Home Instead Senior Care celebrates its sixth anniversary

Ceinwen and Tom Price of the Home Instead Senior Care in Erie, Ottawa, Huron and Sandusky counties, are celebrating six years in business. Their company was founded in January 2006 as part of a franchise network that has become the largest of its kind in the world.
Home Instead Senior Care provides non-medical home care and companionship services for seniors, with more than 875 independently owned and operated franchises in 15 countries and 16 markets, spanning four continents.


Chamber offering discount card

The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce will again be offering a Member Discount Card. The program is available to members only and is offered as a free service.
The Member Discount Card will list 42 discounts and specials for Chamber member businesses that can be used only by other PC Chamber members and their employees. The cards will be good April 1-March 31, 2013, to coincide with the Chamber’s fiscal year.


Welcome 2012!

Madison Street was packed with people ready to ring in the new year Saturday night.

A new and improved fiberglass Wylie was lowered via crane while a new Wylie mascot danced on stage with former Port Clinton mayors Debbie Hymore-Tester and Tom Brown.



Local market appears to be bouncing back

Home sales throughout Ohio in November posted gains for the fifth consecutive month, helping the marketplace nearly mirror the results of a year ago for the first 11 months, according to statistics provided to the Ohio Association of Realtors by the state’s Multiple Listing Services.


Danbury Ministerial holding Unity Sunday Potluck

The Danbury Ministerial invites area churches and the community to gather in unity as the body of Christ over table fellowship at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Danbury, 541 Church Road, Lakeside-Marblehead.
The gathering will begin at 4:30 with the meal at 5  p.m. Jan. 15. The clergy will, again, be providing a variety of main course meat dishes. Others are invited to bring a side dish, salad or desert.
Each congregation will share a thumbprint sketch of how God is providing gifts through them for discipleship on this peninsula and in the world (ex: key ministries or values for which each community of faith is identified). 
For information, call Pastor Chris Young, St. Paul and St. John Lutheran, at 419-635-6062


Speaker brings guide dog to ICS

Students in Judy Maher’s third grade class at Immaculate Conception School had a special speaker, Kelly Snyder — along with her guide dog — visit their class recently. The Garrett Hirt, Collin Fleming, Alyssa Diaz, Mrs. Judy Maher, Mitchell Coon, Joseph Bennett, Kelly Snyder and her guide dog, Adrianna Hummel, Chase Mayle and Parker Kajfasz pose for a photo.class had just finished reading the story “Mom’s Best Friend” by Sally Hobart Alexander. This story spoke about a mother who needed a guide dog. The dog’s name was Ursula.


Gumina named CEO of Vineyard parent company

Laurence Gumina has been elected Chief Executive Officer of Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services, owners of The Vineyard on Catawba, by the OPRS Board of Directors.Gumina Gumina will succeed current CEO David Kaasa, who is retiring after 26 years of service with OPRS, 17 of which as CEO. OPRS is the largest and most experienced not-for-profit provider of continuing care retirement communities and services in Ohio. Gumina, who currently resides in New Jersey, began his new role the last week of December.


Board of DD presents action plan

The Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities will present its draft of the 2012 Annual Action Plan at a public hearing at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at the office of
Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 235 N. Toussaint South Road, Oak Harbor.


Ownership of Waterworks not in question

Former Port Clinton Mayor Debbie Hymore-Tester and Law Director George Wilber took part in several meetings with officials from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Three piles of rubble are all that remain at the old Waterworks Building site in Port Clinton. PHOTO BY JOHN SCHAFFNERDivision of Coastal Management. Chief Chief John Watkins and Patrick Ernst, along with Tester and Wilber addressed the following question: who has the title on the property?

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