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Tools for School program serves 567 students

Every year since 2002 The Salvation Army Port Clinton Service Unit has offered a school supply assistance program, Tools for School, in August. This year the program served 567 local students with school supplies and a new backpack. Since this program was completely funded by donations, the overwhelming success was…
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Port Clinton City Council looking to fill council seat

Ron Aukerman of Ward 1 has resigned and now there is an empty seat on the council. The seat must be filled by a democrat since that was Aukerman’s registered party. Those interested must send their resume to Ottawa County Democratic Party, Attn: Adrienne Hines, 4265 E. Laurel Ridge Drive,…
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Friendships bloom despite disabilities

L to R: Tom Welco, Dennis Marquardt, Edith Bard, Judy Marquardt Tom Welco and his sister, Edith Bard, receive services from the Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities. When Tom and Edith moved to Genoa 25 years ago, they became good friends with their neighbor, Dennis Marquardt. Dennis shared that…
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The Village Square: accommodating bicycle traffic

Happy Labor Day! It seems another summer has come and gone. Where did the time go? Our local children are back in school and the number of visitors to our neck of the woods will begin to dwindle. Looking back, I had a very enjoyable summer. I was fortunate enough…
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