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Homecoming royalty at PCHS

King Seth Bickel and Queen Hope Thorbahn

Hope Thorbahn and Seth Bickel were crowned 2013 Queen and King of Port Clinton Homecoming on Friday evening. The rains did little to dampen the enthusiasm of the king, queen, court and their families.

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Community partnerships program at Ida Rupp

Ida Rupp Public Library will present a very special program at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Ottawa County United Way Director Chris Galvin will lead a workshop about initiating and maintaining community partnerships.  We know that community partnerships increase community awareness, provide non-monetary support and assist in fundraising.  Partners share your interest in community improvements and provide essential skills.  Working together guarantees results.

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Class of 1953 reunion

On Saturday, Sept. 14 at the 1812 ( Old Island House), 14 classmates gathered for an evening of remembering their high school years and graduation on May 28, 1953.

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Candidates Night

The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce has again teamed up with Port Clinton’s chapter of Business and Professional Women to organize Candidates Night.

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Healing Lake Erie: Assistance available to replace/repair septic systems

Untreated sewage and failed septic systems are major contributors to the pollution and toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie that threaten the health of our citizens, fish and wildlife, and negatively impacts our economy. 

Residents in the five-county area of Erie, Wyandot, Sandusky, Ottawa and Seneca counties now can access funds to assist with replacing or repairing their home sewage systems. These funds will be available until May 2014 or until funds expire, whichever comes first.

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ICS students participate in Young Authors Day

Fifth grader Mitchell Coon acts out a story with Tomah the Mime about his new car.

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, the students at Immaculate Conception School went on an adventure in writing with Tomah the Mime. This all day assembly presented by Mobile Ed. Productions taught students how to reach into their imaginations and sharpen their creative writing skills. Tomah started the day with a 1 hour assembly where he shared his short stories with the classes by both reading the stories and acting them through the art of mime. This not-so-silent mime taught the children to think about characters, situations, and solutions in their writing. He suggested they make their story endings unexpected and to think about the emotions of their characters.

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