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Two indicted Two people were indicted by a Seneca County grand jury. April L. Iannantuono, 26, of Fostoria, was charged with two counts of trafficking in cocaine, both fifth-degree felonies, according to court records. Michael L. Perin, 40, of Fremont, was charged with possession of ...

Retired FBI special agent talks about 9/11 experience

A 25-year FBI agent was in Tiffin Wednesday talking about his role in the Pentagon clean-up and recovery after 9-11. Mark MacKizer, founder of MacKizer Behavioral Analysis Consulting and retired FBI Special Agent, spoke at Tiffin University about his personal perspective during his time ...

Renovations at New Riegel American Legion complete

NEW RIEGEL — The Edward Grine American Legion Post no. 354 recently completed renovations through a grant and is also celebrating 50 years at its current location. Member Ron Clouse said the organization applied for a grant through Home Depot. He said the first time they put in for the ...

Annual career fair

Officer Douglas E. Skornicka, Tiffin City Schools resource officer, shows some students equipment used on the job of a police officer Wednesday morning during the annual Tiffin City Board of Education Business Advisory Council's Career Fair.

Spring cleaning in Sycamore

SYCAMORE — Spring cleaning season is upon us and Sycamore is taking it seriously. Village Mayor Vicki Weininger told those attending Tuesday night’s village council meeting that solicitor James Gucker is writing ordinances regarding junk vehicles and/or vehicle parts laying in ...

Two indicted on drug-related charges

Two Fostoria residents were indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on drug-related charges. Marquis D. Brown, 33, was charged with five counts of trafficking in cocaine, two fourth-degree felonies and three fifth-degree felonies, and one count of possessing criminal tools, a fifth-degree ...

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April’s BSA cabaret announced BELLEVUE — The next Bellevue Society for the Arts cabaret, “As Heard On TV” is set for 7 p.m. April 12. The event is to feature an array of television jingles, theme songs and more performed by new and familiar BSA personalities. Each cabaret is ...

FBI agent to present his 9-11 clean-up story at TU

A 25-year FBI agent will be in Tiffin talking about his role in the Pentagon clean-up and recovery after 9-11 today. Mark MacKizer, founder of Mackizer Behavioral Analysis Consulting and retired FBI Special Agent, will be talking about how evidence was collected and examined following the ...

PIVOT receives final state certification

Seneca County’s Participating in Victory of Transition program has received final certification from Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Specialized Dockets, according to a release. PIVOT started about a year ago after more than three years of planning. Seneca County Common Pleas Court ...

Tiffin fire lieutenant working final shift before retirement

A lieutenant at Tiffin Fire Rescue Division is working his final shift today. Lt. Eric Boeser of Tiffin Fire Rescue Division is working his last shift before officially retiring Friday. In addition to his 21 years at Tiffin Fire Rescue Division, he spent four years in the U.S. Marine Corps as ...

Hawkes Crystal honors Clover Club with second annual Legacy Ornament

Last year, Hawkes Crystal introduced its Legacy Ornament as a way to pay homage to the businesses that played an instrumental role in the history of Tiffin and Seneca County. This year, Clover Club is being featured as the second ornament in the limited-edition series. The popular eatery ...

Tiffin man hurt in accident at US 224 and CR 593

A Tiffin man was hurt in an accident at US 224 and CR 593 Tuesday morning. Trooper Don Pratt of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Layne Bosler, 21, of Tiffin, was driving a 2016 Ford Escape and intended to turn left onto US 224. Bosler said he stopped and waited and admitted his ...

Hot asphalt leaks on SR 53

Rescue crews responded to a tanker that was leaking hot asphalt on North SR 53 Tuesday morning. North Central EMS, Old Fort Volunteer Fire Department and State Highway Patrol were at the scene of the incident, which was reported about 10 a.m. No one was transported to a hospital, according ...

AEZ likely to be on commissioners agenda

Seneca County commissioners could reconsider the county’s alternative energy zone during their meeting Thursday. The commissioners meet at 10 a.m. at their office, 111 Madison St. During last week’s meeting, Commissioner Mike Kerschner made a motion to rescind the alternative energy ...

Attica man charged after pursuit

An Attica man was arrested after a pursuit involving several law enforcement agencies early Sunday morning. Jaycob R. Kaiser, 18, was charged with fleeing and eluding an officer, underage, operation in willful or wanton disregard of the safety of people or property and 21 counts of failure to ...

Therapy dog project considered at Clyde-Green Springs Exempted Village School

CLYDE — Clyde-Green Springs Exempted Village School board members, meeting Monday evening in Clyde City Council chambers, heard School Resource Officer Erik Kessler ask about acquiring a black purebred Labrador retriever therapy dog named Otis to be used with students. Kessler reported ...

Local groups organize private screening of ‘Unplanned’

Three local groups have come together to bring a private screening of a film with a message of hope, grace and redemption to the Tiffin area. Dan White, a member of the Tiffin Catholic Men’s Group and chancellor of the Knights of Columbus, first began the initiative around the first of the ...

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Small Business Seminars set for April FREMONT — The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra State Community College is again offering free, two-hour seminars, “Small Business Basics.” The seminar is to take the confusion out of your efforts and help you avoid costly mistakes ...

Staff members receive Crystal Apple Awards from Tiffin City Schools

At the Tiffin City Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, Christine Shaver and Lyn Frontz received Crystal Apple Awards from Tiffin City Schools. Shaver is a third-grade teacher at Krout Elementary in Tiffin who was nominated by her colleague Tiffany Thompson from Krout. Frontz has worked ...