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Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial

TellTales Observation deck to stay BY JOHN SCHAFFNER

What a GREAT TIME we had last Friday night at the Club Red B*A*S*H for the American Red Cross at Catawba Island Club. The best part was Ed Stout, who many of you know as a long-time waiter at The Garden Restaurant, who dressed up as “Klinger” from the old TV show. They raised gobs of money for a great cause at the event. A good time was had by all who attended. Check out pictures from the event on —— We had 116 entries in our Find Wylie contest last week. Our winner is Carol Prucha who found Wylie hiding in the Bassett’s ad on page 8A last week. Carol wins a $20 gift certificate to Monsoon Lagoon. Our “Win it on the Web” winner is Earl Kennedy chosen from 74 entries. Kennedy wins a $20 gift card from Friendship Food Stores. Wylie will try to hide again this week and when you find him, fill out the Find Wylie Ad on page 11A and drop it at our office in the Beacon Place Shopping Center, next to Goodwill. Or, you can click on the Find Wylie icon on our Web site, Also, click on the “Win it on the Web” icon to register for a free gas card. ——— We goofed! We ran the wrong price for the breakfast buffet in the ad for Ritzki’s Bar and Grill last week. We listed their breakfast buffet at $18.95 when it should have been $8.95. ——— The Humane Society of Ottawa County is having another of its popular Dog Bath and Nail Trim events this Saturday at Dubbert’s Outdrive on Ohio 163 east of Port Clinton. The cost is $5 for a dog bath and $5 for a toenail trim. What a great deal! ——— There will be another special meeting of the Conestoga Neighborhood (Port Clinton east side) on Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the Shelter House at Lakeview Park. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish to share. ——— Speaking of Lakeview Park, the Port Clinton citywide Garage Sale will be held there on Aug. 22. To reserve a space to sell some stuff, call Roseanne at 419-734-4497. ——— On Sunday, Aug. 9, two barbershop quartets will be entertaining the Oak Harbor Log Cabin crowd starting at 6:30 p.m. “The Buzz” and “Brothers Three & Me” will provide the harmonies. Also, before the singing begins, Frank Gluth and John Liske will present a history lesson on the village of Oak Harbor. ——— Carroll ‘n Company 4-H Club is holding a Chicken Barbecue fundraiser for Katelyn Apple this Friday, Aug. 7, at both Commodore Perry Federal Credit Union locations, West Fremont Road in Port Clinton and Ohio 19 in Oak Harbor from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $7. Katelyn is the daughter of Kevin and Mary Beth (Rounds) Mylander and Mark Apple. She was recently diagnosed with “Precursor Bcell Lymphoblast Lymphoma. ——— A special celebration of the life of Dian Schnitzler will be held this Saturday, Aug. 8, at 647 North Park Lane in Marblehead. They will have hors d’oeuvres and other refreshments. It all gets under way at 2 p.m. ——— The Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society will have a chicken barbecue from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, in the picnic area by the Lighthouse. Cost of the dinner is $8.50 with proceeds going to the Life Saving Station/Education Center Museum building fund. The Lighthouse and Museum will also be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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The closure of the elevator which transports visitors to the top of Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial has been pushed back until Oct. 1. Visitors to the memorial will be able ride the Otis elevator to access the observation deck for at least two more months, acThe U.S. Brig cording to Superintendent Niagara will Blanca Alvarez be returning Stransky. to Put-in-Bay “Originally, Aug. 19-23 we anticipated closing the ob——— servation deck Page 11A in August to allow for the necessary repairs on the elevator. However, we just learned today that the contractor must develop shop drawings before work can begin on the elevator. Therefore, we are pleased to announce that the Memorial will remain open until at least September 30, 2009,” Stransky said. “Funds from the Recovery Act will allow us to repair the 1932 Otis elevator that transports approximately 150,000 visitors to the observation deck every year. More importantly, we will also repair the freeze/thaw damage that has occurred over the years to the observation deck due to poor drainage,” added Stransky. This month, visitors to Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial will see a new sign posted at the entrance to the 352-foot Doric column. The sign is welcome news to the park because it indicates that the much-needed repairs to the Memorial are getting under way. The dark blue sign is required to be posted at all construction sites awarded Recovery Act funds, said Superintendent Blanca Alvarez Stransky. “We are looking forward to beginning Phase One of the repairs on the memorial. It’s been three years since


fering several new Ranger programs including construction tours. “The building of the actual Memorial between 1912 through 1915 was an incredible feat and one that should be shared with our visitors. I am very pleased that my staff will be able to share the construction story with our visitors,” Stransky added. For information about the project, contact Stransky at 419-285-2184.

Kelleys or bust A brave group of locals and guests recently took on the 4-mile swim from the Lakeside pier to Kelleys Island. The 13 men and women — including groups of moms and collegiate swimmers — took part in the annual event.

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the 500-pound piece of granite fell from the top of the observation deck and forced us to close the upper plaza and fence the entire area,” added Stransky. A remnant of the 500-pound granite block that fell from the Observation Deck will be put on display late this month. The granite block created a 24-inch wide hole on impact with the upper plaza. The park is also of-

data: health inspections, staffing and quality measures. A star rating is provided for each of these three sources, the three ratings are combined for an overall rating. Riverview received four stars for health inspections, four stars for staffing and two stars for quality measures. The quality measures represent only a few of the many aspects of care that may be important to a consumer. Riverview’s strong rehab focus often brings new admissions that have many health concerns related to the reason for their need of skilled nursing care. These concerns must be reported to Medicare though the condition most likely developed prior to admission. Some examples of quality measures viewed in this rating are pain and decreased mobil-

ity. Both of these measures present upon admission on a resident coming for rehabilitation. It is always important to talk to the nursing home staff about these quality measures and ask what else they are doing to improve the care they give their residents. Ottawa County Riverview Healthcare Campus is located in Oak Harbor and has been a county-owned and operated facility for 138 years. Riverview offers long- and short-term stays; inpatient and outpatient therapy (physical, occupational, speech); a specialized short term rehab unit; the only long-term care facility in Ottawa County to contract with the Veteran’s Affairs; houses Ottawa County’s only specialized memory care unit; and Ottawa County’s only adult day service, DayBreak.

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SoundOff Dear Editor: On July 19, Camp Runinmuck sponsored its second annual golf scramble, to benefit the Ottawa County Humane Society. For the second year in a row, they were able to donate more than $2,500 to the cause. We would like to thank the following hole sponsors because without their help, this wouldn’t be possible: All Brite Electric, Rex’s Sunoco, Monsoon Lagoon, The Nautical Wave, Bayshore Masonry, Harry & Dave’s Mowing, Imobilare, Judy Banchich, Starcher Enterprises, Thompson Landscaping, Harbor Winds Park, Mel’s Crows Nest, Nick’s Road House, Lowe’s Construction, Lagoon Saloon, Gregory’s Marine, Marblehead Golf Carts, Lighthouse Resort and Crosswinds Sports Bar. And a special thanks to the Island Golf Course for their help, as well as Camp Runinmuck for all their work and dedication. Roger Basil Bruce Coltagam Linda Montis Sharon Teresi Dear Editor: The city of Port Clinton is launching a new Community Information Service designed to deliver important and

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Janette Miller

Died July 24, 2090 Janette Miller, 71, of Florida and formerly of Port Clinton, passed away Friday, July 24. Services were held Saturday in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton.

Patricia Shedden

June 30, 1928 — June 22, 2009 Patricia Shedden (Taylor, nee Boston), 80, passed away Monday, June 22, at Edgewood Manor Nursing Home. Patricia was born in Jamestown, Ohio, on June 30, 1928, to Earl and Edna Boston. Patricia was married to Archie Taylor in 1950, who passed away in 1976. Archie and Patricia resided in Dayton and Montgomery, Ohio. She married Robert Shedden in 1992, who passed away in 1995. She is survived by three children, Steven Taylor of Stuyvesant and Brooklyn, Jeffrey Taylor (Dara) of Montgomery, and Debra Lonneman (Stephen) of Port Clinton; and seven grandchildren, Bethany, Ben, Megan and Michael Taylor and Katherine, Stephen and David Lonneman. She was preceded in death by her mother and father and one sister, Phyllis Brown. Patricia was a member of United Methodist Church in Dayton, Oak Creek United Church of Christ in Kettering and Sycamore United Presbyterian Church in Mason. She enjoyed bowling, playing bridge and most of all her time with her family and grandchildren. Patricia was grateful for the kind and loving care given to her at Edgewood. She was especially grateful to Heartland Hospice for the guidance and support in the last months of her life. Services were held at David’s Cemetery in Dayton June 25. Memorials may be made to Ottawa County Humane Society.


A daughter, Adrianna Marie, was born Monday, July 27, at Memorial Hospital to Aaron and Rachel Taylor, of Port Clinton. Adrianna weighed 5 pounds, 9.5 ounces and measured 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Chuck and Denise Szablewski, of Tiffin. Paternal grandparents are Bill and Jane Taylor, of Port Clinton. Maternal Adrianna Marie great-grandmother is Julia Barger, of Tiffin. Paternal great-grandmother is Martha Cipiti of Port Clinton.

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William and Helen (Hambley) Dubbert celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 25. The couple were married at the old Methodist Church on Second Street in Port Clinton in 1946. The couple reside in Port Clinton and are the parents of Russell Dubbert, Troy, Al.; Carolyn Currier, Bonnie Welch, Karen Snyder and Dianna Reed, all of Port Clinton. The couple thought they were leaving town for a special anniversary dinner. Instead, their daughter drove to the Bay Township Hall that was decorated in a tropical paradise theme for a surprise party. Sixty-five guests attended the party to make this a memorable day for the couple. William received another surprise when the band arrived. The band members were some of his fellow workers from years ago when they worked together at Celotex. Guests attending flew in from Georgia, Rhode Island and Wisconsin to surprise the couple.


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If you would like to submit an event or change the information to our Community Calendar it should be in the office by Monday 3:30 p.m. Attn: Charlene Deyoe, 205 SE Catawba Rd., Suite G, Port Clinton, OH 43452 or Call 419-732-2154 Fax, 419734-5382 or e-mail: charlene@thebeacon. net Please be sure that your notices are current and are still going on. Thank you. SPECIAL EVENTS: The annual used book sale, sponsored by Friends of the Library, will take place August 6, 7 and 8 at the Ida Rupp Public Library located at 310 Madison Street, Port Clinton. Aug 6 members only from 5 – 8 p.m. Memberships $5 /person or $10/ family will be available at the door. Public sale from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, August 7, and on Saturday, August 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Leftover books will be free from 1:15 to 2 p.m. on Saturday only. The Sandusky County Kin Hunters are having their “Summer get-togerther” on Sunday, August 9th at 2:00 at the home of Bob Stein, 65 Adams Drive, Fremont. This is a pot-luck and Bob & Patty will supply the sandwiches! Plan on bringing your own table setting, drink and a dish to share. Adams Drive merges from CR 108. CR 108 is off St Rt 6, between St Rt 590 and St Rt 53. If you have any questions or need more directions, please call Kim at (419) 603-0367 or Bob at (419) 332-8868. Members and interested persons are encouraged to come! MONTHLY: American Legion Post #113 Meetings 1st of each month. 118 Monroe St. 7:00pm Marblehead Village Council meeting 2nd Thurs of each month. 7:00pm 2nd Thurs of each month Support meeting for Chronic Pain Suffers & Loved ones @ Edgewood Manor Nursing Home, 1330 Fulton St., PC. 6:00pm 3rd Thurs. each month. Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Soc. Monthly mtg. 7:00pm Knight of Columbus 1st&3rd Tues each month, Bergeman Hall 109 E. Perry St. 7:30pm Authentic Man Study: Every first and third Tuesday of the month @ Chapel on the Lake 7:00pm

Euchre Games every 1st and 3rd Tues. of each month. Port Clinton Sr. Center, East 3rd St. Port Clinton. 1:00pm 1st Monday/ea. month Women’s Group @ Faith Methodist, 5th & Jackson St 7:00pm Authentic Man Study: Every first and third Tuesday of the month @ Chapel on the Lake Tuesday 9:00am Port Clinton Eagles Aux. Meeting 2nd & 4th Wednesday. 7:30pm 1st Wed/Month Breakfast with April PC Senior Center East 3rd St. PC Weds 8:30am 2nd Sunday ea month Breakfast Buffet 8:30 to 11:30 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month at American Legion Post 113 corner of Sand Rd. and Christy Chapel (formerly ABC Market) Open to Public Handicap accessible Adults $6.00 Kids under 12 $3.00 9:00am-Noon Peninsula Helping Hand Lunch Second Saturday of each month Danbury Senior Center noon - 2 pm MEETINGS: AA at St. Thomas Episcopal Church undercroft, 215 E. 2nd St. Monday-Sunday 12pm AL-ANON Thomas Episcopal Church undercroft, 215 E. 2nd St. Monday 7pm AA Meeting-Resurrection Luth. Church-2370 NE Catawba Rd.-Catawba Island. Mon-Sat 6:30am. Friday 7:30pm AA @ St. John’s Lutheran Church Hall, Stone St., Marblehead. Tuesday 8:00pm Friday 7:00pm AA AL-ANON at Trinity United Methodist Church, 135 Adams St. Thursday 8:00pm Al-Anon at St John Luthern Church, 122 W Ottawa St, Oak Harbor. Every Friday, 7pm. Men’s Prayer Breakfast @ Trinity United Meth. Church, 135 Adams St., PC Tuesday 8:00am Woodcarvers meet @ St. John’s Lutheran Church Tuesday 9:00am Rotary Club at The Elk’s Lodge #1718, 231 Buckeye Blvd Tuesday 12PM Women’s Bible Studies; Song of Solomon- Marlene Jensen @ Chapel on the Lake. Tuesday 7:00pm Port Clinton Artists Club @ Ida Rupp Public Library. Weds 12:00pm Weekly Bible study Methodist Kids Club, ages 4-13, @Bible Methodist 150 Maple St,

Port Clinton. Weds 5:30-6:30pm Marblehead Main Street Merchants mtg., @ Avery’s Café. Open to public. Meetings always held on 1st Wednesday of each month. 6:00pm PC Nazarene Church, 205 W. 4th St, Dinner, Children, Teens, Adult Activities. Weds 6:00pm Jr. High & High School youth group at Chapel on the Lake. Contact Nathan and Elizabeth Davenport for more information. Weds 6:30pm Bay Area Toastmasters, Commodore Perry Inn & Suites, Banquet Room, PC 2nd & 4th of the month. Public welcome. Monday 6:00pm Stepping Out: A Journey Thru the Psalms of Ascent- Carolyn McDaniel @ Chapel on the Lake. Thurs 7:00pm Fremont Chapter of International Referral Network meets every Friday at Divinci’s Coffee House, 115 South Front St. Any business welcome. Friday 7:30am Care & Share Open, 924 Lake Street Gypsum. Friday 2:00-5:00pm Oak Harbor Conservation Club “ Friday Night Pistol”. Friday 8:00pm coffee, rolls, conversation, Bible Lessons, Port Clinton Church of the Nazarene, 205 W. 4th St. For more information, call 419732-3035 Sunday 9:30a.m Adult Study, Bible Discussion, Coffee and refreshments. All welcome. Call Sandy Sesher for more details, 419-732-1174. Faith House, 410 Monroe Street, Port Clinton

Monday 7:00 p.m. The community is invited to attend. Children Youth and Adult activities 7:00 p.m. Port Clinton Nazarene Church 205 W. Fourth Street, P.C. (side entrance) 419732-3035 more information A free supper is provided to all at 6:00 p.m. Weds Women’s Bible Study: Faith House -All Welcome 410 Monroe Street. Port Clinton, Ohio coffee, rolls interesting discussions 419-732-3035 for more information Thurs 10:00 a.m. SUNDAY: ATTEND THE CHURCH OF YOUR CHOICE - Check with churches for Summer schedules. Breakfast & Conversation, St. John Lutheran, 2nd & Adams St. coffee, flavored coffee, Hot Chocolate & Breakfast rolls. Join others in the area for a relaxing morning. Call Bill Fehnrich with questions 419734-1116. 7:30-10:30am Resurrection Lutheran Church- Coffee and Fellowship 2370 NE Catawba Rd.-Catawba Island 8:00am Resurrection Lutheran Church- Worship and Sunday School 2370 NE Catawba Rd. Catawba Island 9:00am Port Clinton Elks Lodge, Buckeye Blvd. all you can breakfast Public is invited. Featured are Mike Koehler’s world-class

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Beacon Bits Well, it’s early Monday evening as I sit down to write and Beacon Bits BY VIRGINIA PARK and I’m in a hurry. So … ——— I finally have picked two tomatoes and two zucchini squash from my tiny garden. Now, of course, I do know that other people have had lots of produce already, but I am never lucky about an early crop. So I take what I can get, when I can get it and I am happy with that. I saw Bob and Joyce Fritz on Saturday night — home in Port Clinton from their permanent home in Arizona — and they said they plant their tomatoes in February and their crop is already harvested and done. ——— I saw some large seagulls that were definitely not white down in the parking lot of Burger King restaurant. In fact, they were brown and cream color and I thought that some of them might be young birds. But then I noted some with those darker colors were about as big as a young chicken. So I don’t think they were “youngin’s.” Can anyone explain that to me? ——— Did you know that Jim Sass was one of the winners of the hog calling contest out at the county fair? JoAn Monnett, formerly

the Ottawa County Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas, was the announcer for the event. She kept the show going by asking the commissioners, who had been judging the contest, to do some calling themselves. I understand that two of the commissioners gave it a try and that Jim won. Well, he grew up on a farm so he ought to know how to call a pig, right? ——— Pauline and Walt Eaton had their annual picnic recently down on the shore of the Portage River for many of the folks who attend the 8 a.m. Sunday worship service at Trinity United Methodist Church. Walt cooks hotdogs and everybody else brings a potluck dish. Pauline says that this year she was going to make s’mores but totally forgot that she had purchased the ingredients to do that. Maybe next year, Pauline! Meantime those chocolate candy bars will be good for snacks as the summer rolls along. ——— So, hasn’t this been a great summer so far? I heard a rumor that July might be the coolest July on record around here — but I’m not sure if that is true. I do know that it has been cool and sunny on lots of days. I’m enjoying the weather. And I am even enjoying the big rains we got during the past month. They were great for my garden and that is always a plus. ———

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The Port Clinton High School Class of 1959 celebrated its 50th anniversary last weekend with three events for the reunion celebration. On Friday night there was a party at Casey Lambert’s beach house. On Saturday evening there was a dinner dance at the Port Clinton Yacht Club. And on Sunday morning there was a breakfast buffet at the Nor’Easter Club. I heard there were 71 classmates at the Saturday night party. There were lots of people there I had not seen for a long time. Gaye Gaudern Mackey was home from Florida and I had not seen her in many years. I do keep in contact with Jeanne Woolley Kronemeyer but rarely have the chance to get together with her and she and her husband Dave were in attendance, too. Jeanne and Dave have a mobile home and are footloose and fancy-free. They no longer have a permanent home and just travel around the country as the spirit moves them. Once in a while they settle down long enough in Kentucky for Jeanne, a registered nurse, to do a little temporary nursing work at a facility near where they used to live. When they feel the urge to move on again, they just go. Lots of folks who were guests at the Yacht Club that night wandered in and out greeting friends that they knew from school days. That is one of the great benefits of living in one’s hometown. I think that the class of ’59 may decide to get together more frequently now that most people are retired and find it easier to travel. ——— The two Lutheran Churches on the Danbury Peninsula join together for outdoor worship Sunday, Aug. 9, at the Danbury Township Hall shelter house. Gospel Hymn Singing starts at 9:30, worship with the puppet ministry featured is at 10 a.m. The picnic potluck lunch is at 11. Following that there will be games and fun. Every-

one is invited. ——— I received a nice note from Pat Munn. She says there will be a rummage sale at the Danbury Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15. Proceeds will be by donation. No prices will be marked. The sale takes place at the senior center, 8470 E Harbor Road in Danbury Township. While you are on the peninsula that day, stop over at St Paul Lutheran Church at 541 Church Road to enjoy some of the season’s best peaches. Food will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Homemade chicken noodle soup, sandwiches, pie, ice cream, locally grown sliced peaches, salads and beverages are on the menu. I have been watching as a group plans a 100th anniversary of the building of a church. That has inspired lots of research into what was going on in our world 100 years ago. For one thing, the church trustees bought four lots for a total price of $100. That was probably a lot of money then. That year Admiral Peary made it to the North Pole, the first person to accomplish that feat. Work was started on building the Titanic. Postage stamps cost 2 cents each. Zippers had not been invented. In the United States, women could not vote. Henry Ford was building the Model T automobile and the Wright brothers adapted their new airplane for military use. And a woman named Alice Ramsey drove a motor car all the way across the United States, the first time a woman had accomplished that. All of that happened back in 1909. ——— Steve Hartman of CBS News did a report from Lakeside on July 31. I think it was called “The Most Honest Town in the Country.” Hartman said he had been coming to Lakeside on family vacations all his life and he did his story on the honesty and integrity of the people who do business, live or visit there. It was really neat.

ENGAGEMENTS VanLerberghe- Sass

Dale and Marty VanLerberghe, of Catawba Island, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Molly Margarita, to Scott Mitchell Sass, son of James and Molly Sass, Port Clinton. Molly is a 2000 graduate of Port Clinton High School, received her bachelor’s of science degree in education from The Ohio State University, and is a licensed massage therapist with a degree from the American Institute of Alternative Medicine in Columbus. She is employed by Massage Envy in Powell and lives in Worthington. Scott is also a 2000 graduate of Port Clinton High School and received his bachelor’s of science degree in material science and engineering from OSU in 2004. He is employed as an engineer with General Electric and resides in Lakewood. The couple will be married at 4:30 p.m on Aug. 15 at the First Congregational Church of Christ in Columbus.


Laura P. Young of Virginia Beach, Va., and John Blaine Moore, of Oxford, England, will be married in September in Port Clinton. Young, daughter of Kay and Doug Young, of Port Clinton, is a 2004 graduate of Port Clinton High School and a 2008 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a bachelor of science and a major in English. She is currently a naval officer stationed at Norfolk, Va. Moore, son of Cathy Moore and the late John Miller Moore, graduated from Cordova High School and is a 2008 graduate of U.S. Naval Academy, where he graduated second in his class with a major in chemistry. He is currently a naval office attending Oxford University, Oxford, England, on a Rhodes scholarship majoring in pharmacology.



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Entertainment Lois Tuttamore serves up apple scones from the soapstone griddles. A fireplace cooking class will be offered Saturday at the Wolcott Keeper’s House.

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“In two weeks I lost 16 pounds. I lost my desire to eat everything in sight. My attitude changed instantly with more positive thoughts and emotions. I’m really amazed at how easy this has all come about. I am very impressed with hypnosis. It’s nothing like I’ve seen on TV. I was awake and aware the whole time. It was a great experience. It works!” -John Gluth

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Ottawa County Historical Society volunteers will be cooking tasty “fast food” the old fashioned way at the Wolcott Keeper’s House from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8. Hot coals will substitute for microwaves and electric griddles as they make corn bread, Jonny cakes and apple scones from heritage recipes. Maple leaves and soap stone will replace Teflon — Ohio pioneers knew how to save work too. The Wolcott Keeper’s House, 9999 E. Bayshore Road in Marblehead, was the home of Benajah and Rachel Wolcott, first keepers of the Marblehead Lighthouse and some of the first permanent settlers in what is now Ottawa County. It was built in 1820 from local limestone by the builder of the Marblehead Lighthouse. Several OCHS members took hearth cooking training courtesy of a grant from the Ottawa County Community Foundation. Their instructor, Georgeann Brown, of Dundee, Mich., held the first session at the restored Keeper’s House fireplace, and the second at her cooking school, Un Coup de Main, in Dundee. The group learned about frontier cooking methods, ingredients and utensils, and started a collection of books for further exploration of the food lore of the era to share with the visitors to the 1820s stone house. The House is open to visiAugust 12, 8AM - 7PM tors weekdays from June 1 Building A – Roy Klay Hall through Aug. 28, and second Saturdays from 1 to Classes begin Monday, August 24 5 p.m., for the Lighthouse Festival Oct. 10, and by appointment for groups. The next hearth cooking demonstration will be 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17. Visit www.thekeepers419.559.2349 866.AT.TERRA, ext. 2349 for information.

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Schools Terra trustees OK tuition hike The Terra Community College Board of Trustees approved one budget in June. And like so many other state entities, Terra’s trustees were confronted with a shortfall — of a half million. Sen. Mark Wagoner, at last week’s legislative reception, told trustees and elected officials that they should be prepared for yet more cuts later this year. On July 29, the Terra Board, in a five-to-three vote, approved a $4.19 per credit hour tuition increase for the 2009-10 school year, bringing the per credit hour rate to $123. Terra’s tuition has remained the same since 2007 when the legislature froze tuition across the state. At the increased rate, a full-time student taking 15 credit hours would have a tuition bill of $1,857.60 for the semester as compared with the previous amount of $1,794.75. The increased tuition re-

sults in a difference of $62.85 for the semester. Board Chairwoman Helene Zielinski said the increase is imperative in meeting the operating needs of the College. “Terra remains committed to affordable and accessible higher education for our students and their families; however, we must not compromise the quality of that education and the factors associated with providing an excellent academic experience for students. At this point, without any increases for the last two years we have to make an adjustment,” Zielinski said. The 2009 fall term is on track to be one of the largest in the history of the community college. Summer term enrollment was up by 37 percent and the current fall term is up by 33 percent over the same time last year.

“We are keenly aware how devastating this historic economic downturn has been for families in our region.,” said Marsha S. Bordner, Terra president. “It’s incumbent upon us to be good stewards of money and increase operational efficiencies whenever possible. But, we can only shoulder so much of the burden without an operating increase,” she said. Adding 65 new sections due to the enrollment increase has also strained the Terra budget. “We are hiring adjunct faculty members and using every bit of space on the campus for classrooms,” said Bordner. The recent fiscal cuts in the higher education line item of the biennium budget have had a sharp impact on Terra’s overall operations. That and the combination of increased overhead costs contributed to the reluctant approval of tuition increase for Terra students.

Toledo law and leadership students hear from Justice Judith Lanzinger TOLEDO — Supreme Court of Ohio Justice Judith Ann Lanzinger recently spoke to a group of 30 eighthgrade aspiring lawyers as part of an effort to expose them to careers in the law. Lanzinger visited with the Law and Leadership Institute students at the University of Toledo College of Law. The Law and Leadership program seeks to improve diversity in the legal profession by sparking an interest in the law among students from underserved communities. In its second year, the program expanded to four additional Ohio cities this summer (Akron, Cincinnati, Dayton and Toledo) from the original sites last year in Columbus and Cleveland. About 140 students are involved in the program overall. The Supreme Court serves as one of the program’s sponsors. “As a former teacher I particularly enjoy talking to students about studying law because law school can ben-

efit them in so many ways,” Lanzinger said. “Even if they don’t become lawyers, no matter what their eventual careers are, completing law school will teach them to think clearly and communicate well — the mark of a well-rounded and educated person.” As part of their curriculum, the Toledo students learn about criminal and civil law; take field trips to private law firms, government offices and courthouses where lawyers and judges work; and hear speakers from all levels of the judicial system. The five-week program ends Aug. 7. Additional partners for the 2009 summer institute include the Ohio State Bar Association, the Ohio Center for Law Related Education, the Ohio State Bar Foundation, Ohio’s metropolitan bar associations, city school districts and Ohio’s eight other law schools: the University of Akron School of Law, Capital University Law School, Case Western Reserve Univer-

Kindergarten Rocks! at the Open Book

A special story hour is planned at the Open Book to help youngsters get ready for school. Some kids are a little afraid of going to kindergarten, or even higher grades but not Dexter. No, he’s not a bit afraid . . . he’s “terrified.” What if he gets lost? Or, what if the teacher is mean? Or, he misses his mom or dad? Or, worst of all, he loses his most important ally, Rufus? “Kindergarten Rocks!” in which 5-year-old Dexter insists he has no qualms about the big day: ‘Kindergarten will be a piece of cake. Nooooo problem.’ However, Dexter allows that his toy dog, Rufus, might be ‘an eensy teensy beensy bit scared.’ Naturally, all fears prove gloriously unfounded.” With the same warmth, exuberance and sly wit that have made her a favorite of booksellers and children, Katie Davis tackles a problem every kid — and parent — has to face sooner or later: first-day fears. And she shows that it’s okay to be scared, but that, as Dexter’s older sister Jessie says, “Kindergarten rocks!” This book, along with several others on hand at the Open Book, will help your child face this big event and look at school as a place to enjoy, meet friends and learn. The story hour will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Open Book, 118 S Front St Fremont. Call 419-332-4601 to save a spot.

sity School of Law, the University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, the University of Dayton School of Law, Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law and the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Lanzinger is the only person ever elected to every level of Ohio’s judiciary. The 150th Justice of the Supreme Court of Ohio, she previously served on the 6th District Court of Appeals for Ohio, the Lucas County Court of Common Pleas and the Toledo Municipal Court. Her varied judicial experience allows her a unique perspective of the state court system. She currently chairs the Supreme Court’s Commission on Superintendence, which recommends rules for all Ohio courts. Lanzinger is a member of Port Clinton Yacht Club.

Health Diabetic support group meets at Magruder Magruder Hospital will offer its monthly Diabetic Support Group at noon Thursday, Aug. 13, in the conference center. Magruder’s Diabetic nurse educator Krista Jeffries will present an education program at the meeting.  

The support group is for anyone dealing with diabetes, including family and friends. Participants are welcome to bring their own lunch or purchase one in the Fulton Street Café prior to noon and bring it to the meeting. Coffee, tea and water will be

provided. For information about this or other diabetic programs, as well as other support groups, events and screenings, go to www.magruderhospital. com and click on the events calendar.

Firelands opens diabetes clinic SANDUSKY — Firelands Regional Medical Center has introduced The Diabetes Clinic at Firelands — the only outpatient practice in the five-county area dedicated to diabetes.  Diabetes is a progressive disease, but when managed, you can decrease the risk of complications. The Diabetes Clinic at Firelands: • Provides consultations, evaluations and treatment administered by a board certified nurse practitioner, with specialization in Diabetes Care; • Works with your primary care physician/provider to decrease your risk of complications caused by diabetes; • Your care is monitored on a regular basis; changes are made to your plan as needed over time;

• Is covered by most insurances. The Diabetes Clinic is led by Jean T.S. Feick, MSN, CNP, CDE. As a certified adult nurse practitioner, Jean works with you and your healthcare provider to provide an ongoing diabetes management and care plan. Jean has more than 36 years of experience in nursing, with 21 years in diabetes education and cardiac care. She earned her certification as an adult nurse practitioner from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in 2008, is a certified diabetes educator through the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators, and is an auditor for the American Diabetes Association. To schedule an appointment with The Diabetes Clinic at Firelands, have your physician/healthcare provider refer you by calling 419-557-6994.

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Around Ottawa County Sip wine and martinis for a good cause Support the Harvest Festival by sampling wine and martinis Saturday night at Slater’s Madison Street Pub in downtown Port Clinton. The fundraiser, from 7 to 11 p.m., will feature drinks and light appetizers catered by Papa Jimmie’s. Tickets are $10 presale or $12 at the door. Ticket prices include five drink tickets for wine or martini. Cash bar will be available as well as 50/50 raffles and prizes. The event is sponsored by Roberts Winery. Harvest Festival committee members are regularly meeting to plan a festival for 2009 that will be similar to past Harvest Festivals — food, entertainment and the ever-popular fruits and vegetables grown locally. This year’s festival will be held Sept. 25-27 and will coincide with Port Clinton Alumni weekend. K96 Country music station located in Sandusky has agreed to do a live remote from the festival on Friday evening for a few hours.   Live entertainment will be featured in the beer and food tent on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Acts include Ted Riser presents Hurricane — a Neil Young tribute, Crystal Bowersox, Junk Band and Denny Jesse.

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Pictured below with Barbara Wismar (center) are judges Jodie McCallum (left), owner of Jodie McCallum and Company Gallery in Marblehead; Rona Rothschild, owner of Split Winds Gallery in Port Clinton; Gil Gonzelez, photo curator at the Hayes President Center; and Irene Finck, Clayflower Studios; and event chairwoman Barbara Radebaugh.

Top artists picked after weekend show Greg Johns, of Fremont, with his expert and unique wood creations, won the People’s Choice Award at the 52 annual Arts in the Park sponsored by the Port Clinton Artists Club. About 10,000 people enjoyed the beautiful weather and an abundance of fine and crafted art. Barbara Wismar, of Huron, and John Hammond, of North Carolina, tied for Best of More photos in Northcoast Live!, online Show. Wismar makes her own molds to create For more photos from the weekend festival, check out NorthCoast Live, Page 7, or visit detailed tiles.

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At the regular meeting of the Danbury Township Board of Trustees held July 22, 2009 the following business was conducted: • John Englebeck reported the first paved trail at Meadowbrook has been completed, additional playground equipment has been installed at the township hall athletic complex and the week-long township clean-up has been busy. • Police Chief Mike Meisler reported 355 incidents to date in July. • Zoning Inspector Rhonda Botti Sowers reported five zoning permits written month to date in July. • Trustees are awaiting input from the county engineer on an offer by the Lakeside Association to stripe a crosswalk at Erie Beach Road to make it safer for residents of Otterbein North Shore to attend Lakeside programming. • Trustees reported the three nuisance complaints received at the last meeting have either been corrected or are in the process of being corrected. • Following expiration of the local cable franchise, the board agreed to notify Time Warner Cable of its intent to collect a 3 percent video service provider fee. This fee was previously collected as a 3 percent cable franchise fee. • The board began initial discussion regarding a Natureworks grant-funded shelter house at Meadowbrook. • Dianne Rozak and Botti Sowers attended a post audit

conference with representatives from the state auditor’s office. There were no citations or findings for recovery issued in the audit report which covered 2007 and 2008. Two recommendation of the audit were that the board request an opinion from the Ohio Ethics Commission confirming there is no conflict of interest regarding purchases from Luckey Farmer where trustee John Englebeck is employed and that the board establish written policies for credit card and cell phone usage. Trustees will follow through with both recommendations. • The board determined it would not renew its contract with Avizent as BWC third-party administrator since the township utilizes the legal services of Marshall & Melhorn for employment law and worker’s compensation. • Trustees set a special meeting for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 11 for the purpose of presenting administrative complex plans to the public. • Bills in the amount of $26,428.27 were approved. • After learning that land is available adjacent to the township’s Bridge Road property where an administrative complex is planned, the board authorized purchase of approximately 5 additional acres from Henry Kihlken at a cost of $12,000 per acre. A survey will be conducted to determine the exact acreage. Purpose of the purchase is to provide for future expansion.

GSE selling Charms for ‘HOPE’ Port Clinton’s GSE Jewelers has gone to the dogs … to the cats too. The jewelry store’s special fundraiser and truck show — featuring a jewelry case lined with dog and cat charms — will run Aug. 13-15. A portion of animal charm sales made during the three-day event will go to the Ottawa County Humane Society. GSE also hopes to bring in some animals from the Humane Society for adoption. The jewelry lines presented are “Nice Doggies and Pretty Kitties,” “Best of Show” and a sterling silver line including more than 200 breeds listed with the American Kennel Club, as well as about 20 cat breeds. “Nice Doggies and Pretty Kitties” was developed in 2002, combining gold, rhodium and techniques known only to a few, to create a collection of some of the most charming and detailed

canine and feline charms in existence. When GSE owners Roger and Linda Velliquette discovered that they could do a fundraiser/trunk show, they thought it would be a great opportunity to help raise funds for the local Humane Society. The jewelry store plans to make this an annual event, and hopes to expand it in the future. The charms range from $30 to a few hundred, depending on what metal they’re made from, and include things like dog bowls, fire hydrants, bones and mice. Pins and key chains are also available. “We can personalize the charm with spots and color markings free of charge,” Velliquette said. “So if your Lab puppy, Mudd, has a distinct brown around his nose, no sweat. So will the miniature version.”

Danbury cross country kicks off next week The Danbury High School Cross Country team will begin practice on Monday, Aug. 10, at 7:30 a.m. Practice will be held at East Harbor State Park meeting at the first shelter area. Athletes are reminded that they need a current physical to participate. Anyone interested in joining the team may call Coach Rinaldo at 419-732-3907 for questions.

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Work of local artist on digital display at Ottawa County Historical Museum The Ottawa County Historical Museum recently acquired a digital copy of the work of local artist George Jensen, which is now on display in the museum. A digital photo frame purchased with a grant from the Ottawa County Community Foundation presents a slide show of Jensen’s work, which includes more than 100 landscape oils, pencil drawings and still-life paintings. Jensen was one of the first artists to have a one-man show at the Toledo Museum of Art. He was born in Port Clinton on Aug. 9, 1878, to Danish immigrants Bergetta (Fergasen) and John Jensen, who was a grocer in Port Clinton. Jensen’s first oneman show was held in 1912 just after the Toledo Museum of Art opened its main building on Monroe Street. As a young man, he was associated with advertising art firms in Cleveland and Toledo for 20 years. During that time, some of his commercial art appeared in the former weekly Saturday Evening Post, Time magazine and other national publications.

Jensen studied at the former Zanarian Art College in Columbus, and later attended art schools in Woodstock, N.Y.; Provincetown, Ma,; and Saugatuck, Mich. Jensen studied with such noted American artists as John F. Carlson, George E. Browne and Carl Gaertner. While most of his art career was devoted to painting and teaching, Mr. Jensen worked in several media and specialized in oils. He exhibited paintings in Youngstown; Brooklyn, N.Y.; Fort Wayne, Ind.; Detroit; Cleveland; Philadelphia; Minneapolis; and many other cities. Jensen taught art until he was 95. At one time, he taught more than 150 private students and members of the Newcomers Club of Toledo, the Arts and Crafts Club of Montpelier and the OnIzed Art Club of Toledo. He was an honorary life member of the Toledo Artists Club. Jensen died in 1977 at the age of 99. The digital copy of his work on display in the museum was donated by Don Baumann, of Toledo, who along with his twin brother, Ron, are grandsons of Jensen. The paintings on

Phil Dirt and the Dozers to headline Gem Beach Rocks United in Ottawa County’s Gem Beach Rocks… Again event is right around the corner! The event, sponsored by FriendShip Food Stores, Gem Beach Marina and Croghan Colonial Bank, is being headlined by Phil Dirt and the Dozers with additional performances by Wally and Beavs, the Divide, Pumpin’, Ethyl, and Colin Dussault’s Blues Project. You don’t want to miss these amazing performances! Tickets can be purchased at the United Way office and at any of the 16 FriendShip Food Stores. Additionally, you will receive a free ticket to the event with any $10 purchase (excluding fuel) at any FriendShip Food Store. For more details check out

U.S. Brig Niagara returns to PIB PUT-IN-BAY — The U.S. Brig Niagara returns to the harbor island Aug. 19 -23 for public tours and day-sails as part of Commodore Oliver H. Perry’s Birthday Celebration. Experience the life of an early 19th century seaman by taking an on board and below deck tour of the ship on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The tour cost is $8 for an adult, $4 for children 6-11 years, and children 5 years and under are free. There will also be 5-hour day sailings around the Lake Erie Islands offered on Friday and Saturday from 3 to 8 p.m. The sail cost is $100 per person, but you can get a $25 discount if you present five crushed Pepsi cans. The “Niagara” will also host Oho Educators’ Day Sail on Aug. 20 to develop a curriculum including of the history of the Battle of Lake Erie and navigation classes for eighth graders. Call 419-285-2213 for details on “Niagara” tours and bookings for the day-sails.

Christmas in July campaign a success The Salvation Arm-Port Clinton Service Unit would like to thank our local community for their generosity during our Christmas in July campaign July 24 and 25. Once again, the staff and volunteers at our ringing sites (Krogers, Community Market, Jet Express and Rescue Marine) made this campaign a success by helping us raise $29112.59!! Thanks to all involved!! And a special thanks to residents of Ottawa County who took the challenge of our economy at heart by pulling together to make this truly “Christmas in July.” The Port Clinton Service Unit is proud to serve our local community and appreciates the wonderful response by our residents with going up and beyond to help. The Salvation Army continue their efforts in providing assistance for our community. We are currently accepting applications for the Tools for School Program.

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Wednesday and Thursday until Labor Day. Between Labor Day and Memorial Day, the museum is open from noon to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, or by appointment with the curator, Peggy Debien, 419-732-1039.

Arts Council’s Appetite for the Arts Friday in Jet Express warehouse The Jet Express warehouse will become a fine art gallery Friday, Aug. 14, as the Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council holds its third annual Appetite for the Arts. The evening will feature fine art, theatre, dance and music along with food and wine sampling. The event is free and organizers are asking that those interested in attending call to receive an official invitation from the Arts Council.

An invitation may be secured by calling either Lynn Majce at 419-341-3959 or Helen Arnold at 419-3411980. A request may also be made online by e-mailing The event will feature a casual, walk-through atmosphere between the hours of 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Jet Express warehouse is located at the Jet Express docks in Downtown Port Clinton at 3 N. Monroe Street.


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Business CPA firm promotes Sandusky Bay Area Goodwill board from within appoints five new trustees

Dana Stahl, founder and CEO of Dana Stahl, CPA, Inc. of Port Clinton and Sandusky, Ohio is pleased to announce the promotion of Laronica S. Priddy, as Marketing Director. A graduate of Terra State Community College, with an Associate of Technical Studies Degree in the fields of Criminal Justice and Social Work, Priddy was recognized during commencement on June 9, 2006 as a member of Phi Theta Kappa Society, Alpha Mu Epsilon Chapter as well as Magna Cum Laude for achieving an outstanding GPA. She went on to become a State Tested Nurse Aid, with an exceptionably high GPA as well.

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SANDUSKY — Sandusky Bay Area Goodwill Industries has announced the appointment of five new members to its board of trustees. Joining for the first time are Mike Adelman, Monroeville, Huron County commissioner; Darryl Edge, Sandusky, Sandusky Post commander, Ohio Highway Patrol; Rich Finneran, Sandusky, vice president-commercial lending, Citizens Banking Co.; Sharon Mastroianni, Monroeville, superintendent, EHOVE Career Center; and Terry Overmyer, Fremont, mayor of Fremont. Their terms are for three years. Officers elected for 2009-10 are Carl Anderson, Sandusky, chairman; Jean

King, Norwalk, vice-chairwoman; Faith Denslow, Sandusky, secretary; and Finneran, treasurer. Anderson is an attorney with Legal Aid of Western Ohio, and King serves as executive director of the Huron County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services. Denslow is a member of the Sandusky City Schools Board of Education. Other trustees are John Bauer, Sandusky, RE-Max Quality Realty; Nancy Beach, Sandusky, Northcoast Cancer Foundation; Mike Berger, Bellevue, Whirlpool Corp.; Cindy Bilby, Fremont, Sandusky County Department of Job and Family Services; and Terry Boose, Norwalk, Norwalk Concrete

Industries. Also, Gus Corso, Sandusky, Corso’s Flower and Garden Center; John Feick, Sandusky, Feick Contractors; Ann Marie Muehlhauser, Huron, Cedar Point; and Marian Schild, Norwalk, Schild’s IGA. Sandusky Bay Area Goodwill provides training and employment services to the disabled and disadvantaged in Erie, Huron, Ottawa and Sandusky counties. The nonprofit organization operates work centers in Fremont and Sandusky, and donation and retail centers in Bellevue, Fremont, Huron, Norwalk, Port Clinton, Sandusky and Willard.

Cass drops training, consulting fees for seminars and workshops FREMONT — CASS Enterprises is announcing a 23 percent reduction in training fees for a limited time. “We want our clients to get the training that they want, at a cost they can afford in this challenging economy,” says owner Christine Schneider Smith. CASS Enterprises is celebrating 23 years in business this year. The 23 percent discount on training and

consulting fees will be applied to all seminars and workshops presented by Dec. 31. CASS Enterprises offers a variety of training programs, including supervisory skills, team building, stress and time management, plus dealing with different work styles. A full list of training topics and detailed curricula, plus the public offerings through The Kern Center at Terra Community

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Sandusky Bay Cigars’ James Wilson certified as retail tobacconist SANDUSKY — James C. Wilson of Sandusky Bay Cigars has been named a Certified Retail Tobacconist by Tobacconist University, the official curriculum resource of the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association. Selected professional tobacconists are awarded CRT recognition after participating in an academic curriculum and testing process that enables

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Put-in-Bay Village School • 7-27-09 — RMG Investments, LLC to DCDC Properties, LLC, 175 Roth Road, $414,000. Salem Township • 7-31-09 — CIC of Ottawa County to The Northern Manufacturing Company, Lot 5&7 Lakewinds Industrial Park, $1,650,000. • 7-30-09 — Bart G. Anderson to Brad G. Anderson, 9238 West Ohio 163, $50,000.



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Oak Harbor Corp. • 7-29-09 — Snyder Real Estate Ltd. to Rebecca A. LaFountain, 268 W. Water St., $85,000. • 7-28-09 — Timothy J. Rathbun to Britt D. Malin, 383 E. Main St., $95,000. Port Clinton City • 7-30-09 — Fannie Mae to Steven and Mary Lou Nellett, 227 Linden Drive, $13,000. • 7-28-09 — Sandra L. Smiley Casper to Nickolas R. Biers and Kristine A. Reynolds, 220 Linden Street, $90,000. • 7-27-09 — James and Patricia Wendt to John F. Body, 711 West Lakeshore Drive, #308C, $89,000. • 7-27-09 — Fannie Mae to Benjamin D. Roberts, 628 East 5th Street, $28,500.


Catawba Township • 7-31-09 — Diane P. Morrison to Stephen G. and Carol V. Loach, 2881 Shad Row, $600,000. • 7-31-09 — HowaRoad P. Rose and Deborah Kuchenbecker to Stephen R. and Connie J. Thomas, 1859 NE Catawba Road, #129, $60,500. • 7-30-09 — Sunshine Land II, LLC to Ann A. Parker, 2730 D Canterbury Circle, $260,194. • 7-30-09 — Senco Construction Inc. to Jodi F. Hall, 951 Falling Waters Blvd., $219,350. • 7-29-09 — Lewis Ekleberry to Lynn Cook, 5853 Cedar Lane East, $118,000. • 7-28-09 — John D. Cowan and Associates to RichaRoad P. David, 3294 Stonehouse Road, $195,000.

Marblehead Corp • 7-31-09 — Jennifer D. Hobbs to Jane M. Mallernee, 2255 South Robinson Drive, $191,250. Erie Township • 7-28-09 — William Donovan to Steve Neff, Richey Road vacant land, $3,900. • 7-28-09 — Margaret L. Balduf to John L. and Susan G. Ware, 1519 North Carroll Erie, $30,000.


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Clay Township • 7-27-09 — Winnie M. Chasteen to Matthew A. Weaver, SR 163 vacant land, $13,500. Genoa Corp • 7-29-09 — Andrew J. and Toni M. Sturniolo to Gina M. Tyler, 1316 West St., $122,000.

Harris Township • 7-29-09 — Leslie E. Stoiber to Ryan J. and Julie A. Beam, 18305 West Portage River South, new split, $22,000. Elmore Corp. • 7-29-09 — James A. and Jane A. Hutchinson to Andrew J. and Toni M. Sturniolo, 590 BradfoRoad Court, $205,000.



Bay Township • 7-31-09 — William W. Wynn to William L. and Merry C. Cooper, 1275 Schau Road, $55,000. • 7-29-09 — Meacham Farms LTD to Keith A. and Lisa M. Dresser, 3172 Paulsen, $140,000.

Danbury Township • 7-31-09 — William G. and Janet M. Heckenhauer to Frank E. and Barbara Ann Burks, 612 Monument View, $415,000. • 7-31-09 — Kaharine Wagnitz and Carol L. Laesecke to Amy E. Sarrazine, 142 Laurel , $565,000. • 7-31-09 — Mary E. Howen to Theodore J. and Paula A. Kruger, 214 North 
Plumbrook, $30,000. • 7-31-09 — Mary E. Howen t o James L. Abbott and Michael P. Lonsway, 230 Plumbrook Drive, $95,000. • 7-28-09 — Lakeshore Development , LLC to East Ottawa Properties, LLC, 9886 East Bayshore Road No. 16, $140,000. • 7-28-09 — East Ottawa Properties, LLC to Daniel M. and Susan L. Schrodt, 9886 East Bayshore Road No. 16, $192,000. • 7-28-09 — Portland S. Scott to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, 108 Sunnydale Lane, $26,667.00 • 7-27-09 — East Ottawa Properties, LLC to Danielle R. and Michael J. Gallipoli, 9886 East Bayshore Road, No. 15, $182,500.

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Benton Township • 7-30-09 — Lyman L. and Sharon Sprague to Dean L. Brough, 13568 W. Kolb Road, $139,000. • 7-27-09 — Daniel A. and Jennifer M. Jensen to Willis E. and Anna T. Tasch, 16221 W. Martin-Moline Road, $1.00.


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Coffin’sCorner By Karen Coffin

“Improving Self-Esteem” is often listed as a main reason for children to play sports. This absolutely can happen and there are many opportunities in athletics which can lead to increased confidence. However, I must add a caution that this is not necessarily a sure thing. There is work involved. It’s not enough just to show up. Watch young children celebrate when they learn a new athletic skill. They really get excited. As kids get older, they usually are not as demonstrative when they have the

thrill of conquering a skill, but they are excited just the same. This can happen during a practice or drill and may be just a small part of an overall skill or strategy. When it can actually be used in a competitive situation, it is even sweeter. When an athlete acquires a new way of doing something, it may be weeks or longer before it can be used routinely without concentrating on it during a game or match. Confidence grows. I think of self-esteem as confidence. If it is merely feeling

good about yourself, it can be lost whenever tasks get hard. A confident athlete will perform better. They are secure in their abilities and their worries are about doing their best rather than not making mistakes. They can play well under pressure. They are willing to try new things. They are excited and receptive to challenges. Confidence is gained by being successful…at something which is hard to do. It will be a task which has required learning through practice. Sometimes it requires a lot of practice. In sports, when learning something new, a player may get worse before they get better. They have to believe in their coaches and themselves to persevere through tough times. (Adults need to teach new things with the understanding that mastery may take a while.) Unfortunately, in today’s society, we have come to equate self-esteem with being happy all the time. Disappointments, struggles, frustrations and failures may undermine happiness and many adults try to prevent that. Some people try very hard! They establish few boundaries for behavior. They intervene if their child is disciplined. They blame coaches and teachers if their child doesn’t star or get great grades. We all are protective of our children, but we need to be very careful we don’t protect them so much that we hamper their development into adulthood. If we never let them experience disappointments, struggles, frustrations or failures, how will they learn to deal with them? They will experience adversity as adults. Dealing with unhappiness takes some definite skills. Kids need to go through losing and failures to know how to diagnose problems and work through them. Learning to have resiliency is important. Perseverance solves problems and leads to success. It can be emotionally and physically tough on them at the time, but children who experience success at solving problems at a young age will be strong, resourceful adults. How can you help? First, step back, get the whole story and try to put it in perspective. Is there something positive to teach here? Let the kid do the hard work of handling what has happened. Don’t protect them, but work with them to find a solution. Second, embrace the notion that mistakes are OK. They are integral and unavoidable when learning to play a sport. Pros make errors, for heaven’s sake. Why expect a 16- year-old to be perfect? What we should expect is that the athlete makes a sincere effort to correct whatever went wrong. Adults must be very careful about their body language and verbal responses to mistakes. If the coach screams and throws a clipboard while the parents bury their faces in their hands, the guilty kid is not likely to approach the next chance with confidence. Negative reactions have just made success much harder. Mistakes don’t need to be ignored to create self-esteem; they need to be used to help build it. I will write about positive coaching in another column. ————— Karen Coffin, retired coach, is a member of the P.C.H.S. Athletic Hall of Fame. She speaks to coaches and parents about “Kids and Sports” and facilitates Coaching Education classes for the State of Ohio. Contact her at coachcoffin@

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New Lake Erie Islands guide explores nature, history COLUMBUS — Nature lovers and history buffs planning excursions to the Lake Erie Islands have a new resource at their fingertips. Explore the Lake Erie Islands: A Guide to Nature and History along the Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail is a 64-page guidebook that provides detailed descriptions of each island and its parks, preserves, and historical sites. Entries also include lists of flora and fauna often spotted in the area, as well as directions, transportation options and contact information. The guide was funded by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission’s Lake Erie Protection and Restoration Fund and created in partnership with Ohio Sea Grant, the Ohio Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, and the Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail. It was developed to fill a need for the 68 percent of American travelers who seek destinations where they can experience the outdoors. The hope is that the book will also highlight the need to

protect these natural spaces. “The Explore the Lake Erie Islands Guide will be a wonderful resource for visitors, with exciting places to visit and information on birds, plants, snakes, and butterflies, and where to find them,” says Lisa Brohl, chairwoman of the Lake Erie Islands Chapter of the Black Swamp Conservancy. “It should bring an awareness and new appreciation of the natural treasures that the islands hold and the need to preserve them for future generations of visitors.” Unlike traditional Lake Erie tourism, which generally takes place during the warm summer months, resource-based tourism happens year-round. Birdwatchers, in particular, are more likely to visit during the spring and fall migration seasons. An increase in the number and diversity of tourists to the area supports economic development in the Lake Erie region. “This publication will be benefi-

Ohio’s bald eagle count continues to rise COLUMBUS — Reflecting national trends, Ohio’s bald eagle population continues to grow in numbers and expand in territory. Biologists with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife counted a record 215 nests in the state this year, the 22nd consecutive year that the state’s breeding bald eagle population has increased. Of those 215 nests, 113 were known to be successful in producing young eagles. Current reports from wildlife biologists and volunteer observers have estimated a minimum of 197 total young eagles produced in nests in 52 Ohio counties. “As Ohio’s bald eagle population continues to grow, we can expect more sightings and viewing opportunities throughout the state,” said Andrea Tibbels, bald eagle project coordinator with the Division of Wildlife. Last year, Ohio had 184 nests, with 119 of the nests producing an estimated 222 eaglets; a determination of the number of eaglets in 16 nests could not be made. This year, 33 new nests have been identified. In the third year since being removed from the federal Endangered Species List, bald eagles have made a dramatic comeback. Since 1979 — when only four bald eagle pairs were found in the state — the Division of Wildlife has helped reestablish Ohio’s eagle population through habitat development and protection; fostering


of young eagles; and extensive observation of eagle nesting behavior. Most eagle nests in Ohio are located along the shores of Lake Erie, but now some are well inland, including nests in Delaware, Hancock, Mercer and Wyandot counties. An average eagle nest ranges from 3 to 5 feet in width and 3 to 6 feet in depth. The nests are usually built high in tall trees. Both male and female eagles share in the incubation and feeding of the young, which begin to leave the nest at about 12 weeks of age. An adult bald eagle has snow-white head and tail feathers. Its body color is very dark brown, almost black. Yellow eyes, beak and feet accent the bird’s appearance. Young eagles do not achieve this appearance until the age of 5 or 6 years. Until that time, they are uniformly dark brown from head to tail feather. Their undersides are mottled white with buff and cream blotches.


cial not only to each individual site, but also to the many businesses and communities throughout the region that depend on these visitors for much of their income,” says Larry Fletcher, executive director of the Ottawa County Visitors Bureau. “I anticipate seeing nature and history lovers  spending a lot more time in the Lake Erie Islands area once this guide gets into their hands!”  Guidebooks can be downloaded at Individual copies may be picked up at no cost at the Lake Erie Shores and Islands Welcome Centers in Port Clinton and Sandusky, as well as at South Bass Island’s Aquatic Visitors Center and the South Bass Island Lighthouse. To order by mail, send a check or money order for $5 to cover shipping and handling to Ohio Sea Grant, 1314 Kinnear Road, Columbus, OH 43212. For bulk orders, call 614-2928971.


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COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE AUCTION Tuesday, Aug. 4 @ 5 P.M. Doors Open at 4 P.M. OPEN HOUSES MON. JULY 13 & JULY 20 4-6 P.M. 3307 Tiffin Ave. Sandusky, OH Route 2 - North on 101

6,300 Sq. Ft. prime multi-use building is an exceptional freestanding office building in Pristine condition. 35 parking spaces, high traffic, quick access to interstates, handicap compliant, Lunch room, finished offices, 4 restrooms, 2 drivethrough attached garages, reception area, additional storage. CALL FOR FLYER AND MORE INFORMATION.


REAL ESTATE & HOUSEHOLD AUCTION WHEN: Sunday August 9, 2009 1:00 PM HOUSEHOLD 2:00 PM REAL ESTATE WHERE: 110 County Rd 155 Fremont Oh 43420 For: Norman A Rochester Cindy L Harris (POA)


132 jobs available through Ohio Woodlands Job Corps COLUMBUS — The Ohio Division of Forestry is currently accepting applications for the first class of 132 jobs that will be available as part of the newly created Ohio Woodlands Job Corps, made possible by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Corps members will work a total of 1,000 hours and gain work experience and woodcraft training at one of seven different state forests. Corps members will remove invasive species on state forests, learn how to fight wildfires and receive extensive training and certification. “This program will help im-

FOR SALE BY OWNER Small comm. bldg (approx.660 sq. ft.). Ideal office location on W. Lakeshore Dr. among many marinas and condo projects, walking distance to downtown P.C. and Jet Express. “PLUS” adjacent buildable residential lot. To see ad on Internet go to www. Priced for Quick Sale MUST SELL DUE TO ILLNESS Brokers Welcome Home: 419-855-8196 Email:

Storage Condominium 20’ x 50’ All Steel Construction

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2458 Sq Ft home consists of: living room, dining room, kitchen, bedroom and half bath on main floor; 3 bedrooms and full bath on upper level; family room, utility room and office on lower level. Twocar attached garage, shed and well manicured 1 acre lot. Well, septic, electric hot water heating. This residence has had only one owner since it was constructed in 1965. UPGRADES INCLUDE: 1995new garage door; 2000-new hot water boiler; 2001new water softener & wall air conditioner; 2002-new steel entry & storm door, asphalt driveway, and new sash & storm siding (seamless); 2005-new roof (Shingles Pro 40). Household: refrigerator, Kenmore heavy duty electric dryer, Kenmore washer, dining room table w/6chairs,leaf, and matching buffet, double bed w/dresser & mirror, double bed w/vanity dresser w/mirror and tall boy dresser, double bed with 2 dressers and night stand, Ameriwood display case, Queen bed with night stand and 4 drawer dresser, large wooden office supply cabinet, knee hole desk, 2 stuffed rockers, wooden rocker, 2 couches, end tables, recliner chair, rocker recliner, Quasar microwave, electric fireplace heater(Amish), GE upright sweeper, floor lamps and lamps, card table w/4chairs, small portable singer sewing machine, 4 drawer tin file cabinet, cameras, coffee maker, record player w/cabinet, Harkerware setting for 8(china), mirrors, pots and pans, silverware, pocket knives, spinoff electric fish scaler, meat grinder, Hoover brush vac, Johnson card shuffler, Sharp fax machine, Brother Typewriter and table, pictures, some glassware, walker with wheels & seat(nice).

Lawn and garage: Craftsman 19.5 hp auto 42”

cut riding lawn mower, 38” lawn sweeper, Murray 22” gas push mower, lawn roller, Bellaire gas tiller, Alum. Extension ladder, 15 gal. Trailer type lawn sprayer, Rident custom made golf club set(nice), golf balls, fishing poles, nets and tackle, gas cans, alum step ladder, B&D 22” electric hedge trimmer, 2 electric chain saws, garden hose, shovels, rakes, hoes.

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Real Estate Terms: $3500 down, non-refundable

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REAL ESTATE & HOUSEHOLD AUCTION WHEN: Saturday August 15, 2009 WHERE: 438 Water Street, Oak Harbor, Ohio 43449 10:00 A.M. Household 11:00 A.M. Real Estate For: Mary Alice Teagarden, Owner Auctioneers Note: Nice location, clean home, ready to be lived in. Clean household items. Come See! Real Estate: 1 story ranch home, 3 bedroom, 1 ½ bath, large family room w/ fireplace, dining room, living room, laundry room, 2 car attached garage, property backs the park, lot is 100x195, 100 amp breaker, gas forced air furnace, updated windows, gas hot water, dishwasher & electric stove stay, storage shed in back yard, city water & sewage.


Estate of Harriet L. Woessner Seneca County Case #20091135

Executors: Rex A. Woessner & Darlene K. Paaaina CONTENTS INCLUDE: Metal doll house with furniture, (2) Michael Jackson theme books, (30) Michael Jackson soda cans from 1984 World Tour, Billy Beer Cans, old milk can, Avon bottle collection, Top Value Stamp banner and stamp collection, G.I. Joe doll complete with storage box and clothes, 50’s-60’s-70’s comic book collection, (2) 1992 Olympics signed basketball paper jackets, Oscar Mayer whistles, lamps, glassware, kitchen items, old newspapers, box of old 45 rpm records, old books and pictures, (3) bookcases, large metal trunk, dresser with mirror, games, wooden queen bed, Christmas decorations, new floor safe, Tiffin, Ohio memorabilia, jewelry, electronics, new twin bed headboard, many more items too numerous to mention. OTHER LOTS: Large selection boxed items, round oak table with 5 pressed back chairs, round oak ent table, dresser, overstuffed chair with footstool. Couch and loveseat, Barbie dolls, 100+ Barbie clothes and accessories, Ken doll, 40+ Ken clothes and accessories, (21) hand painted Artesania Rinconada collectible animal figurines, vintage bicycle, Jenny Lind baby crib, gas dryer, and more.

Terms: Cash or check with proper ID. All items sold as is where is. Not responsible for accidents, or items after they are sold. Statements made the day of sale supersede all printed matter. Licensed by the division of Licensing, Ohio Department of Agriculture, and bonded in favor of the State of Ohio.

NOTE: Chad W. Brough and Batdorff Real Estate, Inc. are representing the sellers only. All properties are sold as is, where is, no guarantees. Buyers shall rely entirely on their own information and inspection of the property. Real Estate Auctioneer: Chad W. Brough

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prove both our forests and our economy,” said Gov. Ted Strickland. “The stimulus dollars used to fund the Ohio Woodlands Job Corps is a wise investment that will encourage healthier forests while creating jobs in regions of our state that are severely challenged by underemployment. I would like to thank President Obama and Ohio’s Congressional leaders for helping put Ohioans to work while improving our natural resources.” The Ohio Woodlands Job Corps is scheduled to start 11 six-person crews working and training at seven separate state forests beginning Sept. 14. The headquarters for these crews include: Blue Rock (Muskingum County), Hocking (Hocking County), Maumee (Fulton, Henry and Lucas counties), Pike (Highland and Pike counties), Scioto Trail (Ross and Pike counties), Shawnee (Adams and Scioto counties) and Zaleski (Athens and Vinton counties) State Forests. “While employment of Ohioans is a crucial component of this program, the Ohio Woodlands Job Corps also provides a unique educational opportunity that draws on the expertise of state forestry staff, the Ohio Forest Industry, OSU Extension and Hocking College,” said ODNR Director Sean Logan. “This program will provide valuable training and real world learning experience for corps members interested in making a career in Ohio’s $15 billion wood industry, which directly employs 119,000 people.” Both The Ohio State University and Hocking College are partners in the training component of this program. Four of the 25 total weeks of employment for corps members will be spent training in how to fight wildfires, safely and properly use chainsaws, identify invasive and native tree species, and on logging best management practices. On a forest resource level, participants will spend a majority of their time removing woody invasive plant species from state forestlands. The presence of these exotic invasive plants, such as bush honeysuckle and Tree of Heaven, suppresses native understory species and is detrimental to healthy woodlands. In addition to removing invasive species, the crews will also assist with forest inventory work, timber stand improvement activities, trails maintenance and tree planting activities. As an affiliate of Americorps through The Corps Network, corps members will be eligible to receive up to $2,300 towards their college education. To apply for jobs through the Ohio Woodlands Job Corps visit or The deadline is Aug. 9. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources ensures a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all. Visit the ODNR web site at www.ohiodnr. com.



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108 Homes For Sale LARGE 3BD./2 car gar. in PC. 1 block from river, ready to move in .$145,000 419-734-2467 or 419-343-0580 113 Manufactured Homes MFG’D HOMES for sale in nice Lakeside-area park with marina. Contact park owner at 419-798-5103 or visit 120 Vacation Property KIAWAH ISLAND SC Updated villa rental. 1 bedroom, 1 bath. 1 minute to ocean. 419-699-5028-Pam for details. 200 Apartment for rent 1 AND 2 BR for rent. Early bird discount in PC call 419-699-0434 CATAWBA 2 bed 1 1/2 bath condo, heat, water included. No pets, ref req. 1 yr lease $600 rent/dep Avail 8-12 call after 5 419-797-6592 419-260-0095 201 ApartmentUnfurn PORT CLINTON 2 BDRM Apt. All appliances, includes dishwasher, washer dryer hookup, central air,gas heat, private patio, pool. 1 cat, no dogs. Rent $575, includes water & sewer. 419-734-7422 202 Boat Docks-rental DOCK­AGE OFF the Por­tage Riv­er at Clin­ton Reef Club in Port Clin­ ton. In­cludes wa­ter, elec­tric, pool, hot tub, show­ers, dock box & laun­dry facil­ i­ties. Da­i­ly, week­ly, month­ly or sea­son. Call Dock­mas­ter 419-732-9934 203 Buss. Spacerental COMMERCIAL BLDG. all newly remodeled in very high traffic area, lots of- parking, in PC $900 mo 4197342467 or 419343-0580 208 Houses for Rent HOME FOR RENT Furnished Catawba Island 2 Bdrm 2 1/2 Baths Modern two story home w/ boat dock 321-759-5706 (CELL) 214 Office Space FOR LEASE Up to 3,000 SF retail/ office space in newer shopping center. Located near intersection of Routes 163 & 53, across from WalMart Supercenter. HOTY ENTERPRISES 800-416-4689 or 219 Storage Spaces

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To view a complete list of available properties and photobooks log onto CATAWBA ISLAND - 1660 COMPASS DR.


Saturday Noon to 2 p.m.

450 Holiday, Marblehead $124,900 Perfect starter or vacation home located on a dead end street and just steps from the lake and marina. This 3 bedroom home has been well maintained and offers a beautifully landscaped yard with privacy fenced backyard. mls#903382

Heather Bess: (419)656-5434 Routh Realty: (419 )626-9313 ext. 225

• 65' dock at your door • Panoramic views of the Harbor • Large lot on cul-de-sac • 3 bedrooms; 2 full bathrooms • Large sunroom

“Come See Me in the Main Office by GSE Jewelers” PORT CLINTON 162 S. Nancy Drive

CATAWBA ISLAND 6092 Poplar Avenue


$269,900 MARBLEHEAD - 2175 BRISTOL • 70' dock at door • Stunning views of the Bay • Luxury subdivision • Ground floor master • Spacious screened in patio & waterfront deck

210ft of frontage on the Portage River with dock at door! Ranch home features Living Room & Family Room, 2 BD, 2 full BA, 2 car garage & 25ft operational lighthouse! $239,000


Spectacular views of the CIC marina from this ranch-adjacent to the club where you can dock, swim, golf and dine! 3 bedrooms, sunroom, fireplace and more! $339,000

Spectacular home with spectacular views & sandy beach in gated community on Lake Erie! 5330sqft, 5 bedroom, 6 full bath & 3-car garage with 2 bedroom apt above. $1,250,000


CATAWBA ISLAND 5931 Basin NEW PRICE! Panoramic views of Gem Beach marina & Lake Erie! 3292sqft, 4 bdrms, 3 full baths features 3 Great Rooms & fireplaces. Walk to restaurant, marina store & dockage. Now $650,000!


PORT CLINTON 2761 Amherst Ave NEW PRICE! Cove on the Bay ranch with wonderful deck overlooking the Bay. 1828sqft, 3 bedroom, 2 baths, full basement & 2-car garage. Dockage available in marina. Now $220,000!


CATAWBA ISLAND 4662 Catawba Woods Catawba Woods Condo – Fully furnished 2BD, 1BA w/Florida Room. Walk to Heigel Park (shelter house, playground, basketball courts), Catawba State Park with public launch & more. $94,000

Two story home on nearly 2 acres with a 32x40 pole barn. Mature trees, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, formal dining room & large wooden deck. $298,000 Adorable cape cod on historic Johnson’s Island, featuring an open floor plan, large great room w/ many windows, a ground floor master suite & more! $199,000 Colonial home w/ a wood burning fireplace & cedar hot tub room, formal living and dining rooms private heated garage/ workshop, association marina. $299,000

CATAWBA ISLAND 3307 Stonehouse CIC 1st floor ranch condo overlooking the practice golf course. Light, bright & beautifully decorated for the Lake. Stone fireplace & wrap around deck for entertaining or just lounging. $285,000 PORT CLINTON 2846 Amherst Ave Cove on the Bay: 70x120 lot w/views of pond, marina & Bay. Private marina w/dockage available, beach & pavilion. $50,900

Real Estate Services

Congratulations May Listing and Sales Leaders Tomi Johnson Listing Leader

Sharon Woodson Listing Leader

Karmen Lucas Sales Leader


OPEN HOUSE Open Sat and Sun 12-3—2731 Sand Road Port Clinton—3 bed 1 bath ranch home/cottage built on a higher elevation this home has a full walk out basement with two large garage doors for all your water toys. Bring your family for make memories on the shores of Lake Erie. Howardhanna. com/904095 GLENNA BENDER 419-341-1579

Catawba—Catawba Cliffs home w/4 bd.3 ba. Open floor plan, Viking appliances, 1st floor master, vaulted ceilings. Wrap around screened porch. 2 car attach garage, plus a separate 3 car detached gar. that has multiple uses. HowardHanna. com/803731 MARK HARTLINE 419-341-9999

Marblehead—Ranch home with open floor plan and huge heated pole barn in quiet neighborhood. East Harbor State Park, marinas and restaurants are a short walk from this home. Zoned RC for business! KARMEN LUCAS 419-656-9188

Marblehead—3 bed 4 bath Lakefront condo with private marina and deeded dock. Open kitchen/ great room/dining room. Each bedroom has private bath. Enjoy panoramic views of Lake Erie and Islands from stone patio. 2024glaciallane.howardhanna. com CHERYL HETRICK 419202-0144

Oak Harbor—Townhouse with 30 ft floating dock adjacent to pool and playground area. Newer furnace/AC and windows. Sun room with panoramic view of pond. SUE PIACENTINO 419-341-4945

Port Clinton—Income potential! Renovated 1 story duplex priced to sell! Each unit has a large living room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and 1 bath. Howardhanna. com/900694 SHERYL MARTIN 419-341-4424

Marblehead—8 room motel or convert to 4 apartments! Great income potential. Lake views! KARMEN LUCAS 419-6569188

Marblehead—This getaway is just up the street from East Harbor Channel and your deeded boathouse & association park. Warm and cozy with knotty pine throughout. Loft provides extra sleeping area. Home has large shaded lot with 1 1/2 car garage. Money Back Guarantee! KARMEN LUCAS 419-656-9188


Open Sat 12-3 - 4711 Abbey Rd. Catawba—Fairway Villas at CIC! 2 bed 2 bath open

floor plan overlooks putting green. Spacious sun room, fireplace. Convenient to clubhouse & pool. Enjoy views of CIC golf course from patio. Abbey model at low price! HowardHanna. com/900086 MARK HARTLINE 419-341-9999

Open Sun 12-3 - 3134 Marina View Catawba—Beautiful 2nd. fl. CIC condo. Condo



Real Estate Services OFFICE: 877-734-5751 CELL: 419-356-0348

RE r O F ALwne SyO 1 1/2 story Lakeview home w/3 BR + 2 BA. Located in private quiet “Island View” subdivision. $224,000. For more info or to view phone 740-386-5561

Sharon Woodson

b roker A ssociAte

422 Services M&T PAINTING Ext. and Int. Free estimates 419-797-6149 or 419-699-1559

“I Sell Views”

Tomi L. Johnson

Johnson’s Island—4 bed 3 bath beautifully crafted and energy efficient home! This unique home would be a great retreat with spacious rooms, vaulted ceilings and secluded backyard. Includes 40 ft. dock. 4412eforestglenlane. LISA HORMAN 419-271-8110

is new throughout with wood floors, kitchen cabinets, hard surface countertops, appliances. Large deck wraps around to master suite. Views of Marina, Lake & Sunsets from inside and out. MARK HARTLINE 419-341-9999

Open Sun 1-3 - 3102 N. Marina View Dr Catawba—Spacious 1st floor 3 bed,

2 bath CIC condo on the marina, sunset & lake views. Most furniture stays, lots of storage. ED KOCH 419-460-1944

Open Sat and Sun 11-3—810 Main St. Marblehead—South Passage KARMEN LUCAS 419-656-9188

VACANT LAND • Port Clinton—Undeveloped Lake Erie acreage with over 370 ft of lakefront/beachfront shoreline. Boasting approximately 4.85 +/- acres. Located conveniently near Rt. 2 in the heart of vacationland. Investment opportunity! Howardhanna. com/900772 SUE PIACENTINO 419-341-4945 • Catawba—Build your dream home in this development overlooking 60 acres of protected wetlands. Private dockage. Panoramic views of water and nature. CHERYL HETRICK 419-202-0144 • Johnson’s Island—exclusive 1/3-acre waterfront lot with dock (two 45 ft slips) in protected Quarry basin. Lake and Sandusky Bay are accessed right here. Minutes to school, downtown, lighthouse and ferry service to Islands. Build your home here! KARMEN LUCAS 419-6569188 • Catawba—The Marsh’s Edge waterfront lot with private dockage to Lake Erie. Panoramic views of the water and protected wetlands. CHERYL HETRICK 419-202-0144 • Marblehead—Hidden wonderland! Glacial grooves and Quarry water view on one side and Lake and condo resort development on the other! Wooded 3.244 acres for your home development! KARMEN LUCAS 419-656-9188/SHERYL MARTIN 419-341-4424

BY APPOINTMENT • Catawba—Waterfront 2 bed 2 bath condo overlooking West Harbor at Come Sail Away. Enjoy West Harbor boat traffic from you deck! 30ft deeded dock! Assoc features pool and whirlpool. Investment potential. GLENNA BENDER 419-341-1579 • Catawba—Exquisitely decorated waterfront home features maple flooring & cabinetry, granite countertops, open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, sunroom & additional office/loft. Overlooking 60 acres of federally protected wetlands. Private dockage to Lake Erie. CHERYL HETRICK 419-202-0144 • Marblehead—Spectacular transformation! Just finishing the details – new floors, walls, cabinets, paint and more on main level. Come revisit this 3 bedroom retreat nestled near East Harbor. Private upper master, 4 season room and deck for living enjoyment. LISA HORMAN 419-271-8110 • Marblehead—2 bedroom year round home with newer mechanicals. Additional 10x24 room or garage. Rental dockage at end of street. SHERYL MARTIN 419-3414424 • Catawba—Enjoy views of Lake Erie. Many new upgrades throughout home including custom cherry kitchen cabinetry with Brazilian granite, hardwood floors, designer frieze carpet and one of a kind Italian marble bath. 1st and 2nd floor screened porch. Gated community with beaches and parks. MARSHA WARNIKE 419-6815001


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Josephine Jadwisiak Broker-Owner


Office: (419) 734-5591 Cell: (419) 261-1394 Fax: (419) 734-5592

Saturday 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. 10654 E Bayshore Rd #6, Marblehead

Saturday 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. 3055 W. Elmore St, Port Clinton

Want A Deal! $50,000 under appraised value 3BR/2BA condo number 1 in enjoyment, pool, clubhouse, tennis, 30-36’ Deeded Dock with direct lake access custom stainless steel appliances, fireplace, granite counters, and finished 1 car garage. $229,900

Large ranch 3 BR/2.5 BA all brick home on Cal-Du-Sac features 1,918 sq. ft., appliances, sunroom, 50’ dock, in-ground pool, both family & living rooms, warranty, central air, 2 car attached garage, and 3 sheds w/ a canal view only a 5 minute boat ride to Lake. $299,000



Sunday 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. 109 N Schooner Pt • Port Clinton 2 BR/2 BA condo features appliances, possible third bedroom, large carport w/ storage, balcony overlooking common pool area, deeded 30’ dock right on Lake Erie w/ beach access only a small boat ride to the islands. (Pt. Clinton) $119,900

MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES FOUNDATION REPAIR Large local company specializing in bowed walls, sinking foundations, crawl space excavation, and BASEMENT WATERPROOFING. Lifetime, transferrable warranty. 1-800-343-2357. www. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS CLARINET, FLUTE, VIOLIN, Trumpet, Trombone, Amplifier, Fender Guitar $70. ea. Cello, Upright Bass, Saxophone, French Horn, Drums $190. ea. Tuba, Baritone, Others. 1-516-377-7907. TIMESHARES SELL/RENT YOUR TIMESHARE NOW!!!! Maintenance fees too high? Need Cash? Sell your unused timeshare today. No Commissions or Broker Fees.


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Waterfront views of Kellys Island. Just outside the gates of Lakeside. 3BR, 2 1/2 Bth, Partly finished basement with walk out to waters edge.

OPEN HOUSES with the Greene Team

2731 Sand Rd. with Ted & Glenna Lakefront/3 bd. $385,000

Saturday 12 to 3

Sunday 12 to 3

4711 Abbey Rd. #D 3134 N. Marina View with Mark with Ted Fairway Villas/2 bd. Waterviews/3 bd. $224,900 $365,000

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Serving Northwest & Northeast Ohio



plus tax

~Spring/Fall Clean Up ~ Gutter Cleaning. ~Trimming, Pruning & Shaping of Shrubs, Bushes & Trees. ~Lawn Mowing & Rolling. ~ Edging & Weedeating. ~Mulch Application - Weeding. ~Misc. Property Maintenance.


Window Cleaning

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Anything from roof to basement Mobile Homes Call Rick (419)987-4565 30+ years experience

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Home Improvement

Tuckpointing and repairs: Brick ~ Block Stone Steps, Porches, Walkways & Chimneys

No job too small! Craig Kukay Masonry 614-638-9006 (cell)

Vinyl Siding VINYL SIDING • Overhangs • 5” & 6” Seamless Gutters • Gutter Guards • Vinyl Replacement Windows Insured - Bonded - References

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Harbor’s Edge 2008 Model Closeout!


$50,000 in upgrades FREE

on select models

~1st and 2nd Floor Master Suites~Maintenance-Free Living ~ ~Lake Erie’s Finest Resort~Arthur Hill Golf Course~ ~Boating~Swimming ~Tennis~Vacation Living Year Round~ ~Nationally Recognized Kopf Quality~ ~Single Family Homes NOW Available~ Starting in the $290’s For information call: 440-396-7961 or visit From OH 2, take the OH-53 North exit onto Catawba Rd. toward Catawba Island. Turn left on W Catawba Rd for .8 miles. Turn right on NW Catawba Rd and travel 2.3 miles.



LAKESIDE No longer a diamond in the rough! Ground floor condo, only $184,900. Call BARB GILLUM 419-265-1331

WALK TO THE BEACH Catawba Point & Pebble Beach are just a short walk away. 3 BR, 1 BA with detached garage/workshop. or contact JEFF WILLIAMS



NEAT & CLEAN In town ranch w/spacious yard, approx. 1600 sq.ft. home. Easy to maintain. RUTHIE CAPUTO 419-356-3947

LUXURIOUS & ELABORATE Fairway Villa Condo, many upscale renovations, on Arthur Hill CIC Golf Course. Clubhouse w/pool & fitness center. or call DEBI BENTLAGE 419-276-7755

MANUFACTURING Priced below appraised value. 1.6 acres, two buildings with offices 7,300 sq.ft. & 6,170 sq.ft. Immediate possession. Call LEN PARTIN 419-356-8777

ALL BRICK HOME Tasteful décor, stone fireplace, builtin corner hutches. 1st Floor master. Hardwood floors. DEBBIE CONTE 419-656-3356 or

Harbor Island

LAKEVIEW 2ND FLOOR Excellent condition, newer carpet, tile & wood trim. Furnished & ready to move in., then see with RUTHIE CAPUTO 419-356-3947

CATAWBA WOODS ESTATE 4BR, hardwood floors, lots of storage, 2 car attached garage. GLENDA WARD 419-341-0044

NEW RANCH HOME Great for first time buyer or vacation retreat. Priced to sell $89,900. PATTI KIRSCH 419-656-1781

JENNIFER BEHNKE 419-898-0285

Looking for a Home?

I’ll show you homes you can afford, with the features you want, in the areas you want. I am always available to answer any questions you may have. Call me first, we’ll search together!

Get away to exclusive Harbor Island! Dock at your door. Beautiful water views!

DEBBIE CONTE 419.656.3356

Call ANNA HOLMES 419-341-0863


BEAUTIFUL DOWNTOWN STOREFRONT BUILDING Apartment above 300+ sq ft., handicapped accessible home. Income producing. Garage.

Unique Waterfront Estate

MAJOR REDUCTION! 2500 sq. ft. office plus studio apartment. Immediate possession. Price reduced $285,000. call LEN PARTIN 419-356-8777 or GLENDA WARD 419-341-0044

Country-style, 3-5 BR home, Multiple decks & docks! Reduced $999,999! RUTH & JOHN CAPUTO 419-356-3947

For information on over 2000 Homes For Sale or For Open Houses Schedules this week!

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Call Debi Bentlage 419-276-7755

Call Patti Kirsch 419-656-1781 Call for free no obligation home market analysis.


Enjoy the beauty and relaxation of nature surrounding you, with this spacious 3 bedroom ranch situated on five acres of land. Breathtaking views from every room in the house. Stocked pond with gazebo, exquisite landscaping, brick patio, ornamental fish pond, split-rail fenced yard, barn, two outbuildings, and much more. Preview DEBI BENTLAGE 419276-7755 or PATTI KIRSCH 419-656-1781.

The Beacon - August 6, 2009  

Ottawa County's Largest Circulated Newspaper

The Beacon - August 6, 2009  

Ottawa County's Largest Circulated Newspaper