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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 ...

Thaw out at flute concert

BELLEVUE - Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Bellevue is to host a performance of the High Frequency Flute Quartet as part of its regular concert series at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church, 231 E. Center St. An offering is to be taken.High Frequency is an ensemble comprised of members of the ...

Walk away your winter blues

Recent below-zero temperatures have lots of people itching to get outside for some fresh air and exercise. Winter hiking can be a great way to burn some extra calories, create lots of energy or simply enjoy some sunshine outdoors.It's probably a good idea to wait until the temperature is at ...

Group lets hair down to raise autism awareness

A student organization on Heidelberg University's campus works to raise awareness of autism with one large event per semester. This semester, the group is to host an event to donate locks of hair.RyRy's Autism Avengers is a student organization that works to raise awareness of autism and raise ...

Burning Snowman 2015 ‘snowballs’ into citywide event

PORT CLINTON - The Burning Snowman music festival has "snowballed" into a citywide event for 2015. The core event is set for noon-10 p.m. Feb. 28 at Lagoon Saloon on Nugent's Canal in Port Clinton, but activities are planned at other venues, as well. Festivities are to begin Feb. 27 with Last ...

WSOS to support wrap-around services, provide entrepreneurial training

WSOS Board of Directors met Feb. 10, approving a proposal to provide wrap-around services to 25 eligible Sandusky County families with children and youth. The agreement with Sandusky County Family and Children First Council in the amount of $40,000 is to provide services from July 1 through ...

Carcinoid tumors may be on the rise

Dear Dr. Roach: My father suffers from carcinoid syndrome, and I was wondering if it is hereditary. For many years now, I have gotten a strange, numb feeling in my mid-abdomen region that comes and goes. At other times I have a mild, dull pain in the same area. I also have been experiencing a ...

Feel free to ask dentist ‘why’?

Dear Annie: Can you tell me whether this is a scam? Dentists are now telling seniors that their old fillings need to be replaced. My dentist told me this, and I've never had a bit of trouble with my fillings or teeth.I said I won't replace them until they bother me. I was also told I need ...

Road trip!

Sisters Hannah Tucker of Tiffin and Jessica Daniels of Dover fulfilled a childhood dream last summer when they visited the courthouses in all of Ohio's 88 counties.And they did it in seven days, driving almost 2,800 miles."We guessed we could have driven to the Grand Canyon in the amount of ...

American Girls offer glimpse into history

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library's junior department will be hosting an American Girl Tea Party 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Girls 6 years and older, who have registered, are invited to attend this party with their favorite doll and a special adult.Participants will learn about American Girl doll ...

Yoga, for all seasons, all reasons

Yoga is described by Sister Paulette Schroeder as "an hour in which you honor your whole being."And Gemma Marschke sums it up this way: "In a nutshell, on a physical level, yoga helps me maintain my health and helps me address my aches and pains without having to rely on medication. On a more ...

Taking care of business in New Riegel

In its 50th year of business, Paul's Market in New Riegel has new owners and a new name. The new Perry Street Market officially changed hands Dec. 1.The store at 11 N. Perry St. is staying in the New Riegel "family," as Larry and Mary Mathias, both New Riegel natives, purchased the business ...

Reporting for Duty

During his first few months as Seneca County's new wildlife officer, Austin Dickinson said he has been completing training and getting to know people."It's been a great experience so far," Dickinson said. "It's something that I think falls in line with what I like to do."Seneca County is a very ...