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Area fire departments educate youth during Fire Prevention Month

ICS students with Port Clinton Fire Chief Johnson.

October is Fire Prevention Month and area fire departments used this as an opportunity to educate local elementary schools about fire prevention and fire safety.

At RC Waters Elementary in Oak Harbor, Carroll Township Fire Department put together a day of learning for the third graders that consisted of hands-on stations. One of the stations gave the students an opportunity to talk with the State Highway Patrol and another station was manned by Materion and Ottawa County EMA where students learned about assisting in disaster. The Lucas County Mobile firehouse gave students the experience of getting out of a building using the “stay low and go” technique. Students also used and tried on fire safety equipment.

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Oak Harbor routs St. Joseph CC, 49-0

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In desperate need of a victory, Oak Harbor came up big on Senior Night.

Running back Andrew Heberling had one of the best game of his career, running 19 times for 176 yards and four touchdowns in the Rockets' 49-0 victory of St. Joseph Central Catholic on Friday night.

The junior, who leads the team in rushing, scored on one long run (40), two intermediate runs (22, 23) and one short one (2) as Oak Harbor dominated throughout.

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Oak Harbor High School celebrates Manufacturing Month

The State of Ohio has declared October as Manufacturing Month.  The goal of this state-wide initiative is to educate students on the career potential available in the manufacturing sector. 

One way that Oak Harbor High School plans to promote Manufacturing Month is by participating in the Ottawa County Career Showcase, sponsored by the Ottawa County Business Advisory Council, which will take place on October 24.  The purpose of the showcase is to expose students to the valuable and meaningful career opportunities available right here in Ottawa County.  During the showcase, the students will participate in a variety of engaging career experiences as they visit with individual exhibitors and employers.

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