Month: February 2020

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February 2021 Gazette
P.H.oto Op – She Blinded Me with Science… Fiction By Peter Huston In the December 2020 Gazette there was a short article from Put-in-Bay School about a local student winning an award for her writing. I took a double take and read further about Ella Kostura, child of a multigenerational island family, prize-winning writer for her science fiction story called, “Percy and the Plague.” Alana Magrum, librarian at Ida Rupp Library in Port Clinton had posted a notice “Teen Spooky Sagas Writing Contest, Teens in grades 6-12 looking to fright,...View More
Put-in-Bay Attractions: The Crystal Cave
About Put-in-Bay, Ohio Put-in-Bay island is a place known by many as a Midwest vacation destination famous for its nightlife, great food, live entertainment and sightseeing. The island is situated roughly an hour drive away from Cleveland off the shores of Lake Erie in northwestern Ohio.  Each year over 750,000 visit the island during its tourist season to see Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial observation deck, the caves, and other Put-in-Bay attractions. If you are looking for an island getaway and don’t want to leave Ohio, Put-in-Bay is the...View More
Five Places You Won’t Believe Are In Ohio
Ohio is an amazing State that has many hidden gems.  Contrary to popular belief, the state of Ohio rules. Home of many great cities like Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio will surprise you. Home to Put-in-Bay Island, Caves, Nature retreats and much more.  Here are five places you won’t believe are in Ohio! 1.  Put-In-Bay/South Bass Island Often known as the ‘Best Kept Secret of The Midwest’, Put-in-Bay will blow you away.  It is the island getaway you’ve been dreaming of and its located right in the middle of Lake...View More
Airport on Put-in-Bay: Fly In!
Airport on Put-In-Bay is a crucial component of South Bass Island. There are times that navigating the waters of Lake Erie is dangerous. Also, the freezing Winter can cause boating concerns. Fortunately, there is another option that has been utilized for many years: the Put-In-Bay Airport. The Put-In-Bay Township Port Authority oversees all aspects of the airport. They are responsible for ensuring the facilities are maintained and remain safe for travelers. One interesting tidbit about the PIB Airport is that night operations are not permitted. This is due to the...View More