Help plan the Walleye Festival

Main Street Port Clinton is inviting local citizens to get involved in the planning of the 2014 Walleye Festival. A meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 8:30 a.m. at 110 Madison Street in downtown. Bring your ideas and suggestions to help make the Festival the best ever.…
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Summer cooling bills assistance program deadline is Aug. 30

In Ottawa County, WSOS’s Summer Crisis Program helped 58 households, who received 15 air conditioners and 14 fans, and were assisted with utility bills in the amount of $2,484. Those who have not yet applied for assistance have until Friday, Aug. 30, to submit an application. Appointments are needed to…
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The Building Doctor comes to Port Clinton in September

Main Street Port Clinton will be hosting a free Building Doctor Clinic on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. at Commodore Perry located at 255 Lakeshore Drive in Port Clinton. Experts from the Ohio Historic Preservation office will help building owners preserve the features that make old buildings appealing while…
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Perch Dinner and Redskin Football Preview Aug. 23

Tickets are now on sale for a Perch Dinner prior to the Redskin Football Preview vs. Bellevue at True Lay Stadium on Aug. 23. Pre-tickets can be purchased at Rich’s Carry Out in Port Clinton or from any Port Clinton Fullbacker member. Lake Erie perch, cole slaw, fresh cut fries,…
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New fence at Otterbein

Otterbein residents Anna and Dave Glasmire, who helped fund the fence project The Ottawa-Sandusky-Seneca Solid Waste District provided a grant to Otterbein North Shore, Marblehead, to replace a deteriorating wooden fence that surrounded the generator, recycling and trash containers. A requirement of the grant was that the fence had to…
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Dancin’ the Beach

By Karin Messner (Excerpted from The Beacon, Feb.-March, 1987) Terrace Beach Dance Hall, or Ballroom, or Gem Beach, or Twin Beach Resort, or whatever your era called it, must have been the most famous spot on the Northcoast.
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