Two female farmers are squaring off in the town’s only election. Laura Ten Eyck and Ally Moreau are both making their first run for elected office.
A co-owner of Indian Ladder Farms, she says she wants the town to both protect and take advantage of its land and natural resources.
At age 20 and running to be the only Republican on the New Scotland Town Board, Ally Moreau says her youth and outsider status will serve as an advantage.
The town board seat soon to be left vacant by Eric Kuck will be contested in the general election by Dan Hanley and Ken Saddlemire.
GUILDERLAND — Incumbents Barbara Fraterrigo and Gloria Towle-Hilt are running again for the Guilderland School Board. They are joined by newcomer Teresa Gitto.
Five candidates — more than have run for years — are seeking two seats on the Berne-Knox-Westerlo School Board in a special election on Feb. 23.
Donald Csaposs, Guilderland
The Voorheesville Public Library has two openings on its board of trustees as it begins to redesign its programs and services.
Florence Reddy, the first woman to serve on the village board in over a decade, owns a deli with her husband, and Brett Hotaling owns landscaping and storage businesses.
Republicans and Democrats in Berne have chosen their candidates for an election in November that will determine who will fill the last year of Bonnie Conklin's term, a councilwoman who resigned at the end of 2013.
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