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January 2021 Front Page News – Burn the Germ!

January 2021 Front Page News – Burn the Germ! 04 Jan, 21

To subscribe to the Put-in-Bay Gazette please visit their website by clicking here. Burn the Germ! The future is looking bright as we enter the New Year. Now that there are vaccines that combat Covid-19, there is hope that Put-in-Bay may be able to return to business as usual. We may still be wearing masks and social distancing as the projected herd immunity takes hold, but islanders, seasonal workers, visitors who are protected will certainly feel better about working at... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Diary: November 2020

Put-in-Bay Island Diary: November 2020 15 Dec, 20

Sun., Nov. 1st – There’s a small craft advisory in effect through Monday morning with southwest winds 20 to 30 knots and gusts to 40 knots. That translates to waves 5 to 8 feet. There’s a gale watch for northwest winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts up to 40 knots with wave heights of 7 to 10 feet. The last ferry for the day leaves the island at 2 p.m. Bob Bahney reports a 57 mph gust of wind... more information
December Front Page News – 40 Years of Island News!

December Front Page News – 40 Years of Island News! 01 Dec, 20

To subscribe to the Put-in-Bay Gazette please visit their website by clicking here. The Gazette Celebrates 40 Years of Island News! Forty years ago this month, the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s inaugural issue appeared on the counter at the grocery store in the old Colonial building downtown Put-in-Bay. The Gazette started with a two-page issue printed on typing paper in an age when there were no computers. In forty years there have been lots of changes. At one time we printed issues... more information
40 Years Ago – 1980

40 Years Ago – 1980 20 Nov, 20

With this December issue we celebrate 40 years of publishing the Put-in-Bay Gazette. If we go back to 1980, the island was a different world than 2020. Let’s take a look at what you would have found if you could turn back the clock. According to the 1980 Census, the Village of Put-in-Bay had a population of 146 and the Township 410. There were 68 year-round homes in the Village and 139 in the Township. Seasonal homes were 102 in... more information
November Front Page News – The Long Winter Ahead

November Front Page News – The Long Winter Ahead 02 Nov, 20

To subscribe to the Put-in-Bay Gazette please visit their website by clicking here. The Long Winter Ahead By Jeff Koehler The 2020 season is officially over and there’s a long winter ahead for the business people and residents of the island thanks to Covid-19. Usually when the season ends, the post-season, holiday get-togethers begin, but as of now the Heineman Winery Closedown Party, the Harvest Dinner at Tipper’s, the Veterans Dinner at the Senior Center, and the Feather Party events... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Diary: October 2020

Put-in-Bay Island Diary: October 2020 15 Oct, 20

  Thu., Oct. 1st – The Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce Paddle Auction kicks off in the afternoon, raising almost $3,000 in the first hour. There’s a “Bourbon Tasting” at the Reel Bar. Fri., Oct. 2nd – The Tour Train runs its last weekday tours for the season. There’s a wine tasting event for the members of the Put-in-Bay Yacht Club who enjoy six local Island wines and food pairings made by Chef Dave McNew. Over on Kelleys Island the water... more information
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