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Memories of Joe Diffie: Thanks for the music

The story begins in the parking lot of a doctor’s office. My mother and I arrived for an afternoon appointment, one that we hoped would explain how awful I’d been feeling. It was the summer of 1993, and I was dealing with my first real case of health anxiety, though I didn’t know it ...

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 ...

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Getting through the COVID-19 nightmare

There is enough bad in the world. Enough scary things to keep us up at night. Enough challenges. We are all getting through the COVID-19 nightmare, and we are all in it together. As I wrote last week, darkness can bring out light, and we have seen this in our communities. I wanted this week ...

Keeping up with Calvert: Marinis monthly memo

I start this note with the realization we are blessed by many gifts. The educational entities of our community have done a remarkable job to continue the learning experience for our students. This is an unfamiliar journey; however, I believe that adversity creates opportunity for great growth ...

Finding the good in these trying times

As we all settle into this new, socially isolated routine, we are getting to a tough point in all of this. The luster of spending time at home, possibly working from the comforts of one’s couch, has worn off. While we all know we are doing the correct thing by isolating ourselves from one ...

Uniting our community

Who would have thought in the middle of a pandemic crisis that so much good could come of it? Over the past several weeks, we have witnessed some wonderful random acts of kindness, amazing compassion and thoughtfulness of people offering their time and talents to help others in need and ...

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Letters to the Editor

‘The Enemies Within’ Recently I watched the documentary entitled, “The Enemies Within”, by Trevor Loudon, released in 2016. This particular documentary profiles 20 U.S. Senators and 80 U.S. House of Representatives with ties to either the Communist Party USA, Muslim Brotherhood or ...

Letters to the Editor

We have been living with a pandemic Are any of you also as confused as I am about all the news stories of late regarding the Coronovirus and the pandemic that it’s causing? Does anyone else realize that although this virus is causing health issues, concerns and worries,it is not causing ...

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 ...