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Letters to the Editor

Thanks is not enough

The following volunteers took part in this year's spring plantings and maintaining of the city entrance signage, city parks and the downtown landscape flower containers for the city of Tiffin. They have spent countless hours of their own time to make sure this city looks fantastic, and showing ...

Sponsors, volunteers made Oktoberfest a success

While we already are preparing for our 10th anniversary of the Oktoberfest next year, the Friends of Seneca County Park District would like to express our sincere gratitude to the following businesses and individuals who made the ninth annual Oktoberfest at Garlo Nature Preserve in Bloomville ...

It’s time to pause, reflect

As we are all very much aware, there has been a lot of violence in our cities these last few years. This is happening not only in the cities such as Chicago and Detroit, but in areas close to us - in our own back yard, so to speak.Some were killings for no apparent reason. We cannot deny this ...

Elect Cline

Tiffin is in need of leaders who are forward-thinking and encourage economic development. That is why I encourage the voters of Tiffin to elect Rich Cline to Tiffin City Council president.In the past five years, Rich Cline has been a leader on Council in regards to economic development. Rich ...

Give to United Way

I have seen firsthand as a Community Hospice Care volunteer and the spouse of the executive director of Community Hospice Care how Tiffin-Seneca United Way helps many patients in so many ways. I have been actively involved with hospice for more than 23 years. Tiffin Seneca United Way has ...

Consider giving for a brighter future

I have been executive director of Community Hospice Care for over 23 years. In these 23 years, I have seen first hand how the Tiffin-Seneca United Way works and how it makes a difference in so many lives - it literally has aided dozens of Community Hospice Care patients over the years. Our ...

Cline can make tough decisions

When Rich Cline took office in 2008, it was at the start of the worst financial environment our country had seen since the Great Depression. City income tax revenue was down 10 percent. Unfortunately, as a result of this, some difficult decisions had to be made.I bring this up because the ...

Smartphone overload — good or bad?

Do you have a smartphone? How about your children? According to the Pew Research Center, regardless of family income, more than one in three U.S. teens carried a smartphone in 2012. Among youth who have smartphones, rarely are they seen without it.Cell phones are teens' No. 1 means of ...

Lost dog shot, dies

This letter is dedicated to all those who unjustly lost a beloved companion.Tiffin's Hedges-Boyer Park: a place for children to play and for pets to be walked. But how safe is this area?Not even a cornfield away is a man firing guns at free range, legally. My best friend, Mya, who happened to ...

Thank you, Don Coletta

Several weeks ago, Don Coletta, superintendent of Tiffin City Schools, announced he was retiring at the end of December. Speaking for many, many people, I say thank you and congratulations! Mr. Coletta has provided exemplary leadership for Tiffin City Schools, and has done it with great ...

Thanks to all who made Oktoberfest a success

The 2013 Oktoberfest at the Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve is in the books. It was a small miracle that the weather cooperated and allowed us all to enjoy a wonderful day. Thank you for your "sunshine" prayers.We would like to thank all of our loyal and generous sponsors who came through again ...

Appreciation of signs

For all members of the Tiffin T-Square Dance Club, we wish to thank those businesses in Tiffin who helped display street signs advertising square dance lessons this fall. They were Rural King, Old Fort Bank, PNC, Tiffin Deluxe Services, Pizza Hut, Fast Cash, Rite Aid and Tiffin Community YMCA ...

Support was a blessing

St. Francis Home would like to thank the following business supporters of the annual pet blessing on Oct. 5: Animal Care Center of Tiffin, Edenwood Vet Clinic, Animal Hospital of Tiffin, McClung's Animal Hospital, Big Boy Restaurant, Denny's Restaurant, Burger King, Taco Bell, Wendy's, ...

Thanks for help with Safety week

On behalf of the students of Tiffin City Schools, we would like to thank the people who made our Safety Week project in September a success. The planning committee comprised of TCS administrators, the Tiffin Police Department and the Tiffin Fire Department developed a plan for implementation. ...

HEY!

Have you hugged Grandma and Grandpa today? Have you hugged anyone today? Do it now!Clyde King,Tiffin

Delay and change

British Lord Acton is quoted as saying: "Power tends to corrupt. Absolute power corrupts absolutely."In early 2010, when the president introduced his plan for government-controlled health care, a plan that would usurp one-sixth of our national economy, President Barack Obama and his Democratic ...

Fight bullying with respect

Discussions and arguments abound about bullying. Is it just a part of growing up - or is it an abusive behavior that has serious consequences for those involved?Some students who are targeted by bullies report low self-esteem, depression, living in fear, poor academic achievement and emotional ...

Headstones would be wise use of funds

In the Wednesday, Sept. 25 article titled "Board learns about county debt" Commissioner Fred Zoeller asks for $12,500 to pay for a "study" that is being conducted for SR 53 and the board approves, but the board won't approve $400 more to complete the cemetery project that has been done by Boy ...

Remove dirty fuels from multiple-choice answers

Sen. Rob Portman promotes his bill, The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness, in The Advertiser-Tribune of Sept. 25. I like much of what he says, but I hope the Senate will remove the flies from this ointment. One fly is his favoring "all the above" sources of energy, which includes ...

Say ‘no’ to Agenda 21

Sandusky County's Comprehensive Plan sounds OK at first glance, but a more thorough reading clearly shows this plan is straight out of the UN Agenda 21 master plan for every community in the USA as well as the world. When we accept grants from the EPA, HUD and other sources, this is your ...