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.

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Put-in-Bay 2020

By |2020-04-28T15:47:33+00:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , |

Put-in-Bay 2020 In With The New, Remembering The Old! As we ring in Put-in-Bay 2020, like every year I've lived on the island, I reflect on the past year. This past year has not been like any other. 2019 will undoubtedly go down as memorable because of the flooding and the record high water level in [...]

Safe Island Task Force

By |2021-01-31T14:30:28+00:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: Put-in-Bay Island News, Put-in-Bay Police|Tags: , |

Safe Island Task Force Reports to Property Owners On Saturday, August 17th, the Safe Island Task Force addressed nearly 50 members of the Put-in-Bay Property Owners’ Association regarding efforts of the Safe Island Task Force in dealing with the former Christmas in July weekend. While Brad Ohlemacher did not know which of those efforts was most [...]

Local Events

By |2020-01-19T16:45:38+00:00January 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized, Put-in-Bay Island News|Tags: , |

Local Events Sponsorship Dollars Available From Lake Erie Shores & Islands 2020 Local Events will get a little financial help thanks to Lake Erie Shores & Islands, the destination marketing organization for Erie and Ottawa counties, is re-introducing its popular grant program for events taking place in 2020. Three grants are now available, including a Conference [...]

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