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By Rick Boston
Staff Writer 

Blair County Welcomes Two New Commissioners As Two Say Goodbye

Series: Blair County Government | Story 1

Last updated 1/10/2020 at 10:58am

Rick Boston

As Blair County Judges Elizabeth Doyle, Timothy Sullivan and Wade Kagarise look on, Laura Burke addresses the crowd after being sworn in for her first term as Blair County Commissioner. She joins fellow newly elected Commissioner Amy Webster and second-term Commissioner Bruce Erb in leading the county for the next four years.

The newly renovated Courtroom 1 at the Blair County Courthouse was the scene for what Blair County Commissioner Bruce Erb called "one of our nation's most valued principals, the orderly transfer of authority the rule of law allows."

Before President Judge Elizabeth Doyle administered Pennsylvania's path to newly elected and re-elected county officials, Erb paid tribute to the two men who sat on either side of him at the commissionerss' table for the past four years as well as retiring County Administrator and Chief Clerk Helen Schmidt.

"I was privileged to work closely with Commissioners Te...

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