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Photo: L to R: Earl Kennedy, Larry Hattan, Dr. Margy VanLerberghe, John Gibson, Marlene Gulas, Barbra Wenzinger, Arnie Milefchik, Peggy Debien, Nancy Bailey, Kathy Mehl, John Coppeler, Laura Schlachter, Jane Held, James Widmer
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Perry’s longboat christening historical relevant

On Saturday, June 15, at 10 a.m. at the Shelby Street Boat Ramp in downtown Sandusky, the Sandusky Maritime Museum and the Perry Group will unveil Riddle Boat Work’s beautiful replica of Perry’s iconic quarter boat. The christening will coincide with the Maritime Museum and Lyman Boat Owners Association’s Classic…
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Marblehead man to be ordained

Deacon Jeremy Miller. Photo by Laurie Stevens Bertke. On Saturday, June 22, at 11 a.m., Bishop Leonard P. Blair will ordain four men to the priesthood of the Diocese of Toledo at Our Lady Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral at 2535 Collingwood Boulevard. One of those ordained is…
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Marblehead Lighthouse Offers Fun Summer Destination

The Marblehead Lighthouse and on-site Keeper’s House Museum has opened for 2013 tours. This is their 13th consecutive summer season. Tours of the museum and lighthouse are offered on weekdays from noon to 4 p.m. beginning the day after Memorial Day through the Friday before Labor Day. The buildings are…
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The Jet Express: Ferrying Passengers for 25 Years

The Lake Erie islands have long been a popular vacation spot for Ohioans and beyond. Up until 25 years ago, the limited schedules of the traditional ferry lines cut short the stay for those who traveled to the islands for a simple day trip. However, in 1988, Put-in-Bay Boat Line…
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The Moving Wall

Last week the Moving Wall was at International Park in Toledo. The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a model of the memorial in Washington, DC, includes the names of every soldier killed during the Vietnam War. For those who have seen the memorial in Washington, and for those who had never…
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Art Fair in Port Clinton

Saturday’s Art Fair on Madison Street, sponsored by the Greater Port Clinton Area Artist’s Council, enjoyed perfect spring weather for wandering and shopping. A highlight for youngsters was the booth sponsored by Ottawa County Recycling. Children decorated recycled CDs and placed them as scales on a fish wall hanging that…
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