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11/05/19 10:00am

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION
Candidates for supervisor and Town Board seats. Front row, from left, Marcus Kaasik, Supervisor Gary Gerth and Mike Bebon. Back row, from left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Councilman Jim Colligan, Gerry Siller and Julia Romanchuk Weisenberg.

Gary Gerth for supervisor
Two fine public servants are vying for the job of supervisor on Tuesday.

Democrat Gerry Siller, a local businessman, former town supervisor and former member of the School Board, is dedicated to making the Island a better place.
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06/29/18 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Chase Bank on North Ferry Road.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Chase Bank on North Ferry Road.

When the Reporter broke the story two weeks ago that Chase Bank was going to shutter its branch on North Ferry Road in the Center, it seemed like another example of a corporate giant so wedded to its bottom line that it forgot one of the pillars of its existence is not just charging people money but serving them. (more…)

06/20/18 12:46pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Chase Bank branch on North Ferry Road in the Center will remain open.

JULIE LANE PHOTO The Chase Bank branch on North Ferry Road in the Center will remain open.

Just a couple of minutes into his remarks to Chase Bank representatives on the Island this morning, Supervisor Gary Gerth said he was interrupted and told that he had won his case and the officials have reversed the decision to close the branch on North Ferry Road.

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