Record year for Apple Festival

By Jasmine CuppPhotos by Rob Zajac The 36th annual Apple Festival filled the streets of downtown Oak Harbor Saturday and Sunday. It is estimated that 20,000 people came to the festival throughout the weekend. The smell of apple butter and apple dumplings filled the autumn air for the festival, which…
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Make a costume at the October Art Walk

Families who visit the complimentary costume tent at the Port Clinton Area Art Walk on Thurs., Oct. 23 from 5-8 p.m. will have an opportunity to fashion a mask and patch together a costume out of recycled materials and art supplies. The event will be located inside and just in…
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Humane Society awarded donation

The winner of the 50/50 raffle at the Best of the Best award ceremony, Kim Bennett-Fleenor, chose the Humane Society of Ottawa County to be the recipient of the other half of the money raised at the raffle. Pictured here are (L to R) Trudi St. Clair, Christy Hayden, Ashley…
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Lakeside-Marblehead hosts Lighthouse Festival

By Jasmine CuppPhotos by Rob Zajac The Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival, sponsored by the Marblehead Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and Lakeside Chautauqua, took place Saturday, October 11. The family friendly festival live entertainment, children’s crafts, a pumpkin decorating contest, plein air artists, arts and crafts vendors, a farmers market, hayrides, sailboat…
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Citizens and organizations speak on Issue 6

On Tuesday, October 7, the Port Clinton City Council Planning and Development Committee held an open forum meeting to hear residents, organizations and businesses opinions on Issue 6. Issue 6 is a ballot initiative that has proposed City residents have a separate vote in a general election on the leasing…
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Flushing hydrants begins October 14

Flushing hydrants will begin October 14 and will continue until the entire town is completed. Customers may experience temporary discoloration of water in areas near the flushing. Check the water for discoloration before use. Doing laundry during this time is discouraged.
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How will/would you vote on Port Clinton's Issue 6?

With Election Day approaching, The Beacon is conducting an informal survey to see what reader's views are in Issue 6, the ballot initiative proposing that citizens have a right to vote on if the City wants to lease or sell any park land in Port Clinton City limits. Take the…
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