September 2020, In the News…

September 2020, In the News…
31 Aug, 2020

The following piece is published in this month’s Put-in-Bay Gazette. The Gazette has been producing incredible independent Put-in-Bay island news for over 40 years. If you have any interest at all in what is happening on South Bass Island, we urge you strongly to subscribe to the Put-in-Bay Gazette. One-year online subscriptions are only $15, and print subscriptions are available as well. To subscribe please click here. In the News… We are all aware the census count is currently being conducted. While this procedure is primarily a people count, for the island it is so much more. As a resort...

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Vice-Commander…Ahoy

Vice-Commander…Ahoy
24 Aug, 2020

Put-in-Bay Maritime Academy (Part 2) By Paul Bolden, Flotilla Vice-Commander for the Auxiliary Unit at Coast Guard Station Marblehead   First, I have a special thanks to Coast Guard Auxiliarist Phil Steinle for his clarification for question 1 of last month’s quiz which was appreciated. This is part 2 of our PIB Maritime Academy. During our second off-season mariner class we are going to focus on “ Aids to Navigation” (Atons) encountered in and around South Bass Island. This is not a complete list of aids, rather common ones seen in the waters around the island. No cheating.   Quiz...

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The Famous Town Hall on Put-in-Bay

The Famous Town Hall on Put-in-Bay
9 Aug, 2020

The famous town hall on Put-in-Bay (or South Bass Island) is an iconic landmark. Like Perry’s Victory Monument that commemorates the War of 1812, tourists come from all around the world to experience its majesty. As many travelers have discovered, Put-in-Bay is the crown jewel of the Lake Erie Islands, and it’s no surprise that countless guests are thrilled to book their stays at first-rate island resorts like the Put-in-Bay Hotels, Put-in-Bay Cabins, Put-in-Bay Condos, and the Island Club so they can explore the town hall and the rest of the island’s wonders. The Town Hall: A Need in the...

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