Politics and Elections

March 16, 2014

Three vie for two trustee seats in Saranac Lake


Garry Hoffman

Party: Republican.

Age: 58.

Education: Associate in science for substance abuse counseling, North Country Community College.

Occupation: Retired small-business owner.

Previous government experience: Former Wilmington town justice.

Civic organizations: New York State Magistrates Association; Disabled American Veterans, Combat Veterans Association; Saranac Lake Fish & Game Club.

Military service: U.S. Navy.

Elias Vincent "Allie" Pelletieri

Party: Conservative (running on Republican, Democratic, and Conservative party lines).

Age: 57.

Education: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy.

Occupation: Co-owner and president of Lake Side Masonry Inc.

Government: Four years as a village trustee.

Civic Organizations: Elks Lodge 1508; Sons of the American Legion; Knights of Columbus; National Rifle Association and 5th Quarter Club.

Family: Wife, Tammy; daughter, Maria (Pelletieri) Person, 24, and son, Nikolas, 21.

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