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Bellevue man sentenced to prison A Bellevue man was sentenced to prison during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Tracy L. Tusing, 56, admitted he violated the terms of his community control and was sentenced to nearly three years in prison, ...

Daily log, March 30

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Tiffin reports * Agustin E. Tonarelli, 24, of Richmond Heights, was charged with open container Thursday. * A first-block East Perry Street man reported a man assaulted him Thursday evening. *A 100-block St. Francis Avenue person reported Friday morning the theft of medication over a two ...

Community Calendar, March 30

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Events & Activities Today Battle for Batman Benefit Dinner, 4-8 p.m., Camden Falls, 2460 SR 231, Tiffin. $20. To help local resident Bruce Wayne’s fight against cancer. Cash bar, 50/50 raffle, silent auction, basket raffles, comedy roast. All the fish you care to eat, 5-7:30 p.m., ...

New head of school announced at Calvert

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The Calvert Catholic Schools Board reached an agreement and is set to bring Jeremy Marinis on to serve as the head of school for Calvert. Marinis is to follow Superintendent Mike Kaucher who served for four years and is to retire in at the end of June. “We are privileged and excited to ...

On stage

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Aaron Lewis performs at The Ritz Theatre Thursday night. The concert was part of his "The State I'm In" tour.

Victorious

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Mohawk softball players gather as they take on Old Fort in Sycamore Thursday evening. The Warriors won, 12-2, in five innings.

Sunny Farms buys 180 acres adjacent to landfill

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FOSTORIA — Sunny Farms Landfill has purchased 180 acres of land adjacent to the landfill for the purpose of future soil use and creating buffer areas at the landfill, according to a news release from the company. “This land purchase is a strategic acquisition that will ensure we can ...

Commissioners ‘sunset’ alternative energy zone

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Seneca County commissioners voted 2-1 Thursday to “sunset” the alternative energy zone put in place in 2011 by a previous board. The AEZ will end June 30. Holly Stacy voted against the resolution to rescind the AEZ, and Mike Kerschner and Shayne Thomas voted in favor of it. Phasing out ...

Commissioners approve hiring Spahr

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The Seneca County commissioners approved a resolution Thursday hiring John Spahr as the county’s new Emergency Management Agency director. Spahr served as operations manager and program director for AM 1600 WTTF and most recently worked as a dispatcher for Tiffin Police Department. His ...

Fire damages chicken coop

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Fire damaged a chicken coop in Clinton Township Thursday evening. The fire at 2723 N. SR 53 initially was reported as a brush fire at 4:40 p.m., according to Seneca County Sheriff’s Office. Denny Wilkinson, assistant chief of Clinton Township Volunteer Fire Department, said people were ...

Community Calendar, March 29

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Events & Activities Today Fish Fry, 4-7 p.m., Sentinel Career & Technology Center,793 E. TR 201, Tiffin. Menu: hand-breaded pollock, homemade coleslaw, baked potates, deep-fried sides, grilled cheese & tomato soup, lemonade, coffee, water. Takeout available. Adults $8, seniors ...

Daily Log, March 29

Daily Log

Tiffin report • Sharlana L. Cowan, 30, of Michigan, was charged with driving under suspension and improper/prohibited turn Wednesday. County report • Lisa Bowers, 55, of Green Springs, was charged with junk vehicles Wednesday. Fostoria reports • A 1000-block South Poplar Street ...

Clyde-GS receives Auditor of State Award

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CLYDE — A recent financial audit of the Clyde-Green Springs Schools by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report. Clyde-Green Springs Schools’ record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award. The award is presented for excellence in financial reporting and ...

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Community Calendar, March 28

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Events & Activities Today Toddler Tales, 10 a.m., Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, Junior Home Room, 77 Jefferson St. For parents or caregivers and children ages 1 1/2 to 3. Free. No registration necessary. (419) 447-3751. Bouncing Babies, 11 a.m., Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, Junior ...

Spring cleaning in Sycamore

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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 ...

Daily Log, March 28

Daily Log

Tiffin report • A woman reported her daughter’s phone was taken from Tiffin Middle School, 103 Shepherd Drive, Tuesday night. Fostoria reports • Harley D. Shultz, 28, of Fostoria, was charged with contributing to a minor Tuesday. • A 500-block South Main Street woman reported a ...