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State decisions that hurt our counties

A few weeks ago, Ohio Department of Health released the drug overdose death statistics for 2016. As expected, the numbers increased yet again. But, I realized the numbers are different than what we collect at the local level. The difference was pretty considerable. In fact, it was a 40 ...

Please support Tiffin-Seneca United Way

Allen Eiry Center in Tiffin is a primary agency of United Way. Our mission is to create and promote community involvement for adults who are 50 years of age and older with programs/activities, travel opportunities and friendships which are socially, physically, culturally and intellectually ...

A barnful of memories

I appreciated The Advertiser-Tribune’s tab of old barns in the Sept. 16 issue. I’ve always loved barns. I grew up in them as a child, a teenager helping my parents, as a wife helping my husband and as a mother helping her son. As I look out of my front window here in my home this morning, ...

Shopping Local

That’s all you hear, “Shop Local”! “Local” means Tiffin to me. I’d like to know why. I’ve been in three local businesses in the last three months and I hope I don’t have to go back for a while. The businesses’ employees made me feel like I was a bother and a waste of their ...

Thanks to volunteers, donors, city

The 2017 Tiffin Cross Country Carnival was again another huge success. In our eighth year of managing the carnival, we would like to thank the following people, groups and donors for helping us make this meet a successful community event. We would like to thank the current and past cross ...

Thank a lineman for me

As a native of New Riegel who now lives in Florida, I am hoping to share just how incredibly grateful we are for all the lineworkers who came to our aid after Hurricane Irma — particularly those of you from Ohio. Summer in Florida consists of sweltering 90-degree heat, day and night. Having a ...

Many hands make Safety Week

This was our fifth year for Safety Week at Tiffin City Schools. Safety Week is for kindergarteners through third-grade students at Tiffin City Schools and Calvert Catholic Schools. It has been at the Lincoln Pre-K building all five years. We use two classrooms and the gym. This year, we taught ...

Thanks for helping a vet

Tiffin VFW Post 2858 would like to thank all the 73 businesses and individuals who generously donated items and money to our first annual Help A Vet Benefit, and the 397 supporters who purchased tickets for his benefit. Without your generosity, this benefit would not have been possible. There ...

Cherish and value all life

An article in the Sept. 9 issue of The A-T caught my eye. The headline read “Woman forgoes chemo to have sixth child.” The Michigan woman didn’t have chemotherapy for her brain tumor, in order to carry her unborn baby to a viable stage of pregnancy. The baby girl, named Life Lynn, was ...

Don’t focus on cost, focus on doing the right thing

Recently, there was a letter in this space questioning the logic of repeatedly giving Narcan to people who had overdosed. Our answer would be that every life is important and, as far as second chances, we would say the Bible gives us the answer, as when Jesus was asked about the number times ...

Appreciative of benefit

To VFW Post & Auxiliary 2858 and community, We never could express in words how appreciative our family is to everyone who came together to make the inaugural Help a Vet benefit successful. As you know, we were hesitant to hold the benefit in his honor because of LeRoy’s refusal to ...

Mosquito season is not over; don’t drop your guard

Summer is not over, so there is still much time to be spent in backyards, parks and campgrounds. With summer comes mosquitoes. Although most are just a nuisance and do not carry diseases that can cause illness in humans, it is always advisable to take preventive measures to protect yourself and ...

Let’s pull together

If anyone watched “Hand in Hand” on TV Tuesday evening, it was very heart-wrenching watching all those people in Texas, Florida and other southern states suffering the loss of everything they owned. As difficult as is was watching the adults, the worse part was seeing the faces of all the ...

A different perspective

With all due respect to Paul Pospisil, I would like to respond to his letter of Sept. 11, “Don’t spend tax money on overdose antidote.” Let me start by saying that, in all honesty, I cannot say I disagree with everything he had to say. As a matter of fact, it was not too many years ago ...

New house number signs available

Dear Hopewell Township residents, Hopewell Township recently finished assembling new blue house number signs. The numbers on the original signs, which were distributed years ago, have lost their reflectivity. Because the signs are used by our fire and EMS districts to identify locations in ...

Don’t spend tax money on overdose antidote

Every day, we continue to read our local and national news and continue to face the crises of activities happening in our society. A majority of the news we are faced with is dealing with reality and issues with our country. If the news isn’t about the dictatorship of Trumpism, then it’s ...

Patriot Day Salute DVD to debut Sept. 16

It has been nearly a year since the Patriot Day Salute took place in Tiffin, drawing thousands of people throughout not just Seneca County but northwest and central Ohio. Sept. 11, 2016, will be a day that will never be forgotten in Seneca County, as we celebrated our freedom in a special way ...

Let’s replace PC with common sense

Prejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument.” —Samuel Johnson If someone were to ask me to come up with just one sentence and very few words that would have a positive effect on some of the issues we deal with in our country, I would say, “Replace political ...

Thanks for help with celebration

The Tiffin and Fostoria Kiwanis Clubs hosted Junior Fair participants, parents and advisors Aug. 27 for the ninth annual Grade A Celebration. The Good Shepherd Home sponsored the picnic-style meal. The celebration honors members who have chosen at least one project and received an “A” ...

Don’t hide from Democrats

I just read Frank SanGregory’s letter about tolerance and communication. I was particularly interested in his “what if” on the subject of Democrat-Republican civil discourse. Here’s my “what if.” What if our Republican representatives would come and speak to all of their ...