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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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. ...

Old Fort student to spend month in Japan this summer

  OLD FORT — A 14-year old Old Fort High School student is to get the trip of a lifetime this summer. Allison Schultze, daughter of Jason and Lori Schultze, is to join her fellow 4-H’ers from around the country this summer to travel to Japan July 12-Aug. 10 as part of the ...

Lifestyle briefs, Feb . 7

St. Francis fundraising event scheduled, tickets for sale now Tickets are being sold for Mardi Gras 2017 set for 6-10:30 p.m. Feb. 25 in Elizabeth Schaefer Auditorium on the St. Francis campus, 190 St. Francis Ave. Tickets cost $30. To reserve a table of eight, call (419) ...

Entertainment briefs, Jan. 31

Dentist to offer free oral care for youths FOSTORIA – Dr. Timothy Sulken is to host Give Kids a Smily Day 8 a.m.-noon Friday at his 335 N. Main St. office. The event is to provide underserved children with oral health services. For more information, call (419) ...

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Pictured is a piece created by Ryan Poignon, owner of The Poignon Project. The artwork depicts the ongoing issue of drug abuse throughout the area.

Subject matters: Artwork reflects rise of drug abuse in community

  With the rise in drug abuse throughout the community, one local artist worked to create a piece depicting the issue. Ryan Poignon, local artist and owner of The Poignon Project Art Studio and Gallery, 227 E. Perry St., created a piece about 17 feet tall depicting the heroin ...

Lifestyle briefs, Jan. 24

Moose Lodge to host bingo Tiffin Moose Lodge, 1146 N. SR 53, is to host Super Bowl Bingo at 9 a.m. Feb. 4. Packages are to be sold in advance or can be bought via mail by sending a check along with the number of packages you want to buy. To get an application, visit ...

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Father Kishore Kottana (front, left) and Father Joseph Szybka lead a March for Life Sunday from St. Joseph Church to St. Joseph Cemetery. About 70 people participated.

Marchers Sunday, Friday seek to build case for life

  The National March for Life in Washington, D.C., is slated for Friday, and Sunday, local anti-abortion groups staged their own marches closer to home. All are intended to call for an end to legal abortions in the United States. Sunday afternoon, about 70 people gathered for ...

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Project Peace is pictured during the 2016 Seneca County Heritage Festival parade.

Project Peace still striving for nonviolent world

  Under the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Project Peace, an initiative through the Sisters of St. Francis, wants the community to know its mission and vision remains constant. Sister Paulette Schroeder organized Project Peace in 2011 and says her vision ...

Lifestyle briefs, Jan. 17

Learn how to paint a lighthouse during classes at Tiffin Art Guild and Gallery Tiffin Art Guild and Gallery is to host an acrylic painting course, “Nova Scotia Lighthouse,” Wednesday evenings during February. Jon Adams is to instruct the class, set for 6-9 p.m. Feb. 1, 8, 15 and ...