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Shortly after he was sworn in Tuesday, June 19 as Thurman’s new councilman, Bob Hitchcock, right, listens to Thurman Town Supervisor Evelyn Wood read a proclamation honoring Rebecca Hitchcock, Bob’s wife — who died unexpectedly May 25 — for her outstanding volunteer service to the community. Bob was unanimously appointed to the town board June 19 to fill his wife’s seat on the governing panel. Listening in the background are board members Leon Galusha (left) and Al Vasak.

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Bob Hitchcock takes over wife’s Thurman board seat

The open seat on the Thurman Town Board — vacated by the recent unexpected death of Councilwoman Rebecca Hitchcock — was filled Tuesday, June 19 by the appointment of her husband, Bob Hitchcock, to the remainder of her unexpired term.


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