Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor

Approve Clyde-GS levy Residents of Clyde-Green Springs Exempted Village Schools can help the district maintain facilities and transportation without raising taxes May 2. Last approved by voters in November 2012, the 1.5-mill permanent improvement renewal levy will continue to provide about ...

Charity auction a success

On behalf of the Rotary Club of Tiffin and my fellow Tiffin Rotarians, I’d like to thank everyone involved with our 33rd annual Community Charity Auction. This year’s event was a huge success! Whether you made a donation personally or on behalf of your local business, helped out in any way ...

Thanks for your support

We wish to extend a sincere “thank you” to our local communities for supporting the annual Palm Sunday dinner and Easter egg hunt April 9 at the Seneca County Opportunity Center. We want to thank the staff, families, friends, organizations and clubs who volunteered to assist us in making ...

FISH grateful for gift

Special thanks to Tiffin Developmental Center employees who recently had a department challenge collecting the most peanut butter and jelly for FISH of Tiffin. Raffle fund proceeds will provide plenty of bread. The winners are those who benefit from the incredible generosity of workers ...

Dinner and an auction

“Willkommen” to the Museum and Gallery Alliance annual fundraiser. The event will take place 4-7 p.m. April 29 at First Lutheran Church on Melmore Street in Tiffin. Plenty of parking and handicapped accessible parking is available. This year, we are offering a popular German dinner and a ...

Extend earned income tax credit

At Tiffin-Seneca United Way, we stand up for many women and men who work hard at low-wage jobs yet can barely make ends meet. They find it nearly impossible to cover even essentials such as food, transportation to and from work, and electric bills. One way we help struggling workers in our ...

Vote to renew the levy

This community has always supported the Seneca County Opportunity Center and I’m asking community members to continue to do so. My daughter has special needs. She has been given every opportunity to be educated to the best of her abilities, been encouraged to socially interact with her ...

Recovery programs

“If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, that’s ours.” This is the wording on a card I received from a local Alcoholic Anonymous member a few weeks ago. She stopped at our office to discuss challenges that local AA groups are facing when dealing with people ...

From church to action

As we attempt to navigate smoothly through these difficult national and global times, it is helpful to hang onto some practical personal applications from the rituals of this past Holy Week. The heightened, intense rituals urged us each day to believe in and draw from the great inner power ...

Vote to renew the levy

We are writing in support of the Seneca County Opportunity Center renewal levy May 2. There are many things in life you don’t truly understand until you live it. Having a special needs child is one of them. When we were given the option nearly five years ago to send our son to school at ...

A cook and a gentleman

Mike Hahler’s letter about Nick Heil was certainly a breath of fresh air. My family moved here in 1950 when I was in the ninth grade. My brother and I, with a few other guys, walked from 261 Melmore Street to Tiffin Junior High (West). The snow always seemed deep and it was very cold. As we ...

Adoration was awesome

Regarding the Adoration of April 5 at St. Francis Nursing Home: The first time we went to Adoration, it was awesome. The definition of adoration is strong feelings of love and admiration. Adoration in a sentence means deep love and respect, worship, and it also means feeling of great admiration ...

SMYL appreciates support

The community has been incredibly generous in supporting Seneca Mentoring Youth Links, and we could not be more grateful. We know we live in a generous community and appreciate everyone’s support as we seek to mentor Seneca County youth to make better choices for a brighter future. Thank ...

Trump unfit to lead

What is going on with our country? The Republicans vote in a maniac who is causing chaos in our country and our fellow NATO countries. President Donald Trump is not presidential at all and not fit to direct this country! This guy has lied to the American people and is making unorthodox ...

Rumble strips save lives

Rumble strips’ purpose is to alert drivers when they are leaving their driving lane or approaching a stop sign or dangerous curve. The strips provide drivers with an audible warning and a physical vibration. On two-lane highways, rumble strips can also be placed on the centerline of the ...

Vote to renew levy

Dear voters of Seneca County, I’m writing to ask for your support of the renewal levy that will be on the ballot in May for the Seneca County Opportunity Center. It is a renewal and will not raise your taxes. Our son, Patrick, started here in the Help Me Grow program at 2 months of age. ...

Spring cleaning of medications

As many of us look at spring as a time to refresh and clean up the clutter and disorganization in our homes, I would like to bring attention to a very important task involving medications. I would like to share information I received from The Drug Free Action Alliance on the storing and ...

Author’s visit caps community read

The 2017 Community Read came to a close last week with a visit by Forrest Pritchard, the author of “Gaining Ground.” Pritchard visited with high school students and also gave a presentation that was open to the community. At each event, he did a question-and-answer session with the audience ...

School of Opportunity wraps up collection

The School of Opportunity is pleased to announce that our caps/lid collection program has been a huge success and we have reached our goal. At this time, we no longer will be accepting any donated caps or lids. We appreciate all the support that Seneca County residents and businesses have shown ...

Do not be deceived

I would like to respond to John Sendelbach’s letter dated Feb. 24. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. We Americans want to live as we wish, no matter how offensive it is to God and humanity, and then cry when God does not bless our recklessness. We live in the greatest nation in the world, a ...