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Free family activities Saturday at TU center

The annual Family Fest is to "Reach for the Stars" 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in Heminger Center at Tiffin University. More than 50 vendors are to be on hand to distribute information, offer activities and gifts, and take questions about their products and services. Co-chairman Denny Wilkinson ...

Speaker asks, ‘Is your cell phone ringing?’

Women Acclaiming Christ Together celebrated the 25th anniversary of its first women's conference Saturday at Camden Falls. The 2015 theme, "Refined as Silver," was chosen to correlate with the occasion, attended by 357 women.Barb Postema, a member of the Women ACT committee since its inception, ...

New Music Festival returns to Heidelberg

The 26th annual New Music Festival at Heidelberg University is to combine the talents of a young alumnus composer, a California composer who triples as a vocalist and conductor, and a trio grounded in classic repertoire for piano.The School of Music and Theatre is to host a series of concerts, ...

TAG art classes for April include spring break workshops

Tiffin Art Guild is taking registrations for art classes to meet in the TAG gallery, 178 S. Washington St., Tiffin.Advance registration is required by sending a check to TAG, P.O. Box 194, Tiffin, OH 44883 or by stopping at the gallery to sign up and make payment. Regular hours are noon-4 p.m. ...

Wright’s stuff

By Vicki JohnsonStaff Writervjohnson@advertiser-tribune.comWhether he's building a muzzleloader, ministering to prison inmates or helping to conserve natural resources as president of the local Izaak Walton chapter, Steve Wright can usually be found serving others.It was a chance TV program he ...

Tap on over to ‘42nd Street’

How about a musical with fresh faces, budding romance, dreams fulfilled, glittery costumes, favorite tunes - "We're in the Money," "Lullaby of Broadway" and "Shuffle Off to Buffalo" - and tap dancing? All of this is in store as Columbian High School presents "42nd Street" at 7:30 p.m. Friday ...

‘Annie Get Your Gun’ on target at Mohawk

Despite the concern about mass shootings and gun violence in recent years, Mohawk High School is to present a musical stage show that explores a time in the past when guns were a more common part of everyday life in America. Set in 1875 Cincinnati, "Annie Get Your Gun" is based on the story of ...

‘Guys and Dolls’ comes to St. Wendelin

FOSTORIA - Gamblers are adept at games of chance, but they also take risks in their personal lives as St. Wendelin High School stages "Guys and Dolls" this weekend in the school's South Gym. Performances are slated for 7 p.m. tonight through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. This musical is heavy on ...

Dragon’s Den Players present ‘The Wayside Motor Inn’

Adult audiences are invited to the Dragon's Den Players' production of "The Wayside Motor Inn," a funny and moving play by A.R. Gurney. Curtain time is 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in Tiffin University's Osceola Theatre in the Gillmor Student Center.Mary Grennen, associate ...

Rotarians offer ‘Service Above Self’ in Honduras

Jan. 24 through Feb. 1, while northern Ohio was enduring its typical wintry weather, two officers of Tiffin's Rotary Club were in San Pedro Sula, Honduras; however, their Central American trip was no vacation. They were part of a team of 11 Rotarians on a service mission. Keith Hodkinson and ...

Follow the signs

Trains, forts, the natural gas boom and the underground railroad are some of the highlights of historical markers detailing the history of Hancock County.A few months ago, Seneca and Wyandot historical markers were reviewed, so it's time to look into the rich histories of Seneca County's ...

Creative family

When the Tiffin Art Guild Gallery opens this afternoon, the public is to be able to view a collection of original art by the late Irene, Margaret and Virginia Hanson. TAG member Mary Anne Moore is curator for the exhibit, to be on display through March 28.Moore said the Hanson family came to ...

Book of man’s stories preserves family folklore

A year ago, Tiffin native Bill Wilhelm died at age 86. The 1945 Calvert graduate became a successful businessman in the Cleveland area and donated to charitable causes during his lifetime.Before he died, his wife, Dody, arranged for Bill to preserve his stories for his children and ...

Green alert

ADA - The multi-faceted and complex challenge of reducing the movement of dissolved phosphorus from farm fields to Lake Erie was a main topic of conversation Wednesday during the Conservation Tillage Conference.Researchers updated farmers, crop advisers and other agriculture professionals on ...

Way leads on to way … leads on to Seneca Habitat

Seneca Habitat for Humanity conducted its annual meeting Saturday at St. Joseph Activity Center with a potluck dinner and a presentation by its new director, Chris Lewis. He and his family came to Habitat after serving as directors of Camp Glen, south of Tiffin. Lewis spoke about the many ...

A living legacy

By Vicki JohnsonStaff Writervjohnson@advertiser-tribune.comSarah Rothhaar and Jeremy Moore have inherited a love for historical re-enacting from their parents, and now they're passing along that dedication to a new generation.The rural Bloomville couple spends almost every weekend spring, ...

Giving back, paying forward

June is months away, but plans for the 2015 Tiffin Music and Art Festival have begun. Festival founders Nathan Mullins and Chelsea Bickelhaupt have decided to direct proceeds from this year's event June 12-13 into a fund to create scholarships for students at Columbian and Calvert high ...

Regional artist to speak Saturday at Fostoria gallery

FOSTORIA - Wesley Memorial Gallery in Fostoria is the site of an exhibition by Bowling Green artist Emanual Enriquez. The 26 pieces include photos, paintings and a maquette sculpture, "Three Women." They are to be on display through March 31. In addition, the artist is to give a lecture in ...