Parkland Press

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

4 Democrats, 5 Republicans run for 3 seats on S. Whitehall board

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by DEBRA PALMIERI in Local News

Four Democrats — Joe Setton, Keisha Champagnie, Matthew Mobilio and Thomas J. Johns — and five Republicans — Diane Kelly, Michael K. Wolk, Tom Utsch, Vincent J. Quinn and Matt Mulqueen — are on the ballot for three seats on the South Whitehall Board of Commissioners in the May 21 Municipal Primary.

Voters may choose not more than three of the candidates on each ticket for a four-year term in office.

We asked the candidates the following question: What do you see as the biggest issue facing South Whitehall residents?

DEMOCRATS

Joe Setton

Six seek five seats on Parkland School Board

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by DEBRA PALMIERI in Local News

Six candidates — Jay Rohatgi, Carol L. Facchiano, Marisa Ziegler, David M. Kennedy, Patrick H. Foose and Lisa Roth — are running for the five open seats for a four-year term on the Parkland School Board.

Each has cross-filed on the Democrat and Republican tickets.

We asked the candidates the following question: What is your position on property tax reform, whereby taxes are replaced by other forms of revenue?

Jay Rohatgi

Rohatgi says he is a successful business leader and agent for positive change in his professional life.

Uncontested race for county at-large commissioners

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Four Democratic candidates and four Republican candidates are on the May 21 ballot for a four-year term as Lehigh County commissioner at-large.

Voters are to choose no more than four.

Democrat

Bob Elbich, Weisenberg

Dave Harrington, Lower Milford

Dan Hartzell, South Whitehall

Zakiya Smalls, South Whitehall

Republican

Mathias Matt Green, Washington

Marty Nothstein, Lowhill

Brad Osborne, South Whitehall

Antonio A. Pineda, Whitehall

7 candidates bid for seat on Lehigh County bench

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Local News

There are seven candidates on the ballot May 21 for the one available seat on the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas.

Voters may choose one of the candidates who will move on to the November election. The winner will serve a 10-year term on the bench. All candidates cross-filed on the Democrat and Republican tickets.

The candidates were asked the following question: What is the most important quality of a judge?

Tom Capehart, Upper Milford

HAPPENINGS

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY

MAY 16

·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-398-9272.

·Model Railroad Explorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St., 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.

·Al-Anon Family Support group for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families at First Presbyterian Church, Tilghman St. and Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, 7-9 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 8-9 p.m.