Garden plots available

Fresh veggies and flowers could be yours. This year, the Community Garden at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 541 Church Road, Marblehead, is taking a different direction. Instead of one big garden, the space is being divided into plots (approximately 20 feet x 15 feet) and inviting anyone from the congregation…
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Meeting set for recycling grant program

The Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste District will offer grants in the second round of the Competitive Funding Program in 2012. Eligible participants are required to attend a meeting prior to submitting an application. The grant program’s main priority is to set up recycling programs for educational institutions, non-profit…
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Sign up now for compost workshop

Learn to compost Thursday, May 31, at Riehm Farm Market in Tiffin. Pre-registration is required for the event, which is sponsored by Riehm Farm, Sandusky County Park District, Ottawa County Soil & Water Conservation District and the Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste Management District. There are two available sessions…
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GOP event draws crowd

A large gathering of Republicans with a smattering of disenchanted Democrats attended Thursday night’s reception at Mon Ami on Catawba to welcome a number of candidates for national, state and local office.“We are in a car going 100 miles per hour headed for a brick wall,” said Ohio Treasurer and…
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Presbyterian church celebrates 30 years

Past members, pastors and friends will join the congregation at Firelands Presbyterian Church Sunday to celebrate 30 years of history and look to the future.In 1980, two couples — Pat and Bud True and Betty and Sam Carter — met with officials to start a Presbyterian church in the area.…
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Joyful Connections raising awareness

Karen Demangos, then executive director of Joyful Connections, was recently honored with the Larry L. Noblitt Liberty Bell Award. The accolade was given by the Ottawa County Bar Association for outstanding service to the community for her work at the supervised exchange and visitation site in Oak Harbor.“It was very…
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Village-wide Garage Sale Days coming up

The Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the third annual village-wide Garage Sale Days on June 1-2. Anyone in the Oak Harbor area may sign up, and some of the downtown businesses will be having sidewalk sales as well.New this year, the chamber will have spaces available at…
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