Murphy is new judge

By CRISTINE MEIXNER

Editor

WELLS - Gerard A. Murphy easily coasted to victory in the Nov. 5 General Election with 211 votes to become the new town justice here.

He will replace late Justice Henry Malec. Deborah J. Klim got 67 votes. There were five write-ins.

Unchallenged candidates and their vote tallies were incumbents Supervisor Brian E. Towers, 217; and councilmen Robert D. Wright, 230, and Jaret D. Welch, 229.