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2020 to be a milestone year for Mohawk

SYCAMORE — January 1, 2020 will be milestone for the Mohawk School District and the Mohawk community. That is when the Mohawk Community Investors group will return the Community Center to the district. The MCI has met its challenge and completed its purpose. In 2007, the district faced the ...

Calvert Preschool receives award

Calvert Catholic Schools Preschool is a Four-Star Preschool in the Step Up To Quality program. This is awarded through the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The program recognizes the school and its staff and administration for incorporating ...

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Tiffin-Seneca United Way Holiday Raffle Tiffin-Seneca United Way is selling tickets for its Holiday Raffle. Tickets are $5.00 and are being sold at Bailiwick’s Coffee Co., Madison Street Tavern and Tiffin-Seneca United Way The drawing will take place at the Ritz Theatre Dec. 21 during the ...

Several indicted by grand jury

Several people were indicted by a Seneca County grand jury. Cassandra N. Taylor, 28, of Mansfield, was charged with escape, a third-degree felony. She allegedly purposely failed to return to detention at CROSSWAEH following leave that temporarily was granted, according to her ...

Man admits drug trafficking crimes

A man admitted Monday morning he trafficked drugs. Hugh A. Leimgruber, 39, pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, one third-degree felony and one fourth felony, during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom. Shuff is ordering ...

TU students to help solve 38-year-old cold case

A group of 10 Tiffin University Criminal Justice students, along with their professor, are lending their time to help an Ohio police department with an unsolved death investigation. Professor Michael Lewis, executive director of the Criminal Justice and Social Sciences Center for Experiential ...

Mr. and Mrs. Claus are comin’ to town

Mr. and Mrs. Claus wave at excited kids and adults alike lining the sidewalks of Tiffin’s downtown during Saturday’s 2019 Tiffin Kiwanis Christmas Parade.

Pancakes and Christmas spirit

Students and families gather Saturday morning for an all-you-can eat pancake breakfast with Santa at Calvert Elementary School. The event was sponsored by the Calvert Catholic School Athletic Department.

Mohawk board to meet

SYCAMORE — The Mohawk Local Board of Education is to meet in regular session at 7 p.m. tonight at the school, 295 Hwy. 231.

Church to host vendor event

United Baptist Church is to host the Jolly Vendor Event from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Dec. 14 at the church, 419 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 opportunities for photos ...

CRP history in Seneca County

The peak in Seneca County for acreage enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program was a 10-year period between 1993 and 2003 when the program was in the 11,000-acre range. Since then, numbers have fallen off, largely due to a nationwide limiting of the number of acres that can be placed into ...

Mobile home fire near Green Springs

Green Springs Rural Volunteer Fire Department and North Central EMS responded to a trailer fire at 4625 E. TR 164 just before 5 a.m. Sunday, a spokesperson for the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office said. The American Red Cross was contacted on behalf of the occupants, the spokesperson ...

Tweens create winter village for library

Save the Turtles Village. Fortnightville. Fried Chicken Village. Jingle Bell Village. Minecraftville. These are just a few of the names tweens in last month’s Tween Winter Village program wanted to call their work of art. Over 50 kids between the ages of 8 and 12 gathered at the Tiffin-Seneca ...

Tiffin tree is lit Friday night

Community leaders, local officials and residents gather Friday night to celebrate the start of the Christmas season with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting.

Harrison re-elected to Farm Bureau state board

COLUMBUS — Paul Harrison of Fostoria has been elected to his fifth, three-year term on the board of trustees of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, according to a news release from the organization. He represents the interests of Farm Bureau members from Hancock, Hardin, Seneca and Wyandot ...

Ribbon-cutting for TCS, United Way partnership project

The Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will host a ribbon cutting for “Pay It Forward!”, Tiffin City Schools’ new donation-led project being undertaken in partnership with Tiffin-Seneca United Way. The ceremony will take place Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 at 12:30 p.m at the ...

TCS BOE special meeting time changed

The time and location of the special meeting has been changed. The meeting is to take place at 8:30 p.m. Monday in the Tiffin Middle School, 103 Shepherd Drive. The purpose of the special meeting is to hold an executive session to consider the appointment, employment, discipline, and ...

Time to apply for homestead exemption on taxes

Seneca County Auditor Julie Adkins is reminding qualified homeowners to submit 2018 Homestead Exemption applications for real property by Dec. 31. The Homestead Exemption allows homeowners who are at least 65 years old or are totally and permanently disabled to receive a reduction in property ...

Mohawk BOE to host meeting

The Mohawk Board of Education will be hosting a regular meeting Monday, Dec. 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the Mohawk Community Center.