US Coast Guard presents About Boating Safely

On Saturday, October 25, the US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 16-12 will be hosting a class about safe boating. The class is for all ages, but will be free for those 18 and under who are accompanied by an adult. A tour of the Coast Guard Station will be included during the class.

The class will be held at the US Coast Guard Station in Marblehead located at 606 Prairie St., Marblehead. For more information or to pre-register contact Ed Cochenour, Flotilla Public Education Officer, at 419-625-5281 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


The seasonal blessing of emergency vehicles and boats

Photos by Donna Lueke. 

On Tuesday, April 22, Father John Missler of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Port Clinton blessed the vehicles and boats of the Port Clinton Police Department, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Port Clinton Fire Department and the Marblehead U.S. Coast Guard Station. Ellif Fuiava, Port Clinton Marine Coordinator, organized the event, and Port Clinton Mayor Vincent Leone expressed gratitude to those law enforcement and rescue personnel gathered for their important service.

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