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Lifestyle briefs, Oct. 10

St. Francis to host annual ‘wellness’ event St. Francis Senior Ministries is to host the fifth annual Wellness Extravaganza 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday in the Elizabeth Schaefer Auditorium, 190 St. Francis Ave. There are to be many area organizations represented and a lunch stand ...

Program about dementia Oct. 10

Caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia are invited to a free program 2-3 p.m. or 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at Elmwood at the Shawhan, 54 S. Washington St. The program is to be presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter. The workshop is to offer ...

Area Pax Christi chapter to host Palestinian speaker Thursday evening

Nahida Halaby Gordon of Wooster is to give a talk at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Francis Spirituality Center. Gordon, a Palestinian Arab Christian, is to be the featured speaker for Tiffin Area Pax Christi. She was born in Jerusalem in 1939 and grew up in Jaffa. In 1948, her family became refugees ...

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Alternate Ending plans CD release event for Oct. 28

A local band is to release its second full-length album this month with an event at Bears Den, 68 E. Perry St. The members of the band Alternate Ending have been together for eight years, according to Dustin Ritchie, vocals. All members are Tiffin natives, including Jayson Ritchie, drummer; ...

Entertainment briefs, Oct. 19

Civil War museum, Greenlawn Cemetery to host trolley tours Sunday The Green Lawn Cemetery Association is partnering with the American Civil War Museum of Ohio to present “Where History Comes Alive” trolley tours from noon-5 p.m. Sunday. The Civil War museum is to host visitors and serve ...

‘Happy Death Day’ scares off ‘Blade Runner’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The box office might be struggling this year, but the horror genre is alive and well. This weekend the “Groundhog Day”-like horror pic “Happy Death Day” scored a first-place finish, surpassing expectations and blowing the much costlier and star-driven “Blade ...

Entertainment briefs, Oct. 12

Live, from The Ritz, it’s Friday Night The Ritz Theatre is to host Friday Night Live at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 30 S. Washington St. Tickets are $10. The featured artists include J. Scott Franklin, Tree of Life and Daniel Dick. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit ...

Education | VIEW ALL

Upper Sandusky royalty

Upper Sandusky High School’s homecoming queen is Leah Crawford, daughter of Larry Crawford and Karen Fritz, and homecoming king is Stephen Griffin, son of Daniel Griffin and Barbara Hoffman. PHOTOS BY NICOLE WALBY

Lakota royalty

Lakota High School’s homecoming queen is Faith Biddle, daughter of Chad and Kristy Biddle, and homecoming king is Caleb Chalfin, son of Kent Chalfin and Shellie Hill. PHOTOS BY NICOLE WALBY

Fostoria High royalty

Fostoria High School homecoming queen is Briana Rusk, daughter of Kevin and Tecky Rusk and the homecoming king is Skyler Garcia, son of Vanessa Garcia and Derrick Kleinmark. PHOTOS BY NICOLE WALBY

Upper Sandusky homecoming court

PHOTO BY NICOLE WALBY Upper Sandusky High School's homecoming court includes (front row, from left) Leah Crawford, Hannah Gier, Lillie Orians, Bre Risario and Lucy Smith; and (back row, from left) Nicholas Clark, Noah Clary, Jevon Dible, Stephen Griffin and Connor Johnston.

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Outdoor briefs, Oct. 15

Pheasants Forever, ODNR to host youth pheasant hunt Oct. 28 Seneca County Pheasants Forever and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources are to host a youth pheasant hunt Oct. 28 at the Sandusky River Coon Hunters, 7575 W. TR 131. The event is open to any youth who has a valid Ohio youth ...

Bring some plants into your home

As we start to tidy up the herb garden, cutting back perennials and pulling out annuals, take a minute and think about bringing a few containers of herbs into the kitchen. You can pot up some plants from the garden or buy some new starts, or even grow a selection from seed. You can grow ...

Park programs, Oct. 15

Seneca County • Seneca County Park District invites Young Adventurers ages 6-12 to learn about gourds at 5 p.m. Thursday at Mercy Community Nature Preserve. Kids can learn why gourds are useful and paint their own “gorgeous gourd” to take home. Registration is required. • Preschool ...

Outdoor briefs, Oct. 8

Heidelberg expands campus recycling program Although recycling already was available on Heidelberg University’s campus, a recent grant has helped to expand the program. Recycling is to become more efficient and convenient for students and faculty. An $8,750 grant from Ottawa Sandusky ...

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Wyandot County Fair Results, Sept. 16

Junior Fair Sheep Breeding Champions Ram Over All Breeds: Cameron Shellhouse, Kids Got the Spirit. Ewe Over All Breeds: Cameron Shellhouse. Showmanship Junior: 1st, Liam Shellhouse, Kids Got the Spirit; 2nd, Avery Stump, Kids Got the Spirit; 3rd, Kyle Bishop, Town and Country. ...

Peek-a-boo

Sheep look through a fence at Wyandot County Fair Friday morning.

Just ducky

Cade Frey, 10, of Upper Sandusky, spends time with his ducks as he waits to enter the show ring at Wyandot County Fair Friday morning.

Helping keep healthy outlook

UPPER SANDUSKY — Wyandot Memorial Hospital is offering various tests and health checks for those attending Wyandot County Fair this week. The hospital’s booth is in the merchants’ building. Ann Kemerley, the hospital’s public relations director, said it was her 23rd fair, and the ...

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Father-daughter outings can help teen see she is valued

Q: I’m the father of a slightly “boy crazy” 14-year-old daughter. I’m really dreading the whole dating thing as she gets a little older. What can I do to prepare both of us? Jim: Most fathers with daughters go through the same struggle watching their little girls grow up. I’d ...

New lieutenants join Tiffin Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has two new lieutenants that are working to help the community. Michael and Jamie Blanchette started working at the Tiffin center June 28 and said they are happy to be a part of the community. “God has sent us to Tiffin, and we believe strongly that he has us here for a ...

Praise

Members of Cornerstone Gospel perform at Seneca County Fair Sunday afternoon.

Religion briefs, July 1

Bishop to celebrate Mass at shrine July 16 Bishop Daniel Thomas of Toledo is to celebrate Mass at the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation in Carey at noon July 16. Each Sunday at 2:30 p.m., the shrine also offers devotions with an outdoor rosary procession, benediction ...

Births/Birthdays | VIEW ALL

Ethan Michael Hurley

A son, Ethan Michael Hurley, was born Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, to Leah and Brad Hurley of Lakewood. Ethan weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 20 inches long. Paternal grandparents are David and Nancy Hurley of Tiffin. Paternal great-grandmothers are Donna Daniel and Blanche Hurley, both of ...

Wrenleigh Braelin Guhn

A daughter, Wrenleigh Braelin Guhn, was born Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, to Kristen and Michael Guhn of Clyde. Wrenleigh weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Randy and Lisa Hammer of Fremont. Paternal grandparents are Butch and Tracie Guhn. Maternal ...

Aria Janice Marie James

A daughter, Aria Janice Marie James, was born Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, to Shenise Ousley and Coty James of Willard. Aria weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Bryan and Becky Ousley of Willard. Paternal grandparents are Carol (Dave) Robertson of ...

Ezekiel Michael Wayne Runion

A son, Ezekiel Michael Wayne Runion, was born Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, to Gabrielle N. and Steven L. Runion of Bloomville. Ezekiel weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and measured 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Kim and Kevin Marion of Tiffin and Mike and Linda Young of Brooksville, Florida. ...

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Long-Wagner

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Long are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ciara Renee Long, to Alec Robert Wagner, son of Robert and Jessica Wagner of Tiffin and Holly and Mike Abernathy of Wooster. The couple will exchange wedding vows Dec. 2 at Sycamore United Church of Christ. ...

Kuhn-Schalk

Emily Kuhn and Keith Schalk are announcing their engagement and upcoming wedding. Emily is the daughter of Dan and Lisa Kuhn. She graduated from Hopewell-Loudon High School in 2007 and Stautzenberger College in 2010, with an associate degree in veterinary technology. She is a veterinary ...

Genet-Chavez

Catherine Grace Genet and Joshua Lawrence Chavez are announcing their engagement and Dec. 30, 2017, wedding, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Akron. Catherine is the daughter of Steve and Fran Genet of Tiffin. She graduated from Calvert High School in 2010, and the University of Akron in ...

Bowerman-Miller

Kelsey M. Bowerman and Kenneth F. Miller are announcing their engagement and Dec. 9, 2017, wedding. Kelsey is the daughter of Dennis Bowerman of Republic and Melissa Bowerman of Republic. She graduated from Seneca East High School in 2011 and Bowling Green State University in 2016, with a ...

Weddings | VIEW ALL

Somers-Burton

Amanda Somers and Roger Burton Jr. exchanged wedding vows Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at the Barn at the Backwoods in Thornville. The officiant was Debby Roszman. A reception followed the ceremony at the same location. The bride is the daughter of Steve and Lisa Somers of Tiffin. The groom is ...

Kraft- Braunscheidel

Tarra Spenser Kraft and Adam Nicholas Braunscheidel exchanged wedding vows at 4 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2017, at Holy Cross Immaculate Church Mount Adams, Cincinnati, during a double-ring, Catholic nuptial Mass. The officiant was the Rev. Len Fecko. A reception followed at The Monastery Event ...

Crews responds to fire at Webster

A fire was reported at Webster Industries, 325 Hall St., this morning. Tiffin Fire Rescue Division responded to the scene.

Black-Arbogast

Jaclyn Pauline Black and Rush Charles Arbogast exchanged wedding vows Saturday April 8, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, with the Rev. Christopher Mileski officiating. A reception followed at Meadowbrook Ballroom, Bascom. The bride is the daughter of John and Joyce Black of ...

Anniversaries | VIEW ALL

The Hofferts

Duane and Jean Hoffert of Tiffin celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Tiffin. The couple was wed Oct. 7, 1967, at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Francis L. Snare. Jean is the daughter of the late Paul and Grace Johnson ...

The Clouses

Robert and Jane Clouse celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, with a party with family and friends at New Riegel American Legion. The couple was wed Oct. 9, 1967, in Honolulu, Hawaii, by Father Francis Ford. Jane is the daughter of Fred (Anna) Elchert and the late ...

The Lutzes

John and Constance Lutz celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 5, 2017, with their children and grandchildren. The couple was wed Oct. 5, 1957, at St. Joseph Catholic Church by Monsignor Richard J. Gabel. Constance is the daughter of the late Edmund and Margaret Kimmet. John is ...

The Lawrences

Donald and Penny Lawrence are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The couple was wed Sept. 24, 1982, at Nazarene Church, Tiffin, by the Rev. Flack. Penny is the daughter of Carol Warnecke of New Riegel and is employed at the Fremont License Agency. Donald ...