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Mayor Leone holding town hall meeting

01-04-2015 Hits:70 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Mayor Leone holding town hall meeting

On Thursday, April 2, Port Clinton Mayor Vince Leone will be holding his Mayor’s Night Out town hall meeting. The meeting will take place in the Port Clinton City Council...

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Ottawa County honors Vietnam Era Veteran…

31-03-2015 Hits:228 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Ottawa County honors Vietnam Era Veterans

On Saturday, March 28, the Vietnam Era Veteran Commemoration Celebration was held at the Camp Perry Clubhouse. At the commemoration, a representative from Ohio Governor John Kasich’s office attended with...

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Port Clinton Easter egg hunt

30-03-2015 Hits:612 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Port Clinton Easter egg hunt

  Photo from last year's Easter egg hunt at the Ottawa County Courthouse. On Saturday, April 4, at 11 a.m. families and children are invited to the Ottawa County Courthouse lawn for...

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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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