AFTON – This year voters in the Town of Afton will have four choices for the two open spots on the town council.
Abram S. Loeb and Alan M. Steinberg will be running on the Democratic ticket and incumbents Jamie L. Baciuska and Calvin Tallmadge will be running on the Republican ticket. Steinberg will also be listed under the independent “Community” party.
Steinberg, 67, served on the Afton school board between 1985-95, however, this will be his first time running for political office. Until four years ago, Steinberg worked as a clinical psychotherapist at his practice in Binghamton. Since that time, he has worked out of his home in Afton.
According to Steinberg, there are a number of issues in the town that he would like to tackle, hydraulic fracturing and the resulting heavy truck traffic being the most important.