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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.

Superintendent charged with OVI again now on medical leave

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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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

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

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 & ...