×

Local News

Attica man indicted after pursuit

An Attica man who was arrested after a pursuit involving several law enforcement agencies has been indicted by a Seneca County grand jury. Jaycob R. Kaiser, 18, was indicted by a grand jury on a charge of failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer, a third-degree felony, ...

Briefly

Tiffin man sentenced to community control A Tiffin man who pleaded guilty to a drug-related charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom was sentenced to community control. Lawerence Allen Shuster, 25, had entered a written negotiated plea of ...

Briefly

Small business seminars announced for May FREMONT — The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra State Community College is offering free, two-hour seminars, Small Business Basics, throughout May. The schedule is as follows: • 9:30-11:30 a.m. today at Ottawa County Improvement ...

‘Berg alumna, now judge, to address grads

The 2019 class of Heidelberg University will hear an address from an alumna who is a judge within the Shaker Heights Municipal Court. Judge K.J. Montgomery graduated from Heidelberg in 1974 and is to serve as the keynote speaker for the university’s commencement May 12 at Hoernemann ...

Man accused of murdering child booked in Hancock

A Fostoria man accused of murdering a child was booked into Hancock County Justice Center on Sunday, according to the jail. There had a nationwide bench warrant through Hancock County Common Pleas Court for Johnathon C. Suber, 30, on charges of murder, an unclassified felony, and endangering ...

Pedaling his wares: Block party to kick off Tiffin Pedal Co.’s first season

People’s pedal power is key to one of the newest businesses in Tiffin. Dan Perry’s Tiffin Pedal Co., 145 Madison St., is to kick off its first season Sunday with a block party and open house to take place noon-4 p.m. in conjunction with The Chandelier Community Event Center, 151 S. ...

Memorial 5K run Saturday to raise funds for FACT, family

An annual 5K run, in its seventh year, is set to benefit a local cancer organization that helps families in need. The seventh annual Airman Nathan E. Smith Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run 1K is to take place Saturday, starting with registration at 8 a.m. The 5K run/walk is to begin at 9 ...

Attica woman hurt when vehicle rolls

ATTICA — An Attica woman was hurt when her vehicle rolled onto its top on South SR 4 Monday afternoon. Trooper Mark Sorg of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Leannza E.M. Fletcher, 30, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Impala north on SR 4 and lost control. She said she lost control ...

Fostoria man pleads guilty to 3 charges

A Fostoria man pleaded guilty to three charges during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom Monday. Randall K. Ralph Jr., 39, had been indicted on charges of felonious assault, a second-degree felony; abduction, a third-degree felony; and domestic ...

Briefly

Law office opens 2nd location FOSTORIA — Hoover Law Office LLC is opening its second location. The grand opening of the second location, 133 N. Court St., Suite 209D, in the village of Ottawa, is May 1. Hours are to be by appointment. The main office continues to be located in First ...

World War II veteran turns 100

A woman who was likely one of the first few hundred women in the military in World War II turns 100 today. Dorothy Staib and some friends decided to enlist in January 1943. She went to basic training in Daytona Beach, Florida, for the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, according to information ...

Community Earth Day

Two-year-old Raelynn Hess (left) and siblings, Jace, 5, and Lexi, 7, string oat cereal onto strings as they make bird feeders Sunday afternoon assisted by Rosemary Schalk and Kristen Hess, both of New Riegel. The family was taking part in community Earth Day festivities at the Franciscan Earth ...

Briefly, April 29

Fostoria farm market season starts Saturday The first Fostoria Farmers’ Market of the season is to take place 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Tiffin and Main streets in downtown Fostoria. The theme is “Celebrate Moms” and is sponsored by Alan Kaminsky Jewelers. Kaminsky plans to have ...

Flea market season begins

Visitors look at different items during the first Tiffin Flea Market of the year at Seneca County Fairgrounds Sunday afternoon. The next flea market at the fairgrounds, 100 Hopewell Ave., is May 18-19.

Three injured in SR 587, US 224 accident Saturday

Three women were injured in an accident at SR 587 and US 224 Saturday afternoon. Trooper Sean Williams of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Michael Kinnaman, 72, of McCutchenville, was traveling south on SR 587 in a 2010 Chevrolet Traverse with Cheryl Kinnaman, 56, of ...

Pitch Hit and Run

Mason Correll (left) of Tiffin Park & Recs Department gets ready to time local kids as they wait to participate in the department's annual Major League Baseball Pitch Hit & Run competition at Oakley Park, 70 Sixth Avenue, Saturday afternoon. According to a release, the program provides ...

Turbine hearings delayed: Republic Wind requests 90-day extension

COLUMBUS — Ohio Power Siting Board Friday suspended hearings in the Republic Wind Farm project, according to an OPSB news release. Filings on the OPSB website show Republic Wind LLC and OPSB staff Friday requested a 90-day extension to allow the company more time to submit information for ...

Sandusky River at action stage Friday

Sandusky River at Tiffin was in action stage Friday evening. According to National Weather Service, the river was at 6.04 feet at 7:45 p.m. The highest forecast was for 6.5 feet as of 8 p.m. today. Flood stage is 9 feet, according to the weather service. The weather service predicted a ...

Tiffin police get multiple reports of IRS scammers

Local residents should beware of IRS scammers contacting them. A Tiffin Police Department spokeswoman said the department started getting calls regarding scam calls, supposedly from the IRS, at about 11:30 a.m. Friday. She said the department kept receiving calls since then and had at least ...