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Sound Off — June 7

Make a differenceA big HSOC thanks goes to the employees of Key Bank for stopping by the Humane Society on May 24 and helping out for their “Neighbors Make The Difference” program. In addition to playing with the animals, the employees walked dogs, brushed cats and helped with some of…
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Sound Off — April 26

Easter thanksThe City of Port Clinton would like to say thank you to the businesses and the individuals who donated for the 2012 Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza. Thank you to Wendy’s, The Elks Lodge, Community Markets, Miller Boat Line, Bennett Enterprises (Big Boy’s), Piccadilly Circus, Eagles Ladies Auxiliary, PC Fraternal…
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Sound Off — April 19

Here’s to All Volunteers“Here’s to all volunteers, those dedicated people who believe in all work and no pay,” penned speechwriter Robert Orben. This National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, we at the Greater Toledo Area Chapter are celebrating our own dedicated volunteers and partners, the people who make the American Red…
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Sound Off — April 12

Never forgetThis spring marks the 70th anniversary of the fall of Bataan and Corregidor. On Dec. 7, 1941, the world was shocked by the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and mere hours later the Japanese bombed Manila, Guam, Wake and other sites in the Pacific forcing the United States and…
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Sound Off — April 5

Castle or bunker?It’s been said that a man’s home is his castle. I’m wondering about that … especially if you live in the east end of Port Clinton. It may be that a sound-proof bunker would be more appropriate.
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Sound Off — March 29

The “Grassholes” are back!It’s that time of year again in Port Clinton. Trees are budding, grass is growing and the “Grassholes” are dumping grass in the streets again.Familiar with the term “Grasshole?” This is an inconsiderate or unthinking person who, when cutting their lawns, lets their lawn mower blow grass…
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Sound Off — March 22

‘Sewing smiles’In September of 2010, I wrote in The Beacon of my granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth, who was undergoing cancer treatment at the time. We remain grateful for the response we received.
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