Red Tail visit

Dale Gokel, of Edenton, NC, who summers in the area, meets Tuskegee Airman Harold Brown. Gokel took a ride in the P-51 on Wednesday. Said Gokel, “It was amazing, the thrill of a lifetime.” Gokel’s experience was further enhanced when he met Dr. Brown.


Community Calendar Aug 8-14

Thursday Aug 8

Meeting on Waterworks Park
WHAT: Presentation by Mike Rose from Washington Properties on plan for park
WHEN: 6 p.m.
WHERE: Elks’ Lodge, 231 Buckeye Blvd., PC


Ribbon Cutting for Salon 53 Friday

The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the grand opening of Salon 53, located at 3958 Harbor Light Landing.  The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday, Aug. 9, at 2:30 p.m. Grand Opening specials include $5 off pedicures and $5 off haircuts.

Salon 53 is a full service hair and nail salon dedicated to service and value.  Brenda Belcher, owner/stylist, along with her creative team, are experts in all hair types and textures.  Salon 53 offers a full range of services for women, men, and children including cut and style, color, highlights and keratin treatments.  You may also indulge in a spa manicure, pedicure, or full body waxing.

For more information, contact 567-201-8321 or visit


Redskin fans, get your Sport Passes

Port Clinton High School has Sports Passes on sale beginning Aug. 12in the PCHS Main Office from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.  Rick Dominick, PCHS Athletic Director, has announced a new pricing policy that make passes a great deal for avid Redskin fans. All-Sport Passes admit the pass holder to all home athletic events. Adult passes will now be $50 and student All Sport Passes will be $25. Senior Citizen Passport, for residents of the district age 60 and older, are free. Residents can apply for a Senior Skins Passport at the high school office or Board of Education Office at 811 S. Jefferson Street, entrance at east end of new Middle School, or submit an electronic application at under the Community link.


Mona Rutger special guest at Conservation Day

Red Tailed Hawk from Back to the Wild

The 9th Annual Conservation Day event will be held in front of the Camp Store at East Harbor State Park on Saturday, Aug. 10. The majority of the activities will be held between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. This event is open to the public. Admission is free. Various agencies will be represented with displays and activities for kids and adults. There will also be food available for a donation.


Coastlines Calendar Aug 8-14

Aug, Mon-Fri

Wolcott House Tours, Wolcott House, Marblehead

Aug, Tues-Sat

Daytime Island Hopping Cruise, Jackson St. Pier, Sandusky

Aug, Tuesdays

Tuesday Evening Sunset Cruise, Jackson St. Pier, Sandusky

Aug, Fridays

Friday Night Party Cruise, Jackson St. Pier, Sandusky

Erie Shores Cruisers, Bassett’s Parking Lot, Port Clinton


Edgewood Manor celebrates Christmas in July

Santa stops at Edgewood Manor

On his way to Cancun, Santa Claus made an unscheduled stop at Edgewood Manor Nursing & Rehab Center for their annual Christmas in July celebration. With presents in hand, he was dressed in his summer vacation attire complete with red t-shirt, flowered Bermuda shorts, flip flops, sunglasses and a red sun visor.


National Rifle Matches in full swing

Bert Fall of Port Clinton on the firing line at the National Rifle Matches M1 Carbine competition

The rhythmic pop, pop, pop from the firing of a hundred guns interspersed with the tower's authoritative commands provide the soundtrack each morning for five weeks in July and August at Camp Perry near Port Clinton. The slightly acrid scent of gunpowder mixes with the fresh, cool air off Lake Erie for a heady aroma that lingers over the country's largest rifle range at the National Rifle and Pistol Matches.

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