Fritz endorses Winters

In a stunning political reversal, former Port Clinton Mayor and Ottawa County Commissioner, John Fritz, who pushed State Representative Chris Redfern for his first government job as Ottawa County Litter Control Director and also encouraged Redfern’s first run for elected office (County Commissioner), has moved away from his former protégé…
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Grand reopening ribbon cutting for Desdemonas

Front L to R: Dorothy Henry Vice President of Marblehead Chamber, Bailey VanKirk co-owner of Desdemonas, Laura Brown-Egan co-owner of Desdemonas, Sandee Abele co-founder of original Desdemonas. Back row L to R: Judy Balson Executive Director of Marblehead Chamber, Bailey’s husband James Cagle, Marblehead Mayor Jackie Bird, Pete Schwager Chamber…
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Ottawa County’s Best of the Best

The Beacon is running its first Best of the Best contest. To vote, readers can fill out a ballot that are found in The Beacon on page 9A or voting can take place online at surveymonkey.com/s/thebeaconbestofthebest2014 . The contest will determine the Best of the Best in Ottawa County. The…
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Ottawa County Brain Gain: Debbie Hymore Tester

An Oak Harbor graduate, Debbie Hymore Tester has made a happy, comfortable home in the Port Clinton community as a business owner. Business owner is not the only claim to fame that Debbie has; she is a former Mayor of Port Clinton, she was co-chair of the PORTS committee, she…
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Weird Animals Vacation Bible School

A summer kids’ event called Weird Animals VBS will be hosted at Oak Harbor United Methodist Church from August 11-15. At Weird Animals, kids will learn about some of God’s most creative creations. They’ll participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and dig into yummy…
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TNT-till next time mentoring program

60 mentors are needed for BCS and Port Clinton City Schools by August 1. The program helps keep students in school, improves grades and self-esteem, and teaches how to relate to all kinds of people. Mentors can expect a fulfilling experience by supporting other students while giving back to the…
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