Article and photos on pages 2,3,4 of the June 7th edition.
Article on page 15 of the 10-20 Express.
How Anthony Sylvester came to be mayor of Mechanicville for the past 8 years is a long story.
It came about, as he related soon after his last City Council meeting on December 18, because he has been involved in volunteerism for some 30 years: He served as chairman of the Family Day committee, and the city housing authority. After the tornado he took a couple weeks off from his job and helped pick up debris on the streets; and organized dinners and brought food, also clothing, to different places ñ and was named the Chamber of Commere's Man of the Year.
Entire article is in the Dec. 26th issue of the Express.