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Emmitsburg to hold town council election Sept. 29 

Emmitsburg's town commissioner election will be held 7 am to 8 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009 at 22 E. Main Street.  As of press time, there were five candidates running for the two available positions currently held by Commissioners Joyce Rosensteel and Clifford Sweeney.  

Both current commissioners are running for office again and are joined by fellow residents Carolyn Miller, Tim O'Donnell and Jennifer Crampton (named in order of filing). The deadline for a candidate to register to run for office is no later than 21 business days before the election. 

The last day to register to vote in this election is September 3, and registration applications are available at the town office located at 300A South Seton Ave.  

Editorís Note: As the weíre going to press before the closing date for filing candidacy papers, weíll be producing a special Voterís Guide for distribution to resident of Emmitsburg detailing the background and position of candidates on select issues.  Residents can expect the Voterís Guide in their mail the week of the September 20th or can pick one up at the Emmitsburg community center. 

In addition, candidate position papers on subjects of their concern will posted to the home page of as they are received.