Vote yes on Issue 6 to protect our parks 

Ohio ranks 47th per capita among the 50 states in the amount of public land available for outdoor recreation. Private land makes up approximately 95% of our state. Decades of unrestricted development have left the Buckeye State little space for woods, open fields, wild streams and open shoreline on the…
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Ward 2 Councilman's view on Issue 6

I am writing this letter to express my concerns about the upcoming election. Issue 6 has become quit controversial and I would like to ask the citizens to vote no. As written issue 6 inhibits council’s ability to do our job. We need to move forward with development to help…
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Yes on Issue 6

I’ve been paying attention to the debate about the development of our waterfront and whether the citizens of Port Clinton should be allowed to vote on the sale of our public lands, such as Waterworks Park. In my estimation, the primary issue is not whether I want development or to…
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Ward 3 Councilman's view on Issue 6

The background: In 1828 Ezekiel Haines proposed that the lakefront area near Perry and Jefferson Streets as they were in his time should remain free as a park. Bear in mind that Perry Street in his time was just in front of some of the homes on Perry Street. I…
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Lest we not forget Veterans Park

To the residents of Port Clinton, LEST WE NOT FORGET - VETERANS PARK! There is a battle taking place and it’s not pretty. It has become ugly because in the process, folks who are usually considered reasonable are showing their true colors as political operators. It wouldn’t be a big…
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Starving Artist

It seems that every time I step on the scale I am reminded that I m not a starving artist. It was an honor to accept the award for “Best of the Best Artist” in Ottawa County. For this I am grateful, and wish to thank everyone for that privilege.…
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Thank you for the water rescue

On Friday September 19th I was taking our family boat to Bass Haven Marina in Marblehead. On the way my engine overheated and died. Two fisherman from Solon, OH, who were in town for a bass tournament, rescued me and eased my level of panic and towed me to Bass…
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