Seneca County, OH

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Around the Town returns to downtown Tiffin

Around the Town, hosted by Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Heidelberg University and Tiffin University, will be returning to downtown Tiffin at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 22. The event gives incoming and returning students an opportunity to become familiar with the businesses and organizations that make up Seneca...
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Allen Eiry center hosting vaccine clinic

Allen Eiry Center will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in collaboration with the Seneca County Health Department Tuesday from 1:30-3:30 p.m. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be used at the clinic, which is a one-time dose vaccine. You must be 18 years of age and older to receive this...
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Expert to discuss 'The Waste Land' at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library

The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library’s “John Quinn Lecture Series” will feature a program on poet T.S. Eliot Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Hosted by the Library and the Heidelberg University English Department, this program will explore John Quinn's pivotal role in the publication of T. S. Eliot's poetic masterpiece, "The Waste Land." Copies of "The Waste Land" are available for checkout at the Library. The ebook and audiobook can be found on the Ohio Digital Library and hoopla.
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TSEP breaks record for business outreach

This week, the Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership announced that it broke its record for business outreach by connecting with 513 businesses in the first half of 2021 alone. The outreach was part of the Seneca Fortune 500 initiative, which began in January with the goal of reaching 500 businesses by the end of the year.
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Commissioners approve $210,000 of sheriff's funding request

Seneca County commissioners Thursday approved $210,770 of a $466,000 budget increase requested last week by Sheriff Fred Stevens. The increases include the hiring of five corrections officers and a registered nurse for the Seneca County Jail, but not approval of more road patrol deputies. The commissioners agreed that increasing the...

'Berg celebrates Juneteenth with flag-raising ceremony

One day after President Biden signed legislation to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, Heidelberg University continued to “build on a sense of belonging on our campus and in the Tiffin community” during a rain-soaked Juneteenth flag-raising ceremony Friday. The new law enshrines June 19 as the national day to commemorate...
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TSEP Award Spotlight: MST Pub

Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership is proud to have named MST Pub as a 2021 Outstanding Business Award winner during the 2021 Annual Meeting June 3. Owner Chris Chase started working at MST Pub, then Madison Street Tavern, in 2004 when he was getting his master’s degree at Tiffin University. “What I...
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Oriana House VP joins the County Conversation

The seventh episode of the County Conversation podcast aired Tuesday, featuring an interview with Oriana House Vice President of Correctional Programs Jason Varney. Varney spoke with County Public Relations Director Jimmy Flint over the air about his early life, education and work experience, and went on to provide a deep dive into Oriana House and other correctional programs available in Seneca County.
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At the libraries

As part of the Youth Summer Reading Program, the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library will offer a “Zoom Tween Time: Owl Pellet Dissection” program at 2 p.m. on June 26 via Zoom. Children ages 8-12 can learn about what an owl eats by dissecting an owl pellet. Register for this event, then...
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Republic Wind on state agency's meeting agenda next week

Republic Wind LLC, which has proposed to build 40-some commercial wind turbines in eastern Seneca County, is on the agenda for an Ohio Power Siting Board meeting Thursday afternoon. OPSB has the authority to approve or deny a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the wind-powered electric generation...
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Vaccines to be offered at Third Thursday, Allen Eiry

Seneca County General Health District is to offer the COVID-19 vaccine during this week's Third Thursday Cruisin' into Summer event downtown to help the county reach a goal of having 70% of the population vaccinated by July 4. Health department staff members are to be at The Renaissance of Tiffin,...
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Commissioners to open bids, discuss sheriff's request

Seneca County commissioners are to discuss a funding request from Sheriff Fred Stevens and open bids for several projects during their meeting Thursday. The 10 a.m. meeting is to take place via Zoom, and the commissioners encourage residents to join the meeting by using the link, People who would rather listen on their phone during the meeting can dial (646) 558-8656 and use the meeting ID: 925 9523 0790. The passcode for the meeting is 453802.
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Budget Commission to meet Tuesday

Seneca County Budget Commission is to meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday via Go-to-Meeting online service. People can join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone at On a phone, dial (408) 650-3123 and use access code 825-749-933.
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Woodland management program Saturday

Seneca Conservation District is hosting a woodland management program featuring forester Sam Kaiser at 10 a.m. Saturday at Proving Ground Farm West, 5670 E. TR 138. Kaiser, a service forester with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry, will be at the portion of the farm formerly known as Miller Conservation Farm to talk about when, why and how to manage woodlands. He plans to discuss techniques and knowledge for understanding, managing, conserving and experiencing woodlands. Some of the topics include management options, tree and invasive species identification and programs to assist landowners.
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Tiffin Police Department looking for new chief

TIFFIN — Tiffin Police Department is a seeking applications for Chief of Police. Former Chief of Police Frederick Stevens left the position to become Seneca County Sheriff. Currently, Lieutenant Jason Windsor is acting Chief of Police. The city of Tiffin is accepting applications through July 30, 2021. Assigned assessment dates...
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Seneca County Museum to host Connor presentation

The Seneca County Museum will host a special presentation from Dr. Chad Stebbins, communications professor at Missouri Southern State University, on Thursday, June 17 at 7 p.m. Stebbins will tell the story of Thomas Connor, an Irish Catholic immigrant who spent some of his life in Tiffin in the mid-1800s before leaving his hometown to seek his fortune. The man never forgot the community, and his contributions are still touching the lives of people in the area today, a release from the Seneca County Museum states.
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Man charged with Fostoria murder convicted

TIFFIN — A Toledo man could be facing life in prison after being convicted of murder Friday morning in Seneca County Common Pleas Court in connection with a 2019 shooting death at a Fostoria residence. The verdict in the October 2019 home-invasion case on the 200 block of West Lytle...
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TSEP Awards Spotlight: Handshoe Cookies and Cakes

Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership is proud to have named Handshoe Cakes and Cookies as one of the 2020 Entrepreneurial Spirit Award recipients during the 2021 Annual Meeting June 3. Owner Lisa Handshoe started the company in August 1999, after a lifelong love of baking. The store offers a variety of baked...
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TSEP Awards Spotlight: Bill and Kelli Jones

Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership is proud to have named Bill and Kelli Jones as recipients of the 2021 Entrepreneurial Spirit Award during the 2021 Annual Meeting June 3. Bill and Kelli started working in real estate shortly after Bill became a licensed auctioneer, and found that it was a natural fit to get in the realty market.