December 2023 Gazette – Moss on the Rock is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s “Moss on the Rock”. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit and subscribe to the Gazette today! Moss on the Rock Never To Be Forgotten On December 9th, 1983, 40 years ago, dispatcher Michael Sweeney (Put-in-Bay Police), Sergeant Robert Rigoni (Port Clinton Police and pilot), Deputy Bruce Mettler (Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office), and EMT/Firefighter Duane Dress(PIBPFD) were tragically killed when the plane they were riding in crashed into Lake Erie. The officers were attempting to go from Put-in-Bay to assist the police chief on Kelleys Island who was suffering a...More Information
Share The Taste Of The Bay This Holiday Season!
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Quick Links For Shiphouse Vodka To locate an Ohio liquor store near you that carries Shiphouse Vodka, visit For the official online home of Shiphouse Vodka, head to Spread A Little Of The Put-in-Bay Spirit This Holiday Season! Loooking for a last minute gift for someone in your life who loves Put-in-Bay? Share the flavor of  the Bay this Christmas with Shiphouse Vodka, an extraordinary spirit that encapsulates the unique essence of its birthplace, Put-in-Bay, Ohio. This vodka is not just a drink; it’s a tribute to the rich history of South Bass Island. Drawing inspiration from...More Information