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.

News February 2019

By |2019-05-19T20:03:07+00:00May 19th, 2019|Categories: Put-in-Bay Church, Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , |

Put-in-Bay News February 2019 Jer-Bear & Kurt Ice Fishing Tournament date changed to mid-Feb. News February 2019 is great news for those who love to fish for walleye, you’ll want to know the date for the Jer-Bear & Kurt Ice Fishing Tournament has been changed to the third weekend in February. On Friday evening, the 15th, [...]

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

By |2019-04-12T02:09:24+00:00April 11th, 2019|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 Submarine went viral, Put-in-Bay Residents [...]

Put-in-Bay Submarine Service

By |2019-03-30T18:46:25+00:00March 30th, 2019|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , |

Jet Express Officials Announce New Submarine Service to Put-in-Bay Put-in-Bay Jet express officials announced late Friday that approval has been granted and testing completed to begin offering submarine service to Put-in-Bay along with underwater Lake Erie Shipwreck tours. The joint venture with Atlantis Submarines International, Inc., the company responsible for taking more than 11 million passengers [...]

Miller Ferry Service

By |2019-03-17T14:04:52+00:00March 17th, 2019|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , |

Miller Ferry Service To Start 2019 Season Miller Ferry Service will resume to Put-in-Bay for the 2019 Season on March 19th according to ferry boat officials. Running on a limited schedule, the boat line is expected to begin bringing visitors & supplies to the island for the upcoming season. The Miller Ferry departs from Catawba Island [...]

Put-in-Bay Mayor Pleads Guilty

By |2019-05-29T15:03:55+00:00March 9th, 2019|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , |

Mayor Pleads Guilty At Put-in-Bay Put-in-Bay Mayor Pleads Guilty and resigns on February 13th, about four months after being indicted by the State of Ohio for two felonies and four misdemeanors involving ethics violations and conflicts of interest. The State charged McCann with securing a waterline project for a business associate which the Put-in-Bay Village Council [...]

2019 Predictions

By |2019-03-08T18:23:54+00:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , , |

2019 Predictions for the New Year at Put-in-Bay It’s that time of year when everyone makes resolutions for the coming new years. We’re not going to make any resolutions; we’re going to make New Year’s predictions instead. So, here is a list of some of our predictions for 2019. A Busy Tourist Season The first prediction [...]

News November 2018

By |2019-03-05T23:27:38+00:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , |

Put-in-Bay News November 2018 Village Council News Put-in-Bay Village Council dealt with several issues in recent weeks and in the November 2018 meeting. One of the first decisions was to make Anne Auger the acting Village Administrator since Glenn Basting was off on medical leave. Shortly afterward, the Village Council voted to remove Basting from the [...]

Cell And Internet Service

By |2019-02-28T16:31:44+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , |

Put-in-Bay To Upgrade Cellular And Internet Service Technology is great! There are more people than ever using the Internet and cell phones, and that includes those of us on the island. Among those at the Put-in-Bay meeting to help with islander Internet needs were Tom LaPlante and Bruce Sundman from Megabits, LLC, who gave a presentation [...]

Put-in-Bay Mayor Charged

By |2019-03-17T19:32:36+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , |

Updated January 2, 2019 Plea deal for McCann??? Sources close to Mayor McCann report there is a plea deal between the Put-in-Bay Mayor Mack McCann and the Attorney General’s office over the felony charges the mayor was facing. The last-minute deal came just before the Christmas holiday. The exact details of the plea were not forthcoming, [...]

October News 2018

By |2019-02-22T18:50:42+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Put-in-Bay October News 2018 Water Snake Fungus The once-threatened Lake Erie water snake now faces a new foe. It is snake fungal disease, a condition characterized by scabs or crusty scales, premature separation of a snake’s outermost skin layer, white opaque cloudiness of the eyes, thickening of the skin, swelling of the face, skin ulcers, lesions, [...]

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