Krupp honored on new fire truck

The Port Clinton Fire Department recently purchased a new fire truck and the truck was named after the longest serving fireman on the squad, Thomas J. Krupp. Krupp has served on the department for 50 years.
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Beacon places at MACPA Conference

Publisher John Schaffner going over dispatches from Ohio with Ulysses S. Grant at the MACPA Conference in Gettysburg. At the Mid-Atlantic Community Papers Association Conference held in Gettysburg, PA, The Beacon won three awards: First place, single ad large space for Toft’s DairySecond place, restaurant ad for Tin Goose DinerSecond…
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Board of Elections primary and registration information

The closing date for new voter registration and changes of address for the 2017 May Primary Election is Monday, April 3. Extended hours on that day are 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. The Board of Elections office is located at 8444 W. SR 163, Oak Harbor. The only precinct having an election…
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Emigh sentenced for Aggravated Possession of Drugs

Robert A. Emigh, 37, has been sentenced to twenty four months in prison after pleading guilty to Aggravated Possession of Drugs in connection with a search warrant executed at his home in December 2015. Ottawa County Common Pleas Court Judge Bruce Winters handed down the sentence last Thursday. According to…
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Bankston pleads guilty to two felonies

A Toledo man was sentenced to eight years in prison for entering a Genoa home and assaulting a man last summer, according to Ottawa County Prosecuting Attorney James VanEerten. Marus Bankston, 30, pleaded guilty to charges of Attempted Aggravated Burglary and Felonious Assault, both felonies of the second degree. Ottawa…
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Remediation needed at WWP

Map from the SME report. On Monday, March 20, a special meeting of Port Clinton City Council was held to present the findings of the environmental study done at Waterworks Park by SME. SME helps their clients with environmental challenges, site development and redevelopment, and facility rehabilitation and maintenance. They…
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Knights of Columbus gives to Danbury Food Pantry

The St. Joseph/Marblehead Knights of Columbus raised $1000 for the Danbury Food Pantry from their clambake that they held in October. Front, left to right are Barb Wisniewski, Jan Hirt from the Danbury Food Pantry and Joe Stys, St. Joseph/Marblehead Knights of Columbus Grand Knight. In the back are members…
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