Lake Erie algae

I’ve lived on Catawba Island since 1960 and have fished most of those years. I received my Charter Captain’s License in 1980 and started in earnest catching walleye and small mouth bass. Back then you could catch 20-30 small mouth bass in a day’s charter around the islands. I don’t…
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For you, Roseann, pictures from heaven

Our little, precious angel, Tyler. Today we got to see your little face again. That little smiley face we so remember and never will forget. Last night I had a dream. I called up to heaven and asked to speak with you. I couldn’t wait to tell you. Hey Babe,…
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Rising tide raises all boats

There seems to be two perspectives regarding the Waterworks Park project: a group that wants to live in the present status quo of what IS and those, who want to preserve that status quo, and embrace the future with a vision of what COULD BE. The former group, with all…
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Thank you from the Hammer family

We wish to thank everyone for their support and donations of the Kyler Hammer Chicken Barbecue Benefit. Especially want to thank Batdorff Real Estate and all associates and spouses for all their help in selling tickets as well as their help in serving and making it a successful day and…
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Council, our future depends on you

I take issue with Mr. Noderer’s comment last week on the waterfront development. He says, “Why can’t they get $2,000,000 for the park in years past?” Mr. Noderer, the City had that opportunity for about $3,000,000 to improve the park and the developer, Jet Express, was turned away due to…
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Correction

My letter to the editor last week incorrectly stated that Council President Linda Hartlaub did not permit residents to ask questions at the March 6 meeting. Ms. Hartlaub did not preside over the meeting, as she was ill. President pro-tem and councilman Mike Snider presided over the meeting and did…
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Health insurance sign-up deadline

Are you or someone you know medically uninsured, under-insured, or paying unaffordable private insurance rates? You have until March 31 to remedy that, but you must act soon. To access information and apply, connect to www.healthcare.gov, where you can also determine your eligibility for financial assistance according to your income…
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