Officer in charge of the Marne Tax Centers at both Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Air Field, in Georgia, U.S. Army Capt. Marissa Zator, was on hand, with scissors in hand, to oversee the official opening of the two centers serving military personnel and their families.
She joined Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Garrison Commander Col. Kevin Gregory; Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Myron J. Lewis; and military and civilian certified tax preparers, to cut the ribbon in January at the tax center for this year's tax filing season.
Allentown Police Sgt. Ed Zucal, a Democrat, garnered an unofficial 8,852 votes in Tuesday's primary, according to the Lehigh County Voter Registration Office.
Joe Hanna, a Republican, is a detective with the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office.
Hanna received an unofficial 10,263 votes in the May 19 primary.
The names of both candidates will be on the ballot for their respective parties in the Nov. 3 Municipal Election.
There were no Democrat candidates on the ticket for the open six-year seat on the North Whitehall Board of Supervisors in the May 19 primary.
According to unofficial results from Lehigh County Voter Registration, Republican incumbent Richard Celmer received 385 votes.
Fellow Republican Mark Hills, a former supervisor, garnered an unofficial 329 votes.
Celmer unseated Hills in the May 2013 primary and beat Democrat Sam Neas in the November 2013 election for a two-year seat on the board.
Celmer's name will appear on the Nov. 3 Municipal Election ballot.
The contest for the four open commissioner-at-large seats on the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners in Tuesday's primary was on the Repubican side of the ticket.
The four Republicans who will see their names on the ballot in the Nov. 3 Municipal Election include: Amanda Holt of Upper Macungie Township, Victor Mazziotti of Allentown; Marty Nothstein of Lowhill Township and Brad Osborne of South Whitehall Township.
All are incumbents except Nothstein, who according to unofficial results from the Lehigh County Voter Registration Office, garnered 8,283 votes.
According to unofficial results from the Lehigh County Voter Registration Office, County Controller Glenn Eckhart, a Republican from Salisbury Township, garnered 9,460 votes on his party's ticket in the May 19 primary.
Democrat Thomas Slonaker of Whitehall Township received an unofficial 9,239 votes of the total 18,699 cast.
The last time the two went head-to-head was in November 2011 when voters chose Eckhart, who at the time was a member of the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners, first elected to that office in 2006.
Coroner Scott M. Grim, a Democrat, was unchallenged in Tuesday's primary election.
Grim was seeking his party's nomination for a fifth term in office.
According to unofficial Lehigh County Voter Registration Office results, Grim garnered 11,111 to have his name placed on the Nov. 3 Municipal Election ticket.
The coroner's main responsibility is to justify the cause and manner of death of persons who die within his jurisdiction.
Grim is a lifelong resident of Allentown with his wife, Ann.
Voters from South Whitehall, North Whitehall and Upper Macungie townships, along with voters in Ward 17, 4th District; and Ward 18, 2nd district Allentown, cast their votes May 19 to decide who will occupy the five open seats on the Parkland School Board.
There are nine members on the school board serving four-year terms.
Two Republicans, former supervisor Ed Earley and incumbent Sean Gill, are seeking their party's nomination in Tuesday's primary for a 6-year term on the Upper Macungie Township Board of Supervisors.
There are no candidates listed on the Democrat side of the ticket.
Gill, who was appointed to the board in December 2014, following the death of Supervisor Sam Ashmar, is completing Ashmar's term, which would have ended in January 2016.
Gill is a board member of the South Parkland Youth Association, coach and township recreation board member.
Lehigh County Controller Glenn Eckhart, a Republican from Salisbury Township, is once again facing a challenge from Democrat Thomas Slonaker of Whitehall Township in the May 19 primary for a four-year term in office.
The last time the two went head-to-head was in the November 2011 election when voters chose Eckhart, who at the time was a member of the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners, first elected to that office in 2006.
The names of both candidates will appear on their respective party's ballots in November.
Coroner Scott M. Grim, a Democrat, is unchallenged in next Tuesday's primary election.
Grim is seeking his party's nomination for his fifth term in office.
"I have proudly served the citizens of Lehigh County in this capacity since 1997 and will continue to provide the services the citizens have elected me to perform," Grim said in his announcement for re-election. "In 1997, we investigated 2,340 deaths in comparison with over 5,700 investigations conducted in 2014."