City sidesteps sidewalk statute

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Discussion over the condition of Fostoria’s walkways took another turn Tuesday as Fostoria City Council tabled an ordinance relating to sidewalk cleaning and repair. An ordinance designed to make real estate owners accountable for the...

Council investing in economic development

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Council is continuing to show its support for economic development here. The lawmakers gave a first reading to an ordinance Tuesday to grant an appropriation of $30,000 from the Community Development Fund to Fostoria Economic...

Second arrest made in robbery

A second arrest was made in connection to the Thursday night robbery of an East Lytle Street convenience store. Zackary T. Spires, 19, 343 Watson Ave., was arrested Saturday and charged with aiding and abetting to aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony. He was arraigned...

Suspect in armed robbery arraigned

The man accused of robbing an East Lytle Street convenience store last week was arraigned out of Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court Tuesday. Dakota M. Sharninghouse, 19, is charged with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, stemming from the robbery of Circle K South, 551 E....

County anticipates CDBG funding

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Seneca County expects about $114,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds this year, according to Jill Griffin, executive director of Seneca Regional Planning Commission. This year’s amount should be known by March 31, she...

Countywide volunteer EMS meeting scheduled April 5

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Seneca County commissioners continue to attend meetings with township emergency medical service volunteers. A countywide meeting with EMS volunteers is scheduled at 8 a.m. April 5 in the Public Safety Building at the county fairgrounds....