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Soap Box Derby Gravity Racing takes to E…

05-05-2015 Hits:103 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Soap Box Derby Gravity Racing takes to Erie-Ottawa International Airport runway

On Saturday, May 2, the Erie-Ottawa International Airport held a Soap Box Derby Gravity Racing Challenge STEM School Race on their runway. There were 20 racers in the derby and...

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Port Clinton garage sale permit

03-05-2015 Hits:305 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Port Clinton garage sale permit

New to the 2015 garage sale season is the need for a City of Port Clinton garage sale permit per Chapter 707 of the Codified Ordinances of the City. An...

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PCCS featured in statewide magazine 

03-05-2015 Hits:158 Schools  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

PCCS featured in statewide magazine 

David Belden, PCCS Board of Education President, with the kindergarten class. The Port Clinton City School District is highlighted in the latest issue of the Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) Journal...

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Mark Schaffner

Mark Schaffner

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Tip Jars

Tip Jars come out for Summer. It rather amazes me as to the growing Port Clinton/Marblehead area ‘tip jars’ at restuarants, services venues, or a tip jar for buying a ferry ticket? and such. Why a tip jar for carry out? Or further, a jar next to the cash register, as if you didn’t leave enough at the table. I consider it indicative of the community, ‘squeeze the buck while you can!” We, local people, know very well how prices go up in Summer.

Bert R. Tomon

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Rite of passage at EHOVE

EHOVE Adult Career Center School of Practical Nursing students participated in a well-known rite of passage in their training, the capping ceremony.  The ceremony marks the halfway point of nursing school as an acknowledgement of the students’ success in reaching that point, and encouragement in reaching their final goal.

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