HINSDALE, NY —Four year incumbent Theodore Mascho defeated challenger Daniel E. Zawatski for the two-year position as the Hinsdale highway superintendent Tuesday.

Mascho, who ran on the Republican and Conservative party, won with 250 votes according to the election results recorded by the Hinsdale Fire Department. Zawatski, a Democrat who had served on the town council for 12 years, came in second with 161 votes.

Mascho has previously worked as a superintendent for construction for 29 years in Pennsylvania and is a life-member of the Hinsdale Fire Department. Zawatski, who was a past commander for the American Legion in Hinsdale, has been a steamfitter with Local 449 for 41 years.

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For town council, incumbent Joseph M. Noll and newcomer Gerald P. Maerten, both Republicans, defeated Lori Clovis, a Democrat. Noll received 290 votes; Maerten had 272, and Clovis finished with 104 votes.

Clovis ran for office in the council two years ago. She has a master’s degree in English and is an adjunct professor in philosophy at St. Bonaventure University.

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