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EHOVE Adult Career Center Culinary program graduate Mary Magyar (Bellevue)

EHOVE Adult Career Center is now accepting applications for their Adult Professional Culinary Program.  

The culinary students learn the basics of professional cooking.  They start with knife skills including how to use different knives and how to cut meats, vegetables, fish, etc.  They also learn basic cooking skills including meat cookery, starches, vegetables, soups, sauces, baked goods, and desserts.  Students work on seasonings and international cooking as well. Students will also learn professionalism and employability skills.

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Club Red fundraiser fills the Liberty Aviation Museum

On Friday evening the Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton transported attendees back in time to World War II. Club Red sponsored the fundraiser for the Red Cross in Ottawa County disaster relief efforts. Photos by John Schaffner.

Andrews Sisters Tribute Singers welcomed the attendees to the Club Red  fundraiser Friday night, singing "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy”.

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Ohio Wildlife Council approves early migratory game bird hunting seasons

The Ohio Wildlife Council approved the state's 2013-2014 early migratory game bird hunting seasons at its scheduled meeting on Wednesday, July 17, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Sept. 1 kicks off the state’s bird hunting seasons for mourning dove, Canada goose, rail, moorhen and snipe.

New this year, bag limits for Canada geese and teal have increased, and possession limits after the second day of hunting have increased for all migratory game bird species.

Ohio's dove season is Sept. 1-Oct. 21 and Dec. 15-Jan. 2, 2014, with a daily limit of 15 birds and a possession limit of 45 birds after the second day.

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CIC tailgate for Stein Hospice

Enjoy an entertaining evening Wednesday, August 7, at the Catawba Island Club and support Stein Hospice. The event begins at 6 p.m. and includes tailgate food, wines, craft beers, a performance by members of The Ohio State Pep Band and a live auction. Guests are encouraged to wear tailgate attire to support their favorite school.

Cost is $90 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the Catawba Island Club, 4235 E. Beachclub Rd., Port Clinton, or by calling 800-625-5269. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

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Christmas in July bell-ringers

Christmas in July is being celebrated this weekend by the Salvation Army bell-ringers. The fund-raiser will continue next weekend at Bassett’s and Community Markets in Port Clinton and at the Jet Express dock.

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Carousel for kids

Take a spin on any of Cedar Point’s three carousels this month, and you’ll help raise money for pediatric research at Cleveland Clinic Children’s. During the month of July, Cedar Point will donate 10 cents for every rider on the historic Midway Carousel, the Cedar Downs Racing Derby or the Kiddy Kingdom Carousel.

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Ohio Lake Erie Commission seeking submissions for Life on Lake Erie Photo Contest

Lake Erie enthusiasts who want to capture the essence of Lake Erie life on film, or on memory card in this digital age, can enter the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) 2013 Life on Lake Erie photo contest.  

The Life on Lake Erie photo contest is an opportunity for amateur photographers, age 18 and older, to reveal their passion for one of Ohio’s most valuable and dynamic natural features, Lake Erie. Photographs taken between August 1, 2012 and July 31, 2013 in and around the Lake Erie watershed can be submitted to the OLEC through July 31.

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City of Port Clinton plays host to the 8th Annual Senior Picnic at Lakeview Park

The City of Port Clinton along with Ottawa County Senior Resources, Crosser Funeral Homes, Home Instead Senior Care & Magruder Hospital will once again host the Annual Senior Picnic at Lakeview Park. In its eighth year, this year’s picnic will feature traditional picnic lunch including hamburgers, hotdogs, baked beans and various summer salads. Crossers Funeral Homes will top off the food portion of the event with their infamous Senior Ice Cream Social with all the fixings.

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Biting Black Flies Can Ruin a Fun Experience

Shawn Kintigh

Have you ever driven to a fishing spot out in the middle of nowhere on Lake Erie only to find that the biting black flies have found you? Its mind boggling to me that they just show up out of nowhere, miles from the nearest shore, with a very big appetite for human flesh. They are so annoying they can actually ruin the fishing experience for many people with their sting-like bite. Some are so nasty that they actually draw blood.

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