Nazareth. - Incumbent Mike Kopach, a Democrat. has filed nomination petitions for two-year and four-year seats in the first ward. Dan Chiavaroli, another Democrat, has done the same thing in the third ward. His statement of financial interests does list Nazareth Ambulance as a source of income, so he has been voting on matters in which he is financially interested, in violation of the conflict of interest provisions of the state Ethics Act.
Lance Colondo has filed for a two-year seat in the third ward.
Fortunately, the events of last Summer have inspired a new candidate to join the fray. Sticker Gang member Trevor Gehret, a Republican, is running in the first ward. He just picked up his nomination papers.
Hanover. - In sad news for anyone interested in good government, Glenn Walbert is hanging up his Supervisor position. This very thoughtful man told me last week that it was time for him to step down. I hope to do a profile on Glenn in the near future. Michael Prendeville, an information consultant from Dun and Bradstreet, has already filed his paperwork. He is a Republican.
Upper Mount Bethel - Dennis Jones, known best for his nasty comments on Facebook, has filed as a Republican. He lists as his source of income "rental income" without stating where those rentals are.
Plainfield. - I already told you that John Bryant, a Republican, has filed. So has Joyce Lambert, a democrat. She's the Township's Executive Secretary, but will reportedly be retiring soon.
Lower Nazareth:- James Pennington, an accountant, has filed the paperwork for re-election. An accountant and a Republican, he is also Lower Nazareth's Chair and serves on the gaming Board and Colonial Regional Police Commission.
Lower Saucon - Donna Louder, a mammographer at LV Health Network, has filed her papers. She is a Republican.
Moore Tp - Maynard S. Campbell, Jr., a Democrat, is running.
Washington Tp - David Hess, and Brian Rasely, both Republicans, are running.
Williams - Mark Ernst, a real estate and climate solution salesman, is running. He is a Republican.
Bangor - Barry Schweitzer has filed the paperwork to run as a Democrat.
Freemansburg. Incumbent Council members Jim Smith, Justin Lanar and Homer Lorah have all filed their nomination petitions. They are Democrats.
Hellertown - Democrat Earl Hill has filed for a two-year and a four-year seat.
N Catasauqua - Republican William R. Duch has filed his nomination petition.
Pen Argyl - Democrats Robert O'Donnell and David DePalma have filed.
Roseto - Kenneth Tilman,a Republican, and Carl Renna, a Democrat, are running.
Walnutport - Democrat Michael Gaston has come down from the mountain to file his papers.
Wilson - Democrats Russell Lepari, Tony Verenna and Tom a Lilly-Kemmerer, have submitted their paperwork.