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P.O.R.T.S. bringing Tall Ships to Port Clinton

People Organizing the Return of the Tall Ships Committee (P.O.R.T.S.) is excited to announce the Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial events in Port Clinton. The entire community will be celebrating the 200 years of freedom gained by Commander Oliver Hazard Perry’s victory some twelve miles from the mouth of the…
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The Amazing Island Raise coming to Ottawa County

Ottawa County CASA and Joyful Connections are teaming up to host The Amazing Island Raise, Put-In-Bay style, on June 15. This is for all of the Amazing Race fans out there that want to solve clues, complete challenges and win great prizes while enjoying the fun and sun of Put–In-Bay.…
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Executive Director Louk Marched for the Fallen

De Ann Louk, Executive Director of the Ottawa County Veterans Service Office, has been deployed since November 2012. This past weekend the base in which she is stationed shadowed the 2nd Annual Pennsylvania National Guard March for the Fallen. De Ann marched the 28 miles in full gear to honor…
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OCHS spring meeting at the 1812 Food and Spirits

1812 was both the topic and the venue as Ottawa County Historical Society members and guests gathered at the Island House’s 1812 Food and Spirits Dining Room for their annual spring meeting. War of 1812 scholar Louis Schultz of Sandusky and The Columbus Academy in Gahanna gave an informative presentation…
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Ottawa County CASA celebrates CASA Day in Ohio

On Tuesday, April 30, three volunteers from the Ottawa County CASA program traveled with Connie Cornett, Executive Director, to Columbus to join with other CASA programs in the State of Ohio to celebrate CASA Day in Ohio. A reception was held in the Supreme Court building and the Honorable Justice…
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Ottawa County appliance & scrap metal collection

On Saturday, May 4, Ottawa County residents may bring their old appliances and scrap metal for recycling.to the Ottawa County Fairgrounds at Ohio 163, Oak Harbor, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Items accepted include washing machines, dryers, ovens, stoves, hot water heaters, refrigerators, freezers, microwaves, dehumidifiers, furnaces, air conditioners,…
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