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LETTER: Nicotra thankful for support

To the editor: I would like to thank everyone who came out to vote on Election Day in the Town of Salina.

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LETTER: Szczesniak thanks Third District voters

To the editor: I want to express my appreciation to all the voters I met while campaigning who encouraged me to use my experience to better their lives in Onondaga County. I would have been deeply honored to represent and serve the residents of the Third District. It’s something I would not have taken lightly or for granted. I appreciate the support from all the people who voted for and supported me.

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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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LETTER: Thank you to those who voted

To the editor: I wish to thank the residents of Van Buren who exercised their right to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 3. 

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FROM THE ASSEMBLY: Want to go to college for free? Check this out!

For students who love to solve problems, want to make the world a better place and constantly wonder about how things work, a career in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) field can be an attractive option.

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Hayes, Wester win town board seats after absentee ballots counted

The absentee ballots for the Fenner and Nelson elections have been counted, and the unofficial results, according to the board of elections, are that one race stayed the same while the other changed hands by only three votes.

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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.

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O'Sullivan wins county judgeship, Cazenovia area town board seats will get new occupants; Nelson election may not be over

It was nearly two hours after the polls closed Tuesday night before the unofficial elections results were posted online by the Madison County Board of Elections – and it was a night of surprising results.

Unopposed Van Buren, county legislature candidates re-elected

Election Night was relatively peaceful in the town of Van Buren, as all candidates were unopposed.

Burtis holds onto Third District seat

Less than 120 votes separated Tim Burtis from Ed Szczesniak on Election Night as they battled for Onondaga County’s Third Legislative District. Burtis held the lead with 2,248 votes, or 51 percent. Szczesniak had 49 percent of the vote at 2,129. Szczesniak said Tuesday night he wasn’t sure yet if he would challenge the results or ask that the absentee ballots be counted, but he ultimately conceded the race shortly after midnight.

Salina board returns to office

Mark Nicotra will return to office in Salina, having received 4,189 votes. He’ll be joined by fellow incumbents First Ward Councilor Colleen Gunnip (1,207 votes), Second Ward Councilor Jim Magnarelli (992 votes), Third Ward Councilor Jerry Ciciarelli (891 votes) and Fourth Ward Councilor Michael DelVecchio (986 votes). Town Justice Paul Carey was also reelected, gaining 4,106 votes.