Melissa Ponticello Endorses John Buckley

September 18, 2017

HORNELL, NY – Melissa Ponticello (D, 1st Ward, Hornell) has sent out a statement this morning, endorsing the John BUckley For Mayor Campaign:

As Alderwoman of the 1st Ward of the City of Hornell, I have worked with John Buckley for the past few years on the Common Council and on various City committees as well. I see first hand how hard John works and the passion he puts into everything he does. Residents throughout the City of Hornell reach out to John because they know he genuinely cares about the welfare and sustainability of Hornell.

John is the only candidate with municipal experience, having served our community for over a decade. He also has great working relationships with our elected state and federal officials. These connections make sure Hornell is in their sights when looking for funding for infrastructure or other projects that will benefit the City.

I see how John always has Hornell on the top of his priorities, whether he is working at Wegmans, coaching youth soccer, or by taking the time out of his day to talk with residents and listen to their concerns. We are very fortunate to have John serve as Alderman of the 9th Ward, but also as Deputy Mayor. He has been able to learn so much from our Mayor Shawn Hogan, and this will aid him in running our City as the Mayor if elected.

John addresses issues of the City, not by looking at political parties or views, but how Hornell will benefit. It is for this reason that I believe John Buckley is the best candidate for the job. I would like to extend my endorsement of John Buckley for Mayor of the City of Hornell. John has served our City well and has dedicated his time to help residents. He truly keeps our City as his number one priority.

Melissa Ponticello
1st Ward Alderwoman