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City court’s Maureen Ball to receive state award

by Andrew Henderson

Maureen Ball, chief clerk for the Fulton City Court,will receive the New York State Courts Access to Justice Program’s prestigious DIY Star Award.

The award will be presented to Ball Thursday, Nov. 1 in Fulton City Court by Fern A. Fisher, deputy chief administrative judge of New York City and director of the NYS Access to Justice Program.

In addition, James Tormey, chief administrative judge for the Fifth Judicial District, and other court dignitaries will be present as well.

The award is given in appreciation for Ball’s hard work and effort in assisting in the development, implementation and promotion of the Do-it -Yourself form programs for unrepresented landlords and tenants in the Fulton City Court, as well as promoting the programs to other city court chief clerks, said Fisher.

Fulton City Court Judge Spencer Ludington said, “Maureen has been an incredible asset to the New York State Court system.  She has been an invaluable aid in the implementation of the DIY program and other court improvement projects throughout the State of New York.

“She has a statewide reputation as a knowledgeable and hard working innovator, which has assisted greatly in the efficient administration of justice,” he added. “This is a well deserved award.”

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Spencer Ludington seeks county judicial seat

by Carol Thompson

Fulton City Court Judge Spencer Ludington is seeking the support of Republicans to run for the Oswego County Surrogate Court judicial position being vacated by Judge John Elliott, who is expected to retire this year.

Elliott was elected to a new term two years ago, however, he has reached the mandatory retirement age.

Oswego County Republican Committee Chairman Michael C. Backus said he is aware of the upcoming vacancy.

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Fulton City Republican Committee endorses Spencer Ludington, Ann Buerkle

by Andrew Henderson

The Fulton City Republican Committee recently endorsed Fulton City Court Judge Spencer Ludington for Surrogate Court judge, Congresswoman Ann Buerkle for the newly formed 24th District, and Wendy Long for United States Senate.

The endorsement for Ludington was unanimous, according to committee Chairman Jim Myers said.

“Judge Ludington has our full support for Surrogate Court Judge,” said Myers. “He is known for his fair decisions while on the bench and has the experience needed to preform the duties as Surrogate Court Judge. We are proud to endorse Judge Ludington.”

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