District attorney candidates answer questions

PENN YAN--Incumbent Valerie Gardner (Republican) and Todd Casella (Independence and Reform) are both vying for the position of Yates County District Attorney.

With election day less than a month away, the candidates received questions from Yates County residents Thursday, Oct. 12 at the Shooters Committee on Political Education (SCOPE) forum in Penn Yan.

John Prendergast, chairman of Yates County's SCOPE was the coordinator for the meeting at the Elks Lodge.