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Clyde defeats Oak Harbor, 42-0

Following a tough loss to Perkins last week, Clyde knew it would have to put that setback behind itself and refocus if it were to rebound this week against Oak Harbor.

The Fliers answered the call, scoring three touchdowns in the game’s first three minutes on its way to a 42-0 defeat of Oak Harbor in Sandusky Bay Conference action Friday.

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American Red Cross offers Disaster Volunteer Training

The American Red Cross of Ottawa County is actively recruiting community members to become Red Cross disaster volunteers. These volunteers will be trained as Disaster Action Team members to respond to fires, floods, tornadoes, and other emergency situations. As the weather turns colder and furnaces are turned on for the season, house fires become more common, and the need for trained volunteers rises. 

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Tall Ship prints for purchase

Located below is a gallery containing prints that we have of the Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial celebration reenactment. Each photo has a photo number in the description of the photo to make it easier to order. All prints are 8x10. Prints can be picked up at the Beacon office or mailed to the purchaser for an additional price. 

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PC boys soccer team defeats Edison

Port Clinton Boys soccer team hosted Edison Monday night. It was the last regular season game for 2013. Port Clinton won by a score of 5 to 1. The goals were scored by Simon Shulz (2), Nathan Stubblefield (2) and Will Mercurio (1). Assists were provided by Nathan Stubblefield (1) and Josh Brown (1). Tytan Rumball had 9 saves in goal. Port Clinton’s regular season record ended at 11-5-0 overall and 7-3-0 for the conference.

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Applepalooza a sweet addition to the Apple Festival

The crowd at Applepalooza from THe jUNK’s Facebook page via Carolyn Rodenhauser

Every year the second full weekend in October Oak Harbor holds its annual Apple Festival. This year the 35th annual celebration was held Oct. 11-13. The festival hosts the Apple Run 5k, a parade, baking contests, kiddie tractor pulls, food vendors, local apple orchard vendors, rides, entertainment and more. This year there was a revival of after-hours entertainment called Applepalooza.

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Walleye Madness fundraiser this Saturday

The Walleye Madness Committee is holding a fundraiser at Mango Mama’s located at 40 Madison Street on Saturday, Oct. 19, beginning at 8 p.m.

The theme of this year’s fall fundraiser is again “Conga for the Cause”, with entertainment by The Island Doctor.  

Also participating at this year’s fundraiser is a  talented tropical artist whose works can be viewed at www.LatitudeAttitudes.com. He will have a print to be raffled and original tropical art for sale. 

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ICS Holiday Evergreen Sale

Immaculate Conception School is getting into the spirit as it kicks off a festive holiday evergreen sale.  The fresh pine wreaths and garlands are harvested in the forested Cascade Mountains of the Pacific Northwest. This mountain environment makes the evergreens beautiful, fragrant, hearty, and strong. The fundraiser offers evergreen wreaths in various sizes, western cedar garlands, pine centerpieces, and natural pine cones. This holiday fundraiser will last through Nov.  4th with products being delivered the first week of December. If you are interested in purchasing fresh evergreens for the holidays, call the school at 419.734.3315 or talk to your favorite Immaculate Conception School Student.

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Davis-Besse sirens to be tested

At noon on Friday, Oct. 18, the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers will test the Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) sirens for the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station. The test of the sirens, covering an area of roughly ten miles surrounding the nuclear plant, will sound for three minutes. The three minute test activation is a required annual test. 

For additional information, contact Fred Petersen, Director, Ottawa County Emergency Management Agency, at 419.734.6900.

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Black Swamp Bird Observatory celebrates 20th anniversary

Guest speaker Joe Duff of Operation Migration draws a raffle winner for Kim Kaufman of BSBO. 

On Saturday evening at the Catawba Island Club, Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO) celebrated 20 years of bird conservation. The evening honored BSBO, its volunteers and featured keynote speaker Joe Duff, co-founder and CEO of Operation Migration. 

Guy Denny, retired chief of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and President of the Ohio Natural Areas and Preserves Association, was the Master of Ceremony for the evening.

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