World Ranger Day

By |2018-11-13T12:25:07+00:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: , |Tags: , , , |

World Rangers Day at Put-in-Bay A global observance of Rangers across the world who died in the line of duty over the past 12 months. Many of these Rangers are from Africa, India, and Southeast Asia. More than half of these deaths are at the hands' illegal miners, poachers and timber harvesters. Many more are killed [...]

Put-in-Bay Mayor Sentenced

By |2019-05-08T12:41:22+00:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Put-in-Bay Village Council|Tags: , , |

Put-in-Bay Investigation Put-in-Bay Mayor Sentenced At the end of March, former Put-in-Bay Mayor Mack McCann and his two adult children, current Put-in-Bay Village Councilman Michael McCann and former Put-in-Bay Village Councilwoman Melinda Myers, appeared in Ottawa County Municipal Court where they learned what their sentences would be after pleading to various misdemeanor conflict of issue charges [...]

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 |2019-11-25T12:34:23+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 [...]

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, [...]

August 2018 Diary

By |2019-01-05T15:42:05+00:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Put-in-Bay Diary|Tags: , , , |

Put-in-Bay August 2018 Diary Wed., Aug. 1st - The August 2018 Diary marks the arrival of Hanna Gottlieb from Steyr, Austria, for a summer visit with Scott and Caroline Jackson. Steyr is where many islanders have visited and it is where Joe Suttmann, Erika Suttmann Crossley (Put-in-Bay Class of 2001) and Caroline Jackson (Put-in-Bay High School [...]

Village Council January 2018

By |2018-07-26T23:54:24+00:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Put-in-Bay Village Council|Tags: , , , |

The Put-in-Bay Village Council voted unanimously to accept the recommendation from Mayor McCann to approve the completion of the probationary periods for Chief Steve Riddle and Lt. Doug Miller of the Put-in-Bay Police Department. Normally, the officers would have been approved after six months, but both officers have worked for the department for longer than that. [...]

Put-in-Bay Police Chief

By |2018-07-27T17:36:24+00:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Put-in-Bay Police, Put-in-Bay Village Council|Tags: , |

The Put-in-Bay Village Council met on Friday, February 17th and voted to approve a new Put-in-Bay Police Chief.  Mayor Mack McCann’s recommendation for Put-in-Bay Police Chief Steve Riddle was announced.  McCann reportedly had a few other applicants for the job and recommended Riddle. Steve Riddle, who retired from the State of Ohio after many years managing [...]

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