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Incumbents ousted in Greencastle Council race

May 18, 2005|by BONNIE H. BRECHBILL

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Challengers Harry Foley and Paul T. Schemel ousted incumbents Barbara B. Bock and Sydnae Vanner in the bid to win the Republican nominations in the race for Greencastle Borough Council.

According to complete but unofficial results from Tuesday's Republican primary election, incumbents Charles Eckstine and W. Jean Oliver also will advance to the general election.

The top four vote-getters advanced. Eckstine and Schemel were the top vote-getters, each receiving 354 votes. Foley was third with 335 and Oliver was fourth with 252. Vanner finished with 162 votes, while Bock, the council president, finished last with 157.

Eckstine, 64, of 64 Williamson Ave., Greencastle, Pa., is a real estate investor and retired airline pilot who has served on the council from 1978 to 1985, and from 2002 to present.

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W. Jean Oliver, 66, of 190 Apple Drive, Greencastle, owns and manages a small real estate business and has served for 14 years on the council.

Former Greencastle Mayor Harry Foley, 60, of 54 Apple Drive, Greencastle, previously served on the council for four years.

Paul T. Schemel, 33, is an attorney who lives at 152 S. Washington St., Greencastle.

Council members, who serve four-year terms, receive $50 per month; the council president is paid $100 per month.

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