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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

"Pickles" for legislature

Michael "Pickles" Picarillo, the city's superintendent of streets, could soon be appointed to the Rensselaer County Legislature to fill the vacant seat of Legistlator Nancy McHugh, who passed away in February.

Pickles, who has been with the city Department of Public Works for 36 years, was chosen for the seat by Legistlative Chairman Neil Kelleher.

The official vote to appoint him will be cast on April 14. If appointed, Picarillo will have to run for re-election along with the rest of the legislature in November.

Read more about it in Dave Canfield's article.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

A fine choice to replace Nancy

April 2, 2009 at 1:05 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is just a Mirch puppet!

April 3, 2009 at 4:05 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sadly, a good man who has surrounded himself with bad people. Pickles the Puppet.

April 5, 2009 at 5:40 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

shouldn't he and Mirch be considered one person...they are already attached at the you think they would ever vote for themselves on any sad he sold himself out

April 5, 2009 at 11:35 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You people are crazy. Mike is still a wonderful guy who gives a crap about the city.
Go Obama - Go Pickles

April 6, 2009 at 9:20 PM 
Anonymous said...

I've known Pickles for over 30 years and can honestly say he is a man for the people. Doesn't matter if your a Dem or Rep, he will help you 24/7. Good luck Pickles, I know you'll do great.

April 9, 2009 at 6:56 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great !!! give more power to "god Almighty Mirch!! they had to pick his sidekick!! Maybe they will hash out when they will pretend to vote for themselves while lounging at the summer camp....You know, "I will vote against you when we know we have enough votes to carry and people will think we are not in cohoots"....Remember this at election time!!!

April 15, 2009 at 8:34 PM 

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