¢ to three years old. Free event, no registration necessary. Please call (419) 447-3751 for more ...

Entertainment briefs

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Church to host vendor event United Baptist Church is to host the Jolly Vendor Event from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the church, 49 Coe St. The event will feature local vendors and businesses and an appearance by Santa. Attendees will be able to support the Honduras missions. There will be ...