Monday, June 20, 2011

Who Will Replace D'Amore?

Just two years ago, Allentown City Council Prez Michael D'Amore was pleading for re-election. After all, there were nonunion businesses to intimidate and project labor agreements waiting to be written. This pro-union official was rumored to be after Pawlowski's job.

But D'Amore has dropped all that for another easy win. In January, he will be a District Judge, and will have to resign his seat on City Council.

So who does Pawlowski want in there? One contender is Davey Howell, who held the job for 1,000 years before and has 30 sons and 467 grandsons in the Allentown police department.

The other frontrunner is Adrian Shanker. He's still listed on Muhlenberg's web page as a senior, although I'm pretty sure he's graduated.

He worked Pawlowski's last campaign, and is one of the activists promoting anti-discrimination ordinances in cities throughout the state. Some wonder whether he is promoting an end to discrimination or himself.

12 comments:

Anonymous said...

Sean Pressman?

Anonymous said...

I knew he had 30 sons. I knew it!

Anonymous said...

Do you mean Dave Howells, Sr.? He retired 10 years ago and enjoys time away at his summer home, we hear.

Anonymous said...

i hear bar johnson is buttonholing peeps

Anonymous said...

Sean Pressman would be a great idea.

Adrian is not qualified and will cost the city millions building transgender bathrooms and giving away the kitchen sink.

Anonymous said...

Please please please someone with a little experience.

Hipster doofuses like Shanker need to actually go out in the real world and accomplish something before deciding everyone else is wrong.

The Banker

Patrick McHenry said...

Either way, the city is screwed.

Either one will be a Pawlowski puppet, and join the other six Pawlowski puppets on council.

Anonymous said...

What difference does it make ?

Anonymous said...

This guy reminds me of the other guy with no experience, the Schlosberg guy.
No wonder the city sucks.

Anonymous said...

"i hear bar johnson is buttonholing"


is that what the kids are calling it nowadays?

Anonymous said...

I think that Mr Fegley from tha Brew Works would be a good choice. He could arrange all his loans,tax breaks, renovations, etc. without the middleman Fast Eddie. Is there any chance that hockey fans will be forced to drink the flavor of the week from Brew Works at every game?

Anonymous said...

Brad Paraszczak just announced he intends to seek the appointment to fill out the term. His facebook post got 200 supporters in 12 hours. He's the Dieruff grad who just graduated from Harvard. Could be a solid alternative to current mentions.