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For the record: Hubcab and mower stolen from yard
Wednesday THEFT * 12:42 a.m., a caller reported that his brother sole various items from his house overnight, 6800 block of West Harbor Road, Erie Township.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Bomb threat still being investigated
Authorities are still investigating bomb threats that occurred at the end of the classes Monday at two Oak Harbor schools.
Man denies robbery, bomb threat charges
A local man on Wednesday denied charges of robbing a smoke shop and making a bomb threat against Port Clinton High School on April 1. Alex Fletcher, 24, Portage Township, pleaded not guilty in Ottawa County Common Pleas Court to one felony count each of inducing panic, disrupting public services and aggravated robbery.
Genoa hires Toledo police captain as new chief
Toledo Police Capt. Brad Weis was recently hired as the new Genoa police chief. He will begin his duties in mid-to-late May. Police consultant Mark Putnam was hired by the village to oversee the police chief search.
Serving Our Seniors has found fewer retirees are volunteering. While I understand many older Americans volunteer their time to take care of grandchildren, and a trip to any store is evidence many are still in need of paid employment, this doesn't negate the need for senior citizens to do their part to make their community a more compassionate place ... (more)
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Biggest Week in American Birding starts May 6
In less than two weeks, a massive influx of colorful and distinctive birds will fly through Northwest Ohio, stopping along the way in Lake Erie marshes on their northern migration.
Veteran of the Year 2013 presentation
A presentation is scheduled for 7 p.m. April 30 at the Oak Harbor VFW 8732, 251 W. Main St. The event is open to the public.
Club News: Master Gardeners, Old Fort Flames Auxiliary
Vice President Jill Groves presided, with 25 members present. Minutes and treasurer's report were read and approved.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Danbury dog show to benefit Humane Society
All dog owners are invited to the first-ever dog show May 18 at the Danbury Township Bark until Dark Off-Leash Dog Park, 310 Bridge Road .
Household hazardous waste to be collected
The Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste District is sponsoring a household hazardous waste collection from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
For the record: Man charged with drunken driving after crash
CHARGED * A 33-year-old Oak Harbor man was arrested by Oak Harbor police and charged with domestic violence.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Students win OSS contest
Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca County fifth-grade students recently participated in the OSS Solid Waste District's Billboard Contest.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Family, friends keep searching
While government search crews have suspended their efforts to find two boat-crash victims still missing in Lake Erie, family and friends continued to search the waters late into Friday.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
For the record: Deputies say woman hid to avoid arrest
Deputies went to the home to arrest her on warrants from Ottawa County Municipal Court.
Crews continue search for 2 missing boaters
Crews continue today to look for two men who were part of a fishing trip on Lake Erie in western Ottawa County that ended in tragedy when the 21-foot fishing boat was found submerged off Locust Point.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Man charged with bomb threat, smoke shop robbery
The man charged with robbing a smoke shop April 1 was indicted Thursday on charges of making a bomb threat to Port Clinton High School as a diversion for the robbery.
Man charged with collecting dead wife's disability checks
A city man was charged Thursday with cashing his wife's disability checks for more than three years after she died.
School defends spelling bee title
Ottawa County Christian Academy's elementary students won five of six individual awards, as well as the overall school championship trophy, at the 2014 Christian Academies of Northwest Ohio Spelling Bee and Speech Competition at Temple Christian Academy.
2 bodies recovered in search for missing boaters
Officials confirm that two bodies, both wearing life jackets, have been recovered in the continued search for several missing boaters in Lake Erie.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Toledo police captain retires
If there's one thing that Capt. Brad Weis has learned in 37 years on the Toledo Police Department, it's "never say never."