SeaScape 1991

1991 Jan-Feb (Vol. 3, no. 1)
Coradine’s Desk – December parties: Community Pot Luck, Ladies Only Pot Luck at Matso’s Place, Zion Ladies Group Christmas Party, Christmas School Play at the Town Hall, Capt. Joe Nesta drove a group of children and adults in the quarry buss all around the Island Caroling, VFW Christmas Children’s Party, Zion Church Annual Christmas Program and coffee, New Year’s Eve at the VFW, Matso’s and West Bay Inn. Sick List: Ruth Schnittker, Bob Schnittker, Charlie Brown, Mary Williams, Elmer Craft, Meda Brown. Others mentioned: Girls Drill Team, John & Nadine Mack, Ellies Hughes, Sally Fresch and Craig Dwight (married on Dec. 8) Jim & Marie St. Julian (son born James Peter), Dave & Lil Phinney (granddaughter Sarah Elizabeth), Goodson family, Ken Neufer, an unusual wedding.
            Carol Krzynowek writes: State Park 700’ boat launch ramp work to start,  Marie St. Julian repaints Christmas display, Carole & Ed Jorski become year-round residents, Chris & Frank Yako and Lil & Dave Phinney become grandparents (Debbie & Pete, new daughter Sarah Elizabeth).
            The Lincoln-Kennedy penny and the connection between these two men. Jessie Martin tells the story of the romance of George Kelley and Burt Miller’s house. KI Historical Cookbook recipe by Lawrence Betzenheimer and Caroline DeBoard’s recipe for Sinful Crème de Menthe Brownies. Recycling comes to the Island, the Fireman’s Ball to be February 16. Married 50+ years: Rosie & Elmer Craft, Mabel and Stephen Kekelik, Coradine & Lee Myers, Martha & Joe Onders.
            Council news: Megan Joyce replaced Sharon Bianchi as Clerk. Lee McDermond (village solicitor) to explore taxes on commercial boat docks. Port Master Plan study to begin. Claude Smith & Water Dept. Landfill is now officially Transfer Station. Grampa Walleye give a fishing report. Recently deceased: Florence Sabol and Eleanore Liwosz.

1991 March-April(Vol. 3, no. 2)
Coradine’s desk – Died: Florence Sabol, Ida Erne (Molly Yoscovits sister), John Feyedelem (Ray & Joe’s brother), Rick and Bob Holmes lost their father, Donna Nowak lost her mother. Sick list: Meda Brown, Mary Williams, Charlie Brown, Rush Schnittker, Elmer Craft, Lenny Weintraub. Also mentioned: Ann Haas, Paul & Bev Johnson and Jake Martin have a horse and buggy, teacher Gwen Addy, Zion Ladies’ group, Christmas Village pot luck, Poppy & Jim Hodgson, Harry & Ann Treat, Lucille Mathews, Ken Neufer & Ken Haig flew injured quarry worker off-island, Nadine Mack broker her ankle, Marge Newcomb broke wrist, Joann Wilson, Wally & Carole Krzynowek.
            Carole Krzynowek writes: Island Girls drill team, Tom Phinney, Marian Biehl, Navorska’s trailer park, the Casino’s new management, Sharon & Dave VanAuken and son Chris, Jackie & Gary Finger on vacation, the Shirley Irene to arrive soon. Dan Ahner’s Caddy Shack to open. Lorraine Henderson poem. Jessie Martin write about Jake Hay and his arrival on Kelleys Island. Photos from the Fireman’s Ball. Wellness Retreat for Women to be held.
            Council notes – Assessed waterline project to go out for bids. Chief Charlie Moore resigns from police Dept. Tina Palladino, Jon Goodson & Pat Haig appointed to the Park Board, other members are Paul Mack and Lynn Holdren. EMS to rent two vacant offices in basement of Town Hall. Jim St. Julian is fire chief and there are 23 volunteers. Grampa Walleye give the fishing report.
            From the Mayor’s office: New Transfer Station fees, Village Clerk-Megan Joyce assisted by Joanne Golias. Bob Overcasher is Supt. of Roads.

1991 May (Vol. 3, no. 3)
Corradine Myers writes: Gary & Jackie finger open the Pump for season; elmer Craft dierd, Rosie Craft holds luncheon at Matso’s Place; Carol Krzynowek; Mrs. Kadlec; Lil Phinney; Helen Winnen Kenhoff; Island Singers; Lenny Weintraub died (wife Judy); Jessie Martin; Nadine Brown Elfers died. Henny Beatty’s 90th birthday party; Ramie dick; Charlie & Ann Brown; Carol Elfers Bright at Cape Cod; Eleanore Liwosz died. Ronnie Myers, Lee Myers, the Singer house, Ann Haas.
            Shore Thing-Carole Krzynowek: Island Singers, Zion Church, Jackie Finger, Chamber of Commerce, Pat Johnson, KI School had one graduate (Joel Trainer) son of Sandy & Joe Trainer. Bob Golias out of hospital, Bibber Overcasher is in hospital. Jean Kuyoth is village clerk. Perchie Press (by T & V Sullivan) new newspaper. Chambers 5-10 Kick: Rich Mayher, Amy Holmes, Omar Zettler, Betsy Wagner, Marty Manzio, William Manzio, Chris Feyedelem and Andy Holmes.
            Jessie Martin continues her history with the Five Sicilians and the 1911 crime: John Barlana, Rothe Klawetch, Domico Silwate, Antonio Dicarie and Antonio Berlin – money and murder. Other news: John Ludu painted the library floor, elementary students hosted students from Pelee, North/Middle/South Bass Islands. Jake Martin transported.      First passenger on the MV Shirley Irene was Joe Nesta’s dog.
            Council notes: New fees, expenses increase, Ed Feick to do evaluation of Village roads,  consider purchase of Dwelle house-Chamber wants to rent ½, landfill fund in red. Discussion on Income Tax for money earned on the Island. Excise Tax collections (apx $12,580 in 1983). Grampa Walleye and his fishing report. Carole writes: A new KI based publication came out, The Perchie Press. A welcome addition to such a growing Island like Kelleys. I thought about putting the SeaScape to bed with this issue but couldn’t face telling Corradine and Jessie. I would miss their columns so much!
            I will continue as long as there are substantial sales and subscriptions. Deadline for the next issue is July 4.

1991 June-July(Vol. 3, no. 4) 

Corradine Myers writes: Gary & Jackie finger open the Pump for season; elmer Craft dierd, Rosie Craft holds luncheon at Matso’s Place; Carol Krzynowek; Mrs. Kadlec; Lil Phinney; Helen Winnen Kenhoff; Island Singers; Lenny Weintraub died (wife Judy); Jessie Martin; Nadine Brown Elfers died. Henny Beatty’s 90th birthday party; Ramie Dick; Charlie & Ann Brown; Carol Elfers Bright at Cape Cod; Eleanore Liwosz died. Ronnie Myers, Lee Myers, the Singer house, Ann Haas.
            Shore Thing-Carole Krzynowek: Island Singers, Zion Church, Jackie Finger, Chamber of Commerce, Pat Johnson, KI School had one graduate (Joel Trainer) son of Sandy & Joe Trainer. Bob Bolias out of hospital, Bibber  Overcasher is in hospital. Jean Kuyoth is village clerk. Perchie Press (by T & V Sullivan) new newspaper. Chambers 5-10 Kick: Rich Mayher, Amy Holmes, Omar Zettler, Betsy Wagner, Marty Manzio, William Manzio, Chris Feyedelem and Andy Holmes.
            Jessie Martin continues her history with the Five Sicilians and the 1911 crime: John Barlana, Rothe Klawetch, Domico Silwate, Antonio Dicarie and Antonio Berlin – money and murder. Other news: John Ludu painted the library floor, elementary students hosted students from Pelee, North/Middle/South Bass Islands. Jake Martin transported.      First passenger on the MV Shirley Irene was Joe Nesta’s dog.
            Council notes: New fees, expenses increase, Ed Feick to do evaluation of Village roads,  consider purchase of Dwelle house-Chamber wants to rent ½, landfill fund in red. Discussion on Income Tax for money earned on the Island. Excise Tax collections (apx $12,580 in 1983). Grampa Walleye and his fishing report.

Carole writes: A new KI based publication came out, The Perchie Press. A welcome addition to such a growing Island like Kelleys. I thought about putting the SeaScape to bed with this issue but couldn’t face telling Corradine and Jessie. I would miss their columns so much!
            I will continue as long as there are substantial sales and subscriptions. Deadline for the next issue is July 4.