City looks forward to RITA’s help

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Mayor Eric Keckler is confident the city’s agreement with a third-party tax collector will yield positive results sooner rather than later. When the administration agreed to hire Regional Income Tax Agency on May 17, officials were told...

Tiffin CSX crossings closed for hours

By RON CRAIG STAFF WRITER Two separate problems with an eastbound CSX train created traffic issues in the city of Tiffin Tuesday afternoon, according to a dispatcher with that city’s police department. The problem began at 3:15 p.m. when a brake on one of the train’s...

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Fostoria arrests Tuesday: • Ray Dean Stumpner, 45, 1123 Francis Ave. Apt. 8, was arrested on a warrant out of Tiffin following a report of a vehicle chasing a male who was on foot on Francis Avenue. • Megan M. Dube, 24, 134 E. Fourth St., was brought down on a...

Man transported from Nickie Lane with gunshot wound

EMS was dispatched to a Nickie Lane residence Tuesday for a man who had passed out, but what the medics found was a gunshot wound. Bascom Joint Fire District firefighters arrived at 740 Nickie Lane, just outside Fostoria, to assist with the EMS call. There they found a...

Commissioners split on shuffling funds

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — By a 2-1 vote, Seneca County commissioners approved a motion Tuesday to set aside $500,000 in the capital improvement fund. The money will be designated for building modifications in the court annex and for state-mandated voting machine...

New ‘grandparent scam’ making rounds here

By RON CRAIG STAFF WRITER Fostoria area residents are asked to be cautious of a scam that has struck the area, nearly costing an area elderly woman $2,000. The manager of the Rite Aid store in Tiffin is credited with stopping the scam, saving the potential victim $2,000 she would...