Springville Mayor William Krebs easily won re-election to another term on Tuesday.
Elections were held in six Erie County villages. Many of the candidates had no opponent, and incumbents were returned to office in all villages, except for North Collins. Springville had the only contested race for mayor.
In Alden, incumbent Trustee Angelo Daluisio was unopposed for a two-year term. Robert F. Woods was unopposed for re-election to another four-year term as justice.
East Aurora Mayor Allan Kasprzak was unopposed for a two-year term. Incumbent Trustees Patrick Shea, Randy West and Ernie Scheer also were unopposed for new terms.
Gowanda incumbent Trustees Peter A. Sisti and Barbara A. Nephew were returned to office without opposition.
In Hamburg, Village Justice Andrew Fleming easily beat back a challenge from Timothy J. Kane to win another four-year term, 436-48.
The mayor and two incumbent trustees ran unopposed for four-year terms. Mayor Thomas J. Moses Sr. received 467 votes, Trustee Thomas Tallman had 432 votes, and Trustee Mark Colmerauer polled 408.
In North Collins, incumbent Trustee Paul Carozzi lost his bid for a four-year term.
Winning election to two trustees seats were Kathleen Myers with 114 votes and Corinne Leone with 110. Carozzi polled 37 and Mark Pagels received 36.
In Springville, Krebs was the top vote-getter of any candidate, with 396 votes for another term as mayor. His challenger, Thomas Czechowski, received 117.
Incumbent Trustee Terry W. Skelton was re-elected with 284 votes. Robert Moriarty won election to the other trustee seat, with 258 votes.
Also receiving votes for trustee were Samantha Skura, 253; Robert S. Laskowski, 217; and Deborah McClellan, 27.
Voters also approved a proposition increasing the number of years volunteer firefighters can earn credits in the awards program from 20 years to 30 years. The vote was 338-116. Currently, firefighters can earn credits over 20 years for a pension of $400 a month.
Under the increased credit program, which will go into effect next year, a firefighter could earn a pension of up to $600 a month.