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Season 2020! What a Ride!

Season 2020! What a Ride! 04 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! 30 Jul, 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
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
Put-in-Bay Island Diary: May 2020

Put-in-Bay Island Diary: May 2020 01 Jun, 20

Photo: Employees at Mr. Ed’s and Cameo Pizza via Brian Cultice // Put-in-Bay Gazette Fri., May 1st – The Put-in-Bay Gazette April issue is printed in the morning. You’ll notice a new outdoor newspaper rack outside the Island General Store since customers can no longer enter the store. Ted McCann (PIBHS Class of 1981) and his wife Betsy enjoy an island walk after dinner time. Just before 9 p.m. the harbor is lit with a fireworks display. A baby owl... more information
About the Put-in-Bay Gazette

About the Put-in-Bay Gazette 29 May, 20

The Put-in-Bay Gazette is the only current local newspaper for Put-in-Bay, Ohio, and also the Bass Islands in Lake Erie. You will find information about many of the Bass Islands and their happenings. Look for the Gazette in newspaper stands around the Bass Islands, and on the mainland in Catawba, Port Clinton and Marblehead. About Us – Our Story Since 1980, the Put-in-Bay Gazette Newspaper has been bringing South Bass Island residents their local news and visitors enjoy reading the... more information
Put-in-Bay Gazette Advertising Rates

Put-in-Bay Gazette Advertising Rates 29 May, 20

There have been many island papers over the years. But currently, the Put-in-Bay Gazette is the only local newspaper for Put-in-Bay, Ohio, and the Bass Islands in Lake Erie. You can find news stands in Catawba, Marblehead, Port Clinton, and various places in the Bass Islands. Advertising rates cover all locations. The Gazette viewership is spread throughout the entire Lake Erie region and beyond but our advertising rates still remain low. In fact, over recent years, there are now subscribers... more information
Put-in-Bay and Covid-19

Put-in-Bay and Covid-19 20 May, 20

Brought to you by the editors of The Put-in-Bay Gazette. Monthly subscriptions to the Gazette can be purchased online at putinbay.news. Only $15 for online subscriptions and $25 for print subscriptions. Put-in-Bay and Covid-19 The Lake Erie Islands may be offshore from mainland Ohio and the rest of the country, but, nonetheless, our small island community is feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic even with no reported cases so far. So far, the islands have been a safe haven... more information