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SALAMANCA MAYOR GIVES AWAY PAY

Keeping his campaign pledge, Salamanca Mayor Carmen Vecchairella has given away his pay to various community groups.

The mayor, who took office Jan. 1, earns $8,500 a year. The first donations handed out Wednesday during a City Council meeting went to Seneca Nation of Indians Recreation Department, $200; American Legion Post 535 for an Easter egg hunt, $75; Greater Salamanca School-To-Work Partnership, $200; and Amy Kohaniec, $75 for her expenses to go to New Mexico to work with Habitat for Humanity.

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