Judge Winters informs community on Sober Living Facility

The Ida Rupp Public Library Conference Room was packed Thursday night for a meeting with Judge Bruce Winters and Mayor Vince Leone concerning the placement of a Sober Living Facility in Port Clinton. The facility, which is proposed to be located at 515 Fifth Street in an old church, is…
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Historical Society releases new oral history book

Just in time for holiday giving, a new volume of oral histories has been released by the On Page and Stage division of the Ottawa County Historical Society. The sixth in a series, the volume contains interviews of Ottawa County residents, giving an account in their own words of their…
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Catawba Island resident honored for weight loss

TOPS # OH 1487, Port Clinton met on December 9 to honor member, Louise Matta, for losing weight to her ideal goal and becoming a KOPS (Keep off Pounds Sensibly.) A graduation ceremony was held complete with mortar board and Diploma. Leader, Sue Mooney and Co-leader, Mary Triska presented Louise…
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Early Intervention celebrates with Santa, cookies and crafts

The Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities had its annual Early Intervention Holiday Party on December 9, with a special visit from Santa Claus. Families came together to decorate cookies, play with friends and visit with other families in the program. Early Intervention is a family-centered program for children birth…
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Compassionate Friends hold candle light vigil

On Sunday, December 14, at 7 p.m., people around the world lit candles to remember children who were taken too soon. The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle lighting is in its 18th year, but here the Compassionate Friends of Ottawa County participated for its fifth year in a row. Compassionate Friends…
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Redneck Claymation Christmas benefit for Tony Tucker

On Sunday, December 21, from 12-6 p.m. there will be a spaghetti dinner benefitting Tony Tucker at the Port Clinton VFW. Join everyone’s favorite Christmas characters including Santa, his elves, Mr. Freeze and the Heat Mizer to raise money to help Tony and his family as he battles stage 3…
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Vote on the best tree for Gift of Lights

Eighteen local businesses and organizations are competing to win the 2014 Gift of Lights for the best-decorated tree at Adams Street Park in downtown historic Port Clinton. The proceeds from the 2014 Gift of Lights goes to the CASA as selected by the 2013 winner (Port Clinton Women’s Club). The…
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