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The Maiden Voyage of Onward

03-03-2015 Hits:83 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

The Maiden Voyage of Onward

A model of Onward made by Jim Robenalt of Tiffin. A story about Matthews Boat Company and a journey around The Great Loop On Sunday, March 1, Bob Reynolds, in association with...

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Burn, Snowman, Burn!!

28-02-2015 Hits:1123 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Burn, Snowman, Burn!!

One of the Norman the Snowman creators, Lenny Kromer, raises his arms in the air and flames rise into the sky. On Saturday, February 28, the inaugural Burning Snowman Festival took...

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Matthews Boat Company presentation by Bo…

28-02-2015 Hits:432 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Matthews Boat Company presentation by Bob Reynolds

In 1890, Scott J. Matthews founded the Matthews Boat Company in Bascom, Ohio.  Fifteen years later, in 1900, Matthews designed and built a 70-foot yacht.  This vessel was capable of...

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Marriage licenses

Corey Gough, 22, student, of Lorain, and Dessa Gurzynski, 20, student, of Marblehead.Kevin Whitt, 42, and Amanda Miller, 37, teacher assistant, both of Port Clinton.Matthew Schimming, 37, taxidermist, and Lacy Hager, 31, teacher, both of Port Clinton.Michael Beier, 38, tool and die, and Lisa Huffman, 39, dental hygienist, both of…
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Patricia Herzig, July 16, 1939-July 7, 2013

Patricia R. "Pat" Herzig (nee: Barkhauer), 73, of Port Clinton (formerly of North Olmsted), passed away Sunday, July 7, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 16, 1939 in Cleveland. Pat cherished spending time with her family; she enjoyed cleaning, cooking-entertaining immensely with lots of food,…
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Austyn Morin, April 27, 1996-July 4, 2013

Austyn James Morin, 17, of Marblehead, died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 4, in Hermanville, MS. He was born on April 27, 1996, in Sandusky. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 10, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Peninsula Chapel, 7755 East Harbor…
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Oliver John Henry Nov. 24, 1917-July 2, 2013

Oliver "John" Henry, 95, of Oak Harbor, Ohio, died early Tuesday morning, July 2, at his home. He was born November 24, 1917, in Bay Township, to John N. and Bertha (Applegate) Henry. The funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 6, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church,…
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Charlotte M. Branum April 4, 1917-July 4, 2013

Charlotte M. Branum, 96, of Port Clinton, passed away Thursday, July 4, at her son’s residence in Parma, surrounded by her loving family. Charlotte was born on April 4, 1917, in Lima, the daughter of Jessie and Blanche (Railing) Cotner. Visitation will be 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Sunday, July 7,…
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Real estate transfers

Allen Township 6-24-13 Michael D. Sarnes to Kristina L. M. and Scott M. Wildman, 5199 North Billman Road, $277,500. Bay Township 6-27-13 Nancy Jennings to Robin L. Jennings, 4900 West Fremont Road, $19,400. Carroll Township 6-24-13 Fannie Mae to Lesa Michael, 1413 State Route 19, $40,000. 6-26-13 James and Frankie…
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Joanne Mehalic December 18, 1935-Nov. 27, 2012

Joanne Mehalic, 76, of Port Clinton, passed away, Tuesday, November 27, 2012. She was born on December 18, 1935, in Port Clinton, the daughter of George Earl and Susan (Christiansen) Walls. She married Charles (Chuck) W. Mehalic on May 6, 1980, in Euclid, OH, and he preceded her in death…
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