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Letters to the Editor

Councilman corrects himself

I would like to apologize to the voters of the city of Tiffin for the inaccurate statement I made during the League of Women Voters candidate night Oct. 11. Your Social Security income, pension, interest, dividends and IRA or 401(k) disbursements are not taxable income in the city of Tiffin. ...

Vote for Kingseed

Dennis Kingseed has more than 38 years of extensive experience in operating his own business and has the knowledge and understanding needed in what it takes to be fiscally responsible and manage a budget. Dennis is a good listener and is always interested in the opinions and suggestions of ...

Vote for Osterwalder

With the upcoming election rapidly approaching, I would like to take this opportunity to urge the residents of the Hopewell-Loudon school district to cast their votes for Rick Osterwalder and elect him to serve as a member of the H-L board of education. I have had the privilege of knowing ...

Vote for Kingseed

Dennis Kingseed has shown in several ways he has the ability, desire and leadership skills to be the man we need for Clinton Township trustee. He is a person of the highest integrity and you can depend on his word. He is the one who can be counted on in time of crisis. During the last tornado ...

Vote for mental health and recovery levy

My family and I are proud to call Seneca County home. We cherish our community and feel its most valuable assets are the spirit of its residents and their willingness to help one another in times of need, whatever that may look like. There are families in our community that struggle with ...

Elect Kingseed

With elections for Clinton Township trustee fast approaching, I write in support of Dennis Kingseed. Dennis is an outstanding public servant. I have observed his dedication as he seeks what is best for Clinton Township. Dennis was instrumental in facilitating a grant for recycling for the ...

Wind turbines no big deal

Don’t understand what the big deal is about wind turbines. Why are they more of an eyesore than huge transformer stations, high-tension wires and huge cellphone towers? What else would be in all this flatness? Nothing, empty fields. I come from coal country in Pennsylvania. The foothills of ...

Vote for mental health and recovery levy

The Tiffin Police Department works closely with mental health services daily to increase the quality of life for people with mental illness as well as improved police responses to incidents involving persons in crisis. Over the years, we have increased our training in this area to be able to ...

Grateful for car show help

Sept. 16, the fifth annual Independent Car Show took place on Clay Street in front of the Seneca County Museum as a part of the Tiffin-Seneca County Heritage Festival festivities. The weather was perfect, the street was filled with vintage and unique autos and Jolly’s Root Beer truck was ...

Thanks for help with fundraiser

New Riegel volunteer firemen would like to thank everyone that assisted with the 2017 Reverse Raffle/Casino Night. Every year, residents and businesses from the New Riegel area community step forward to assist us with this amazing fundraiser. We also want to thank businesses from Seneca, ...

Approve the mental health and recovery levy

As the sheriff of Seneca County, I and my staff have witnessed the devastation that untreated mental illness can have in our community. Whether it be a road deputy, dispatcher, corrections officer or the jail nurses, we see the devastation and the impact on criminal behavior that is apparent ...

Oppose wind turbines

Natural beauty, peaceful, starry nights, breath-taking sunsets — all priceless and apparently not much appreciated these days, at least not by 300 landowners (some absentee) in Seneca County. If current setback laws are relaxed allowing wind-energy companies to develop their projects in ...

Make a simple change

If you are fortunate enough, worked hard all your life, come from a family that takes pride in their property and had property passed down, you received a very disturbing letter from your county auditor. According to the government, your property has gone up in value. Says who? The Ohio revised ...

Vote for Osterwalder

This letter is in support of Rick Osterwalder, who is running for the board of the Hopewell-Loudon School District. I know firsthand what a dedicated board member Rick was while I was serving as superintendent of that district. He made a great effort to be informed and always had the good of ...

Vote for Kingseed

To the voters of Clinton township: Let me first just say our trustees, past and present, all have done a unbelievable job in keeping everything as it should be. Our road crews go above and beyond the call of duty, in snow removal, road maintenance and everything else. To this, I might add ...

Elect Osterwalder

We are encouraging the Hopewell-Loudon school community to vote for Rick Osterwalder for school board. We’ve known him for many years and he always has demonstrated a very thorough knowledge of our school system, from academics to finances. Having no children or grandchildren presently ...

Endorsing Osterwalder

This is written endorsing Richard “Rick” Osterwalder for a seat on the Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education in this upcoming election. Rick was the H-L board president when I was hired as superintendent of the district in 1996. I found Rick to possess excellent leadership skills. He capably ...

Prepare a teen driver

Teens see their driver’s license as proof they’re grown up. The piece of plastic with their photo symbolizes greater independence and freedom. What they don’t realize is a license can expose them to danger. Parents should remind teens about the rules they need to follow to stay safe ...

Vote for Mental Health and Recovery levy

As a 32-year resident of Tiffin who was raised in Fostoria, I’m currently serving my second term as your state representative, representing the 88th Ohio House District. Through my work as a state representative, I have come to realize and understand the depth to which mental health and ...

Vote for mental health levy

I have been privileged to be a pastor in Seneca County for 13 years. I have witnessed many positive events and changes. Unfortunately, I also have witnessed the devastating effects of mental illness and substance abuse. These effects are not limited to the individuals suffering from these ...