Starting Tuesday, July 5, 2016, as part of the City of Tiffin – Sandusky Street Project, Sandusky Street will be closed between Miami and Hall Sts. for 4 months.
The Tiffin City School District has announced its 2016-2017 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay full price of meals served under the National School lunch and School Breakfast. Each school office and the central food service has a copy of the policy, which may reviewed by any interested party. The Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines will be used for determining eligibility. Children from families whose annual income is at or below the Federal Guidelines are eligible for free and reduced price meals. Applications forms are being distributed the first week of school to all homes in a letter to parents or guardians.
The Tiffin Kiwanis Club is to host a fall mum fundraiser, in partnership with Tom Rodgers Flowers. Starting September 1, assorted color, 10 inch pot mums are available for pre-order at $12.95 each. Order forms are available at the Kiwanis Manor’s Office and their Facebook page or at Tom Rodgers Flowers. Order forms and payment must be turned in by September 12 to the Kiwanis Manor. Mums can be picked up September 14th through the 30th. Stop in early for the best selection of colors. Mums are also available for purchase at the store, without pre-ordering. For more information, call 567-230-2531.
The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library has announced the new partnership with Bailiwicks Coffee Company, “Free to Read.” Handpicked by T-SPL’s librarians, books are available to read, return, lend to a friend or to keep forever. Books are obtainable for everyone in the community and will be refreshed on a weekly basis. For more information or to learn how to get a book exchange at your location, call the Library at 419-447-3751 or go online to www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org.
The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library has announced a renovation project that is to take place in 2016 and 2017. The Library is working with a company out of Columbus, Library Designs Associates, Inc., who has met with the Library Board and staff to gain insight in order to redesign the interior of the Library. Some of remodel project objectives include: updating the interior and create a 21st century library for the community; reorganizing space to maximize efficiency, improve lines of sight, and create a feeling of openness; creating a Technology Center capable of housing current public computing resources and adapting to the future; converting the existing computer lab into an additional meeting room to meet the demand for gathering and collaboration space; providing comfortable, usable furnishings optimized for technology usage; and providing a larger, dedicated space for teens. For more information or to donate for the remodel project, please call the Library at 419-447-3751 or go online to www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org.
Beginning on September 26, 2016 through October 3, 2016, lane closures will be in effect on Jefferson Street between Market and Perry Streets to install sanitary sewer for the Seneca County Joint Justice Center. No on-street parking will be allowed in the east parking lane between Market and Court Streets as this lane will be used as a traffic lane.
There will be a Law and Community Planning meeting held on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 9 a.m. in Council Chambers to discuss the Updated Solid Waste Program and any other business that may come before them.
The Autumnwood Care Center is to host “Medicare & You” Medicare educational seminar, presented by Barb Smith, on September 30, 2016 in the Community Room. Have your Medicare questions answered. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 419-447-7151.
The Tiffin-Seneca Izaak Walton League will be holding its Handgun Fun Shoot on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 9 a.m. sharp. No experience is necessary. If you’ve never shot a handgun and always wanted to give it a try, join them for a fun, safe morning of shooting, learning, and more shooting. Every participant will be coached one-on-one by an experienced shooter. This is a great opportunity to learn about gun safety and operation in a low-pressure, non-competitive environment. Just show up. No registration required. It’s free. Firearms, ammunition, safety equipment, instructions and refreshments provided.You must be 21 years of age or older, and not legally prohibited for possessing a firearm. For more information, contact 419-447-1661 or 419-447-6068.
The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host the new technology help program “One-On-One Tech Time.” Starting October 1st, patrons may call to set up one-on-one appointments with a library staff member to get help with computer and internet basics, eReaders and downloads, smartphones, as well as Microsoft programs. Patrons are asked to bring their device to the meetings, which will take place in the Kernan Computer Lab. Library staff members are unable to help with computer, hardware or virus repair. To make an appointment or for more information, call the Library at 419-447-3751.