Election season is in full swing and we have some excellent candidates running for local office here in Mt. Pleasant. We want you to get to know them so we’ve done interviews with Francesca Hagadus-McHale and Laura DiVenere who are running for Town Board and with Elizabeth Smith who is running for Town Justice. We’ve asked them to help us better understand the parts of town government they want to join as well as to introduce themselves to all of you.Continue reading »
On behalf of our membership, the Up2Us Board of Directors is proud to announce our endorsement of Elizabeth Smith for Mount Pleasant Town Justice in the 2019 election.
Smith has been practicing law for 15 years, 12 in Yonkers City Court which is the highest volume court in the Ninth Judicial District (Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Orange and Dutchess. She has written well over 2,000
decisions in various areas of law in Yonkers City Court; assists judges with research, trials and fact findings; and has successfully conferenced and settled hundreds of cases.
Smith lives in Hawthorne with her husband and four sons, and is deeply rooted in the community. She teaches religious education and serves on her Parish Council. She is the former Secretary and current First Vice President
and Trustee of her union and the Librarian of her chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution. She is a District Leader and former Secretary to the Mount Pleasant Democratic Committee and a member of Indivisible Pleasantville.
Smith’s work in the court and the community is completely in line with our values of service, civil rights, equality, and protecting our rights and resources.
We are thrilled to put our full support behind Elizabeth Smith for Mount Pleasant Town Justice. We encourage our members to visitContinue reading »