I've heard several rumors that Bangor Borough Council President Cathy Allen is coming to Northampton County. She served with Executive John Brown when he was Mayor. Some say she will be his "chief of staff," a position that does not exist and is usually performed by the Director of Administration. I have tried confirming this with Brown's public relations consultant, Kim Plyler, but she is apparently in Deutscheland.
According to her Facebook page, Allen attended Bangor and Belvidere High School, and sells ling term care insurance.
Allen is one of the Council members who voted to appoint Stephanie Merlo to a vacancy on Borough Council. Brown, who was then Bangor's mayor, voted for Merlo as well.
Soon after her appointment, Merlo was charged with inappropriate sexual contact with a Pius X student, where merlo was volunteering as some sort of coach. She resigned. A hearing on the criminal charges against Merlo is scheduled for Monday.