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 January 2019

By |2019-02-07T11:05:40+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , |

Put-in-Bay News January 2019 Jer-Bear & Kurt Ice Fishing Tournament News January 2019 -  For those who love Put-in-Bay Fishing for walleye, mark the first weekend in February down for the Jer-Bear & Kurt Ice Fishing Tournament. Register at Topsey Turvey’s on Friday evening February 1st, and fish on the ice (thickness permitting) and enjoy the [...]

Put-in-Bay 2019

By |2019-01-01T17:57:55+00:00January 1st, 2019|Categories: Party Ideas, Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , |

Happy New Year and Welcome to Put-in-Bay 2019 The New Year is here and we would like to take this opportunity to welcome you into another exciting season as Put-in-Bay 2019 season is just around the corner! In just a few short months the snow will be gone, and the Put-in-Bay 2019 season will be here! The Put-in-Bay [...]

Put-in-Bay News August 2018

By |2018-12-17T20:17:06+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , , , |

Put-in-Bay News August 2018 As usual, there was quite a bit of News August 2018! BACK FROM THAILAND Sara Booker Sheehan was in Thailand traveling with her daughter Josie early this past month. Knowing Sara, we’re sure she got a lot of interesting ideas to feed her creative talents. You can see some of her work at [...]

Ten Ways To Work At Put-in-Bay

By |2018-12-21T17:40:51+00:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , |

Work At Put-in-Bay and Have Great Memories Forever!   Every season, including the upcoming 2019 season, there is a multitude of summer jobs available to work at Put-in-Bay. College students who want to experience life on an island and earn money for school expenses take heed! College students have the skills needed for most of the [...]

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 [...]

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