Manhasset Public Library Budget Passes Jettmar Reelected


It is said, in a democracy, every vote counts and that is definitely the case in the Manhasset Public Library Trustee election held on Wednesday, April 11, where the incumbent won by one vote.

Charles Jettmar

The polls were open at 7 a.m. to allow for early morning commuters to cast their ballots and closed at 9 p.m. Two Manhasset residents were running for the open seat on the library board. Charles Jettmar was running for re-election against William Hannan and the vote was 137 to 136 in favor of the incumbent. Jettmar was reelected for a five year term.

The 2018-19 Library Budget passed with a vote of 209 to 70.



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Elizabeth Johnson is editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.


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