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Marblehead once again has a market

This week the Marblehead Market opened, bringing a place to purchase milk and eggs and beer and wine back to Marblehead. Since Mutach’s Market moved to Danbury Township, Marblehead has been without a market. Willy and Deb Steinbrick saw the need and the opportunity. Their daughter Trudi Lucas, who will also be working at the market, said, “What an inconvenience it has been to not have a place(in town) to get bread and milk.”

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Black and Tamburrino finish 3rd in JTBA doubles

Two of the area’s best high school bowlers teamed up to finish 3rd in the Junior Tournament Bowlers Association Doubles event at Rebman’s Recreation in Lorain Sunday.

Port Clinton’s Sean Black led the team with games of 237-236-233-233-265-205 for a 1409 total, 2nd best individual score. Perkin's Maxx Tamburrino added 160-237-268-187-244-269 for 1365 as the duo qualified 2nd out of 60 teams.

They won their first Baker match vs. Jones & Montgomery from Ravenna, Oh 248-205 and 208-160.

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B-C-S 5th graders learn about stocks

Recently the Oak Harbor High School DECA program's financial literacy promotion project, which included high school students Austin Wiegand, Nathan Segaard and Samantha Durivage, partnered with two of Mrs. Krieger’s fifth grade mathematics classes at Oak Harbor Middle School. Krieger spearheaded the activity by registering her students into the Toledo Blade’s Stock Market Contest, sponsored and judged by Fifth Third Bank and the Toledo Blade.

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Port Clinton Boys Shut Out Edison

Port Clinton Boys tennis took on Edison Tuesday in a SBC match at Edison.  The Redskins improved their record to 4 - 1 and 1-0 in the SBC with a 3 - 0 victory over the Chargers, who fell to 1 - 5 (0 - 2) 

Mattheus won a quick match and played excellent tennis today.  Noah also played very well with a strong win over a very sound opponent.  Matt and Jeff teamed up to pick up a nice win, they really got the ball rolling in the second set with excellent play and strategy.  The rest of the matches were not finished when rain came to Milan, which washed out 3rd Singles, 2nd Doubles, and all JV matches.

Singles: Matheus Rodrigues  (PC) def. Chris Westfall (E) 6 - 0, 6 – 0, Noah Cross (PC) def. Carl Riems (E) 6 - 2, 6 – 1Doubles:  Matt Fillmore/Jeff Griffin (PC) def. Colin Lombardi/Nate Meredith (E) 6 - 3, 6 - 1

 

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The healing of Lake Erie

On Friday, April 12, the National Wildlife Federation hosted a Forum on Lake Erie, held at the Lake Erie Shores and Islands Welcome Center in Port Clinton. Presenters were Frank Szollosi of National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Regional office in Ann Arbor; Dr. Thomas Bridgeman, University of Toledo scientist with the Lake Erie Center; and Sandy Bihn, Lake Erie Water Keeper.

The importance of Lake Erie

Lake Erie is facing a new set of challenges, which can be addressed if groups at all levels continue to work together.  Your actions can help.

This was the take-home message from a Lake Erie Forum hosted by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) on Friday April 12 at the Lake Erie Shores and Islands Welcome Center in Port Clinton.

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In support of those in Boston

Today is a day to keep in our thoughts and prayers those suffering from and affected by the Boston Marathon tragedy. It has been designated as a day to wear a race shirt if you have one.

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Whitaker completes training

Navy Fireman Andrew J. Whitaker, son of Christy L. Whitaker of Oak Harbor, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, IL. 

During the eight-week program, Whitaker completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

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Pause for a child at the Ottawa County Family Fun Fair

Parenting can be tough. Finding help and preparing for the challenges of parenting doesn’t have to be. To enjoy a day of family fun and find out more about local services and organizations for your family, come to the Ottawa County Family Fun Fair, Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bataan Memorial Elementary School in Port Clinton. 

The Ottawa County Family Fun Fair features a variety of games and activities for kids and information about resources available to families.

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ONWR offers free nature programs

On Sunday, May 5, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge is offering a free nature program, Birds and Branches, from 1:30-3 p.m., to explore the refuge for our feathered friends. 

On Sunday, May 12, experience Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Complex on a Blue Goose Bus Tour. The trip leaves from the visitor center at 8 a.m. and returns at 11 a.m. after touring habitat hot-spots in the area (reservations required and destinations vary).

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