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Just under 12 hours left in the Best of …

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Just under 12 hours left in the Best of the Best competition

The deadline for voting in the Best of the Best competition is midnight tonight (Monday, August 31)! Online votes can be cast BY CLICKING HERE. Paper ballots can be turned in...

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Compassion and fun at Firelight Glow Run

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Compassion and fun at Firelight Glow Run

The inaugural Firelight Cross Country Glow Run was held on Saturday night, August 29, at Waterworks Park in Port Clinton. The run was a benefit for Lucas Gutman, a little...

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PCHS Leadership Council held team buildi…

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PCHS Leadership Council held team building activities

The entire staff and student body of Port Clinton High School spent a beautiful Friday afternoon involved in team building activities on August 21.  PCHS Leadership Council planned the event...

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Walleye Capital

I was happy to see the rendering of a possible view of downtown Port Clinton in The Beacon.  It is exceptional, especially including the downtown and the waterfront as one package.  However, I take exception with “Walleye Capital of the World.”  If we keep using that tag line aren’t we potentially only appealing to a small part of the audience we want to reach?  Why not use a more inclusive tag line like Fish. Play. Eat. Shop. Port Clinton, Ohio   or - Where relaxing, shopping, touring and fishing come together – Port Clinton, Ohio.

Barbara Radebaugh
Catawba Island

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Cadigan names Coroner’s staff

Dan Cadigan, M.D., Ottawa County Coroner, has announced the staffing of the Ottawa County Coroner’s Office. 

David Bodie, M.D., will be Deputy Coroner for Ottawa County. Dr. Bodie is a native of Port Clinton and is presently a Family Practice Physician at Port Clinton Medical Associates. As Deputy Coroner, Dr Bodie will be available to perform the Coroner’s duties in the Coroner’s absence.

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Judge Hany goes back to school at PCHS

Judge Frederick (“Fritz”) C. Hany II of the Ottawa County Municipal Court recently had the opportunity to speak to the Port Clinton High School government classes.  

Hany was welcomed by Mr. Greg Scalf, Port Clinton High School educator, who relayed to the students that “Judge Hany is a long serving and respected Judge who is known as a ‘fair’ judge, treating everyone who comes in to the courtroom with respect.”

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Danbury inducts new NHS members

The Danbury High School National Honor Society held its Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 20, in the Gailord Braithwaite Auditorium. Congratulations to the new members, sophomores James Dorko, Caleb Gerber, Joseph Mintz, and Taylon Molnar; juniors Allison Ahrens and Alyssa Biro; and senior Morgan Snyder.

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