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Burn, Snowman, Burn!!

28-02-2015 Hits:975 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:371 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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PC Chamber award nominees announced

28-02-2015 Hits:215 Business  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

PC Chamber award nominees announced

  The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce is announcing the 2014 chamber award nominees. The nominees were selected by members of the Port Clinton Area Chamber and then narrowed down...

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Ice Age days on Lake Erie

Louis Eberly loads ice in 1915 for the Carroll Brothers Grocery in Lakeside. Photo courtesy of Lakeside Heritage Society.

By Linda Huber, Lakeside Heritage Society Board Member

Lakeside Heritage Society Director of Operations, Gretchen Curtis, spoke with Danbury fourth grade students in January about winter activities 100 years ago on the ice surrounding the Marblehead Peninsula.  

In the days before electric refrigerators were invented for keeping food and beverages cold, local families used an ice box that really was a box with an ice compartment filled with ice from Lake Erie. With the entire Peninsula surrounded by Lake Erie, residents had a front row seat to the business of harvesting ice. 


Seasonal employment and summer internships available at Lakeside Chautauqua

Lakeside Chautauqua is currently seeking applicants for the 2015 Chautauqua summer season. Earn income while having a great summer along the Lake Erie shoreline, developing new friendships and discovering your potential this summer.

Seasonal employment opportunities are available in Event Planning, Hospitality, Maintenance/Service, Programming, Recreation and the Arts. Visit the seasonal employment page at lakesideohio.com/employment/seasonal to view available positions, job descriptions and to apply online. 


Lakeside Chautauqua invites community to attend monthly potluck luncheons

From January to May, Lakeside Chautauqua invites friends and neighbors to gather monthly for community potluck luncheons. These gatherings are great for reconnecting with other year-round community members and sharing favorite, family recipes.

The monthly potlucks are held from 12-1:15 p.m. every third Thursday of the month in Wesley Lodge, unless otherwise noted. Wesley Lodge is located at 510 Central Ave., Lakeside, Ohio 43440.

Chef Melissa Rush from Otterbein North Shore Senior Lifestyle Community will provide the main dish. Guests are invited to bring a side dish or dessert to share.

Dates for community potluck luncheons are: Feb. 19, Mar. 19, Apr. 16 and May 21.

For specific information about each potluck, including announcements and time/location changes, visit lakesideohio.com/calendar.

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