Peru 2009 Election Coverage

Peru Town Supervisor (Vote for One)

Name: Thomas J. Powers

Age: 56

Party: Republican

Education: AuSable Valley Central School, Clinton Community College, SUNY Utica

Occupation: Retired U.S. Air Force (1972-1976 and 1980-1999)

Organizations: Clinton County Youth Program Umpire, Peru Neighborhood Watch Program, Peru VFW Post, Peru – Keeseville Ecumenical Choir, Plattsburgh Area Veteran Cemetery Association

Political experience: Town Councilperson serving since 2006, Peru Planning Board (5 years)

Quote: "My entire life has been one of service. I believe in the meaning of 'public servant' to be exactly that, 'serving the public.' I work in the Town Hall daily to assist on projects such as insurance policies, budget, signing the checks, organize prison labor projects, etc..., anything to help our town and save the taxpayers money."

Name: Peter G. Glushko

Age: 59

Party: Republican

Education: St Peter's Prep, Jersey City, N.J.; St Joseph's University, Philadelphia, Pa.; SUNY Plattsburgh

Occupation: Retired, U.S. Air Force (1995), substitute teacher

Organizations: Peru Lions Club, Peru Community Church; St. Augustine's Knights of Columbus

Political experience: Town Councilperson serving since 1997

Quote: "I want to put my considerable managerial, leadership, financial and educational experience to good use in leading the Peru Town government back to the respected position it once had in the North Country ... I will continue to support the Walking Trail and the Heyworth-Mason Building Restoration Projects and their funding through low and no-cost NYS grants and the Peru Youth Programs, looking to expand those programs to include the teenage population in town."

Peru Town Highway Superintendent (Vote for One)

Name: Michael H. Farrell

Age: 46

Party: Republican

Education: Saranac Central School

Occupation: Town of Peru Highway Superintendent

Organizations: Keeseville Elks, American Heart Association, Annual Autism Walk, Peru Girls 3rd & 4th grade youth basketball coach, Peru Volunteer fire Department, Morrisonville Fire Department, Ticonderoga sponsor for United Way

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