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Sybil Rd., the road leading from Langram Rd. to the water treatment plant went from the worst road to the best road in the Village when it was paved last month.

Watch for a new webcam to go online from the top of Perry’s Monument.

A recent post on the Rocket Homes Website reported the median sold price for all homes in Put-in-Bay Township is $462.5K based on homes sold in the last 12 months.

The bright floodlights at the Monument will be kept off through the month of September as migratory birds travel south.

Did you know the Shirt Shack between the Round House and T&J’s Smokehouse is 50 years old?

At the August meeting of Put-in-Bay’s American Legion, Commander Ed Hubner presented Mother Mary L. Staley with a certificate for 12 years of devoted service to American Legion Post 542. Mo Mary left St. Paul’s this past month.

If you drink on a golf cart, be prepared for the consequences. The law makes no difference between autos and golf carts. Don’t do it!

Stone Lab is looking to hire a new curriculum coordinator.

We’re sorry to see Bill and Gail McCracken leave the island. They recently sold their home in Victory Woods and plan to travel in their 5th wheeler and spend time in Florida.

A big shout out goes to Susan Byrnes who put together, marketed and sold out the limited edition of Woody Widmar poem books. She raised $2040 for the Harvest Scholarship fund that will go to island students in Woody’s memory. Susan says, “A huge thank you to all that purchased one. Woody would be so proud!”

The crew at Miller Boat line may have been really tired dealing with Bash week, but they didn’t go hungry thanks to the great food provided by Cameo Pizza, T&J’s Smokehouse, PIB Taxi/Kenny Kowalski, and the LoPrestis among others. Thank you from everyone at MBL!

Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church has some newly refurbished church doors thanks to the talented craftsmen who want to stay anonymous for their hard work. Thank you, too, to Tom Thanasiu for his help removing and reinstalling the doors.

Members of the Padua High School class of ‘72 celebrated their 50 year reunion at Put-in-Bay on August 7th. Among the members of the class was Dave Zavagno from the Perry Group.

Thanks to Allen Duff, Mark Nemec and Mark Lekanka who helped Lisa Brohl lay out a trail in the new Duff’s Wood Preserve which will be dedicated in September.

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