Chamber’s Classic Car Show

The Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 22nd Annual Classic Car Show this Saturday, August 1, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Port Clinton. Cars, trucks and bikes from virtually every era and every make will be on display on the on Madison Street. Proud…
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Art Walk tonight

The last two years, the Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council has put together a monthly Art Walk in downtown Port Clinton and tonight is the night! It starts at 5 p.m. and runs to 8 p.m. There will be dozens of artisans on the sidewalks along with other interesting…
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Just a nor’easter away

Mary Alice and I sat on the deck at Port Clinton Yacht Club last Saturday evening with our friends Jeanine and Denny Bergeman, and I was astonished by the amount of debris flowing out of the Portage River. This has obviously been caused by the high amount of rainfall we…
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ODOT projects

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District Two has announced the start of the US 6/SR 53 roundabout project, which includes constructing a new roundabout at US 6/SR 53 along with an access road to Terra State Community College. Work will also include culvert replacement at Muskellunge Creek. Miller Bros.…
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National Rifle and Pistol Championships

Ohio 5th District Congressman Bob Latta has been selected to fire the First Shot downrange at this Monday’s annual First Shot Ceremony at Camp Perry, officially opening the 2015 National Rifle and Pistol Championships. No doubt, driving through the area during the next six weeks, you will see license plates…
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Parade of Homes this weekend

This weekend is the 8th Annual Catawba/Marblehead Parade of Homes, which The Beacon sponsors. We have 15 stops on the parade this year, an all-time record: 8 on Catawba and 7 on the Marblehead Peninsula. We have a 32-page tab inserted in this week’s paper with all the details on…
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Chick Schaffner Memorial

Last Monday, in between the raindrops, we managed to complete our 26th Annual “Chick” Schaffner (Mayfly) Memorial Charity Golf Tournament at CIC. It was, once again, a great event and we raised gobs of $$$ for Stein Hospice and the American Heart Association. My first thanks goes out to my…
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