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Multiple accidents reported

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Multiple accidents were reported throughout the county as Winter Storm Harper struck the area Saturday. In Tiffin, several vehicles were removed for street snow emergency on Madison, East Market, South Washington and East Perry streets Saturday morning. At 11:23 a.m., Seneca County ...

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Public book sale Friends of Bliss Memorial Public Library will be having a book sale beginning at 11 a.m. Friday at the library, 20 S. Marion St., Bloomville. It will continue through Friday, Feb. 8th. There is lots of fiction, non-fiction, kid books, mysteries, and westerns! As well as books ...

Community Calendar

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Events & Activities Today Pancake and Sausage Breakfast 7 a.m.-noon Green Springs Volunteer Fire Department, 120 Catherine St., Green Springs. Cost is $7 adults and $4 children. All you can eat. Free Throw Championship, Registration begins at 12:30 p.m., competition begins at 1 p.m., ...

Daily Log

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Fostoria reports • A 100-block East Crocker Street woman reported her shovel was taken from her front porch Friday evening. • A person reported people were possibly fighting in the 400 of block North Main Street Friday night. EMS • Tiffin Fire Rescue Division had one squad run ...

Paul F. Tiell, Jr.

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Paul F. Tiell, Jr., 63, of Tiffin, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 18, 2019, at his home. He was born Feb. 26, 1955, in Tiffin, to Paul F., Sr. and Margaret (Monaco) Tiell. He married Paulette R. Florence. Survivors include his wife, Paulette of Tiffin; daughter, Emily Tiell of Lakewood; ...

Heidelberg to host Human Trafficking Awareness Week

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and Heidelberg University is planning a series of presentations the week of Jan. 28 to bring light to the issue, including two keynotes by a survivor of human traffic and a human rights educator and anti-human trafficking advocate. Jan. 28, ...

Storm warning: Chief says use common sense

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Tiffin Fire Rescue Division’s leader is encouraging people to use common sense. It’s going to be cold and windy, and there are going to be hazardous road conditions, Chief Kevin Veletean said. If one doesn’t have to go outside, he or she should stay home, he said. National Weather ...

Man found guilty Friday of felonious assault

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A jury found a Fostoria man guilty Friday morning of assaulting a neighbor. Joshua S. Chavez, 26, had been charged with felonious assault, a second-degree felony, after an incident at Hopewell Estates, 8702 W. SR 18, Feb. 3. The four-man, eight-woman jury returned its guilty verdict in ...

Wyandot County fire departments awarded grant

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Fire departments in Wyandot County were among the 242 departments awarded the Multi-Agency Radio Communications Systems grant in 2019. According to a release, the MARCS radios allow first responders to seamlessly communicate with each other and other agencies responding to an incident. This ...

All hands on deck

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PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE New Riegel’s Bryce Hohman greets fans prior to the basketball game against Old Fort in Old Fort Friday evening. Hohman led all scorers with 24 points, and the Blue Jackets won, 70-62. For complete coverage, see Page 1B. To view more photos from this event, visit ...

Board rejects condemned man’s request for mercy

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COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Parole Board on Friday rejected a clemency request by a condemned man who says he’s innocent of the fatal shooting of a volunteer addiction counselor and is asking that his life be spared. Warren Keith Henness, who goes by his middle name, was convicted of killing ...

Prevent pipes from freezing

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Aqua Ohio recommends that all customers take the following steps ahead of the severe winter weather: • Make sure to have a supply of heat tape and pipe insulation, as well as a portable space heater and a hair dryer on hand. • Locate and visibly mark the home’s master water valve. In ...

Fostoria council hears more about landfill odors

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There was a foul mood in council chambers during Tuesday night’s Fostoria City Council meeting. Nate Heiser, a local businessman, was granted time to address council as well as the handful of private citizens in attendance regarding the ongoing problem with the foul odor emanating across ...

United Way campaign chugging along at 62 percent of goal

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The Tiffin-Seneca United Way continues to move forward on its annual campaign to raise funds for our local community health and human service providers. According to Pat DeMonte, executive director of the local United Way, this is the 75th anniversary of United Way serving the needs in our ...

Heating assistance available in spite of federal shutdown

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The partial government shutdown should not affect the Great Lakes Community Action Partnership Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program, which provides utility payment assistance for residents who need help. The shutdown has, however, generated inquiries about EHEAP from those who may be ...

Fostoria man sentenced to prison for 17 months on sex-related charge

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A Fostoria man was sentenced to 17 months in prison after pleading guilty to a sex-related charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom Friday afternoon. Levi J. Corbin, 23, pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, ...

Bloomville council approves purchase of police body cameras

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BLOOMVILLE — Bloomville Village Council met Friday morning and listened as a request from Officer in Charge Don Holmer to purchase two body cameras for the department was read. The cameras cost $1,555 and come with a no-fault, three-year warranty. Holmer relayed that a Public Entity Pool ...

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Tiffin resident indicted A Tiffin resident was indicted by a Seneca County grand jury. Averie V. Scites, 23, was charged with theft, a fifth-degree felony. Bystander fires shots at suspect during traffic stop PARMA (AP) — A dashcam video released by police outside Cleveland shows a ...

Daily log, Jan. 19

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Tiffin reports • Keaton M. McKinley, 19, of Lima, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and speed Thursday. • Joseph T. Drescher, 35, of Tiffin, was charged with disorderly conduct Thursday. • A youth was charged with assault and juvenile-delinquent Friday. Fostoria ...

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Mohawk board to meet Tuesday Mohawk Board of Education is to have a special meeting for the purpose of discussing the employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Mohawk Community Center. There will be no action will be taken at the ...