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Town of Richfield

4 Candidates Vying In Oneonta Primary

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4 Candidates Vying

In Oneonta Primary

Candidates in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in Oneonta are, from left, Seth Clark and Mark Davies in Ward 2, and Jerid Goss and Kaytee Lipari Shue in Ward 4.

ONEONTA – Four candidates are vying for the Democratic nomination to two seats on Common Council in tomorrow’s primary election.  Polls will be open noon-9 p.m. at Foothills.  Click below for questionnaires provided by the four candidates:

SETH CLARK, Ward 2

MARK DAVIES, Ward 2

JERID GOSS, Ward 4

KAYTEE LIPARI SHUE, Ward 4

Also, nominations will be decided in the towns of Laurens, Richfield and Spring, and in county board District 3.

Couple Who Lost Farm To Taxes Sues County

GILBERTSVILLE PROPERTY

Couple Who Lost Farm

To Taxes Sues County

With a protest sign between his knees, Bob Force records this morning's county board meeting in Cooperstown. At right is Marie Ajello. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
With a protest sign between his knees, Bob Force records this morning’s county board meeting in Cooperstown. At right is Marie Ajello. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

By JIM KEVLIN • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com

county-logoCOOPERSTOWN – The gavel fell in August 2014, but ripples from that Otsego County tax-delinquency auction are still being felt.

A Long Island couple who that day lost their farm in Gilbertsville – their intended retirement home – are now suing the County of Otsego and the county Treasurer’s Office in federal court for what may be more than $15 million in damages.

Rose M. Enjem, 91; Mother Of Richfield Town Supervisor

IN MEMORIAM:  Rose M. Enjem, 91;

Mother Of Richfield Town Supervisor

Rose M. Enjem
Rose M. Enjem

ILION – Rose M. “Cito” Enjem, 91, mother of Richfield Town Supervisor Fran Enjem, passed away on Primary Day, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, at Sitrin Health Care Center, New Hartford.

Born in Utica on Aug. 7, 1924, Rose was the daughter of the late Peter and Mora (Zady) Joseph. She was raised and educated in Utica schools. At one time she was married to Joseph F. Enjem, whose relationship led to the blessing of their three sons. During her working years, Rose held positions at General Electric, Remington Rand, MDS and was last employed by the Masonic Home in the housekeeping department.

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