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Port Clinton High School Does Away With Valedictorian System  13abc Action News

It's considered a high honor. A tradition that most schools like to carry on through the generations. But many schools are starting to do away with the ...

Port Clinton High School no longer naming a valedictorian  WTOL

PORT CLINTON, Ohio — One local school district is doing away with an old tradition: Port Clinton High School is no longer awarding a class Valedictorian.

Larry David Wright  Sandusky Register

Sept. 30, 1950 - Aug. 25, 2019 Larry David Wright, 68, Brook Park, unexpectedly passed away Sunday morning, Aug. 25, 2019, in Southwest General Hospital in ...

Port Clinton High School Athletic Hall of Fame to induct Class of 2019  The Beacon

The Port Clinton High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced the Class of 2019 inductees, which include the 1971 Redskin Football Team, ...

Jim Tressel to talk leadership, challenges at Port Clinton High School on March 15  The Beacon

Port Clinton High School has announced that Jim Tressel will speak to Port Clinton High School students on Friday, March 15 on leadership and the importanc.

Port Clinton High School DECA Competes in district competition  The Beacon

Port Clinton High School DECA completed in the district competition at BGSU on Jan 28, and PCHS students who have qualified for the state competition in Ma.

Students flock to annual Port Clinton High School Job Fair  The Beacon

Students from Port Clinton High School and Danbury High School flocked to the recent Job Fair 2019 at Port Clinton High School on March 6, especially resor.

Port Clinton High School Commencement Address; Superintendent Pat Adkins: 'Say Yes!'  The Beacon

Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, guests, and students, welcome to the commencement of the Class of 2019. As I begin my brief remarks I would like to r.

Redskin basketball star Ryan Hicks to coach Port Clinton varsity  The Beacon

A first-team All-Ohio basketball star at Port Clinton High School in 2010, Ryan Hicks was named head coach of the Port Clinton High School boys varsity bas.

Three days of pedaling: GOBA bicyclists to set up camp in Port Clinton  The Beacon

The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure includes tent camping at the host sites, and the Port Clinton area is known for its many state park and private campground.

Port Clinton's Jeff Dornbush named top school treasurer in Ohio  The Beacon

Port Clinton High School Treasurer Jeff Dornbush has been named the 2019 Treasurer of the Year by the Ohio Association of School Business Officials ...

Deadline looms for Job Fair at PCHS  The Beacon

The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Marblehead Peninsula Chamber of Commerce are teaming with Ohio Means Jobs to host Job Fair 2019 ...

Port Clinton to welcome Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure  The Beacon

More than a thousand bike riders from across the country will visit Port Clinton in June for the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure. Port Clinton High School wil.

1971 Redskins inducted in PCHS Hall of Fame  The Beacon

Remember the Redskins! BY JOHN SCHAFFNER Several years ago, a movie came out about a high school football team from Alexandria, Va., called ...

Memorial Days events slated in Ottawa County  Port Clinton News Herald

OTTAWA COUNTY - In Ottawa County, activities commemorating Memorial Day are planned on both Sunday and Monday. •In Port Clinton, Mayor Mike Snider ...

Two-wheelers crowd local roads for Great Ohio Bicycling Adventure  The Beacon

Bicycling friends Kevin Goff, left, of Bay Village, Ohio and Brian Boucher of Vermilion, Ohio, had set up a tent at Port Clinton High School and were ready.

Port Clinton Fullbackers Club's 7th annual Wild Game Feed a sellout  The Beacon

The Port Clinton Fullbacker's Club moved its popular Wild Game Feed, one of the social events of the year in Port Clinton, to the Ottawa County Fairgrounds.

Cynthia 'Cindy' Martin  Sandusky Register

Nov. 17, 1947-April 8, 2019 Cynthia 'Cindy' Martin, 71, of Port Clinton, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019, in Riverview Healthcare Campus, Oak Harbor.

Mike Snider appointed as Port Clinton mayor  Port Clinton News Herald

Port Clinton City Council selected the city's newest mayor during its regular meeting on Tuesday night.

Port Clinton dominates SBC Bay finals  Sandusky Register

Port Clinton made the most of its chances, landing first-team honors at the top two singles positions and at No. 1 doubles during the Bay Division tournament ...

Port Clinton teen takes aim at making US Paralympic Team  13abc Action News

PORT CLINTON (WTVG) - A local teen is hoping to eventually land a spot on the United States Paralympic Tteam. Louis Slauterbeck has only been shooting air ...

Mike Snider jumps into Port Clinton's mayor's race  The Beacon

BY D'ARCY EGAN A popular Port Clinton councilman for almost eight years before resigning in August 2015, local realtor Mike Snider announced Monday night ...

Main Street Walleye Festival ready to net big crowd at Waterworks Park  The Beacon

The Port Clinton High School Marching Band is always a big hit at the The David W. Leonard Fraternal Order of Eagles Grande Parade, which is held on Saturd.

Burning Snowman wins race against high winds, rain  The Beacon

Gale force winds arrived on the Port Clinton shoreline over the weekend, but fans of “Virgil” the Burning Snowman got a break. The 5th annual Saturday nigh.

Rod Miller finalist for Grammy Museum's music educator award  The Beacon

BY D'ARCY EGAN Port Clinton High School Band Director Rod Miller has been named a quarter-finalist for the music education award by the Recording ...

Ex-councilman Mike Snider running for Port Clinton mayor  Port Clinton News Herald

Former city councilman Mike Snider announced his intention to run for mayor of Port Clinton in 2019.

Leadership Ottawa County's 2019 project will create new Family Advocacy Center  The Beacon

BY D'ARCY EGAN The Leadership Ottawa County program, which began teaching leadership skills with a focus on beneficial community projects in 2000, is at ...

Can iconic building be saved?  The Beacon

Historic Port Clinton City Hall on the market again BY D'ARCY EGAN There have been a lot of questions lately about Port Clinton's historic city hall, which.

PCHS to host Ohio Student Councils Conference in 2020  The Beacon

Port Clinton High School has been selected to host the 2020 Ohio Association of Student Councils Annual Conference. High and middle school student council.

Alexis Yoh, Andrew Fillmore in PCHS Senior Spotlight  The Beacon

Port Clinton High School announced that Andrew Fillmore and Alexis Yoh have earned Senior Spotlights for January. Andrew Fillmore is a four-year member of.

No relief in sight from constant flooding in Ottawa County  WTOL

Lake Erie water levels impacting businesses and leading to roads closed.

Freaky Friday Musical has 3-day run at Performing Arts Center  The Beacon

The Port Clinton High School Drama Club is presenting its student production of Freaky Friday on Friday through Sunday (March 22-24) at the PCHS Performing ...

Sparkling new turf field greets Danbury softball players  The Beacon

BY D'ARCY EGAN The brand, spanking new softball turf field for the Danbury School District was christened last week by the girls softball squad, the crown.

Jolly Rogers open year-round with expanded menu  Port Clinton News Herald

PORT CLINTON - It's not your parents' Jolly Roger Seafood House — but then again, it really is. The Lake Erie perch is still prepared in sight of the customers ...

Jim Tressel shared some of his reasons for success  The Beacon

president of Youngstown State University and former head coach of the national champion Ohio State University football team, Jim Tressel shared some of his.

Tell Tales 8-15-19  The Beacon

By John Schaffner This Friday (Aug. 16) and the following Monday (Aug. 19) will be The Salvation Army's “Tools for School” distribution days. They will be.

News Briefs: Portage River Fest set for Sunday  Fremont News Messenger

Friday Briefs: Discover Ottawa Day set for July 13; Stone Lab offers lake science talks.

Marc A. Mardosa  Sandusky Register

Sept. 8, 1967-Jan. 1, 2019 Marc A. Mardosa, 51, formerly of Catawba Island, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, after a lengthy illness. CATAWBA ISLAND ...

Douglas J. Swearingen, Jr. sworn in as Ottawa County's state representative  The Beacon

Douglas J. “D.J.” Swearingen Jr. was joined by his wife, Angela, at his swearing in ceremony on Aug. 1 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus on Aug. 1. Sweari.

Joyce Below, Jim Yuko win Best in Show at Arts in the Park  The Beacon

Joyce Below came home to Port Clinton with a magnificent array of glass work to display at last weekend's Arts in the Park, earning the Port Clinton High S.

Time for change? Schools wrestle with Native American nicknames  Toledo Blade

Redskin, labeled as disparaging and offensive in the dictionary, is defined as a contemptuous term used to refer to a North American Indian. Flip backward ...

Terra Scramble at Catawba raises $20000 for scholarships  The Beacon

Teaming up to win the Terra College Foundation Golf Scramble FORE Students were, left to right, Andrew Shella, Cindy Young, Jim Puffenberger and Bob Hille.

Marian Brunow  Sandusky Register

Jan. 18, 1935 - May 23, 2019 Marian Brunow, 84, born Jan. 18, 1935, of 179 Pine Village Drive, Granville, Ohio, and formerly of Sandusky, peacefully passed ...

Robert L. 'Bob' Clemons  Sandusky Register

May 14, 1926-Oct. 8, 2018 Robert L. 'Bob' Clemons, 92, of Catawba Island, passed away peacefully with his family by his side Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in his ...

Marblehead named the best small town in Ohio by INSIDER  The Beacon

The Village of Marblehead is on a roll. Putting a cherry on top this week was a feature by the digital magazine INSIDER, which selected the best small town in ...

ODNR to dedicate Lake Erie Islands Water Trail on South Bass Island on Aug. 6  The Beacon

Kayaking and canoeing have become an extremely popular sport around Ohio, and so have Ohio's water trails, especially the Lake Erie Islands Water Trail. Er.

Douglas J. 'Skip' McDougall Jr.  Sandusky Register

Sept. 11, 1946 - Dec. 7, 2017 Douglas J. 'Skip' McDougall Jr., 71, of Port Clinton, passed away peacefully with his family by his side Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at ...

Port Clinton searching for new safety service director  Port Clinton News Herald

The City of Port Clinton is looking for a new safety *service* director after just eight months since the previous hire at the position.

Sheriff Steve Levorchick launches new app,improves communication with general public  The Beacon

BY D'ARCY EGAN Communication is the key to reaching out to folks all around Ottawa County, said Sheriff Steve Levorchick. With help from the latest compute.

Derek R. Johnson  Sandusky Register

Feb. 11, 1991-Dec. 18, 2017 Derek R. Johnson, 26, of Toledo, and formerly of Port Clinton, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in his residence.

LESI looks to the future as one tourism entity  The Beacon

The new year brings many changes, and this is especially true for the team at Ohio's tourism team of Lake Erie Shores & Islands. For the first time in.

Mike 'Mad Dog' Adams still dazzles The Roundhouse Bar crowds after 40 years  The Beacon

Famed island balladeer and comedian Mike “Mad Dog” Adams has been immortalized in Bob Adamov's latest book, “The Other Side of Hell,” prompting both of ...

Kenneth M. Jensen  Sandusky Register

Feb. 15, 1963-Jan. 21, 2018 Kenneth M. Jensen, 54, of Sandusky and formerly of Port Clinton, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at his ...

Experts forecast Lake Erie HABS to reach 7.5 on severity index, higher than in 2018  The Beacon

NOAA and its research partners gathered at the Aquatic Visitors Center at Put-in-Bay last Thursday to announce their forecast that western Lake Erie will ...

Oak Harbor girls clinch SBC title on final race; Perkins wins boys title  Sandusky Register

OAK HARBOR — In a team finish that was back and forth down to the wire, Oak Harbor's girls swimming and diving team edged defending champion Port ...

Judge Mack makes history  Sentinel-Tribune

Now into her third month as the newest common pleas court judge in Wood County, Mary “Molly” Mack is settling into her role as the first woman to hold the title.

Crumbling American Dreams  New York Times

My hometown — Port Clinton, Ohio, population 6,050 — was in the 1950s a passable embodiment of the American dream, a place that offered decent ...

Coast Guard's Rear Admiral Joanna Nunan praises local communities  The Beacon

Rear Admiral Joanna Nunan, commander the Coast Guard's 9th District, which encompasses the entire Great Lakes Region, was especially grateful for the ...

Stress is out, peace is in at House of Healing  Port Clinton News Herald

MARBLEHEAD - Several years ago, a friend suggested that Jennifer Collins consider a career in massage therapy. She was in between jobs and had been ...

Donna J. (Bodnar) Brinker  Sandusky Register

July 23, 1943-Aug. 23, 2018 Donna J. (Bodnar) Brinker, 75, Huron, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Thursday evening, Aug. 23, 2018 after a ...

Peace of Cake delivers sweet surprises  Port Clinton News Herald

The owner of Peace of Cake Bakery turned to a local online chat forum to determine what locals would like in a bakery.

Robert Putnam on the American Dream in Crisis  Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Robert Putnam -- Harvard professor, political scientist, and author of the acclaimed Bowling Alone -- is back with a new book that charts the decline of the ...

Kaptur introduces nominees for U.S. Service Academies  Port Clinton News Herald

BENTON TOWNSHIP - Some of northern Ohio's best and brightest young adults accepted their hard-earned nominations to the U.S. *Service* Academies this past ...

Noted waterfowl call maker Fred Zink named Outdoor Life Trailblazer

Outdoor Life. Popular magazine Outdoor Life featured waterfowl call maker Fred Zink as one of America's Trailblazers, a group of 19 people the magazine billed ...

Harbor House opens Saturday  Sandusky Register

Grand opening to feature live music. HURON — Shane Blessing and his business partners love the Huron area. That's why after taking over I-5's two years ago, ...

What's splitting a new generation of haves and have-nots  PBS NewsHour

Political scientist Robert Putnam grew up in Port Clinton, Ohio, a town where, he says, both rich and poor children grew up together and had bright opportunities.

Halloween happenings: Here's the scoop on spooky events  Fremont News Messenger

From kid-friendly costume contests and parades to fear-inducing fright fests and haunted houses, the spooks and goblins are out in force this week as ...

Here is Every Ohio High School With a "Redskins" Mascot  Cleveland Scene Weekly

Happy Columbus Day! Or, if you live in a forward-thinking U.S. city like Minneapolis or Portland: Happy Indigenous Peoples Day! Chances are you probably live.

Saturday's scoreboard  The Courier

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL. American League. East Division. W L Pct GB. Tampa Bay 6 2 .750 —. Baltimore 4 3 .571 1½. New York 3 4 .429 2½. Toronto 3 6 ...

America’s perfect voters

How do Americans really feel about the election? Ask the people of Ottawa County—they're never wrong.

Phyllis Rosemary (Napier) Bodi  Sandusky Register

Sept. 27, 1936 - June 18, 2018 Phyllis R. Bodi, 81, residing in Bayview, passed away after a brief illness Monday morning, June 18, 2018, surrounded by her ...

Engagement: Myers/Holliday  Port Clinton News Herald

The engagement of Mallory J. Myers and Nelson P. Holliday is announced by their parents, Robert and Pamela Myers of Maumee and James and Christine.

After 31 years, Lee retires as Elmwood's wrestling coach  13abc Action News

BLOOMDALE, Ohio (WTVG) - After 31 years, 540 dual wins and 80 state qualifiers, Dave Lee says he is finished as the head wrestling coach at Elmwood High ...

Ara Lou (Smith) Waldock  Sandusky Register

July 23, 1930 - Feb. 16, 2017 Ara Lou (Smith) Waldock, 86, residing in Sandusky, passed away Feb. 16, 2017, at home surrounded by her sons. SANDUSKY ...

Gold Standard: Lex's Goldsmith aiming for third state berth  Richland Source

LEXINGTON — Sylvia Goldsmith didn't just win a sectional championship.

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