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Lake Erie Day at Boat Show

Visitors to the Progressive Mid-America Boat Show at Clevelands I-X Center can learn about some of the major issues facing Lake Erie Jan. 1721 at the Ohio Sea Grant booth. Sea Grant experts will be available to discuss harmful algal blooms, invasive species, dead zones, and climate change, along with educational opportunities available at Stone Laboratory, Ohio State Universitys Island Campus on Lake Erie. Visitors can support Stone Labs research, education, and outreach efforts by purchasing admission on Jan. 21, Lake Erie Day. The events managing organization, Lake Erie Marine Trades Association (LEMTA), donates $1 from every admission ticket purchased that day to Stone Lab student scholarships. The show provides an incredible opportunity for students, teachers, and the general public to have their questions answered and interact with scientists from Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab who are working on Lake Erie, says Dr. Jeff Reutter, Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab Director. Throughout the weekend, experts will be available at the Ohio Sea Grant booth near the Fish Stage (booths 129 & 130) to answer questions about how to become an Ohio Clean Boater, what causes harmful algal blooms, what to do with unwanted medicines, and the Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! campaign that aims to prevent the introduction of new aquatic invasive species into the Great Lakes. The following Sea Grant experts will also be available from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Jan. 21 at the Ohio Sea Grant booth: Ohio Sea Grant Director Dr. Jeff Reutter Ohio Sea Grant Fisheries Extension Specialist Tory Gabriel Stone Lab Education & Outreach Coordinator Dr. Kristin Stanford Stone Lab Research Coordinator Justin Chaffin Ohio Clean Marinas Coordinator Sarah OrlandoChildren ages 17 and under can make their own Lake Erie walleye lure at the booth. College and advanced high school students can learn more about summer classes at Stone Lab, and teachers can plan science field trips for their classes or find out more about educator classes available at the lab. For more details and tickets, visit clevelandboatshow. com. Ohio Sea Grants participation at the Progressive Mid-America Boat Show reminds us that everyone plays a role in our stewardship of Lake Erie, explains Ken Alvey, LEMTA President. From the Clean Marina Program to the challenges of Asian carp, protecting Ohios most important natural resource is job #1 for the Ohio Sea Grant Program. Lake Erie Day at the boat show brings hands-on science to our visitors and helps teach them how to protect and preserve our Great Lake. Ohio State Universitys Ohio Sea Grant Program is part of NOAA Sea Grant, a network of 32 Sea Grant programs dedicated to the protection and sustainable use of marine and Great Lakes resources. For information on Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab, visit or contact Sarah Orlando, Ohio Sea Grant, at 419.609.4120,

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BY DONNA LUEKE The Chicago Tribune has named it one of the 60 mustsee worldwide events for 2013. The Daytime television network featured it as one of four top travel destinations in 2013 (along with Turkey, Rio de Janeiro and Sri Lanka). It is the Bicentennial Celebration of the Battle of Lake Erie, and the epicenter is the Lake Erie Islands area of the north coast. So forgo plans for a summer vacation and get the guest room ready, because this is where it is happening. Perrys Monument and Victory Center on Put-in-Bay will be the location for many of the activities from late August through September 10. The Celebration will include a fleet of Tall Ships in an historic recreation of the Battle of Lake Erie and Port Festivals in waterfront cities in the U.S. and Canada. Visitors will be able to tour the ships,

enlist as crew members in the reenactment, or be part of the Bicentennial Fleet or Militia. There will be a parade of boats; a performance by the Ohio State University marching band; a Regency Ball; presentations on the War of 1812 in history music, dance, fashion, film and art; a military fly-over; a Boy Scout encampment; Lights of Peace harbor illumination and many other events at Put-in-Bay and throughout the region. For a schedule of activities, for more information and to see how you can be a part of the Celebration, see Other websites with information include;;; pevi;, and

Firelands Regional Medical Center restricting visitors

In an effort to protect patients, their families and staff this flu season, Firelands Regional Medical Center has begun restricting visitors to people 18 and older and immediate family or immediate support persons. Firelands Regional Medical Center also asks that anyone experiencing flu symptoms (fever, chills, headache, cough, sore throat, muscle aches) refrain from visiting any patient in the hospital. Many patients are highly susceptible to infection. As seasonal influenza continues to unfold in the community, it is possible restrictions at Firelands Regional Medical Center will change. If you are planning to see a patient in the hospital, go to for the most current information about visitor restrictions.


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Origins of Bessie may have been discovered

Perhaps the beginnings of the legend of South Bass Bessie have been discovered! Don Poppe of Port Clinton found this fossil on a rock in the north parking lot at Waterworks Park and snapped it with his camera. It is the 5th rock from the east in the north parking lot, in case you want to explore the site yourself. St. John Arena, NOT at Value City Arena, but at Oak Harbor High School on Friday, Feb. 1, starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale and going fast in the main office at Oak Harbor High School. Adult tickets are $8 and student tickets are $5. They are sold daily from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Understandably, they expect this match to be a sellout. Oak Harbor has sent several wrestlers who have excelled at OSU.



It is a big deal when two of the countrys top Division I College wrestling teams face off against each other. For us, it is an even bigger deal. Number 5 Ohio State meets Number 6 Illinois NOT at

Our Find Wylie winner for this week is Kip Sorgen of Port Clinton. Kip was one of 124 entries who found Wylie in the ad for Waldo Peppers on page 8A in last weeks Beacon. Kip wins our weekly $20 gift card from Friendship Food Stores. Well be hiding Wylie again this week. 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

Tonight (Thursday, Jan. 17) is a very special Business After Hours sponsored by the Marblehead Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. It will be held from 5-7 p.m. at Victorian Inn Bed and Breakfast on SR 163. It is being co-hosted by Grande Maison Builders, Rosies and 1812 Food and Spirits in Port Clinton as well as the Victorian Inn. It should be a lovely evening.

St. Joseph/Marblehead Knights of Columbus will hold their annual Basketball Free Throw Contest this Sunday, Jan. 20, in the Danbury High School Gymnasium starting at 4 p.m. The contest is open to all boys and girls aged 10 through 14. Participants should arrive early for registration and warm-ups. Winners have an opportunity to advance to the District competition.

19, starting at 9 a.m. They will feature pancakes and bacon along with fresh hot cinnamon buns. All donations for breakfast will benefit Ohio Special Olympics. Breakfasts will be served until 11:30 a.m. at the lodge located at 118 Monroe Street in Port Clinton (the former American Legion). More Pancake Breakfasts are scheduled for Feb. 2 and Feb. 23.

Here is a neat Winter Buster! Mark Twain is paying a visit to the Ida Rupp Public Library this Monday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 p.m. It stars nationally acclaimed Dave Ehlert, the man of a thousand voices. He has been featured on Oprah, CNN, Fox and on stage at Branson, Missouri. For more information, call Deborah Loiacono, the director at Ida Rupp at 419-732-3212.

Main Street Port Clinton has announced the winners of the 2012 Community Christmas Coloring Contest. First place went to Armando Arellano, age 10. Second place went to Justin May, age 9. Children decorated coloring pages and listed why they love coming downtown.

The Oliver H. Perry Masonic Lodge in Port Clinton will once again host their Saturday Pancake Breakfasts this year. The first one is scheduled for this Saturday, Jan.

We have an awful lot of talent in our area. One of the most talented photographers is Brian Sims who works at Mon Ami. He is in a contest on Facebook vying to be the photographer for the upcoming world tour of the 1980s grunge band Soundgarden. You can find it at Talent House on Facebook and Brian needs you to vote for him and his striking photography. You can also look up his work on Facebook at Brian Keith Photos. The judging ends this


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Deans List, The Ohio State University, fall semester 2012: Port Clinton: Andrea De Leon, Haley De Leon Deans List, Heidelberg University, fall semester 2012 Marblehead: Kyleigh Hemmer Deans List, Terra State Community College, fall semester 2012 Elmore: Benjamin Hammer, Brielle Lowry Oak Harbor: Kyle Bryant, Nicole Case, Jolene Fowler, Gabriel Frisch, Payson Galway, Brandi Hartlage, Taylor Kleinhans, Nathan Rust Port Clinton: Melissa Benton, Bradley Busby, Deborah Conner, Rhett Faulds, Ynes Guerra, Adam Howerth, Kristen Magyar, Christine Minney, Jessie Orris, Lorrae Ryf, Dakota Smith, Cole Trent, Nicole Wheeler

Aug. 16, 1925-Jan. 13, 2013 Mary E. Gillespie, 87, of Oak Harbor, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, at the Toledo Hospital, Toledo. She was born on August 16, 1925 to Patrick and Carrie (Weber) Gillespie. Funeral services for will be conducted 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, at the RobinsonWalker Funeral Home & Crematory, 165 E. Water St., Oak Harbor with visitation two hours prior to the services from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Oak Harbor. Online condolences for may be shared with the family at

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Viola Moffitt
Jan. 19, 1922-Jan. 8, 2013 Viola E. Moffitt, 90, of Oak Harbor, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Riverview Healthcare Campus, Oak Harbor. She was born on Jan. 19, 1922, in Findlay, the daughter of Orville and Lois (Baker) Thompson. Per the wishes of the family, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Interment will be held at a later date in Van Horn Cemetery, Vanlue. Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Oak Harbor has assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes. com.

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Claudia J Hand, 26, of Sandusky, is to be married to Bret W Haggy, 40, of Cleveland on Sept. 20, at Catawba Island Club in Port Clinton. Both are graduates of Bowling Green State University. Mr. Haggy is Vice President for Huntington Insurance and Ms. Hand is a Registered Representative for Western Southern Financial.

Dale Trent
March 13, 1933-Jan. 8, 2013 Dale Trent, 79, of Port Clinton, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Riverview Healthcare Campus, Oak Harbor, surrounded by his loving family. Dale was born on March 13, 1933. in Saylersville, KY, the son of John and Rora (Saylor) Trent. Funeral service and visitation will be private for family and extended family. Interment will be in LaCarpe Cemetery, Lacarne. Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.

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BY DONNA LUEKE The first thing you notice is the sunny nature of the place and of the staff. The next thing you notice is the great selection of toys and games. Through a childs eyes, the visitation rooms at Joyful Connections must be welcoming and inviting. For a child whose parents and families are going through troubled times, Joyful Connections must seem like a wonderful respite. The mission of Joyful Connections in Oak Harbor is to provide a healthy, safe, and home-like environment where children can interact with family members in a non-judgmental setting. Children of all ages, from newborn to age 17, are served. Joyful Connections was founded in October of 2008. Judge Bruce Winters perceived the need and the Leadership Ottawa County class developed the plan. Since that time, Joyful Connections staff have hosted 2300 visits, 4500 hours of family time. Currently the four part-time staff and nine volunteers supervise visits for children from non-custodial parents, grandparents and siblings from an area that extends beyond the boundaries of Ottawa County. There are always two staff present at each visitation. Sheila Powell, Fiscal Operations Director, says that referrals come from various courts, from Childrens Services, or even from self-referrals. Ric Powers, new Executive Director at Joyful Connections in Oak Harbor, describes the efforts of Joyful Connections to accommodate families: Anytime anyone wants a visit, we can schedule it. Powers, who resides in Oak Harbor, has over 20 years experience in the social service realm. He has been very impressed with the judges and magistrates in Ottawa County. The facility is set up to keep the visiting parties from meeting and interacting inappropriately. We offer no opinions, just record what is taking place, like if the family members are showing up on time, says Powers. There are no televisions or video games at Joyful Connections, to encourage family members to spend quality time interacting. It is interesting to watch a child show a parent how to play checkers, said Powers. Powell is grateful for the generosity of the community. Except for a copier and computer, everything at the facility has been donated. On Feb. 11 there is an Open House at Joyful Connections from 5-7 p.m., to welcome Powers and because we want everyone to know what we are doing. We always need volunteers and board members, says Powers. And, as every parent knows, there is always a need for new toys. Joyful Connections is at 8200 W. State Route 163, 419-621-3992 or 419-798-9600 ext. 0 Oak Harbor. Their website We put the TLC into your event! is www.joyfulconnections. com. For further informa Weddings tion or to volunteer or donate, call 567-262-3181. Rehersal Dinners

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Carey is a Social Studies Teacher at PCHS and is dedicated to his students in the classroom, even serving at an OGT Tutor. He loves the game of football , serving as the Head Football Coach from 1990 96. He continued to coach students as a Middle School Football Coach, Assistant Varsity Coach and Weight Room Supervisor. As the Athletic Director he has spent countless hours scheduling games and practice space, rescheduling games, coordinating that playing fields and transportation are ready for our student athletes to compete. In addition, he supervises coaches and works directly with the Port Clinton Athletic Boosters. Carey also coordinates the PCHS Athletic Hall of Fame selection and annual May induction. We appreciate all the time and effort Mr. Clum has dedicated to our students and student athletes and wish him all the best in his well deserved retirement.

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Athletic Director Carey Clum to retire from PCHS

At the Monday, Jan. 7, Board of Education meeting, the Port Clinton Board of Education approved the retirement of Mr. Carey Clum, Social Studies Teacher and long time Athletic Director at the conclusion of the 2012-13 school year. The Board resolution read as follows: Carey Clum started his career at Port Clinton City School District in 1990. Ever since he has been dedicated to Port Clinton High School Academics and Athletics. Mr. Pat Adkins, Superintendent of Schools, stated, Carey has served our student athletes for decades as a teacher, coach, and Athletic Director. He is in the office early in the morning and was in attendance at countless athletic events, taking time away from his wife and family. We appreciate all he has done and know he will enjoy spending more time with wife, Cathy, and sons Carey & Lee.


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Course Registration for PCHS

Registration for the 2013-14 school year for Port Clinton High School will soon begin. Several events will assist students and their parents/ guardians as they register for classes. The 2013-14 Course Registration Guides and Planners will be distributed to current high school students during class meetings on Wednesday, Jan. 23, with course registration beginning Jan.28 for PCHS students in grades 9-11. Several meetings have been planned to assist current grade 8 student and parents prepare for their freshman year of high school. On Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 6 the PCHS Performing Arts Center there will be a Grade 8 Parent Information Meeting. At that time, PCHS staff will discuss course selection for the Freshmen Year and explain the 4-year high school plan. Grade 8 students will receive their PCHS Course Registration Guide during an information meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 8 am in the PCHS Performing Arts Center. They will register for their Freshmen year courses on Tuesday, Feb.12, beginning at 8:15 a.m. at the Middle School. Registration forms should be signed and returned to the PCMS Guidance office by Friday, Feb.15. The 2013-14 PCHS Registration Guide can also be accessed at the school district website at in the near future. Parents may contact Rick Dominick, Grades 9 and 10 Guidance Counselor, at 734-2147.


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Port Clinton girls improve to 13-2

BY YANEEK SMITH With their 46-26 win over Lake, the Port Clinton girls improved to 13-2 on the season, marking one of the greatest starts in the program's history. After trailing, 19-16, at halftime, the Redskins took control by outscoring the Flyers, 17-5, in the third quarter before blowing the game open with a 13-2 advantage in the fourth quarter. Emily Ashley led all scorers with 16 points and Hannah Weaver contributed 12. Jordyn Taylor had 14 points to lead Lake. Port Clinton 62, Margaretta 40 The Redskins took control early as they cruised to a 62-40 victory over Margaretta in Sandusky Bay Conference action. Port Clinton led, 15-10, after the first quarter and pushed the lead to 35-19 at halftime. Emily Ashley led all scorers with 19 points and Tiffany Colston contributed 11. Bellevue 46, Port Clinton 37 Bellevue built an 11-6 lead after one quarter and controlled the game throughout, slowing building their lead thru four quarters. The Lady Red led, 22-15, at half-

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time before pushing the lead to 32-23 after three quarters. Bellevue's Carly Santoro finished with 17 points and Janelle Watson and Jake Turner finished with six points apiece. Tiffany Colton led all scorers with 19 points and Hope Thorbahn chipped in with 10. The 'Skins travel to Sandusky to face St. Mary CC on Saturday.

BY YANEEK SMITH The Port Clinton boys got their second win of the season, defeating Edison, 55-49, in SBC action. The 'Skins, who led 29-26 at halftime, pushed the lead to 45-35 after three quarters before the Chargers rallied to make a game of it. Nathan Stubblefield had 18 points and Brock Moore chipped in with 11. Edison's Luke Frankboner led all scorers with 25 points and Shane Crooks finished with nine.

Fremont Ross 68, Port Clinton 39 The Little Giants controlled this one throughout, taking a 20-4 lead after the first quarter and pushing the lead to 58-26 after three quarters. Alex Metcalf led all scorers with 16 points and Tyler Wolf had 13 to help pace Fremont Ross. The Redskins, meanwhile, got 11 points from Brock Moore, 10 from Nathan Stubblefield and nine from Carter Rumball. The 'Skins travel to Oak Harbor on Friday and host Margaretta on Saturday.

Danbury boys fall to Stritch, 51-29

BY YANEEK SMITH Despite holding guard Austin Adams to 14 points, the Danbury Lakers fell to Cardinal Stritch, 51-29. The Lakers fell behind 10-5 after one quarter and trailed 21-8 at halftime. With the Cardinals leading 35-22 after three, they put the game away with a 16-7 advantage in the final period. Stritch guard Joey Cousino led all scorers with 16 points and Adams finished with 14. The Lakers were led by freshman John Rhodes, who finished with eight points, and got seven from Zak Miller. This week, Danbury faces St. Mary CC, Emmanuel Christian and Gibsonburg. Maumee Valley CD 65, Danbury 30 With a 26-17 lead at halftime, Maumee Valley CD blew the game open by outscoring the Lakers, 26-4, in the third quarter to take control in their 65-30 victory over Danbury. The Hawks were led by Caleb Willhight, who finished with a game-high 14 points and David Brown and Solomon Collins scored 13 and 12 points, respectively. Dominic Manuella led the Lakers with 12 points and Dylan Buckley finished with eight. The Lakers return to action this week when the travel west to face Toledo Christian, the top team in the Toledo Area Athletic Conference.

Danbury girls lose first conference game

BY YANEEK SMITH After beginning the season 5-0 in the conference, the Danbury girls basketball team suffered their first loss in league play, falling to the Toledo Christian Eagles, 4833. The Eagles slowly built their lead as the game progressed, holding a 7-4 advantage after one quarter, a 24-9 lead at halftime and a 36-14 lead at the end of three. Darian Westmeyer led all scorers with 21 points and Lydia Yeager finished with eight. Alyssa Almendinger had six points to lead the Lakers and Erin Lavelle chipped in with five.

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INFO: Call Ida Rupp Public Library at 419-732-3212 for more information. Cancer Support WHAT: Monthly meeting including complimentary light lunch for anyone whose life has been touched by cancer. WHEN: 12:30 to 2 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month WHERE: Magruder Clinic INFO: RSVP to 419-7343131, 3370 Zumba WHAT: Zumba classes WHEN: 5:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays WHERE: Magruder Hospital Conference Center, Port Clinton INFO: call 419-732-4061 COST: $4 per class ACA WHAT: Twelve-step group for adult children of alcoholics WHEN: 7:15 p.m. WHERE: Artisans Co-op, 138 E. Market St., Sandusky INFO: Call Paul at 419-3416888 TOPS WHAT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Oak Harbor Library, 147 W. Main St. INFO: 419-276-0304 Strength Training WHAT: Strength training with Lisa Seckler WHEN: 5:30 p.m. WHERE: Conference Center, Magruder Hospital, Port Clinton INFO: call 419-734-3131 for further information COST: $4 per class

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Open Public Shooting WHAT: Shooters, including aspiring new shooters, are invited to take advantage of a new opportunity to do practice shooting on Tue and Thurs evenings at the Camp Perry Marksmanship Center air gun range. WHEN: 5:30-8 pm, Tuesday and Thursday evenings WHERE: Camp Perry Training Site, Port Clinton INFO: Contact 419.635.2141 ext. 1101 or publicshooting.htm COST: $5/adult, $2/junior

Lighthouse Historical Society WHAT: Monthly meeting WHEN: 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month WHERE: Otterbein North Shore Retirement Center, 9400 North Shore Blvd., Marblehead Strength Training WHAT: Strength training helps prevent age-related muscle loss, in addition to keeping bones and metabolism strong. WHEN: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m WHERE: Magruder Conference Center COST: $4 per session INFO: 419-732-4061 Art Class WHAT: An art class for teens through adults. WHEN: Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. WHERE: Danbury Senior Center, Marblehead COST:$10 per class INFO: Call Lori at 419-7980608. TOPS WHAT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly; all are welcome WHEN: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; weigh-in at 6 p.m. every Thursday WHERE: 320 E. Third St., Port Clinton Al-Anon/Alateen WHAT: Twelve-step group for those affected by anothers drinking WHEN: 8 p.m. every Thursday WHERE: Trinity United Meth. Church, 135 Adams St. Port Clinton TOPS WHAT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly; all are welcome WHEN: 11 a.m. WHERE: Peace Lutheran Church, 900 Jefferson St., Port Clinton INFO: 419-515-4900

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Pancake Breakfast WHAT: Pancakes, bacon and fresh cinnamon buns. All donations benefit the Ohio Special Olympics WHEN: 9 a.m. WHERE: Masonic Lodge, 118 Monroe Street, Port Clinton

Yoga WHAT: Certified yoga instructor Linda Green. WHEN: 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday WHERE: Magruder Hospital Conference Center COST: $8 per class with sign up for the whole month or $10 per class INFO: 419-635-2337 Strength Training WHAT: Strength training helps prevent age-related muscle loss, in addition to keeping bones and metabolism strong. WHEN: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m WHERE: Magruder Conference Center COST: $4 per session INFO: 419-732-4061 Sisters in Sobriety WHAT: Sisters in Sobriety, a womens AA meeting WHEN: Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Sutton Center, 1854 E. Perry, Port Clinton Zumba WHAT: Zumba WHEN: Tuesdays 6-7 WHERE: Danbury school, Marblehead COST: $8 per class INFO: Contact Mrs. Henninger Monday Thursday after 3:30 p.m. at 419-7985195 or email henningerra@ or visit

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Community Meal WHAT: Community meal is free and open to everyone. Handicapped accessible. Baked chicken, macaroni and cheese and broccoli are being served this month. WHEN: 5-6 p.m WHERE: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Port Clinton Family Advisory Council meeting WHAT: The Family Advisory Council of Ottawa County meeting. Brenda Smith, Director of RVI, will be the guest speaker. She will be discussing the new Strategic Plan at RVI. The public is welcome. WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Ottawa County Board of DD, 235 N Toussaint South Rd, Oak Harbor INFO: call to RSVP at 567262-3100 Celebration of author Mo Willems works WHAT: Celebrate author Mo Willems. For anyone ages 5-10 with a caregiver. WHEN: Begins at 4 p.m. with crafts, games, and activities. Reading of Mos books starts at 5 p.m. Drawing for free books is at 5:15. WHERE: Ida Rupp Public Library INFO: contact Ida Rupp Public Library at 419-732-3212

Unity Sunday potluck WHAT: Potluck for anyone interested in learning more about the churches of the Peninsula. WHEN: 5 p.m. WHERE: Chapel at the Lake, Bridge Road (269), Marblehead INFO: Call Rev. Chris Young at 419-734-1662 Gun Show Swap Meet WHAT: Hunting and fishing equipment, guns, sporting goods, lures, collectibles. Free gun appraisal by Bob Rogers, 2 per person. Buy, sell or trade. WHEN: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. WHERE: Oak Harbor Conservation Club Clubhouse, Oak Harbor COST: $3 admission, $5 lunch. Tables $20 for members, $25 for non-members. INFO: Call 419-797-2569 or 419-734-3751 Free Throw Contest WHAT: St. Joseph/Marblehead Knights of Columbus sponsored Danbury Free Throw Contest. Open to all boys and girls 10-14. WHEN: 4 p.m. WHERE: Danbury High School Gym

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Al-Anon/Alateen WHAT: Twelve-step group for those affected by anothers drinking WHEN: 7 p.m. every Friday

Tales for Toddlers WHAT: 30 minutes of stories, songs, and finger plays intended for children ages 2 and 3 with a caregiver. No registration required. WHEN: 10:30 a.m. and 6

Business tax seminar WHAT: Presented by John Krupp, CPA. WHEN: Registration is at 8:30 a.m. Workshop is from 9-10 a.m. WHERE: Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison Street, Port Clinton INFO: Call Port Clinton Area Chamber 419-734-5503. COST: Free to Chamber Members TOPS WHAT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly; all are welcome WHEN: 6 p.m. every Tuesday WHERE: Catawba Community Hall, 3307 NW Catawba Rd.

Jazz Night WHAT: Wine, pasta, and live Jazz music featuring The Bob Smik Trio and special guests. WHEN: Winter Wednesdays, 7-10 p.m. WHERE: Slaters Madison Street Pub, 111 Madison St., Port Clinton Babies and Books WHAT: 20-25 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays, and rhymes. Intended for children ages 6 months to 23 months with caregiver. WHEN: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., Jan. 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13 WHERE: Ida Rupp Public Library, Port Clinton

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Ontario fishing company fined $5,000 for illegally fishing in Ohio

Pisces Fisheries Inc. of Wheatley, Ontario, was fined $5,000 for fishing illegally in Ohio waters, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Pisces Fisheries was sentenced by the Ottawa County Municipal Court in Port Clinton on Dec. 21 by Magistrate Louis P. Wargo III. This was a great multi-agency response, said Gino Barna, ODNR Division of Wildlife law supervisor for the Lake Erie Law Enforcement Unit. Gill nets have not been a major issue on Lake Erie in recent years because of the cooperation with other agencies. Because of this support network, incidents like this do not go undetected, and Ohios resources are better protected. The charges were the result of the Adco II, a gill net tug owned by Pisces Fisheries, fishing with gill nets in Ohio waters on two separate occasions. On May 5, the ODNR Division of Wildlife, with the assistance of the U.S. Border Patrol, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Station Marblehead and ODNR Division of Watercraft, five nets belonging to the Adco II were found in Ohio waters north of North Bass Island. On May 9, five more nets set by the Adco II were found by the U.S. Border Patrol south of Middle Sister Island in Ohio waters. The USCG monitored the nets throughout the night and boarded the Adco II the following morning. Wildlife investigators from the Lake Erie Law Enforcement Unit investigated the incidents. Two charges were filed for possessing gill nets in Ohio, and two charges were filed for fishing with commercial nets in Ohio without a commercial license. The use of gill nets is not a legal method for taking fish in Ohio. Although commercial fishermen may use other types of nets, such as trap nets and seines, gill nets were outlawed in Ohio in 1983. Anyone who observes or suspects wildlife violations are occurring may report illegal activity by calling the Turn-In-A-Poacher (TIP) hotline toll free at 1-800-POACHER.



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Financial Focus

Help your children avoid student debt burden

Its not so easy being a college kid these days. The job market for recent graduates has been shaky while, at the same time, students are leaving school with more debt than ever before. If you have children who will someday be attending college, should you be worried? You might indeed have cause for concern. Americans now owe more on student loans than on credit cards, according to the Federal Bank of New York, the U.S. Department of Education and other sources. For the college class of 2011, the most recent year for which figures are available, the average student loan debt was about $26,500, according to the Institute for College Access and Successs Project on Student Debt. This type of debt load, coupled with the struggles to find a well-paying job commensurate with their education, is causing many recent graduates to get off on the wrong foot in terms of developing savings and investment strategies that could help them throughout their lives. residents in certain states. A 529 plan, while valuable, is not the only college savings vehicle available. You may also want to consider a Coverdell Education Savings Account, which, like a 529 plan, can generate tax-free earnings if the money is used for higher education expenses. However, a Coverdell accounts contribution limits are much lower than those of a 529 plan. You could also establish a custodial account, known as an UGMA or UTMA, which offers some tax benefits and no contribution limits. ing progress toward your retirement savings will require creative thinking and both you and your children may have to make some sacrifices along the way. But the ultimate goals a college degree that isnt one big IOU and a comfortable retirement are worth the effort. This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor.

Nonetheless, while these vehicles may help you save and invest for college, they may also divert resources that you might have used for other financial goals such as a comfortable retirement. Of course, its not an either-or situation theres nothing stopping you from contributing to a 529 plan, Coverdell account or custodial account along with your 401(k) and IRA. Clearly, though, it will take discipline and perseverance So, what can you do? on your part to save and invest for both your childrens edIf you want to help your kids pay for college, you may ucation and your own retirement. Like everyone else, you want to consider a 529 plan. When you invest in a 529 dont have unlimited resources. But you do have another plan, all withdrawals will be free from federal income ally time. The earlier you begin investing for educataxes, as long as the money is used for qualified college tion and retirement, the greater your chances of achieving expenses. (However, non-qualified withdrawals may be your goals in these areas. And by understanding how your subject to ordinary income tax plus a 10% penalty on the goals interact, you can work to make sure you dont inadearnings portion.) Contribution limits are high, and, con- vertently derail one 3:07 PMsaving for another. when WAY 130182 OpenHouseAd_M.pdf 1 1/11/13 tributions may be eligible for a tax deduction or credit for Avoiding the student loan debt trap while still mak-

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On New Years Eve at the Walleye Drop, to kick off the tax season, the Liberty Tax offices Miss Liberty handed out Miss Liberty crowns and participants could register for a free tax drawing. Winners were Stacy Coci, Toledo; Bev Zuchowski, Rossford; Matt Grotz, Port Clinton; Kevin Foust, Oak Harbor; Matt Renz, Port Clinton; Crystal Bollings, Cleveland; and Ryan Chambers, Port Clinton. Though e-filing does not begin until Jan. 30, the Port Clinton Liberty Tax office at 313 Harrison Street, 419732-1776, is now open.

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BUSINESS n CLASSIFIEDS Home Instead celebrates Real Estate Transfers

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Allen Township
1-10-13 Gary L. Gloer to Nicholas D. Perrone, 23850 West State Route 579, $165,000.

Home Instead Senior Care serving Erie, Huron and Ottawa Counties is celebrating seven years in business. Their company was founded in January 2006 as part of a franchise network that has become the largest of its kind in the world. Home Instead Senior Care is the worlds leading provider of non-medical home care and companionship services for seniors, with more than 875 independently owned and operated franchises in 15 countries and 16 markets, spanning four continents. Non-medical services include companionship, meal preparation, medication reminders, light housekeeping and escort for errands and shopping. The companys CAREGiversSM are screened, trained, bonded, insured and have successfully passed thorough criminal background checks. Ceinwen and Tom Price saw a need for this quality service after experiencing the stresses of caring for a parent with Alzheimers disease. It is our privilege to help families that are caring for their elders, Mrs. Price stated. Since beginning our services in 2006, Home Instead Senior Care has proudly assisted 475 seniors in the place they call home. National demographics help tell the story of the local offices growth. By 2030, nearly 20 percent of the population will be over 65, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. To meet this emerging need, more than 760,000 personal and home care aides in the United States currently care for other individuals, mostly older adults, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. This job category has increased from 701,218 jobs in 2004 to 767,260 in 2006, a 9.4 percent increase in just two years, according to the Labor Department. By 2016 this category is projected to grow more than 50 percent, the Labor Department reported. Home Instead Senior Cares more than 65,000 U.S. CAREGivers represent about 8.5 percent of the workforce in this U.S. job sector. Home Instead Senior Care has locally built a staff of 65 CAREGivers, and five office staff. We owe our success in large part to our dedicated staff, Price said. The strong company brand and reputation have helped establish Home Instead Senior Care locally, Price said. The first advantage Home Instead Senior Care gave us was the opportunity to own the business, which was tremendous. Second, the companys franchise formula provided us with a successful model, which served as a road map to help the business thrive. Home Instead Senior Care currently is involved in the Walk to End Alzheimers Committee, The American Cancer Society, Magruder Hospital Auxiliary Board and the Ottawa County Task Force on Aging, Firelands Positive People and Catholic Charities. . For more information contact Ceinwen Price at 419.734.5050. To learn more about Home Instead Senior Care, log on to

1-9-13 HRS Property Development LLC to Burroughs Framing Specialists Inc., 5460 SouthPortClintonEasternRoadUnitB1,$36,200. 1-9-13 HRS Property Development LLC to Steven and Rebecca Burroughs, 5460 South Port Clinton Eastern Road Unit B2, $16,900. 1-10-13 John F. and Kaylene M. Tesso to Dennis and Patricia Mauk, 2294 Meter Road, $63,500. 1-11-13 Norman Giccion to John and Jacqueline Marconi, 5871 Sweetbriar Lane, $168,500. 1-11-13 Norman Guccion to John and Jacqueline Marconi, 5871 Sweetbriar Lane, $500.00. 1-11-13 Robert Brown to Gregory and Kelly Darr, 379 North Florence Drive, $50,000.

Benton Township
1-10-13 Gerald Sondergeld to Joseph C. Dusseau II, vacant land North Stange Road, $8,250.

Carroll Township
1-7-13 Kimberly K. Baker to Bruce J. Golatka, 8891 Canada Goose Court, $45,000.

Catawba Township
1-7-13 Barry S. and Cindy L. Allen to Kristin R. Benroth and Michael V. Kasperczyk, 4504 East Laurel Ridge, $268,000. 1-8-13 Karen K. Van Niman to Sandra L. Kasten, 5568 East Farrow, $60,200

Marblehead Corp
1-11-13 Johnsons Island Investment Group to Catherine Spirnak, Lot No. 5 Baycliffs Drive, $145,000.

Clay Center Corp

1-11-13 Travis J. Thompson to Flagstar Bank, 110 2nd Street, $48,472.

Oak Harbor Corp

1-11-13 Jessica Bechtel to Mark and Catherine Perry, 194 Harvest Lane, $90,000.

Danbury Township
1-8-13 Larry and Carol Gibson to William Stephenson, 700 Poplar, $140,000. 1-9-13 Fred Rhoda to Kathleen Rhoda, 7477 East Harbor Road, $65,000. 1-9-13 H.R.S. Property Development LLC to Zeis Development LTD, 5460 South PortClintonEasternRoadUnitB3,$23,900.

Port Clinton City

1-10-13 Fannie Mae to Christine Funderwhite, 508 Harrison Street, $63,700.

Salem Township
1-10-13 William R. Tetzlaff to John H. Ries Jr. and Sherri Ries, 1340 South Four Mile House Road, $55,652.33.

SHERIFFS SALE OF REAL ESTATE (Delinquent Taxes) Case No. 12CV471 State of Ohio, Ottawa County Robert J. Hille, Treasurer of Ottawa County, Ohio Plaintiff vs Clint Wagner, et al Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale from Common Pleas Court in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction in the Room 100, first floor of the Ottawa County Court House in Port Clinton, Ohio, in the above named County on Friday, February 8, 2013 at10:30 AM the following described real estate: Situated in the State of Ohio, County of Ottawa, Harris Township. To see a full legal description, visit the Ottawa County Recorders Office, second floor of the Ottawa County Courthouse, 315 Madison St. Room 204, Port Clinton, OH 43452. Parcel number/s: 01701394-25013-002 Property Address: 14878 W. SR 163, Elmore, OH 43416 Notice is given that such taxes and special assessments, or installments of special assessments, and any other assessments, which are not legally due and payable according to law at the confirmation of sale, and all penalty and interest charges placed on the property from the time of confirmation of sale until payment in full and distribution is made shall remain a first and best lien on the parcels, and the purchasers shall take such


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premises subject to all such taxes, assessments, interest and penalty charges. Said premises cannot be sold for less than the total of said delinquent taxes, interest and accrued penalties and Court costs in the amount of $14,500.58 Bidding to start at 14,501.00 If said premises is not sold at the above time, it will be reoffered at public sale at the same time and at the same place on March 1, 2013 not less than (2) weeks, not more than six (6) weeks.TERMS OF SALE: A 10% deposit is required at time of sale, either in cash or certified check. Upon confirmation of sale from the Ottawa County Court of Common Pleas, payment of balance due 8 days after notification by the Sheriffs Office to the successful bidder that they have received confirmation of the sale. Payment of unpaid balance beyond said 8 day period shall draw interest at 8% per annum from the date of notification to the successful bidder by the Sheriffs Department.Stephen J. Levorchick, Sheriff Ottawa County, Ohio by Gale L. Zelms, Deputy SheriffDavid Boldt, Prosecutors Office, Ottawa County 315 Madison Street Rm.205 Port Clinton, OH 43452. 419-734-6845 Publish dates: 1-18-13,1-25-13,2-1-13 Invitation to Bid NOTICE IS HEREBY given that the Ottawa County Commissioners, on behalf of the Ottawa County Department of Job and Family Services, is opening an lnvitation to Bid on provision of

Transportation Services, beginning July 1,2013. Bids are due March 1,2013, at 10:00 a.m., to the Ottawa County Department of Job and Family Services, 8043 W. State Route 163, Suite 200, Oak Harbor, OH 43449. Bids will be evaluated based on criteria included in Invitation to Bid, which may be obtained by contacting Stephanie Kowal, Ottawa CountyDepartment ofJob and Family Services, 419-898-3688, ext.249. In accordance with Ohio Revised Code Section 307.87 this shall serve as notification that this notice is available on Ottawa Countys internet web site on the world wideweb by logging onto wwu. and going to the legal notices/bids link - click on main page and you will be able to view the notice in PDF format. Bids will be delivered to the Ottawa County Department of Job and Family Services, at 8043 West State Route 163, Suite 200, Oak Harbor, Ohio 43449, until 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 1, 2013. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 10:05 a.m., same date, in the Directors Conference Room, at the same address. Consideration of award will be based on the lowest cost and best service. All costs directly or indirectly related to this request will be the sole responsibility of the applicant. This request does not constitute an offer. Acceptance of pricing does not commit Ottawa County Department of Job and Family Services to make purchase. The Board reserves the right to

amend Bid specifications up to three business days prior to the scheduled Bid opening, reject any or all bids, and waive any irregularities and to award the purchase to the vendor or vendors with the lowest cost and best bids to meet agency needs. By order of: OTTAWA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS The Portage Township, Ottawa County, Annual Financial Report for 2012 is complete and available for view at the office of the Trustees 2501 State Road, Port Clinton, by calling (419) 732-3543 for an appointment. Judy Johannsen Township fiscal Officer Probate Court Of Ottawa County, Ohio Kathleen Giesler, Judge. In RE: Change Of Name Of Valerie Ann Peterson (Present Name) to (Name Requested) Valerie Ann Coe. Case No. 20137000, Filed Jane 9, 2013. Notice Of Hearing On Name Change (R.C 2717.01) Applicant hereby gives notice to all interested persons (Necessary person whose address is unknown) that the applicant has filed an Application for a Change of Name in the probate Court of Ottawa County, Ohio, requesting the name of Valerie Ann Peterson To Valarie Ann Coe. The hearing on the application will be held on the 28th day of February, 2013, at 2:30 oclock PM. in the Probate Court Of Ottawa, County, located at 315 Madison St., Port Clinton, Oh 43452
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Position: Fiscal Officer Part-time: 20 hours per week Library/ Organization: Ida Rupp Public Library City: Port Clinton, Ohio Salary: Negotiable Requirements: Working closely with the Library Director and under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees, the Fiscal Officer plans, organizes, and administers the daily financial activities of library operations and follows legal and procedural regulations as defined under the Ohio Revised Code for receiving, investing and appropriating library funds. Candidate must possess bachelors degree in business or public administration, accounting or a related field and experience in public finance administration, particularly library fund accounting. Must be proficient with computer accounting software including Quickbooks Enterprise Solutions Nonprofit Edition 13.0. Successful completion of criminal background check, credit check, and proof of auto liability insurance required. Must meet bonding requirements. Send cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation to: Board of Trustees Ida Rupp Public Library 310 Madison Street Port Clinton, OH 43452 Phone: 419-732-3221 Fax: 419734-9867 Email: idaruppboard@ Deadline for Applications: February 14, 2013 Regional & OTR positions, competitive pay, medical benefits for you and your family, paid training on product handling, paid uniforms, paid vacations, 401K & MORE! Requirements: 2 years Tractor-Trailer experience, Tank & Hazmat endorsements (or ability to obtain) & Safe Driving Record. APPLY NOW at Or call Recruiting at (800) 871-4581 Drivers: Home Weekends. Pay up to .40 cpm. Chromed out trucks w/APUs. 70% Drop & Hook. CDL-A, 6mos Exp. 877-7043773 or apply @ Smithdrivers. com Drivers: Home Weekends Competitive Wages! Paid Vacations, Personal Days. Health, Dental, 401K. No Touch Freight. Dedicated. 24hr Dispatch.CDL-A. 866-964-0221 Attention: Seeking General Housekeeping. Willing to do interior painting. Please contact Linda 419-656-4546 SALES REPS NEEDED. Opportunity to move into management. Result based commission. Low investment. We train. Agricultural, Vehicle & Construction. 610-593-5948, ext. 4 EXPERIENCED OTR DRIVERS VAN DIVISION: Runs 48 states, heavy from WI to PhiladelphiaBaltimore-MD area. Flex home time. 99% No-Touch. Top Pay! Vacation/ 401K/ Vision/ Dental/ Disability/ Health. Require Class A CDL, 2 yrs OTR exp. good MVR, references. Call Ruth/Mike TTI, Inc. 1-800-558-2664 www. Need 18-24 fun, energetic people to travel with young successful business group. Paid travel expenses. No experience necessary. 1-877-646-5050

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941 Marilyn Street, Nice 2 bedroom, washer/dryer, stove, refrigerator. Nice kitchen. Garbage included. No Pets. $410.00 a month plus deposit. 419-366-0373 Newly remodeled 2 bedroom house, Port Clinton area. $550 per month, additional $10 a month for pet. 740-361-2425. Leave message. 3 Bedroom Ranch, new carpet, close to beach and park, Port Clinton. $600.00 plus security and utilities. Non-Smoking. Call 419-734-2707 Short Term Rental 123 Hayes. Fully furnished, all utilities paid, cable, game room, sleeps 8. $900.00 a month, open till June 1st. Call 419-262-0936 ask for John




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Commercial Building for rent 2700sq. foot. Body shop, detail shop, storage, business and hobbyist. In Port Clinton, Very Nice Shape $400.00 a month 421 West 2nd Street. Call 419734-7355 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT, Downtown, upstairs, ALL utilities included (not cable). $499.00 a month, plus deposit. NO PETS 419-341-7029 109-C Center Street, Marblehead. 2 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath, Garage, deck. $695 month including appliances. Call 614-402-1336 for appointment. Harbor Side 1 Bedroom Condo w/30ft boat dock for rent by the month/year. Utilities paid, fully furnished. $800.00 a month call 419-212-1162 Furnished 1 Bedroom 1 Bath. Marblehead. Washer & Dryer. Will allow 1 dog. Water View, Boat dock. $725.00 plus utilities. 423-223-5865 Upstairs office space all utilities included. As low as $150.00 a month. 1 Grande Lake Dr. call 419-734-7355 ask for John or Kathy

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