Ohio ranked 16th most bicycle friendly state

The League of American Bicyclists released its 2014 Bicycle Friendly States ranking today and Ohio placed #16 nationally as being a leader in creating a bicycle friendly culture. “Bicycling is a growing transportation choice and activity for many Ohioans,” said ODOT Director Jerry Wray. “We continue to support investment in…
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Summer Lunch and Fun begins June 17

After school is out, year four of the Summer Lunch & Fun Program begins. Lunch is being served for all school-aged children at three locations in Port Clinton at 11 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday until Aug. 21. The locations are Lakeview Estates Community Room, Ida Rupp Public Library and…
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Ottawa County Veteran of the Year

Standing: Timothy Laderach; Seated, left to right: Paul Laderach and Dale Laderach. On April 30, Mr. Paul Laderach was honored as Ottawa County Veteran of the Year for 2013 at a celebration in his honor at the VFW Post 8732, Oak Harbor. Paul is the third veteran in Ottawa County…
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Ottawa County appliance and scrap metal collection May 10

On Saturday, May 10, Ottawa County residents can bring their old appliances and scrap metal to the Ottawa County Fairgrounds at W. State Route 163, Oak Harbor, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. for recycling. Items accepted include washing machines, dryers, ovens, stoves, hot water heaters, refrigerators, freezers, microwaves, dehumidifiers,…
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Ottawa County Republican Women Spring Luncheon

On April 24, the Ottawa County Republican Women held their annual Spring Luncheon at Schedel Gardens in Elmore, with over 60 in attendance. Elected officials, liaisons for Ohio state office holders and local candidates were present, including U.S. Representative Bob Latta, Ohio Senator Randy Gardner, and Ottawa County Commissioner Steve…
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Paint with Geoff Mowery May 15

Local artists will have the rare opportunity to paint with and learn from Geoff Mowery, listed in the “500 Best Contemporary Artists in North America”. A graduate of the Choinard Art Institute in Los Angeles, Mowery paintings grace the halls of the Cleveland Museum of Art, the San Francisco Museum…
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