Adina Sasson (center) with her teacher Joanna Bonaccorso and Village of Pelham Mayor Chance Mullen

Pelham Middle School eighth grader Adina Sasson took home second place in the New York Conference of Mayors' "If I Were Mayor" essay contest. In her essay, Adina proposed a ban on gas powered leaf blowers to aid the environment and prevent health issues.

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