The Marblehead Bank announces new board member

The Marblehead Bank is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to their Board of Directors. Tyler L. Brown, of Marblehead, has accepted the role of board member for The Marblehead Bank. “As one of the owners of Browns Dairy, Tyler has a strong business background with a small community perspective,” said William Tuttamore, President of the Marblehead Bank.

Joining a six member board comprise of business leaders, community citizens and shareholders, Tyler brings a broad knowledge of finance and a sharp focus on local issues.

Mr. Brown replaces longtime board member Donald P. Greene, who has retired from the board. “I wish to thank Don for his many years of dedicated service to the board and know that his retirement from the board creates new opportunities to be with his family,” said William Tuttamore. Mr. Brown will also serve as a Director for the bank’s holding company, Marblehead Bancorp.

“The Marblehead Bank is stronger than ever and we have just completed our 107th anniversary. Adding Tyler Brown to this committed Board of Directors enables us to position the bank for the next steps in our successful history,” said Thomas Lane, Chairman of The Marblehead Bank Board of Directors.


Edgewood Manor Health and Rehab Center to host The ABC’s of Joint Replacement

Edgewood Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center will be hosting a Joint Replacement Class on September 22 at 6 p.m.  The class will be held at Edgewood Manor, 1330 S. Fulton Street, Port Clinton. 

The class will contain a wide variety of information pertaining to Joint Replacement Procedures.  Topics will be useful for individuals at various stages, from those considering undergoing the joint replacement to those that have scheduled their procedure.  Michael Lopez, Rehabilitation Director, will be on hand to answer questions and concerns about the rehabilitation process.

Light refreshments will be provided.  For questions or to RSVP (By September 18th) call 419.734.5506.


A night of humor, music and fun is coming to the peninsula

The Danbury Laker Athletic Boosters are hosting Main Street Dueling Pianos at St. Mary Social Hall on Saturday, November 1. The Main Street website touts the show as an addictive experience where the musical team performs an all-request show with a healthy dose of comedy thrown in to entertain. Members of audience submit requests and donations to hear their favorite song or a donation to end a song that’s not a favorite. This becomes a real tug of war amongst the audience. There will also be sideboards, bingo and 50/50 raffles throughout the night.

Ticket price is $25, which includes a delicious BBQ buffet prepared by Mesenberg Creative Catering, draft beer, soda and water. Purchase ten tickets at once to reserve a table. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and the entertainment begins at 7 p.m.

For tickets or information, contact Bill Chapman at 419-573-2214, Crystal Chapman at 419-656-9005 or Drew Davie at 419-798-4037 or request by email at


Black wins second career MJMA title

Port Clinton graduate and current sophomore at Davenport University Sean Black continued his recent streak of good bowling this past weekend at the 27th Annual MJMA Jackson Classic by winning his second career MJMA title.  

Black qualified 8th after Saturday with games of 169-172-203-242-177-190-236-179.  Black came back on Sunday with games of 220-211-215-177-201-231-165-214-207-206-175-199 and a 8-4 match play record and jumping to the first place seed.  Black met Ryan Winters of Livonia, MI, and came away the victor 183-173.  This was Black's second consecutive MJMA where he advanced to the championship match and 3rd out of the last 4, where he is 2-1 in title matches.


Best of the Best awards ceremony almost sold out!

As of this morning we had to get 50 more tickets to our awards ceremony printed to accommodate demand for those who were nominated! If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, please call The Beacon office at 419-732-2154 or ensure your place at the awards ceremony if you haven’t already.


See you on Thursday, September 18!


Terra State Fall Job Fair Sept. 24

The annual Terra State Community College Fall Job Fair is just a couple of weeks away and now is the time to prepare.

“We encourage any job seekers who plan to attend to update their resumes and prepare a list of questions to ask employers,” said Joan Gamble, Coordinator of Career Services at the college. “And while they’re at it, they should pick out appropriate attire and dress to impress.”

The Job Fair is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 24 in the Student Activities Center. It is open to Terra State students, alumni and community members.


Programs for babies and toddlers at Ida Rupp

The Ida Rupp Public Library is running a Babies and Books program Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. The program is 20-25 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes intended for children ages 6-23 months accompanied by their caregiver. Play and social time will follow for those who participate in the program.

The dates of the program are September 17 and 24; October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; and November 5.


Women Pilots Come to Aviation Museum

Flying to Carl Keller Field for the 21st year, the September 21 meeting of the All-Ohio Ninety-Nines, International Organization of Women Pilots, will be held this year at the Liberty Aviation Museum.  For many years the group celebrated with the Gypsum Reunion at the hangar.  

Pilots and spouses, who are called 49 ½’s, will fly or drive to Port Clinton for a business meeting to hear information on the airport presented by Stan Gebhardt, to visit the museum and eat at the diner.

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