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Red Cross offers disaster volunteer training

With hurricane season fully under way and tornadoes, flooding and home fires an ever-present threat, the American Red Cross is asking the public to consider learning more about becoming a disaster volunteer this year.“Having a trained, prepared and ready-to-help team of volunteers is one of the most valuable resources a…
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Captain Underpants party coming up

Calling All Captain Underpants Fans: head to Ida Rupp Public Library for a program based on the popular series by Dav Pilkey on Saturday, Sept. 8. Games, activities, crafts, food and fun will be offered from 10:30 a.m. to noon for those in grades 2-5. There will also be a…
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Local artist teaches at Sutton Center

The Port Clinton Artists’ Club is offering an oil painting class for all levels at the Sutton Center Technology Conference Facility at 1854 Perry St. Local artist and club member Kathie Widing will teach the class on Saturday, Aug. 25. Widing is a certified painting instructor following many years of…
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ODNR: No Asian carp found
in western Lake Erie

After a week of intensive electrofishing and gill netting activities in Sandusky Bay, Maumee Bay and their main tributaries, officials have found no bighead or silver Asian carps in western Lake Erie. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Michigan Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service continue…
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City moves on Waterworks plan

Tuesday night, Port Clinton City Council moved forward with an ordinance that puts the development of Waterworks Park back on the front page. The ordinance authorizes the city to enter into an agreement with the Los Angeles legal firm of Jeffer, Mangels, Butler and Mitchell to assist the city in…
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Danbury Township Trustees — Aug. 8 meeting

At the regular meeting of the Danbury Township Trustees held Aug. 8, the following business was conducted:• Road Superintendent Brett Waldron reported the department had one service at the cemetery; the first draft of the record retention schedule was completed; the athletic complex is changing over from baseball and softball…
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Farm tire recycling coming up

The agricultural community will once again have an opportunity to recycle unwanted farm tires through a collection sponsored by the Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste District. The event will be held at the Sandusky County Fairgrounds in Fremont at the north parking lot. This collection is open to farm…
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