Marine Corps Birthday Party

All former Marines of Ottawa County are invited to the 238th United States Marine Corps Birthday Party at Catawba Island Community Hall, 3307 NW Catawba Rd., on Nov. 10. Happy hour is 1800-1900 hours. Dinner and ceremony are 1900-2100 hours. RSVP by Nov. 1 to 419-341.4390 or 419-260.7468 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and leave name and number attending.


Day Habilitation Program Ribbon Cutting at Port Clinton Goodwill location

On Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 10 a.m. the Port Clinton Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Goodwill Industries Day Habilitation facility located at 205 SE Catawba Rd. The Day Habilitation programs are offered in Erie and Ottawa counties for people with disabilities to work in a closely supervised environment. Workers sort donations (such as baseball cards, jewelry and toys) and bag or organize to sell in the Goodwill stores. Workers also scan donated books and enter them into a computer database so the books can be sold on Amazon or

“It’s a great work environment,” said Goodwill CEO Eric Kochendoerfer. “We are very excited for this location to open.”


Village Square - October 2013

Submitted by John Starcher, President Pro Tem, Marblehead Council

Last year at this time, in this column, I asked for your support for the Village of Marblehead's 2-mil levy renewal. You obliged, and the Village appreciated it very much!  This year I'd like to ask your support of a different issue, 


Port Clinton Night with the Cleveland Cavaliers

Port Clinton High School is pleased to announce their very own A Cappella group, Touch of Class, was selected to perform the National Anthem at the January 5 Cleveland Cavaliers game.  The Cavs organization has made the evening into "Port Clinton High School Night with the Cavs!" 

PCHS has order forms for January 5 discounted tickets at a group rate of $30 per ticket. In addition, a portion of each ticket sold will be donated back to the PCHS Choir program. Ticket order forms are available in the Port Clinton High School Main office, or you can download the form at under the News. The discount ticket sale deadline is Monday, Nov. 25. PCHS Touch of Class is under the direction of Mr. Eric Watts.


Mole Day at Port Clinton High School

Port Clinton High School students Aaron Lockhart and Dennis Elias measure a mole of aluminum foil to create a mole foil sculpture on Oct. 23, Mole Day at PCHS.  

Oct. 23 was Mole Day at Port Clinton High School. Not a day honoring a small burrowing animal, but a day declared by Chemistry teacher Mrs. Nichole Wiechman to celebrate Avogadro’s number  6.02 x 1023.  


Math Madness at PCMS

Port Clinton Middle School students, Zoe Hines and Samantha Sneider, yell out their answers during the Math Madness competition. Mr. Ron Aukerman, PCMS STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Math) teacher served as the judge of the competition.


Trick or treat times rescheduled

Happy Halloween!  Due to inclement weather, trick or treat times have been rescheduled. For Port Clinton, Lakeside, Marblehead, and Danbury Township, the trick or treat times are now Sunday, Nov. 3, from 5-7 p.m. For Oak Harbor and Rocky Ridge, trick or treat time is Sunday, Nov. 3, 6-7:30 p.m.


Edgewood Manor hosts Trick or Treat

First place winner McKenna Sullivan, the candy fairy

Super heroes, fairy princesses, goblins, skeletons, clowns, witches, pirates, vampires and a variety of other creatures descended upon Edgewood as the afternoon’s festivities began.  Residents sat in their doorways holding pumpkin buckets overflowing with candy as trick or treaters went up and down the halls gathering their bounty.  As the costumed characters passed by each person, two or three special goodies were dropped into their containers.  Excitement flowed from the children as they filled their bags while the residents smiled with delight at each little one’s outfit.  


Community Calendar Oct. 31-Nov. 6

Thursday Oct. 31

Harvest Carnival
WHAT: Contests, candy, face painting, bike giveaway
WHEN: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Erie Shores Assembly of God, 220 S. Gill Rd., PC
INFO: 419-734-3322

Lake Disposal’s Open the Door to Find a Cure
WHAT: Support Breast Cancer Awareness, coupons, refreshments
WHEN: 1 p.m.
WHERE: Lake Disposal, 2669 E. Harbor Rd., PC
INFO: 877-582-6800 or

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