Memorial Day Service

Dear Editor: This past Port Clinton Memorial Day service 2013 we were moved by featured speaker Jason Thomas’ remarks about his 9/11 experiences and heroics. I wish to thank Former Port Clinton Mayor/County Commissioner John Fritz and VFW Post 2480 Commander Richard Ellis for making Mr. Thomas’ visit possible. I…
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Letter to the Editor, (Port Clinton Lighthouse)

For nearly two years there has been a grass roots effort to restore the historic Port Clinton lighthouse, which the late Dave Jeremy fortuitously saved from destruction in 1952. The current owner, Darrell Brand, in an effort to ensure it would be preserved into the future, sought to gift it…
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Dear Readers, (Port Clinton Lighthouse)

Ever been given a gift and never received it? Ever been promised a gift and then told how you have to use it? That is where the City of Port Clinton is on the gift of the lighthouse. Sometime ago Mr. Darrell Brand offered to the City of Port Clinton…
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Thank you from United Way

United Way in Ottawa County would like to thank all the volunteers, sponsors, and golfers who made our 3rd Golf Invitational held at the Catawba Island Club on May 3a huge success. We would especially like to thank, Ben, Patrick, Ken and the entire staff at the club for making…
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Arbor day thank you

The City of Port Clinton Tree Commission held their Annual Arbor Day Celebration, Friday, April 26th. With the help of the following community members and local children, we were able to plant two beautiful Green Mountain Sugar Maple trees at the northwest corner of Jefferson and Second Streets. Cub Scout…
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GPAAC events

As this year marks an exciting time for Port Clinton and Ottawa County, so to it is for the Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council (GPAAC). With the summer season just around the corner, people will soon be making their way back to our area for the enjoyment brought by…
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Port Clinton Citizens: Don’t be a “Grasshole!”

It’s that time of year again. When lawns grow inches overnight and pent-up homeowners respond furiously with their lawnmowers. Bless their hearts for keeping our neighborhoods trim and good-looking. But, as you join this noble troop, please keep in mind that your lawn clippings belong in your lawn – not…
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