CANTON -- John Richey of Massena will announce his candidacy for St. Lawrence County Surrogate Judge at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 15 at the Best Western. It is open to the public.
Richey is Principal Court Attorney for St. Lawrence County Surrogate and Acting Supreme Court Judge Kathleen Rogers. He has served in that position for the past twenty-five years.
He also served for 10 years as Town Judge and Acting Village Judge of Massena. He is a past president of the St. Lawrence County Bar Association and the St. Lawrence County Magistrates Association.
Rogers has announced that after 26 years, she is retiring from the surrogate's bench.