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Search for new sheriff begins

With the recently announced impending resignation of Ottawa County Sheriff Robert Bratton, the Ottawa County Democratic Party will be naming a replacement.

The Ottawa County Democratic Party is seeking letters of interest and resumes from all qualified persons seeking to be considered for this position. 

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. 

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.

Drones

Do you have safety concerns about the use of drones?
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