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ICS celebrates very important people

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ICS celebrates very important people

Evelyn Zam is happy to have her Grandmas at school with her. The hallways were a buzz on Friday, September 25, at Immaculate Conception School as many V.I.P.s were invited...

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Apple Festival: Oak Harbor

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Apple Festival: Oak Harbor

Photo from 2014's Apple Festival The Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 37th annual Apple Festival October 10-11 in downtown Oak Harbor. There is no admission fee for...

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Sen. Brown Great Lakes Legislator of the…

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Sen. Brown Great Lakes Legislator of the Year

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) was named Great Lakes Legislator of the Year by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force. The award is presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime...

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The Marblehead Village Square

By Ron Royhab
Marblehead Village Councilman

It all began on a cold February 23, 2002, when four women met for coffee at Big Boppers Restaurant on East Harbor Road. They had a single item on their agenda: How do we start a library on the Marblehead Peninsula.


Marblehead Lighthouse on Lake Erie: Ohio’s Historic Beacon

Earliest known image of the Marblehead Lighthouse (known then as Sandusky Bay Light Station).

A new book about one of the most-visited sites in Ottawa County was released recently. Marblehead Lighthouse on Lake Erie: Ohio’s Historic Beacon is now available from Arcadia Publishing and The History Press. The 160-page softcover book examines the people and the land surrounding the lighthouse, including the decades leading up to its construction. In fact, the book’s historical research follows the path which led to the lighthouse’ establishment, including the War of 1812 and the life of the first keeper, Benajah Wolcott. Descendants of Wolcott still live on the Marblehead Peninsula and include foreword author retired Ottawa County Common Pleas Judge Paul Moon. Danbury Township Trustee and Ohio State Parks Naturalist Diane Rozak penned the introduction.


Marblehead Lions hold Perch Festival

The Marblehead Lions Club held their annual Perch Festival in James Park in downtown Marblehead on Saturday, August 22. There were children’s games and entertainment, food and merchandise vendors, raffles, a car show, live entertainment and fresh Lake Erie perch sandwiches and dinners.

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