Nelsonville seats contested
By Liz Schevtchuk Armstrong
Nelsonville Mayor Bill O’Neill will face a challenger on March 19 when he seeks re-election to his second term. Three candidates will also vie for two open seats on the five-person Village Board.
Trustee Chris Caccamise, who was appointed to the board in August to replace Thomas Robertson, who resigned, filed a petition by the Wednesday (Feb. 13) deadline to run for mayor. O’Neill, who ran unopposed in 2017, also filed.
Trustee Alan Potts will seek a second, two-year term, and Dove Pedlosky and Lisa Mechaley will campaign to join the board.
Caccamise, an artist and teacher, teaches at the Allen-Stevenson School, a private boys’ school in New York City. Pedlosky is an associate director for external affairs at New York University, while Mechaley is an educator with the Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation.The Current is a nonprofit supported by its readers; please consider a tax-deductible contribution.