Letters to the Editor

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 ...

No life dispensable

“I could never put my arms around my 6 -year-old and promise him that I could protect him.” I listened to Mr. Steppenock’s poignant words on NPR this morning as he related how the massacre in the Pittsburgh Jewish synagogue affected his son. Now, his son actually saw on TV, actually ...

Good experience with sPower

I understand that sPower is developing a wind project in Seneca County. I have worked closely with sPower as a landowner in sPower’s Latigo Wind Project in Utah, and would like to share my experiences. I have been sincerely impressed with each phase of the project and the people ...

Unwaivering in belief

Gordon Gray, you are right about one thing — the residents of Seneca County are smart, engaging and passionate ... as you said in your recent column in The Advertiser-Tribune. You also said you will not “waiver in your belief that wind energy development is essential for the future of our ...

Follow-up questions

Gordon Gray, your recent guest columnist post titled “sPower director stresses benefits of wind energy” stated “perhaps most importantly, we know that we need to keep listening. We need to hear all of your questions and concerns, take them seriously and address them honestly.” So, Mr. ...

Misconceptions

As residents of Eden Township who are either in or very near the foot print of the proposed Seneca Wind project, we are once again writing to help inform and educate the public on misconceptions with this proposed industrial wind project. We would like to share our perspectives as concerned ...

Illegal immigration

One political party wants to have open borders and also insists on $15-an-hour minimum wages, free health care for those coming over the border illegally, and a host of other benefits that legal citizens are guaranteed. They also insist that all U.S.-born infants have absolute right to ...

Could you become a philanthropist?

National Philanthropy Day is observed annually Nov. 15. A philanthropist is a person who donates time, money, experience, skills or talent to help create a better world. Anyone can be a philanthropist, regardless of status or net worth. There are instances of philanthropy that can overlap ...

Learn more about Fatima, rosary

People have the attitude that there is no need to put forth hardly any effort for salvation, as if everyone will be saved, or worse, they call “evil” good, like abortion and gay marriage. Or are people forgetting the words right from the mouth of the only true authority in all of creation, ...

Take a look at land-use plan

In order to promote positive economic growth countywide, there should be a cooperative understanding between all agencies, citizens and public officials so all parties can be involved in new industry proposals. Economic development must be considered within a land-use framework in order to ...

Rescind the AEZ

First off, I’d like to ask everyone to join me in thanking and congratulating Commissioner Mike Kerschner on his huge victory Tuesday night, where Seneca County showed that no matter how much dirty money the outside big wind lobby spends, we, the people of Seneca County make the decisions ...

United We Stand, United We Move

Thanks to you, it works for all of us, The United Way. More than 30 years ago, that statement had a profound effect on me. It still affects me today. I wanted to make sure my financial contributions to society were being used to help those locally, local folks who needed help. Over the years, ...

Walk succeeds

The Alzheimer’s Association of Northwest Ohio would like to thank all of the participants, sponsors, donors and planning committee of the 2018 Tiffin Regional Walk to End Alzheimer’s. They are who made our 20th anniversary walk a success! A special thank you to Edward Jones, the 2018 ...

Thanks for trip

Last week, library patrons and community members traveled to the Toledo Museum of Art for the Pen to Palette program. They went on a docent-led tour focused on the book “The Painted Girls” by Cathy Marie Buchanan, a historical novel inspired by the real-life model for Edgar Degas’ ...

Thanks for help

I would like to thank, first, my House Committee members, Joe and Theresa Feasel and Kathy Renninger, for all their help in organizing our second annual Leroy Coleman Help a Vet Benefit. The recipient of this benefit this year is Darrell Stump, a Korean War veteran who is encountering many ...

Treat caravan members with compassion

We, the Sisters of St. Francis and Associates of Tiffin, Ohio, recognize the right of every person to live in safety with access to the basic necessities of life. We are watching with growing concern as thousands of persons from Central American countries are making their way through Mexico ...

Does money talk?

There is a flow chart that shows the progressive steps taken before the Ohio Power Siting Board for approvals or disapproval of the wind farms in Seneca County and surrounding counties. We have gone through the steps we needed to by letting the Siting Board know how we feel. If you write to or ...

Firemen grateful

The New Riegel Volunteer Firemen would like to thank everyone who assisted with the annual reverse raffle and dinner. Many businesses offered outstanding donations and those are greatly appreciated. Thanks also to thousands of people who purchased raffle tickets. There also were many folks who ...

Family says thanks

The Darrell F. Stump family would like to thank the men and women of Tiffin VFW No. 2858 for sponsoring the Oct. 27 benefit honoring Army veteran Darrell F. Stump, and thank the following individuals and businesses for their donations: the Coleman family, Ewalds, VFW No. 2858, Beerco, Lee’s ...