Updated Events Calendar, Aug 29-Sept 4

There have been a few revisions in the events for the Bicentennial Celebrations calendar. The following schedule is up to date as of this morning, Aug. 29, at 9 a.m.

Notes on parking for the downtown Port Clinton events and the Miller Ferry are listed at the bottom of this calendar.


OH looks to remain among the SBC's best

Head Coach: Mike May, 6th year, 26-24
Last Year: 7-3 (5-2 SBC)

Outlook: Despite having lost a number of key players from last season, including all-time leading rusher Mark Konieczny, the Oak Harbor Rockets expect to pick up right where they left off in 2012.


Museum open extended hours

Tidying the exterior of the Ottawa County Museum in preparation for the Tall Ships Weekend.

The Ottawa County Museum, 126 W. Third St. in Port Clinton, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30 through Sept. 2.


Rockets defeat Redskins in volleyball

The Oak Harbor Varsity Volleyball team defeated Port Clinton in three games Tuesday night:  25-22, 25-17, 25-22.  Leading the team with kills was Rebekah Rayburn with 10.  Athena Eli brought the Rockets back into the game with a serving spree and came away with 5 aces and 14 total digs.


Waterworks Park

In response to the Aug. 15 Beacon article regarding the Waterworks Park development, we would like to make a couple of comments regarding why the million dollar development would not be conducive for full and part-time residents.

Most residents along E. Perry Street are against the development and so are we. We love the small town ambience and flavor of the city and always feel welcome and privileged to be part of this town on the Lake Erie shore. This is heaven for us. The disturbance of the community/city would be an unwelcoming event and make it not ours or any middle class folks choice of choosing.


Downtown planters

As my wife and I were walking through downtown Port Clinton the night of Aug. 21 we were struck by the lack of care (watering) that some of the large planters were receiving. Plants in some of the planters looked very nice, indicating that some business owners were caring for them. Others, however, (including several located in front of some of the few remaining viable businesses downtown) looked very sad. The flowers were not in good shape and not very attractive. 


Port Clinton class of 1963 reunion

Port Clinton Class of 1963 is having their 50th Class Reunion and are unable to locate some of their classmates. If anyone knows any of the following classmates and can provide information to contact them please call Alice (Lowe) Meier at 419-734-1972 or Dave Thompson at 419-385-1693:

Gaile Miller Boblet, Dennis Buckwalter, Eddie Buxton, Linda McGlothlin Deneau, Sandra Runyon Elswick, Geraldine Younce Kreager, Linda Chaffin Lape, David Leighton, Stanley Mike Mista and Anita Montano Ortiz.

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