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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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Sound Off — March 8

DD AwarenessIn honor of Developmental Disabilities (DD) Awareness Month, we at REM Ohio Inc. would like to take this opportunity to encourage all Ohioans to learn more about individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Sound Off — March 1

Responsible developmentC.O.R.D. is responding to a recent letter in the Beacon, Feb. 2, concerning development in Port Clinton. Yes, Port Clinton needs economic development. Given our county’s present economic situation, what community doesn’t?
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Sound Off — Feb. 9

International Food FestHeartbeat of Ottawa County wishes to give a huge thank-you to all community members who participated in our International Food Fest. Thanks to Heartbeat Board Members, community volunteers, area restaurants, and businesses, this years event was a great success.
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