Norm Crume said it is time to step away from local politics after he served 12 years on the Ontario City Council. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).
ONTARIO – Do your homework.
That proved to be at the core of Ontario City Councilor Norm Crume’s 12-year career representing the residents of the city.
With his last city council meeting on Dec. 22, the longtime Ontario resident said he looks back on his stint as a councilor with few regrets and a new appreciation for small-town politics. Crume, the longest-serving member on the council, chose not to run for re-election and will leave office in January.
“I am still alive. It didn’t kill me,” Crume joked recently.
Crume’s departure represents a shift in the composition of the council. Along . . .