Emergency heating help ends on a high note

In March, 441 households were approved for assistance from the Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program compared to 367 approved in February. The program, which ended March 30, has served an estimated 2,600 households in 2012. The final tally of the number served for the 2012 heating season will be available…
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Ottawa County Veteran of the Year

Harold “Harry” Fillmore was honored as Ottawa County Veteran of the Year for 2011 at a celebration in his honor last week at the VFW Post 8732, Oak Harbor. Fillmore is the first veteran in Ottawa County to receive this honor. The Ottawa County Veterans Service Commission selected Fillmore after…
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Bagels and the Bible

All are invited to Firelands Presbyterian Church’s Wednesday morning Bible studies at 10 at the Common Grounds coffee shop in the Sutton Center. A group of members and friends have begun meeting there for coffee, sweets, conversation and an informal Bible study led by Firelands Pastor Jeanne Gay. Rev. Gay.“It’s…
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Port Clinton Art Club donates to Ida Rupp Library

The Port Clinton Artists’ Club recently made a donation of $500 to the Ida Rupp Public Library to be used for art education programs. The PCAC has made many donations to the library throughout its history for a variety of items, including art books, and tables and chairs for the…
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Family Fun Fair at PCHS

Ottawa County Family and Children First Council presents the Ottawa County Family Fun Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28 at the Port Clinton High School Cafeteria.Enjoy a day of fun with your family and get connected to local services. There will be activities for the children, food…
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Solid Waste District announces grant winners

Thirteen organizations received funding to start recycling programs or to buy products made from recycled materials in the first-round of competitive funding offered by the Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste Management District.The grant program’s main priority is to set up recycling programs for educational institutions, governmental entities or non-profit…
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Reserve space now for Rally for the Kids

Joyful Connections and Ottawa County CASA will be hosting the second annual Rally for the Kids event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 19, in Bassett’s Market parking lot at the corner of Ohio 163 and 53. Activities are being planned including a Sidewalk Sale where anyone and…
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