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Posted on: September 29, 2020

2020 Residential Beautification Awards

The City of Sidney is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Residential Beautification Awards. The award is given to recognize exterior improvements to residences. Improvements can include exterior renovation and rehabilitation, general clean up, land...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Bicentennial Tree Planting Ceremony Scheduled

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Local officials plan to gather Saturday morning, October 10 at 10:00 a.m. for a brief ceremony marking the official planting of Sidney’s Bicentennial Tree.  One of the city’s official trees will be planted on the grounds on th...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Sidney, Ohio’s Civil War Living History Weekend Postponed

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Describing it as one of the most difficult decisions he’s had to make in recent years, Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst announced that Sidney, Ohio’s Civil War Living History Weekend, originally scheduled for September 19-20, has been postpo...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

American Water Resources Offer Not Affiliated with City

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Sidney residents may receive notices in the mail from a company called American Water Resources. (“AWR”) offering water and sewer line service coverage. The company indicates that it offers water service line coverage at a special intr...

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General City News
Posted on: September 25, 2020

City Manager's Newsletter

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The City Manager’s newsletter for September 25, 2020, is available online.

For an archive of City Manager newsletters, click here.

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September 25, 2020 Newsletter General City News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Sidney Achieves Sterling Tree City USA Status

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Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry’s Southwest Region Urban Forester Wendi Van Buren recently visited Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst and presented him with a certificate naming Sidney a Sterling Tree City USA Community. &n...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Sidney Bicentennial Rifle Raffle Sales Brisk

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Sales of the raffle tickets for the Sidney Bicentennial commemorative Serial Number 1 Henry Golden Boy and the Serial Number 1 Henry Standard rifles have been brisk, according to Shelby County Commissioner and Sidney Bicentennial Committee Co-Chair Bob Gu...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Sidney Serial #1 Bicentennial Henry Rifle to be Raffled

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“Raffle tickets for the Serial Number 1 Henry Golden Boy and the Serial Number 1 Henry Standard are now on sale,” Shelby County Commissioner and Sidney Bicentennial Committee Co-Chair Bob Guillozet announced this morning.  &am...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that th...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Police Pursuit on September 19, 2020

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On September 19, 2020, around 3:48 PM, Sidney Police Officer Bobby Benshoff attempted to stop a Silver Nissan Sentra for an equipment violation at the N/B 90 mile marker on I-75.  The vehicle got off exit #92 (Michigan St.), and continued without...

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Police
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Assault on Arrowhead Drive

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On September 11, 2020, at approximately 10 PM Sidney Police Units were dispatched to the 800 block of Arrowhead Drive in regards to a fight in progress.  Upon arrival to the area patrol officers discovered a male subject in the area of the 600 bl...

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Police
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Narcotics Unit Indicts 14 People

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On August 27, 2020 the Sidney Police Department’s Narcotics Unit presented evidence to a Shelby County Grand Jury in regards to drug trafficking activity in the City of Sidney. Upon hearing evidence the Grand Jury handed down indictments on 14 i...

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Police
Posted on: August 18, 2020

Bicycle / Semi Accident Investigation Complete

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The Sidney Police Department has completed the investigation into the fatal bicycle / tractor trailer accident that occurred July 28, 2020 on St. Rt. 47.

Thanks to a tip from a citizen Detectives were able to locate the truck and identify the driver. Video...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Investigation Exonerates Sidney Police Chief and Department

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Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst and Law Director Jeff Amick today met with Lieutenant Eric Shelton and Sergeant Justin Poe of the Dayton Police Department Professional Standards Bureau to receive the final report of the investigation undertaken as a result of ...

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Police
Posted on: May 1, 2020

15 Year Old Arrested on Murder Charge

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On Thursday, April 30 2020 at approx. 1017 PM Sidney First Responders were dispatched to 701 Dingman Street, Sidney in regards to a stabbing.  Upon arrival Officers found a 15 year old male with a serious knife wound to his stomach area. &nbs...

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Police
Posted on: December 18, 2019

52 Year Old Sidney Man Arrested for Attempting Lure 13 Year Old Girl from Florida

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On Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at approx. 930 AM investigators and officers from the Sidney Police Department executed a search warrant at 722 East Ave, Sidney Ohio in regards to a Child Enticement Investigation.  An investigation was initiated ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Two Day “In Force Arrest Operation”

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Two days of “In Force Labor” for Sidney Law Enforcement as Officers sweep across the City executing search and arrest warrants.

On Thursday, December 12 2019 at around 3:45 PM two arrest teams comprising of officers from the Sidney Poli...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Fall Hydrant Flushing Schedule Released

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The City of Sidney Water Department’s Fall hydrant flushing schedule will begin on Monday, September 14, 2020. Flushing of the City’s fire hydrants will be completed between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm. The program will continue f...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

State Route 47 Improvements Lane Closures

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Preliminary maintenance of traffic is expected to be installed on State Route 47 between Fourth Avenue and Walnut Avenue beginning Monday, March 16, 2020. The Phase I closure will see the inside lanes, both east and west-bound closed. The outside lanes in...

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