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Longtime Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer dies

November 20, 2018 06:17 PM

RENSSELAER - Longtime Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer has died. The city says in a statement that Dwyer, 84, died on Tuesday morning, surrounded by family.

The Korean War veteran began serving the city in 1963. He was elected mayor in 2005. He was currently serving his third term.

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Rich Mooney, the president of the Rensselaer City Council, will now take over as mayor.

— Dan Levy (@dlevywnyt) November 20, 2018

WEB EXTRA: Full press conference on death of Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer

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