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Danbury graduation June 1

Danbury High School, Lakeside-Marblehead, will hold graduation ceremonies for the class of 2014 on Sunday, June 1, at 2 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. All are welcome to attend the graduation ceremonies. The baccalaureate service will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 541 S. Church Road, Marblehead, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28. Vocational students (EHOVE) will have their ceremonies at the Sandusky State Theater on Friday, May 23 at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Danbury does not have a valedictorian/salutatorian. The top ten students of the 37 students in this year’s graduating class are Lindsay Mark, Erin Lavelle, Cassidy Rhodes, Alyssa Almendinger, Tori Wright, Dominic Manuella, Alyssa Biro, Allison Ahrens, Alexis Williams and Caitlynn Thompson

The class flower is the purple Gerbera daisy and the class colors are purple and silver. The class song is “Little Wonders” by Rob Thomas and the class motto is “We are like stars, we shall shine even brighter after we are gone.”

Class officers are: Lindsay Mark, President; Alyssa Almendinger, Vice President; Alyssa Biro, Secretary; Cassidy Rhodes, Treasurer; and Erin Lavelle, Student Council President.

For further information contact Linda Merckens, Danbury High School Secretary, at 419-798-4037 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Community calendar April 17-23

Thursday April 17

Cielo Grande Ribbon Cutting
When: 4:30 p.m.
Where: Cielo Grande, 117 Madison St., PC
Info: 419-734-5503

Ciao Bella one year anniversary celebration
What: All pasta dinners $9.99, portion of proceeds goes to Island Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary
When: 4-9 p.m.
Where: Ciao Bella, 3880 Harbor Light Landing Dr., PC
Info: 419-734-2426 or ciaobellaohio.com

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OSS billboard contest

Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca County Fifth Grade students had the opportunity to participate in the OSS Solid Waste District’s Billboard Contest.  The contest is run annually and the billboards were posted throughout the month of April in Celebration of Earth Day on April 22.  Students were encouraged to create a design with a recycling or litter prevention theme.  District staff selected three winners from each county, displaying artwork on billboards within their respective counties.  This year, 120 entries from 11 Ottawa County schools were submitted.

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Ribbon cutting April 17 for Cielo Grande

The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the grand opening of Cielo Grande, located at 117 Madison Street in downtown historic Port Clinton.  The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Port Clinton will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, April 17, at 4:30 p.m.

Alexis Kohlman, Chris Schaffer, Kevin Lowe and Bill Van Der Giesen are bringing the latest and perhaps the most unique addition to downtown Port Clinton. Cielo Grande is a Spanish-themed sports bar and restaurant specializing in tapas style dining.  Popular nationwide and in other countries, the tapas restaurant features small plates of snacks and appetizers, encouraging sharing and table conversation.  Cielo Grande will have ten beers on tap, a wide selection of wines, homemade sangria and a full bar.

Happy Hour is Monday thru Friday, 4-7 p.m. All house brand drinks (wine, beer, and liquor) are two for one. Cielo Grande can accommodate private parties for up to 100 in the upstairs loft. For more information, call 419.967.9084.

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Port Clinton softball team loses to Old Fort

Port Clinton’s softball team fell in non-conference action to Old Fort, 13-3.

The Stockaders led 2-1 after the second inning before breaking the game open with four runs in the third and three more in the fourth.

Jordan Magers, who got the win on the mound, went 2-for-3 at the plate with an RBI and three runs. Teammate Krista Ward also went 2-for-3 with a double, triple and two RBIs.

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Redskins win doubleheader tilt with Lakota

After winning the first game of their doubleheader with Lakota, 11-2, the Port Clinton Redskins baseball team had to hold off the Raiders to win the second contest, winning, 8-7, to complete the sweep.

The second game saw Port Clinton (4-3) use four pitchers before Stone Scott came on in relief to earn the save. Scott, who drove in a run and scored once at the plate, made a key play in the final inning when he fielded a groundball and held the runner at third before completing the out.

Max Avis got the win, allowing four runs (one earned) on five hits to go with three strikeouts and one walk in four innings of work. Nolan Smith contributed at the plate with an RBI and two runs.

Port Clinton 11, Lakota 2

Trevor Frias did damage at the plate and the mound as Port Clinton won easily in the first game of their doubleheader with Lakota, 11-2.

Frias had a double, two RBIs and scored a run at the plate and got the win on the mound, going six innings while allowing two runs (one earned) on just two hits. He struck out four batters and walked four.

Dylan Webb also contributed, walking three times and reaching base in four at-bats, and Drew Fodor scored a run to help pace the attack.

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ICS honors the best and brightest

Pictured, left to right, are ICS students that had perfect attendance for the third quarter:  Dalton Boyd, Stephanie Jadwisiak, Madison Wiechman, Dawson Scott, Luke Spicer, Oliver Fall, Morgan Wiechman, Bert Fall, Robby Perez, Ella Roberts, Emily Theibert and Garrett Hirt.  

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Danbury sweeps doubleheader with Old Fort

Danbury got back to .500 with a doubleheader sweep of Old Fort in non-conference action last weekend.

The Lakers won the first game, 6-5, and the second tilt, 9-6.

In the first game, Chase Botson went seven innings, allowing five runs (one earned) on eight hits to go with 10 strikeouts and one walk. He also drove in two runs at the plate. Ryan Chapman had two hits and scored once, Seth Vargo had a double, scored a run and finished with an RBI. Jake Internicola scored a run and had an RBI.

Danbury 9, Old Fort 6

Seth Vargo led the way with four RBIs in Danbury's 9-6 victory over Old Fort in the second game of their doubleheader.

Alec Calton went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and a run scored and Sam Tyson had three walks and scored twice. Calton, Jack Tyson and Jared Koenig pitched in the second game before Botson came on in relief to get the save. 

At the plate, Botson went 6-for-10 in the two games. 

 

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Whiskey light is on

The Round House Bar on Put-in-Bay flipped the whiskey light on Sunday, April 13, around 2 p.m. The whiskey light reflects the start of the season on the island. Ray Fogg was there to perform while patrons celebrated.

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Ottawa County Health Department Clinic Schedule April 21-25

Unless otherwise noted all clinics are at the Ottawa County Health Department with appointments being made by calling 419-734-6800 or 1-800-788-8803.

April 21

Immunization Clinic (including flu/pneumonia shots) 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
WIC Clinic 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

April 22

No clinics scheduled

April 23

Family Planning Clinic 9:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
Immunization Satellite Clinic, Oak Harbor, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
TB Clinic (no appointment necessary) 3-4 p.m.

April 24

Well Child, STD and Family Planning 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

April 25

WIC Clinic 7:45 a.m.-12 p.m.
TB Clinic (no appointment necessary) 3-4 p.m.

For home health please call 419-734-6800.

Speakers are available for your group by calling the Ottawa County Health Dept at 419-734-6800 or 1-800-788-8803.

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