Flags will be lowered in honor of Marcia Tuohey

Staff Reports Posted 9 August 2014 at 12:00 am

Orleans County will have its flags at half mast today in honor of Marcia Tuohey, a former county legislator who served 10 years as chairwoman of the Legislature. Tuohey died on Thursday.

She was committed to public service following her retirement from the Legislature on Dec. 31, 2005. She was a member of Medina’s Planning Board and was the county’s representative on the board of directors for Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corp.

She was the first woman elected as Medina mayor and also the first woman to serve on the County Legislature.