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Open letter to the residents of Port Clinton from CORD

The Beacon has asked C.O.R.D. to respond to the mayor’s open letter of last week and we thank Mr. Schaffner for the opportunity. The mayor, as spokesman has reiterated his accomplishments thus far and we need to remind the mayor and council members that that is what they have been…
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Clarification on Veterans Park

I would like to respond to a pair of letters published recently in The Beacon, and also circulated on social media from Roger Smith and Bob Walls, Sr. regarding the alleged City of Port Clinton effort to turn Veterans Park into a parking lot. Folks, it did not happen! How…
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Danbury Fire Department

Danbury Township Fire Department continued the tradition of the Annual Labor Day Spaghetti Dinner. Once again, the support and attendance of the residents in our community made this year very successful with more than 500 dinners being served.
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Do you want the right to vote? 

Sale of Water Works Park establishes a dangerous precedent allowing the city to sell valuable public space for private development with minimal justification. This means any public space could be a future candidate. That’s why I’m voting YES to protect Port Clinton Parks on November 4th. Are we a city…
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Veterans Park and Issue 6

I would like to say to Roger Smith, your letter in the Sandusky Register (10-6-14) was the best ever, you told it like it was, and I remember the day very well. It was early one morning in 1998 when our administration had heavy equipment moved in on the north…
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Port Clinton Councilman's view on Issue 6

My mother’s favorite saying has to be; “What part of NO don’t you understand?” Now, to her credit she would only use this line on the rare occasion when I would repeatedly ask for something I really didn’t need but wanted. Although quite rhetorical in nature, mom’s favorite statement can…
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