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Talk of the Town: 8/12-8/19/2018




TIFFIN, OH — It’s been a big week for news in Tiffin. Here’s the talk of the town this week:

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Sun, 19 Aug 2018 1:55:11 EDT
TIFFIN, OH — Tiffin’s hometown newspaper, the Advertiser-Tribune, is under fire from local readers who say the paper has gone too far in two of its recent articles. The first article of the week that caused controversy was an editorial criticizing President Donald Trump’s attacks on the free press, including calling the news media the […]
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:01:15 EDT
TIFFIN, OH — Local funeral director Eric Shook and his wife, Jennifer Shook, released a statement Saturday evening in response to the revelations published in the Advertiser-Tribune regarding Mr. Shook’s unprofessional conduct. The Advertiser-Tribune reported Saturday that Shook admitted he committed unprofessional conduct by filing a false insurance claim. Shook is the funeral director of Engle-Shook […]
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 3:18:42 EDT
TIFFIN, OH — With so many recent announcements of developments in Tiffin, including riverfront development, new stores, and more, the city is quickly becoming a prime site for those looking to move to a new community. This week, city officials announced a major plan that includes riverfront development in Downtown Tiffin. Florida-based developer and entrepreneur […]
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 3:10:37 EDT
TIFFIN, OH — A number of Tiffin locals called for various actions against the Advertiser-Tribune, Tiffin’s hometown newspaper, in response to the paper publishing an editorial criticizing President Trump for calling the news media “the enemy of the people.” These actions include canceling subscriptions to the paper, calling their office to complain, and more. The […]
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 1:02:59 EDT
FINDLAY, OH — Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against a West Virginia man and woman after a traffic stop in Hancock County. During the traffic stop, troopers seized 246 grams of heroin and 1 gram of marijuana valued at approximately $43,788. On August 15, 2018 at 7:47 p.m., troopers stopped a […]
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:51:43 EDT
Tiffin City Council’s Committee of the Whole approved sending to the next full Council meeting a purchase agreement for two of the City’s downtown parking lots along the Sandusky River. The sites would be acquired by Tiffin River Front Development LLC in order to build both a creative loft living complex and a full-service hotel/condominium […]
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:32:19 EDT
According to an announcement from the company this week, Crocs is closing its remaining manufacturing plants. In addition to the closures, the company’s chief financial officer is resigning next year, making the future of the company uncertain. “In connection with ongoing efforts to simplify the business and improve profitability, during the second quarter, the Company […]
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 19:52:45 EDT
BELLEVUE, OH — Bellevue Mayor Kevin Strecker (I) announced his endorsement of Rachel Crooks, the Democratic candidate for the District 88 seat in the Ohio House of Representatives, on Saturday at a campaign fundraiser at Chateau Tebeau Vineyard & Winery in Helena. Ms. Crooks will be challenging Bill Reineke in the November midterm election. District 88 […]

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