A Tribute to Joe Pickreign

The Town of  Harrietstown Democratic Committee honors recently retired Chairman, Joe Pickreign, during a “Tribute” event  at Charlie’s Inn in Lake Clear.

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Pickreign served as Chair of the Town of Harrietstown Democratic organization for 13 years and was also Chairman of the Franklin County Democratic Committee for 33 years.  Pickreign was elected Town of Harrietstown Councilman in 1989 and then was elected Town Supervisor in 2000 and served in that position for 2 years.  Pickreign just retired from the New York State Democratic Committee, but remains a director in the New York State Democratic Rural Conference.

Charlie’s Inn, the site of a recent gathering to honor recently retired Joe Pickreign

Village Trustee Tom Catillaz is the Democrat’s Candidate for Harrietstown Supervisor..  and  served with Pickreign on the

democratic committee.. He says “Joe Pickreign dedicated most of his adult life to enhancing the political process in Franklin County and the Town of Harrietstown.  He is more that deserving of this tribute.”

A Veteran of the Democratic Party is recognized for his achievements –  Joe Pickreign at 77 is recently retired after 32 years of public service in Franklin County..  Chad McCarthey takes over the reigns as Franklin County’s Democratic Chair and while Pickreign’s retirement is formalized, there may still be some opportunity for him to lend a helping hand from time to time..


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