Ticonderoga elects new highway chief

TICONDEROGA Arthur Pat Morrison will be Ticonderogas new highway superintendent. Morrison, who defeated incumbent Phil Huestis in the Republican primary in September, did it again Election Day, Nov. 6. Morrison garnered 981 votes to top Huestis independent bid. Huestis had 290 votes, while Paul Sharkey had 45. Wayne Taylor and Dorcey Crammond, both Republicans, were re-elected to seats on the Ti town board. Running unopposed, Taylor had 909 votes and Crammond 900. Tonya Thompson, a Republican, was elected Ti town clerk with 1,003 votes. Shell replace Paula Buckman who did not run. She was unopposed. James OBryan, also a Republican, was re-elected Ticonderoga town justice with 1,006 ballots. He was unopposed. Other results include: Moriah Paul Salerno and Thomas Anderson were elected to the Moriah town board. Salerno received 432 votes and Anderson 375. Both are Republicans who ran unopposed. Salerno is an incumbent. Incumbent Elaine Adkins, a Republican, was re-elected as town clerk with 403 votes. She was unopposed. Brian Venne, another Republican, earned another term as town justice with 475 votes. He was unopposed. Incumbent Jamie Wilson was re-elected as Moriah highway superintendent with 484 votes. He is a Republican and was unopposed. Elected assessors in Moriah were incumbent Republican Tom Carpenter with 383 votes and independent Brent Ida with 157. Both were unopposed. Crown Point Uncontested incumbent Republicans won every race in Crown Point. Charles Mazurowski received 137 votes and Yvonne Dushane 146 for town board seats. Linda Woods got 144 votes for town clerk. Art Miclette was re-elected justice with 133 votes. Glen Porter got 126 votes and Stephen MacKay 125 for two assessor seats. Eugene Ingleston received 151 votes as highway superintendent. Schroon Pat Savarie was elected town clerk in Schroon. The Republican received 532 votes to defeat independent candidate Kimberly Gould. Gould got 150 votes. Incumbent Republican Clara Phibbs got 382 votes and Democrat Mark Whitney got 346 votes to win seats on the Schroon town board. Republican Laura Donaldson got 273 votes, independent Richard Simpson 156, independent Bruce Caza 179 and independent Shawn Baker 142 in their bids for town board seats. Dana Shaughnessy, an independent, was elected highway superintendent with 407 votes. Republican Charles David McKenna got 304 votes, independent Donald Bessey 57 and independent Charles Hall 22. Richard Schoenstadt received 354 votes and Richard Newell 318 to be re-elected assessors in Schroon. Both are independents. North Hudson One vote can make a difference. It did in the North Hudson highway superintendent race, where Republican Kevin Moses beat Democrat Kelly DeZalia, 70-69. Republican Donald Dresser garnered 94 votes and Democrat Alvin Provoncha 90 to win seats on the North Hudson town board. Both are incumbents. Democrat Donald Langworthy got 35 votes and independent Robert Howard Hamilton got seven. Sarah Sally Vinskus was re-elected town clerk with 71 votes. She is a Democrat. She was unopposed. Martha King, a Republican, was re-elected tax collector with 61 votes. She was unopposed. Elected assessors were Democrat Sindy Brazee with 60 votes and independent Michael Marsden with 57. Both are incumbents who ran unopposed.

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