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Imagine America without red, blue states

As U.S. presidents born nearly a century ago, the late George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter each reached the age of 94. Observing Carter seated in the front row during Bush’s Wednesday funeral, we couldn’t help but reflect on how dramatically the nation’s political landscape has changed ...

Remember to give this holiday season

Time is short for those of us who have fallen behind on our Christmas shopping. As we cope with the struggles of everyday life while trying to find the perfect gifts for everyone on our lists, let us not neglect to take care of the one task that ought not to require any thought: ensuring Santa ...

Meyer’s decision sends a message

Urban Meyer is one of the most successful college football coaches in history. Yet, at only 54 years of age, he is retiring from his post at Ohio State University. Why? In revealing Meyer’s plan to retire after his team plays in the Rose Bowl, OSU officials gave no reason. There has been ...

Out state needs a Cyber Reserve

Threats to our security come in many forms, but among the least understood are those that occur in cyberspace. From our personal computers and smartphones all the way up to the server banks keeping hospitals running and those holding the secrets of the federal government, hackers can be as ...

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United Way: A local organization doing a world of good

At a time of year when many people are busy checking off holiday shopping lists, Tiffin-Seneca United Way is keenly focused on community members in need. The 2018 United Way campaign is underway, raising funding for local agencies that provide support to hundreds of Seneca County residents ...

County asks next governor for better partnership with state

Ohio’s counties serve as the primary agent of the state. Counties are responsible for conducting elections, securing justice and public safety, delivering vital human services, developing public infrastructure and generating economic development. That’s why it’s important for elected ...

Holiday favorite Fraser fir in short supply

I worry about Frances Shaw Fraser. Doesn’t make any sense, I know, since she died back in 1813, but still. Having married a 28-year-old Scotsman in 1778 with reasonable prospects as a cloth merchant operating a small shop in London’s Chelsea district, she had no cause to anticipate how a ...

Library offers varied adult reader resources

Would you like a recommendation for a book to read? Want to know the next book in a series? Are you looking for a way to keep track of what you read? For help with any of these questions, come visit Tiffin-Seneca Public Library’s new Reader Resources area. Our staff has compiled a ...

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Thanks for helping with Operation Elf

Last weekend, the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library hosted the eighth annual Operation Elf: A Community Christmas Party and we are happy to say that once again it was a huge success! Over 700 people had a great time making crafts, playing games, listening to holiday music, snacking on delicious ...

Give thanks to God

The holidays are upon us. Let us take time to count our many blessings, our beautiful farming community, the fertile soil and all its people. Let’s pray to God that we can keep it that way. It has been a bountiful harvest of grain. Let us give thanks to God. There are still some crops in ...

Wake up before it’s too late

We hear today of many things and songs that offend some people. We nee to love and forgive each other and show it by forgiving. Ephesians 4:32 “And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.” And, Romans 5:25 “Who ...

No Comparison

After reading Karin Brown’s letter, I was a little lost (11/30/18 our border compared to the plight of the Jews). These people come to our border, throw rocks at our border patrol and try to crash our border and we’re supposed to just let them in? Besides, we let this caravan in then the ...