Niles council vacancy filled

NILES — Sheri Smith was picked Wednesday to fill the 2nd Ward City Council seat vacated by Steve Mientkiewicz, who now serves as mayor.

Smith, a resident of Niles for more than 40 years who works in purchasing and project management for Girard-based Universal Development Management, Inc., was chosen by a 3-1 vote of 2nd Ward Democratic precinct committee members. The other candidate was Al Rosenberg, owner of Albie’s Floral, 1328 Robbins Ave.

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