Letters to the Editor

Keep it local

I want to thank the editorial staff for the timely reminder to shop locally this Christmas season. I, like so many other busy people, often rank expedience over other priorities, and end up shopping online throughout the year for things that I could purchase locally. Our community ...

Maintain enthusiasm

The midterm elections in our district generated enthusiasm and participation among many citizens. Many of these citizens supported campaigns with a message like Rachel Crooks’ to have issue based discussions among candidates rather than dark money attacks. We do not want the civic ...

Koch brothers back anti-wind efforts

I’ve run across a website, checksandblancesproject.org, with some rather interesting information related to the wind turbine controversy. Among its many investigations, it reports on the curios connection between Charles and David Koch and the anti-wind turbine movement. As most of you ...

What the study omitted

I offer the following comments as a rebuttal to the editorials submitted by Gordon Gray of sPower and Mitchell Redd of San Juan County Utah as well as the most recent sPower public relations ad in the Nov. 18 A-T. The people of Seneca County are not so naive to believe that 74 percent of the ...

Sponsors help ‘Celebrate Life’

A fundraiser to benefit Tiffin Right to Life was on Nov. 2 at The Chandelier in Tiffin. Tiffin Right to Life wishes to extend our most sincere thanks to our sponsors for this year’s “Celebrate Life” event. We gratefully acknowledge the advance financial gifts from our Orchid-level ...

Golf outing successful

The family and friends of Kyle Tanner would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped to make the sixth annual Kyle Tanner Memorial Golf Outing Sept. 16 the most successful outing yet. Thank you to the 57 teams of golfers who participated in our outing, the donations of door ...

Replies to questions

I write to thank Jim Dillingham of Republic for his letter in response to my column published in the Nov. 9 issue of The Advertiser-Tribune. Mr. Dillingham asked five questions of me, which I am happy to respond to here. 1. Seneca Wind will be connected to the same electric grid as the ...

Continuing the Journey of Hope

Each year, during the Fall season the Tiffin-Seneca United Way kicks off their Annual Charitable Campaign. Members of the campaign work together to create a campaign theme and monetary goal for the 21 primary and associate agencies the Tiffin-Seneca United Way supports. The money raised ...

Back in her arms

A few days ago, I was deeply saddened to learn a friend had passed. Today, I then had the heart-wrenching chore of reading his obituary. I will always remember that call I made to him when he lost his everything, Katie. I truly know how deep his loss was because, you see, I have a “Katie,” ...

Move tree downtown

I was checking the listing of activities happening downtown and I noticed the Christmas tree lighting still is going to be at the park on the corner of Riverside Drive and Washington streets. My question is, Why? We have a beautiful, tall, full tree on Courthouse Square which would be ...

Location is the key

Hello. My letter is in regards to our ongoing Seneca County issue with turbines. Over the past six months, I have attended several public meetings to gather research and listen. I have yet to see the sPower Director Gordon Gray or associates at a meeting. Have seen their misleading ads in The ...

Let’s choose solar

On one side of the Seneca Wind project issue we have the schools and some landowners who will receive money, we have 10 or so permanent jobs and we have sPower hoping to make money in Seneca County. Most of these people will not suffer any negative consequences or have chosen money as ...

First, do no harm

We live in Eden Township, about a quarter mile from one proposed industrial wind turbine and another half mile from two proposed others. Eden Township is a zoned township. The objective, purpose and nature of zoning is to promote the health, safety and general welfare of a community; to ...

Thanks for help with giveaway

The Knights of Columbus Tiffin Council 608 and New Riegel Council 10749 would like to thank Catherine and John Gase from FISH for all their help, and the West Ohio Food Bank for two large trucks loaded with over 22,000 pounds of food, and Tony Paulus, Kevin Maiberger and Tom Maiberger from TPC ...

Thanks for supporting community foundation

Thanks to everyone who supported The Tiffin Community Foundation this week! Thank you for the beautiful flower arrangements, treats and contributions to your favorite funds! We sincerely appreciate your kind words and the opportunity to tell our story and the stories of our donors. We are so ...

Thank you for help with regional cross country

Just want to say “thank you” to everyone for all your help with the regional cross country meet: Larry Kisebeth, Greg Devor, Patty Davis and the gang who did tickets, security; Joe Yoder and the Heidelberg track team; Judy and Steve Steinmetz, packets/results/hospitality room; Marcia Stahl ...

Community support, community building

Nov. 8, Tiffin-Seneca Public Library welcomed Sam Quinones, author of “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” as our 2018 Foundation Speaker. This visit by was made possible by the Tiffin-Seneca Library Foundation. We also would like to thank Tiffin University for the use ...

Help with Vintage Circus appreciated

On behalf of Calvert Catholic Schools Autumn Auction Committee, I would like to thank the many local and area businesses and individuals who contributed to the grand success of the Oct. 27 Vintage Circus event. The Tiffin community, and Calvert’s families, alumni and friends continue to bless ...

Grateful for gift to Project Lifesaver

Seneca County (Ohio) Project Lifesaver is thankful for a donation of $1,500 from sPower Development Co. LLC. sPower is a leading developer of clean energy projects around the United States, including the Seneca Wind project. The donation will help Project Lifesaver aid qualifying residents of ...

Local election civil

I would like to take this time to thank all the resident of Seneca County I have had the chance to meet and speak with. I have been treated honestly and fairly by every group that has invited me to speak. I can today say with conviction, that although there has been nastiness and name calling ...