Lighthouse Festival

The Lighthouse Festival in Lakeside and Marblehead celebrated the bounty and the beauty of a perfect fall weekend in Ottawa County; the majesty of the Marblehead lighthouse; the talents of local entertainers, cooks, vendors, artisans and re-enactors; the simple pleasures of childhood; and the hospitality and camaraderie of friends and…
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Funding sought to build walk path in Port Clinton

On Tuesday, the WSOS Board of Directors gave its approval to WSOS staff to apply for $30,000 from the Ohio Capitol Corporation for Housing Place-Based Strategies Fund. These funds will be used to demolish one or more blighted structures in the Conestoga West area of Port Clinton. The demolition would…
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Tall Ship prints for purchase

Located below is a gallery containing prints that we have of the Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial celebration reenactment. Each photo has a photo number in the description of the photo to make it easier to order. All prints are 8x10. Prints can be picked up at the Beacon office…
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Applepalooza a sweet addition to the Apple Festival

The crowd at Applepalooza from THe jUNK’s Facebook page via Carolyn Rodenhauser Every year the second full weekend in October Oak Harbor holds its annual Apple Festival. This year the 35th annual celebration was held Oct. 11-13. The festival hosts the Apple Run 5k, a parade, baking contests, kiddie tractor…
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Walleye Madness fundraiser this Saturday

The Walleye Madness Committee is holding a fundraiser at Mango Mama’s located at 40 Madison Street on Saturday, Oct. 19, beginning at 8 p.m. The theme of this year’s fall fundraiser is again “Conga for the Cause”, with entertainment by The Island Doctor. Also participating at this year’s fundraiser is…
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Davis-Besse sirens to be tested

At noon on Friday, Oct. 18, the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers will test the Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) sirens for the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station. The test of the sirens, covering an area of roughly ten miles surrounding the nuclear plant, will sound for three minutes. The three minute…
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