At least 5 seek 3 seats in Ichabod Crane District

KINDERHOOK – Five candidates are running for three seats on the Ichabod Crane School Board of Education. The three candidates with the highest number of votes will win the seats, which are for three-year terms.

Board President Andrew Kramarchyk is running for his seat, along with John Chandler, who was appointed to a seat on the board last winter. Board Vice President John Phillips is not running for reelection. Cheryl Trefzger and Susan Ramos are seeking seats on the board; neither has previously served on the school board.

In addition to the candidates above, whose names will appear on the ballot, one person has announced she is seeking election as a write-in candidate. Landra Haber, who served on the board for 13 years, hopes that voters will write her name on the ballot. Instructions for how to vote for a write in candidate will be posted at the annual vote on the $33.8-million budget and the board candidates held at the high school gym May 17. The polls are open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Anyone who has questions about registering to vote should contact the district office at 518 758-7575.


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College comes to library

VALATIE—Josh Horn, assistant director of admissions at Columbia-Greene Community College, visits the Valatie Free Library Wednesday, October 21, from 1 to 3 p.m.
Mr. Horn will answer questions about both the college’s credit and noncredit programs and classes.
Handouts detailing the school’s 47 academic programs as well as literature on other college classes and events will be available.
C-GCC features both university- and career-track programs in fine arts, teacher education, business, criminal justice, math-science, automotive technology, environmental studies, physical education, nursing and massage
The institution also offers a wide variety of noncredit classes, including arts and crafts, computer software, finance, health and personal development, music and dance, and physical fitness.
C-GCC specializes in returning adult students. Mr. Horn is prepared to discuss college solutions with high school students, single moms, empty nesters and retirees.