UTICA, NY (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – No school budgets were defeated Tuesday in elections across the region. The cities of Utica, Rome, Oneonta, Little Falls, and Oneida all had their budgets passed. In Utica, James Paul and Tennille Knoop were elected to the Board of Education. In Rome, there were four school board seats contested. The winners in Rome were Jon Maggiolino, Cassie Knutti, Danielle Lubecki, and Kelly Carinci were elected.
The budgets in Whitesboro and New Hartford were passed. In school board races in those communities, Whitesboro had two seats open with Cheryl LaValley and Steven Farr the top vote-getters. In New Hartford, there were also two seats being contested. The winners in New Hartford were Nicole Goodelle and Michelle Parker.