OSS Grant Enhances Community Room

The Portage Township Community Room was originally an unused garage area that the trustees decided to make available to residents for private gatherings such as birthday parties, reunions, and other family gatherings. The hall received sporadic use but, it was basically a two-car garage in which to hold family activities.
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Ida Rupp hosts geeks all summer long

William Johnson and his mom, Ida Rupp administrative assistant Amber Cupp, at the I Geek Science program. The Ida Rupp library has a reoccurring geek theme all summer, highlighting topics that people are passionate, or that they geek, about. Included within this theme was the children’s program I Geek Science,…
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Once bullied, now helping others

Left to right: Mac, Mike and Andy speaking about bullying. There are lots of presentations on the subject of bullying, but none quite like this. This presentation’s actors have personal experience with being bullied and the subject brings a lot of strong, hurtful emotions to the surface. Pain they hope…
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Boehner visits Catawba Island

Speaker of the House of Representatives in Washington, John Boehner, who lives in the Cincinnati area, took some time off to visit Catawba Island the weekend of 4th of July. He is pictured her on the far right with Don Dougherty and Addie Reno of Catawba while at dinner at…
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2014 Summer Earth Camps a big success

Recycling Rock Stars The OSS Joint Solid Waste Management District sponsored three Earth Camps this June in Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca County. The half day camps were hosted at Lakeview Park in Port Clinton, Conner Park in Fremont and Meadowbrook Park in Bascom. A total of 136 elementary students participated…
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Veterans Day at the Ottawa County Fair

The Ottawa County Veterans Service Office is excited to announce the annual Veterans Day at the Ottawa County Fair is on Saturday, July 19. The staff has been working very hard to make this year’s Veterans Day special. In addition to last year, complimentary cookies and coffee will be provided…
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