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Briefly, Sept. 13

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Life Flight transports man after accidental gunshot Life Flight transported a man to Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center after he sustained an accidental gunshot wound to the abdomen Wednesday evening, according to a sheriff’s office report. Seneca County Sheriff’s Office ...

In memory of 9/11

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Tiffin Police and Fire Rescue Division personnel prepare to raise a flag at the Tiffin Police and Fire All Patriots Memorial at North Washington and Water streets Wednesday during a memorial service honoring people who died on Sept. 11, 2001. And, police and first responders salute the flag as ...

Thoughts from Japan: Day four

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I sit writing this column headed to Nagoya on one of the fastest trains in the world, known as the Shinkasen bullet train. The Shinkasen connects Tokyo to various major cities across the main island of Japan, traveling at speeds of up to 200 mph. On the ride, we’ve witnessed everything from ...

Daily Log, Sept. 12

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Tiffin reports • A man in the 100-block of Beechwood Drive reported Wednesday morning a theft of medication and clothing Tuesday. • A 100-block Hall Street man reported Wednesday morning his keys and change stolen from his vehicle overnight. • A youth at Calvert Elementary School, ...

Community Calendar, Sept. 12

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Events & Activities Today Wyandot County Fair, 8 a.m.-9 p.m., fairgrounds, 10171 SR 53, Upper Sandusky. Senior Citizens Day. Admission $3 today only for senios Toddler Tales, 10 a.m., Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St., Frost Kalnow Room. For parents or caregivers and ...

Murder mystery to benefit The Ritz

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Who’s ready for a whodunit? Tiffin area native Brandon Price and two other actors from The Murder Mystery Company will perform “Death of a Gangster,” a 1920s mobster-wedding murder mystery show, Sept. 28 in the ballroom at the Tiffin Eagles Club, 68 Riverside Dr. Doors open at 6 p.m. ...

Japan Day 4

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Before boarding the Shinkasen bullet train to Nagoya Wednesday, (from left) Rep. Bill Reineke, Seneca County Commissioner Mike Kerschner, Mayor Aaron Montz and Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership President and CEO David Zak pose for a picture at the train station. At right is the bullet train ...

H-L board hires firm to monitor public social media posts

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BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education took another step Wednesday evening to ensure the safety of its students. A three-year contract with Social Sentinel has been approved. The company screens postings on public social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat. It ...

Ropes of leadership

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The Leadership Seneca County class of 2020 kicks off the year by practicing team-building skills on the ropes course at Camp Glen Wednesday afternoon.

Life Flight transports youth from SR 53 accident

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A Tiffin youth was transported by Life Flight to Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center from the scene of an accident on SR 53 near CR 38 Wednesday afternoon. Bailee E. Chaney, 17, was driving north on SR 53 in a Buick Century when she swatted at a bug in the car and went left of center, ...

National Merit Scholar semifinalist

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Tiffin City School Board of Education President Dr. Andrew Gase (left) presents Columbian High School senior Joshua Fanning (right) with his 2020 National Merit Scholarship booklet notifying him he has been named a semifinalist for the scholarship. Fanning is the son of Barry and Suzanne ...

Council President Mark Hayes dies in sleep

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The president of Tiffin City Council, who was serving as acting mayor while Mayor Aaron Montz is in Japan, has died. Mark Hayes, 63, who had been on Tiffin City Council since being appointed in September 1999 and was an employee of North Central Ohio Educational Service Center, died in his ...

Thoughts from Japan: Day three

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It is my first trip to Asia, and I have found the Japanese people and their culture engaging and welcoming. Tokyo is large with diverse architecture. Beautiful new buildings are constructed among the back drop of older, incredibly preserved structures. It is a great walking city. At ...

Day 4 in Japan

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By Aaron Montz, mayor of the City of Tiffin I sit writing this column headed to Nagoya on one of the fastest trains in the world, known as the Shinkasen bullet train. The Shinkasen connects Tokyo to various major cities across the main island of Japan, traveling at speeds of up to 200 mph. On ...

Daily Log, Sept. 11

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Travis Norville, 18, of Tiffin, was charged with underage Monday. • Venasia S. Beckford, 18, of New York, was charged with theft Monday afternoon. • A 200-block Hall Street woman reported Monday afternoon it appeared someone tried to break into the back door of her ...

Senior Calendar, Sept. 11

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Events & Activities Commission on Aging Nutrition Program Thursday — Veal patty, whole wheat bun, butternut squash bisque, potato salad, peaches. Friday — Mac and cheese with meatballs, brussel sprouts, vegetable blend, grapes. Monday — Beef stew, mashed potatoes, three ...

Calvert Homecoming Court

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Members of this year's Calvert Catholic High School Homecoming Court are (front from left) Madison Ball, Alana Kennedy, Erin Wagner, Ashlee Shiley and Zoe Meyer; and (back from left) Mittch Nielsen, Aaron Rombach, Aaron Frederick, Grantt Smith and Luke Ritzler.

Japan Day 3

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David Zak, president and CEO of Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership; Tsutomu Nakagawa, consulate general of Japan in Detroit; and State Rep. Bill Reineke pause for a photo during meetings in Japan. See more information about the trip on page 6A.

Royalty crowned at Wyandot Fair

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UPPER SANDUSKY — The Wyandot County Junior Fair King and Queen were crowned Tuesday during the 168th Wyandot County Fair. Mackenzie Kidwell was crowned Junior Fair Queen and Curtis Smith was crowned Junior Fair King.  Kidwell is the daughter of Earl and Dawn Kidwell. She is a senior at ...

Commissioners to hear about suicide prevention

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Seneca County commissioners are to hear from local speakers Thursday as they recognize September as Suicide Prevention Month. They are to meet at 10 a.m. at their office, 111 Madison St. Speakers on the topic are to include Department of Job and Family Services Director Kathy Oliver and ...