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Randy Allmon (left) sits next to Fiscal Officer Hoi Wah (center) and Councilwoman Karen Dash during the village’s first council meeting, since succeeding the late Nancy Murray as mayor of Wellsville.

WELLSVILLE — The fact that Nancy Murray left him some big shoes to fill isn’t lost on Randy Allmon.

However, he is more than ready to embrace the challenge, and Murray would expect nothing less.

It has been almost a week since Murray, who passed away midway through her second term as the village mayor, was laid to rest in her beloved Wellsville.

Allmon explained, “It has been a whirlwind. I served on council with Nancy. It has been hard.”

Losing her has been the hardest part, but Allmon believes that Murray had found a successful formula. “We will continue to do what she was doing, and I am confident that my good working relationship with council will…

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