Court clerk to retire

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER After working 26 years for Seneca County, Clerk of Courts Mary Ward plans to retire. Ward submitted to commissioners Tuesday her letter of resignation effective May 30. She recommended Jean Eckelberry be appointed interim clerk of courts and requested...

To move or not to move?

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Tiffin Mayor Aaron Montz, and several city council members, urged Seneca County Commissioners to keep the county election board in the downtown. The election board has been seeking another location with additional space which meets...

Area jobless rates drop

Seneca County’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent in March from 6.7 percent in February, the state reported. Hancock County’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent in March from 5.2 percent the previous month. Unemployment rates in Wood County dropped to 5.8...

Fostoria man arrested for threatening harm

A Fostoria man was arrested Monday evening after allegedly threatening to harm people with a stick at Nye’s Trailer Park. Juan F. Hernandez, 61, 717 Lynn St., was arrested on a charge of resisting arrest, obstruction of justice and two counts of disorderly conduct following...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Tuesday: • Complainant reported her soon-to-be ex-husband made her wreck her vehicle near the intersection of East Lytle and South Poplar streets at 8:43 a.m. Officer advised male said complainant tried to smack him and she hit a guard rail. arrests...

Building improvements, utility costs reviewed

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Seneca County Commissioners continue to seek ways to reduce costs while making repairs to county buildings and maintaining services. Commissioner Fred Zoeller has received a quote of more than $39,000 for mold removal and elimination of...