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Storm warning: Chief says use common sense

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Tiffin Fire Rescue Division’s leader is encouraging people to use common sense. It’s going to be cold and windy, and there are going to be hazardous road conditions, Chief Kevin Veletean said. If one doesn’t have to go outside, he or she should stay home, he said. National Weather ...

Man found guilty Friday of felonious assault

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A jury found a Fostoria man guilty Friday morning of assaulting a neighbor. Joshua S. Chavez, 26, had been charged with felonious assault, a second-degree felony, after an incident at Hopewell Estates, 8702 W. SR 18, Feb. 3. The four-man, eight-woman jury returned its guilty verdict in ...

Man found guilty Friday of felonious assault

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A jury found a Fostoria man guilty Friday morning of assaulting a neighbor. Joshua S. Chavez, 26, had been charged with felonious assault, a second-degree felony, after an incident at Hopewell Estates, 8702 W. SR 18, Feb. 3. The four-man, eight-woman jury returned its guilty verdict in ...

Wyandot County fire departments awarded grant

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Fire departments in Wyandot County were among the 242 departments awarded the Multi-Agency Radio Communications Systems grant in 2019. According to a release, the MARCS radios allow first responders to seamlessly communicate with each other and other agencies responding to an incident. This ...

All hands on deck

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PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE New Riegel’s Bryce Hohman greets fans prior to the basketball game against Old Fort in Old Fort Friday evening. Hohman led all scorers with 24 points, and the Blue Jackets won, 70-62. For complete coverage, see Page 1B. To view more photos from this event, visit ...

Board rejects condemned man’s request for mercy

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COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Parole Board on Friday rejected a clemency request by a condemned man who says he’s innocent of the fatal shooting of a volunteer addiction counselor and is asking that his life be spared. Warren Keith Henness, who goes by his middle name, was convicted of killing ...

Prevent pipes from freezing

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Aqua Ohio recommends that all customers take the following steps ahead of the severe winter weather: • Make sure to have a supply of heat tape and pipe insulation, as well as a portable space heater and a hair dryer on hand. • Locate and visibly mark the home’s master water valve. In ...

Fostoria council hears more about landfill odors

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There was a foul mood in council chambers during Tuesday night’s Fostoria City Council meeting. Nate Heiser, a local businessman, was granted time to address council as well as the handful of private citizens in attendance regarding the ongoing problem with the foul odor emanating across ...

United Way campaign chugging along at 62 percent of goal

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The Tiffin-Seneca United Way continues to move forward on its annual campaign to raise funds for our local community health and human service providers. According to Pat DeMonte, executive director of the local United Way, this is the 75th anniversary of United Way serving the needs in our ...

Heating assistance available in spite of federal shutdown

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The partial government shutdown should not affect the Great Lakes Community Action Partnership Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program, which provides utility payment assistance for residents who need help. The shutdown has, however, generated inquiries about EHEAP from those who may be ...

Fostoria man sentenced to prison for 17 months on sex-related charge

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A Fostoria man was sentenced to 17 months in prison after pleading guilty to a sex-related charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom Friday afternoon. Levi J. Corbin, 23, pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, ...

Bloomville council approves purchase of police body cameras

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BLOOMVILLE — Bloomville Village Council met Friday morning and listened as a request from Officer in Charge Don Holmer to purchase two body cameras for the department was read. The cameras cost $1,555 and come with a no-fault, three-year warranty. Holmer relayed that a Public Entity Pool ...

Briefly

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Tiffin resident indicted A Tiffin resident was indicted by a Seneca County grand jury. Averie V. Scites, 23, was charged with theft, a fifth-degree felony. Bystander fires shots at suspect during traffic stop PARMA (AP) — A dashcam video released by police outside Cleveland shows a ...

Daily log, Jan. 19

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Tiffin reports • Keaton M. McKinley, 19, of Lima, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and speed Thursday. • Joseph T. Drescher, 35, of Tiffin, was charged with disorderly conduct Thursday. • A youth was charged with assault and juvenile-delinquent Friday. Fostoria ...

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Mohawk board to meet Tuesday Mohawk Board of Education is to have a special meeting for the purpose of discussing the employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Mohawk Community Center. There will be no action will be taken at the ...

Five injured in Thursday US 23, TR 33 accident

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FOSTORIA — Five people were injured in an accident at US 23 and TR 33 Thursday afternoon. Trooper Richard Donovan of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Ariel Brandt, 27, of Toledo, was traveling south on US 23 in a 2004 Toyota Camry with Benjamin Njaim, 23, of Toledo. Matt ...

Snow on the way

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National Weather Service predicted Thursday that Tiffin would receive 9 inches of snow from Saturday morning to Sunday morning. It also predicted 25-35 mph northeast winds would cause blowing and drifting snow. Tiffin is to be under a snow emergency starting at 7 a.m. Saturday, according to ...

Assault trial starts

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The trial for a Fostoria man accused of assaulting a neighbor began in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley's courtroom Thursday morning. Joshua S. Chavez, 26, was charged with felonious assault, a second-degree felony, after an incident at Hopewell Estates, 8702 W. SR 18, ...

Attica council discusses levy

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ATTICA — Attica council members voted unanimously to approve the resolution of necessity for an additional police levy during their special session Thursday night. Councilman Louis Sanders moved to approve the resolution stating the village is in need of the five year, 8-mill police ...

Early birds and potential pets at Moose Feb. 2

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Seneca County Humane Society plans to host a benefit bingo beginning at 9 a.m. Feb. 2 at Tiffin Moose Lodge, 1146 N. SR 53. During the bingo benefit, the Humane Society plans to have an Animal Adoption Center at the lodge and accept donated items that are needed at the shelter at 2811 S. SR ...