Fairborn Daily Herald 12/19/2007 9:14:00 AM
Cervone to run for State Representative
FAIRBORN — Newly Re-elected Fairborn Councilman Frank Cervone has decided to run for state representative, something he said will allow him to look out for the best interests of everyone in Greene County.Cervone pulled paperwork from the Greene County Board of Elections after thinking over the idea of running and talking it over with his family.“I believe it is the next step in helping out people in Greene County,” Cervone said.The councilman said he would be running as a Republican on multiple platforms to ensure everyone in Greene County is taken care of.“I am a Repubican, but just because I am a Republican does not mean I only vote for Republicans. I vote for the candidates and the issues.”Medical needs, funding for education, senior citizens, police and emergency service highlight some of Cervone’s main concerns.As councilman for Fairborn he has made safety and concern for citizens his top priority, he said, and extending those beliefs through a partnership across “I really do think everyone is important,” Cervone said. “It’s important for me to make sure that every resident is taken care of and running for state representative will help me do that.”Cervone is now at the stage in his campaign when he needs to collect 50 signatures for the petition he pulled and turn it into the Board of Elections by Jan. 4, 2008. Cervone said for his re-election campaign in Fairborn he had to collect 100 signatures, so the task of 50 should not be a problem, he said.Cervone began his first four-year term as a councilman on Dec. 1, 2003.Cervone is a native of New York, but has been a Fairborn resident since 1999. He and his wife Susan have four children and one grandchild.