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Veterans invited to health, info fair

Veterans of all ages, military family and friends and the general public are invited to a free Veteran Health and Information Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky. (Enter from Ohio 250 and follow signs to Veterans Hall). U.S. Department of…
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Library gets Early Literacy Station

Ida Rupp Public Library and Erie Islands Library announce the acquisition of the Early Literacy Station, a complete educational solution loaded with 50 educational software titles for kids ages 2–10 in the English edition and over 50 in the Bilingual Spanish edition. The Early Literacy Station offers children a safe,…
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Picnic in the Park for Relay For Life

There will be a Picnic in the Park event on May 19 at Veteran's Memorial Park on Washington Street in Genoa from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A barbecue chicken dinner — a half chicken, potato salad, cole slaw, roll and brownie — will be available for $8. Advance tickets…
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Plant sale Saturday in Catawba

The annual plant sale sponsored by the Catawba Island Garden Club is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the John Braun Park, Northeast Catawba Road. There will be perennials from members' gardens, annuals, seedlings, tools, accessories — the wonderful things you have not used for a time…
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Mandel, Wurzelbacher to speak at GOP event

U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel 9th District Congressional hopeful Joe Wurzelbacher — aka Joe the Plumber — will be among the candidate speakers at the Ottawa County Republican Women's Club get together on Thursday, May 24. Women, men and teens are welcome to the loft at Mon Ami Restaurant, 3845…
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Nelson, Dornbusch top officers

Port Clinton Police Officer Josh Nelson and Ottawa County Sheriff’s Deputy Heather Dornbusch were named as Port Clinton Kiwanis Law Enforcement Officers of the Year on Wednesday. The awards are annually given as voted on by the two local departments.Dornbusch is a 12-year veteran of the Ottawa County Sheriffs Office.…
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Planting Peace at Perry’s monument next weekend

In collaboration with the island tradition of celebrating the Canadian holiday of Queen Victoria Day, Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial will hold its “Planting the Seeds of Peace,” event on Saturday, May 19. This is an annual event held at Perry’s Victory that marks the opening of the summer…
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