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Northwood mayoral candidate Dave Gallaher is setting up a page on Facebook, a social networking service and website, to provide residents with information regarding the issues and to receive input from the public about their own concerns.
“I hope to be able to keep in touch a little quicker and be able to get the correct information to people who are looking for it,” said Gallaher, who is running for mayor this fall.
If he didn’t wear a police uniform, Lake Township Police Chief Mark Hummer might be attired in the clothes of a used car salesman, a bright sport jacket perhaps.
Since becoming chief in 2004, he has sold nearly 20 surplus township vehicles to buyers across the country, using the online marketplace eBay.
Jim Murphy, of Murphy Family Insurance, says his business is all about helping others in time of need.
“You buy insurance for the one bad day. Insurance is all about protecting your family’s financial future. One bad can be devastating, not only emotionally but financially as well. That’s where we come in and help people pick up the pieces,” Murphy said.
A former candidate for Oregon mayor is among two candidates challenging seven incumbents on city council.
Marvin Dabish, of 514 Haley Drive, ran against former Mayor Marge Brown and current Mayor Mike Seferian in a primary for mayor in 2009, but was eliminated after coming in third place.
A group of Oregon residents have asked city officials to install sidewalks on Navarre Avenue, between Coy and Lallendorf roads, to improve safety for pedestrians.
The group recently demonstrated on Navarre in hopes of raising awareness for their cause.
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