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An American flag flies with equipment formed in the shape of a heart at Airport Business Park on Friday morning. A bald eagle perches in a tree near Front Street and Sandusky River on Friday afternoon. Be sure to pick up a copy of Monday’s A-T as it will contain a printed flag that can be ...

Ohio numbers continue to climb, county holding steady

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Seneca County Health Commissioner Beth Schweitzer and Emergency Services Director Ken Majors updated residents on the latest news in the COVID-19 pandemic at the Seneca County General Health District’s Friday morning report on Facebook Live. Schweitzer said Seneca County has four confirmed ...

Steele named new United Way director

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Kari Steele has been selected as the new executive director of Tiffin-Seneca United Way. She is to begin her new position April 15, and will replace Pat DeMonte, who is retiring in May after serving in the position for 20 years. Larry Kisabeth, chair of the United Way search committee, said ...

Tiffin man classified as Tier I sex offender

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A Tiffin man was classified as a Tier I sex offender during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom. William J. Kiesel, 60, had pleaded guilty to three counts of illegal use of a minor in a nudity-oriented material or performance, all fifth-degree ...

Woman suing Fostoria’s Kroger

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A Fostoria woman is suing The Kroger Co. in Fostoria for injuries sustained when she fell in the parking lot. The lawsuit was filed in Seneca County Common Pleas Court on behalf of Darla Gonzales of Fostoria against The Kroger Co. of Fostoria. It states Gonzales visited the business on ...

Cancellations/Notices

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Palm Sunday dinner canceled The Seneca County Opportunity Center and Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities 62 annual Palm Sunday Dinner scheduled for this Sunday is canceled. City Municipal building to remain closed until May 1 All City of Tiffin Municipal buildings are to ...

Tiffin Police Department investigates man with gunshot wound

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Tiffin Police Department is investigating a man with a gunshot wound who was being treated at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital this week. A detective believed aggravated burglary, burglary and aggravated robbery had been committed, and Tiffin Police Department hadn’t received any police ...

Unemployment rates decrease in February

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Area counties saw a decrease in their unemployment rates for the month of February from January, according to information provided by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Seneca County had a 4.7% unemployment rate for February down from the 5.3% unemployment rate for ...

‘Helping Hands’ sewing up support for medical personnel

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What started as a few people sewing masks for the medical community has blossomed into a community-wide effort centralized on a Facebook group. The masks are meant to be used a backup in case personal protective equipment — known as PPEs — run out during this time of increased need caused ...

Daily Log, April 4

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Tiffin reports • A person at Rural King, 2300 W. Market St., reported a theft Thursday evening. • A person reported early Friday morning a physical domestic incident in the 100 block of South Sandusky Street. • Mailboxes were reported knocked down early Friday morning in the 200 ...

Commissioners set Tuesday meeting to discuss budget reductions

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Seneca County commissioners scheduled a special meeting for noon Tuesday to follow a Budget Commission meeting. The commissioners met via Zoom online meeting service Thursday. They discussed proactive ways to anticipate reducing the county’s budget in response to economic changes due to the ...

Ohio stay-at-home order extended through May 1

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COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine Thursday announced an extension of the state’s stay-at-home order until May 1, according to a news release from the governor’s office. Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton signed the updated order this afternoon, the release said, and it goes into ...

Ohio COVID-19 numbers jump to 2,900 cases, 81 deaths

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Ohio’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 jumped to 2,900 and 16 more people died between Wednesday and Thursday, according to the Ohio Department of Health website. The total number reported Thursday was 2,902, up 355 from 2,547 Wednesday, 2,199 Tuesday, 1,933 Monday and 1,653 Sunday. Seneca ...

Superintendent convicted of OVI again

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Tiffin City Schools’ superintendent again has been convicted of an offense of operating a vehicle while under the influence. Gary A. Barber, 56, of Tiffin, had been charged with OVI, a first-degree misdemeanor, and a traffic lanes/line violation, a minor misdemeanor, according to Marion ...

Local firefighters issue concerns over FFCRA

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There have been issues raised with the recently passed bill — Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA — H.R. 6201) — which includes a section excluding “emergency responders.” Randy Ruble, union president of Tiffin Firefighters Local 322, said as a union, they are frustrated as ...

Cancellations/Notices

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H-L board to meet via Zoom BASCOM — The April regular meeting of the Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education scheduled for 6:30 p.m. April 8, has been moved to an online format using Zoom. To obtain a meeting ID, contact Steve Acton, Technology Coordinator at sacton@hlschool.net. Tiffin ...

Daily Log, April 3

Daily Log

Tiffin report • A woman in the 100 block of Ash Street reported a loose dog attacked a dog being walked by someone Wednesday afternoon. County reports • A woman at Green Springs Cemetery, 216 W. Morgan St., reported Wednesday night damage had been done to a gravesite. • A person ...

Seneca’s COVID-19 cases now at 5

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Health Commissioner Beth Schweitzer said Seneca County has had five confirmed cases of COVID-19, and during her Wednesday morning update on Facebook Live, she talked about continuing to flatten the curve with social distancing. The five included the woman who died last weekend. Schweitzer ...