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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 ...

Trump must help solve Kurdish problem

For several days, President Donald Trump was viewed as a traitor to the Kurdish people. Suddenly, he has been “rehabilitated.” On Wednesday, a Kurdish military commander in Syria thanked Trump for his “tireless efforts” in defense of the Kurds. So the relationship between our nation ...

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We’re trying to get better every day

It’s about six months into my time here as publisher of The Advertiser-Tribune. It’s been a whirlwind. I’ve gotten to meet some great people as I’ve striven to get a crash course on what makes this area tick. I’ve delivered papers, designed sections and worked in the mailroom ...

The social media ‘like’ culture has jumped the shark

This Millennial had to read it twice to avoid it going over my head. From my teen years on, I grew up in an online world, and have done my best to keep up with it while never abandoning the sensibility of things like a good cup of coffee and newspaper in hand. But here, in 2019, I recently ...

Coaching helps weave a lifelong constant

If you haven’t caught it yet from reading my column, I am a sports fan. I was a solid-C athlete growing up, but loved playing baseball, football and basketball. I collected sports cards voraciously, and with pen and paper, I created my own version of fantasy football and fantasy baseball ...

Faith and God pull toward relationships

April 4, 2018 seven people, in a strikingly bold action motivated by faith entered into the nuclear Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia. There in a symbolic nuclear disarmament action they spray-painted peace signs, strung yellow police tape, and poured symbolic blood from ...

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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, ...