Wilber wins; Wenk, Panza elected

In a bizarre turn of events, Jeremy Wilber, the once and, now, future town supervisor, spent Election Day hospitalized in Kingston for an acute illness while the November 8 balloting that enabled him to reclaim his old office transpired in Woodstock.

Wilber, the nominee of the Democratic and Working Families parties, on November 9 remained an inpatient at Kingston Hospital, where he was receiving treatment for pancreatitis. Speaking in a phone interview from his hospital bed, the supervisor-elect pronounced himself “satisfied” with the electoral outcome, in which he defeated his opponent, Lorin Rose, by a preliminary margin of 138 . . .

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