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Thumbs up, Oct. 12

• Thumbs up to more fresh development in the Tiffin area. We applaud the creation of "131 Arcade" on South Washington, which announced Releve Barre Studio as its first business. Plans are in the works for a juice and smoothie bar and a modern, shared workspace in the building. We are excited ...

It’s a great time to be in Tiffin

Thumbs Up to Heidelberg University and its Patricia Adams Lecture Series, which brought in former First Lady Laura Bush and her daughter, Barbara Pierce Bush, this week for a lecture. Pat and John Adams have left a great legacy for Heidelberg, and it was neat to see speakers of this caliber ...

Fall is good in Seneca County

Thumbs up to the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, which continues to bring mental health to the forefront of community discussion by offering a series of events based around speaker and author Kevin Hines, who will speak at Tiffin University’s Marion Center Oct. 10. Thumbs up to the City of ...

Tiffin mourns the loss of great leaders

Thumbs down to last week, which was an awful one for the community, more specifically Tiffin City Council. On the heels of the word of council president Mark Hayes' death was news of the passing of First Ward Councilman Jim Roberts. Roberts was Seneca County's sheriff from 1970 to 1978 and ...

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Memory kits now available at the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library

The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library now has Memory Kits available to our patrons. Memory Kits are bags filled with activities for caregivers to do with seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The kits also include a book on dementia that caregivers may read to help gain insight on ...

Being resilient and giving grace

I'm a family-first guy. Aside from work, I plan my life around my family. I look forward to watching my kids participate in their activities, to involving us all in mundane tasks like cleaning and grocery shopping and dreaming of our next adventure together. I try to be all in on my kids ...

‘Educating’ myself on the area’s important institutions

It’s time for a potpourri column sharing a little bit of everything I’ve been able to see in the area over the past couple of weeks. I continue to be impressed by the variety of things Tiffin has going for it. • A highlight for me was my recent tour of National Machinery, whose name ...

Protecting small businesses from cyberattacks

All individuals and organizations are potential targets of cyberattacks. Small businesses have become especially susceptible to these attacks. In fact, they are the most common target, having been the victims of 43 % of cyberattacks in 2018. Criminals choose small businesses due to their lack ...

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#MeToo movement hits year 2

It has been just two years since the #MeToo movement came on the national stage. Its founder and others concerned about sexual assault and harassment worry that the issue has been sidetracked by candidates for president next year. #MeToo founder Tarana Burke is doing something about that. She ...

Letter: Focht asks for election support

My name is Rich Focht and I am asking for your support in my bid for re-election as your Fourth Ward City Council Member. My wife, Marcia, and I are fortunate to be lifelong residents of this community. We are also fortunate that two of our three children, and especially our grandchildren, call ...

Letter: Suicide prevention

With October being Suicide Prevention Month, I have some thoughts to pass along. I had a conversation with a therapist who treated patients with depression. He said he had patients have a thyroid panel done before starting treatment. Thyroid function plays a part in moods, energy and even ...

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 5

Citizens need to be in charge American Promise supports Common Cause and the League of Women Voters in calling for an end to dark money in Ohio. Dark money is being used to intimidate voters from exercising an Ohio constitutional right to sign petitions. Good-government groups believe ...