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The Island Alphabet by Sarah Booker

A new book of photos and verse by Sarah Booker honors her family home of Put-in-Bay. Every letter of the alphabet features a Put-in-Bay sight and story. Booker’s goal is “to touch everyone who comes to the island, stays on the island or is from the island.”
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Summer Lunch and Fun around Port Clinton

The United Way is sponsoring the Summer Lunch and Fun program Tuesdays and Thursdays through August 22. The program provides lunch for any child and is offered at Lakeview Estates, Ida Rupp Public Library and Bay Meadows. This is the third summer for the program, the first year that Kristen…
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Lakeside Chautauqua welcomes Jim Petro and Nancy Petro

Jim and Nancy Petro Jim Petro, former Attorney General of Ohio, and his wife, Nancy Petro, will give four lectures as part of the 2013 Lakeside Chautauqua Lecture Series. Based on their book, “False Justice: Eight Myths that Convict the Innocent”, the Petros will speak on the subject of wrongful…
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Kelleys Island Pub Crawl and Progressive Beer Dinner

The Stein Hospice benefit Pub Crawl & Progressive Beer Dinner is Sunday, Aug. 4. The five-course dinner with paired beers from Great Lakes Brewing Company starts at the Casino at 4 p.m. and ends at a downtown restaurant. All locations are within walking distance. Advance tickets are $40 and can…
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Gospel sing and worship at Tall Timbers

St. John and St. Paul Lutheran, Lakeside-Marblehead, join together in inviting the guests and residents of the area to an outdoor gospel hymn sing, worship and picnic at Tall Timbers Campground at 340 S. Christy Chapel Road, Port Clinton. The event is titled "Shall We Gather at the Shelter" and…
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Back to School Backpack Drive

The Ottawa County Republican Women in conjunction with the Salvation Army are sponsoring a Back to School Backpack Drive. The Drive will benefit the Port Clinton, Oak Harbor, Genoa and Elmore communities with backpacks and school supplies for families unable to purchase them. The collection of backpacks and supplies goes…
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Senator Gardner maintains 100% voting record

State Senator Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green) completed the recent legislative session with his career-long 100% voting record intact. Gardner, who represents Fulton, Lucas, Wood, Ottawa and Erie counties in the Senate, did not miss any roll call votes during the first half of 2013 (149 votes). He has not missed…
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