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Bay Point Yacht Club goes mainstream

23-05-2015 Hits:136 Business  - avatar John Schaffner

Bay Point Yacht Club goes mainstream

The Flag Officers of Bay Point Yacht Club proudly stand in front of their new clubhouse. (L-R): Rear Commodore Jim Kollmann, Commodore Mike Penney and Vice Commodore Ray Ditmar. When life...

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Walleye Fest is back!

21-05-2015 Hits:517 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Walleye Fest is back!

Last year’s Walleye Festival. May 21-25 marks the 35th annual Walleye Festival on the shores of Lake Erie in Waterworks Park in downtown Port Clinton. The festival will be open Thursday...

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Lake Erie harmful algal bloom season pro…

20-05-2015 Hits:203 Ottawa Outdoors  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Lake Erie harmful algal bloom season projection

On Tuesday, May 19, the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science and the National Center for Water Quality Research released an early season projection for harmful algal bloom (HAB) on...

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Oak Harbor boys and girls soccer teams earn Academic All-Ohio Honors

On Monday, March 11, the Oak Harbor High School Athletic Department received a very exciting letter. Enclosed were two certificates from the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association. These certificates were the official notification that both the Oak Harbor High School boys and girls varsity soccer programs had earned the most prestigious team academic honor in the state, Academic All-Ohio.

In order to for a team to accomplish this feat, the team must maintain an overall grade point average of at least a 3.0 throughout the soccer season. So above and beyond working hard on the soccer fields, the Oak Harbor High School boys and girls soccer teams also work hard to achieve in the classroom.

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Daniel Bridgeman, Feb. 22, 1952-March 18, 2013

 

Daniel J. Bridgeman, 61, a resident of the Anne Grady Center in Holland, Ohio died peacefully Monday, March 18, surrounded by his loving family and caregivers. 

Daniel was born with physical and developmental disabilities that prevented him from walking or attending school.  However, he lived fully and was able to enjoy cross-country train trips with his family, visits with relatives, music, swimming and frequent outings.

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Main Street Port Clinton Walleye Festival honors Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur as Grande Marshall

Main Street Port Clinton Walleye Festival’s 2013 Grand Marshall is Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur. Each year Main Street Port Clinton recognizes an individual at the Walleye Festival who has made a positive impact on the Port Clinton Community.

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, who represents Northern Ohio's Ninth Congressional District, is currently serving her sixteenth term in the U.S. House of Representatives. She is the senior-most woman in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Hooray for Hollywood at Playmakers

The singing nuns of "Nunsense" fame are heading to Hollywood in Dan Goggin's lively musical, "Nunset Boulevard", which opens at Playmakers Civic Theatre, 604 W. Sixth Street, Port Clinton, on April 4.  The story goes that the nuns think they have been invited to perform at the Hollywood Bowl.  When they arrive in Hollywood, they are surprised to learn that they have been booked at the Hollywood Bowl-A-Rama.  Thus the comedy rolls on with song and dance.  The show is very funny along with tender, message moments.  These five nuns, brought to life by Sylvia Chappell, Karen Abbott, Angela Fishburn, Louise Retzer and Donielle Yates, are irreverent but always respectful to their calling and their faith.

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