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Rockets defeat Redskins Tuesday

Oak Harbor JV defeated Port Clinton Tuesday, August 26, in two games: 25-15 and 25-20. Oak Harbor varsity team won in four games: 20-25, 25-17, 25-16 and 25-21.

Leading the team to victory was Jordyn Thorp with 15 kills and Ally Bloomer with 11. Athena Eli had 20 digs and Faith Koneiczny with 10 digs and only 1 dig error.

Both teams are currently 3-0.

The Rockets take on Edison at Edison on Thursday, August 28, at 5 p.m.

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Madyson Ritz named Sight Princess at Lions Perch Festival

The Marblehead Peninsula Lions Club held their 22nd annual Perch Festival on Saturday, August 23, at James Park. The Perch Festival is the primary fundraiser for the Marblehead Peninsula Lions Club. All of the money raised at the event goes back into the Marblehead community and to improving sight and preventing blindness.

The grand marshals of the parade were the Danbury Laker Athletic Booster Association. The athletic boosters organize grade seven through grade twelve athletics and also give scholarships to students. Bill Chapman, president of the boosters, gave a short speech thanking the community and the Lions Club at the event.

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Redskins hope last year’s experience pays off

Photos by John Schaffner

If experience is as important of a teacher as some people suggest it is, the Port Clinton Redskins should get benefit from the growing pains they endured in 2013.

Last season, Port Clinton played a plethora of underclassmen and struggled to an 0-10 season, but they did accomplish some things along the way. They were able to get a lot of their younger players experience while seeing the potential in some star players like Nathan Stubblefield, Brandon Moore and Emerson Lowe.

With 20 returning starters, 11 on offense and nine on defense, the ‘Skins are primed for a turnaround. 

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Jodie McCallum signs and donates books at Art Walk

The Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council’s sponsored Art Walk on Thursday, August 28, will feature Jodie’s two children’s books: Vacationland Coloring & Activity Fun and The Keeper’s House Coloring & Activity Fun; that is also donating their book for this worthy cause.  All proceeds will be donated to the Salvation Army of Ottawa County, for the benefit of local at need families requiring school supplies and book bags for their children. 

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Community calendar Aug 28-Sept 3

Thursday Aug 28

Port Clinton Art Walk
What: Fourth Thursdays of the month
When: 5-8 p.m.
Where: Various locations downtown Port Clinton
Info: 419-341-0804 or portclintonarts.org

Adventure Playground
What: Held in conjunction with the art walk, an adventure playground with activities for children
When: 5-8 p.m.
Where: Friendship Park, Perry and Jefferson, Port Clinton

The Listening Room Local at The Loft
What: Tapas, drinks and singer-songwriters
When: 7 p.m.
Where: The Loft at Cielo Grande, 117 Madison St., Port Clinton
Cost: Free with two drink or one tapas plate purchase
Info: 419-967-9084

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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 a year later, we are still waiting to place the lighthouse in the park.

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Kasich administration announces efforts on Lake Erie water quality

Gov. John R. Kasich and members of his Cabinet announced major new multi-agency initiatives that make available significant resources to local communities and the agriculture community to help further strengthen protections for Lake Erie water quality and local drinking water supplies.

The initiatives were unveiled by the directors of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Agriculture and Department of Natural Resources at the Kris Swartz Farm in Perrysburg. 

Highlights include:

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Firelands Regional Medical Center Counseling & Recovery Services Receives Funding to Reduce Substance Abuse

Firelands Regional Medical Center Counseling and Recovery Services was recently awarded a $457,600 grant to help identify substance abuse problems and begin intervention in an inpatient and primary care setting.

The Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) grant, awarded by Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services will help Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services staff identify patients who are at risk for or who have underlying substance abuse problems that might otherwise go unnoticed and untreated. Intervention provided through this project focuses on increasing insight and awareness regarding substance use and motivation to change. In addition to identifying patients who may be at risk or who have underlying substance abuse problems, Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services will be providing outpatient substance abuse treatment for adults in Erie County, along with continuing its counseling and recovery services for youth. This grant will initially focus on Erie County with potential to expand to additional counties served by Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services. Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services was one of only two organizations in the State of Ohio to be chosen to partner with Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services on this project.

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RC Warbirds Over Port Clinton

Over the weekend, August 23-24, RC Warbirds Over Port Clinton dazzled the spectators at Carl R. Keller Field at the Erie-Ottawa International Airport. Pilots and supporters from around Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Canada took to the field for awesome displays of aeronautics.

“It’s a great educational event for the spectators,” said Event Director Brian Dee. “We learn the rich history of World War I and World War II; we have B-17 and Avenger history. It’s a great event for everyone.”

Around 50 pilots each day took their planes to the field and put on a show for spectators. Dee said that Saturday 2500 people came to the airfield and museum and on Sunday it was a little over that.

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