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Candidates Interview with Yorktown Democratic Committee

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Yorktown Democratic Committee is scheduled to endorse its slate of candidates next month, according to Co-Chair Ron Stokes.

Melvyn Tanzman, executive director of Yonkers-based advocacy group Westchester Disabled on the Move, interviewed for the supervisor position.

Three candidates interviewed for the two council seats: two-term incumbent Vishnu Patel; former supervisor and councilwoman Susan Siegel; and former town justice Ilan Gilbert.

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Aviah Cohen interviewed for town justice and no candidates have interviewed for highway superintendent.

Candidates will be nominated at the committee's next meeting on Monday, April 17, in the Yorktown Community and Cultural Center.

The Yorktown Republican Town Committee endorsed its slate earlier this month. The ticket features mostly incumbents: Michael Grace for supervisor; Gregory Bernard and Rob Puff for council; Sal Lagonia for town justice; and Dave Paganelli for highway superintendent.

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