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Week brings sad losses for Ottawa County

We had some very sad losses this past week.First, Port Clinton Yacht Club has lost two of its Past Commodores: Kells Pugh and Bill Benedict. Both were absolutely outstanding gentlemen. Geoff Bailey told me a story about Kells and Joan Pugh, about how when they first joined PCYC, they were…
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It's spaghetti dinner time!

Don’t forget the Kiwanis Spaghetti Lunch/Dinner this Friday, April 20. They will be serving at St. John’s Lutheran Church Hall from noon to 7 p.m. If you have never tasted Mark Giaco’s spectacular spaghetti sauce, you are really missing out! You get a full dinner with a large meatball (no,…
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Never forget

Thanks to Irene Minier who sent us a letter this week with a reminder that April 9 was the 70th Anniversary of the fall of Bataan and Corregidor in the early days of World War II. We have long documented the heroics of the men of the 192nd Tank Battalion,…
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Easter is upon us

This Sunday there will be people worshiping in the chilly outdoors as the sun rises over the lake, the large attendance for the Sunday services, the family dinner and all the other activities that are a part of our Easter observance.After Supper one Easter evening, Lars Tharp led the family…
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Coaching burnout

In today’s climate of overemphasis on winning, burnout of kids and coaches is at an epidemic level. “Burnout” happens when a person has so much stress from working too long and too hard under too much pressure that they give up doing the job entirely. It is no longer worth…
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Friday is last chance for Lenten fish fries

This Friday night will be the last of the Lenten fish fries hosted by the Port Clinton Knights of Columbus at the Denny Bergeman Memorial K. of C. Hall at 109 E. Perry St. They serve from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Pollack dinners are $10, while Lake Erie Perch or…
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