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2014-12-03 / Front Page

Fire districts to hold Dec. 9 elections

Elections will take place Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Town of Tonawanda’s five fire districts. Residents of those districts are eligible to vote for the candidates.

District 1 - Election 6 to 11 p.m. at the Ellwood Fire Hall, 1000 Englewood Ave. Voters will elect one commissioner for a five-year term starting Jan. 1. Robert Blount is running unopposed for another term.

District 2 - Election 5 to 9 p.m. at the Kenilworth Fire Hall, 84 Hawthorne Ave. Voters will elect one commissioner for a five-year term starting Jan. 1. Thomas Yager is running unopposed for his first full term. He was appointed for a one-year term last year.

District 3 - 6 to 9 p.m. at the River Road Fire Hall, 39 Kaufman Ave. Incumbent Cheryl McNett is facing Charles Kook for the five-year term starting Jan. 1. If McNett is elected, it will be her second term.

District 4 - 2 to 9 p.m. at the Sheridan Park Fire Hall, 738 Sheridan Drive. Incumbent Richard Barker is running unopposed for a second, five-year term. Incumbent Paul Palistrant is running unopposed for a second, three-year term as treasurer.

The fifth fire district could not be reached by press time.

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