Letters to the Editor

A call for cooler air in schools

Good afternoon, My name is Shayna Schwartz and I am presently a junior at Columbian High School. I am writing this letter to discuss implementing air conditioning throughout the high school. Through extensive research and listening to other students, I believe it is important for the school to ...

Ponder gay adoption

LGBT adoption is the adoption of children by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Every day, more and more LGBTQ people are adopting children who need a good and loving home. Too many LGBTQ youth come out to family members only to face rejection, hatred and violence or are forced out ...

Drug testing, monitoring would fight abuse

Hello, my name is Andrew Schalk and I am writing to you about the growing heroin and other drug epidemic within our very own community. Mostly, the drug use within our college system is what worries our little community the most, because college students are so young and have so much ahead of ...

Please, Ohio lawmakers, don’t meddle (again) with the Public Library Fund! Following the fall of Ohio’s public libraries’ state funds after the recession of 2008, libraries slowly have crawled back up during the last almost 10 years to a much better place. The current Public Library Fund ...

Record setting

Tiffin is awesome! Talk about blessing my socks off.  There was not enough time to weigh, count check expiration dates, sort and stock all that came in Saturday at the U.S. Postal Service Food Drive. You may have seen the picture in the paper of the space it took to unload all of the ...

A strike against cancer

We wanted to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors, teams and community members for making our eighth annual Strike Out Cancer benefit games a huge success. This year, Columbian High School baseball and softball programs partnered with Van Buren baseball and Seneca East softball to play ...

Thanks for donation

The board of the Big Sticks Baseball Club, on behalf of all players, coaches and parents, would like extend our sincere appreciation to The Bo Reid Athletic Memorial Fund of The Tiffin Community Foundation. Their generous donation of $2,000 has allowed the club to purchase a portable turf ...

Sale supports RTL

Tiffin Right to Life sincerely thanks everyone involved for our successful May 6 geranium sale. A tremendous “thank you” is extended to the workers and staff of Wagner Flower Shop and Greenhouse. They not only supplied their location for our sale, but cheerfully kept the wagon stocked with ...

Alliance appreciative

Once again, the Tiffin Museums and Galleries Alliance wishes to thank each and everyone who helped to make our German Dinner April 29 at First Lutheran Church, a success. This is the third year for our benefit dinner to raise funds for the following members: American Civil War Museum of Ohio, ...

Frustrated with politicians

We just received a letter asking for money for the Republican Party, wondering if we had abandoned the Republican Party ... had we given up? Our answer is that we believe both parties have abandoned us and all middle-class Americans. The middle class across America only hears from either party ...

Protect letter carriers

In April, the U.S. Postal Service promoted National Dog Bite Prevention Week. I am writing to ask our customers to extend their efforts and help make this “National Dog Bite Prevention Year.” Pet owners’ efforts are critical when you consider the number of Postal Service employees ...

Protect letter carriers

In April, the U.S. Postal Service promoted National Dog Bite Prevention Week. I am writing to ask our customers to extend their efforts and help make this “National Dog Bite Prevention Year.” Pet owners’ efforts are critical when you consider the number of Postal Service employees ...

Appreciate teachers

Teacher Appreciation Week gives us this opportunity to express our sincere thanks to all teachers everywhere, but especially to those who teach, and those who taught in the past, in Tiffin City Schools. Our children both went through the TCS in the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s, and we have three ...

Students worked hard

May 3, a thundering mob descended on Eden Township. Things got cut, painted, dug-up, moved, beat-on, chopped, sprayed and scraped. Eden Township was not amused. We were ecstatic. Seven young men helped paint, set benches, stick and stack wood planks in the morning. Then, on second shift, 30 ...

Letters to the editor

Opiate resolution Thursday, members of the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties unanimously passed a resolution in response to the Ohio’s opiate epidemic. Whereas, the members of the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky ...

The cat is back

Emi, my cat who was lost, is home because so many people cared. The first day she was home, she walked around the house meowing softly, telling me how glad she was to be home and about her adventure. Emi was a birthday/Mother’s Day gift from my son Brian four years ago. She helped my through ...

Fish fries bring funds, experience

Sentinel Career and Technology Center Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management and Electrical Trades programs would like to thank all who enjoyed this season’s Friday night fish fries. The level of community and industry support this year was tremendous. We were able to serve more than ...

Thanks for caring

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved with the various fund raising benefits in support of our family held over the past few months. Our hearts are full of gratitude for all of the time, hard work and donations from local businesses, family members, friends, and ...

Sale supports rescue center

Thank you to Tractor Supply Co. of Tiffin for once again hosting our bake sale to raise money for the Horse and Pony Rescue Center in Wyandot County. It takes care of about 50 horses, ponies and other farm-type pets on a daily basis. The farm also works with Hope Clinic, an animal shelter ...

Low rating saves money

May 2, the Bascom Joint Fire District will ask voters in Hopewell and Loudon townships for an affirmative vote to provide funding for a new main fire station and an investment in the community’s future. The mission of the Bascom Joint Fire District is to save lives, property and the ...