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THREE SEEK TWO BLASDELL TRUSTEE SLOTS

There are three candidates running for two trustee positions in the Village of Blasdell next month.

Incumbent George Lee is seeking another term and has the Democratic, Conservative and Independence party endorsements. Daniel Kij also has been endorsed by the Democrats, Conservatives and Independence parties.

Eric Fuller has received the Republican endorsement for trustee.

Daniel Grasso, a former village prosecutor, is running unopposed for village justice. His name will appear on the Democratic, Conservative and Independence lines. Longtime Justice Eugene Salisbury is retiring.

The election is March 20.

E. Aurora band to march at Preakness

The award-winning East Aurora Middle School marching band will perform in the Preakness parade in Baltimore, Md., on May 12. The parade is the largest in Baltimore and marks the running of the second jewel in the Triple Crown of thoroughbred racing. The Preakness follows the Kentucky Derby and precedes the running of the Belmont Stakes.

Since 1998, the marching band has been invited to march in the Cherry Blossom Festival parade in Washington, D.C., and twice in the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York City.

Workshops for parents in East Aurora

The East Aurora community is invited to attend a six-week series of EPIC discussion groups for parents of young children and early adolescents.

The parents of young children workshops will be conducted from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays in First Presbyterian Church, Main and Paine streets. They start Tuesday and continue through March 27. Child care will be provided on site for a small fee.

Workshops for parents of early adolescents will be conducted from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays from March 1 through April 5 at the East Aurora Boys and Girls Club on Paine Street.

To register or for information, call 652-1184 or 652-3372.

Angola mayor, 2 trustees to be elected

Angola voters will choose a new mayor and two trustees in the election March 20.

Two candidates are vying for the mayoralty: Bill Houston, the deputy mayor, and James Carlson, a former village trustee who is currently employed by the Town of Evans.

Four people will be vying for two seats on the Village Board: Louis Atti, a former trustee filling out the term of former Mayor Michael Walters, who resigned last year when he moved out of the village; Gary Walter, an incumbent; Denise Vassallo DeJohn; and Patricia Snyder.

The mayor's position carries a $3,900 annual salary, and trustee positions pay $2,700. Both offices are for four-year terms.

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