First reports on Bicentennial weekend

There has been much positive feedback from visitors, organizers, and participants at the Bicentennial celebration last weekend. What can we quantify, ahead of the final numbers and economic impact estimates?


Community Calendar Sept. 12-18

Sep. 12-15

Ford Tri-Motor Rides
WHAT: Ride in the world’s first mass-produced airliner
WHEN: Thurs 2-5 p.m., Fri-Sun 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
WHERE: Erie-Ottawa Regional Airport, 3255 E. State Road, PC
COST: $75 adult, $50 child
INFO: 419-734-6297 or


Cancer Group sewing party

Those who like to sew are invited to gather Saturday, Sept. 21st, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Community Room of Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison Street in Port Clinton, to sew pillowcases for kids hospitalized here in Northwest Ohio.


Darlene & Tony Novak Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Darlene and Tony Novak were surprised by a 50th wedding anniversary party put on by their three sons and daughters-in-law at the Novak house in Marblehead. After a dinner at Nagoya, the Novaks came home to find their house filled with family and friends. Forty to forty five people were in attendance to help celebrate the anniversary.


Port Clinton High School announces Homecoming schedule

Port Clinton High School will celebrate Homecoming the week of September 16-21. Leadership Council has recently announced the schedule of events. The community is invited to help support our Redskin student athletes. Spirit Theme Days for the week are:  Monday - PJ Day; Tuesday- Hipster Day; Wednesday: - Duck Dynasty/Camo Day; Thursday - 80's Day; Friday: Class Color War.


Little Free Library comes to Marblehead

The first Little Free Library user, Bailee Hoag. 

In a "petite" opening, the Marblehead peninsula celebrates it's first Little Free Library.  In a quiet little corner by a green swing with a peek of the lake sits a creation by Dave Follman.  For the love of his wife, Dave created this quiet place after his wife Sheila saw the website and fell in love with the concept of a series of little free libraries.


Household hazardous waste collection

On Saturday, Sept. 14, the Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste District is sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste Collection. The collection will take place from 

9 a.m. to 12 noon. In order to bring materials to the collection you must be a resident of Ottawa, Sandusky or Seneca County. Collection times are as follows:


Ford Tri-Motor tour returns to Port Clinton

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) will be offering rides in a rare 1929 Ford Tri-Motor passenger airliner from Sept. 12-15, at the Erie-Ottawa Regional Airport, 3255 E. State Road in Port Clinton.

Tri-Motor rides last approximately 15 minutes and will be available Sept. 12th from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. and Sept. 13-15 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.. Tickets are $75 for adults and $50 for children 17 and under. 

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