Cub Scouts receive awards

Members of Cub Scouts Pack 361 received their advancements and awards at the 2013 Blue & Gold Banquet held March 4 at St. John Lutheran Church in Port Clinton. The awards result from the hard work and projects the Scouts undertake over the course of the year according to the…
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Water levels in Lake Erie predicted to stay low

The April 3 report from the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) states that the water level of Lake Superior is 3 inches below its level of one year ago, while Lake Michigan-Huron is 15 inches lower. Lake Erie has levels 17 inches lower than a year ago. Over…
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Salvation Army accepting applications for Camp NEOSA

The Salvation Army’s Camp NEOSA this year is June 19-24. The camp program is provided to the first 40 children ages 6-12 who register. A $25 registration fee will be charged this year. Transportation is provided. Camp NEOSA is made possible by funding through local contributions from residents and businesses.…
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Spring on the north coast

Confused daffodils set to bloom had second thoughts after Wednesday’s hail and rain storm. According to Ernie Isaac at the Port Clinton Sewage Treatment Plant, we had .52 inches of rain before midnight on Wednesday, and between midnight and 8 a.m. Thursday another .6 inches, for a total of 1.1…
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Danbury Township receives Marblehead Chamber donation

The Danbury Township Board of Trustees was recently the recipient of some very special items purchased by the Marblehead Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. Fourteen recycled-material benches were provided to the trustees for use in parks throughout the township. In addition to the benches the Chamber also purchased a new sign…
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Port Clinton City Beach and Lakeview Park cleanup April 22

Earth Day was first celebrated April 22, 1970. This day has been set aside each year to recognize our Earth and promote greater environmental awareness through education, action, and celebration. To commemorate this day the Port Clinton Recreation Department and the OSS Solid Waste District will once again be sponsoring…
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Nature and nautical items and volunteers needed for MLHS

The Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society members are planning their annual Nature and Nautical sale for July 13. The sale has always been very popular and a good source of income for the MLHS. The MLHS is asking for help this year in collecting nature and/or nautical items for the sale.…
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