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Hinchey passes

Hinchey passes

An era passed with the death of former assemblyman and Congressman Maurice Hinchey, 79, on Wednesday. Hinchey, who served for 38 years in elected office, was diagnosed with a terminal neurological disease last spring. He underwent colon cancer surgery in 2011.

Perry takes Hurley’s top spot, Defeats Kellogg by 13

Perry takes Hurley’s top spot, Defeats Kellogg by 13

John Perry, his town’s former assessor and a longtime fixture for his coaching of local kids’ sports teams, will be the new town supervisor in Hurley after the counting of absentee ballots on Monday, November 20 gave him 13 more votes than former Woodstock supervisor and now West Hurley resident Tracy Kellogg, who was making her third run for the position on Democratic, Green and Working Family party lines.