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05/09 LWV Candidate Forum for School and Library Boards 7 PM

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Candidates for two New Rochelle Board of Education positions and three New Rochelle Public Library Board of Trustees slots will introduce themselves and answer questions from the public at a Candidates Forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New Rochelle on Monday, May 9, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the Library’s Ossie Davis Auditorium, 1 Library Plaza. The election is Tuesday, May 17 and will include budget votes and a school bond issue.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The League welcomes written questions from the audience. Question can be submitted at the Forum or ahead to Joan Alexander at

The Forum will be recorded and shown on Cablevision Channel 77, Verizon Channel 30 and linked to an on-demand site.

Candidates for two vacancies for a five-year term on the school board are as follows:  Todd Kern, Vincent J. Malfetano, Rachel Relkin (incumbent) and James O’Toole.

Candidates for three vacancies on the library Board of Trustees include one incumbent running for reelection, Gregory T. Varian; and two incumbents appointed to fill out unexpired terms, Dierdre Gray Clark and Yadira Ramos-Herbert.  Determined by the number of votes, they will fill one full five-year term, an unexpired three-year term and an unexpired one-year term.