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Ajello Speaks On Anniversary

Of Losing Home In Tax Sale

Maria Ajello, formerly of the Town of Richfield, speaks Wednesday, Oct. 3, to the Otsego County Board of Representatives on the third anniversary of losing her home on Filburn Road after the 2015 tax sale. Widow of a Vietnam veteran, Mrs. Ajello tried to pay back taxes the day of the sale, but was denied. She has protested at every monthly county board meeting since. Her testimony begins at 21:35 on this videotape. It was an eventful meeting, with Otsego 2000 setting the stage to sue the county over natural gas, the announcement of an energy task force, and county Rep. Ed Frazier, R-Unadilla, reporting he met with XNG reps on the so-called “bomb trucks.” and its sister publications, The Freeman’s Journal and Hometown Oneonta, videotape the meetings monthly as a public service.


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