Candidate forum for Albion set for March 8

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 2 March 2018 at 9:13 am

ALBION – Village of Albion residents can hear directly from the candidates running the Village Board in the upcoming March 20 election.

The Lake Country Pennysaver and Orleans Hub are sponsoring a candidate forum on March 8 at the Ronald L. Sodoma Elementary School cafeteria. The forum begins at 6 p.m.

The event is set up as a forum and not a debate. Candidates will give opening and closing statements, and will respond to questions submitted by the audience.

There are seven candidates seeking three positions on the board. Republicans have endorsed Eileen Banker for mayor and Gary Katsanis and Stan Farone for village trustee. Democrats are backing Joyce Riley for mayor and Sandra Walter and Jason Dragon for village trustees. Kevin Doherty made it a three-way battle for mayor when he submitted petitions to run under the independent “Spark Some Action” party line.

The March 20 has voting is from noon to 9 p.m. at the Village Hall.

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