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Find out about Venus and Serena Williams

Dear readers, Venus and Serena Williams have transformed the world of professional women’s tennis. Their powerful style of play, sense of fashion and strong determination have made them heroes and role models to millions. Among many other achievements, these sisters have won Grand Slams and ...

Home, garden tour in Upper to help maintain courthouse landscaping

UPPER SANDUSKY — The community of Upper Sandusky again is gathering to support the Wyandot County Courthouse property during the second annual home and garden tour next month. The 2018 Home and Garden Tour is to take place 1-6 p.m. July 8. The tour is to include six locations, including the ...

Lifestyle briefs, June 19

Cardinal Chorale to present free concert tonight FOSTORIA — The Cardinal Chorale is to host a free concert at 7:30 p.m. today at St. Wendelin Parish. The group is composed of students from all over Ohio. Fostoria hospital to host linen sale Wednesday FOSTORIA – ProMedica Fostoria ...

Habitat for Humanity to celebrate 50th home with tour

Seneca Habitat for Humanity is to host its first home tour this month, celebrating its 50th home since 1986. The Summer Home Tour is to take place 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 24. The tour was created to view more contemporary homes within the area and as a fundraising event for Seneca Habitat ...

Yoga Chuck has classes for diverse groups

Celebrating its recent grand opening, Yoga Chuck’s Health and Wellness Studio of Tiffin brings diverse yoga classes to all age groups, especially the Geri-Fit strength training class for older adults. Chuck Burmeister, owner of the new fitness studio, said he always had wanted his own space. ...

Lifestyle briefs, May 22

St. Francis Senior Ministries honors 20 employees St. Francis Senior Ministries recently recognized 20 employees for their years of service. Employees recognized were Barb Vogel and Barb Williams, 25 years; Annette Krintzline and Anita Boyd, 20 years; Al Reinhart, Deb Gracemyer and Janice ...

Blue Week: What’s new that’s blue is focus at Oak Openings this week

The Oak Openings Green Ribbon Initiative is celebrating the rare oak openings habitat during Blue Week today through next Sunday with more than 20 free family events, indoor and outdoor activities, workshops, lectures and tours across northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. “Most people ...

CEO of Ohio Association of Community Colleges to speak to Terra grads

FREMONT – The president and CEO of the Ohio Association of Community Colleges is to speak to the class of 2018 Friday during Terra State Community College’s commencement ceremonies. Jack Hershey represents the presidents and trustees of Ohio’s 23 community colleges. He came to the OACC ...

Lifestyle briefs, May 8

Singer, pianist to perform at ‘Music in the Parlor’ FREMONT — A professional singer and pianist is to perform music from the 1890s and early 1900s during Music in the Parlor 4-5 p.m. May 20 in the historic Hayes Home. Tickets cost $12 and can be reserved by calling (419) 332-2081, ...

Third-graders design, build coops for chicks (with help from Sentinel)

Four third-grade classes have worked together as part of a challenge to make the best chicken coop at Krout 2-3 Elementary School. Third-grade teacher Jennifer Gressman is one of four teachers who have had been hatching eggs from incubators at the start of April. Krout has collaborated with ...

Lifestyle briefs, May 1

Benefit for local woman with cancer A benefit for Maria Hyden is to take place 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Tiffin Eagles. Hyden has been diagnosed with stage three breast cancer and the benefit is to help assist with medical and other expenses. The spaghetti dinner costs $10. There is also going ...

Back with a Vengeance

SANDUSKY — What kind of roller coaster features a maze of wooden beams, a hill 205 feet high and a 74-mph ride on 5,740 feet of steel track? That would be Steel Vengeance, a thrill ride resurrected from the carcass of Cedar Point’s Mean Streak. Tony Clark, director of communications at ...

What riders had to say

Members of American Coaster Enthusiasts showed up early Wednesday to be among the first passengers on Steel Vengeance. All had high marks for the revamped coaster. • Michael Roberts, of Cuyahoga Falls, said he arrived at 5 a.m. and had made five rides Wednesday, with intentions of going ...

Program offers cribs and more for infants

Families are being reminded about the Seneca County General Health District’s Cribs for Kids program, offering parents a safe sleep environment for their babies. “This is a great program if parents don’t have a safe sleep environment,” Kate Ardner, a nurse with the Seneca County ...

Lifestyle Briefs, April 24

TCS board to meet today at middle school The Tiffin City Board of Education is to meet at 7 p.m. today at Tiffin Middle School, 103 Shepherd Drive. Hospital foundation to host dinner, program on prostate cancer awareness The Mercy Health Foundation – Tiffin, together with the ...