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Corey to take part in Democratic National Convention

— The Minerva Supervisor and chair of the Essex County Democratic Committee will be headed to the national convention in September.

Sue Montgomery Corey said that she had been picked as a member of the New York State delegation as a member of the platform committee, which will travel to the National Democratic Party Convention in Charlotte, N.C., Sept. 3 through Sept. 6.

"I was really shocked when I found out about this," Corey said. "The state committee recommended me to go to the national convention and I guess the big guys agreed."

Corey said that the group would leave the Sunday before the convention, a time for the party to come together and set policy along with rallying behind President Barrack Obama, who is seeking a second term in the office.

Corey said that she was excited for the trip.

"This is going to be a really fun experience," she said. "I am sure that I am going to learn a lot."

Corey also said that Mark Whitney of Schroon Lake would be attending the conference as a delegate.

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