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Christmas in July bell-ringers

Christmas in July is being celebrated this weekend by the Salvation Army bell-ringers. The fund-raiser will continue next weekend at Bassett’s and Community Markets in Port Clinton and at the Jet Express dock.
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Carousel for kids

Take a spin on any of Cedar Point’s three carousels this month, and you’ll help raise money for pediatric research at Cleveland Clinic Children’s. During the month of July, Cedar Point will donate 10 cents for every rider on the historic Midway Carousel, the Cedar Downs Racing Derby or the…
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Cutest Baby Contest at the Ottawa County Fair

Cutest Baby contest winners Gabriela Neiderhouse and Wyatt Leady Yesterday, Friday July 19, the Ottawa County Fair held its Cutest Baby Contest. The contest was open to all babies born in 2011. There was a great turnout, for contestants and spectators, for the event. With so many cute babies, every…
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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” on Saturday, July 20th. Complimentary cookies and coffee will be provided at 9:30 a.m., prior to opening ceremony. Entrance is free for veterans, with identification. The opening ceremony kicks off at…
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Public meeting on Waterworks Park

A special public meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Port Clinton Elks Lodge located at 231 Buckeye Blvd. Mike Rose with Washington Properties will be presenting his Master Plan for Waterworks Park. If you missed the public presentation by Mike Rose with Washington…
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The Island Alphabet by Sarah Booker

A new book of photos and verse by Sarah Booker honors her family home of Put-in-Bay. Every letter of the alphabet features a Put-in-Bay sight and story. Booker’s goal is “to touch everyone who comes to the island, stays on the island or is from the island.”
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Summer Lunch and Fun around Port Clinton

The United Way is sponsoring the Summer Lunch and Fun program Tuesdays and Thursdays through August 22. The program provides lunch for any child and is offered at Lakeview Estates, Ida Rupp Public Library and Bay Meadows. This is the third summer for the program, the first year that Kristen…
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