Marblehead council seeking candidates

The Marblehead Village Council is currently seeking residents interested in filling a vacant council seat for the remainder of the term which expires on Dec. 31, 2017. The successful candidate must have resided within the municipality for at least one year prior to assuming office and must remain a resident and qualified elector. Residents interested in filling this vacancy should send a letter of interest to: Village of Marblehead Council, 513 W. Main Street, P.O. Box 306, Marblehead, Ohio 43440 by Saturday, Feb. 8,  for consideration.


Davis-Besse outage to generate more funds than originally expected

An updated economic impact study has found that the Davis-Besse steam generator replacement outage is going to bring in more money to the local area than expected. In the beginning of January, FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company did an economic impact study that predicted $12.5 million would be added to our local economy. On Jan. 27, FirstEnergy released new numbers stating that more than $108 million, with overall economic benefits expected to exceed $150 million statewide, according to an economic study recently completed by Phoenix-based consulting firm Applied Economics.


Community calendar Jan. 30-Feb. 5

Thursday Jan. 30

Ladies Night
What: Wine glass painting, facials, recipe swap, BYOB
When: 6-9 p.m.
Where: Fine Art Creations for Community Causes, 136 W. Water St., Oak Harbor
Cost: $5
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The Gathering
What: Free community meal, open to the public, handicap accessible
When: 4:30-6 p.m.
Where: St. John Lutheran Church, Second & Adams, Port Clinton


FLASH tips for winter

The drop in temperatures and more snow falling this week could cause power outages in the area.  The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) offers the following tips to keep families safe and comfortable:


Enjoy downtown Port Clinton via video!

Main Street Port Clinton in conjunction with Nick James Productions has put together a video highlighting the great things Port Clinton has to offer. Transport yourself into summer with this beautiful video!


Terra State to offer exam prep for human resource professionals

Lifelong Learning at Terra State Community College is offering a preparation course for human resource professionals who are planning to take certification exams.

This course is designed by subject matter experts and includes discussion questions, application exercises and module exams to develop specific HR competencies. Course materials assist the participant in preparing for the Human Resource Certification Institute’s Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) exams.


Pheasants Forever Fundraising Banquet being held March 8

The Erie-Ottawa-Sandusky Chapter of Pheasants Forever is holding their23rd annual Fundraising Banquet on Saturday, March 8, at the Camp Perry Clubhouse. Events include: live and silent auctions; raffles and door prizes; and a catered dinner that includes prime rib, roasted chicken, side dishes and dessert. Beer and soft drinks will be provided with a cash bar for mixed drinks. Over 30 guns will be raffled off at the event.

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