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Onondaga County executive to discuss county budget at Sept. 27 TMR
The Sept. 27 session of Thursday Morning Roundtable will feature Joanne Mahoney, Onondaga County executive. Mahoney will discuss the county budget. TMR meets from 8:15-9:15 a.m. at Drumlins, 800 Nottingham Rd.
Elected in November 2007, Mahoney is the first woman to serve as county executive for Onondaga County. She attended the Whitman School, where she received a bachelor of science, and completed law school at SU’s College of Law.
After spending time in private practice, Mahoney accepted a position with the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office, where she worked for five years as a criminal prosecutor. In 1999, she was elected councilor-at-large in the City of Syracuse, where she served a four-year term.
For further information, contact Sandra Barrett, director of community programs, 315- 443-4846 or visit www.uc.syr.edu/community/tmr. The TMR program is broadcast on WCNY-FM, 91.3 on Sundays at 8 p.m. and at www.wcny.org/radio/thursday-morning-roundtable.