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On Veteran’s Day, November 11, TU will officially open a Veteran & Military Resource Center—a building dedicated to assist and support students and the community in successful navigation from military to academic life. A ribbon cutting will take place at 12:00 p.m., following TU’s traditional Veteran’s Day Service which begins at 11:00 a.m. in Chisholm

Following the success of the first in a series of “Behind the Façade” walking tours in downtown Tiffin, the Tiffin Historic Trust is offering an encore presentation on Sunday, November 1, at 2:00 p.m. The tour will include remarks by Amy Reinhart, Downtown Development Coordinator, about the city’s façade improvement program, and tours of the

The 7th Annual JAZZin’ Tiffin festival will take place September 10-12, in Tiffin, Ohio and begins at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 10 with the first ever official Warm-Up Party at the historic Pioneer Mill Restaurant. On Friday, September 11, local university students will get to interact on-on-one with headliner and jazz superstar Chris Standring during the

On Thursday, September 10 at 9 a.m., the doors will open to Ballreich’s Potato Chips’ long-anticipated retail store, Granny Ballreich’s. Events for the day include raffles, product sampling, coffee tasting and a coloring book signing from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. by illustrator/artist, Jodie McCallum and author Kathy Mersch. The two

Discover our community’s art and cultural treasures and agricultural bounty during one weekend in downtown Tiffin! On Saturday, August 8th, the Summer Art Walk, the Tiffin Art Fair and the Seneca County Farmers Market will combine to showcase a little bit of everything that makes our community so unique. Visit more than 20 participating museums, galleries, downtown

The 11th annual Robert “Bo” Reid Memorial Baseball Tournament will take place the weekend of July 24-26 in Tiffin. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Bo Reid Memorial Fund, which was formed to benefit the Tiffin Park & Recreation Department and the Heidelberg “H” Association which supports student athletes at Heidelberg University. To date, $63,000 has been raised

The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library announces the exciting line-up for their summer reading programs. Designed for all ages and interests, the programs help young children build reading and language skills, prepare children for success by developing early language skills, motivate teens to read and discuss literature and encourage adults to enjoy the experience of reading.

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library has selected “Thieving Forest” by Martha Conway as the 2015 Community Read selection. During the months of March and April, the library will encourage the Seneca County community to read the book and come together for special events and discussions celebrating it. The author, Martha Conway, will speak at the Library as

The Seneca Industrial & Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC) announced today that Tiffin and Seneca County have placed in the top ten percent nationally on Site Selection Magazine’s rankings for large, private economic development projects. The rankings, which were made public today, place the community 42nd on the list of 576 micropolitans, or counties with a

Residents of Tiffin will have two opportunities to learn more about the new Trash and Curbside Recycling Program beginning in the city on April 1, 2015. A public information session will be held on Monday, March 2nd, at 6:30 p.m. at the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson Street, Tiffin. This session is designed for residents

For those of you who love seeing old photos of Tiffin, here’s your chance to own a book dedicated to that very subject! The Seneca County Museum will host a Book Launch and Signing event on Saturday, February 28 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. for the book, “Images of America: Tiffin” by Keith and Laura

The Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp. (SIEDC) released today two reports designed to assist public officials with the decision on a location for a joint county-municipal courts facility, also known as a Joint Justice Center. City and County officials, private investors, and SIEDC have been awaiting the results to help in the site selection

Human trafficking has been described by some as our modern-day holocaust. To raise awareness about the prevalence of the issue and ways to prevent it from happening in our own back yards, Heidelberg University and Tiffin University are co-hosting Human Trafficking Awareness Week Jan. 26-29 with a series of speakers that include survivors, investigators and

The Ritz Theatre proudly presents their 17th annual Summer Theatre Camp. To accommodate previous demand, The Ritz is offering two separate week-long camps. Students will be limited to participate in only one of the two weeks as either an actor or assistant director. Two directors from the prestigious Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) of Montana will

Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center is proud to present a private screening of the award-winning documentary, “Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me” as a community gift. The film will be screened for those most touched by Alzheimer’s in the Tiffin community. This includes family members, caregivers, health care providers, private and public community leaders and fans

The leaves are off the trees, the holiday decorations are up, and festive music is playing everywhere you go. It’s holiday season! It’s the perfect time to head out with your family and friends to experience stunning holiday lights. From cheerful towns’ dazzling displays to annual zoo celebrations, come and rejoice in all the shining

The Cat in the Hat and his famous red and white striped hat will lead audiences on a fun adventure through some of Dr. Suess’s most popular stories when the Community Music School at Heidelberg University presents Seussical Jr. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 13 and 14. More than 60 local and area children in grades

Tiffin’s Winterfest and Victorian Weekend features the annual Holiday House Tour sponsored by the Tiffin Historic Trust, on Sunday, December 7, from 1:00-5:00 p.m. The homes are clustered in typical small-town neighborhoods and represent both grand and more modest styles representative of the Victorian era and later. Just past downtown, the houses on Sycamore Street

Tiffin-Seneca Library is to host “Operation Elf: A Community Christmas Party,” sponsored by National Machinery LLC on Sunday, December 7, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The Christmas celebration will include family activities like holiday games and crafts, Christmas storytelling, face painting, Elsa from the movie “Frozen” will make an appearance and Greg Carson, magical entertainer,

The Toledo Zoo’s Lights Before Christmas is a wonderful holiday tradition. Visitors enjoy displays containing millions of lights and many other holiday-themed attractions. Enjoy a holiday-themed Festive Feast at the Holiday Lodge, Watch the Dancing Lights display near Cheetah Valley, hear the joyous sounds of carolers on selected evenings, and of course don’t forget visits

Tiffin University will host the launch of E3 For Athletes, at a conference on Friday, November 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon in Chisholm Auditorium (located inside of Franks Hall). The conference is free of charge and is open to the public. Athletes tend to think of themselves as invincible. Traditionally, it’s not uncommon

The School of Business at Heidelberg University is accepting nominations for its annual Women Entrepreneur Awards program. Each spring, in conjunction with The Patricia Adams Lecture Series, the university honors women entrepreneurs who have excelled in four categories: Young Entrepreneur (younger than 18 years old); Startup Entrepreneur (in business less than 2 years); Established Entrepreneur

Nothing symbolizes the arrival of autumn more than pumpkins. If you’re looking for pumpkins with a flair of homespun Americana, there’s no better place to go than to one of the nation’s largest pumpkin festivals – the 108th Circleville Pumpkin Show, October 15-18 in Circleville (25 miles south of Columbus in Central Ohio).

Phoebe’s Healthier Options Restaurant is offering a variety of fall cooking classes with seasonal and holiday themes. Participants can choose from vegan, vegetarian and meat-centered menus and each class will provide a hands-on approach to the food preparation. Class size is limited to ten participants. The following class schedule does require registration and each class

The Seneca County Park District will host their annual Oktober Fest on Sunday, October 5 from 12 to 5 p.m. at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the event and the planning committee has some special activities planned to mark the occasion. A highlight of Oktober Fest is the food, of

Miller Conservation Farm, located at 5670 East Township Road 138 outside of Tiffin, is the site of the seventh annual Harvest Fest. This free event is hosted by the Seneca Conservation District to allow families a chance to get outdoors, enjoy themselves and experience the benefits of being in nature. Activities are planned from 11

The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library and Tiffin-Seneca United Way are to host the Storybook Festival on Saturday, October 11 at 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Tiffin Middle School’s gymnasium and cafetorium. In an effort to promote literacy in Seneca County, local businesses and organizations will host booths that will have activities, games or crafts

City of Tiffin officials are currently in the planning stages of providing a city-wide curbside program for Tiffin residents. In the meantime, the City and the Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Solid Waste Management District are working together to provide a temporary recycling drop-off program until a long-term curbside recycling program is implemented. Beginning September 6th, the

Dr. David Weininger, vice president of Academic Affairs and Provost at Heidelberg University, has announced that this academic year will be his last at Heidelberg. After 30 years of teaching and administrative leadership, he has decided to retire. He will remain on board in a part-time capacity to continue to direct and coordinate the university’s

TU’s Diane Kidd Gallery of Art will host its first exhibition of the year, “Under Pressure”, with a special opening reception on Thursday, September 4 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the Hayes Center for the Arts. This exhibition is free, and the public is encouraged to attend. The exhibition will conclude October 10. The

A team from the 1970s with the most consecutive wins in professional football history is slated to receive the first slot in the newly formed Women’s Football Foundation Hall of Fame on Friday. The Toledo Troopers, one of the country’s first pro women’s football teams, will be honored along with former Pittsburgh Steelers running back

The Seneca Industrial & Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC) announced today that Tiffin and Seneca County have placed in the top ten nationally on Site Selection Magazine’s rankings for large, private economic development projects. The rankings place Tiffin 10th on the list of 576 micropolitans, or counties with a central city between 10,000 and 50,000 in

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It seems that one-way streets and Ballreich’s chips come to mind most often when thinking of this area. But heck, there are worse things we could be known for! Here are some of the responses we received on Facebook and via e-mail over the last few days. Sylvia Smith-Baney: …W. Market and W. Perry were

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