February 2024 Gazette – Moss on the Rock

February 2024 Gazette – Moss on the Rock
13 Feb, 2024

putinbayohio.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s “Moss on the Rock”. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today! Moss on the Rock East Point Peacocks We’re sad to report that after nearly 40 years, there are no longer peacocks on East Point. Bill and Patty Sulesky have had peacocks on their East Point property since the mid-80s but the last two, a male and a female, both disappeared in late October and never returned home. Mother of Sorrows Church Happenings Our new Allen organ has arrived and sounds beautiful. Thank you...

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ODNR Announces $1.4M Matching Grant For Put-in-Bay B-Dock Renovation

ODNR Announces $1.4M Matching Grant For Put-in-Bay B-Dock Renovation
6 Feb, 2024

ODNR Awards B-Dock $1.4M Matching Grant for a $2.8M Renovation! Massive news for Put-in-Bay and Lake Erie boaters, DeRivera Park’s B-Dock is set to undergo a transformative renovation, thanks to a generous $1.4 million Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), which matches $1.4 million being provided by DeRivera Park. The announcement marks a pivotal moment for the Great Lakes boating community and heralds a new era of state-of-the-art facilities that promise to enhance the Put-in-Bay boating experience! Plan Your Own Visit To PIB, Then Read On For More News Check out our top Put-in-Bay...

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January 2024 Gazette – Moss on the Rock

January 2024 Gazette – Moss on the Rock
16 Jan, 2024

putinbayohio.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s “Moss on the Rock”. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today! Moss on the Rock Gatewood Video on YouTube! You might remember reading about Bob Gatewood making a music video on the island one Saturday back in September. Anyone on the island who wanted to be part of it could come out and be in it. Well, the video was completed this past month and posted on YouTube. You can check it out by searching “Island in the Sun” from the Bob’s latest album,...

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Share The Taste Of The Bay This Holiday Season!

Share The Taste Of The Bay This Holiday Season!
13 Dec, 2023

Quick Links For Shiphouse Vodka To locate an Ohio liquor store near you that carries Shiphouse Vodka, visit OHLQ.com For the official online home of Shiphouse Vodka, head to shiphousevodka.com 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 the...

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December 2023 Gazette – Moss on the Rock

December 2023 Gazette – Moss on the Rock
4 Dec, 2023

putinbayohio.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s “Moss on the Rock”. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news 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...

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November 2023 Gazette – Duff Homestead Challenge Met!

November 2023 Gazette – Duff Homestead Challenge Met!
29 Nov, 2023

putinbayohio.com is proud to present this piece from the Put-in-Bay Gazette. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today! Duff Homestead Challenge Met! Put-in-Bay Township Park District recently closed on 6.5 acres of property on Squaw Harbor commonly referred to as the Duff Homestead Site. The property is located on Bayview Avenue. Thanks to all who have contributed or donated to this effort and to the Duffs for working with us! The property includes the historic Duff home which will be refurbished as a visitor center and an office for the Park District...

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November 2023 Gazette – Moss on the Rock

November 2023 Gazette – Moss on the Rock
15 Nov, 2023

putinbayohio.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s “Moss on the Rock”. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today! Moss on the Rock Nature Center’s Clothing Swap Shop Are you doing a big fall clean out of your closet? Don’t take your unwanted clothes to the mainland, instead bring them to the Nature & Wildlife Center’s Clothing Swap Shop! Starting Wednesday, November 1st, we will be open from 3 to 5 p.m. every Wednesday throughout the winter for people to bring and sort their CLEAN and gently used clothing and to come...

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October 2023 Gazette – Moss on the Rock

October 2023 Gazette – Moss on the Rock
29 Oct, 2023

putinbayohio.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s “Moss on the Rock”. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today! Moss on the Rock “Trailerty Talk” with Doc – Oct. 4th On September 17th, Put-in-Bay’s Ryan “Doc” Daugherty finished hiking the Appalachian Trail. It was a 2,000 mile hike with lots of ups and downs, both trailwise and emotionally, plus it was a life-changing experience. Ryan will be at the Fishbowl on Wednesday evening, October 4th, at 7 p.m. to discuss his adventure and answer any questions. Everyone is invited to attend. Food...

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October 2023 Gazette – Flyer of the Lakes

October 2023 Gazette – Flyer of the Lakes
10 Oct, 2023

putinbayohio.com is proud to present this piece from the Put-in-Bay Gazette. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today! Flyer of the Lakes A century ago, most visitors to Put-in-Bay came on lake steamships. The steamers came from Cleveland, Sandusky, Toledo and Cleveland with hundreds of passengers looking for a day’s outing at Put-in-Bay. The SS Put-in-Bay was the steamer that ran the Detroit, Put-in-Bay, Cedar Point route everyday during the summer season. It left Detroit in the morning with passengers who had the option of being dropped off at Put-in-Bay or continuing...

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