Mayor David Collins first got involved in public service with the Sycamore-Deer Park Jaycees in the 1960s. (Photos courtesy of Deer Park & Angie Collins-Konkle)
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Meet the Mayor: David Collins of Deer Park steers his village through choppy economic waters

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DEER PARK, Ohio - Mayor Collins is proud of his community's growth through tough economic times and shares a Civil War anecdote that put Deer Park on the map for history buffs.


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