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Coffee with the Editor starting Feb. 5 at Common Grounds

The Beacon is teaming up with Common Grounds to start a community discussion group with our editor Jasmine Cupp called Coffee with the Editor. Members of the community are invited to bring suggestions, opinion and discussion to Common Grounds Wednesday mornings at 9 a.m. Common Grounds will be offering 99¢…
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State of the Village Address, Village of Marblehead, 2014

By Mayor Jacqueline Bird As it is told, in the early 1800’s the first settlers arrived on the Marblehead Peninsula. The goal was to survey the new territory provided to them after being burned out by the British during the Revolution. Though some took advantage of this new frontier, most…
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State accredits Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities

The Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities (OCBDD) has been accredited by the State of Ohio for the quality services and supports it provides to people with disabilities. An accreditation certificate was been issued to the Board by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities on Jan. 7. A comprehensive review…
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Bill Sorg honored by Commissioners

From left to right: Ottawa County Commissioner James Sass, William Sorg, Commissioner Jo Ellen Regal, Commissioner Steven Arndt On Jan. 14, the Ottawa County Commissioners recognized Ottawa County Veteran William “Bill” Sorg of American Legion Post 279, Elmore. Sorg was drafted into the United States Army in March 1969. After…
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Judge Hany administers oath

Left to right: Township Trustees Matt Widmer (Clay), Keith Heilman (Portage), Ken Gyde (Carroll), Rodney Biggert (Carroll), Sam Conte (Portage), Dale Collins (Portage), Victor Harder (Salem), Wesley Gahler (Benton), James Buhro (Benton), Mike Milbrodt (Benton), Ron Buehler (Salem), Mitch Hoyle (Clay).
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