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

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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


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 ...

NR board hears new year update

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NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel Superintendent Dave Rombach told school board members Monday night the start of school has been successful. A K-3 grandparents’ Morning Meeting Day is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Friday, and they are invited to stay and participate in a meeting with the ...

Briefly, Sept. 11

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TCS finance group to meet Tiffin City Board of Education’s Finance Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the administration building, 244 S. Monroe St. MHRS board to meet The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties Administrative Committee ...

MRDD learns about habilitation facilities in area

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Opportunity Center Superintendent Lew Hurst informed the Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities Tuesday afternoon that he and Adult Services Director Rod Biggert have spent days visiting several area day habilitation facilities. Biggert said all have a different focus. Some are ...

Mohawk district sees real estate increase, grant money for wellness

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SYCAMORE — Treasurer Rhonda Feasel had good news for the Mohawk Board of Education at Monday evening’s meeting. There has been an increase in real estate tax revenues. Certificates of deposit have been rolled over with interest accrued returned to the General Fund. Appropriations for ...

Third District Court of Appeals has special session in Tiffin

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Three judges from Third District Court of Appeals heard arguments for two cases at Seneca County Justice Center on Tuesday morning. Judges Vernon Preston, Stephen Shaw and William Zimmerman are considering appeals for two cases presented during a special session in Tiffin. Students from ...

Trash in rail car burns Monday

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FOSTORIA — Trash in a rail car burned Monday. Fostoria Fire Division received the call about the fire about 7:50 p.m., and it took nearly two hours to extinguish it. Chief Brian Herbert of Fostoria Fire Division said the train delivering trash was stationary and was waiting to get into ...

Highlights from Day two in Japan

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Seneca County Commissioner Mike Kerschner (left) and Tiffin Mayor Aaron Montz laugh before dinner in Tokyo, Japan. Montz (second from left) shakes hands to greet Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and his wife, Fran DeWine, during a reception for the Midwest U.S.–Japan Association conference in Tokyo, ...

Reineke: Human capital can’t be replaced

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PHOTO SUBMITTED David Zak, president and CEO of Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership; Tsutomu Nakagawa, consulate general of Japan in Detroit; and State Rep. Bill Reineke. By Bill Reineke, representative of the 88th district of the Ohio House of Representatives It is my first trip to ...

Agrati announces $4 million investment at Tiffin plant

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The Agrati Group, a global manufacturer of fasteners for automotive companies, has completed an investment of $4 million in industrial machinery and equipment at the Airport Industrial Park facility in Tiffin, according to a news release from Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership. The project ...

Hartschuh, Harrison take roles with Ohio Farm Bureau

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COLUMBUS — Rose Hartschuh of Sycamore and Paul Harrison of Fostoria are serving on the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Policy Development Committee. The committee collects and organizes public policy recommendations from county Farm Bureaus and presents the final policy suggestions to be voted on ...

Two dogs to be returned to Tiffin man

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Two dogs are to be returned to a Tiffin man who was charged in Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court. Orville N. Alabaugh, 72, was charged with depriving a companion animal of necessary sustenance or confining the companion animal without supplying it during the confinement with sufficient ...

Three hurt in Market Street accident

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Three people were hurt in an accident on Market Street at Nile Street on Monday afternoon. Lt. Jason Windsor of Tiffin Police Department said Brian Jackson, 27, of Tiffin, was driving a Dodge Ram, Darlene Wertz, 59, of New Riegel, was driving a Honda Civic, and Cara Kummerer, 25, of Tiffin, ...