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A big thanks to our veterans

• Thumbs up to veterans, who were celebrated in various ways across the country — including here — this week. We are appreciative of your service to our country. • Thumbs up to the Seneca East “Tiger Pride” Band for the honor of performing at the New York City Veterans Day Parade ...

Congrats to the new elected officials

Thumbs up to those elected to office in Seneca County. A number of local seats and issues were on the ballots on Tuesday, and congrats to those who will be representing us. Thumbs up to Fostoria Police Department officers Jerome Arnold and Jennifer Muro, who were given Life Saving Awards this ...

Local teams compete for titles

Thumbs up to the Calvert volleyball team for advancing to the Division IV regional final at Elida today (Saturday). It’s been another great season for the Senecas, who face a 2018 state final rematch with New Bremen. Thumbs up to local runners competing in this weekend’s state cross ...

Time for Halloween

Thumbs up to this area doing a great job in offering many childrens’ Halloween festivities. The Tiffin Developmental Center’s parade and Hedges-Boyer Park’s Fall Fest kicked things off last weekend. There are plenty of other events in the coming days, including Tiffin’s trick-or-treat ...

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Finding hope from our local youth

Kids just aren’t the same these days. They don’t know how to work. They are selfish. Caught up in their devices. Unable to handle adversity. These things are often said about the next generation, and in my opinion, often said lazily about the next generation. Are youths different than ...

My day as an election worker

It was November 5th last year and with my 5 a.m. alarm clock, I awoke with excitement and anxiety for the long and important day ahead. My name is Jimmy Flint and I am the Public Relations Coordinator for the Seneca County Board of Commissioners. Due to a policy change in the county and a ...

Longing for a more tolerable political culture

You’re too liberal, they say, pointing to a syndicated column on one of our papers’ editorial pages. You’re too conservative, they say, pointing to a syndicated column on one of our papers’ editorial pages, perhaps on a different day. It’s hard to win the hearts and minds of ...

Keeping up with Calvert: Marinis monthly memo

Expecting excellence at all facets of education, I am very proud to update the Tiffin community on the progress and growth at Calvert Catholic Schools. Through the publicity and support of our area news and social media outlets, we have been busy sharing our good news. Catholic Schools Week ...

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Letters to the Editor

My Old Ugly I want to congratulate Amy Reinhart for the Awards she so rightly deserves. Tiffin is now starting to appear as the city of my youth — Except for my Old Ugly. Several years ago, a Mr. Pat Rose kept referring to our old and beautiful courthouse as Old Ugly, well that beautiful ...

Bouquets

Sponsors help celebrate life A fundraiser to benefit Tiffin Right to Life was Oct. 19, 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 ...

Letters to the Editor

Vote Baugher for Clinton Township Trustee I would like to take a moment to tell everyone about my father, Dennis Baugher, who is running for re-election of Clinton Township Trustee Tuesday. As my father is finishing up his 24th consecutive year as township trustee I came across a recent Ohio ...

Bouquets

Teresa Kessler Scholarship says thanks The Teresa Kessler Scholarship Big Cup Scramble held Sept. 8, at Fostoria Country Club was very successful. We thank the hospitality of Andy, Cheryl and all the crew at the course. Thank you to the 28 teams that participated with captains, Chuck Boyer, ...