News Flash

Posted on: November 29, 2020

Arrest Made After Shooting Incident

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On Sunday, November 29, 2020, at approximately 6:44 a.m. Sidney Police Department responded to 315 E South Street in regards to a shooting.  Upon arrival officers found a male subject lying in the grass next to 315 E South Street with a gunshot w...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

City Manager's Newsletter

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

For an archive of City Manager newsletters, click here.

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November 25, 2020 Newsletter General City News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Drawing for Sidney Bicentennial Henry Rifles Nears

Sidney Bicentennial Logo in Red White and Blue

“The deadline for purchasing raffle tickets for the Serial Number 1 Henry Golden Boy and the Serial Number 1 Henry Standard is drawing near,” Shelby County Commissioner and Sidney Bicentennial Committee Co-Chair Bob Guillozet stated.  “The winnin...

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General City News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Vehicle Pursuit

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While on patrol, around 7:37 p.m. on November 11,  2020,  Officer Benshoff was in the area of the 300 block of E. Court St. when he observed James Baldwin driving a grey Corvette eastbound on E. Court Street. Officer Benshoff had prior k...

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Police
Posted on: November 11, 2020

Sidney Featured in Dayton Business Journal Special Section

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The Dayton Business Journal Community Spotlight is an opportunity to highlight a community, drawing attention and focus to its business, government and community leaders over a full month for the entire Dayton region and beyond to follow. In November, the...

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Dayton Business Journal Community Spotlight General City News
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Structure Fire - 836 Park Street

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At approximately 11:22 a.m. on October 31, 2020, firefighters were dispatched to 836 Park St. Apartment C for a working structure fire. 

On arrival, firefighters had a two story, multi-family apartment complex with light smoke showing from the ext...

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Fire
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Sidney Fire Promotes Three

The Sidney Department of Fire & Emergency Services is proud to announce the promotion of Assistant Chief Dallas Davis to Deputy Chief, Lieutenant Keith Wiley to Assistant Chief, and Firefighter Greg Francis to Lieutenant effective November 11, 2020.

Da...

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Fire
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Hollinger Promoted to Fire Chief

Chad Hollinger

Sidney City Manager Mark Cundiff announced earlier today, the promotion of Deputy Fire Chief Chad Hollinger to Fire Chief. Hollinger will serve as Acting Fire Chief until the official retirement of current Fire Chief Brad Jones on November 10, 2020. &...

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General City News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Fall Leaf Collection to Begin

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City crews will begin the annual fall leaf collection service on October 26, 2020. City crews will begin with one truck out for that week.  The following week, starting November 2, 2020, the City will have one truck in each zone of the attached m...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Vehicle Pursuit

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While on patrol around 9:51 p.m. on October 13, 2020,  Officer Jennings heard a vehicle’s tires squealing in the downtown area near N. Main Avenue. Officer Jennings drove to the area of North Street at Main Avenue to investigate. When h...

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Police
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Large Seizure of Marijuana During Traffic Stop

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On October 12, 2020, at 5:04 PM, Officer Jennings made a traffic stop of a vehicle that was being driven by James Marshal Behanan (Cincinnati, Ohio ) around the southbound 90 mile marker of I-75. During his approach to the vehicle, Officer Jennings smelle...

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Police
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Drinking Water Tests Detect No PFAS Contaminants

On September 27, 2019, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine directed Ohio EPA and Ohio Department of Health (ODH) to analyze the prevalence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Ohio’s drinking water. Ohio’s Statewide PFAS Action Plan ...

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Public Works
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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Community Development
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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Police
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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Additional Info... General City News
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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Additional Info... General City News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Sidney Serial #1 Bicentennial Henry Rifle to be Raffled

Sidney Bicentennial Logo in Red White and Blue

“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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Additional Info... General City News
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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