posted on March 16, 2010 07:16
Government at it’s grass roots. It is village election day across Genesee County.
There are six villages in the county, five are holding elections today and only two have contested races.
In Le Roy, 5 candidates are vying for two seats as Village trustees.
The only incumbent candidate is William “Sid” Horgan. Former Mayor Jim DeLooze is also running for a seat.
The other candidates are Jennifer Keys, William Seeley and Robert Taylor.
The only other race in the county today is in the Village of Corfu, where there is also a pair of village trustee positions up for grabs. Incumbents Glenn Russ and Thomas Sobczak are on the ballot against one challenger, David Bielec.
The Village of Bergen will have a new mayor as Ralph Marsocci, owner of Ralph & Rosie’s pizzeria, runs opposed for his first term.
Polls are open from Noon until 9.
Genesee County Legislator Charles Zambito would like to be the next County Attorney.
Zambito confirmed last night that he would like to replace former county attorney John Rizzo who held the job for 30 years. Rizzo retired earlier this month.
Zambito, an attorney in private practice, believes he’s qualified for the job
with his background in litigation and service on the legislature.
Zambito would have to give up his legislature seat in District 2 in order to become county attorney. The district includes the Towns of Elba, Byron and Bergen.
The Tonawanda Creek at Batavia is behaving itself today.
The level of the Tonawanda measured at Batavia this morning was 4.47ft.and dropping. Flood stage is 9 ft.
The Tonawanda at Rapids in Niagara County has crested and begun to recede.
The Batavia Police Department is holding a public meeting tonight into how the police manage sex offenders in the community.
The meeting is scheduled for 7pm at the police station.