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The City of Tonawanda Board of Education is accepting applications until Friday from individuals interested in a vacant seat on the board.

The board seat was vacated by Lynn Casal last week. She resigned following the board’s decision to hire Tonawanda High/Middle School Principal James Newton as the district superintendent. Whoever fills the vacant seat will serve until June 30.

Interested candidates must be a resident of the district, a United States citizen and at least 18 years old. They can apply by submitting a letter to district clerk Bonnie Jayne in person or by email at bjayne@tona.wnyric.org by the close of business Friday.