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Boat haul-in season has arrived on the north coast

The Port Clinton Knights of Columbus will start their Summer Fish Fry schedule this Friday, April 12. They will be held the second Friday of every month this summer from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Denny Bergeman K of C Hall, 109 E. Perry Street. Your avorite Lake Erie Perch, Shrimp…
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The Tin Goose flies again!

I got to fly the Ford Tri-Motor last Friday. Not THE Ford Tri-Motor, but the flight simulator at the Liberty Air Museum. I got the plane up and down safely from Carl Keller field to the Put-in-Bay airport. However, we did a hop to Kelleys Island and my landing there…
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It's egg huntin' season

Did you hear about popular local singer Ron Howard? Ronnie is the lead singer in the band Cruisin’ and does other performance gigs as well. Anyway, a couple of weeks ago, his auto caught fire and he lost everything, I mean everything. He lost the car, which also had all…
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Spring is here... kinda, sorta

We have officially moved to the sunny side of the Spring Equinox. From now on the daylight hours are longer than the dark hours. Now, if we could only get Mother Nature to cooperate! We have recently updated and upgraded our website, www.thebeacon.net. In the past few weeks, we have…
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Get your green on

A sign of spring surer than robins in the back yard--the Miller Boat Line begins service from Catawba to South Bass Island on Friday, March 15. That’s tomorrow folks! They also begin service to Middle Bass on Friday, March 29.
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March madness, sadness and gladness

More infrastructure work is being done in Port Clinton. Waterline replacement work on Maple Street started on Monday. Ed Burdue is the subcontractor for this work. Due to the age of the water-main infrastructure in the area, it is possible for sudden water loss due to depressurization of the water…
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Finding Wiley in Las Vegas, Nevada

I found Wiley!!! No, not Wylie Walleye, Larry Wiley, the star running back of the undefeated Port Clinton football team of 1962. I had a Publishers Business Summit in Las Vegas last Saturday. I couldn’t get a flight out until late Sunday, so I made arrangements to spend some time…
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