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Air Show

I grew up in San Diego. We lived on the flight path to Lindburg field in the 1940's and 1950's I went to Bassett’s last weekend when the air show was going on. The sounds of the old planes brought back happy memories. I hope they come back next year.…
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Road closures and detours

ODOT has announced the closing of the ramp to west bound SR 2 and south bound SR 53 for their ongoing project. Is there any chance that during this closure they can include both state routes in their detour? Signs need to be posted at the 163/53 intersection to redirect…
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Port Clinton Lighthouse

Citizens of Port Clinton, Last fall, after a resisting for more than a year, the mayor agreed to allow the Port Clinton Lighthouse Conservancy, which had been working diligently to restore the city’s 118-year-old lighthouse, to place the historic lighthouse in Water Works Park north of the Derby Pond. Almost…
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Thank you from the Humane Society

The animals and the volunteers of the Ottawa County Humane Society truly appreciate the support that the public gave us during our recent yard sale. Thanks to you, we raised nearly $2,000 which will be used for the operation of the shelter and medical care for the animals. We are…
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Kelleys Island Benefit Swim

The 20th annual Kelleys Island Benefit Swim was another fantastic Swim and Golf Cart Poker Run. Jeni Hammond and Cindra Mielke swam from North Point (Long Point for you Islanders) around the north, west and south side arriving at Portside Marina in about 8 miles in 4 1/2 hours. Right…
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Gem Beach Rocks

United Way in Ottawa County would like to thank the following organizations and individuals for once again making Gem Beach Rocks a huge success! Sponsors for this year’s event: FriendShip Food Stores, Gem Beach Marina, Janotta and Herner, Inc., Lake Erie Shores and Islands, USG, Mix 102.7 WCPZ-92.1 The Wolf,…
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What happened to my swan friends?

I do not want to ruffle anyone’s feathers but I have to say that I miss seeing the swans, particularly the ones that hung out in West Harbor and the hundred or so that enjoyed their lives in the bay behind Nagoya at Rt. 53 going out on Catawba Island.…
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