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May 2022 Gazette: Memorial to Implement Light Management Plan

May 2022 Gazette: Memorial to Implement Light Management Plan 24 May, 22

Memorial to Implement Light Management Plan Beginning May 1st, 2022, Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial will implement a plan to reduce its impact to migratory birds while maintaining the cultural significance of the Monument through its associated nighttime illumination, a fundamental design feature of the site. “It is important to recognize the competing resource values and preserve the cultural significance of the monument while reducing the risk it poses to birds,” states Park Superintendent Barbara Rowles. Thanks in part... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Diary April 2022
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Put-in-Bay Island Diary April 2022 17 May, 22

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Island Diary. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today! Island Diary April 2022 Fri., Apr. 1st – Today is officially Rodney Karr’s last day at Perry’s Monument. He is “graduating” (retiring) after 22 years and 2 months with the National Park Service here. He is leaving behind some big shoes to fill and will be missed dearly. At the PIBYC dockage opens for requests.... more information
May 2022 Gazette Front Page: Village Looks To Raise Revenue

May 2022 Gazette Front Page: Village Looks To Raise Revenue 10 May, 22

Village Looks To Raise Revenue The Put-in-Bay Village Council is always looking for ways to increase revenue for the ever-increasing costs of running one of the two island communities’ governments. There are costs for operating the police department and the water and sewage plants, keeping the roads in repair, maintaining its parks and buildings, operating the public docks, plus keeping up with yearly wage increases for multiple permanent and seasonal employees. Put-in-Bay is unique because the demands of hundreds of... more information
March 2022 Gazette Front Page: Ice Fishing Leads to…What!?

March 2022 Gazette Front Page: Ice Fishing Leads to…What!? 15 Mar, 22

Ice Fishing Leads to…What!? The ice fishing community in the Lake Erie Islands had a field day on social media after Craig Schubert, the mayor of Hudson, Ohio, suggested the ice fishing leads to prostitution. There was a debate at the Hudson council meeting on Tuesday, February 8th, about whether or not to allow ice fishing on the lakes in Hudson Springs Park. During the discussion, Mayor Schubert, talking about the slippery slope of allowing ice fishing (bucket fishing), said,... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Diary January 2022
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Put-in-Bay Island Diary January 2022 02 Feb, 22

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Island Diary. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   Island Diary January 2022 Sat., Jan 1st – The temperature is in the 30s, but doesn’t drop to the freezing point all day. There’s a brunch at Ryan and Jenni Stoiber’s home. Miller Boat Line runs one trip off the island at noon and then heads to the Bay where fireworks welcome the last... more information
February 2022 Front Page News – Fish On!

February 2022 Front Page News – Fish On! 02 Feb, 22

  FISH ON! January has been a great month for walleye fishing on the islands. After a few years of subpar ice, the Ice Gods finally rewarded us with the perfect conditions for fishing. As of this publication print, there are over 100 shanties set up off South Bass ramps, with another dozen or so off of Middle Bass ramps. The pictures you see on this page are a lot of happy fishermen/fisherwomen with their prize catches! Help for a... more information
January 2022 Front Page News – Teams Split In Great Lakes Island Basketball Tournament

January 2022 Front Page News – Teams Split In Great Lakes Island Basketball Tournament 20 Jan, 22

Teams split in Great Lakes Island Basketball Tournament Even though two teams, Mackinac Island and Washington Island, had to back out of the Great Lakes Island Basketball Tournament held on Friday, December 3rd, and Saturday, December 4th, the two teams that did play, the Beaver Island Islanders and the Put-in-Bay Panthers, excited fans with some entertaining competition. On Friday night, the Panther girls took an early lead against their Islander counterparts and never relented until the buzzer sounded with a... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Diary: December 2021
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Put-in-Bay Island Diary: December 2021 20 Jan, 22

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Island Diary. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today! Island Diary December 2021 Wed., Dec. 1st – Looking around the harbor there are still a dozen small boats at the docks that have not been pulled for the winter yet. Tim and Jeanette Luecke are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Thu., Dec. 2nd – The high schools on Mackinac Island and Washington Island cancel... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Diary: November 2021

Put-in-Bay Island Diary: November 2021 15 Dec, 21

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Island Diary. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   Island Diary November 2021 Mon., Nov. 1st – The Put-in-Bay Ferry Schedule changes to the four trips in the morning and four in the afternoon. Funeral services are held for Justine Bianchi. The Island General Store announces it will be closed from Christmas until the ferries run in the spring. Tue., Nov. 2nd –... more information