Cooling support available through GLCAP


Cooling support available through GLCAP

FREMONT – The Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP) reminds those who need help cooling off that the Summer Crisis Program is here to help until September 30.

The Summer Crisis program can help eligible residents of Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca and Wood County receive up to $500 if they are a regulated utility customer or $800 if they are a unregulated utilities such as electric cooperatives and municipal utilities.

Assistance can be applied to residents’ utility bills, used to purchase an air conditioning unit or fan, or used to pay for central air conditioning repairs. Residents of Ohio must have a gross income at or below 175% of the federal poverty guidelines (eg, $48,562.50/four-person household) to qualify for assistance.

Clients must complete the admissions process and provide the required documents. To receive assistance, appointments should be scheduled by calling the GLCAP Scheduling Hotline at 567-432-5046 or visiting

Humane Society will host dog wash fundraiser

PORT CLINTON — The Humane Society of Ottawa County is hosting a dog wash from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Dubbert’s Professional Outdrive Services, 2344 E. Harbor Road.

The cost is $10 per dog or $15 for two dogs. All proceeds will go to the Humane Society of Ottawa County.

For more information, contact the shelter at 419-734-5191.

The Cornhole Tournament Continues

FREMONT – The Front Street Live Cornhole tournaments will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday in downtown Fremont.

It is a two person team at $50 per team with double elimination. To register and pay online go to, or a registration form can be picked up at The Party Starts Here, Fremont Athletic Supply or The Strand Theater and Backstage Lounge. Cash or check payment and entry form can be submitted to the office of Downtown Fremont Inc., 315 Garrison St.

The presentation of the icon St. Mary Marblehead is scheduled for Sunday

MARBLEHEAD – Enter St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church to see Byzantine icons to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the church’s founding, 1897-2022. The icons, also known as Windows into Heaven, tell the story of the life of Jesus and those around him.

The tour will start at 11.15am on Sunday from the church, which is next to Marblehead Lighthouse. The tour leader is Kay Zekany, who wrote a book about these icons in 2015. She is a professor at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana and a summer resident of Port Clinton. She is also a faithful member of St. Mary’s Church.

Bay Township Firefighters Host Chicken BBQ

PORT CLINTON — The Bay Township Volunteer Fire Department will host a chicken barbecue from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the fire hall, 4471 W. Fremont Road. The menu includes half a chicken, cheesy potatoes, coleslaw, a roll, sorbet and a drink. The cost is $12. Please contact a firefighter or call 419-276-0394 for tickets. This event is realized only.


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