World Ranger Day

By |2018-11-13T12:25:07+00:00July 31st, 2019|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 [...]

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 |2019-03-05T23:27:38+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 [...]

Put-in-Bay Parking

By |2018-07-27T17:30:43+00:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Put-in-Bay Village Council|Tags: |

A Put-in-Bay Village Council committee met in March to discuss paid Put-in-Bay parking on the streets and in its public parking areas. Parking has long been a hotly contested issue in many of the Put-in-Bay Planning commission meetings with many business owners of the opinion that the business should determine how much parking is needed. Currently, [...]

Put-in-Bay Village Council July 2017

By |2018-07-27T18:38:05+00:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Put-in-Bay Village Council|Tags: , , |

Put-in-Bay Village Council met in July and discussed the following issues: New Village Administrator A new Put-in-Bay Ohio Village Administrator has not been hired, but resumes from about a half dozen applicants have been received. Officials will be reviewing them and a recommendation from the mayor will be voted on by Council in the coming weeks. [...]

Put-in-Bay Diary May 2017

By |2018-07-27T16:21:27+00:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Put-in-Bay Diary|Tags: , , , |

Put-in-Bay Diary May 1st, 2017 - There’s rain before breakfast. The Put-in-Bay Village Council meets at 9 a.m. Put-in-Bay Diary  May 2nd, 2017 - There’s a strong west wind blowing 30-35 mph since 5 a.m. and the last boat to Put-in-Bay is canceled. Put-in-Bay Diary  May 3rd, 2017 - Christie Ontko is substitute teaching at Put-in-Bay [...]

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