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4th of July is next Thursday, so we have some early deadlines at The Beacon for next week’s edition. We pretty much have to have all material by Friday at 4 p.m. Information for our Coastlines supplement needs to be to us today, Thursday, June 27. You will have to…
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The first week of summer

I received a phone call last week from Vietnam era veteran Ted Petersen of Port Clinton. He informed me that there was one more Port Clinton name that was not listed who is on the Moving Wall that is the Vietnam Memorial. His name is Lance Kohanke, who would have…
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Fish, brats, ribs, music and Browns

The Port Clinton Knights of Columbus will continue their Summer Fish Fry this Friday, June 14, at the Denny Bergeman Memorial K of C Hall, 109 E Perry Street. The fish fries are held the second Friday of every month during the summer from 5 to 7:30 p.m. They have…
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Happy birthday to Mary Alice

Mark Thursday, June 20, down on your calendar for a gala Wine Tasting Kickoff Party for the 6th Annual Catawba/Marblehead Parade of Homes at Mon Ami from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. There will be several local wine distributors in attendance along with hors d’oeuvres and a band in the Chalet,…
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Run or walk for humanity on Sunday

With all of the recent problems regarding schools in the news these days…shootings, tornadoes and the like…it might be a good idea to attend a special training program at the Danbury High School Auditorium tonight (Thursday, May 30) at 7 p.m. You will learn about how Danbury Schools will respond…
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Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day

It is Memorial Day Weekend, which means the Walleye Festival is in town. We are adding a Dining, Entertainment, Boating and Fishing section this week titled COASTLINES. The entire schedule for the Walleye Festival is included. Given good weather, the Memorial Day weekend also brings a lot of extra traffic,…
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Fourth fireworks are fully funded

Great News…the Port Clinton Fourth of July Fireworks will be the “Full Monty” this year, thanks to the generosity of Ken and Gerri Gill. After the $500 gas card raffle hosted by Friendship Stores, the fund still came up short of their $8,000 goal by almost $1,300. Well, Ken and…
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