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Please Make Time to Cast Your Ballot Tuesday – It’s a Right and a Responsibility

By John T. Ryan On Tuesday, November 7th Peru voters will have the opportunity to chose their town leaders for the next four years. This is a so-called off-year election: nevertheless, it’s a very important election. The voters’ choices may determine the future of Peru.  PERU Sample Ballot The proposals for a Constitutional Convention and […]

Town Supervisor Candidates Respond to a Follow-Up Question

By John T. Ryan Peru – A few weeks ago the Peru Gazette asked the candidates for town council and town supervisor to respond to several questions. They all responded and we thank them for their willingness to inform voters. In light of Letters to the Editor published in the Press Republican and rumors circulating […]

Town Supervisor Candidate Brandy McDonald Responds to Our Questions

1. Summarize your educational background, primary employment, your past community involvement and a little information about your family. My participation in our community started when I became a volunteer member on the Peru Town Youth Committee which I held for 6 years. I also volunteered for 8 years, as a coach for several of our […]

Town Supervisor Candidate Jim Langley Responds to Our Questions

1. Summarize your educational background, primary employment, your past community involvement and a little information about your family. Mount Assumption Institute (MAI) Graduate, College Canton ATC Degree in Banking, Insurance and Real Estate.  Insurance Agent since 1980, owner of Langley Insurance in Peru since 1990 to present. Former Peru Planning Board Member and Chairman, Clinton County […]

Melvin Irwin Responds to Our Questions

Peru Gazette Questions for Town Board candidates. Three candidates are vying for two open positions.  1 Summarize your educational background, primary employment, your past community involvement and a little information about your family. 2 Why did you decide to run for office? 3 State one or more of your successes in life and how that experience will […]

Jim Douglass Responds to Our Questions

Peru Gazette Questions for Town Board candidates. Three candidates are vying for two open positions.  1 Summarize your educational background, primary employment, your past community involvement and a little information about your family. 2 Why did you decide to run for office? 3 State one or more of your successes in life and how that experience will […]

Marquet Moffett Responds to Our Questions

Peru Gazette Questions for the Town Board candidates.  Three candidates are vying for two open positions.  Summarize your educational background, primary employment, your past community involvement and a little information about your family. I earned a Master’s degree in Biochemistry from UVM and have been teaching chemistry at Saint Michael’s College for nine years. I organize […]

Champlain Valley BPW to Host “Meet the Candidates” October 17th  

The Champlain Valley Business & Professional Women’s Club will host their annual “Meet the Candidates” Forum on Tuesday, October 17th at the Plattsburgh City Hall Rotunda. Doors will open at 5pm and the program will begin at 5:30pm. Champlain Valley BPW is giving candidates for office at the town and county level as well as […]

Candidates vie for superintendent slot – Sun Community News & Printing

Source: Candidates vie for superintendent slot – Sun Community News & Printing

Peru Honors Those Who Died Defending Our Freedom

Peru – Several residents participated in today’s Memorial Day Service at Peru VFW Memorial Post 309. Post Commander Rick Cornish led the ceremonies. Members of the James P. O’Connor Composite Squad, Civil Air Patrol, posted Colors. Guest speakers included Clinton County Legislator Peter Keenan and Peru Town Councilman Donald McBrayer. Post Chaplain David Gordon led […]

Carol Blakeslee – Candidate for Clinton County Legislator in Area Seven

The Peru Gazette posed six questions to each of the four candidates for the Peru Town Board. Ms. Blakelee’s responses were received four days after our October 14th deadline. Summarize your educational background, primary employment, a little about your family and past community involvement. I grew up in a large family in Windham, NY in […]

Brandy McDonald – Candidate for the Peru Town Board

The Peru Gazette posed six questions to each of the four candidates for the Peru Town Board. Here are Brandy McDonald’s responses. Summarize your educational background, primary employment, a little about your family and your past community involvement.  I graduated from Peru High School in 1993 and remained in Peru to raise my family.  I am […]

James Langley – Candidate for the Peru Town Board

The Peru Gazette posed six questions to each of the four candidates for the Peru Town Board. Here are Jim Langley’s responses. Summarize your educational background, primary employment, a little about your family and your past community involvement. Mount Assumption (Seton)HS Canton ATC AAS in Banking, Insurance and Real Estate.  The Aetna School of Insurance […]

Dwane Bast – Candidate for the Peru Town Board

The Peru Gazette posed six questions to each of the four candidates for the Peru Town Board. Here are Dwane Bast’s responses. Summarize your educational background, primary employment, a little about your family and your past community involvement. In 1982 I graduated from Peru Central School then continued my education at R.I.T. My wife and […]

Robbie Timmons – Candidate for Clinton County Legislature in Area Seven

The Peru Gazette posed six questions to each of the two candidates for Area Seven of the Clinton County Legislature. Here are Robbie Timmons’ responses. Summarize your educational background, primary employment, a little about your family and past community involvement. Graduate of Peru High School (1985) Graduate of Paul Smith’s College (1989), degree in Hotel […]

Rhonda Barber – Candidate for Clinton County Legislature in Area Five

The Peru Gazette posed six questions to each of the two candidates for Area Five of the Clinton County Legislature. Here are Rhonda Barber’s responses. Summarize your educational background, primary employment, a little about your family and past community involvement. I attended Saranac High School, graduating in 1986. I then went on to graduate from […]

Peru Gazette to Feature Candidates for Legislature and Town Board

The Peru Gazette expresses its thanks to the candidates for the Clinton County Legislature and Peru Town Board who were kind enough to respond to our questionnaire. We hope their answers will be of interest to local voters.  Rhonda Barber and Peter Keenan are competing for the Clinton County Legislature’s Area 5 Seat. Carol Blakeslee-Collin […]

Voters to decide GOP Congress candidate Today

Voters to decide GOP Congress candidate » Local News » Press-Republican.

4 seek 2 Peru School Board seats

4 seek 2 Peru School Board seats » Local News » Press-Republican.

Here is your sample Peru Election Ballot; Polls open tomorrow from 6 AM to 9 PM

Town of Peru 2013 Sample Ballot  Election Day is Tuesday, November 5, 2013. There are also six NYS Constitution Amendments to be voted on. Please review them carefully. They are very important to several communities and New York residents. Six Amendments to the NYS Constitution Note that although his name appears on the ballot Democrat […]

Peru Town Clerk/Tax Collector Position is on Tuesday’s Ballot

On Tuesday, November 5th, Peru voters will have the opportunity to either reelect incumbent Town Clerk/Tax Collector Kathleen Flynn or to elect her challenger John Facteau.  The Peru Gazette posed five questions to each candidate and they were kind enough to respond. 1. Summarize your educational background, primary employment history, a little about your family […]

Peru Town Board Candidates Respond to Peru Gazette Questions

Next Tuesday, November 5, 2013 voters will go to the polls to cast their ballots for their preferred candidates for office.  There are two open seats on the Peru Town Council and three candidates are seeking election to office.  The Peru Gazette contacted James Douglass, Lana Knight and Donald McBrayer and asked each person to […]

Game of casinos includes Saratoga – Times Union

Game of casinos includes Saratoga – Times Union.

First responders, Hometown Hero, recognized

First responders, Hometown Hero, recognized » NEW TODAY… » Press-Republican.

NYC officials tour Bombardier

NYC officials tour Bombardier » Local News » Press-Republican.

Prosecutor: Store clerk who killed would-be robber will not face charges

Prosecutor: Store clerk who killed would-be robber will not face charges | Burlington Free Press 

County Legislature Candidate Peter Keenan responds to our questions

1. Summarize your educational background, primary employment, a little about your family and community involvement. I am a graduate of Peru Central School and Clinton Community College.  I also attended PSUC. I retired from Clinton Correctional Facility as an officer.  I drove school bus for twenty years and was a Peru Town Justice for twenty-four years. During […]

County Legislature Candidate Sherm Hamel respond to our questions

1. Summarize your educational background, primary employment, a little about your family and community involvement. I was born and raised in Clinton County. I graduated from Peru Central School in 1971. I have been married to Donna Hamel for 39 years. We have three children and eight grandchildren. I was a member of the Morrisonville […]

All three Town Board candidates have responded to our questions

The Peru Gazette is including Town Council Candidate Geoffrey Spear in our Candidate Forum. His responses to our questions arrived several days following our deadline, however, in the interest of informing the public we believe his views deserve to be heard.  We are reposting the responses received from candidates Brandy McDonald and Kregg Bruno.

Town Council Candidate Geoffrey Spear responds to our questions

Summarize your educational background, primary employment, a little about your family and community involvement. I’m Geoffrey Spear, and I’m a candidate for the Town Council.  My family moved to Peru in 1966, and I graduated from Peru Central School in 1980.  I’m a graduate of Plattsburgh State University and have a Masters Degree in Education […]

Town Board candidate Brandy McDonald responds to our questions

1. Please summarize your education, employment, family, community involvement.   I graduated from Peru High School in 1993.  I am married to Amy and we have three children; Frank, Cole and Jenna. I currently work for Hynes Electric Supply.  My community involvement includes; voluntary Peru Town Youth Coach for eight years in baseball, softball and soccer, […]

Town Board candidate Kregg Bruno responds to our questions

1. Please summarize your education, employment, family, community involvement.  Kregg Bruno graduated from Peru Central School in 1979.  Later attending SUNY Potsdam as an athlete in the wrestling department, which led him to Clinton Community College where he completed his degree in Applied Science.  After which he married Bonnie Benson and had two children, son […]

Thank You For a Wonderful Applefest

By Donald McBrayer The 33rd Annual St. Augustine’s Applefest in Peru, NY was a great success.  and I wish to offer many thanks to all the people that made it possible: There are so many people to thank I could fill several pages and still miss some, but here’s my attempt to touch the tip […]

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