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Kaptur visits Lakeview Estates

On Tuesday, April 30, U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur came to Lakeview Estates to present vegetable plants and seeds to the residents there.  Kaptur is promoting community gardening and healthy eating.  She presented a short program on growing your own food and emphasized how much money you can save by gardening, the benefits of the fresh fruits and vegetables and the exercise gardening provides.

Port Clinton Mayor Vincent Leone was also present and provided kneeling pads and garden tools for the residents.  It became obvious that more soil was needed for the garden boxes, that the gardens could not be planted until more was obtained. Leone made a phone call and within the half hour there was soil to fill the boxes and then he helped in filling the boxes.

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Births for May 5, 2013

  • Published in Births

A girl was born on May 1 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Stephanie and Aaron Gonya of Port Clinton.

A girl was born on May 2 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Alyssa and Ryan Morter of Port Clinton.

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Port Clinton loses to Perkins in boys tennis

  • Published in Sports

Port Clinton Boys tennis took on Perkins on Monday at Port Clinton High School in an SBC Match.  The Redskins fell to 7-5  (4-3) on the year losing 0-5.  The Pirates improved to 11-0 (8-0).

The scores were as follows:

  • 1st Singles: Manickam Manickam (P) def. Matheus Rodrigues (PC) 6 - 2, 6 -0
  • 2nd Singles:  Josh Rohrbacher (P) def. Noah Cross (PC) 6 - 1, 6 - 1
  • 3rd Singles:  Gabe Murray (P) def. Leandro Papa (PC) 6 - 0, 6 - 0
  • 1st Doubles: Zach Greally/Cody Dominick def.  Matt Fillmore/Jeff Griffin (PC) 6 - 4, 6 - 3
  • 2nd Doubles:  Alex Cebull/Brian Kurtz def. Max Mercurio/Ryan Norgard (PC) 6 - 1, 7 - 5

Coach Aaron Taylor: “Matheus had a difficult match against Manickan who is undefeated in the SBC.  Noah had a very tough test as well as Josh played excellent tennis.  Leandro ran into a buzz saw at 3rd singles as Gabe played with excellent poise as a senior.  1st doubles was a very exciting match that was indicative of two great doubles teams.  2nd Doubles was also very exciting with a very close second set once Max and Ryan got going.”

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