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Portage Resale welcomes construction wit…

21-04-2015 Hits:70 Business  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Portage Resale welcomes construction with Customer Appreciation Day

On Monday, April 20, while construction on West Second Street was in full force in front of Portage Resale Center, the business held a customer and construction appreciation day. Employees...

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Mayor and Safety Service Director speak …

20-04-2015 Hits:168 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Mayor and Safety Service Director speak on City clean-up

Line up at Waterworks Park to use the free dumpster service on Saturday. “The beach clean-up went well, but we have had some complaints about closing the dumpsters down too early,”...

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Compressor manufacturer hosts Terra Stat…

20-04-2015 Hits:134 Schools  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Compressor manufacturer hosts Terra State HVAC-R students

Students and faculty in the Terra State HVAC-R program at the Emerson facility In an effort to find qualified technicians for their Sidney, Ohio plant, Emerson Climate Technologies officials recently treated...

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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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Forecast predicts mild Harmful Algal Bloom

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science issued the first-ever seasonal harmful algal bloom forecast for Lake Erie at an all-day press event Thursday at Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory. The forecast predicts a mild bloom, similar to conditions last seen in 2007 and about one-tenth the size of last year’s bloom.
“A mild bloom is great news for this year,” said Dr. Jeffrey Reutter, Director of Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory. “But this is happening because we’re in a drought, not because phosphorus loading to Lake Erie has improved. If we have a real wet spring in 2013, we could be right back to where we were.”

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