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Thanks to a generous donation from an anonymous World War II donor, Honor Flight of Northwest Ohio held a special flight Tuesday, Oct. 23 for veterans of the Vietnam War.

Honor Flight of Northwest Ohio is a non-profit organization formed in 2007 to send the veterans of Northwest Ohio to Washington, DC to see the memorials built to honor their service. To date, 1240 veterans have flown on 27 flights to see their memorials.

The Press encourages responses to articles and opinions. In order to provide for fair comment, The Press will have the following policy covering election letters to the editor:

The last issue for letters regarding the Nov. 6 election will be the second issue (Oct. 29)  before the election. No letters will be published in the issue immediately prior (Nov. 5)  to the election except for letters limited to direct rebuttal of election-related issues appearing in the second to last issue

No new political information can be introduced in the issue immediately before the election. This is to prevent inaccuracies without a fair chance for correction.

Letters are limited to ballot  issues. The Press does not print letters about candidates’ races.

Letters should be no more than 300 words and include a phone number and address for verification purposes. No anonymous letters will be printed. The deadline is Wednesday, Noon. Send to The Editor, c/o The Press, Box 169, Millbury, OH 43447 or e-mail to news@presspublications.com.

 

Children won’t be the only goblins and ghouls that make an appearance on Halloween. There are many locations in the area that are presumed to be haunted. In honor of Halloween, three of my friends and I decided to check out some haunted locations that were close to home.

The wrecking ball is still on hold as officials work feverishly to get paperwork in order for a house demolition grant given to Ottawa County this summer.

“It’s going a little slower than I had hoped, ” said Stephanie Lowe, the director of the Ottawa County Housing Board, on Monday morning, “but it is progressing.”

Voters in Elmore will decide two levy renewal requests Nov. 6 but the village administration isn’t planning any major projects with either.

A 3-mill, 5-year levy used for operating expenses is up for renewal as is a 2.5-mill, 3-year levy for maintaining roads and bridges.

Summer Olympics

Are you watching the Summer Olympics in Rio?
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