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Candidate’s night October 2

Tonight is a big night, as usual, with the annual Candidate’s Night at the Port Clinton Elks Lodge sponsored by the Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Port Clinton Business and Professional Women. Here is your chance to hear about the issues and hear directly from the candidates…
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Indian Summer

I get on my soapbox about this time every year! Many folks, including business people, are of the belief that “the season” ends on Labor Day weekend. I just checked the weather forecast…sunny and warm all the way into next week, and probably beyond. Extended warm Lake Erie temperatures tend…
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Best of the Best awards ceremony Sept 18

We have completed our vote count on Ottawa County’s Best of the Best Contest. The results are most interesting. In fact, we have the top three in each category listed in The Beacon this week. We will be holding our gala Best of the Best Awards Program at Mon Ami…
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Washington Properties current proposal on our website

I occasionally read the popular local Facebook page, “Talk of Port Clinton (uncensored)” and I have noted that there is some confusion from time to time by folks contributing to that page, particularly as it relates to the proposed development at Waterworks Park in Port Clinton. Since the CORD folks…
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Ely visits the B-17

It was quite a weekend at the Liberty Air Museum and Carl Keller Field. Remote Control airplanes, plus a visit by several vintage World War II vintage aircraft. My grandson Ely wanted to climb in the B-17 and take a look. Even though he is only 2 1/2, he was…
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Avengers, art and Gem Beach Rocks

Appetite for the Arts was also held over the weekend at the big new hangar behind the Tin Goose Diner and the Liberty Air Museum. While we were there on Saturday morning, one of the “Avenger” World War II U.S. Navy Bombers arrived and was on display. Very impressive! They…
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Miracles for Melissa

Brenda Belcher and her gang at Salon 53 in Harbor Lights Landing is having a very special fundraiser this Sunday for her sister-in-law Melissa Belcher who has been diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Melissa was a teacher and coach in the Toledo area and a native of Fremont. She…
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