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Bay Point Yacht Club goes mainstream

23-05-2015 Hits:38 Business  - avatar John Schaffner

Bay Point Yacht Club goes mainstream

The Flag Officers of Bay Point Yacht Club proudly stand in front of their new clubhouse. (L-R): Rear Commodore Jim Kollmann, Commodore Mike Penney and Vice Commodore Ray Ditmar. When life...

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Walleye Fest is back!

21-05-2015 Hits:421 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Walleye Fest is back!

Last year’s Walleye Festival. May 21-25 marks the 35th annual Walleye Festival on the shores of Lake Erie in Waterworks Park in downtown Port Clinton. The festival will be open Thursday...

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Lake Erie harmful algal bloom season pro…

20-05-2015 Hits:170 Ottawa Outdoors  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Lake Erie harmful algal bloom season projection

On Tuesday, May 19, the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science and the National Center for Water Quality Research released an early season projection for harmful algal bloom (HAB) on...

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LHS receives Ohio Historical Records Advisory grant

By Linda Huber, LHS Board Member

The Lakeside Heritage Society (LHS) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a 2015 grant from the Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB). The grant will be used to organize, catalogue and preserve issues of the Peninsular News newspapers from 1881 to 1969 in the LHS collection. In addition, the grant will enhance preservation of all records through improving selected environmental concerns in the Archives that were identified as part of an Ohio Connecting to Collections site visit in April of 2014. The project is funded for the period of April through December 2015.

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Recycle and reuse

By Carol Morgan, Lakeside Heritage Society Board President

Thinking about throwing out grandma’s rocking chair?  Wait!  We just might be able to find a home for that rocking chair.  The Lakeside Heritage Society holds a Recycle Sale twice a year, one during the Memorial Day weekend in May (May 22 through May 25) and a second during the Labor Day weekend (September 4 through September 7).  Both are held on the Lakeside Chautauqua grounds in South Auditorium on Central Avenue, between 5th and 6th Streets.

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Planes, trains and automobiles

McKeen “Red Devil” Motor Car #5 Photo courtesy Lakeside Heritage Society

By Linda Huber, Lakeside Heritage Society

Before Orville and Wilbur Wright invented the airplane in 1903 and before Henry Ford’s Model T was produced in 1908, there was the Lakeside & Marblehead Railroad.   It is this Lakeside & Marblehead Railroad that was the topic of this month’s presentation to Danbury’s fourth grade students by Gretchen Curtis of the Lakeside Heritage Society.

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