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St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry relocating

After being located at the Knights of Columbus Hall for the past eight years, the St. Vincent DePaul food pantry will be moving to 301 W. 2nd Street, Port Clinton. The new location is adjacent to the Portage Resale Center. Ann Heckerd, St. Vincent DePaul president said that the move…
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Squirt Gun Run 5k July 4

On Friday, July 4, the second annual Star Spangled Squirt Gun Run will take place starting at the Jefferson Street Pavilion. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the race begins at 9 a.m. The race takes participants through downtown Port Clinton where spectators will be lining the streets with squirt…
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Portage River will be surveyed to find lampreys

The continuing battle against sea lampreys soon will come to locations in the local area. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service survey crew will conduct work on the offshore area near the Portage River in Ottawa and Sandusky Counties during June 18-25 to search for the presence of lampreys near…
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PCHS Class of ’79 35th reunion

On Saturday, July 12, the Port Clinton High School class of 1979 is having a 35 year reunion at the Port Clinton Yacht Club from 5-11 p.m. The night before the reunion, Friday, July 11, all class members are invited to Dock’s Beach House at 6 p.m. on the beach.…
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Legislation will protect Great Lakes from Harmful Algal Blooms, Hypoxia

Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) released the following statement regarding the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of S. 1254, the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act. The legislation reauthorizes a program to monitor and mitigate the harmful impacts of algal blooms on freshwater resources and expands the…
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