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LETTER: Dell thanks voters

To the editor: I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to the residents of Onondaga County who exercised their right to vote on Election Day and a special thank you to those of you who voted for me for county clerk.

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Voter turnout dismal

Experts blame lack of contested races in Onondaga County, voter apathy

Only about 25 percent of voters cast their ballots during the local elections, according to Democratic Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Prepare for winter at upcoming training session

As winter draws near, it’s important to prepare ourselves for what the season might bring. Storms in recent years have brought unprecedented amounts of snow, freezing rain, high winds and extreme temperatures. Here in Onondaga County, those conditions can be harmful, causing power outages, endangering walkways and interrupting essential services. That’s why I encourage all to attend the upcoming Citizen Preparedness Training I’m hosting with the American Red Cross.

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Uncontested Manlius incumbents win reelection

The seats of the Manlius supervisor, clerk, justice, highway superintendent and three town councilors will remain in the hands of the Republican incumbents, who all ran in uncontested elections on Nov. 3.

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Onondaga County Legislature 7th District seat goes to incumbent Liedka

For the third election in a row, incumbent Onondaga County Legislator Danny Liedka, a Republican, has defeated Democrat challenger Lorene Dadey in the district 7 seat.

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Epolito to remain DeWitt Town Clerk

Democrat incumbent Angela Epolito will remain as the DeWitt Town Clerk following results of the Nov. 3 election. Results reported by the Onondaga County Board of Elections showed Epolito led with a total of 3,583 compared to the 1,826 votes given to Republican challenger Patricia MacCasland.

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Voters choose to keep Michalenko as DeWitt Town Supervisor

Incumbent Ed Michalenko has secured another term as DeWitt Town Supervisor, beating out Republican challenger Greg Scicchitano with 52.62 percent to Michalenko and 47.30 percent to Scicchitano.

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Mannion, Docter will remain on DeWitt Town Board; third seat will come down to absentee votes

Incumbents Kerry Mannion and Karen Docter have secured seats on the DeWitt Town Board after running for reelection in the Nov. 3 election, but the winner of the third seat will be decided between Republican candidate Mike Durkin and Democrat candidate Sam Young by the outcome of 222 absentee ballots.

Dell wins Onondaga County clerk race

Lysander Town Clerk Lisa Dell has been elected Onondaga County clerk. Dell, a Republican, received 61.37 percent of the votes. Democrat Kerin Rigney received 38.55 percent.

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ELECTION 2015: Get to know your town of Manlius candidates

As the Nov. 3 election day approaches, the Eagle Bulletin hopes to facilitate the public’s interest in local governments by presenting candidate questionnaires for all of the elections that the paper covers.

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Fire protection to DeWitt north-town district in danger of being dropped

East Syracuse mayor urges DeWitt to reach a contractual agreement with FD

Fire protection is seen as a necessary service for municipalities, but recently concerns have been expressed by Robert Tackman, mayor of the village of East Syracuse, about the ability of the East Syracuse Fire Department to provide fire protection for DeWitt’s north-town fire district without a signed contract.

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Election 2015: Onondaga County Legislature

Get to know your candidates for districts 7, 10 and 17

On Election Day, Nov. 3, voters in Onondaga County will get plenty of opportunities to cast ballots for seats on the Onondaga County Legislature. Legislators seats in Onondaga County have a term of two years, so all of the 17 total districts are up for reelection.

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Preparing our workforce for available jobs helps our whole communities

Jobs: they’ve been the number one issue in our community for a long time. We all know that we need good-paying jobs in our area, especially for our kids who are ready to join the workforce and want to stay and work here in Central New York and not be forced to move away.

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Get to know your DeWitt Town Clerk candidates

On Nov. 3, voters in the town of DeWitt will get the opportunity to cast their ballots for the town supervisor, town clerk and three town councilor positions. Each race is contested.

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Get to know your town of DeWitt supervisor candidates

Election 2015

On Nov. 3, voters in the town of DeWitt will get the opportunity to cast their ballots for the town supervisor, town clerk and three town councilor positions. Each race is contested