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 July 2020

By |2020-07-02T19:37:27+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|

Put-in-Bay News July 2020 Encouraging Thoughts Greg Dobos, Put-in-Bay's Fire Chief, posted this on social media shortly after the storm that went through the islands on Wednesday, June 10. As the sun sets on another day here on Put-in-Bay, I look back on the past 24 hrs, and it has been pretty crazy for our little [...]

Exciting News June 2020

By |2020-06-09T23:27:38+00:00June 4th, 2020|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , |

Put-in-Bay News June 2020 Lodging Taxes -With the rise of third-party rental companies such as Airbnb and VRBO, it has been discovered that not all rental owners may be paying the proper lodging and local taxes. Soon, Ottawa Co. Trustees, Lake Erie Shores, and Islands representatives, Village of Put-in-Bay council members, Put-in-Bay Township trustees, and the [...]

1000’s of Facemasks For Put-in-Bay?

By |2020-06-02T20:07:15+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Travel Tips, Put-in-Bay Island News, Put-in-Bay Life|

Facemasks For All? One headline on the Internet posted even before the Memorial Day week had ended was right on the money - “At Put-in-Bay, the party goes on despite the pandemic!” If you didn’t know any better, you’d have thought there was no world-wide Coronavirus pandemic at Put-in-Bay over the Memorial Day Weekend. With Governor [...]

Put-in-Bay Reservations

By |2020-05-18T20:52:12+00:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News, Travel Tips|

Put-in-Bay Reservations Break Record After Governor Dewine Announcements The Lake Erie Islands Officially Open For Tourism Shortly after Governor Mike Dewine gave the go-ahead for Bars, Pools & Restaurants to reopen, officials at the Put-in-Bay Visitors And Convention Bureau were overwhelmed with phone calls and online bookings. Local officials stated that midway through the Governors update, [...]

Put-in-Bay COVID 19 Update

By |2020-05-27T21:47:08+00:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , |

Put-in-Bay COVID 19 Update 05/26/2020 Today pools at Put-in-Bay are officially open! This coming weekend is the official Put-in-Bay Spring Fling to be held at the Put-in-Bay Resort. We have a few rooms left call 888-742-7829 to book. Entertainment is now permitted and many of the Put-in-Bay Bars will be featuring their well now acts. Put-in-Bay [...]

Pat Dailey: A Put-in-Bay Legend

By |2020-05-05T23:39:53+00:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: Videos, Put-in-Bay History, Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: |

 Who Remembers Pat Dailey? The Man, The Myth The Put-in-Bay Legend! If you have ever been to Put-in-Bay chances are you have either heard of or have been fortunate enough to experience the music of Patrick Huston Dailey.  Born in Omaha Nebraska March 4, 1941., he was the second son of Tom and Bobbie Dailey, [...]

Diary April 2020

By |2020-05-02T15:52:20+00:00May 2nd, 2020|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , , |

Island Diary April 2020 Wed., Apr. 1st - It’s April Fools Day. We got quite a few people again to believe our April front cover story. The Toledo Blade releases a nice article about Put-in-Bay and how the residents will carry on even if the tourist season is slow to come. Dustin Shaffer pulls a great [...]

2017 Put-in-Bay Road Races

By |2020-04-24T14:00:54+00:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Put-in-Bay Sports, Put-in-Bay Events, Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , , , |

The 9th Annual Put-in-Bay Road Race Reunion held the last week of August can be summed up best by this comment. “It appears the word has gotten out about how cool this event is,“ said a frequent Put-in-Bay Road Races Reunion participant as he drove off the incoming Put-in-Bay Ferry boat onto Ohio’s South Bass Island. [...]

30 Million Dollar Put-in-Bay Transit Canal

By |2020-03-31T19:19:28+00:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , |

Put-in-Bay Transit Canal  To Be Completed in 2022 cost Of 30 Million Dollars It’s now official! The highly debated and long-discussed“Put-in-Bay transit canal” transversing the east-side waterway at Perry’s Monument will finally become a reality in 2022. The Village of Put-in-Bay planning commission, Homeland Security, the National Parks System the local Put-in-Bay Port Authority, Department of [...]

2020 Entertainment Schedule And It’s GREAT!

By |2020-03-06T15:01:29+00:00March 6th, 2020|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|

2020 Entertainment Schedule Put-in-Bay Ohio It's that time of year! The snow is melting, temperatures are rising, and the official Put-in-Bay 2020 Entertainment Schedule for Put-in-Bay Bars has released! We have compiled the calendars, asked the bar owners and entertainers, and have completed the entire Put-in-Bay 2020 Entertainment schedule all in one location! You can sort [...]

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