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Port Clinton Lady Redskins rally to defe…

04-03-2015 Hits:94 Sports  - avatar Yaneek Smith

Port Clinton Lady Redskins rally to defeat BG for sectional title

Lady Redskins holding pieces of the net after their win over Bowling Green in Genoa on Saturday, Feb. 28. Photos by Bill Migala. Not again, right? Just one year after having a...

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The Maiden Voyage of Onward

03-03-2015 Hits:101 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

The Maiden Voyage of Onward

A model of Onward made by Jim Robenalt of Tiffin. A story about Matthews Boat Company and a journey around The Great Loop On Sunday, March 1, Bob Reynolds, in association with...

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Burn, Snowman, Burn!!

28-02-2015 Hits:1152 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Burn, Snowman, Burn!!

One of the Norman the Snowman creators, Lenny Kromer, raises his arms in the air and flames rise into the sky. On Saturday, February 28, the inaugural Burning Snowman Festival took...

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Immaculate Conception School thank veterans

Dalton Boyd designs a place mat that honors the true bravery of Veterans. 

When we think of the sacrifices of Veterans, the word ‘thank you’ doesn’t quite seem to be enough in comparison.   But, we are left with these simple words to express our understanding and gratitude for all the veterans have given to make this country strong and safe.  

The children at Immaculate Conception School have been reflecting on what Veterans Day means to them as they have each designed a placemat for the VFW to use on Veterans Day.  Each of the placemats is unique, but all of them show the student’s pride in American and their never ending appreciation for the freedoms given to them by a Veteran.  The placemats are being completed by every grade level and will be presented to the VFW for Veterans Day.

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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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