Swearing-in ceremony for Guilderland officials

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Solemn start: Guilderland leaders, from left, Rosemary Centi, retired town clerk; Councilman Paul Pastore; Councilman Brian Forte; Councilman Allen Maikels; Jean Cataldo, town clerk-elect with her son; and Helene Runion, wife of the supervisor stand at the start of the Dec. 31 swearing-in ceremony as Guilderland Explorers parade by with the American and Guilderland flags.

 

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Sealed with a kiss: After taking the oath of on Dec. 31, Guilderland Supervisor Kenneth Runion kisses his wife, Helene, who had held the Bible for him as he was sworn into his eighth term. About 50 onlookers, including State Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk, Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple, retired Assemblyman John McEneny, and a host of town officials attended the event.

 

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Taking the oath of office, Lynne Buchanan, receiver of taxes, new to the post, raises her right hand as her children hold a Bible and Thomas Breslin, State Supreme Court justice, administers the oath at a Town Hall ceremony on Dec. 31.

 

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Swearing on the Good Book: Guilderland Supervisor Kenneth Runion rests his left hand on a Bible held by his wife, Helene, as he takes the oath of office for his eighth two-year term. Helene Runion sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the start of the Dec. 31 Town Hall ceremony.

 

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