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Thank you Mike and Ginger Schenk

25-11-2014 Hits:84 Sound Off  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Thank you Mike and Ginger Schenk

Stein Hospice would like to thank Mike and Ginger Schenk, the Catawba Island Club and all those who have joined us for one of the events benefiting Stein Hospice patients...

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USA Today’s names Magee Marsh Best Birdw…

24-11-2014 Hits:137 Ottawa Outdoors  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

USA Today’s names Magee Marsh Best Birdwatching Area

Black throated blue warbler by Brian Zwiebel USA Today’s 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest asked people to select from a long list of birdwatching areas and select their favorite. After...

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Marblehead VFW Danbury Football Banquet

23-11-2014 Hits:257 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Marblehead VFW Danbury Football Banquet

By John Kozak Row 1: James Dorko outstanding back & Shay Rickard sportsmanship award.  Row 2: Bryan Dudash Danbury head football coach, Bob Peroni Commander Marblehead VFW & Drew Davie Danbury...

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Joyful Connections hosting Lake Erie Adventure Play

From 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, Joyful Connections will host a pop-up playground presented by Lake Erie Adventure Play (LEAP). The event will be held in the fenced in area behind their building at 8200 W. SR 163 in Oak Harbor.

LEAP is a pilot program of United Way in Ottawa County that provides opportunities for kids (and adults) to play in their own chosen ways in and around Ottawa County. Using recyclable materials such as cardboard boxes, plastic containers, fabric, glue and string, children are given the time and space to create and play as they desire.

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Area fire departments educate youth during Fire Prevention Month

ICS students with Port Clinton Fire Chief Johnson.

October is Fire Prevention Month and area fire departments used this as an opportunity to educate local elementary schools about fire prevention and fire safety.

At RC Waters Elementary in Oak Harbor, Carroll Township Fire Department put together a day of learning for the third graders that consisted of hands-on stations. One of the stations gave the students an opportunity to talk with the State Highway Patrol and another station was manned by Materion and Ottawa County EMA where students learned about assisting in disaster. The Lucas County Mobile firehouse gave students the experience of getting out of a building using the “stay low and go” technique. Students also used and tried on fire safety equipment.

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Oak Harbor routs St. Joseph CC, 49-0

In desperate need of a victory, Oak Harbor came up big on Senior Night.

Running back Andrew Heberling had one of the best game of his career, running 19 times for 176 yards and four touchdowns in the Rockets' 49-0 victory of St. Joseph Central Catholic on Friday night.

The junior, who leads the team in rushing, scored on one long run (40), two intermediate runs (22, 23) and one short one (2) as Oak Harbor dominated throughout.

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