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Port Clinton volleyball team loses to Perkins

Port Clinton’s Lady Redskins volleyball varsity lost a tough match Thursday night to the Perkins Pirates, 25-16, 25-10, 25-15. Senior Hannah Sarty served 8 points for the Lady Redskins while senior Ericka Castillo had 10 digs. Sophomore Marissa Day was 24 for 27 on serves received while finishing with 7 digs and 5 kills. Sophomore Taylor Zink had 3 blocks for the Redskins. 

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Bicentennial of the Battle of Lake Erie celebration continues

The National Park Service continues to commemorate the Bicentennial of The Battle of Lake Erie, fought between American and British navies during the War of 1812. This battle was a decisive American victory led by Master Commandant Oliver Hazard Perry from the safe harbor at South Bass Island on September 10, 1813, which led to a long-lasting peace between the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. 

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Calendar Girls & Guys “Smiles” Calendar For Dental Health Care

Chuck Riechman

Serving Our Seniors, the social service agency that advocates for the ability of Erie County Senior Citizens, age 60+,  to maintain their independence is printing its second annual “Calendar Girls (& Guys) SMILES Calendar”.  

The calendar is a fun and sassy calendar that will make you smile (or laugh) so others can smile, too.  It features area residents from Ottawa, Erie & Huron County, ages 60 to 95, in poses that spark the imagination.

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Football Friday scores, week two.

 

On Friday evening, all area teams posted losses in their home openers.

Port Clinton lost to Rossford, 28 to 45.  

Oak Harbor lost to Genoa, 7 to 63.

Danbury lost to Holgate, 27 to 32.

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Otterbein North Shore receives perfect score

Otterbein North Shore, Lakeside-Marblehead, assisted living community, recently received a perfect score on its annual state survey.

Assisted living communities housing 17 or more people are licensed and surveyed annually by the Ohio Department of Health. Ohio currently has 600 assisted living communities which must meet 324 regulations to achieve a perfect survey. Each year, less than 50% achieve that goal.

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Ottawa County gets new funding to aid in housing services

Ottawa County has been awarded $400,000 of Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) funds by the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) to provide a variety of housing services to residents.  

The city was selected by ODSA as one of the 2013 local grantees under the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP). The program will be administered by WSOS Community Action Commission Inc., a private, non-profit organization headquartered in Fremont.

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Ottawa County CASA honors volunteers

The Ottawa County Court Appointed Special Advocates Program (CASA) honored its volunteers August 20, with a reception at the home of board member Linda O’Brian and her husband Wade.  

CASA volunteers act as advocates for children in the court system due to abuse, neglect, and dependency. They act as “fact finders” to provide the court with accurate, unbiased information, and advocate on behalf of the children’s best interests. The volunteers must complete 30 hours of pre-service training and then 12 hours of in-service training annually.  They commit a great deal of time and energy to the program, and to the children they serve.

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Oak Harbor loses to Clyde in volleyball

The Rockets volleyball team was beaten by Clyde in 3 games Thursday evening, 11-25, 13-25, and 11-25.  Every team member contributed, but the highlights of the match were Jordyn Thorp with 6 kills, Ally Bloomer and Annie Quisno each providing 4 kills.  Annie Quisno had 9 assists, and Emma Bergman added 8 assists.  Athena Eli had 21 of 22 good serve receptions attempts and added 16 digs.  

The Varsity will be playing Danbury and Lake this Saturday home.  The JV lost to Clyde in 2 and will be playing Danbury and Lake at Lake on Saturday.

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Ottawa County Historical Museum resumes winter hours

Submarine chasers built by the Matthews Boat Company circa 1918.

The Ottawa County Historical Museum resumes winter hours Wednesday, Sept. 4, and will be open from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays or by appointment with the curator, Peggy Debien, 419-732-1039 or 419-732-2237.

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