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USA Today’s names Magee Marsh Best Birdw…

24-11-2014 Hits:82 Ottawa Outdoors  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

USA Today’s names Magee Marsh Best Birdwatching Area

Black throated blue warbler by Brian Zwiebel USA Today’s 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest asked people to select from a long list of birdwatching areas and select their favorite. After...

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Marblehead VFW Danbury Football Banquet

23-11-2014 Hits:222 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Marblehead VFW Danbury Football Banquet

By John Kozak Row 1: James Dorko outstanding back & Shay Rickard sportsmanship award.  Row 2: Bryan Dudash Danbury head football coach, Bob Peroni Commander Marblehead VFW & Drew Davie Danbury...

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Celebrities read to children at ICS

21-11-2014 Hits:301 Schools  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Celebrities read to children at ICS

Fire Chief Kent Johnson choose a book given to give by his mother to read to the ICS fifth grade class.  Immaculate Conception Catholic School spent Tuesday morning listening to local...

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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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