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Volume 32 Number 16 Thursday, May 29, 2014

Honoring those who gave all for their country


Tell Tales Memorial Day weekend a spectacular start to summer ■■ What a weekend it was! The weather couldn’t have been more perfect. They had very moving Memorial Day ceremonies all over the area. Sunday there was a very special program at Catawba Island Club. A local resident and retired U.S. Navy Commander who spent a career as a Navy Nurse gave a program saluting Tank Company C, the Ottawa County unit that got caught up in the Philippines at the start of World War II. Ceremonies were also held in Oak Harbor, Port Clinton and Marblehead. A reminder, the big Bike Week event in our area starts Friday, May 30. So, while you are driving, be sure to look twice before turning so we keep our visiting bikers safe. ■■ There is going to be an open Casting Call for “The Amazing Race” on Put-in-Bay on Thursday, June 19, from 1-8 p.m. The event is being sponsored by Cleveland Channel 19 along with the Miller Boat Line, Mist, Island Bike & Cart Rental and Mojito Bay. For more details, log onto ■■ Our “Find Wylie” winner this week is Joel Prucha, who was one of 217 people who found our friendly fish hiding in the ad for Catawba Bay in last week’s Beacon. Joel 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,

BY JASMINE CUPP On Monday, May 26, Memorial Day, Veterans Park on North Monroe Street in Port Clinton was filled with people paying their respects to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Guest speaker Ottawa County Municipal Court Judge Frederick “Fritz” Hany gave a compelling speech to all those in attendance. “Nothing is wrong with America that cannot be cured by America,” was first said by President Bill Clinton, but reiterated by Judge Hany in his presentation. Judge Hany spoke of the heartbreak in our country, for all reasons, or what is wrong with America, but then said that Memorial Day is what is right with America because we are honoring those that sacrificed for us and for other countries. “Today we gather together on Memorial Day to say thank you,” said Judge Hany. He then encouraged the crowd to shout out the names of those who have served and lost their lives that they knew. People started yelling out names of their family and friends. “And my wife said you all would be shy,” said Judge Hany. The Port Clinton High School marching band performed and then Ted Peterson spoke. Peterson served in Vietnam with Canadian troops. “To the comrades in the silent beyond, we offer a silent salute,” said Peterson. A 21 gun salute, the playing of taps, and the singing of the Star Spangled Banner closed the ceremony, but not before John J. Henderson Jr., a Vietnam veteran who earned a Bronze Star for his service, raised the flag at Veterans Park.

■■ On June 11, the Ottawa County Improvement Corporation is hosting an interactive Executive Briefing titled “The Game Plan: Building & Sustaining Business Success”, focusing on the “5-step closed loop process” approach to producing positive results, revenues and bottom line profits. Topics include HR, Sales, Marketing, Motivation, Leadership, Production and Customer Satisfaction. It will be presented by North Coast Business Journal columnist Roger Bostdorff. The program will be from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Ottawa County Resource Center, 8043 W. State Route 163, between Port Clinton and Oak Harbor. Breakfast will be provided. RSVP to Jessica Kowalski at or 419-898-6242. ■■ There will also be a Small Business Basics seminar on Wednesday, June 4, hosted by Terra State Community College and the Small Business Development Centers of Ohio. They will be hosting the program at the County Resource Center from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The class is a free 2 hour seminar designed to take the confusion out of a small entrepreneur’s efforts and to help avoid costly mistakes. To register, or for more information, call Bill Auxter, Director of the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra toll free at 1-800-8262431 or e-mail him at ■■ Congratulations to everybody at Common Grounds Café in the Sutton Center who are celebrating their first anniversary. They will have free samples of food and coffee, 10% off all food orders, and door prizes every hour.

Port Clinton’s brain gain: Toni and Doug Garrett BY JASMINE CUPP Toni, a 1965 Port Clinton High School graduate, and Doug Garrett, a former Port Clinton High School art teacher, have started Erie Cottage Trading Company and 2nd Street Gallery and Shoppes, both upscale consignment galleries and resale shops. This month Erie Cottage Trading Company is celebrating its fourth year in business. The Garretts moved to Perrysburg after college to raise their children. After Perrysburg, the Garretts moved to Florida. “It’s nice to be back in the Midwest,” said Toni. “When working retail in Florida there were people from all over the world, but here it’s comfortable. I missed the Great Lakes. Even with seeing the ocean, I missed the Great Lakes.” Eight years ago Toni moved back to Port Clinton from Florida to take care of her mother. At the time, Doug was still working as a teacher in Florida, so when the time was right he joined Toni up north. “All the people from our class are coming back,” said Toni, “even if it’s only part time. It’s the people here I love; it’s been so nice coming back to people we know.” Toni and Doug’s son, Garth, just moved to Port Clinton with his wife, Gabby. With Garth and Gabby comes Toni and Doug’s grandchild, Decklyn, who is four. In 2010 the Garretts started Erie Cottage Trading Com-




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■■ The Gathering, a free community meal open to the public, will be held tonight (Thursday, May 29) at St. John Lutheran Church at the corner of Adams and 2nd Streets from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The Gathering began in 2002 as part of the Community Health Ministry sponsored by a group of local churches and community organizations. The meal is held the last Thursday of each month from January through October. For more information, contact Diann Crosser at 404-7357604 or Marcia Hattan at 419-732-6532. ■■ This Friday and Saturday, May 30 & 31, the Oak Harbor Knights of Columbus will be at Oak Harbor Community Market conducting their annual Measure Up Campaign for people with developmental disabilities, which is the Knights’ “flagship” charity. So, when you go get groceries, please be generous. ■■ Firelands Presbyterian Church invites women of all denominations to a 48 hour retreat at Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center in Fremont to be held June 1-3. The program is titled “Wonder and Wisdom from the Wilderness” and will be led by Pastor Jeanne Gay. For more information or to register, call Firelands Church at 419-734-6211.

pany and then they expanded to 2nd Street Gallery and Shoppes. Each of the shops houses art and refurbished treasures from local artists and collections from around the area and world, adding a great piece of art and culture to Port Clinton. Erie Cottage Trading Company is located on 125 Monroe Street, just behind Coffee Express. 2nd Street Gallery and Shoppes is located on 124 W Second Street. For more information on these businesses contact Toni and Doug at 419-341-1610.




■■ Stein Hospice will host the 15th Perch Derby at Kelleys Island this coming Monday, June 2. The fishing tournament will begin at 8 a.m. at the Casino dock. Boat registration is $100. The fish fry will begin around 6 p.m. Monday evening at the Caddy Shack. There will





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Obituaries Alexa Danielle Knoth-Gilmore Alexa Danielle Knoth-Gilmore, 1, of Port Clinton, passed away Tuesday, May 20, at the Toledo Children’s Hospital, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at GernerWolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton.

Ila Jean Kendall July 14, 1926-May 19, 2014 Ila Jean Kendall, 87, of Port Clinton, died Monday, May 19, at Edgewood Manor Nursing Center in Port Clinton. She was born on July 14, 1926 in Oak Harbor, the daughter of the late Clifford and Leona (Scott) Franck. She married George V. Kendall on July 24, 1944 and he preceded her in death on February 12, 1984.

Marriage Licenses Timothy Hartman, 25, dock worker, of Oak Harbor, and Samantha Badas, 25, registered nurse, of Swanton. Joshua Ries, 30, driver, and Kelly Rowe, 32, both of Port Clinton.

BGSU Graduate Abbey Urban, a 2007 graduate of Port Clinton High School, made the Dean’s List at Bowling Green State University. She graduated on May 9, 2014 with her Master’s Degree .She is the daughter of Ed and Lori Urban.

During World War II, Ila Jean worked at Standard Products in Port Clinton to help aid the war effort. Later she worked at the Catawba Island Club on Catawba Island and then at Phil’s Inn in Port Clinton. She was of the Lutheran faith having attended St. John Lutheran Church in Port Clinton; a member of the Port Clinton Moose Club Ladies Auxiliary; Past member of the Port Clinton American Legion Auxiliary; and member of the Port Clinton VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing cards, bunko, and dominos as well as going on trips with the Moose Club to the casinos. Most importantly, she was a proud housewife and mother raising her four children. She loved sharing her time with family and friends and she treasured the memories of her travels with her family and friends. Survivors include her sons: Bernard “Ben” (Sharon) Kendall, Huron; Timothy Kendall, Coshocton; and Terrence Kendall, Pass Christian, Mississippi; daughter: Tana Ho-

gan, Port Clinton; grandchildren: Matthew Kendall, Scott Kendall, Jeffrey Kendall, Allison Mates, Kimberly Melton, Kellie Jenkins, Lisa Moon, Heather Shiets, Kristin Grove; eleven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brothers: Scott and Paul Franck; and sisters: Elizabeth “Betty” Franck and Evelyn “Mickey” Marquez. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and sister: Phyllis King. Visitation will be held at the Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, 1124 Fulton Street, Port Clinton, on Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. until a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at 10:30 a.m. with Bishop Robert Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Port Clinton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Edgewood Manor Nursing Center Activity Fund or to Stein Hospice. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

Sound Off Public apology from Mayor Vincent P. Leone This apology comes with great humility. It has come to my attention that the condition of the City cemeteries is less than acceptable. It would be easy to point at many contributing factors and make excuses as to why the cemeteries are in the condition that they were in this past Memorial weekend, or any other time for that matter. Excuses are unacceptable and unwarranted. The condition of the City cemeteries are the fault of my lack of attention and nothing less. For this reason, I find myself writing this letting asking for the people of Port Clinton for forgiveness in my lack of attention to the cemeteries

where your loved ones rest. In moving forward to remedy the obvious needs and attention to our cemeteries, I will work with the workers to present a better environment to show the proper respect to your loved ones. I will make sure that all the rules and regulations of the cemeteries are enforced at all times. Additionally, I will work with Council in hopes to direct funding for the betterment of our City cemeteries. Any future concerns with the operations of the cemetery can be directed to the City Hall at 419-734-5522 ext 8 which will be forwarded to me by my administrative assistant. I once again offer my sincere apologies. Mayor Vincent P. Leone


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Accountant Corporate Secretary ROBIN QUESADA MARY ALICE SCHAFFNER The Beacon is published every Thursday and is circulated free to the public, via US Postal Service under Permit #80, as well as by independent carriers. The Beacon serves, and is mailed to the communities of Port Clinton, Lakeside/Marblehead, and Oak Harbor, as well as Catawba, Danbury, Portage, Erie, Bay, Benton, Carroll and Salem Townships in Ottawa County. The Beacon is owned and operated by Schaffner Publications, Inc., John Schaffner, president. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form without the expressed, written consent of the Publisher. The views expressed by the contributors are not necessarily those of the management of The Beacon. The Beacon and its heading and logo are protected through trademark, servicemark and copyright registration. Real estate and classified ads close Monday by noon and retail ads close Monday by 4 p.m.

■■ The Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce is coordinating the 5th Annual Village-wide Garage Sale Days on June 6 & 7. A complete list of sales will be available at the Oak Harbor Chamber office and the Oak Harbor Public Library and also on their website, If you would like to place your sale on the list, there is a minimum $3 minimum donation and they will need to receive your info by this Monday, June 2. Any questions, call the Chamber at 419-898-0479. ■■ Don’t forget our “Coffee with the Editor” session at Common Grounds every Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. Lots of interesting local topics are discussed. Last week we had a very lively conversation on the Waterworks Park issue. Also don’t forget that Common Grounds offers their gourmet coffee for just 99-cents with one refill or you can also get 10% off your order on Wednesday mornings. ■■ Marblehead Bank is featuring the Victory Café in their Lobby on Bridge Rd. during business hours starting next Monday, June 2, through Friday, June 13. ■■ Two great golf tournaments for charity are coming up soon. The 25th Annual Chick Schaffner Memorial Charity Golf Classic will be held at CIC on Monday, June 16. This event annually benefits Stein Hospice and the American Heart Association. To get a team



into this great event, call Amy Skolnik at Stein at 419625-5269 or email her at, or Tom Bloom at Materion at 419-862-4233 or Tom. Then there is the Father’s Day event for Habitat for Humanity of Ottawa County, their 8th Annual at Hidden Hills Golf Club, also sponsored by Materion. Call 419-734-7074 to enter your team. The entry deadline is June 11. ■■ Would you be interested in receiving instant messaging on your cell phone or your email with news updates as we get them at The Beacon? If so, send your email address to and we will begin to build a data base of readers who want those instant updates. I know I have mentioned it many times that our website,, is updated maybe a couple of times daily with fresh news and photos. Soon to come: Video. ■■ I got a note from Jim Cahill a while back, and he let me know about something that could have a significant impact on boaters in our immediate area. The US Coast Guard is studying the idea of removing the Catawba Marker Buoy off the northeast corner of Catawba Island. I know I use that green can a lot in my boating. I am certain many of you boaters do as well. The person to contact at the Coast Guard is a gentleman named Doug Sharp at the Ninth Coast Guard District in Cleveland. As of a few weeks ago, the only person he had heard from was Jim Cahill. The address is 1240 E. Ninth St., Cleveland, Ohio 44199-2060.

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Honoring those lost at sea Former Port Clinton Mayor (and former Marine) John Fritz served as master of ceremonies for the moving Memorial Day service at Port Clinton Yacht Club. This service honored those who lost their lives at sea. Wreaths were cast into the river from the City Harbor Patrol boat to honor them.

Behind John Fritz were (l-r): Municipal Court Judge Fritz Hany, along with former mayors Tom Brown, Debbie Hymore-Tester, Jeannie Huskey and Lockwood Zeis. On the far right was current mayor, Vince Leone. Behind them were Veterans of the armed forces.

A lone wreath floats in the waters of the Portage River in honor of those who died serving their Country on the oceans and seas. PHOTOS BY MARY ALICE SCHAFFNER

Marblehead and Lakeside honor Memorial Day BY DONNA LUEKE Photo 8942: Captain (Ret.) Querns, Otterbein resident, retired U.S. Army Air Corps and Air Force, assisted in placing the flag on the memorial in James Park. Photo 8939: The Amarosa family, of Lakeside and Delaware County, enjoy the parade. Photo 7021: The firing squad from the American Legion and VFW fire a salute at the conclusion of the James Park ceremony. The Marblehead-Lakeside Memorial Day parade and ceremonies simply and respectfully honored the occasion. The banner that preceded the flag-bearing marching veterans said “Here comes your flag. Respect it. Stand up. Hats off. Hand over your heart.” For Captain Querns, 92, now a resident of Otterbein NorthShore Retirement Community in Lakeside, Memorial Day has a deep meaning. Querns lost a brother in World War II, flew missions in the Pacific theater, and was in the service for 32 years, in the Army Air Corps and then the Air Force. “Memorial Day is the beginning of a new era. I hope for a time of peace, but it will take time to get there,” Querns shared. For the Amarosa family of Delaware County, who have a vacation home in Lakeside, the Marblehead Memorial Day parade is refreshing. “Back home we would have

to fight traffic and get to the parade so early,” said Jodie Amarosa. Kevin Sibbring, President of Lakeside Chautauqua, opened the ceremonies at James Park. “We are enjoying this weekend the fruits of our way of life. We need to remember those who sacrificed so that we can enjoy that freedom.” Marblehead Mayor Jackie Bird asked all those gathered to “solidify our commitment to those who served.” Dianne Rozak, Vice President of Danbury Township Trustees, recently travelled to the battlegrounds of Gettysburg, PA, and Antietem, MD, and the Shanksville, PA, memorial to those who died on Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2001. “The name of the battleground does not matter; the wars have been fought to preserve peace throughout the world. Our duty is to keep alive the memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Let us never forget,” said Rozak. American Legion Commander Joe Stys asked all to honor “not just those with medals, but all the million Americans who have lost their lives.” The Danbury High School band played the National Anthem, America the Beautiful, the anthems of all the branches of service and concluded the ceremonies with “Taps”. VFW Commander Bob Peroni asked that all reflect on

the lyrics of “Taps”: “Day is done, gone the sun From the lakes, from the hills, from the sky. All is well; safely rest God is nigh. Sleep in peace.”

Walleye Festival parade: Rain free for 34 years

BY JASMINE CUPP The Walleye Festival parade made its way around town from the Port Clinton High School Saturday, May 24, at 1 p.m. Residents and visitors lined the streets to watch the show. Judy Halsted, Christie Shull and Port Clinton Mayor Vince Leone were judges for the parade. Randy Hugg of the Mix 102.7 morning show was the announcer. “This is the most beautiful Memorial Day weekend yet,” said Hugg, “which is great coming after the worst winter ever.” Parade award winners: PC Pride: Port Clinton High School Marching Band Best in Show: Sit Means Sit dog training Best theme: Oak Harbor Apple Festival Best Baton Corp: High Society Mayor’s Wild Walleye Award: On Point Wellness Most Entertaining: Haunted Hydro Most Spirit: Five Star Baton Corp For more photos of the parade visit

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“Communication for Healing” Dr. Kelly Griffing Monday, June 9th 6:30 pm Conference Center Free of charge Learn words that work for resolving conflict, reducing stress, achieving goals & creating peaceful relationships For more information or to sign up 419-357-0440 Diabetes Education instructional classes presented by our Dietitian and a Registered Nurse for diabetic indivduals and their families. Physician referral needed. Call for times and dates. 419-734-3131 ext. 3544

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Multiple Sclerosis Support Group 1st Tuesday each month 6:30pm8pm Conference Center For more information 419-607-6021 National Alliance on Mental Illness Anxiety & Depression Support Groups Family Support Group 1st Tuesday 6-8pm Peer to Peer Support Group 3rd Wednesday 6-7:30pm For more information 419-732-6264 Alzheimer’s Support Group 2nd Monday each month 9am Conference Center 419-734-3131 ext. 3363 for more information

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Andrew Fillmore’s essay rings true on Memorial Day The Port Clinton Elk’s Lodge recently announced the winners of the Port Clinton and District Essay Contest. Andrew Fillmore, a seventh grade student at PCMS, won the seventh and eighth grade competition. Andrew’s essay, “What does Veterans Day mean to me?”, also received first place in the State of Ohio and will go on to the Elk’s National Essay Competition. Andrew’s essay was written last fall, but the above photo is from the recent Honor Flight of Northwest Ohio event which took veterans to Washington D.C. on April 30. Andrew and his mom were welcoming Andrew’s grandfather home. For Memorial Day, Andrew’s essay still rings true. Congratulations, Andrew! What does Veterans Day mean to me? Veterans Day is a very important day for our nation. It’s a day to look back at the very people who fought for all of us. They fought for the USA. They may have been scared, but they knew their fighting would keep our nation strong. They knew their lives were on the line; but they kept

on marching. I think this determination deserves heartfelt admiration. Sometimes I think of my grandpa and uncle, who were veterans, and of how hard it would be to lose them. Veterans Day is also a day to console families who have lost their loved ones. It’s a day of thanks for freedom and of hope for the future. These veterans deserve to be honored for the service they have done for our country. These courageous men and women deserve to have a day to be honored. There were veterans who risked their lives to help us; there were also ones who lost their lives for us. They did this because they knew they were leaving America in good hands. They wanted to help their nation live on- strong and proud. These people are truly amazing. To me, Veterans Day is a chance to thank the soldiers who fought for me and to thank them for another reason. It’s a time to thank them for being my role models. These people showed what’s really important in life. If you believe in something, you should hold nothing back as you strive for your goal.

Ohio Veterans Bonus ends Dec. 31 for Iraq War veterans Veterans who served in Iraq between 2003 and 2011 have until Dec. 31to apply for the Ohio Veterans Bonus and receive a financial reward for their wartime service. Eligible veterans must have served in the country of Iraq during the period of March 19, 2003, through Dec. 31, 2011. The Bonus continues past Dec. 31 for veterans of the Afghanistan War who served after Oct. 7, 2001. No deadline has been announced for these veterans. The specific criteria and deadlines for both eras of service are: • Military service of more than 90 days active duty, not for training, anywhere in the world during the following periods: • October 7, 2001, through a date to be determined by the President– Afghanistan • March 19, 2003, through December 31, 2011–Iraq; deadline to apply is Dec.31, 2014.

A new film by local videographer Nick James is about the restoration of the historic Port Clinton lighthouse. The video, which run just over five minutes in length, features interviews with Conservancy board members and volunteers, accompanied by footage of the restoration work and historical still photos. The film, which James produced in only three days, was conceived as a trailer for a larger documentary about the history, restoration, and return of the Port Clinton lighthouse to the Lake Erie waterfront. Members of the Port Clinton Lighthouse Conservancy, aided by a team of dedicated volunteers, meticulously restored the lighthouse after it sat alongside the Portage River for over 60 years. James was editor for the Peter Huston film, “The Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial Documentary”, which has been nominated for a 45th Annual Lower Great Lakes Emmy Award. The Conservancy showed the video at its booth at the Walleye Festival over Memorial Day Weekend. The film, entitled “Port Clinton Lighthouse Restoration”, can be seen on YouTube and on the Conservancy’s Facebook page. The Conservancy received approval from the city last fall to place the restored lighthouse in the Water Works Park north of the Derby Pond. However, the move is stalled pending issuance of a submerged

land lease from the ODNR’s Office of Coastal Management for the strip of land on which the lighthouse will be placed. In December the city council passed a resolution approving the lease and a surveyor with Brunkhorst Engineering Consultants worked closely with the Conservancy to complete the lease application for the city, but city officials have yet to forward the application to the Office of Coastal Management. The approval process by OCM can take up to 90 days once they receive the application. “We are hopeful the city will act quickly so that the local business community will reap the benefits of having this historic lighthouse on the waterfront this summer,” explained Conservancy president Rich Norgard. The lighthouse was erected in 1896 at the end of the west pier that juts out into the Portage River and for over 30 years guided ships safely into the river. The light was converted from oil to electricity1926. In November 1952 the lighthouse was removed from the pier and taken to present day Brands’ Marina, where it stood for over sixty years, a familiar sight to boaters moving up and down the Portage River. Last summer it was moved across the river into a boat storage facility so that restoration work could be completed.

Port Clinton Safety Town Children who will be entering kindergarten in the fall of 2014 are invited to attend the Port Clinton Safety Town. The program will be held June 24-27 at the Port Clinton Fire Department/North Central EMS station, 1755 E. State Street, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  Registration deadline is June 10. On  Tuesday, June 24,  the  Port Clinton Police Department and Canine Unit, along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, will teach the children about Buckling Up for Safety, Walking Safety, and Stranger Danger. The officers will also provide safety instructions in the Safety Town Village. Wednesday, June 25, the Port Clinton Fire Department will talk about fire safety while the children visit the Smoke House,

a simulator of an actual house fire. Thursday, June 26, North Central EMS crew members will teach the children about home and playground safety, and what to do when an emergency occurs. That day the ODNR Division of Watercraft will also present their Kids and Floats program and discuss water safety. The last day of Safety Town, Friday, June 27, will include a school bus ride that will teach the children proper entering and exiting rules for riding a school bus. This is also graduation day, and family members are invited to attend the graduation ceremony. For more information or to enroll your child in the Port Clinton Safety Town, contact Cynthia Geiger at 419-663-1367.

The bonus pays $100 a month to veterans who served in the countries of Afghanistan or Iraq, up to a maximum of $1,000. For veterans who served elsewhere, the payment is $50 a month up to a $500 maximum. Veterans medically discharged due to injuries sustained in combat can receive $1,000, plus up to $500 for months of service elsewhere. Family members of those killed in action or who died from disease as a result of their in-theater service can receive a bonus of $5,000 plus whatever the service member was eligible for, up to a total of $6,500. The Bonus is not subject to federal or state taxes, and can be used for any purpose. To date, nearly $65 million has been paid to more than 80,000 veterans and families. The Ohio Veterans Bonus continues a tradition of bonuses to reward Ohio veterans that dates back to the Civil War; however, these other war bonuses are now closed.


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had the largest attendance yet; 222 runners and walkers. The race was organized by the Toledo Roadrunners Club. Results from the race can be seen at

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Oak Harbor Chamber raising funds for July 4 fireworks The Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce is raising funds for their annual Independence Day Celebration. The cost of fireworks has been increasing steadily by 5% each year, and because they would like to keep the same quality show that everyone is used to seeing in Oak Harbor, the Chamber needs to raise additional funds.  To accomplish that, the Chamber will be selling patri-

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Can an individual deduct the cost of living in an assisted living facility (ALF)? This is controlled by Section 7702B of the Internal Revenue Code. Under the Internal Revenue Code, the cost of room and board is deductible under schedule A of your income tax return, if certain conditions are met. The cost is added to other health related expenses and must exceed seven and one half (7.5%) of your adjusted gross income to be deductible. The person must qualify as a chronically ill individual. There are two ways to qualify the care as deductible personal care services. 1. The first test for determining if a person is chronically ill relates to the federal guide of Activities of Daily Living (ADL). These activities are eating, toileting, transferring, bathing, dressing and continence. It must be certified that the individual is unable to do two of the above activities without substantial assistance from another person for at least 90 days due to the loss of this functional capacity. 2. The second test of qualification requires that the individual have substantial supervision to be protected from threats to health and safety due to severe cognitive impairment. The certification of this fact must be made in writing by a certified licensed care practitioner. This can be a physician, a licensed social worker or a professional nurse. The certification must be made upon personal examination within the preceding twelve months of using the deduction. The examination should be completed before entering the assisted living facility. This is not a requirement, but would be needed if an audit brought the deduction into question. This article relates to the deductibility of room and board. An individual may always deduct actual nursing services provided in the facility and any medical expense. Many facilities can give a statement of the percentage of deductible care provided. Very few individuals enter into an assisted living facility solely for convenience. Normally, a person makes the transition when they can no longer independently take care of themselves and they do not want to burden their children. It is important to calculate the tax savings that may be available if a move is considered. Jeff Roth is a partner with David Bacon and associate Jessica Moon of the firm ROTH and BACON with offices in Port Clinton, Upper Sandusky, Marion, Ohio and Fort Myers, Florida. All members of the firm are licensed in Ohio and Florida. Mr. Roth’s practice is limited to wealth strategy planning and elder law in both states. Nothing in this article is intended for, nor should be relied upon as individual legal advice. The purpose of this article is to provide information to the public on concepts of law as they pertain to estate and business planning. Jeff Roth can be reached at ohiofloridatrust@ (telephone: 419-732-9994). Copyright Jeffrey P. Roth 2014.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014 AROUND OTTAWA COUNTY 9A Judge Winters teaches Fatherhood Program course at National earns state award Judicial College

On May 6 Judge Bruce Winters had the opportunity to serve as instructor at the National Judicial College in Reno, NV. Judge Winters, a member of the faculty at the National Judicial College, led a course on control of the courtroom. The Control of the Courtroom is a practical skills course and involves both classroom instruction as well as live courtroom scenarios. During the live courtroom scenarios portion of the course, attorneys, judges and faculty/staff members are utilized to act out potential courtroom scenarios. The student judges then have to preside over the court proceedings and are given reviews of his or her performance. This was Judge Winter’s first opportunity to teach the Control of the Courtroom course at the National Judicial College, however, he has instructed similar curriculum for the Ohio Association of Magistrates as well the Ohio Judicial College. The course was highly reviewed by the program participants. In addition to instructing Control of the Courtroom, Judge Winters previously served as group leader at National Judicial College for other various studies. For over 50 years, the National Judicial College (NJC) has been a national leader in judicial education. The College serves as one place where judges from across the nation and around the world can meet to improve the delivery of justice and advance the rule of law through a disciplined process of professional study and collegial dialogue. NJC offers an average of 90 courses/programs annually with more than 4,000 judges attending from all 50 states, U.S. territories and more than 150 countries. Each year, more than 250 faculty members offer lectures, workshops, panels and structured discussion groups. Faculty members are chosen for their experience and expertise and consistently receive high marks from participants.

Television and electronics recycling collection May 31

On Saturday, May 31, the Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste District is sponsoring a television and electronics recycling collection. The event is open to Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca County residents, including all residents of Bellevue and Fostoria. This collection is for residents only. Materials from businesses will not be accepted. The event will take place from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the following locations: Ottawa County–Ottawa County Fairgrounds, W. State Route 163, Oak Harbor Sandusky County–Sandusky County Fairgrounds, north parking lot, 712 North Street, Fremont Seneca County–Seneca County Fairgrounds, 100 Hopewell Avenue, Tiffin. Residents will be charged to recycle CRT (lead/glass tube) televisions. The fee associated with the service reflects a portion of the District’s cost and is based on contract pricing with the electronics recycler. To determine the size of your television, measure your screen diagonally from corner to corner. Fees for televisions are: TV’s 24” and smaller, $2; TV’s 25” and larger, $3; all console units and projection screen TV’s (limit 2 per resident), $5. Additional materials that will be accepted at no charge include electronics (computer equipment, dvd’s, vcr’s, stereos, etc.), flat panel televisions and cell phone equipment. All electronics will be processed in the U.S. and all plastics, metals, and leaded and non-leaded glass materials will be recycled. Only wood and fabric from the console and projection screen televisions will be landfilled. Additionally, lead and mercury will be removed domestically and handled under U.S. regulations. A full-time option for television and electronics recycling is available through Best Buy store locations. Televisions accepted in the store, free of charge, include CRT (or tube) televisions 32” and less, portable TV’s and flat panel LCD, Plasma or LED televisions that are 60” and less. Other televisions including tube TV’s larger than 32”, all console units, and projection screen TV’s can be recycled through Best Buy’s pick-up program. There will be a charge for this service; however, if a product is being replaced the old item will be removed from your home for free. Electronics are also accepted for recycling (computers, cameras, phones). To recycle any product in a Best Buy store location, a limit of three items will be accepted per household per day. For detailed

The Fatherhood program operated by WSOS Community Action Commission was one of seven programs in Ohio recognized Thursday by the Ohio Practitioners’ Network for Fathers and Families (OPNFF) for implementing an innovative program that promotes healthy and responsible fatherhood. The programs were honored for their exemplary models of achievement in promoting healthy fatherhood. “This is such an honor,” said Roger Fisher, employment and training coordinator at WSOS. “Even though we are proud of the program we operate, this recognition is really nice to have.” OPNFF, Ohio University, and the Ohio Fatherhood Commission are partnering in a fatherhood initiative to improve networking and inform community, academic, and government leaders. All award winners are listed in a compendium of best practices. The compendium will be shared with more than 1,200 fatherhood advocates, practitioners, and partners, including the Ohio University College of Health Sciences and Professions and the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood. “The hope is that these seven programs will inspire other program leaders to apply for a Fatherhood Achievement Award,” said Dr. Brian Moore, OPNFF President. “OPNFF is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and we are so pleased to recognize innovative fatherhood programs and services and to share information with our partners.” The Father Factor Program for fathers involved with a public child welfare agency began in 2011. Since that time hundreds of men have taken educational classes on 24/7 dad and responsible fatherhood. They actively participate in the case plans, visit their children regularly, and many have obtained custody of their children. A skilled father/family practitioner works with the dads, caseworkers and moms to ensure that everyone has the goal of doing what is in the best interest of the child. This practitioner makes home visits, conducts educational classes, mediates with the father and mother, and attends court hearings. He/she also assesses the fathers’ needs and makes referrals for resources and services. The programs assist fathers and father figures in building relationships with their children while assisting them to achieve self-sufficiency. Programs are offered both in community correctional facilities as well as in the communities where the program is offered. For information about participating in the program at WSOS, call Roger Fisher at 419-334-8911. information about Best Buy’s recycling program go to and type the word “recycling” in the search box. From the recycling program page, you will be required to select the state and choose the product for specific recycling program details. This program is offered to residents only. It is not available to businesses and organizations. For general recycling information, District recycling collections and events, log onto the OSS Solid Waste District’s website at You can also ® by searching Ottawa join on Facebook Sandusky Seneca Green Recycling Scene or on Twitter at OSS Solid Waste @Aim2BGreen. For more information call the District’s main office at 419-334-7222 or toll-free at 1-888-850-7224. The Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint ® Solid Waste Management District was created under HB 592, which required counties to form single or multi-county solid waste districts. The District has developed a solid waste plan which ensures disposal capacity. The District also sponsors waste reduction, recycling and reuse programs designed to meet recycling goals. The District’s Board of Directors includes the Boards of Commissioners in Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca Counties.

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Competitive Funding Grant meeting May 28 offer grants in the second round of the Competitive Funding Grant Program in 2014. The second round grant meeting will be held Wednesday, May 28, at 10 a.m. at the OSS Solid Waste District office at 1875 E. State Street, Fremont. Eligible participants are required to attend a meeting prior to submitting an application. The grant program’s main priority is to set up recycling programs for educational institutions, non-profit organizations, townships, cities and villages in Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca Counties. Once a recycling program has been established,




cycled content. The District cannot fund any privately owned businesses. Applicants are required to attend the informational meeting at the District office in Fremont for this funding round. If a representative does not attend the meeting the entity can not apply for a grant. Applicants may register by calling the District office at 419-334-7222, toll-free at 1-888-850-7224 or email Assistant Director Amy Drummer at The application and guidelines are available on the District’s website at



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Fishing Report Walleye fishing is about the same as it has been for the past few weeks, with scattered pods of fish moving from area to area as the water warms, but there is good news. The weather is improving and it’s making the time on the water fishing for the elusive beasts much more enjoyable. You can keep the long underwear in the dresser, and heavy layers of clothing at home. It’s time to start thinking shorts and flip flops. Finally! It’s been an up and down spring with the warm temperatures taking their sweet time getting here, but they just might be here to stay now. Water temperatures are reaching the high 50’s to the low 60’s now, so it doesn’t feel like a refrigerator out there when the wind blows. Good walleye catches are being reported from west of the islands all the way over to Lorain and Vermilion, and are scattered throughout the area. Water conditions, water temperatures, and water clarity change in this system faster than most lakes, due to the several rivers that dump into it and the current that pushes from the western end to the eastern end. So, with these ever changing conditions, you need to be willing to move around a little more to find the fish again. That spot that was on fire last weekend might be a ghost town this weekend. The best thing you can do before heading out to go fishing is to read the internet reports for the latest locations and presentations being used. Ask your local bait shop, too. They are very knowledgeable and will share the info with you if you ask them to. Right now, just about everything is working to catch

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walleye. The jig fishermen are still catching fish off the reefs, whiles others are drift casting with the wind, using weapons and bottom bouncers all over the west end. Trolling slow (1.3-1.6 mph) with single Colorado blade crawler harnesses behind 1 and 2 oz inline weights, or #1 and #2 Tadpole diving weights, attached to inline planer boards, has been my presentation for the past several weeks, and has been successful for both walleye and the pesky white perch and white bass. This weekend I will be switching up to the double willow leaf crawler harnesses, so that I can speed up my presentation to 1.8-1.9 mph, to help keep the white species from stealing my crawlers. Some of the larger charter boats captains, like “Pooh Bear” and “Budman”, are on the radio a lot reporting what they are doing to catch fish while they are out there, and their presentation of Stinger Spoons behind Tru-Trip Jets, at speeds of 1.8-2.0 knots, has been working very well for them. Listen to channel 79 on your marine radio while you’re out there and the chatter will help you catch more fish. All you have to do is ask, and someone will usually help you out. Good luck this weekend and be safe! Captain Juls can be contacted by email at rngrgal@, or by phone at 419-835-7347. Her website is heck out her blog for her latest fishing reports.

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Community Calendar Thursday May 29 THURS, MAY 29

May 30-Jun 8 MAY 30 - JUN 8

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Yoga on the Beach What: All levels yoga. Bring

Ohio Bike Week What: Midwest's largest

All you can eat breakfast buffet What: First and third Sundays

towel or blanket. When: 8-8:45 a.m., Tues, Thurs, Sat, May 24-Aug. 30 Where: East Harbor State Park Beach, Marblehead Cost: $5 contribution suggested. A portion goes to United Way in Ottawa County. Info: 419.341.4110

Board of Elections monthly meeting Where: Conference room, Board of Elections, 8444 West State Route 163, Oak Harbor. When: 1:30 p.m. 4th Thursdays

The Gathering What: Free Community Meal; open to the public. Fully accessible facility. When: 4:30-6 p.m., last Thursday of month Where: St. John Lutheran Church Parish Hall, corner of Second and Adams Streets, Port Clinton

TOPS What: Taking off pounds When: 6:30-7:30 p.m., weigh

in at 6 p.m. Where: Port Clinton Senior Center Info: 419-734-4102

Al-Anon/Alateen What: Twelve-step group for those affected by another’s drinking When: 8 p.m. every Thursday Where: Trinity United Methodist Church, 135 Adams St. Port Clinton

Art Class When: 6-7:30 p.m. every Where: Danbury Senior Center,

Drive-In Church When: 8 a.m. Where: Mon Ami Parking Lot, 3845 W. Wine Cellar Rd., Port Clinton Info: 419.732.3161 or tumcpc. org

Erie Shores Cruisers Car Show When: 5-8 p.m. Where: Bassett’s parking lot,

CIC Run/Walk for Humanity What: 5 K Run/Walk. Music

those affected by another’s drinking When: 7 p.m. every Friday Where: St. John Lutheran Church, 122 Ottawa, Oak Harbor

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Lighthouse, 110 Lighthouse Dr. Cost: $2 Info: 419.734.4424 ext. 2 or

The Great Giveaway What: Free garage sale When: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Where: Grace Baptist Church,

Cost: $4 per session Info: 419-732-4061


Marblehead Lighthouse Tour What: Tours every 15 minutes When: 12-4 p.m. Where: Marblehead

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Yoga on the Beach What: All levels yoga. Bring towel or blanket. When: 8-8:45 a.m., Tues, Thurs, Sat, May 24-Aug. 30 Where: East Harbor State Park Beach, Marblehead Cost: $5 contribution suggested. A portion goes to United Way in Ottawa County. Info: 419.341.4110

Wildlife Walk What: Junior Naturalist Wildlife Walk When: 10 a.m. Where: Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River S Rd., Elmore Cost: $12/person, $10/Schedel members. Fee includes admission to the gardens until 4 p.m. Info: 419.862.3182 or Reservations appreciated.

following. Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity. When: 9 a.m. Where: Catawba Island Club Fitness Center, Beach Club Rd & NW Catawba Rd., Port Clinton Cost: $24/pre-register, $30/ race day Info: 419.797.4424 or

Marblehead Lighthouse Tour What: Tours every 15 minutes When: 4-6 p.m. Where: Marblehead Lighthouse, 110 Lighthouse Dr. Cost: $2 Info: 419.734.4424 ext. 2 or

Acoustic Coffee House What: Featuring the Naked Bacon Band When: 7-10 p.m. Where: Slater's Madison Street Pub, 111 Madison St., Port Clinton Info: 419.732.2030 or

Paul Unplugged What: Live Entertainment with Paul Unplugged When: 7-10 p.m. Where: Canoe Club Wine Bar, 5831 E. Harbor Rd., Marblehead Info: 419.960.7030 or

St. John Lutheran Church summer worship schedule What: Effective June 1-Aug. 31 When: One service now at 9:15 a.m.

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Ohio. Have card signed for gift and prizes. Where: Wineries along the Lake Erie Shores & Islands Wine Trail Info: 800.227.6972 or

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Compassionate Friends What: For bereaved family & friends that have experienced the death of a child. When: 7 p.m., first Monday of each month Where: Peace Lutheran Church Info: 419-308-4690 or

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Yoga on the Beach What: All levels yoga. Bring towel or blanket. When: 8-8:45 a.m., Tues, Thurs, Sat, May 24-Aug. 30 Where: East Harbor State Park Beach, Marblehead Cost: $5 contribution suggested. A portion goes to United Way in Ottawa County. Info: 419.341.4110

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Backyard Bouquets What: How to bring backyard indoors with centerpieces When: 6:30 p.m. Gates open at 5:30. Where: Schedel Gardens & Arboretum-Trellis Gallery, 19255 W. Portage River S Rd., Elmore Cost: $12/person, $10/Schedel members Info: 419.862.3182 or

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TOPS What: Take Off Pounds Sensibly. All are Welcome. When: 4:30 p.m. every Wednesday Where: Danbury Senior Center, Marblehead

TOPS What: Take Off Pounds Sensibly; all are welcome When: 6 p.m. every Wednesday Where: Oak Harbor Library, 147 W. Main St. Info: 419-276-0304

Jazz Night What: Wine, pasta and live jazz, featuring Bob Smik Trio When: 7-10 pm Where: Slater's Madison Street Pub, 111 Madison St., Port Clinton Info: 419.732.2030 or

Marblehead VFW Auxiliary meeting The April 22 meeting of the Marblehead VFW Post 7572 Ladies Auxiliary was opened by President Deb Garrard. The first item on the agenda was the reading of an application for life membership submitted by Kelsey Bascombe, who is the grand- daughter of Tom Aleck. Her application was unanimously approved. The reading of the minutes and the treasurer’s report of last month’s meeting were approved. President Garrard welcomed back all the snowbirds and thanked all who helped out with dinners and spring cleaning. Delegates were voted in to represent the Auxiliary at the Department Convention to be held in Perrysburg, June 1115. Election and installation of officers for the 2014-2015 year was the highlight of the meeting. Following is a list of the officers elected: President, Deb Garrard; Senior Vice, Alice Peroni; Junior Vice, Jessica Garrard; Secretary, Lilah Groene; Treasurer, Susie Hallier; Chaplain, Elaine Roth; Guard, Camille Sobolewski; Conductress, Darlene Novak;


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Trustees, 3 year, Donna Ungvarsky; 2 year, Vickie Kozak and 1 year, Ruth Mazur; Flags, Colleen Rahner, Carol Hamit, Ruth Mazur and Vickie Kozak; Patriotic Instructor,Jean Dewey. Installation of officers was conducted by Lilah Groene. There was a reminder to all that the Memorial Day parade and service will be held in Marblehead on Monday,May 26. The next meeting will be held at the post on Tuesday, May 27, at 7:30 p.m.

THE SO-CALLED “EXPERTS” ARE SIMPLY MISINFORMED! Newspapers are dead? Over the last 15 years, since the proliferations of the internet, paid circulation newspapers have seen their subscriptions drop dramatically, up to 8% per year. That is why you hear “Newspapers are dead”. That’s the bad news. The good news is FREE community papers, like The Beacon, have had ZERO reduction in circulation and readership! Our latest audit shows that nearly 80% of the households who get The Beacon READ The Beacon. PLUS The Beacon is read by over 2 individuals per household. So, while the daily papers have suffered, the FREE communities weeklies like The Beacon have thrived. And better yet The Beacon’s Web Site just gets better and better, updated every day with new community news items. The Beacon was “Hyper-Local” before the term was coined! So, when you hear “Newspapers are dead” ... don’t believe it! Community papers are alive and well, thank you! And our Web Sites are great as well because we don’t have to worry about losing readership to our own Web Site. All you have to do is sit back and read your weekly Beacon and stay informed about the “good news” happening every day.

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“Take Me Out to the Ball Game” says ICS Graduating Class It was not the perfect day for baseball last Wednesday as the weather didn’t fully cooperate, but that didn’t stop the ICS fifth grade graduation class and their teacher, Mrs. Jane Drusbacky, from having a great day at the Mud Hens game in Toledo. It was the 2014Mud Hens School Celebration Day at Fifth Third Field. The Mud Hens lost to the Syracuse Chiefs. Regardless, the fifth graders had a great time at the stadium as a class. Many fun events are planned for the fifth graders as the school year winds down, in celebration of their accomplishments and their time at ICS. These students have all been together since their preschool days, making the coming weeks bittersweet for all. The Immaculate Conception School Fifth Graders enjoy their last weeks at ICS. PIctured are, from right to left: Lilian Uhinck, Mitchell Coon, Garrett Hirt, Alyssa Diaz and Adrianna Hummel.

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Rockets fall in district semifinal in heartbreaking fashion, 2-1 BY YANEEK SMITH


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In a classic pitchers’ duel, it was a home run that proved to be the difference in Bucyrus’ 2-1 victory over Oak Harbor in the softball Division III District Semifinal at Clyde High School last week. Lady Red pitcher Taylor Rossman almost single-handedly won the game for her team, hitting the game-winning home run in the bottom of the seventh while allowing one unearned run on three hits in seven innings of work. Her blast to left field to lead off the bottom half of the inning sailed just a few feet over the fence, putting Bucyrus into the district final and sending the Rockets home after a hard-fought game that saw both teams struggle at the plate. The Lady Red got on the board in the bottom of the first when Nikki Tuttle doubled to left with one out and Laney Mollenkopf drove her in with a single to right with two outs to make it 1-0. Oak Harbor, which finished with just three hits, scored its only run in the fourth on a wild sequence of events. Emma Bergman, who led off the inning with a single, stole second and third to get herself into scoring position. A wild pitch, which was quickly recovered by the catcher, resulted in Bergman getting caught in between third and home, only to see the catcher throw the ball away, allowing the Oak Harbor freshman to score and tie the game. Ultimately, Bergman’s aggressiveness threw off the timing and concentration of the Bucyrus catcher. “I think this game was a microcosm for how we play,” Rawski said. “I think we are tough, gritty, determined, and we scratch and claw to try and score runs.” Though this loss was hard to take, Rawski knows that it could be a stepping stone for his program. “I think next year we can point to this and say, ‘We can do this a little better,’” he said. “This is one of those marker games where you say, ‘This is where we learn. This is where we take the next step.’ As painful as it is, you have to reference it.”

Bergman was nearly as good as Rossman in the circle, allowing two runs, one earned, on five hits in six innings of work. She struck out two and did not walk a batter. Rossman, meanwhile, allowed one unearned run on three hits in seven innings. She struck out 12 and walked a batter. The Rockets, who finished with six wins in a difficult Sandusky Bay Conference, had some marquee wins this season. They defeated state-ranked New Riegel, Stuebenville Catholic Central and won close contests against Genoa, Lake and St. Ursula. Though they experienced their share of sets, Oak Harbor played very well when it counted most in the tournament. Theresa Stokes and Justine Webb, both of whom were three-year starters for the Rockets, will graduate later this month knowing that they were instrumental in helping to turn around the program. “It’s really satisfying seeing where we’ve come to where it was before Coach Rawski got here,” Stokes said. “The program has a really bright future for our younger players. Coach Rawski showed us how good we can be and how far we can make it. It’s really shown the last three years. He really is a great supporter in what we’ve done. He showed us that we came this far and showed us that the program can for farther.” “I think it’s really exciting because it felt really great to have a part in starting this (turnaround),” Webb said. “I know it’s going to grow after me and Theresa are gone. It will be interesting to see how far (the team) goes. We are capable of so much more than our results (this year).” Rawski appreciated everything the two brought to the table over the past three years. “They do everything you ask of them,” Rawski said. “They’ve been great leaders for us on and off the field. My heart goes out to them in a game like this (because) you want to win every game for them. We’re going to miss them.”

Danbury loses to Ottawa Hills in baseball finale The visiting Ottawa Hills Green Bears recorded six strikeouts and limited the Danbury Lakers baseball team to three hits and no runs in a 6-0 game played May 22 at LaFarge Field. Danbury shortstop Chase Botson paced the Lakers with two hits and Mike Stys had one. Starting pitcher Alec Calton and reliever Mike Stys combined for three strikeouts and three bases on balls in the loss. This was the final game of the season as the Lakers posted an overall record of 7-14 and 3-9 in the TAAC. Since there were no seniors on this year’s team, competing should improve in 2015, as this well-experienced youthful group strives for a better record next season.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014 SPORTS 3B Rockets win first district track title in 29 years BY YANEEK SMITH

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any better for the Oak Harbor Rockets, they did themselves one better by winning a district championship in track and field. One week after winning their fifth consecutive Sandusky Bay Conference title, the Oak Harbor girls track team won the Division II District Title with 109 points, just ahead of perennial power Eastwood, which came in second at 108. It is the first district title in head coach John McKitrick’s 16 years at the helm, and the first since 1985. Freshman Alexa Weis was the lone Rocket to win an individual event, finishing first in the 300 meter hurdles in 47.56 seconds. The 4x100 relay team of Allie Jett, Rebekah Rayburn, Cydney St. Clair and Karis DeWalt was also first, finishing in 51.02. Trinity Gephart finished second in the 3200 (11:57.62), racing in from third place just before the finish line to break the 12-minute line and finish with a personal record. Rayburn was second in the long jump with a leap of 16 feet, 2 inches. The 4x200 relay team of Jett, DeWalt, Rayburn and Athena Eli was second in 1:46.50. Jett was third in the 200 (26.63), Ally Bloomer tied for third in the high jump (4-10.00), and other third place finishes were the 4x400 (DeWalt, St. Clair, Weis, Jett-4:09.66) and 4x800 (Gephart, Brenna Franck, Taylor Dunn, Makayla Wagner-10:16.99) relay teams. Four-place finishers included Eli (400-1:00.58), St. Clair Tori Schiets (100 H-17.10) and Jordyn Dunn (Discus-113-08). Others contributing points included Jordyn Thorp (6th in the high jump), Lexie Kadlubowski (6th in the pole vault) and Emma Barton (7th in the pole vault). The difference ultimately came in the final event with the 4x400 squad finishing in third place, two spots ahead of Eastwood’s relay team. “At the conclusion of the two-mile, my

assistant coach told me we were only one point down,” McKitrick said. “We were already trying to light a fire under the 4x400 team and they made it happen. (The team) has been able to figure out ways to win, they’ve put themselves in position to win at the end of meets. That’s what makes it fun; it’s nice when it comes down to the 4x400 relay. It’s my favorite event. It was a fight with Eastwood.” McKitrick talked about some of the strategizing that goes with setting a lineup in the postseason. “In the last two or three seasons, we’ve had chances thinking about going in and winning the meet,” he said. “The objective is trying to get as many people as possible into the regional meet. You might forego points in other events (to help pace the runners). We’ve done that quite a bit. We’ve thought, ‘Let’s not worry about points, let’s worry about regionals.’ At the end of the day, you want as many kids going to the regional meet as possible. Sometimes, common sense prevails, and you don’t go for the championship. We knew it was going to be a good competition. It was great for our girls to win the district title.” The Rockets, however, will not enter the regional meet at full strength. Sophomore Paige Velliquette, a sprinter, did not run because of an injury and Athena Eli, who qualified in two events before being sustaining a hamstring strain at the end of the 400. In addition to that, Allie Jett, the girls’ Most Outstanding Performer at last week’s conference meet, has also battled injuries, and sophomore Annie Quisno has missed much of the season due to an injured hip. The Division II Regional Track & Field Meet will be held at Lexington High School, located just outside of Mansfield. The events will take place on Thursday and Saturday.

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The Port Clinton City Schools have announced the re- tion to a Health Care Consortium and changes in benefits cipients of the Flagship Awards. required extraordinary efforts. During the process, he Scott Cross and Mike Spencer, Captain Award Port also took great care to insure each and every employee’s RE/MAX Clinton City Schools Leadership Council Advisors Scott best interests were identified. He continues to research Lake Shore Realty Cross and Mike Spencer are to be commended on the opportunities for the district to capitalize and maximize success of the Ohio Association of Student Councils the operational efficiencies of the district, such as refiOffice: 419-734-7355, Leadership conference, which took place April 24-26. nancing bonds, straight A grant applications, transition 419-262-0936, 419-262-0915 The planning for this event, which brought over 300 mid- of the pre-school and restructuring of ESC contracts. One Grand Lake Drive Port Clinton, OH dle and high school students to our community, began In the Jim Collins book, “Good to Great”, it is stated John Rader, CRS well over a year ago. In organizing this conference, Scott that “good is the enemy of great”, because it can lead Kathy Rader, Broker Each office independently owned and operated. and Mike provided an excellent example of the kind of to companies becoming satisfied with the status quo leadership skills we seek to and not searching for opportunities to make themmold in tomorrow’s leaders. selves great. Jeff continues to embrace new ideas, In addition to planning whether his or others’, to provide opportunities for the the logistics of small group Port Clinton City School District to achieve greatness workshops, key note speak- and not stop at the status quo. In appreciation for all ers, luggage storage, the he does, for the Port Clinton City School District predance and banquet dinner sented Jeff Dornbusch with a Flagship Captain Award. for over 300, Scott and Mike Lori Urban, First Mate Award Lori Urban is a PCHS planned the housing for all alumnus, parent, and longtime community partner with the visiting student leaders. the Port Clinton City School District. She is always willPort Clinton families an- ing to help the Port Clinton City School District by lendswered the call. The event was a success and students, advisors and parents were left with a positive image of what the community and schools are all about. The conference was an excellent opportunity for young student leaders to develop leadership skills. The entire PCHS Leadership Council, led by Pictured, left to right: Port Clinton Board of Education Vice President Mr. Cross and Beth Benko; Flagship Award recipients Jeff Dornbusch, Captain Award; Mr. Spencer, Lori Urban, First Mate Parent Award; Scott Cross and Mike Spencer, Capprovided the tain Staff Award; Superintendent of Schools Patrick D. Adkins; and Dao rg a n i z a t i o n vid Belden, Board of Education President. and leadership that resulted in a successful ing her time and talents. Plants and flowers from Otto conference. In appreciation, & Urban always make school programs and graduation the Port Clinton City School more festive. Lori was instrumental in the passage of the District presented Scott 2009 bond issue by serving as a chairperson, resulting in Stop in at our Sales & Design center, walk through our 3 Cross and Mike Spencer the the beautiful new buildings the district has today. Captain Award. She is a faithful Redskins fan, not only for her daughter model homes & let’s start making your dream a reality! Jeff Dornbusch, Captain Bethany, but cheering on all our student athletes in variAward As Treasurer, Jeff ous Port Clinton sports. Most recently, she helped transDornbusch has worked tirelessly to provide opportu- form the PCHS Gym into a beautiful banquet setting for nities for Port Clinton City the hundreds of students that attended the Ohio AssociaSchools to be in a position tion of Student Councils 61st annual conference. The Port Clinton City Schools presented Lori Urban of strong financial stability. with the Flagship First Mate Award for her commitment Jeff has invested a great deal to the students of the Port Clinton City School District of time restructuring health care options for the staff that and for always going the extra mile. Ray Cox, Sales Manager are affordable and promote positive health. The transi-

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WALK TO THE PARK! 3 BR, 2.5 BA with full basement. Kitchen with appliances. Dining area features glass doors leading to patio. 1st through backyard! JENNIFER BEHNKE.





PANORAMIC VIEWS of the islands from the livingroom and second story deck. Walk through your yard to a beautiful sandy beach. Home has been totally renovated. Completely furnished and comes with a deeded 40’ dock. Call RUTH DOUGLAS.

3+ ACRE COUNTRY BUILDING LOTS!!! 3 to choose from. Great country location with established homes nearby. JENNIFER BEHNKE.


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129 Madison St., Suite D Port Clinton


BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED… Harborside townhouse with 30’ dock. Large floor plan, mostly furnished. Preview Call for JEFF WILLIAMS.

COUNTRY CUL-DE-SAC LEADS HERE... 3 BR, 2 BA, 2000+ sq. ft., on 2.2 acres! Kitchen features appliances. Formal dining. Family room with brick fireplace. Master suite. Rec room. Partial basement. Shared stocked pond. JENNIFER BEHNKE.


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4 BR, 1 BA, DOUBLE LOT! Hardwood floors and newer carpeting. Vinyl siding and replacement windows including the basement windows. Full basement for all of your extras plus a 1 car garage. Close to schools. DEBBIE CONTE.

THE PLANTATION Ease of living on Oak Harbor’s quality subdivision. Homeowners association will provide landscape maintainence for each home. Cul de sac with city utilities. JENNIFER BEHNKE.




ADORABLE! Impeccably maintained 3 BR home just one block from Lake Erie shore & City Beach. Dry basement! Move in condition! $119,900. DEBI BENTLAGE.

FANTASTIC RANCH home with a 9’ walk out basement! Overlooks the wet lands and wild life that exist here at Catawba Bay Must see to appreciate. For a tour please call ANNA PIACENTINO.

BEAUTIFUL LOT ON THE GOLF COURSE! Short distance to Lake Erie & Portage River. Established homes nearby. Public water available. JENNIFER BEHNKE.

A place to stay when you come to Play! Also makes a great full time, 2 BR, 1 BA home. 1.5 car attached garage. Relax in the 3 season room with its panoramic views of the boat canal & your 50’ dock. DEBBIE CONTE.

GREAT FOR ENTERTAINING! 4 BR, 2 BA, 2300 sq.ft., family room with wet bar & loft! Eat-In kitchen with appliances. 1st floor laundry. Finished attic. Loft overlooks family room with spiral staircase. Rear deck with enclosed gazebo. Detached 1 Car garage. JENNIFER BEHNKE.





LONG BEACH AMENITIES!!! Beach rights with private marina available. Two lots. City water. JENNIFER BEHNKE.

WONDERFUL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY & many possibilities with this 6 acre lot (16 parcels), adjacent to Kroger in Port Clinton. $229,000. DEBI BENLAGE.

2 BR, 2 BA, 2 BALCONY WATER FRONT CONDO!!! 35’ dock out your door. Open floor plan, vaulted ceiling & skylight. Be on Lake Erie in minutes by boat. Pool and tennis courts to enjoy. JENNIFER BEHNKE.

AFFORDABLE GET AWAY! 2 BR, 2 BA Spinnaker Bay Condo. Purchase includes a 35’ deeded dock with direct Lake Erie access. ANNA PIACENTINO




STORE YOUR STUFF! Storage units available on SR 2. Insulated & either equipped or wired for heat and/or electric. Great for storage or workshop! Call JOHN CAPUTO






ENJOY THE SUNSETS! Incredible views from this 2 BR, 2 BA Come Sail Away condo! New flooring, counter tops & appliances make this unit a perfect place to call home! Call ANNA PIACENTINO.


SUPERBLY MAINTAINED! 2 BR, 2 BA. Newer roof, siding, 13 X 33 Enclosed patio with six sliding doors, & some windows! Kitchen features appliances & built in hutch. Master suite. Laundry room. 10 X 13 Storage Shed. Many updates. JENNIFER BEHNKE.



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BE THE 2ND OWNER! 3 BR custom ranch, 2.5 BA, full basement, on 2.75 acres with pond. Formal foyer & dining. 1st Family room with gas fireplace. Separate master suite. Paved country cul de sac. JENNIFER BEHNKE.

BE PREPARED TO FALL IN LOVE! Secluded 2000+ sq.ft.log home in 3 acres of woods! 2 story wood burning stone fireplace, 25’ Cathedral ceiling. 2.5 Car garage. JENNIFER BEHNKE.


LAKE FRONT LOT, HEART OF MARBLEHEAD! Build your dream home on this 118 x 180 lot. Great island views. Walk to restaurants & shops. RUTH DOUGLAS.

WOODED CATAWBA LOT situated on quiet roadway. Public water/sewer available. JEFF WILLIAMS.


CAPE COD ON 3 ACRES! 4 BR, 3 BA Kitchen features newer countertops & eating island. Family room w/gas fireplace. First floor master suite and laundry. 30x50 heated pole barn. Pond. JENNIFER BEHNKE.

CATAWBA BAY LOTS! Priced from $58,900. Waterfront living among high quality homes. Marina, clubhouse, & pool. or ANNA PIACENTINO.


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COZY 3 BR RANCH WITH DEEP BACKYARD! Neutral décor, formal dining features bow window. Spacious living room. Newer floor coverings, vinyl siding, & windows throughout. Move right in! JENNIFER BEHNKE.


COMPLETELY FURNISHED! Well-maintained mobile on deeded 1 acre lot near Lake Erie. Great for angler’s retreat or weekend getaway. Convenient location. $59,900 or call for DEBI BENTLAGE.

MOTIVATED SELLER! $125,900! PANORAMIC VIEWS of marina and Lake Erie. 2 BR, 1.5 BA at Colony Club. Completely remodeled. All new appliances. Rent or purchase your own dock. Call for ALLEN STRYKER.


OFF THE BEATEN PATH... 4 BR, 3 BA large, shaded lot! Updated kitchen with appliances & eating island. Family room features beautiful fireplace with wood burner insert and glass doors leading to sunroom. 1st floor master. 12x16 Outbuilding. JENNIFER BEHNKE.


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The Benton Carroll Salem School District would like to congratulate the following Oak Harbor High School Seniors for earning over $42,200 in scholarship money at an awards ceremony held on May 15. We would like to thank the sponsors of these scholarships for their generosity and continued support of our students. Clifford Biggert The Andersons $1000 Oak Harbor VFW & Women’s Auxiliary Port Clinton Business & Professional Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce $500 Elyse Hablitzel $1000 Women $500 Cobi Brough BCS Foundation $250 Ben Cochran Michaela Goldstein Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce $500 Nicole Weis Oak Harbor VFW & Women’s Auxiliary Port Clinton Elks $1000 Megan Dunn Mayor John W. Blatt/Ottawa County $1000 Erin Bell Oak Harbor Lion’s Club Community Comm. Found. $500 Michaela Goldstein Port Clinton Order of Eastern Stars Service $1000 Nicole Glaser OAPSE Local $500 $300 Bryce Buderer Jennifer Boucher Memorial $500 Bryce Buderer Nicole Glaser Oak Harbor Lion’s Club Community Amanda Hetrick OAPSE Local $500 Joshua D. Priddy $400 Service $1000 Carroll Township Fire & EMS $1000 Megan Dunn Connor Eli Nicole Glaser Cobi Brough OHEA $1000 Marvin & Alice D. Rohloff/ Ottawa Oak Harbor Lion’s Club Community Linda Kaiser-Carsten/Ottawa County Heather Brooks County Comm. Found. $1000 Service $500 Comm. Found. $1780.87 OHEA $1000 David Birchall Megan Dunn Lexi Kadlubowski Rachel Chafee Jack Schiller/Ottawa County Comm. Oak Harbor Literary and Social Club Croghan Colonial Bank $600 OHEA $1000 Found. $1700 Book Award Bryce Buderer Ben David Cobi Brough Trevor Hanely Croghan Colonial Bank $600 OHEA $1000 Rollie Sidell/Ottawa County Comm. Oak Harbor Masonic Lodge $250 Joshua Sarahman Nicole Glaser Found. $1000 JoAnn Hablitzel/Ottawa County Comm. Tristen Epling OHEA $1000 Tristen Epling Oak Harbor Masonic Lodge $500 Found. $1205.97 Michaela Goldstein Les & Barb Sprouse/Ottawa County Ben Genzman Hannah Waldron OHEA $1000 Comm. Found. $1265.23 Oak Harbor Masonic Lodge $500 Susan Hanely $1000 Stephanie Sivinski Amanda Hetrick Nicole Glaser Rachel Chafee OSU “Big Nut” $500 Together in Education (TIE) $500 Oak Harbor Rotary Club/Ottawa Hellwig-Clements/Ottawa County Nicole Glaser Nicole Glaser County Comm. Found. $1000 Comm. Found. $350 Ottawa County Realtors Charitable Together in Education (TIE) $500 David Birchall Bryce Buderer Trust $1000 Stephanie Sivinski Oak Harbor Rotary Club/Ottawa Magruder Hospital Auxiliary $500 Heather Brooks County Comm. Found. $1000 Nicole Glaser Owens Community College Trustees’ We would also like to congratulate the Mildred Schmitt Roy Trust for Nursing $500 Connor Eli $2000 many Oak Harbor seniors who have reOak Harbor Rotary Club/Ottawa Stephanie Sivinski Cassandra Brenneman ceived scholarships from national and County Comm. Found. $1000 Dr. R.W. Minick $500 Port Clinton Business & Professional local competitions and from the colleges Ben Genzman Nicole Glaser Women $500 which they will be attending. We are Oak Harbor VFW & Women’s Auxiliary Dr. R.W. Minick $500 Emily Boss proud of the class of 2014 and wish them $1000 Nicole Weis the best of luck in their future endeavors. Bryce Buderer Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce $500

Educational leaders find career opportunities in service and tourism On Thursday, May 15, representatives from local school districts, Joint Vocational Schools, and Terra Community College joined with the Ottawa County Improvement Corporation (OCIC) and United Way in Ottawa County for a second bus tour focusing on local career opportunities in the service and tourism sector. The program was held in follow-up to a December 2013 Manufacturing Bus Tour, giving school leadership and guidance counselors a first-hand look into the vast service and tourism career opportunities in the area. The program was sponsored by the Catawba Island Club, Magruder Hospital, OCIC, and United Way in Ottawa County. Similar to the December manufacturing tour, participants were able to visit and get an in-depth look at the skills necessary to work in Ottawa County’s service and tourism sector, a sector that is abundant and unique to the community. “With the recent opening of the Hospitality Management Program at Terra Community College, Ottawa County’s Marine Skills Program, and the various healthcare certification and degree programs in our area, it is evident that the continuing education opportunities are here to support our service and tourism industries,” said OCIC Director, Jamie Beier Grant. Catawba Island Club and Lake Erie Marine Trades Association (Port Clinton), Jet Express (Port Clinton), Magruder Hospital (Port Clinton), The Boardwalk (Put-in-Bay), and the Stoiber Family Businesses (Put-in-Bay) hosted the group of 26 participants. Businesses talked about the importance of math and blueprint reading when maneuvering and launching boats, the expected shortages of particular healthcare occupations, and the expectations employers have when looking to hire individuals. Lance Woodworth, General Manager and Captain at The Jet Express, specifically noted, “With the new generation of electronic diesel engines, mechanics must possess a skill set that utilizes old school mechanical knowledge along with a sound understanding of the new technology. Mechanics must know how to apply each in diagnosing problems and completing repairs.” Mr. Woodworth went on to note, “When hiring, we look for a solid foundation of mechanical knowledge and will train the right individual on our systems.” Nicole DeFreitas spoke about the educational opportunities in hospitality management available within the Northwest Ohio region. “The business tours have created a tremendous opportunity for collaboration between both the education and business communities. The opportunity to effectively merge these two will undoubtedly have a significantly positive impact on our schools, our businesses and our entire community,” commented Port Clinton Middle School Principal, Carrie Sanchez. Similarly, Chris Galvin, Area Director of United Way in Ottawa County, reflected on the tour and noted, “The dialogue among businesses, the schools and community representatives underpin the goals of the United Way to be sure that every child in Ottawa County graduates from school with the skills and a plan for a successful life.” The group was also joined by Ottawa County Commissioners, members of the OCIC Executive Board and board members of the United Way in Ottawa County.



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Dr. Greg Hart of Real Living Morgan Realty Group has earned the SRS Real Living Morgan Realty Group announced that Dr. Greg Hart has earned his SRS designation from the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers (CRB). SRS Designees are a driving force in some of the industry’s most innovative and successful real estate companies. Dr. Greg Hart has distinguished himself as a leader and a resource for others seeking their goals in selling real estate. “All along, we’ve been building our reputation on providing the highest level of customer service for home buyers and sellers in Ottawa, Erie and Sandusky counties,” said Jeff Morgan broker/owner of Real Living Morgan Realty Group. “Now with Dr. Greg Hart keeping pace with the rapidly evolving and changing real estate industry with his SRS (Seller Representative Specialist) Designation we can even better service our area. Real Living Morgan Realty Group is located at 100 S. Jefferson Street Port Clinton. For more information, call 419732-0941 or go to

HARBORSIDE WATERFRONT CONDO WITH DEEDED DOCK AND 23’ TIARA SPORTBOAT Spectacular, 2BR/2BA, fully furnished, top floor townhouse with direct Portage River and Marina views. Back view of Lake Erie. Includes 30’ deeded boat slip and 23’ Tiara Sportboat with all equipment. New Berber carpet, fresh paint, new blinds and newer appliances. Easy walk to Jet Express and downtown. Condo amenities include maintenance free living, pool, cable TV, and Wi-Fi. Condo, Boat and Deeded Dock Just $143,800 Call (941) 882-2813


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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Real Estate Transfers Bay Township

5-19-14 Robert L. Lynes and Joyce Hargrove to Pennymac Corp., 3085 West Canal Road, $60,000.

Benton Township

5-19-14 Springleaf Financial Services to CR Homes LLC, 6414 North State Route 2, $13,340.

Carroll Township

5-23-14 Mary Alice Schultz to Ryan William Schimmoeller, 0 West Camp Perry Western, $42,000. 5-23-14 Larry C. and Judy A. White to Scott J. Bowe, 6689 North Earl Avenue, $15,000.

Catawba Township

5-19-14 TAJ Inc to FJVB LLC, 3190 North Carolina Street, $64,000. 5-19-14 Sunshine Land II LLC to Scott R. and Danielle N. Raybuck, 779D Canterbury Circle, $255,000. 5-23-14 Snyder Enterprises to Matthew and Melissa Franks, 4906 East Wood Court, $50,000. 5-23-14 Marjorie Aigler Martin to Jeffrey E. and Wendy J. Taylor, 4434 East Harbor’s Edge Drive, $254,000.

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Danbury Township

5-20-14 Debra K. Wagenhals to Alfred A. and Mary A. Kennedy, 5220 East Wohlers Avenue, $110,000. 5-20-14 Alfred A. and Mary A. Kennedy to Kurt A. Bischoff and Lara J. Miesle, 92 North Erie Beach Road, $149,000. 5-23-14 Gerald F. and Virgina L. Doyle to Daniel and Angela Biddlecombe, 1510 North Buck Road #70, $127,000. 5-23-14 Irvin Jr. and Myra K. Baker to David and Rebecca, Jessica and Joseph W. Reinhart, 282 Willow Drive, $100,000. 5-23-14 Terri L. Rush to Brentley A. Walton, 1835 Bayview Drive, $18,500. Elmore Corp. 5-21-14 Elnora M. Helmeci to Shaun M. Yurista, 352 Huron Street, $75,000.

Erie Township

5-20-14 Betty J. Delmaine to William F. and Jill P. Sowers, 4256 West Lakeshore Drive, $8,600. Marblehead Corp. 5-19-14 John E. and Holly N. Lehlbach to Huck B. and Julie V. Hayes, 3195 Confederate Drive, $405,000. 5-23-14 David Anthony Holden and Cecilia Fox Holden, 142 Bay Breeze, $340,000.

Port Clinton Corp.

5-22-14 Dale E. and Carol A. Engler to Jimmy N. and Reggie Case, 111 Walnut Street, $110,000. 5-23-14 Lawrence Paul Vana to Christine Marie Wolfe, 1801 East Perry Street #14, $30,000. 5-23-14 Richard L. and Diana C. Powers to Timothy F. and Jennifer M. Allen, 727 Grant Street, $185,000. Portage Township 5-20-14 Eagle’s Nest Hangars LLC to Brustol Trails LLC, 750 SE Catawba Road, $77,000. 5-23-14 James P. Greer and Jean K. VanCauwenbergh to Mark J. and Jackie M. Baker, 2349 East Sand Road, $290,000.

Put In Bay Village School

5-23-14 Amy Murphy to Vincent J. Jr. and Heidi I. Bilardo, 830 Evelyn Road, $294,000.

Salem Township

5-21-14 Steven D. Nighswander to Homely Properties LLC, 2241 South Crawford Road, $49,000.

Oak Harbor Corp.

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5-19-14 SRMOF II 2012-1 Trust Bank to Kevin Phillips, 509 North Locust Street, $34,000. 5-19-14 Andrea M. Cheatham to Wells Fargo Bank, 347 North Benton Street, $60,000. 5-20-14 Nationstar Mortgage LLC to Dana K. Bollin, 306 Harvest Lane, $70,000.

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OPEN SATURDAY 1:00-3:00 156 Harbors End – Catawba • Pristine 2 bedroom condo • Relaxing deck, Spectacular view of bird wildlife • Quiet and quaint neighborhood • $153,500 Margaret Lenthe 419-341-2014

255 Hickory Ridge – Catawba • 4 bed 4 bath English Tudor style home • 3376 sf with finished basement • 2 FP, 3 covered porches, formal living areas • $315,000 Cheryl Hetrick 419-202-0144

1421 Orchard Beach – Catawba • Weekend get away or year round • Large yard • Sandy beach & dockage available • $199,900 Ron Bates 419-341-5671

1365 NW Catawba Rd. – Port Clinton • Situated on 4.5 acres • 4 Bed 4 Bath • First floor master • Finished Basement • $449,000 Rob & Joy Ault 419-341-6769

5543 Island Pines – Catawba • Spacious 4 bed 3 1/3 bath home • Almost 3900 sq ft, open floor plan • Garage w/bonus room, huge kitchen w/bulter pantry • $299,900 Heike 419-602-0098/Ted 419-563-4968

4451 E Marin Lakes – Catawba • Beautiful 3 bed 2 bath villa • Custom upgrades throughout, open concept • Private association dockage available • $349,000 Cheryl Hetrick 419-202-0144

902 E Second St – Port Clinton • Walking distance to Lake and park • 2 bed 2 full baths • Bonus room could be office • $56,900 Dan Grine 657-201-2385

719 Kaspar – Port Clinton • 3 bed 2 bath newer brick ranch • 2 wood burners, storage shed • Heated 2 car attached garage • $155,000 Sue Piacentino 419-341-4945

711 Lakeshore Dr #101 – Port Clinton • 1 bed 1 bath first floor condo • Terrific views of Lake Erie • Close to Jet Express & Islands • $99,900 Jenny Smith 419-279-0319

719 Langram Rd – Put-In-Bay • Beautifully restored 4 bed home • Close to town on nearly an acre • Enjoy the nature path & pond • $319,000 Rudy Cooks 419-341-6376

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CATAWBA ISLAND, 2367 Sand Road $699,000 3269 sq. ft. of Luxury living on the shores of Lake Erie. Fabulous Gourmet kitchen, open floor plan, vaulted ceilings. Beautiful stone fireplace & more. An artist’s dream home. Spacious trex deck for entertaining & viewing Lake activity with the waves lapping up on the beach, sunsets, wildlife & more.


CATAWBA ISLAND, 3234 N. Marina View @ CIC $449,900 Over 2268 sq. ft. Three Bedroom Condo overlooking the CIC Marina & Lake Erie. Watch spectacular sunsets from your spacious deck overlooking the harbor. With membership, enjoy all the amenities CIC has to offer; golf, dockage, pools, beach, clubhouse w/rooms available, tennis, swimming pools & sandy beach.


CATAWBA ISLAND, 3297 Stonehouse Condo @ CIC $235,000 Spacious Condo overlooking the CIC Arthur Hills Championship Golf Course with peeks of Lake Erie from upper level. With membership, enjoy all the amenities CIC has to offer; golf, dockage, pools, beach, clubhouse w/rooms available, tennis, swimming pools & sandy beach.


JOHNSON’S ISLAND, 3935 Quarrystone Ct. $550,000 Outstanding Lake House sits on a beautiful landscaped lot in Baycliffs on Historical Johnson's Island. The house is totally decorated for the lake, Coastal Living style! The house is light & bright with minimal maintenance and volume ceilings. The beautiful brick fireplace is the focal point in the great room with water views from many windows. Enjoy the maintenance free deck which is heavy duty aluminum & plastic coated. The deck cantilevers over the water with 40ft of floating dockage, power & water.


SANDUSKY, 739 Cedar Point Chaussee $869,000 Lake to Bay 4BR 3.5BA Luxury Home with 3688 sq. ft. Completely rebuilt from top to bottom with addition of a family room and sun porch on the rear overlooking Sandusky Bay. Gourmet kitchen. Hardwood flooring throughout. Beautifully landscaped. 4+ Car Garage for cars & water toys!



Contact Me: 419-732-3020 Mobile: 419-356-0348

MARBLEHEAD, 2151 S. Bristol $495,500 4BR 3.5BA custom built Home in Danbury Cove Sub. 70 feet of bulk head at door. Great room has volume ceilings with skylights and plenty of windows for viewing your boat at your door. Heated 3-l/2 car garage with 8’ high garage doors & work area.

OPEN SATURDAY 2-4 582 SR 357 – Put-In-Bay • Lakefront Victorian • 1.6 acres, Beautiful beach • Possible B & B business opportunity • $549,000 Rudy Cooks 419-341-3676

1672 Coldwater Crossing – Marblehead • West Harbor Landings mfg home • 30 ft dock with water & electric • See on • $159,900 Rob 419-341-6769/Ron 419-341-5671

76 Woodwinds Way – Marblehead • 4 bed 2.5 bath 2 story home • Large wooded lot • Close to Lake and dockage • $198,000 Karmen Lucas 419-656-9188

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



Thursday, May 29, 2014

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Port Clinton

The “REAL” Deal! “No Gimmicks, No Surprises, and No Hassles!”

2155 E. Gill Rd, Port Clinton • 419-734-3176 •



MSRP ..............................$30,550 Dealer Discount ....... ($2,327.25) Retail Customer Cash ..... ($500) Ford Credit Retail Bonus Customer Cash .... ($750) Retail Bonus Customer Cash ............. ($1,000) Retail A/X/Z/D Plan Customer Cash ............. ($1,500)


MSRP ..............................$23,440 Dealer Discount ....... ($1,609.77)

Retail Customer Cash ............. ($2,500) Retail Bonus Customer Cash ................ ($500)





MSRP ..............................$56,580 Dealer Discount ....... ($4,763.49) Retail Customer Cash .. ($4,000) Ford Credit Retail Bonus Customer Cash .... ($250) Retail Bonus Customer Cash ............. ($1,000) Retail A/X/Z/D Plan Customer Cash ............. ($1,500)


MSRP ..............................$30,355 Dealer Discount ....... ($2,271.64)

Retail Customer Cash ............. ($1,500)

Ford Credit Retail Bonus Customer Cash ............. ($1,250)


Retail Bonus Customer Cash ................ ($500)


Must finance at Ford Credit upon approval. Residence restrictions may apply. A/X/Z/D plan rebates require a PIN number from a Ford Employee based on relationship. Exp. 5/31/14.

Great Buys on Great Pre-Owned Vehicles See them all at

2013 Ford Focus SE 12,447mi, $15,987

2013 Ford Focus SE 9,720mi, $14,787

2011 Chevrolet Aveo 5 LT 44,864mi, $9,287

2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 20,042mi, $43,787

2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS 2,348mi, $38,987

2010 Ford Focus SES 87,351mi, $10,487

2010 Honda CR-V LX 41,160mi, $15,787

2010 Mercury Mariner Premier V6 92,680mi, $12,987

2009 Ford Edge Limited 80,263mi, $15,987

2009 Ford Focus SE 73,601mi, $10,987

2009 Ford Taurus X Eddie Bauer 65,033mi, $15,487

2008 F-150 FX2 SPORT 86,160mi, $18,987

2008 Ford Taurus X Limited 78,829mi, $13,987

2008 GMC Canyon SLE 125,695mi, $10,987

2005 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 104,833mi, $6,987


2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 200,112mi, $8,987

2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring Ed 138,339mi, $4,287

2002 Ford F-150 XLT 125,146mi, $10,987

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$21.95 up to 5qts oil exc. Shelby and Diesels

Front $49.95 4 Wheel $59.95

1998 Ford Taurus SE 199,227mi, $2,287

Hail Damage Call for Estimate!

BIG! at Port Clinton Ford 2155 E. Gill Rd Port Clinton, OH

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