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County GOP Committee hosts Meet and Greet in Ogdensburg


OGDENSBURG - The St. Lawrence County Republican Committee recently hosted its annual Meet & Greet at The Freight House Restaurant in Ogdensburg.

Attendees heard from Republican coroner candidates June H. Wood, Hopkinton, and Kevin J. Crosby, Morristown.

County Republican Committee Chairman Thomas L. Jenison explained, “Both of our candidates are well qualified for the coroner positions. June Wood is seeking her fourth term as county coroner, and Kevin Crosby has a tremendous amount of experience as a 22-year veteran - 17 years as chief - of the Morristown Fire Department, an emergency medical technician and superintendent of Public Works for the village of Morristown.”

Unable to attend due to prior commitments, prepared statements were read from Republican NYS Supreme Court candidates Judge John Nolan and Judge Stan Pritzker, as well as Republican District Attorney candidate Mary Rain and County Legislative candidate William “Bill” Fobare.

“Mary Rain has been campaigning tirelessly throughout St. Lawrence County. Many voters have told her it’s time for change in the District Attorney’s Office,” Chairman Jenison said.

Senators Patty Ritchie, Joe Griffo and Betty Little spoke at the well-attended event. “Mary Rain will work hard for the citizens of St Lawrence County. Her law enforcement and courtroom experiences will provide her with the tools necessary to successfully prosecute criminals,” Senator Patty Ritchie noted.

The coveted Betsy Kaplan Award was presented to Emery Webb of Edwards. “A gift to chairmen, dedicated to Republican candidates and the Republican Party, Emery has served on the Edwards Town Board; in the Edwards Fire Department / Rescue Squad; is director / member, of the St. Lawrence County Fire / Police; and, as a member of the St Lawrence County Republican Committee, he currently serves on its Executive Committee, as a 4th JD Delegate and State GOP Delegate representing the 117th AD,” stated his colleague on the Executive Committee, ChloeAnn O’Neil, as she introduced Mr. Webb.

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