Ida Rupp hosts geeks all summer long

William Johnson and his mom, Ida Rupp administrative assistant Amber Cupp, at the I Geek Science program. The Ida Rupp library has a reoccurring geek theme all summer, highlighting topics that people are passionate, or that they geek, about. Included within this theme was the children’s program I Geek Science,…
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Once bullied, now helping others

Left to right: Mac, Mike and Andy speaking about bullying. There are lots of presentations on the subject of bullying, but none quite like this. This presentation’s actors have personal experience with being bullied and the subject brings a lot of strong, hurtful emotions to the surface. Pain they hope…
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Boehner visits Catawba Island

Speaker of the House of Representatives in Washington, John Boehner, who lives in the Cincinnati area, took some time off to visit Catawba Island the weekend of 4th of July. He is pictured her on the far right with Don Dougherty and Addie Reno of Catawba while at dinner at…
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2014 Summer Earth Camps a big success

Recycling Rock Stars The OSS Joint Solid Waste Management District sponsored three Earth Camps this June in Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca County. The half day camps were hosted at Lakeview Park in Port Clinton, Conner Park in Fremont and Meadowbrook Park in Bascom. A total of 136 elementary students participated…
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Veterans Day at the Ottawa County Fair

The Ottawa County Veterans Service Office is excited to announce the annual Veterans Day at the Ottawa County Fair is on Saturday, July 19. The staff has been working very hard to make this year’s Veterans Day special. In addition to last year, complimentary cookies and coffee will be provided…
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Lakeside Wooden Boat Show & Plein Air Art Festival

A collaborative effort, blending the craftsman of the 11th Annual Lakeside Wooden Boat Show and the artistic expression of the Lakeside Plein Air Art Festival, will create one of Lakeside’s most unique weekends of the Chautauqua summer season from Friday, July 18-Sunday, July 20. This three-day event begins on Friday,…
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Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department adds new vehicle to fleet

Jay’s Body Shop manager Brian Ralston and SRT Commander Jim Muller stand in front of the newly finished Special Response Team vehicle. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department Special Response Team recently received their newly finished vehicle back from Jay’s Body Shop. The vehicle, which was purchased from the Harris Elmore…
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