The Press Newspaper

Toledo, Ohio & Lake Erie

The Press Newspaper

The Press Newspaper


Wasserman appointed
The Sandusky County Communities Foundation has appointed Tim Wasserman to its Board of Trustees. He assumes the seat vacated by Mark Egbert, who retired after many years of service to the Foundation Board.

A native of Fremont, Wasserman is the director of the Ottawa-Sandusky-Seneca Recycling and Waste District, where he has been employed for 23 years. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from Bowling Green State University where he specialized in Journalism and Public Relations.

Wasserman is currently a board member of People for Parks and the Memorial Hospital Foundation. He is a past board member for Leadership Sandusky County, Red Cross, Sandusky County Chamber of Commerce and Sandusky County American Cancer Society.

The Sandusky County Communities Foundation, Inc. is a publicly funded, 501(c) (3) charitable organization that strengthens our communities by connecting people through charitable giving. For more information or to make a donation, contact Sandusky County Communities Foundation, Inc. at 419-355-8911 or

Apple Festival winners
The Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who came out to the festival this year. The winners of all of the contests, parades, shows, etc. are listed on the chamber’s website at

Those who do not have Internet may pick up a copy at the chamber office, 161 W. Water St., Suite A, Oak Harbor.

Women’s Connection
Women’s Connection West invites area women to a “Gourmet Goodies” luncheon and program Friday, Nov. 8 from 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Highland Meadows Golf Club, 7455 Erie St., Sylvania.

The program will include a presentation by Rachel Marciniak, from Rachel Michael’s Gourmet Popcorn in Toledo. Speaker Brenda Yoder, from Shipshewana, Ind., will discuss, “Life Beyond the Picket Fence.”

For reservations and complimentary childcare, call Julie at 419-535-5853 or email by Monday, Nov. 4.

Raffle winners announced
Alex Porter, son of Captain Brian Porter of the 14th Ohio Civil War unit, drew the winning tickets for the Wolcott Keeper's House raffle during the Lighthouse Festival encampment Saturday, Oct. 12.

Winners included Bob and Annette Textor, of Curtice; John Fritz, of Port Clinton; Linda Kolinko, of Port Clinton and Sue Lavoie, of Marblehead.

Prizes included a framed Richmond print of the Keeper’s House fireplace; a queen quilt and shams and $75 gift certificate from Martha and Molly’s; and a Marblehead Destination bracelet from Emily's GSE Jewelers.

All proceeds raised will go to maintenance, programming and restoration of the Keeper's House, home of the first keeper of the Marblehead Lighthouse. The site was purchased, restored, and is maintained as a living history site by the Ottawa County Historical Society.

To volunteer as a docent or any in other capacity, call Bill or Sharon Coder at 419-798-5832.



Boy Scouts

Do you favor or oppose the Boy Scouts admitting girls?
15186287 [{"id":"252","title":"Favor","votes":"10","pct":20.83,"type":"x","order":"1","resources":[]},{"id":"253","title":"Oppose","votes":"33","pct":68.75,"type":"x","order":"2","resources":[]},{"id":"254","title":"No opinion","votes":"5","pct":10.42,"type":"x","order":"3","resources":[]}] ["#194e84","#3b6b9c","#1f242a","#37414a","#60bb22","#f2babb"] sbar 160 160 /component/communitypolls/vote/94-boy-scouts No answer selected. Please try again. Thank you for your vote. Answers Votes ...