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A main corridor into Port Clinton closes Monday for construction and remains closed until August.

Work on Fremont Road, which begins just after the State Route 53/State Route 2 exchange south of Port Clinton and runs to the city limits, is expected to last about 45 days, according to the county engineer’s office.  

The section of road is under county jurisdiction. County officials last week posted a pending road closure sign.

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Imagine going to the grocery store and seeing “Honeyka” brand honey next to Tony Packo’s pickle relish.

If that day arrived, it would be two food brands with roots in Birmingham, East Toledo’s historic Hungarian neighborhood.

That is the dream of the Birmingham Development Corporation, creating a cottage industry that is bottling and selling honey it manufactures and processes out the 100-year-old Magyar Garden on York Street.

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At least three warm breakfasts a week are part of the new menu at the Ottawa County Jail since Chef’s Best began providing meal service for the inmates.

Chef’s Best Catering of Port Clinton started cooking June 1 for the prisoners at the Ottawa County Detention Facility located at the Ottawa County Courthouse and the misdemeanor jail at the county complex off Buckeye Boulevard.

Their contract specifies meals at $1.95 each and will be in effect for three years, Sheriff Steve Levorchick said.

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Two Ottawa County school systems plan to hold meetings this summer to educate the public about the Alert-Lockdown-Inform-Counter-Evacuate (ALICE) school emergency response program.

The Benton-Carroll-Salem School District and St. Boniface School will hold the town-hall meetings in August, said Guy Parmigian, superintendent of the B-C-S district.

The program was discussed during the May 28 meeting of the B-C-S school board.

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