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Daily Log, Feb. 15

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Tiffin reports • Heather N. Cook, 31, of Tiffin, was charged with driving under suspension Thursday. • A person reported Thursday afternoon property damage in the 400 block of West Perry Street. • A person reported Friday afternoon the theft of signs in the area of Huss Street and ...

Commissioners review concepts for new health dept. entrance

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DLZ, a firm working on ideas for improving the entrance to the Seneca County General Health District office, presented preliminary ideas to the Seneca County Commissioners Thursday. The wall has the only entrance to the health department through one small metal door, said Commissioner Shayne ...

Voter registration deadline Tuesday, poll workers needed

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Tuesday is the deadline to register to vote prior to the March 17 primary, and early voting begins Wednesday, according Lori Ritzler, deputy director of Seneca County Board of Elections. She gave the reminder at the Seneca County Commissioners meeting Thursday. Ritzler said there’s a need ...

Spreading awareness in the community

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The main goal of the Tiffin University undergraduate chapter of the Ohio Innocence Project is to spread community awareness — their work will continue with the presentation of The East Cleveland Three on Feb. 19. The East Cleveland Three are three men — named Eugene Johnson, Derrick ...

Commissioners approve annexation petition

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Seneca County Commissioners approved an annexation petition and read three proclamations during their meeting Thursday. Tiffin schools elementary school counselor Trisha Eidt and middle school counselor Melissa Mellott visited the meeting with Kennedy, a school therapy dog, and Cooper, a ...

Area no longer under snow emergency Thursday evening

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Seneca County Sheriff’s Office canceled the Level 1 snow emergency at 4 p.m. Thursday. Also, the area no longer was under a winter weather advisory Thursday evening. The advisory had been issued by National Weather Service. The weather service was predicting a high of 20 degrees today, a ...

Toledo man sentenced to prison after incident in Fostoria

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A Toledo man accused of forcing open a door and assaulting two women in Fostoria pleaded guilty to two charges and was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday. Montrice D. Coleman, 27, had been charged with aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony, and disrupting public services, a ...

Tiffin man sentenced to community control

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A Tiffin man was sentenced to community control during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom. Justin N. Phillips, 24, had pleaded guilty to a charge of domestic violence, a third-degree felony. Shuff sentenced Phillips to three years of community ...

Fostoria man charged with burglary

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FOSTORIA — A Fostoria man was charged after running out of a building and being involved in foot and vehicle chases, according to Fostoria Police Department. Joshua V. Garner, 36, was charged with burglary, a second-degree felony, according to Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court ...

Man’s community control continued

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A man’s community control was continued during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom Thursday. Thomas A. Breitigam Jr., 25, had pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. Shuff ordered Breitigam to serve ...

Community Calendar, Feb. 14

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Events & Activities Today Yoga @ the Library!, 9:15-10:15 a.m., Clyde Public Library, 222 W. Buckeye St. Exercise program. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel. Cost: Free. For more information call Nelcy at (419) 547-7174. Valentine’s Day Family Storytime, 4-5 p.m., ...

Daily Log, Feb. 14

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Tiffin reports • A woman in the 400 block of Hedges Street reported Wednesday afternoon she received a bad check. • A 100-block Charlotte Street resident reported a theft of medication Wednesday evening. • A person in the 100 block of West Market Street reported Thursday morning a man ...

Best week of summer at the Seneca County Fair

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The theme for fair week, July 27 to Aug. 2, has been decided as the Seneca County Fair Board met Tuesday. Best Week of Summer at the Seneca County Fair is this year’s theme. Entertainment and activities were a huge topic of discussion; however, the list of entertainment such as bands and ...

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Tiffin man sentenced to community control A Tiffin man was sentenced to community control during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Shaun M. Burgess, 37, had pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. Kelbley ...

Tiffin-Seneca United Way director announces retirement

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The executive director of the Tiffin-Seneca United Way announced her retirement this week, set for May, following the 2019-2020 campaign and annual meeting. Pat DeMonte first became the executive director in 2000; prior to that she served as the executive director of the Seneca County Agency ...

Local author to have book signing for new romance thriller

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One local author is setting out to tell stories about strong, successful women – which is what she has sought to do with her latest book. In her book “Moon Shadow” — a fictional romance thriller — Marjorie Broadhead, under the pen name Suzie Clarke, tells the story of Rachel Portola ...

Tiffin man accused of destroying urine sample

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A Tiffin man has been accused of ransacking a probation officer’s office and destroying his urine sample that was positive for illegal drugs, according to court records. Bradley A. Bowersox, 32, was charged with tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony, and breaking and entering, a ...

County park board accepts barn demolition quote

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Seneca County Park District’s board Tuesday accepted a $7,300 quote from Slingwine Excavating LLC, of Republic, to demolish the old barn at Bowen Nature Preserve, West Lodi. The barn, which is in disrepair, has been replaced with a new building. In her written report, Executive Director ...

AAA and YMCA to offer free car seat check for local families

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BUCYRUS — In an effort to keep local children safe while riding in vehicles, AAA is partnering with the YMCA of Bucyrus-Tiffin to hold a free car seat check for local families, a release from AAA states. The free car seat check will take place from 3-5 p.m. Friday, March 6 at YMCA of ...

Soil Health Symposium set for March 5

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Farmers, advisers and ag industry people who want to promote resilient farms are invited to the fourth annual Ohio Soil Health Symposium at the Kehoe Center in Shelby. The day features speakers, lunch, pie and ice cream, and continuing education credits. Barry Fisher, Indiana state soil ...