Moss on the Rock – October 2021

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Moss on the Rocks. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   Moss on the Rock   Parking Violation Fines Increased The Village’s Ordinance No. 1284 concerning parking violation fines was amended at the Council’s meeting in September. Parking fines were increased considerably. The fines for Double Parking went from $10 to $35, Blocking a Drive, Alley or Street from $15 to $40, Parking Against Traffic from $10 to $35, Improper or Prohibited Parking... View More

October 2021 Gazette – Police, Fire, and EMS News

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s News. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   PIBVFD and EMS Donations “Opening of the Island/Closing of the Island” of Grosse Ile, Michigan, (OOTI/COTI, is an organization that consists of members representing seven local boat/yacht clubs that for nearly 35 years, have host an event in early June of a blessing of the fleet and a boat parade off the shore of Southern Grosse Ile, Michigan. Fundraising for its event had always been... View More

October 2021 Gazette – Airport Grants & Haunted Bar Crawl

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s News. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   $3.5 Million Award for Erie and Ottawa County Airports In late August, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH-09) released the following statement after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced a series of grants totaling $3,541,777 for the Put-in-Bay Airport and the Middle Bass Island Airport. The grants were made available to regional airports due to the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act, supported by Rep. Kaptur,... View More

Moss on the Rock – September 2021

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Island Diary. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   Moss on the Rock Miller Boat Line on World’s Greatest TV! Miller Ferry was chosen as one of the World’s Greatest! The boat line that serves the Bass Islands will be featured on “World’s Greatest TV” Sept. 4th & 11th at 3:30 p.m. on Bloomberg Television (DIRECTV Channel 353, DISH Channel 203, Local Cable Bloomberg TV). World’s Greatest brings people, places and companies into... View More

August 2021 Gazette – Barbershop Quartet & The Wildlife Center

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Island Diary. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   Put-in-Bay Barbershop Quartet Singers Return The Annual Put-in-Bay Barbershop Quartet Show at Perry’s Monument Visitors Center, is set for Friday, August 13th, at 7 p.m.. The program will showcase approximately 20 talented quartets from around Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania. Each foursome will share 2 songs each. Close to 100 singers will combine for a grand finale. The program is presented to the public free... View More

August 2021 Gazette – LEIC News

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Island Diary. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   LEIC News The Lake Erie Islands Conservancy received a grant from the Ottawa County Community Foundation to support the Great Lakes Islands Alliance meeting to be held on the Lake Erie Islands in October. Lisa Brohl attended the grant breakfast held in June in Port Clinton to receive the award. Thanks again to the Ottawa County Community Foundation for their continued support! We are... View More

Moss on the Rock – August 2021

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Island Diary. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   Moss on the Rock Words & Wine Book Club The Lake Erie Islands Library’s Words & Wine Book Club is scheduled to meet in Duffs Vineyards, weather permitting, on Wednesday, August 18th, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Join the fun and share a book you have read while enjoying a beverage of your own choosing. Even if you haven’t had time to read, you... View More

June 2021 Gazette – A Storm to Remember!

A Storm to Remember!   Mother nature dealt the islands some bad cards on Memorial Day Friday as steady 30-mile-per-hour winds out of the northeast and ruined the first half of the holiday weekend. Weather guru Billy Market started warning everyone a few days ahead of time, and by Thursday night, the Catawba dock was packed with anxious people wanting to come to the Bay ahead of Friday’s storm. Cleveland TV Channel 5 was on hand to interview several of them including island resident Kendra Koehler who ended up waiting... View More

Moss on the Rock July 2021

Moss on the Rock Island Green Week If you’re into the natural history of the islands, you won’t want to miss Island Green Week that runs August 7th through 15th. It’s a week filled with numerous “Green” events. There will be a detailed list of all the events in the August issue of the Put-in-Bay Gazette. Ship House Tours On Sunday, July 18th, between 1 and 4 p.m. there will be tours of the famous Benson Ford Ship House. Tours will cost $25 and are open to the public. Please... View More