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Mayor’s Night Out August 5

On Wednesday, August 5, Port Clinton Mayor Vince Leone will be holding a monthly Mayor’s Night Out at City Hall in the Council Chambers at 6 p.m. The Mayor’s Night Out is being held on Wednesday this month and not Thursday like in the past.

These meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to attend.

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Goodwill celebrates 25th anniversary of the ADA

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, education, and public accommodations.

Goodwill has been dedicated to supporting employment opportunities for people with disabilities, among others, since its founding more than 113 years ago.

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WSOS Ottawa County Early Childhood Centers now enrolling



WSOS Early Childhood Education Centers in Port Clinton and Genoa are now enrolling children ages birth through 4 for Early Head Start and Head Start programs.

WSOS also offers all-day, all-year childcare at contracted centers in Ottawa County. Along with providing a comprehensive education program for children, WSOS also supports health, nutrition, and other services to enrolled families. Home-based education options are also available.

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Pressure Canner Testing Dates

As the harvesting season is upon us, the canning and preservation season is not far behind. For those using a pressure canner for preservation, it is recommended pressure canners using dial gauges be tested every year to ensure accuracy.

Where can you get your pressure canner tested? At your local Extension office! This year we are offering special pressure canner testing days at both the Ottawa County and Sandusky County Extension offices.

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Transferring the family business



Transferring the family business can be a difficult process. Most failures are not the result of taxes or the economy but rather the people involved. What dad wants and what the children want may be two different things. 

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Lakeside United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School



Lakeside United Methodist Church is offering Vacation Bible School (VBS) to all children in the area, including those who are visiting for the week in Lakeside, those in the Island View, Marblehead Peninsula and Port Clinton areas, as well as members and friends of Lakeside UMC. The VBS will take place Aug. 3-7 from 6-8 p.m.

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Fishing on the up side

Doug and Lori Brown owners/partners at Channel Grove Marina with daughter Morgan Brown and friend Joe Strippoli caught these Walleye with Capt. Erik Bosley on Eye Hunter II.

The 2015 Lake Erie Walleye fishing season has been through some ups and downs due to our crazy weather earlier in the summer. Right now the fishing has been on the up side with some good catches coming in from a few different locations around the lake. Reef areas around the lake have been producing consistent numbers of Walleye lately. Shallower waters from 8-20 ft. have been producing fish around the Crib and Toussaint Reefs near the Davis-Besse nuclear plant. Also, other reefs in this area you may try are Niagara, Flatrock, Cone and Little Pickerel.

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Special meeting pulls 6-1 vote for ballot ordinance

On Thursday, July 30, Port Clinton City Council held a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers. The meeting was held especially for council to discuss the second reading of Ordinance 16-15. The ordinance states:

An ordinance approving an advisory election question to be placed on a City-wide ballot at the next scheduled general election within the City and requesting that the Ottawa County Board of Elections place this issue on the ballot and declaring an emergency.

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PCHS mandatory soccer practice

Mandatory Practice for Port Clinton High School's boys’ and girls’ soccer teams begins Monday, August 3. Girls will practice from 3-5 p.m. Boys will practice from 5-7 p.m.  Both teams will begin practice at the Soccer Field at the High School. 

For any questions, contact Coach Romero at 419-239-9491.

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