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WGXC Morning Show: Rensselaer County Clerk Election; Frank Merola, Justan Foster

Sep 20, 2021: 9am - 11am
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Today we hear from two candidates for Rensselaer County Clerk in the Nov. 2 election. Frank J. Merola is seeking a seventh term as Rensselaer County Clerk. If successful, Merola would longest-serving RensCo County Clerk. WOOC's Corinne Carey spoke with Merola about the role of County Clerk, and his view of the office. This interview is part ofWOOC and WGXC's Election Watch 2021 Series featuring candidate profiles of those seeking office in the upcoming general election. On November 2, Rensselaer County voters will see a new name on the ballot for the position of County Clerk. Justan Foster is running to unseat Frank J. Merola, who is seeking his 7th term as Rensselaer County Clerk. WOOC's Corinne Carey spoke with Foster about his priorities, and the important work of the County Clerk. This interview is part of WOOC and WGXC's Election Watch 2021 Series featuring candidate profiles of those seeking office in the upcoming general election.

The WGXC Morning Show is a radio magazine show featuring local news, interviews with community leaders and personalities, reports on cultural issues, a rundown of public meetings and local and regional events, with weather updates, and more about and for the community, made mostly through volunteers in the community through WGXC. The Catskill Makers Syndicate produce the "Better Weather" for the show. Rob Gelles produces the Columbia County history segment "Rob Around The County" and "This Month in History" for the show. Julia Joern produced the "Hudson Valley Word of Mouth" interview segment each week. The "WGXC Congressional Report" also airs here. Some reports come from our partner station, WOOC-LP in Troy, out of The Sanctuary for Independent Media. Tom Roe also cuts up local and national news with songs and sounds for the show. At 9 a.m. "The WGXC Daily," with local headlines, weather, and previews of community events, airs. At 10 a.m., national headlines from Public News Service are on WGXC. Sometimes national, state, or local press conferences, meetings, or events are broadcast live here.