East Syracuse elects two trustees

Chad Tolhurst and Jodi Gehrke-Turner were elected East Syracuse trustees in today's election. Polls closed at 9 p.m. Tolhurst received 262 votes, or 41 percent of the vote. Gehrke-Turner received 221 votes, 35 percent of the votes cast. Bernie Ment received 156 votes, or 24 percent of the vote.

Tolhurst, owner of K-9Kamp Dog Day Care, has served as trustee since last spring. Gehrke-Turner has served as trustee since 2007.

Incumbent East Syracuse Mayor Danny Liedka was unopposed for his seat, as was East Syracuse Village Justice Donald Benack Jr.

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