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Friends of Ida Rupp memberships available

Memberships to the Friends of Ida Rupp Public Library group are still available before the annual book sale begins. The book sale runs from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, and from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 3, in the community room of the library, 310 Madison…
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Community calendar July 25-31

Thursday July 25 Port Clinton Art Walk “Eco-Green Sculptures”WHAT: Theme encourages artists to create with recycled materialsWHEN: 5-8 p.m.WHERE: Downtown Port ClintonINFO: 419-341-0804 or portclintonarts.org Lakeside Women’s Club 58th Annual Tour of HomesWHAT: Map of homes provided, free shuttle for those who have difficulty walkingWHEN: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.WHERE: Lakeside Chautauqua,…
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Christmas in July bell-ringers

Maureen Saponari, Director of The Salvation Army Port Clinton Service Unit and Beth Wood of Dockers at Catawba Moorings. Christmas in July is being celebrated this weekend by the Salvation Army bell-ringers. The fund-raiser began last weekend and will continue through Sunday at Bassett’s and Community Markets in Port Clinton…
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Wooden boats and plein air artists enrich Lakeside

Docked along the Lakeside pier and trailered onto the Hotel Lakeside lawn this weekend were gleaming wooden boats--kayaks, dinghys, runabouts, cruisers, sailboats and yachts. The 10th Annual Lakeside Wooden Boat show shared Lakeside’s waterfront with the 47 plein air artists who were painting and exhibiting their canvases. Wally and the…
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Lions Club food tent at Arts in the Park

Port Clinton Lions Club food tent will be at Arts in the Park on Aug. 3 and 4. Proceeds from sales at the food tent will go to The Lions Club’s community projects, such as buying eye glasses for adults and children in need.
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From the Bench

An often discussed aspect of criminal cases is the insanity defense and competency to stand trial. We have all watched television shows, read books, or heard a story about a criminal who beat the system, claimed insanity and walked out of the courtroom scot free. In reality, individuals who claim…
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