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Posted on: January 19, 2021

312 Fifth Avenue Structure Fire

Sidney Fire and Emergency Services

On January 18, 2021, at 06:30 p.m., the Sidney Department of Fire and Emergency Services received a report of a house fire located 312 Fifth Avenue. 911-Dispatch advised that the structure was fully involved with fire.

The first units on scene reported hea...

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Fire
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Sidney Fire & EMS Receives Ohio TechCred Funding

Sidney Fire and Emergency Services

The Ohio TechCred helps businesses up-skill their current and incoming workforce with tech-focused credentials. Businesses can receive up to $2,000 for each tech focused credential earned, up to $30,000 per employer each application period.

Sidney Fire &am...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Sidney Fire Responds to Natural Gas Leak on Franklin Avenue

Sidney Fire and Emergency Services

Sidney Fire and EMS crews were dispatched to a report of a gas leak in the area of Fair Rd. and Walnut Avenue on December 9, 2020.  Medic 1 and Quint 3 arrived to find that a construction crew had dug up a natural gas line approximately two inche...

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Fire

News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2021

City Prepares for Utility Aggregation Contract Changes

Sidney City Hall Sign

Affordable Gas + Electric (AGE), the city's natural gas and electric aggregation consultant is putting together a plan and timeframe for renewal of the current natural gas aggregation contract. The city's current contract with Volunteer ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

City Employees Receive Service Awards

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“As you know, we have traditionally presented employee service awards prior to the annual Christmas luncheon for employees and those retired from the City of Sidney,” Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst has told small groups of employees over t...

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General City News
Posted on: January 15, 2021

City Manager's Newsletter

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The City Manager’s newsletter for January 15, 2021, is available online.

For an archive of City Manager newsletters, click here.

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January 15, 2021, Newsletter General City News
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Christmas Comes Early for Bicentennial Rifle Winners

Sidney Bicentennial Logo in Red White and Blue

Before the start of the Winter Wonderland Parade, Sidney Bicentennial Committee Co-Chairs Shelby County Commissioner Bob Guillozet and Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst recruited the help of Krista and Grady Lyle to pull the winning tickets for the Sidney Bicent...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

2021 City Calendar Available

2021 Calendar Cover Page

Mayor Mike Barhorst announced earlier today that the 2021 Sidney City Calendars were delivered to the Sidney Post Office on Tuesday, December 16 for delivery to residential households.  The calendars should arrive shortly. 

In 2019, the c...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 18, 2020

City of Sidney to Receive $850K for Trail Extension

Mayor Barhorst discusses funding announcement with Duane Gaier, Tony Bornhorst, Dan Foley & Amy Zorn

The City of Sidney will be one step closer to becoming the northern anchor of the Great Miami River Recreation Trail.  When completed, the 99-mile trail will extend from Sidney to Hamilton, and be part of the country’s largest paved tra...

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Police

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Narcotics Unit Indicts 19 People

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On January 7, 202, 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 19 ...

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Police
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Pedestrian Struck

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At approximately 6:38 a.m., Sidney Police Officers and medics were dispatched to the 700 block of St Marys Ave on a report of an accident with injuries.  Upon arrival, it was learned that a pedestrian, who was standing outside of the driver&r...

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Police
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Ohio Collaborative Certification Earned by City

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This summer, the Department of Justice announced Standards for Certification for the Executive Order 13929, Safe Policing for Safe Communities. The Executive Order’s goal is to ensure that, together, we continue striving to provide transparent, ...

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Police
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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Police

News Flash

Posted on: December 26, 2020

Fresh-Cut Christmas Tree Pick Up

Christmas tree with no decorations

Weather permitting Republic will be collecting fresh-cut Christmas trees the first two weeks of January 2021. Trees should be placed at the street curb the same day as your trash collection.

City crews, weather permitting, will be picking up fresh-cut Chri...

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