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A hearing is scheduled for Sept. 19 in Ottawa County Municipal Court in the murder case of a Westlake man found dead at Put-in-Bay.

Zachary Brody, 27, was taken into custody Sept. 7 and has been charged with murder, voluntary manslaughter, and felonious assault in the death of Philip Masterson, 25.

Kathy Pollauf was unsuccessful in her run for council in 2007 and 2009. In 2011, she decided not to run.

But on Thursday, she was scheduled to be sworn in to take the council seat vacated by Clint Wassserman, who resigned on Monday as council president to take a job with the Lucas County prosecutor’s office.

Recently The Press asked our readers to submit their recollections and thoughts about the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that rocked New York City, Washington, D.C. and Shanksville, Pa. Here are their submissions:
  
Surreal
It was a memorable day for Dorothy Gackstetter Nov. 28, 1978 when she and her husband Marvin celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary at the Twin Towers in New York City. 

Counsel warns of higher natural gas costs

The Ohio Consumers’Counsel is warning of higher natural gas prices if a wholesale auction process is restructured.

The OCC said natural gas customers who use default service from Columbia Gas of Ohio will see higher prices if the auction is restructured as approved recently by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

All but a few pews were full at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church near Elmore the evening of Sept. 11, 2001.

A prayer service brought together members of Bethel United Brethren Church, St. Paul Trinity United Methodist Church, St. John’s United Church of Christ, as well as Grace Evangelical.

water crisis

Are you prepared for another water crisis this summer if there is an algae bloom that shuts down the water supply?
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