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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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Annual Daisy Run/Walk is May 12

The Marblehead Bank is hosting its annual 5K Daisy Run/Walk for the eighth consecutive year. The event will take place on Saturday, May 12. Registration and packet pickup begins at 8 a.m. at the Marblehead V.F.W. Post 7572, 421 W. Main St., Marblehead.
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Emergency heating help ends on a high note

In March, 441 households were approved for assistance from the Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program compared to 367 approved in February. The program, which ended March 30, has served an estimated 2,600 households in 2012. The final tally of the number served for the 2012 heating season will be available…
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Ottawa County Veteran of the Year

Harold “Harry” Fillmore was honored as Ottawa County Veteran of the Year for 2011 at a celebration in his honor last week at the VFW Post 8732, Oak Harbor. Fillmore is the first veteran in Ottawa County to receive this honor. The Ottawa County Veterans Service Commission selected Fillmore after…
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Bagels and the Bible

All are invited to Firelands Presbyterian Church’s Wednesday morning Bible studies at 10 at the Common Grounds coffee shop in the Sutton Center. A group of members and friends have begun meeting there for coffee, sweets, conversation and an informal Bible study led by Firelands Pastor Jeanne Gay. Rev. Gay.“It’s…
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