Annual public meeting set to elect WSOS board members

Public meetings to elect one low-income representative to the Board of Directors of WSOS Community Action Commission from each of the four primary counties WSOS serves have been scheduled. Representatives currently serving are eligible for re-election or new representatives may be elected. 


Waterworks Park

My wife and I own a unit at Waterfronts II condominium and I spent all my youth summers on Ascher Beach. As an attorney I have assisted developers of residential condominiums, including the "expandable" type, where the builder retains the option to discontinue completing the project at any time if actual sales of initial units do not justify or support constructing all the additional units that had been projected.


Art Walk: Lake Erie – Celebration of the Lake

Thursday, Sept. 27, the Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council held the last art walk of the 2013 season. The art walk was themed Lake Erie- Celebration of the Lake. Many people came out for the last hurrah and are excited to see the art walk come back again next season.


Downtown Port Clinton

My wife and I have been part time residents  since 1987. Starting out in Blue Teal, next to Breezy Acres and for the last 20 years on Catawba Island.  After listening and reading all your articles in the Beacon regarding Waterworks Parks future I realize residents of Port Clinton want things to stay the way they have been and make no changes.


Muffler Smiths join Brakes for Breasts

The Muffler Smiths Complete Auto Repair is proudly supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month by participating in the Brakes for Breasts campaign fundraiser where during the month of October this independently-owned auto repair shop is joining 50 other independent shops representing 19 states across the U.S. by offering their customers FREE brake pads and donating 10% of every brake service directly to The Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Vaccine Research Fund.


The Humane Society receives donation from campground

This weekend a trailer pulled up to the Ottawa County Humane Society loaded with donations for the animals. The benefactors were from Leafy Oaks Campgrounds, 6955 W. State Route 101 , Clyde.  Samantha Gilbert, Tricia Anderson and Cathy Hossler headed the drive at the campgrounds during the summer and raised nearly $5000.


Emily’s GSE Jewelers celebrates one year anniversary

Oct. 1 marks the one year anniversary of Emily’s GSE Jewelers.  

Emily Baumert of Oak Harbor bought the business, formerly known as GSE Jewelers, when previous owners Roger and Linda Velliquette retired. Acting as store manager for 11 of the 25 years that GSE Jewelers was in operation, Baumert opted to buy the business after the Velliquettes offered the opportunity.


Beck Suppliers and BP make donation to Ruth Ann’s House

Beck Suppliers with the help of BP has made a donation to Ruth Ann’s House in the amount of $4,500. Ottawa County Transitional Housing Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides housing, supportive services and advocacy (Ruth Ann’s House) for the homeless women with or without children who are survivors of domestic violence. OCTHI guides and assists women on a self-directed basis in transition toward self-sufficiency and personal growth.


Port Clinton Seniors host Big Band Dance

Early reservations are recommended for PC Seniors' 10th Anniversary Big Band Dance, "Moments to Remember", reminiscent of proms, home coming dances and high school days. The dance will be held on Sunday, Nov. 3rd, from 2-5 p.m., at the Moose Lodge Hall, 1105 W. Lakeshore Drive, Port Clinton. Admission is $10 advance reservation or $12 at the door and includes an hors d’oeuvres buffet, door prizes, and 50/50 raffles. 

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