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PORTS funds floating two Tall Ships

Last week we told you about the PORTS Committee and their activity preparing the way for the arrival of two Tall Ships on Aug. 29 and the following Labor Day Weekend. It has been my honor to work on this committee planning Port Clinton’s activities for that very special weekend.…
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The Tall Ships are just a few weeks away

The P.O.R.T.S. Committee has been working tirelessly in Port Clinton on the Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial, which is approaching very quickly. Volunteers are needed to make this a successful “Event to Remember”. Kim Boyle gave me a copy of the Port Clinton Herald from September of 1962 when the…
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The Fabulous Fourth is here

Welcome to the big 4th of July weekend! The Beacon is being published a day earlier than normal this week. By the time you read this, the Sesqui-Centennial Celebration of the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg will be over. It is amazing to realize just how many men were killed…
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“Like” us, really “like” us

4th of July is next Thursday, so we have some early deadlines at The Beacon for next week’s edition. We pretty much have to have all material by Friday at 4 p.m. Information for our Coastlines supplement needs to be to us today, Thursday, June 27. You will have to…
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The first week of summer

I received a phone call last week from Vietnam era veteran Ted Petersen of Port Clinton. He informed me that there was one more Port Clinton name that was not listed who is on the Moving Wall that is the Vietnam Memorial. His name is Lance Kohanke, who would have…
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Fish, brats, ribs, music and Browns

The Port Clinton Knights of Columbus will continue their Summer Fish Fry this Friday, June 14, at the Denny Bergeman Memorial K of C Hall, 109 E Perry Street. The fish fries are held the second Friday of every month during the summer from 5 to 7:30 p.m. They have…
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