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Fishing on the up side

02-08-2015 Hits:157

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...

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Special meeting pulls 6-1 vote for ballo…

31-07-2015 Hits:372

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...

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Catawba Peach and Wine Festival

30-07-2015 Hits:302

Catawba Peach and Wine Festival

Peach harvest from 1914.Most area residents know of the great history of peaches growing in the Catawba Island area.  Few, however, realize the importance of this particular year as it...

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Danbury Township Trustees — July 11 meeting

At the regular meeting of the Danbury Township Trustees held July 11 the following business was conducted:
• Fiscal Officer Shelley Seamon, Zoning Inspector Kathryn Dale and Police Chief Michael Meisler shared their experiences during President Obama’s recent visit to Danbury Township.
• Road Superintendent Brett Waldron reported the department has been busy mowing and trimming the roads and parks, permission was received to install the flashing cross traffic signs on Port Clinton Eastern Road on the existing advance warming stop ahead signs, a crosswalk will be added on Erie Beach Road at the intersection of North Shore Boulevard, clean-up week begins on Monday, brush grinding quotes were received, hydrant markers were discussed, storm cleanup was discussed. Trustees agreed to provide maintenance department assistance, based on manpower, for clearing of all roads in the township during future emergency situations. Trustees agreed to contract with David Price Metal Services for brush grinding services at a cost of $5,995.

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Brian Zins wins 11th NRA National Pistol Championship

Brian “Gunny” Zins of Poland, Ohio, won his 11th National Pistol title this weekend during the NRA’s National Rifle & Pistol Championships in Camp Perry. Shooting an aggregate score of 2649-142x, Zins finished three points ahead of his nearest competitor.
“Considering that I took 18 months off due to an elbow injury, to win here in Camp Perry, it’s awesome,” said Zins. “I thought I was out after the .45 slow fire match. But I knuckled down and it worked out well.”

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Arts in the Park offers something for everyone

Arts in the Park, sponsored by the Port Clinton Artists’ Club, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4-5, at Lakeview Park in Port Clinton. 
Nearly 120 artists from Ohio, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Florida will be showing and selling their original creations. The show is open to the public and parking is free. One of the oldest art festivals in Ohio, Arts in the Park is celebrating 55 years of continuing to bring unique and original art to Ottawa County. 
Artisans will be displaying and selling ceramics, jewelry, glass, paintings, photography, wood, mixed media, textiles and fiber art. Artwork will be judged by the prestigious talents of Irene Finck, retired, Ohio Arts Council; Columbus watercolorist Kevin Buckland; art lovers Pertain Buckland and Connie Pfeiffer; and Dee Cochran, batik artist and president of the Port Clinton Artist’s Club.
For the second year, Pat Catan’s Craft Centers is the sponsor of the Children’s Area, a fun-filled part of the festival.  Watch your child’s face light up as they create functional art. Fun and engaging activities will be going on throughout the two-day art festival.

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