Bicentennial

I was fortunate to attend the Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial and witness the ships in their glory. What a wonderful close to a great weekend. I would like to thank the P.O.R.T.S. Committee for bringing this event to fruition and entertaining the entire area for a long and beautiful…
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Waterworks Park

Such an amazing weekend with the Tall Ships coming to our area, the downtown having a festival and the PCYC's Green Island Race. I give gratitude for the organizers, volunteers and those who supported these events. It was nice seeing out of town visitors walking through Waterworks Park. I saw…
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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…
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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…
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Thank you VFW

Frank Moravcik and his great polka band have been helping the VFW Post 7572 Ladies Auxiliary Fight for the Cure since 2000. Ohio District 9 Post 7572 President Debbie Garrard and members of the Ladies Auxiliary are dedicated to the cancer program. The third Saturday of August with Frank‚Äôs music…
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Port Clinton lighthouse

The talk around PC these past few weeks has been the proposed development in Water Works Park. Two weeks ago Mike Rose and his team presented their concept for revitalizing the city at a packed public meeting at the Elks Lodge.
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Sound off Waterworks Park

Having just read the review of the Waterworks Park/downtown Port Clinton proposal, all I can say is "let's get started". Having been coming to the area for 60 years and being a property owner for 30 years, I have watched the decline of a thriving community and so many local…
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