Supervisor’s surprise: Wilber taps teenager as his deputy

In one of the first official acts of his return to office as town supervisor, Jeremy Wilber surprised colleagues and other attendees of the Town Board’s January 3 meeting by appointing 18-year-old Liam Kahn, a lifelong Woodstock resident with an avowed interest in public service, to the position of deputy supervisor.

Kahn, an intern in the Kingston office of Congressman Maurice Hinchey and a three-time participant in the annual Harvard Model Congress program for high school students, is pursuing a GED diploma and expects to enroll later this month at Ulster County Community College. In accepting . . .

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