Kelleys Life 2021


Kelleys Life 2021 Jan-Feb - The annual park lighting and a photo of those who decorated the park. From the Mayor’s Desk: MetroHealth, Russ Maust selected as EMS Director, the Village secured a $60,000 Cares Act grant. The Carolers: Dave Sellers, Jim Erne, Chuck Poston, Sam Beaty, Bob Maier, Eric Longbrake, Scott Smith, Scott Shaull and Knut Lahrs visited 14 homes. This is the 22nd year for this group originally formed by Bob Behlen. Chamber update and event dates. Report from the KI Brewery. EMS News – looking forward and thanks to Sharon Devine and Bernie Koshla (both now retired) and thanks to Island businesses like the Island Market which raised $3500. KI Landowners Assoc. event dates. Dawn & Chris Gore welcomed grandchild Sydney-parents Kate & Joe Sears. Liam Neu graduated from the KI school. Christmas bird count: Tom Bartlett reported they found 80 species and 40,992 individuals over the four islands (most of those were starlings) and quite a few rare birds. 24 Bald Eagles were observed on the islands. Northern Bartlett also reported 2020, the 18th season of owl research, banding 174 northern saw-whet owls and 7 screech owls over 46 nights. The KI History museum blog featured the Titus Road statue, stone fences, the Influenza epidemic of 1920 and the Island’s telegraph cable. A featured donation was a lovely Free No. 5 treadle sewing machine c1913. The Parsonage Resale Shop plans for an exceptional Valentine’s Day shopping experience. The KI school running club raised money for the Field Station. Obituaries: Joan Chopchinski, Sandra Lee Sun Smith, Shirley Jane (Seeholzer) Schreiner. Read all about a New Year’s celebration and wedding from January 1861.