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Plan for Port Clinton Let’s Talk…

BY JOHN SCHAFFNER Tuesday night’s Port Clinton City Council meeting might turn out to be a turning point in the future of the City and its central business district. Councilman Mike Snider, after getting a positive report on the Economic Impact of the Washington Properties proposal, made the decision to put a motion on the floor to authorize the City Administration to move forward with negotiations on the plan outlined at a special Council meeting last Thursday. Snider’s motion went something like this: “I move that this Council restate to the Administration our strong desire to move Port Clinton forward and ask that Mayor Leone and his negotiating team give the utmost focus and attention to working with Washington Properties Inc. to discuss, organize and present a plan of implementation for development of the 14+/- acres of commercially zoned land offered by the City of Port Clinton for said purpose.  Additionally, and in accordance with Ohio statute, this plan should be presented to City Council for consideration and further action within the earliest possible timeframe allowed by the parties involved.” Snider added that he expected a 6-0 vote in support of the motion with only the voice of Councilman Gabe Below absent. Below was out of town at the time of the motion. Prior to the vote, City Council heard from Hans Rosebrock, an economic specialist for First Energy Corp., on the economic impact the project proposed would have on the community. Number one would be taxes, over $6 million in property taxes, nearly $700,000 in local sales taxes, another $700,000 in income taxes and

over $143,000 in bed taxes split equally by the City and County. (Note: the old Jet Express Parking Lot was generating over $300,000 annually to the city when Putin-Bay Boat Lines moved operations to the old Portage Entry Marine building and transformed the old Port Clinton Lumber Company into a parking lot.) The total value of the economic impact of the project is estimated at $149 million. Over 700 new jobs would be supported within the area by the project with a projected annual payroll of nearly $50 million. Overall, it is estimated that a total of 585 new jobs would be created with a new direct payroll amount of $11 million. Rosebrock used a specialized software program to run the numbers measuring the economic impacts of a business or project on an area or region from a direct, indirect or induced impact. The program quantifies fiscal impacts on local and state governments and identifies business linkages or interrelationships. He noted that the estimates were put together based on phasing in the $60 million investment and the job creation factors over a five year period. Assumptions were then made about the number of hours new employees would work, the nature of the jobs (retail , service, restaurant) and the hourly pay. The assumptions were made based on research done in partnership with the Visitor’s Bureau, FirstEnergy, Applied Economics (FirstEnergy’s economic impact analysis partner) and the Ottawa County Improvement Corporation. Bottom Line: the proposed plan for commercial development at Waterworks Park would mean a $60 million investment by Washington Properties and would create upwards of 700 new jobs, not to mention a ton of new tax revenues to the City and to Ottawa County and an economic windfall for the Port Clinton City School District.

Meeting held with Washington Properties BY JASMINE CUPP “The renovation and development of Port Clinton are hot topics for the city of Port Clinton,” said Mayor Leone as the Thursday, March 6, special meeting of Port Clinton City Council was starting. “Due to input from the community, the rendering (of the plan) has changed.” Washington Properties was there to show Council and those in attendance at the meeting the re-designed plans. Craig Trick of Port Clinton, who is working with Washington Properties, gave the presentation. “It’s an exciting time to be a resident and even more exciting for the leaders because they are an important part of furthering the future of Port Clinton,” said Trick. The objective given by Washington Properties for the project states its purpose is to capitalize on the rich heritage and natural resources of Port Clinton, ultimately restoring pride in the community and creating a regional hub which will bring people to the area year round. The presentation then showed the before and the projected after plans of three downtown buildings-the Hersberger building on Madison Street, the empty building on the corner of Madison and East Second

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Street and the Loof building on Madison Street. “The bones are there,” said Trick, “we just need to make it happen.” Next, Trick showed the projected plan for Waterworks Park which Washington Properties is calling The Harborfront at Port Clinton. The Harborfront at Port Clinton has a lodge, store fronts, residential space above the store fronts, a boardwalk, viewing platforms, dockage, an amphitheatre and more green space than the original plan that Washington Properties showed Council and residents at previous meetings. When talking about the Harborfront plan, Trick invited Mike Rose to come up and help explain the new design. The lodge planned for the Harborfront is modeled after Victory Hotel on South Bass Island, capturing a piece of our area’s history. Lodge amenities would include a banquet hall, conference rooms, studio to three bedroom units, pool, spa, fitness center, restaurants and more. All the areas of the projected Harborfront plan would be accessible to the public.

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ducted into the Ohio Kiwanis Hall of Fame this past weekend in Columbus. Vee was President of the Port Clinton Kiwanis Club from 1999-2000 and became very involved with the activities of the Ohio District of Kiwanis International. She was elected State Treasurer several years ago, and still serves on many boards at the Ohio District level. I followed Vee as President of the local Kiwanis Club, and I remember saying at the time that her heart bled “blue and gold”, the official Kiwanis colors. I heard that Dave Franck, owner of Tri-Motors in Oak Harbor, was in a very bad snowmobiling accident on Sunday afternoon and was Life Flighted to St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo. I spoke with Steve Bast at the dealership Tuesday and he told me that Dave is recovering and should be out of the hospital by the end of the week. It was rumored that he broke some vertebrae in his neck, but that proved to be from an old injury, but a couple of broken ribs and other scrapes are still pretty bad. We wish him a full recovery. A Past Commodore of Port Clinton Yacht Club, Ted Mason, passed away last Saturday. His funeral will be this coming Saturday, March 15. I believe that in the dictionary next to the term “nice guy” there is a picture of Ted Mason. He was a gem. Our “Find Wylie” winner this week is Angela Behring, who was one of 198 people who found our friendly fish in the ad for Common Grounds on page 8A in last week’s Beacon. Angela wins our weekly $20 gift card from Friendship Food Stores. We’ll be hiding Wylie again this week, so if you find him, drop off an entry form at our office in the Beacon Place Business Center or click on the Find Wylie Icon at our website, www.thebeacon. net. The Ida Rupp Public Library is losing its Librarian. Debbie Loiacono, who lives in Westlake, found a Librarian position closer to home. So the Executive Board of Ida Rupp is inviting members of the community to visit the library this Friday, March 14, from 2-4 p.m. to say goodbye to Debbie. She did some great things while she was here the past few years. The American Red Cross Bloodmobile is in Marblehead today (Thursday, March 13) at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 541 S. Church Rd. from 12 Noon to 5 p.m. Walk-ins are always welcome. Go give the gift of life to a total stranger. Today (Thursday, March 13), they are having a very special “Soup’s On” program at Otterbein North Shore Retirement Community. Their Chef, Ron LaPointe, is hosting a cooking class to demonstrate how he creates the wonderful soups he serves there. The Ottawa County Genealogical Society will meet this Tuesday, March 18, at 7 p.m. at Ida Rupp Public Library in Port Clinton. The speaker will be Henry Timman, professional genealogist and Huron County historian. His program will be “Finding Maiden Names”. Guests are always welcome. The Port Clinton High School Leadership Council is hosting the Ohio Association of Student Councils State Conference from April 24 to 26. They are looking for community help in housing the 500 to 800 students who will be in attendance that weekend. What’s involved? First select the number of students you can house (they don’t need beds, just floor space for sleeping bags). They will need transportation to and from PCHS. They will need a good breakfast on Friday and Saturday mornings. Forms are available at the High School. For more information, call 419-734-2147. This is obviously a big endeavor and your help is very much needed and appreciated. Don’t forget the Port Clinton Knights of Columbus weekly Lenten Fish Fries each Friday during the Lent from 5-7:30 p.m. This year, the Knights are offering a new menu featuring ALL YOU CAN EAT meals for $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12. I am told it was a big hit last Friday. The menu features hand breaded fish, French fries, coleslaw, mac & cheese, applesauce, lemonade, coffee and a variety of desserts, all included in the ALL YOU CAN EAT price. The meals will be served at the Denny Bergeman K of C Hall at 109 E. Perry Street in downtown Port Clinton. The St. Joseph/Marblehead Knights of Columbus will serve Perch & Pierogis on the following Fridays during Lent: March 14 and 28 and April 11 from 5-7 p.m. in the St Joseph Church Hall located at 822 Barclay St. in Marblehead. Dinners are $11 and sandwiches are $6. Sides will be available as well. Our crowds are getting bigger for “Coffee with the Editor” sessions at Common Grounds every Wednesday at 9 a.m. Lot’s of interesting local topics are discussed. It is our opportunity to have a sit-down with our readers and learn about what YOU want to see in The Beacon as we enter our 32nd year of community publishing. Also don’t forget that Common Grounds offers their gourmet coffee for just 99-cents with one refill. Monday is St. Patrick’s Day so proudly wear your green on Monday. For the past decade or so, Beacon editor-at-large Donna Lueke has penned an Irish-themed verse or story to celebrate the day when we are all Irish. She does this to honor the memory of her Canadian-Irish poet Mother, Margery Alberta Welsh Lueke. This year, Donna compiled the writings and a selection of photos from her 1990 trip to Ireland in a book titled “Blarney and Blessings”. The book is available for $15 at the Ex Libris Bookshop, 110 Main Street in Marblehead; Twisted Sisters Gallery 318 W. Main St.; Unique Antique Jewelry & Gifts, 206 Madison St. in Port Clinton; and at The Beacon office in the Beacon Place Business Center next to Goodwill. Erin Go Braugh!

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Obituaries Edwin Willson Brugger

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Paul Appleman

Nov. 13, 1942-Mar. 3, 2014

Sept. 11, 1936-March 7, 2014 Kenneth Jensen, 77, of Port Clinton, passed away Friday, March 7, at Mercy St. Vincent’s Hospital, Toledo, surrounded by his loving family.  Kenneth was born on Sept. 11, 1936, in Port Clinton, the son of Arne H. and Karla (Nielsen) Jensen. Visitation was  Wednesday, March 12,  in the GernerWolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton, followed by a Memorial service. Interment was in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton.   Memorial donations in memory of Kenneth may be given to the St. Thomas Episcopal Church Nooner’s Group.  Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.

July 25, 1961-March 7, 2014 Paul Appleman, 52, of Port Clinton, passed away Friday, March 7, at Cleveland Clinic,  surrounded by his loving family.  Paul was born on July 25, 1961, in Mount Gilead, the son of Clyde Cole and Judith (Glassmyer) Appleman. Visitation was Monday, March 10, in the Gerner-WolfWalker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton.  Funeral services, conducted by Fr. John Misler, were held on Tuesday, March 11.  Memorial donations in memory of Paul may be directed to the family.  Online condolences may be shared with the family at  www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.

Gaylord “Toby” Tice

June 20, 1928-March 4, 2014 Margaret Ann Turinsky, 85, of Marblehead, died Tuesday, March 4, at Providence Care Center, Sandusky.  She was born June 20, 1928, in Port Clinton, the daughter of Paul and Mary (Bodnovor) Rubin.   A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Father Dan Ring Friday, March 7, at St Joseph Catholic Church, Marblehead.  Visitation was held Thursday, March 6,  at Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home and Cremation Service Peninsula Chapel, Lakeside-Marblehead.  Burial was in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Marblehead. Memorial contributions may be given to Stein Hospice, 2001 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870. On line condolences may be shared with the family at www.neideckerleveckcrosser.com.

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Edwin Willson Brugger passed from this life on Monday, March 3, at the age of 71. Edwin was born in Fremont to Walter I. and Anna (Brockman) Brugger on Nov. 13, 1942. Visitation was held March 7, at the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Oak Harbor. The funeral service was conducted on Saturday, March 8, at Oak Harbor United Methodist Church, 306 W. Ottawa Street, Oak Harbor, with interment following in Salem Township Union Cemetery. Memorials for Edwin may be directed to the church or Stein Hospice, 1200 N. Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.

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Gaylord “Toby” Tice, 78, of Oak Harbor, died Tuesday, March 4, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Toby was born in Port Clinton to Frank L. and Opal E. (Humphrey) Tice. Toby’s final wishes will be honored with a private graveside service at a later date at Salem Township Union Cemetery, Oak Harbor. The family has asked that memorials for Toby be directed to the Oak Harbor Masonic Lodge, 12819 W. St. Rt. 105, Oak Harbor OH 43449; St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, 122 W. Ottawa St., Oak Harbor, OH 43449; or Hospice of Memorial Hospital, 430 S. Main St., Clyde, OH 43410. The Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory of Oak Harbor has assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.

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The Garden Restaurant demolition The demolition started on Friday, March 7 of The Garden Restaurant. The Ottawa County Historical Society is hoping to find remnants of the first lighthouse built in Port Clinton underneath the foundation of The Garden Restaurant. A progressive photo gallery of the demolition will be posted on our website, www.thebeacon.net. PHOTOS BY JASMINE CUPP

Arianna String Quartet at Firelands The Musical Arts Series at Firelands will host the Arianna String Quartet in a performance on March 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Firelands Presbyterian Church, 2626 E. Harbor Rd., Port Clinton.  Their chamber music concert will include selections from Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Van Wyck. Hailed for their outstanding musicianship, the Arianna String Quartet has firmly established itself as one of America’s finest chamber ensembles. Their performances have been praised for “tonal warmth, fastidious balance...expressive vitality” (Chicago Tribune) and “emotional commitment and fluent virtuosity,” (Pretoria News, South Africa). Formed in 1992, the ASQ garnered national attention by winning the Grand Prize in the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, First Prize in both the Coleman and Carmel Chamber Music

Competitions, and were Laureates in the Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition. The Arianna Quartet has appeared throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia, with frequent visits to Brazil and South Africa. They have collaborated with many of the world’s finest musicians, including members of the Vermeer, Tokyo, Cleveland and Juilliard Quartets, and their live performances have been heard on National Public Radio. This concert is sponsored by Arby’s and Neidecker, LeVeck and Crosser.  Accommodations are provided by Our Guest Inn. Following the performance, the Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council will host a reception for the audience to meet the musicians.   Tickets are available at the door for $15. Students are admitted free.

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Trick and Rose explained the project as a redevelopment artery. “One building is renovated at a time and the renovations become contagious,” said Trick. The presentation then addressed the questions: “Why Washington Properties? Why Port Clinton?” Answer: “For the revitalization of downtown Port Clinton and the development and enhancement of the waterfront.” “The utilization of the Waterworks Park area right now is not perfect,” said Trick. The key to success for the project, according to Washington Properties, is an investment in both the existing downtown and the existing waterfront. Washington Properties remains committed to both. Washington Properties anticipates beginning renovations and development in Port Clinton in the spring of 2015. “This is a lot of information for the council,” said Mayor Leone. “There is a lot to digest. I appreciate that a lot of consideration of the public and Council’s opinions went into the new plan. It screams nothing

but character that defines our downtown.” The room and hallway of Council chambers were full of young to seasoned residents. Two high school students in attendance, Gabe DeFreitas and Ty Gallogly, wanted to hear the plans to report back to their government class because they are required to attend a public function for school. “Why not attend the all-star of all meetings?” said Gabe DeFreitas. DeFreitas and Gallogly plan on leaving Port Clinton after graduating to attend college. They are like many young people in the area, a product of the great school systems who then leave town after graduating. Would they come back if there was something to come back for? “I want to come back here if there’s employment here,” said Ty Gallogly. “It’s hard to picture Port Clinton different than it is now, but it’s great to hear the possibilities.” More about the meeting, including figures and renderings, can be found at www.thebeacon.net.

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The first boat launch of the season was made last Friday at the Catawba Moorings on Catawba Island. Marina owner Rockey Piacentino says it’s a ritual to put the classic Pacemaker “Emerald” in the water the first week of March. Emerald owner Captain Dick Sisson of Sandusky says, “A boat’s place is in the water.” His is no doubt the first one to go in this year. Because the marina is still solid ice, the launch area first had to be cleared of ice. When Sisson was asked if seeing his boat in the water made him happy, he replied, “Yes, now I’m happy.” The 78 year-old Captain predicts the ice will leave sooner than some expect. As soon as it does, he will head his boat to Middle Bass Island Yacht Club to commission the club house and docks for the coming season, another spring ritual.

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Change in voting locations for precincts PC 1A and PC 3A The Ottawa County Board of Elections will soon be mailing out yellow postcards to residents in Port Clinton Precinct 1A (PC 1A) and Port Clinton Precinct 3A (PC 3A) informing voters of new polling locations. Port Clinton 1A will vote at Bay Meadows Community Room at 1195 W. Fremont Road and Port Clinton 3A will vote at Peace Lutheran Church, 900 Jefferson Street. These changes will take ef-

fect immediately and impact not only the upcoming primary election on May 6, but all future elections until further notice. If residents do not receive their yellow postcard and reside in either of the aforementioned precincts (PC 1A or PC 3A) or if they have any additional questions please call the office at 419-898-3071 or 800-6979807.

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Trout fishing opportunities at Castalia Hatchery The Castalia Fish Hatchery in Erie County will open a half-mile section of Cold Creek for controlled trout fishing events. This opportunity is limited to a designated number of anglers and will held during select dates during the 2014 fishing season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Controlled trout fishing is offered by the ODNR Division of Wildlife at the Castalia State Fish Hatchery from May 5-Nov. 28. No weekend or holiday fishing is available. The trout stocked in Cold Creek measure between 10-12 inches. Most of the fish are rainbow trout, although brown trout are available. Anglers interested must apply online March 1-31 and pay a non-refundable $3 application fee in order to be eligible for a random drawing. Only one application is allowed per person. Anglers 16 and older can fish from May 5-June 13 and from Aug. 18-Nov. 28. A second season will be held for those 15 and younger from June 16Aug. 15. Youth sessions are 7-11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m-3:30 p.m., and successful applicants will be assigned a session. Adult sessions are 7 a.m.-12 p.m. Individuals selected to participate can bring two adults 16 and older and three youths 15 and younger (no more than six people total). Random drawings for permit selection will be held in April. The results of the drawing will be posted at www. wildohio.com. Special fishing rules will be in effect to ensure a qual-

ity fishing experience. This includes a no-catch-and-release rule; anglers keep all the fish they catch. The daily bag limit is five trout per angler. Anglers are required to check in at the hatchery upon arrival and check out at the end of the session. An Ohio resident annual fishing license costs $19 a day; a one-day fishing license costs $11. Those who purchase a one-day fishing license may later return it to a license agent to receive credit toward purchase of an annual fishing license. Sales of fishing licenses along with the Sport Fish Restoration (SFR) program continue to fund the operation of the ODNR Division of Wildlife’s fish hatcheries. No state tax dollars are used for this activity. This is a userpay, user-benefit program. The SFR is a partnership between federal and state government, industry and anglers/boaters. When anglers purchase rods, reels, fishing tackle, fish finders and motor boat fuel, they pay an excise tax. The federal government collects these taxes, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service administers and disburses these funds to state fish and wildlife agencies. These funds are used to acquire habitat, produce and stock fish, conduct research and surveys, provide aquatic education to youth and to obtain and develop boat accesses. ODNR ensures a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all. Visit the ODNR website at www.ohiodnr.gov.

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Oak Harbor teachers and administrators kiss a pig Oak Harbor teachers and administrators kissed a pig to raise awareness and funds for those needing organ transplants. The event took place on Friday, Feb. 28, during two separate assemblies. Both the high school and middle school participated in the swine kissing. The kiss-a-pig contest was sponsored by the Penta Career Center, Oak Harbor DECA Chapter. Students at each school donated money in the name of their favorite teacher or administrator. The top five winners at each school had to pucker up to kiss the pig. The money will be donated to COTA, The Children’s Organ Transplant Association, in the name of 2 year-old Camille Osborn, who needs funds for transplant related expenses. Camille and her family are from the Oak Harbor area. Her grandmother, Beth O’Shea, was a former employee at the middle school. Bryce Rubie, an Oak Harbor High School graduate, was a special guest and spoke to the students about his experience. He was in need of his second kidney transplant and recently found a match. Bryce will get his kidney later this year at the University of Michigan. He is the inspiration for the DECA members to help Camille. “It’s very important because there are so many young kids and adults that need a transplant. They don’t like being on dialysis like me for so long,” Bryce said. This event is part of a DECA community service project titled “Be Someone’s Miracle” which was developed to promote the need for organ donors as well as to raise funds to benefit Camille. Over $1900 has been raised so far and the chapter will continue to support the cause. For questions or to make a donation, contact project leaders Ben Cochran, Dillon Pollard or Bryce Buderer at 419-898-6216, Ext. 351.

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St. Boniface Catholic School to host open house St. Boniface School in Oak Harbor will host an open house for all prospective students and their parents on Friday, March 14, 5-7 p.m. St. Boniface is a fully accredited school offering preschool (ages 3 to 5) through seventh grade. With a low student to teacher ratio and multi-educational classroom learning, St. Boniface welcomes any student to join and discover the fun of learn-

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Certificate of Participation: Alexis Williams, Hope Eller, Lauren Kalinoski, Ciarra Bly, Hayley Doski, Kayleigh Edgington, Brianna Krupp, Breanna Wamsley, Kylah Mackall, Samantha Puckett, and Taylor Zelms Leadership Award: Lauren Kalinoski

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Most Improved Cheerleader: Kylah Mackall Voice Award: Taylor Zelms

Second Year Letter: John Rhodes, Connor Lenthe, Hunter Stinchcomb, James Dorko, and Caleb Gerber

Jump Award: Kayleigh Edgington Booster Academic Achievement Award: Hayley Doski

Third Year Letter: Dominic Manuella & Kegan Rakosky

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Certificate of Participation: Bri Adams, Alycia Cain, Cassie Kimm, Sierra Puckett, Allisa Ritterbach, Ashley Kolhoff, Mikahla Conrad, Olivia Coale, and Alison Sypherd First Year Letter: Lexi Mitchell, Kelly Lavelle, and Alyx Perram Second Year Letter: Megan Stephens Third Year Letter: Katie Almendinger, Cassidy Rhodes, Tori Wright, and Stephanie Kukay

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Most Improved Player: Hunter Stinchcomb

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Danbury’s winter sports athletes were well represented on the Toledo Area Athletic Conference’s 2012-13 All-Conference Teams (all-academic award winners are junior or senior letter-winners with a 3.25 grade point average or better). Individuals were recognized in the sports of boys’ and girls’ basketball. Below is a list of Danbury’s All-TAAC selections:

Laker Award: Jonathon McClellan

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$11,490- $15,510- $19,530$45,960 $62,040 $78,120

$11,490$28,725

$15,510$38,775

Bolte Insurance Agency will be participating in the Ohio Health Insurance Exchange. Benefits of enrolling in the exchange plans with Bolte include: - Guaranteed Issue Plans – no longer can you be denied or charged higher premiums based upon pre-existing conditions you may have. - Help in selecting a plan to meet your needs and explaining benefits and premiums. - Help in determining how much your subsidy may be and how to obtain your subsidy. - Individuals and families who meet the enrollment criteria of the exchange will receive a subsidy up to 400% of poverty level. This is a very generous income level to still qualify. To give you a an idea, a family of 4 will qualify up to an income level a little above $90,000 per year.

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Gridiron Alumni games planned Do you have what it takes to strap on a helmet one more time? If you’ve ever wished that you could play football one more time, you’re wish has been granted. Alumni football is coming to Port Clinton.   Gridiron Alumni is planning several full contact alumni football games.   Gridiron Alumni travels the nation pitting old football rivals against each other one more time.   Hundreds of players and thousands of fans swarmed stadiums to watch their hometown heroes strap it on one more time.   Gridiron Alumni is targeting teams like Port Clinton, Danbury, Margaretta and many others. Players from all local area are invited to register to play. Players are needed to sign up for their alma mater and the first 40 players on each team get to play. The team that gets 30 people registered first gets home field advantage.  The games are set for the spring. If you or someone you know is interested in putting on the pads one more time, go to www.gridironalumni.com to register.  If you have any questions, call Chris at 530-

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410-6396 or go to the website. Gridiron Alumni was founded in 2010 and has raised over $250,000 for schools and charities using alumni football games as a fundraising vehicle. Gridiron Alumni football has changed lives, communities, and given thousands of men their spark back.

Real Estate Transfers Allen Township

Elmore Corp.

3-3-14 David F. and Debrah Y. Schings to Benjamin Tuite, 4417 North Opfer-Lentz Road, $178,000.

3-4-14 Earl Wm Avers to Randall J. , Avers, Mark S. Avers, and Danne L. Welling, 705 Grandview Court, $210,000.

Bay Township

Erie Township

3-4-14 Mildred M. Nelson to Kenneth Laird, 4532 West Fremont Road, $115,000.

3-6-14 John and Kathy Rader to William H. and Brenda J. Woods, 49 Bertchen Street, $66,500.

Benton Township

Patty Brugnone 1840 E. Perry St., Port Clinton 419-734-5568 NMLS # 636376

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Comedy Club Night Friday, March 14

Headliner: Eric Kirkland Feature: Jay Boc Show at 8:00, Tickets $12 Dinner extra (6:30-7:30) Pork Chop & Stuffing Bake, Dinner Baked Lasagna & Salad, selections: or Jumbo Shrimp Basket

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3-6-14 Chris H. and Karen L. Smeltzer to Throdore D. and Deborah K. Stelmaszak, 5100 North Graytown Road, $225,000. 3-6-14 Wayne Stiffler to Corrine M. Diefenthaler, 1093 West Duff Washa Road, $65,000.

Catawba Township 3-4-14 Barbara J. Bihun to Brendan J. Astley, 4259 North Converse Street, $500,400

Clay Township 3-3-14 Neil Wisniewski to Michael A. Dobrosky and Mallory L. Brown, 2209 North Reiman Road, $178,000.

Danbury Township 3-4-14 William F. Gomola to Thomas C. Novak and Amanda M. Scheel, 253 North Worthy Street, $20,000. 3-7-14 Geneva J. Lrynock to Curtis and Johanna Knoch, 0 Bayshore Drive, $26,000.

3-7-14 Mike Sumonis to Gary L. and Carol Holden, 3930 West State Route 2, $31,000.

Genoa Corp. 3-6-14 James E. and Lou Ann Clabaugh to Kenneth E. and Laura M. Shields, 707 Cherry Street, $22,456.

Port Clinton Corp. 3-3-14 HSBC Bank USA to Ronald A. Peterlin, 903 East Third Street, $21,000. 3-3-14 Thomas E. Allen to Michael W. and Leslie E. Benton, 338 Harrison Street, $28,000. 3-3-14 Judith L. Pollock to Shannon I. Rogers, 723 Monroe Street, $40,000. 3-4-14 Macprep to Kenneth A. and Jalna S. MacLaren, 102 Madison Street #121, $29,950. 3-4-14 Macprep to Sandro R. Xavier da Silva and Ellie K. Maclaren, 102 Madison Street #123, $29950.

Bolte Real Estate announces Team Dunlap Bolte Real Estate is proud to announce the teaming of two of its professionally trained real estate agents, Nancy J. Dunlap and Jeanne Sutton. Both agents bring extensive knowledge from their diverse background in the real estate industry. Jeanne Sutton is a licensed real estate agent who sold real estate in the Port Clinton, Catawba and Marblehead areas for a number of years before joining Martin Appraisal Service in Toledo as a licensed/certified Residential Appraiser. She appraised homes in Northwest Ohio, primarily in Ottawa and Sandusky Counties, eventually forming her own appraisal company,

Sutton Appraisal Service. After 15 years as an appraiser, she left appraisal and became active in real estate again as both a listing and selling agent. In addition to her real estate activites, Sutton was also a member of the Adjunct Faculty at Hondros College, teaching real estate pre-licensing and continuing education classes for a number of years. She is also a member of the Firelands Board of Realtors and the Ohio Association of Realtors. Jeanne believes she brings the Dunlap Team the benefit of her appraisal experience and market knowledge.

Nancy is a versatile real estate agent and broker who previously owned her own real estate company on Catawba for many years. During that time she was among the real estate leaders in Ottawa County for sales and listing volume and was the recipient of many Ohio Association of Realtors awards. As a mem-

ber of the Firelands Board of Realtors, she was nominated to serve as President of the Board, and has been a team leader on numerous committees representing the members of the Board. Through her hard work and dedication she has achieved the real estate designations of Certified Business Specialist, Certified Residential Specialist and Graduate Realtor Institute. She has been a member of the Bolte family of realtors since 1998 and continues to work for her clients in finding the right fit for buyers and the best price for sellers.

Contact Nancy Dunlap at 419-341-0043 and Jeanne Sutton at 419-261-0892 or reach them online at www.nancydunlap.com or www.bolterealty.com.

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Ottawa county customers see David’s abilities David Salyers is the Service Clerk from Community Markets that is on posters and billboards throughout Ottawa County with the logo “Ability @ Work”. David, a resident of Ottawa County, has worked for the Oak Harbor Community Markets store for the past 15 years. Recently David and Lester Weatherwax, Supervisor and Store Manager of Community Markets, discussed what is behind that great smile David flashed for the billboards. David shared that he previously worked in the fast food business for 8-9 years before being hired at the grocery store. He remembers the day he was hired vividly and how his soon to be boss went to

David knows many of his customers by their first name and shared that serving the community is his favorite part of the job. Lester commented that the customers feel the same about David, as he is always the one that gets the most cookies at Christmas time. David and Lester have worked together for many years, as Lester has worked at the store for 32 years. During their time on the job together, Lester said he couldn’t ask for a better employee. David always is at the store before his official start time and over the last 15 years Lester said he can’t even count on one hand how many times David has called off. He also com-

Baumann celebrates renovation Over the past year, extensive improvements have been made at the Baumann General Motors auto dealership on State Route 53. Last Thursday, March 6, Baumann’s celebrated the completion of those improvements by hosting a Port Clinton Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours. They then held a special ribbon cutting ceremony, with Chuck Miller, their General Manager, doing the honors.

Lester Weatherwax and David Salyers

Riverview Industries Inc. (now RVI Inc.) to interview another gentleman before his interview. David explains that he went in for his interview and was hired on the spot. He began his job at the grocery store by learning multiple tasks including cleaning, stocking and bagging groceries. Over the years, David has seen many changes including the store name, a new supervisor, different co-workers and a revision of the layout of the store. Although things have changed, one thing has remained the same is the customers.

mented that David is the only employee that has never had an error on his time card, as he punches in and out when he is supposed to, including lunches. Lester stated that David is always willing to work whatever schedule is needed and will stay late if you ask him. David and Lester have also both competed in the annual baggers contest which takes place at the local level at Community Markets every July. The local competition is done during regular business hours and the public can stop in to watch as baggers from the store compete to go to State. The State level competition is held at the Ohio State Fair. Those successful at State advance to the National Groceries Association contest which is held in Las Vegas. There is a lot to keep in mind for the competitors as they must focus not only on

speed, but weight, neatness, friendliness and overall service. David has entered the competition and has won at the local level. Outside of working at Community Markets, David and Lester also team-up together in the community. Each year the store has a float in the Oak Harbor Apple Festival parade. Last year’s float was a 50’s theme and David dressed as a character from “Grease”, complete with sunglasses and slicked back hair. They won third place. David has also participated in bell ringing for the Salvation Army, delivering food for the Holiday Bureau and helping with the Food Pantry. When he delivers for the Holiday Bureau David sports his Santa hat to get everyone in the Christmas spirit. Next time you are in the Oak Harbor Community Markets store be sure to stop by and say hello to David and pick up a sample of free popcorn. David is known as the “Popcorn King” as he makes the best popcorn. March is Developmental Disabilities Month. Take a minute to recognize the hard working people with disabilities, like David. Get to know them and see their Abilities At Work. For more information about employing individuals with developmental disabilities, contact the Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities at 419.898.0400.

Mar. 13-19 Thursday March 13 Volleyball Challenge WHAT: RVI, Ottawa Residential Services, OCBDD and OCTA volleyball game

WHEN: 6-8 p.m. WHERE: Port Clinton Middle School COST: $5 INFO: 419-734-6645 or unitedwaytoledo.org/ Ottawa

Public meeting for Oak Harbor residents affect by flooding WHAT: Reps. From engineering firm Jones & Henry will meet with residents individually

WHEN: 5-8 p.m. WHERE: Eagle’s Nest community hall, 210 Jefferson St., Oak Harbor

INFO: 419-898-5561 Chronic Pain Support Group WHEN: 6 p.m. second Thursday of each month WHERE: Magruder Hospital Conference Center, Port Clinton

INFO: 419-271-3915 Diabetic Support Group WHEN: 12–1 p.m., second Thursday of each month

WHERE: Magruder Hospital Conference Center, Port Clinton

INFO: 419-734-3131 ext. 3544

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Health Screening WHAT: Cholesterol (Total/LDL/HDL/

Art Class WHEN: 6-7:30 p.m. every Thursday WHERE: Danbury Senior Center,

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Strength Training WHEN: 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday WHERE: Magruder Conference Center COST: $4 per session INFO: 419-732-4061

March 14-16 Twelve Angry Jurors WHAT: Drama by Reginald Rose WHEN: Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m.

WHERE: Playmakers Civic Theatre, 604 W. Sixth St., PC

COST: $15 INFO: 419-734-5044

Friday March 14 Comedy Club Nite What: Jay Boc and Eric Kirkland performing WHEN: doors 6 p.m., dinner 6:30-7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. WHERE: Oak Harbor Golf Club, 10422 CR 17, Oak Harbor COST: $12, $10 in advance INFO: 419-898-1493 or oakharborgolfclub.com

Lenten Fish Fry WHAT: Fried of baked fish WHEN: 4-7 p.m. WHERE: St. Boniface School, 215 Church St., Oak Harbor Cost: $9 adults, $6 children 6-12, 5 and under free

Saturday March 15 CMP monthly Airgun Matches WHEN: 8 a.m. WHERE: Camp Perry Training Site, 1000 N. Lawrence Rd., PC

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library, Marblehead COST: $8 per class INFO: 419-798-5195 or www. danbury.k12.oh.us.

TOPS WHAT: Take Off Pounds Sensi-

Pancake and sausage breakfast WHAT: Proceeds go to PC KofC

Tuesday March 18

Hall, 3307 NW Catawba Road

Free community meal WHAT: Every Wednesday until

Yoga WHEN: 6:30-8 p.m. every

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INFO: 419-635-2141 ext. 1131

1750 scholarship endowment fund WHEN: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. WHERE: Knights of Columbus, 109 W. Perry St., PC COST: $8 adult, $4 child under 12, 2 and under free

VFW 2480 game feed and Monte Carlo night WHAT: Entry fee includes dinner, public welcome WHEN: 5 p.m. WHERE: VFW 2480, 214 Madison St., PC COST: $10 INFO: 419-734-9981

Monday March 17 Town hall meeting with Chris Redfern WHEN: 10-11 a.m. WHERE: Ida Rupp Library, 310 Madison St., PC

Ottawa County Board of DD board meeting What: Meetings are open to the public WHEN: 5:30 p.m. WHERE: Ottawa County Board of DD, 235 N. Toussaint South Rd., OH INFO: 419-898-0400

Yoga WHEN: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays

WHERE: Danbury Schools

Community Internet Links BBQ & Caterers

Bar-B-Que Traveller - www.barbquetravellerinc.com Grandma’s Back Yard Barbeque www.grandmasbackyardbbq.com

Boat Hauling - Land Transporting Dave’s Marine Transport - www.davesmarinetransport.com

Camp Perry

Civilian Marksmanship Program www.odcmp.org

Chambers of Commerce Marblehead - www.themarbleheadpeninsula.com Oak Harbor - www.oakharborohio.net Port Clinton - www.portclintonchamber.com Put-in-Bay - www.put-in-bay.com

Community Action WSOS - www.wsos.org

Community Builder 211 - www.helpclick.org United Way - www.unitedwayottawacounty.org

Counseling The Giving Tree - www.givingtreecounseling.com

Developmental Disabilities

Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities www.ocbdd.org STEPS Provider Agency www.STEPSagency.com

Emergency Assistance Red Cross - www.redcrosstoledo.org Salvation Army - www.thesalarmy.com Underwater Recovery Team - www.diveputinbay.com

Employment and Training Services Northcoast Jobs Connection (The Job Store) www.northcoastjobs.org Ohio Means Jobs www.ohiomeansjobs.com

Local Government City of Port Clinton - www.ci.port-clinton.oh.us Ottawa County - www.co.ottawa.oh.us Village of Oak Harbor - www.oakharbor.oh.us

Massage Therapy The Kenny House - www.portclintonmassage.com

Mental Health Addict. Svc. Mental Heath Recovery Board - www.mhrbeo.com

Mentoring Big Brothers-Big Sisters - www.bbbsa.org

Non-Profit Health Care

American Cancer Society - www.cancer.org Ottawa County Health Dept. - www.ottawahealth.org Stein Hospice - www.steinhospice.org

Pharmacy Green's Pharmacy - greenspharmacy.com

Scuba Diving New Wave - www.newwavescuba.com

Transportation OCTA - www.co.ottawa.oh.us

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Pilates WHAT: Pilates with Laura Tyson, instructor

WHEN: 9 a.m. WHERE: The Ballet School, Madison St., Port Clinton COST: $5

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WHERE: Magruder Hospital Conference Center, Port Clinton

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Wednesday March 19 holy week

ship 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Peace Lutheran Church, 900 Jefferson St., PC Info: 419-732-3800

Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society meeting WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Otterbein North Shore Retirement Center Activity Room, 9400 North Shore Blvd.

Jazz Night WHAT: Wine, pasta, and live Jazz with The Bob Szmik Trio and special guests. WHEN: Wednesdays, 7-10 p.m. WHERE: Slater’s Madison Street Pub, 111 Madison St.,

Classifieds LEGAL AD/ NOTIFICATION

LEGAL AD/NOTIFICATION IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, OTTAWA COUNTY, OHIO, PROBATE DIVISION. In the Adoption of: CHRISTIAN MICHAEL MILLER, Case No. 20134005. Judge Kathleen L. Giesler, KOCHER & GILLUM, Michelle L. Christie (0061558), 101 ½ Madison Street, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452. Telephone:(419) 732-3135 Fax: (419) 734-5644, E-mail michelle@kochergillum.com, Attorneys for Petitioners. PUBLICATION OF NOTICE To Geneva Finken and Kory Brown, whose last known address is unknown and cannot be ascertained by reasonable diligence, will take notice that on November 15, 2013, Petitioners, Christine and Nathan Miller, filed an Application for the Adoption of Christian Michael Miller, and said matter is scheduled for a hearing in the Ottawa County Probate Court located at 315 Madison Street, Port Clinton Ohio on April 15, 2014 at 2:30 PM. Michelle L. Christie (0061558), Attorney for Petitioners Notice of Public Hearing. The Portage Township Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing concerning a proposed map amendment to the Portage Township Zoning Resolution, adopted 1989. The hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the Portage Township Hall, 2501 E. State Road, Port Clinton, Ohio. The proposed map amendment is from the “R-2” Medium Density Single Family Residential District to the “C-2” General Commercial District and is being submitted by Richard Roesch. The property is located on Lot No. Five (5) in the Plat of Steechan Realty Co. Subdivision “A” of Portage Township and known as 2024 East Harbor Road. The proposed amendment may be viewed at the Portage Township Hall on Mondays 5:30-7:00 p.m. and Saturdays 8:30-10:00 a.m. or at the office of the Ottawa Regional Planning Commission, 315 Madison Street, Room 107, Port Clinton from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (except holidays). At the conclusion of the public hearing, the proposed map amendment will be forwarded to the Portage Township Trustees for their action. Kathy Elchert, Secretary, Portage Township Zoning Commission

INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Ottawa County Commissioners at their offices in the Court House, 315 Madison Street, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452 until 10:00AM, local time April 3, 2014 at which time bids will be opened for the Riverview Health Care Campus Drainage Improvements Project. Bids must be sealed and endorsed on the outside of the envelope with the name of the bidder and the project bid upon. Bids received after the scheduled bid opening date and time will neither be read nor considered. No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of 60 days after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids. The contract documents and specifications may be examined at the following: BEC Associates, 6622 W. Harbor Rd., (SR 163) Port Clinton, Ohio 43452; The documents may be obtained at the County Commissioners website at http://www.co.otawa. oh.us/legalnotices.htm or by contacting BEC Associates at 419-898-9200 and submitting payment to them for any established non-refundable fees and applicable postage costs for each set requested. No proposal will be considered unless it is made on the blanks furnished by the County. No bidder shall take any exception to any requirement of the specifications. Each proposal must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the proposal and all persons interested therein. The owner intends and requires that this project be completed no later than June 15, 2014. All contractors and subcontractors involved with this project will, to the extent practicable use Ohio Products, materials, services and labor in the implementation of their project. Additionally, contractor compliance with the equal employment opportunity requirements of Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123, the Governor’s Executive Order of 1972, and Governor’s Executive Order 84-9 shall be required. Each bid must be accompanied by a bid guaranty. The bid guaranty may be of two forms: 1) A Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond using the form in the Contract Documents or 2) a certified check, cashier’s check or letter of credit in favor of Ottawa County, Ohio, in the amount of 10% of the bid. If the contract is awarded a Contract Bond will be required, which is a 100% payment and performance bond. The bid guaranty must meet all requirements of Section 153.54 of the Ohio Revised Code and the Instructions to Bidders. A-2

Pre-Bid Meeting- A pre-bid meeting will be held on Monday March 24, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. in the Conference room at the Riverview Health Care Campus, 8180 West State Route 163, Oak Harbor, Ohio. All work shall be carried out in compliance with all federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations that apply to the work. Any project specification item in conflict with a federal, state, or local law, rule or regulation, shall be void. This project does not fall under the State of Ohio Prevailing Wage requirements. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids, and to waive any irregularities in a bid, or to accept that bid which in the judgment of proper officials is to the best interest of the County. In accordance with Ohio Revised Code Section 307.87 this shall serve as notification that this notice is available on Ottawa County’s internet web site on the world wide web by logging onto www. co.ottawa.oh.us and going to the legal notices/bids link-click on main page and you will be able to view the notice in PDF format. By the Order of the Board of County Commissioners, Ottawa County, Ohio, Rhonda Slauterbeck, Clerk/Assistant Administrator PROBATE COURT OF OTTAWA COUNTY, OHIO, KATHLEEN L. GIESLER, JUDGE. IN RE: CHANGE OF NAME OF JOHN ARTHUR DYE (Present Name) JOHN ARTHUR JOSEPH IRVINE (Name Requested) Case No. 20147005, NOTICE OF HEARING ON CHANGE OF NAME [R.C. 2717.01] Applicant hereby gives notice to all interested persons----- that the applicant has filed an Application for Change of Name in the Probate Court of Ottawa County, Ohio, requesting the change of name of John Arthur Dye to John Arthur Joseph Irvine. The hearing on the application will be held on the 17th day of April, 2014, at 9:00 o’clock AM. in the Probate Court of Ottawa, County, located at 315 Madison Street, Port Clinton, OH 43452.

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58 N Harbors End – Catawba • 3 bed 3 full baths move in ready condo • Serene setting – water views • Gas Fireplace • $154,500 Sue Piacentino 419-341-4945

140 Spring Crest Dr – Marblehead • 2 bedroom 2 bath • Newer windows, siding, roof • Fenced back yard, hot tub, workshop • $95,900 Jenny Smith 419-279-0319

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JOHNSON’S ISLAND 3666 E. Baycliffs • Newer home with open floor plan & vaulted ceilings. • 3rd floor viewing room with views of the Lake, Bay, & Cedar Point. • You can get to your 50 ft dock down a wide stairwell of stamped concrete which is an easement for easier accessibility to your dock.

OPEN SATURDAY 1:00-3:00

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$689,000 MARBLEHEAD 10851 Bayshore #1202 & 10861 Bayshore #1102

N 3 PE 1 O N SU

• BAYPOINT CONDOS, a gated community. • Spacious condos in move in condition. • Outdoor pool w/bath house and restrooms. • Adjacent to Bay Point Resort. • Close to all that vacationland has to offer.

$299,000 CATAWBA ISLAND 941 Falling Waters • Wonderful small community on Catawba Island. • Custom designed paver patio and landscaping. • Water falls, ponds, wildlife abound. • Very open floor plan with fireplace between great room and sunroom. • Intricate sound system and mounted TV will stay. • Cherry cabinets in kitchen and beautiful woodwork and doors.

N -2 PE 12 O N SU

$279,900 N PE 12 O N SU

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CATAWBA ISLAND 3309 N. Stonehouse • NEW LISTING! • Spacious Townhome is situated in a very tranquil setting on CIC golf course. • Great room which boasts a magnificent stone fireplace & volume ceilings, with spacious kitchen area. • There is a balcony off the dining and great room area for views of golf course, marina and Lake Erie. • The entire 3rd floor is a Master Suite area including a loft type room that can be used for extra sleeping, sitting or office area.

$276,900

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, Catawba Office • 4054 East Harbor Road Port Clinton, OH 43452 • 877-734-5751 Fremont Office • 426 Croghan St, Fremont • 419-332-4000


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