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Why was inspection suggested, delayed?

In August, the Federal Aviation Administration proposed making ultrasonic inspections of the fan blades in Boeing 737 aircraft engines mandatory. The agency never issued a final decision, however. The engine’s manufacturer had recommended such inspections be conducted within a ...

Rescuer’s wife also is brave

Imagine: You are traveling on an airliner. With you are your husband, his parents and your two small children. Without warning, disaster strikes. You nod at your spouse — knowing he has asked silently for your permission to risk making you a widow. It happened Tuesday in the sky near ...

Barbara Bush will be missed

Barbara Bush was more than a beloved first lady to many Americans. In some ways, she felt like the first grandmother. Bush died this week at age 92, after instructing her doctors to stop treatment that might have prolonged her life. It was typical of a woman who, while in the White House, ...

Opioid advisory is long overdue

The U.S. surgeon general has done something that has not been done in 13 years. Dr. Jerome Adams issued an advisory. The last one was about the dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Adams’ new advisory concerns the opioid abuse epidemic sweeping the nation. Too many Americans are ...

Local Columns | VIEW ALL

Thank the frontline workers in addiction crisis

Data released by the Ohio Department of Health on the opioid epidemic in 2016 are daunting, and facing this crisis has led many to despair. The Ohio House, though, has worked to combat the opioid epidemic through enhanced treatment and prevention methods, revamping prescription drug laws and ...

Volunteer Link

Autumnwood Autumnwood is looking for individuals willing to volunteer an hour of their time twice a week to assist resident with playing bingo. Games are played 1:30-2:30 p.m. every Monday and Saturday. Interested individuals should contact Mary Lee Creeger at (419) 447-7151 or by email at ...

Library card opens new world for kindergarteners

Looking back to my childhood, some of my earliest (and fondest) memories include visits to the library. In fact, it was during the summer reading program that I developed a passion for reading. I’ll never forget how proud I was when I was able to read a story all by myself. As a child, ...

Working in Senate to protect internet neutrality

High-speed internet is an absolute necessity, and the free flow of information is vital to our everyday lives. It impacts the way we live, work, study and enjoy our free time. But right now, net neutrality rules that help ensure we have a free and open internet are under attack. The Federal ...

Letters to the Editor | VIEW ALL

Pride and progress

I believe that the majority of those reading this have pride in the city of Tiffin and wish to see progress continue; that is why I support the city of Tiffin’s quarter-percent of 1 percent tax increase. The city of Tiffin has not had a tax increase in the past 34 years. Compare this to the ...

Don’t fall for a scam

Hello, I am a resident here in Tiffin and April 7, I got scammed for $1,500. It all was done through Amazon, iTunes and Western Union by two people; one was working with the other like a tag team. They showed me this amount of money, like $100,000; just pay some fees and then you are rich. I ...

Not in my backyard

I have a question. Regarding the April 13 A-T article titled “Officials Back Wind Turbine Bill,” the officials noted in the article who are on record of supporting the proposed Republic and Seneca Wind farm projects included State Rep. Bill Reineke, County Commissioner Holly Stacy, County ...

Renew the TCS levy

First and foremost, we would like to start by thanking the Tiffin community for the continued support of Tiffin City Schools. Our community has supported this particular renewal levy since 2004, which provides 6 percent of our general funding and allows us to maintain our current level of ...