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Main Street Port Clinton names award rec…

27-02-2015 Hits:111 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Main Street Port Clinton names award recipients

Main Street Port Clinton is proud to announce the 2014 Volunteer of the Year is Dana Bacak-Lynd and the 2014 Business of the Year is the Clinton House.   Each year...

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Lake Erie, even when frozen, calls to fi…

26-02-2015 Hits:754 Ottawa Outdoors  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Lake Erie, even when frozen, calls to fishermen

  Photo submitted by Brian Thomas. Looking out onto the lake on a clear day, little dots are spread across the horizon line. Ice fisherman have made their shanty villages. This is...

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Burning Snowman makes Port Clinton a hot…

26-02-2015 Hits:380 Entertainment  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Burning Snowman makes Port Clinton a hot destination this weekend

They wanna build a snowman. Matt Ritter and Lenny Kromer build the frame for the 20’ tall snowman that will go up in flame this Saturday at Lagoon Saloon. Burning Snowman...

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Christmas Art Club at ICS makes the season bright

Each month a small group of students at Immaculate Conception School are given the opportunity to take their love of art and their enthusiasm for creativity a step further than in their classroom weekly art lesson.  

Mrs. Joni Hoffman, ICS art teacher, offers an after school art club in which she selects a project that takes a little more time than her weekly classes allow for.  On Wednesday, the art club students made beautiful trees by cutting in half a cardboard toilet paper rolls which they then used to paint with. Each tree was as different as those found at a tree farm, but each just as beautiful as the next.

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Advent is a time of waiting

Waiting for Christmas can be so hard, especially when you are in preschool.  Miss Mary Heschel’s class has been busy getting ready for the big day.  Songs have been sung, trees have been decorated, ornaments have been made and stories have been read.  But, ICS preschoolers have taken time to learn about advent as a time to prepare our hearts for the birthday of Jesus.   

The Immaculate Conception Preschool studies the church’s Advent wreath and talked about the true the meaning of the season.   The season of waiting is not easy for 3 and 4 year olds, but they have learned that the Birth of Jesus is the greatest gift of Christmas and so very much worth the wait.

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Blessing of friendship

Brynnlee Siefke stirs the cornbread for her class's Thanksgiving Feast.

The IC Preschool gave thanks on Thursday for a table full of treats and the blessing of friendship.  The class made their own butter and cornbread and enjoyed other fruits and vegetables as well.  The classroom was decorated with pumpkins, at teepee, and even a pilgrim or two. "Thank you Jesus" was the motto of the day Thursday and every day!

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