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.

Ten Ways To Work At Put-in-Bay

By |2018-11-30T11:29:11+00:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , |

Work At Put-in-Bay And You May Never Leave! Work at Put-in-Bay! Now that the 2019 season in the Lake Erie Islands and Put-in-Bay is just 5 months away it's time to plan if you want to work at Put-in-Bay! Summer workers are like a colony of ants working together for one common goal: to create an amazing [...]

Diary for July 2018

By |2018-11-23T19:04:32+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , , |

Put-in-Bay Diary for July 2018 Sun., July 1st A large algae bloom is spotted off the east shore of the island. Gordy Barr comes over to Put-in-Bay with his new island book. He and his wife, Kyle, enjoy dinner with Christie Ontko (who wrote Put-In-Bay Island Girl) and Cliff Fulton at the Goat in the Diary for July [...]

Kellys Island News

By |2018-11-23T14:09:06+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Kellys Island News Kellys Island Docks DOCK REPAIR August is a month filled with exciting Kellys Island News events. August 4th is the Make-a-Wish poker run and Arts & Crafts Show at the Kellys Island History museum. August 5th has the Make-a-Wish benefit swim and Cops and Bobbers and at 11:00 stop by the Glacial Grooves [...]

Safe Boating

By |2018-11-23T12:33:12+00:00November 18th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News, Travel Tips|Tags: , |

MID-SEASON SAFE BOATING TIPS Extreme Heat Tips for safe boating We have had a string of very hot days over the last few weeks around Put-in-Bay. Here are some tips to stay as cool and healthy as possible while on your boat. Fatigue can be one of the most common causes of boating accidents. 1) Stay [...]

Christmas In July Canceled

By |2018-11-23T12:30:11+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Events, Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , |

After many years of a fun-filled holiday enjoyed by thousands, the Put-in-Bay Christmas In July celebration has been canceled due to unruly crowds which over the last few years have resulted in busloads coming from Detriot and overwhelming law enforcement and community assets. A recent article from the Put-in-Bay Gazette News offers more insight as to why the event once an [...]

Put-in-Bay Visits Pelee Island

By |2018-09-08T17:39:55+00:00September 8th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: |

The Lake Erie Islands International Consortium held its annual meeting on Pelee Island, Canada This years Pelee Island meeting was held on June 4-5. Representatives from three US islands -- South Bass, Middle Bass, and Kelleys – also attended. The group’s mission is to share ideas and work to preserve the islands’ natural beauty and past [...]

News June 2018

By |2018-09-10T18:42:57+00:00September 8th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: |

Put-in-Bay News June 2018 News Stories & Notable Events Ottawa County Commissioners to meet at Put-in-Bay Topping the News June 2018 Put-in-Bay has invited the Ottawa County Commissioners, Mark Stahl, Jim Sass and president Mark Coppeler to a special meeting on July 9th. Often the commissioners have come to the island individually but rarely do they make [...]

South Bass Island in Lake Erie, Ohio

By |2018-08-24T12:09:49+00:00July 12th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , |

South Bass Island, in Lake Erie, Ohio, is home to Put-in-Bay—the Midwest’s favorite island vacation destination. At a diminutive 3.7 miles long by 1.5 miles wide, South Bass Island is nonetheless brimming with attractions that draw over 750,000 visitors yearly. Read on—you’ll want to visit Put-in-Bay, too! Located only 3 miles from mainland Ohio, South Bass [...]

Put-in-Bay News May 2018

By |2018-09-10T18:54:03+00:00June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , |

Put-in-Bay Gazette News May 2018 BENCH DEDICATION FOR DANNY FRENCH News May 2018 Reports the bench that was donated by friends of Richard and Joan French in memory of their son, Danny French, will be dedicated by Deacon Mike Leahy at the Massie Cliffside Preserve on Sunday, May 13th at 4 p.m. The French Family is extremely [...]

Put-in-Bay News April 2018

By |2018-07-27T20:22:48+00:00April 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 [...]

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