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Lakeside’s 5th Annual Summer Sailstice a…

01-07-2015 Hits:74

Lakeside’s 5th Annual Summer Sailstice a success

The Lakeside Wooden Boat Society (LWBS) and Society of Old Salts (S.O.S.) held the 5th Annual Lakeside Summer Sailstice on June 19. A variety of boats, large and small sailboats;...

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Nor'easter floods Lake Erie coast

28-06-2015 Hits:1356

Nor'easter floods Lake Erie coast

Fisherman's Wharf on the Portage River on North Madison St. On Saturday, June 27, a nor'easter hit the area. Our readers were gracious enough to send photos of flooding, storm damage...

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Humane Society of Ottawa County partneri…

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Humane Society of Ottawa County partnering with Erie Shores K9 Academy

The Humane Society of Ottawa County is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Erie Shores K9 Academy, LLC. Erie Shores K9 Academy are working with the dogs at...

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Captain Howdy performing at Riverfront Live!

Captain Howdy — a two-man acoustic guitar show featuring Jerry Baum and Spencer Marugg of Port Clinton — will take the stage at Riverfront Live! at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The free summer concert series takes place weekly under the canopy on North Jefferson Street with the Portage River as a backdrop.
The Captain Howdy Show features iconic songs that most people know the words to, from popular classic and modern-day artists. Audiences of all ages find it easy to sing along and have fun. This acoustic guitar show covers favorite songs from bands such as Alice In Chains, Bad Company, Beatles, Bill Withers, Bob Dylan, Bob Seger, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Eagles, Elvis Presley, Eric Clapton, Hank Williams Sr., Harry Chapin, Jackson Brown, Jeff Healey, John Denver, John Melloncamp, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Led Zeppelin, Matchbox 20, Neil Young, Paul Simon, Pink Floyd, Poison, Stone Temple Pilots, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Willie Nelson, Gordon Lightfoot, The Boxtops, Old Crow Medicine Show, Oasis and others.
Visit the Captain Howdy Facebook page or www.CaptainHowdyBand.com for info, performance announcements, videos and more.
The free Riverfront Live! Outdoor Summer Music Program is sponsored by Main Street Port Clinton.  For a complete schedule of performers for the 2012 season, visit www.historicportclinton.com

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Stone Laboratory welcomes new research coordinator

Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory recently hired Justin Chaffin, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Toledo, as its new research coordinator. He will manage on-site research, the Lab’s Research Experience for Undergraduates, and some of the laboratory renovations currently in progress, along with teaching classes and supporting the lab’s outreach and education efforts. Chaffin is also heavily involved in Stone Lab’s monitoring and research of harmful algal blooms and nutrient levels in Lake Erie, a topic he has focused on throughout his academic career.
“Justin will be coordinating the lion’s share of our research and the REU program here at the lab,” says Matt Thomas, Stone Laboratory manager. “He’ll also be our on-site limnologist, playing an instrumental part with the renovation of the analytical laboratory, and with HAB monitoring.”

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Wooden Boat Show, Art Festival coming to Lakeside

A collaborative effort blending the craftsmanship of the Lakeside Wooden Boat Society and the artistic expression of the Plein Air Art Festival will create one of Lakeside’s most unique weekends of the Chautauqua season from July 20-22.
This three-day event begins on Friday when plein air artists arrive at Lakeside to paint outdoor landscapes. The term “en plein air” means painting “in the open air.” The festival will host more than 30 plein air artists from across the Midwest. Guests are invited to watch them paint.
There will be opportunities to purchase artwork with the addition of the Open Air Gallery, located on the pedestrian walkway of Walnut Avenue, between Second and Third Streets in Lakeside. The Open Air Gallery will be open preceding the 8:15 p.m. Hoover Auditorium performance from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

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