NEW YORK MILLS, N.Y. --- The Village of New York Mills officially swore in its new Mayor on Saturday afternoon. Ernie Talerico was elected Village Mayor after winning in this year's village elections with 332 votes.
The Village held a swearing-in ceremony on Saturday afternoon. Justice Robert Glenn swore in Talerico as well as 2 members of the village board of trustees, John Edwards and Michael Copperwheat.
Talerico's 4-year term starts immediately and said he hopes to hit the ground running.
"We're going to be focusing on some of the code issues in the village, some of the absentee landlords. We're going to be looking at those very heavily. So we're really really excited and can't wait to move forward with this village," said Talerico.
Talerico said he looks forward to working with his team to serve those living in the village he grew up in.