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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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Events Calendar

June 1-30 •“The Amazing Grape Race”, wineries along the Lake Erie Shores & Islands Wine Trail June-Aug Wed & Sat •8 a.m. Gentle Gem Yoga, Gem Beach, Port Clinton June-Aug, Mon &Wed •8:30 a.m. Beach Yoga, Main Street Beach, Vermilion June 13, 20, 27 •Stone Lab Guest Lectures, Put-In-Bay June…
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Sherry & Chocolates a success

American Red Cross Club Red annual membership drive Photo Left to right: Karen Blizzard, Club Red Chair; Lynn Majce, Club Red Co-Chair; Cindy Amerine, Club Red Founder and Sherry & Chocolates Hostess; Beth Leggett, American Red Cross of Ottawa County Director American Red Cross of Ottawa County’s Club Red held…
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VFW sponsors fishing day for Wounded Warriors

Most of us would take the opportunity to go fishing on Lake Erie for granted, especially if we had a friend with a boat or cottage with a waterfront break wall. However, consider your predicament if you were confined to a wheelchair or had recently lost a limb due to…
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