Put-in-Bay Island News

Visitputinbay.org is pleased to bring you the most current Put-in-Bay Island News as well as an archive of memorable news stories over the last 20 years. These records were compiled from the Put-in-Bay Island News source the Gazette. You will find the news stories broken down into categories of particular interest for easy reading and can be sorted by date. More news stories are being added on a daily basis in this massive archive project. These stories often document significant events in Put-in-Bay History and the Lake Erie Islands area.

Put-in-Bay News April 2018

By | 2018-05-09T14:32:15+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , |

Put-in-Bay News April 2018 News April 2018 starts with the Earth Day 2018 celebration. On Sunday, April 22, the Lake Erie Islands Conservancy will hold an Earth Day walk at the Scheeff East Point Preserve. Meet in the parking lot at 10 a.m. to learn about spring arrivals of our summer resident purple martins and tree [...]

Put-in-Bay Bones

By | 2018-05-08T20:27:20+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|

Put-in-Bay Bones: A Follow Up On September 1st, 2017, while digging garage footers on a property off Conlon Road (south shore, South Bass Island) the bucket on his excavator exhumed human bones. Suddenly, this was not an ordinary day for Travis Kowalski at the controls of Fox Stone’s excavator. Travis had run power construction equipment for [...]

Winds And High Water Level Divides Put-in-Bay Island

By | 2018-04-15T18:48:32+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Winds and High Water separate Eastpoint from downtown Put-in-Bay. Note the red top of a fire hydrant in Photo. The winds and high water have surged to one of it's highest levels in recorded history and effectively dividing Put-in-Bay into two islands. After a widespread April Fools Joke the Put-in-Bay Tunnel went viral, Put-in-Bay Residents [...]

March 2018 Put-in-Bay News

By | 2018-05-12T14:16:39+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , |

Put-in-Bay News for March 2018 Get ready to put your ATV away this summer! Put-in-Bay Island ATV owners will no longer be able to operate their vehicles on the island once a new ordinance is passed this spring. The new law will allow ATVs to be operated only from November 1st through April 30th. It also applies [...]

Put-in-Bay News Stories February 2018

By | 2018-05-18T23:59:17+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , |

It may be Winter but there are plenty of Put-in-Bay News Stories to report this month! Join the Lake Erie Islands Conservancy at the Put-in-Bay Town Hall at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6th, for a program on Who’s at Your Feeder? We will take a look at how to identify common birds that visit or stay on [...]

Funny Moped Crash

By | 2018-02-17T01:37:23+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , |

Always Say YES To The Moped Training! Put-in-Bay Mopeds are one of the best ways to tour the island and "PROPERLY DRIVEN" they can be loads of fun. Recently a group of hearty young souls decided they wanted to become part of the Put-in-Bay moped "Biker Gang" and were insistent that they wanted no part whatsoever [...]

Put-in-Bay Ohio News January 2018

By | 2018-05-13T23:20:00+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , |

Put-in-Bay Ohio News January 2018 As we start the New Year, there are a few things of interest we want to report about. It will be nice to have the  Perry Peace Memorial Monument open to visitors this coming season. It won’t be until the renovation of the lower plaza will close the Monument again, so [...]

Get The Best Put-in-Bay Hotels & Resort Rates

By | 2018-01-09T19:28:16+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , , |

One of the questions we receive the most at the Put In Bay Ohio website is how to find the best Put-in-Bay Hotels and Resort Rates. Understandably confusing, when we see the many advertisements on TV from Expedia, Travelocity, Booking.com and others claiming they have the lowest rates. We asked Put-in-Bay Hotels and Resort Reservation Manager [...]

Put-in-Bay Gazette Newspaper Archives

By | 2018-01-27T15:58:06+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , |

The Put-in-Bay Gazette Newspaper in conjunction with Visit Put-in-Bay Ohio is now offering readers the ability to read select past articles and news stories from years past about various Put-in-Bay topics. Currently over 300 news articles  have been indexed and more are added daily. The Put-in-Bay Gazette Newspaper has been bringing island residents and visitors Lake Erie [...]

Coast Guard aids Put-in-Bay Boat Grounding

By | 2018-05-12T21:52:37+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , |

Coast Guard involved in Put-in-Bay Boat Accident- In last month’s Gazette, you may have read the article about the boat that ran aground on Buckeye Reef between Ballast Island and Buckeye Point. Sadly, groundings are not uncommon on our part of the lake, but each one was probably avoidable. I don’t like to criticize someone’s misfortune, [...]

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