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October Front Page News – Supreme Court Sides with Village on Golf Cart Tax

October Front Page News – Supreme Court Sides with Village on Golf Cart Tax 02 Oct, 20

To subscribe to the Put-in-Bay Gazette please visit their website by clicking here. In the News… Supreme Court Sides with Village on Golf Cart Tax Ohio’s Supreme Court ruled in September that the Village of Put-in-Bay’s tax on rental vehicles doesn’t violate the state’s constitution. The decision was unanimous. The Village has an ordinance that requires those renting out vehicles to visitors to pay a fee. The fee varies per type of vehicle, but for golf carts it is $50... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Diary: August 2020

Put-in-Bay Island Diary: August 2020 31 Aug, 20

(L-R) Margie Warnicke, Guidance; Loren Dages, 2nd grade; Vicki VanNess, Curriculum; Patrick Green, Custodian/Maintenance; Jackie Kowalski, Pre-K; Missi Kowalski, Science; Craig Schuffenecker, Social Studies at the school preparation meeting on August 25th. Sat., Aug. 1st – There’s a wedding reception in a big tent on the shoreline where a rookie NFL player drove his orange Camaro off the seawall into the lake on June 30th. If the reception had taken place on that date, he would have driven right through... more information
September Front Page News – Put-in-Bay’s Hidden Gem

September Front Page News – Put-in-Bay’s Hidden Gem 31 Aug, 20

To subscribe to the Put-in-Bay Gazette please visit their website by clicking here. Both islanders and visitors have enjoyed the Bathing Beach at the end of Delaware Ave. for many years. There is now more concern about the beach’s future with the proposed seawall changes. – Photo by Barry Koehler Bathing Beach a Concern with Wall Reconstruction Restoration plans for the Monument seawall solicited concern from citizens when it comes to the Bathing Beach at the east end of Delaware... more information
Season 2020! What a Ride!

Season 2020! What a Ride! 21 Aug, 20

The following piece is published in the August Put-in-Bay Gazette. The Gazette has been producing incredible independent Put-in-Bay island news for over 40 years. If you have any interest at all in what is happening on South Bass Island, we urge you strongly to subscribe to the Put-in-Bay Gazette. One-year online subscriptions are only $15, and print subscriptions are available as well. To subscribe please click here. Every April, the Put-in-Bay Gazette publishes its April Fools edition. Over the years,... more information
August Front Page News – Put-in-Bay’s Filled with Outdoor Activities!

August Front Page News – Put-in-Bay’s Filled with Outdoor Activities! 21 Aug, 20

To subscribe to the Put-in-Bay Gazette please visit their website by clicking here. Pictured above are a few of our favorite outdoor activity spots on the island. The top left and right are two gems located at the South Bass Island State Park, the rock beach with kayaks, jet skis and boat launch and the children’s playground. Bottom left is a view of the grounds at Perry’s Monument. Bottom right is a view of DeRivera Park, which features two playgrounds,... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Diary: July 2020

Put-in-Bay Island Diary: July 2020 30 Jul, 20

Matt Keech, owner of Cameo Pizza in Sandusky, and his partner Stuart Wells, from Parallax Lighting, have been on the island in July helping business sanitize their heavy traffic areas. This Ultraviolet-C disinfection is the same technology used in hospitals. It uses a high powered UV-C unit that kills 99.99+% of germs in under 15 minutes. Pictured above are some businesses being disinfected before July 4th weekend. The Boardwalk Upper Deck, Reel Bar, Round House, Mr. Ed’s and Cameo Pizza... more information
July Front Page News – Put-in-Bay Mourns the Loss of a Legend!

July Front Page News – Put-in-Bay Mourns the Loss of a Legend! 30 Jun, 20

To subscribe to the Put-in-Bay Gazette please visit their website by clicking here. Above is an example of the new kind of branding images you’ll see for Put-in-Bay in the coming months. The Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce, soon to be re-known as the Official Tourism Bureau, held it’s digital day on June 4th and presented to the crowd the new logo you see at the top of the image, as well as the new slogan “An Every Day Island Getaway.”... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Diary: June 2020

Put-in-Bay Island Diary: June 2020 30 Jun, 20

The Put-in-Bay High School Class of 2020 was very fortunate to be able to have their graduation ceremony on the steps of Perry’s Monument on June 18th. After the ceremony they were treated to a ride around the island in the Zimmerman’s old firetruck. Left to right are Alexandra Knauer, Morgan Stacy, Joe Byrnes, Cecilia Glauser, Carin Kirsch and Hannah Lentz. -Photo courtesy of Susan Byrnes Mon., Jun. 1st – There’s a boat and diver working along the north seawall... more information
June Front Page News – Put-in-Bay Graduates 6!

June Front Page News – Put-in-Bay Graduates 6! 01 Jun, 20

The Put-in-Bay High School Class of 2020 were treated to a celebratory joyride around the island in these classic 1970s Cadillacs on May 29th. Left to right are Cecilia Glauser, Hannah Lentz, Morgan Stacy, Carin Kirsch, Alexandra Knauer and Joseph Byrnes. Since the students normal graduation ceremony wasn’t able to take place due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Put-in-Bay School leaders and community members arranged a graduation parade for the students in DeRivera Park. Students lined up with their families and... more information