Filling a friend’s shoes

OBSERVER Photo by Rebecca Cuthbert

Judge Anthony Pearl was sworn in recently as the new Hanover town justice, replacing his friend and colleague, the late Judge Richard Saletta. Pearl, who also serves as justice for the village of Silver Creek, joins Judge Walter Klyczek in Hanover. His term will end Dec. 31. Pictured is Pearl being sworn in by Klyczek (right), while new member of the Board of Assessment Review Cindy Sheedy holds the Bible and Councilman Wayne Ashley looks on.