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Burn, Snowman, Burn!!

28-02-2015 Hits:750 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:306 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:177 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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Memory screening July 25

Senior Helpers and Otterbein are co-sponsoring a monthly memory screening day from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at Otterbein North Shore, 9400 E. North Shore Blvd., Marblehead.
Screenings are free and confidential; walk-ins are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. For information, call Janet at 419-261-1693.

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Stonecrushers signup

Sign up for the 2012 Danbury Stonecrusher football season is July 14 in the Danbury High School Gym. Times are:
• 9 to 10 a.m. — Sixth grade
• 10 to 11 a.m. — Fifth grade
• 11 a.m. to noon — Fourth grade
For questions, call Matt Polanco at 419-798-6363 or Heather Vargo at 419-307-2654.

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Prof to discuss archeological research on prison site

David R. Bush, PhD., Heidelberg University, Tiffin, will present a program at 7 p.m. July 16 at the Ida Rupp Public Library covering his archeological work at the Johnson’s Island Confederate Prison and Cemetery.
Bush began his archeological study of the Johnson’s Island site in 1989. Professor Bush’s research has yielded many significant finds on the Island, including the location of Fort Hill, Fort Johnson (the prison stockade) and the dock area. Excavations and “digs” have been used to study several of the sinks (latrines), the powder magazine for Fort Hill, a prison well and portions of two prison blocks.

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