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Port Clinton Easter egg hunt

30-03-2015 Hits:476 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Port Clinton Easter egg hunt

  Photo from last year's Easter egg hunt at the Ottawa County Courthouse. On Saturday, April 4, at 11 a.m. families and children are invited to the Ottawa County Courthouse lawn for...

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Brown receives Ohio Farm Bureau award 

30-03-2015 Hits:141 Ottawa Outdoors  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Brown receives Ohio Farm Bureau award 

In recognition for his work on behalf of Ohio agriculture, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – the first Ohioan to serve on the Senate Agriculture Committee in more than 40...

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OHHS presents Damn Yankees

28-03-2015 Hits:229 Schools  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

OHHS presents Damn Yankees

Oak Harbor High School is presenting Damn Yankees for their spring musical. The musical stars Ryan Johnson as Joe Hardy, Cora Roob as Lola, Trevor Sievert as Mr. Applegate, Erica...

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Planes, trains and automobiles

McKeen “Red Devil” Motor Car #5 Photo courtesy Lakeside Heritage Society

By Linda Huber, Lakeside Heritage Society

Before Orville and Wilbur Wright invented the airplane in 1903 and before Henry Ford’s Model T was produced in 1908, there was the Lakeside & Marblehead Railroad.   It is this Lakeside & Marblehead Railroad that was the topic of this month’s presentation to Danbury’s fourth grade students by Gretchen Curtis of the Lakeside Heritage Society.

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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. 

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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. 

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