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Putnam paints a bleak picture of Port Cl…

26-03-2015 Hits:256 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Putnam paints a bleak picture of Port Clinton

On March 10, Dr. Robert Putnam, Port Clinton High School alumni and Malkin Professor of Public Policy at Harvard, released his newest novel Our Kids which paints a bleak picture...

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On the record with Port Clinton Mayor Vi…

25-03-2015 Hits:921 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

On the record with Port Clinton Mayor Vince Leone

Max Upton, new assistant to Port Clinton Mayor Leone. The City of Port Clinton has hired a new assistant to the mayor, Max Upton. Upton comes to the table with many...

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Basketball tournament held to honor Boar…

25-03-2015 Hits:339 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Basketball tournament held to honor Board of DD and United Way

Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities members and coordinators of the event pose with members of the 200th Red Horse squadron basketball team. The Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities hosted...

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Prof to discuss archeological research on prison site

David R. Bush, PhD., Heidelberg University, Tiffin, will present a program at 7 p.m. July 16 at the Ida Rupp Public Library covering his archeological work at the Johnson’s Island Confederate Prison and Cemetery.
Bush began his archeological study of the Johnson’s Island site in 1989. Professor Bush’s research has yielded many significant finds on the Island, including the location of Fort Hill, Fort Johnson (the prison stockade) and the dock area. Excavations and “digs” have been used to study several of the sinks (latrines), the powder magazine for Fort Hill, a prison well and portions of two prison blocks.

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LESI Group Sales recognized as Supplier of the Year

Each year the Meeting Professionals International Ohio Chapter recognizes chapter members who exemplify the finest in the meetings and hospitality industry. These awards officially recognize planners and suppliers who have made significant contributions to the chapter and the industry. The Lake Erie Shores & Islands Group Sales Team was recently recognized by MPI Ohio as “Supplier of the Year.” Group Sales Manager Amanda Smith Rasnick accepted the award at the organization’s annual banquet. Also nominated for Supplier of the Year were representatives from the Columbus Convention Center, Thirty One Gifts, and the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel. This award was made possible by the cooperation of many Lake Erie Shores & Islands industry partners and their willingness to work together for the good of the destination. Smith Rasnick has been selling and promoting Lake Erie Shores & Islands as a meeting destination since 2008.


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Music and history come together at Keeper’s House

Enjoy a day of stirring music, ice cream and desserts and local history Saturday, July 14, at the Wolcott Keeper’s House, 9999 E. Bayshore Road in Marblehead.
Tours of the 1820s stone house of Marblehead Lighthouse’s first keepers, Benajah and Rachel Wolcott, begin at 10 a.m. Ottawa County Historical Society volunteers will offer desserts and Toft’s ice cream from 11 a.m. and dulcimer performer Tracie Henson will perform traditional music from noon to 2 p.m. The 65-piece North Coast Concert Band will perform at 2 p.m. in the natural amphitheater behind the house, featuring rousing marches, dazzling soloists and contemporary arrangements.

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