Warden of the Year to speak March 23

A 2016 Ohio Warden of the Year recipient is to serve as the next speaker in Tiffin University’s Good Morning World Series. TU alumna Ronnette “Roni” Burkes, warden of the Ohio Reformatory for Women, is to present “An Unlikely Journey from Volunteer to Warden” at 8 a.m. March 23 in ...

Lois Williams playing bingo at Tiffin Moose.

Luck o’ the centenarian

Lois Williams is to celebrate her 100th birthday Friday. Williams has been attending the Pantry Plus Bingo Hall, inside Tiffin Moose Lodge, for the past seven years. Williams was born in Fremont and was one of 12 children. She graduated from Fremont Ross High School in 1935 and later moved ...

Ups, downs (and turns) of bicycling in London

The introductions were brutal: pavement, face. Face, pavement. My maiden voyage on my new bicycle and already I was imitating roadkill. I picked myself up off the London street so briefly my bed and took inventory. Hands: mutilated but still serviceable, after minor kerbside surgery to ...

Lifestyle briefs, Feb. 28

Learn signs of human trafficking March 14 The program “Slavery in Our Community” is to take place at 7 p.m. March 14 at Faith United Methodist Church, 75 N. Sandusky St. The program is to be presented by Sister Mary Kuhlman and focus on recognizing the signs of human trafficking and ...

Back to the sky on their own

As the Ohio Bluebird Society prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary next weekend, Seneca County residents are preparing nesting boxes for the beginning of spring breeding. “This is the time of year you have to clean them out and get them ready,” said Seneca County’s OBS bluebird ...

The Right Now.

First an album, then the tour

A soul/pop band from Chicago, The Right Now, is to stop in Tiffin next month, on the heels of its latest album release. The seven-piece band formed in 2008 and has been recording and touring consistently, said Brendan O’Connell, who plays the keys and guitar. O’Connell said they ...

Entertainment briefs, Feb. 23

North Coast band to perform in Clyde CLYDE – North Coast Concert Band and North Coast Big Band are to present a concert at 3 p.m. March 5 at Clyde High School. The 60-member concert band is to perform an array of musical styles, while the big band is to feature an assortment of classic ...

Wally and The Beavs perform at Put-In-Bay.

Bash Saturday to benefit water rescue team

BASCOM – Meadowbrook Park is the site of the 14th Annual Bash set for Saturday night in the Meadowbrook Ballroom. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 the day of the show. Tickets can be purchased at Forte Music, Champs Barer Shop, Tan-it-All and the Viaduct Bar & Grill. Proceeds are to ...

A copy of a painting titled “A 10,950 Day View” by an inmate named Willie.

Captive artists: Exhibit displays artwork by inmates

Artwork from prison inmates is to be displayed starting Wednesday during the latest exhibition at the Diane Kidd Gallery at Tiffin University. The exhibition, “Art from the Inside,” was curated by TU professors Lee Fearnside, also director of the gallery, and Steven Hurwitz, professor of ...

Senator publishes remarks in Congressional Record to late CEO Will Heddles

A funeral Mass was celebrated Saturday for Will Heddles, chief executive officer at Tiffin Metal Products. Heddles, 74, who died Jan. 31 of injuries from an auto accident. Tiffin Medal Products makes billboard frames and other products. Prior to the funeral, Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio ...

Lifestyle briefs, Feb. 21

Calvert teachers to host open house Calvert Catholic kindergarten, bridging and three- and four-year-old preschool teachers are to host an open house 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday. The open house is to feature tours of the building, information for registration, refreshments, time with teachers and ...

Sentinel precision machining students sign the stowage locker that is to be sent to the International Space Station later this month.

Out of this world

Students at Sentinel Career and Technology Center in the precision machining program are to have their work launched and delivered to the International Space Station Wednesday. To be delivered is the first HUNCH (High Schools United with NASA to Create Hardware) Single Stowage Locker aboard ...

T-SPL to host program focusing on religions of India

The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host “The Religions of India: A Community Dialogue” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at 77 Jefferson St. The panel is to present an overview of Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism and Zoroastrianism.

Heidelberg enters new partnership for dining service

Heidelberg University has entered into a contract with Parkhurst Dining to manage the university’s food service and catering operations. Parkhurst is a family-operated company and a member of the Eat’n Park Hospitality Group, headquartered in Pittsburgh. Parkhurst has received awards for ...

TU to host cultural program today

Tiffin University is to host a program on the Food and Culture of Brazil 11 a.m.-noon today in Chisholm Auditorium in Franks Hall. Professor Ana Fantini is to present the program. Attendees are to learn about food, culture and traditions of Brazil.


Combining her loves

Renee Clair’s experience in music, yoga and healing have converged in the founding of The Music and Wellness Institute. “I can honestly say my life has led me to this moment,” said Clair, in her sixth year of teaching vocal music at Heidelberg University. “Suddenly it’s all ...


Old-fashioned courtship

Francie Risner provided this undated photo of her mother, Gladys Godfrey, standing next to Fred Mullholland’s 1929 Ford Roadster. Mr. Mullholland (in the driver’s seat), her father, and Godfrey were courting at the time, so her brother, Paul, was the chaperone sitting on the running board. ...