Remember to Vote

Nov 7, 2011 No Comments ›› sfranco

Please remember to vote in the election on November 8, 2011. Polls open at 7:00AM and close at 8:00PM. Of course, I'd appreciate a vote for Bendel on election day. Thanks!

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Only Three Weeks to Go!

Oct 18, 2011 No Comments ›› sfranco

It's hard to believe that Election Day is only three weeks away. I've enjoyed getting reacquainted with friends and meeting many of my neighbors while "door knocking," at the high school football games or at community events. I'm looking forward to seeing/meeting many more of you over the remaining weeks of the campaign. ...

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What a Great Summer!

Sep 12, 2011 No Comments ›› sfranco

I hope everyone had a great summer and had a chance to enjoy the many sunny days with family and friends. I had an opportunity to see lots of familiar faces and meet many new people at community events - First Fridays, July 4 in the Park, ULTRA event, Fund Raiser for the Library ...

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Ward 1 Commission Seat–Interim Appointment

Jun 21, 2011 No Comments ›› sfranco

At a Special Session of the Mt. Lebanon Commissioners on Monday June 20, I withdrew my name from consideration for the interim appointment as Commissioner in Mt. Lebanon’s Ward 1. While I remain a candidate for the 4-year term, which is voted on in November, in the interest of good government, I felt that withdrawing ...

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2011 Relay for Life a Huge Success

Jun 13, 2011 No Comments ›› sfranco

Mt. Lebanon's Relay for Life's closing ceremony on June 12 capped off a terrific 24-hour, community event. Over 1,000 people came together and walked throughout the day and night to support those battling cancer and to remember and honor those lost to the disease. This year's event raised over $200,000 - a tremendous showing! The Luminaria, personal testimonies and the ...

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Thank You

May 23, 2011 No Comments ›› sfranco

I wanted to thank all of the voters who turned out for the primary on Tuesday, May 17. I enjoyed seeing many friends and getting to meeting my neighbors in Ward 1 at the polls on election day and during the primary campaign. I am looking forward to seeing you all at events and around the neighborhood this summer and ...

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Remember to Vote

May 16, 2011 No Comments ›› sfranco

Please remember to vote in the primary election on May 17. Polls open at 7:00AM and close at 8:00PM. Of course, I'd appreciate a vote for Bendel on election day. Thanks!

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Smart Voter

May 13, 2011 No Comments ›› sfranco

The League of Women Voters provides many valuable services to inform resident about candidates running for public office. Smart Voter, which provides an online database about candidates, is one of the tools used by the League to educate voters. From a candidate's standpoint, it's a great way to share your qualifications, ideas and goals. I encourage you to go to the Smart ...

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Nice to Meet You

May 12, 2011 No Comments ›› sfranco

It has been great going door-to-door and getting to meet so many of my neighbors in Ward 1 during the primary campaign. This week I've spent time on Parker, Overlook, Arden and North Meadowcroft with visits to Dixon and Morrison planned. This provides me with an opportunity to listen to the issues and concerns of Ward 1 residents so I am fully informed of what ...

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Mt. Lebanon’s Candidates Night

May 7, 2011 No Comments ›› sfranco

On May 4, I participated in Mt. Lebanon's Candidates Night sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Mt. Lebanon PTA.The forum offered a great way for residents to hear the views of the School Board and Commission candidates. I really appreciate the opportunity to share my ideas and positions on issues facing Mt. Lebanon. The Candidates Night will be broadcast ...

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