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Honor area vets for Memorial Day

In celebration of Memorial Day, the Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce would like to help honor those who have served or are serving our country. The Chamber of Commerce will once again display veterans’ pictures at the Oak Harbor Flat Iron Park from May 23-30.If you would like your…
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Gardner sponsors new Healthy Lake Erie Fund

Calling Lake Erie one of Ohio’s “greatest natural assets,” State Rep. Randy Gardner won support Tuesday for a new Healthy Lake Erie Fund to enhance the effort to fight algae problems in the lake.The Gardner amendment was approved by the House Finance and Appropriations Committee as part of the Mid-Budget…
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Household hazardous waste collection coming up

The Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste District is sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste Collectiosn from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 5. In order to bring materials to the collection you must be a resident of Ottawa, Sandusky or Seneca counties. Collection times are as follows: last name A…
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Main Street PC receives national accreditation

Heritage Ohio is proud to announce the 2011 certification of Main Street Port Clinton as an Ohio Main Street Community. A member of the Main Street program since 2006, Main Street Port Clinton continues to work towards revitalizing its historic downtown district.“We are very proud to see Main Street Port…
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Libraries get technology grant

The Ida Rupp Public Library and Erie Islands Library recently received a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the State of Ohio. This money is met by funding from the Friends of the Ida Rupp Public Library and enables the purchase of three AWE’s Early Literacy Stations.
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Sold-out audience learns ‘Bridges out of Poverty’

A sold-out crowd packed the Port Clinton Elks Club Friday, April 20, to learn important concepts around the culture of poverty. Jodi Pfarr, international trainer for Aha! Process, enlightened those in the audience with strategies and tools for recognizing the “mental model” of poverty. These “mental models,” an internal awareness…
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Veteran Health and Information Fair

Veterans of all ages, military family and friends and the general public are invited to a free Veteran Health and Information Fair on Tuesday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky. (Enter from Ohio 250 and follow signs to Veterans Hall). U.S. Department…
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