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Healing Lake Erie with in-stream sediment collectors

One of the major problems for Lake Erie is the runoff that happens when there is a heavy rain. The soil runs off the fields and yards, into the streams and rivers, and out to the lake, carrying with it soil and nutrients, some of which also contribute to algae blooms. The farmer loses valuable topsoil and nutrients. The streams and lake fill with silt, damaging fish and wildlife habitat and necessitating dredging that further damages stream and lake beds and shorelines.

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Black competes in first collegiate bowling tournament

Port Clinton graduate and Davenport University Freshman Sean Black competed in his first collegiate bowling tournament last weekend at the 43rd Midwest Collegiate Tournament. Black had a total of 1641 for 8 games (205 average) and led the team in scoring on the second day of competition with zero open frames.

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Bataan students learn fire safety

Students at Bataan Memorial Primary Elementary learned about Fire Safety the week of Oct. 7. Bay Township Fire Department visited with Grade 2 students on Friday, Oct. 11. Pictured here are Gage Johnson, Miranda McDougall and Camden Redd with Firefighter Doug McDougall. 

Earlier in the week Port Clinton Fire Department visited with all kindergarten and Grade 1 students. Students enjoyed seeing the fireman’s gear up close along with the Fire Trucks.See more pictures and short video of the visit at www.pccsd.net under the “News”.

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Lighthouse Festival

The Lighthouse Festival in Lakeside and Marblehead celebrated the bounty and the beauty of a perfect fall weekend in Ottawa County; the majesty of the Marblehead lighthouse; the talents of local entertainers, cooks, vendors, artisans and re-enactors; the simple pleasures of childhood; and the hospitality and camaraderie of friends and neighbors.

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Funding sought to build walk path in Port Clinton

On Tuesday, the WSOS Board of Directors gave its approval to WSOS staff to apply for $30,000 from the Ohio Capitol Corporation for Housing Place-Based Strategies Fund. These funds will be used to demolish one or more blighted structures in the Conestoga West area of Port Clinton. The demolition would be an effort to improve the park area of the neighborhood and create a walk and bike path for the children who live there. This neighborhood borders on a tax credit development, Port Clinton Pointe, which WSOS contributed to constructing.

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Edgewood Manor Nursing Center to host Trick or Treat

Edgewood Manor Nursing Center will be hosting Trick or Treat for area children 10 and under on Saturday , Oct. 26, at  2 p.m.   The event will be rain or shine.  A panel of judges will award prizes for the top 3 costumes.   There will be cider and donuts for all.   Edgewood Manor is located at 1330 S. Fulton Street, Port Clinton.

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Complete downtown PC survey and win $50 Chamber gift card

The City of Port Clinton, Main Street Port Clinton, and the Downtown Revitalization Steering Committee invite all members of the community to take a Consumer Survey and all Downtown Business Owners to take a Merchant Survey.  Both surveys are on Survey Monkey and can be found at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PCDTConsumerSurvey (Consumer) or http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PCDTMerchantSurvey (Merchant).  

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Danbury falls to Northwood, 48-19

Danbury tailback Cody German gains some of his total 115 rushing yards against a stingy Northwood defense Friday.
Photos by John Kozak

Competing against the top team in the Toledo Area Athletic Conference, Danbury held its own against Northwood for 2 ½ quarters before the Rangers pulled away for a 48-19 win.

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Clyde defeats Oak Harbor, 42-0

Following a tough loss to Perkins last week, Clyde knew it would have to put that setback behind itself and refocus if it were to rebound this week against Oak Harbor.

The Fliers answered the call, scoring three touchdowns in the game’s first three minutes on its way to a 42-0 defeat of Oak Harbor in Sandusky Bay Conference action Friday.

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