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The Great Swami predicts the future

Ok, it is New Years, so it is time once again for The Great Swami (otherwise known as your slightly cynical Beacon Newspaper Publisher) to predict what Ottawa County will look like in the year 2024. Just having a little fun… January 2024 – Port Clinton Mayor Bert Fall successfully…
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Merry Christmas and the Great Swami is near

This is our last issue of 2013. On behalf of our entire staff here at The Beacon, I would like to wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas and a truly happy and prosperous 2014. This past year we celebrated our 30th anniversary of providing our…
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Christmas is the giving season

As of last weekend the local Salvation Army Unit was running well short of its $64,000 goal for the 2013 Red Kettle Campaign. So with just a week before Christmas, I hope when you go shopping at any of the Red Kettle locations in Ottawa County, you dig deep and…
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Help us keep hands, heads and hearts warm this winter

The Mitten Tree, a Beacon holiday tradition, is already FULL! So we had a pickup from the nice folks at the Salvation Army and we are starting to decorate the tree again! So keep bringing us your contributions of gloves, mittens, scarves and hats to help us keep hands, heads…
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Holiday events and traditions fill the area

The Mitten Tree, a Beacon Holiday Tradition, is already filling up! We are once again asking for contributions of gloves, mittens, scarves, hats, etc. We ask that you please help us keep hands, heads and hearts warm this winter for needy children in Ottawa County. The Mitten Tree is located…
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The Mitten Tree is here

The Mitten Tree, a Beacon Holiday Tradition, goes up this week. Once again, we are asking for contributions of gloves, mittens, scarves, hats, etc. Our goal is the same every Holiday Season, so please help us keep hands, heads and hearts warm this winter for needy children in Ottawa County.…
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Give thanks, give back

Once again this holiday season St. Thomas Episcopal and Peace Lutheran Churches are joining together to provide a free turkey dinner with all the trimmings for the Port Clinton Community. The dinner will be served in the St. Thomas Guild Hall on E. Second Street from 5-6 tonight (Thursday, Nov.…
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