Aukerman named Director of Youth Sports

At the Monday, July 7, Port Clinton City Schools Board of Education meeting, Mr. Ron Aukerman was approved for the newly created position of Director of Youth Sports. Mr. Aukerman will be responsible for coordinating athletic activities for grades 3-6. “I am grateful to Mr. Adkins and the school board…
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Ottawa County’s brain gain: The Clinton House

Oak Harbor residents Jon and Carolyn Rodenhauser have reopened 106 West Perry Street, Port Clinton, as the Clinton House once again. The Clinton House, which used to be the old location of The Beacon, had a soft opening this past weekend and is planning to open full time in two…
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Port Clinton Women’s Club arts and crafts show

On Sunday, July 13, the Port Clinton Women’s Club will be holding its annual arts and crafts show at Lakeview Park. The event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to arts and crafts vendors, there will be food vendors and non-profit organizations present. For more information, call…
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On the Record with Mayor Vince Leone

Editor’s Note: Port Clinton Mayor Vince Leone will be doing an interview once a month addressing talked about topics in town on the record. Mayor Leone will also start coming to one Coffee with the Editor a month, dates to be announced. Coffee with the Editor is held at Common…
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Lakeside Chautauqua Fourth of July parade

Photos by Mark Schaffner The Lakeside Chautauqua Fourth of July parade started at 10 a.m. with the Children's Bike Parade in Perry Park. The Fourth of July Float Parade followed the bike parade traveling east to west on Second Street. The Grand Marshall for both parades was Les Cunningham, a…
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Community Markets wins Oak Harbor Chamber Independence Day fundraiser

Lester Weatherwax, Manager at Community Markets, and Cathe Riffle, cashier at Community Markets. In late May, the Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce kicked off a fundraising campaign for their annual Independence Day Celebration. Patriotic stars were sold at several businesses throughout town, and the response was wonderful. “We would…
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