Vermilion Ohio News


Because the availability of the vaccine remains limited in Ohio and across the country, Ohio is taking a phased approach that prioritizes the most vulnerable citizens, those in the healthcare field, and school staff members. Phase 1A, which is currently underway, includes approximately 1 million Ohioans.

While most Vermilion, Ohio boaters prefer to enjoy the summer months, winter boating is just as enjoyable but does have its own challenges. Water temperatures are dropping, and the threat of hypothermia is rising. Hypothermia is a potentially dangerous drop in body temperature that is caused by prolonged exposure to cold temperatures.

n 1919 a group of investors from the Cleveland area purchased a wooded property with 600 feet of Lake Erie frontage in tiny “Vermilion-on-the-Lake”, Ohio. They cleared the land, and using the very logs they felled, built an approximately 10,000 square foot private community center known as the Vermilion-on-the-Lake Clubhouse. The big bands of that era were soon accompanied by couples.

This first school in Brownhelm Township Ohio was opened by Mrs. Harriet Alverson in her own house in the summer of 1819, an 18 x 22 structure built of log on the brow of the hill called Strut Street School. Harriet's husband, William Alverson, was born August 18, 1784 in Holland, sailed from Amsterdam with his widowed mother and two brothers when he was ten years old. They settled in Poughkeepsie, New York. When he was a young man, he moved to Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Rain, snow, and winter temperatures are just as hard on cats as they are on people. The World Animal Foundation of Vermilion, Ohio offers these tips for protecting outdoor cats in winter: Young or old cats - especially arthritic or sickly - should be brought inside for the winter if at all possible. Cats should also be brought in the house.

Deciding to recycle items is just the first step, you also want to make sure the items are recycled correctly. The World Animal Foundation of Vermilion, Ohio offers these tips on common recyclables and the best options to recycle them. Paper makes up nearly 30 percent of all wastes Americans throw away each year.

Vermilion was once known as the "Village of Lake Captains," and no other place has so many captains' homes in its historic district. Vermilion was initially settled in the early 19th century and formed as a village in 1837. In 1840, the US Corps of Engineers finished building the tow piers at the mouth of the Vermilion which provided the depth builders needed to take boats into the lake. Thus began the "Golden Age of Ship Building" on the river, in tune with great demand for the shipping on the lakes.

Spend time with your local Natural Resources Officer and learn about safe boating while taking an Ohio Boating Education Course. Winter is the perfect time to take a boating course so that you are prepared to hit the water this spring. Anyone born on or after January 1, of 1982, is required to take a boating course, and for those that aren’t mandated it is a great opportunity to learn.

Another business face lift is occurring on Liberty Avenue in Vermilion, Ohio. "Josh Frederick and Mike Welch attended the December 2, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting," stated Mayor Forthofer. "Both Frederick and Welch are native Vermilionites. They described their plans for a business incubator to support enterprising tradesmen. Their purchased property.

Tranquil Lake Yoga & Wellness is opening soon in Vermilion, Ohio, with classes starting January 4, 2021. The Yoga & Wellness studio will be located at 678 Grand Street in downtown Vermilion. Tranquil Lake Yoga & Wellness is aware of the challenging times our community is facing as a result of Covid-19. It is their opinion that, when done safely, the benefits of in person yoga and wellness classes are numerous.

Around the globe people have celebrated the beginning of the new year for millennia. 4,000 years ago Babylonians celebrated the the new year during the first new moon in late March after the vernal equinox — the day with an equal amount of darkness and sunlight. c. 2000 B.C. the new year was celebrated around the time of the vernal equinox.

The Brownhelm Historical Association works to preserve the rich history of Brownhelm, Ohio. This dedicated group of volunteers is restoring local landmarks, saving historic tombstones and plans a variety of community events throughout the year. The mission of the Brownhelm Historical Association is to honor Brownhelm’s rich heritage.