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March 12, 2010

Letters to the Editor: March 11, 2010

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Lynne Mebust, our current Trustee, is running for a second term, she also has a record of accomplishments. She has spearheaded the fight to restore 24/7 police coverage, fought for our Fire Fighters needs and has answered their concerns, Lynne has fought for innovative revenue raising solutions, helping to keep our taxes in check and helping to pay for projects like Irish Hill, as park chair she worked closely with residents to secure funds for Badger Park enhancements.



Sally Eldred, running for Trustee, moved to Cooperstown approximately five years ago and brings an extensive resume and wealth of experience to the table, including being Executive Director, Greater Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, a long career in public relations and communications, and 11 years on the Zoning Board of Appeals. Leslie Friedman, is currently our Deputy Village Justice. She has worked tirelessly in this position and is exceedingly qualified. An attorney for 20 years, Member of the Bar of New York, Pennsylvania and District of Columbia. A graduate of J.D. N.Y.U., holds a BA Bryn Mawr College, Member of the N.Y.S. and Otsego County Magistrates Associations. Leslie will be fair and diligent in her duties.



Our Democratic candidates have a proven record as leaders with extraordinary backgrounds. Please join me in supporting these four candidates on March 16.



Richard Abbate



Cooperstown Democratic



Chairman



The village needs leadership



Make No Mistake _ if Joe Booan’s opponent becomes Mayor of Cooperstown we will have Pay & Display machines on Main Street this summer. Even though paid parking machines haven’t been put in yet, that does not mean the threat has gone away. Quite the contrary. Joe’s opponent stated in a recent public meeting that he feels we can have paid parking downtown as early as August. This issue has been intentionally held under the radar by Joe’s opponent and his supporters because they want the people to forget about it in the voting booth.

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