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Perch, Peach, Pierogi and Polka Festival Labor Day Weekend

This Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Labor Day weekend, will be the 10th annual Perch, Peach, Pierogi and Polka Festival in downtown Port Clinton. The event is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. The festival Friday night is opend from 5-9:30 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. There is a cover charge of $3 and children are free.

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VAPORS: electronic cigarette superstore

A new specialty electronic smoke shop is now open in the Bassett’s Shopping Center Plaza: VAPORS. VAPORS boasts of having the highest quality electronic cigarette and e-liquid selection of anywhere in our area. There is a wide variety of styles and colors of electronic cigarettes and accessories along with 103 different flavors of e-liquids and their inventory is continuously growing. The flavors vary from tobacco brand flavors to desserts and fruits.

“With a regular cigarette the user is breathing in tar and the product is combusting,” said owner and vapor guru Michael. “The electronic cigarette is different in that contents are liquid vapor and they are not combusting as the user is inhaling. The product can still contain nicotine, but instead of smoke, water vapor is entering the body.”

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Resignation, accusations and thanks all given at Tuesday’s Port Clinton City Council meeting

An array of topics were covered at the Tuesday, August 26 meeting of Port Clinton City Council. This was the second meeting of council where public comments were moved to the beginning of the meeting. Among the public comments were comments regarding a previous article ran in The Beacon about the continuation of a group called Friends for Port Clinton. In the article Port Clinton Mayor Vince Leone was quoted as saying if CORD’s ballot initiative passes (where citizens vote in the handling of city park affairs), it could affect future events and festivals in Port Clinton.

Rick Noderer, a member of CORD, spoke saying that in the copies of event forms that have been approved by the City states nowhere that the form is a lease. Noderer then quoted The Beacon article stating that the mayor said events and festivals in Port Clinton will fall victim under the initiative if passed.

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