Bangor Mayor: Brooke Kerzner, Bangor's Democratic incumbent Mayor, filed no nomination petition. Two Republicans, Mary Ellen DeFranco and Robert Goffredo, Jr., will duke it out in the primary for the Republican nomination. Goffredo sits on Borough Council.
Bangor Borough Council. Bangor Borough Council is comprised of seven members. Four at-large seats are up this year. Two Democrats - Krista Ashmore and Michael J Bilotta (inc.) have filed. So have the following four Republicans: Jim Kresge (inc.); Jim Augustine (inc.); Joanna Paulson; and Marissa L Donnelly.
Bath Mayor: Fiorella Mirabito, Bath's Republican incumbent Mayor, is running unopposed.
Bath Borough Council: Bath Borough Council is comprised of seven members, and three seats are up this year. Only Democrat Michele Ehrgott (inc.) has filed a nomination petition.
Chapman Borough: Nobody has filed.
East Bangor Borough: Incumbent Republican Mayor Derek Powell is seeking re-election. There are currently six borough council members, and four seats are up for grabs. Only Democrat Susan Ruggiero and Republican Jennifer Rosanne Reese have filed nomination petitions. Both are incumbents.
Freemansburg: Incumbent Mayor Donald Lasso has filed no nomination petition. The borough's former long-time Mayor, Gerald Yob, seeks the Democratic nomination. Borough Council consists of seven members, with three seats up this year. Incumbents Gerald Yob, Margaret Reichard and Charles E Derr, have filed nomination petitions as Democrats.
Glendon Borough: Mayor Melody McAllister has filed as a Democrat. There are two open seats on borough council. Democrat Amy Lynn Weisenberger-Caswell and Republican Donald Young have both filed.
Hellertown: Democratic incumbent Mayor David Heintzelman, who is also a funeral director, has filed for re-election. There are seven members of borough council, with four seats up this year. Incumbent Democrats Thomas J Rieger, Gil Stauffer and Matt Marcincin have each filed. In addition, Democrat Theresa Fadem is seeking her party's nomination.
Republicans Andrew Hughes and James W Hill have also filed.
Nazareth: Incumbent Democratic Mayor Lance E Colondo is running by his lonesome. There was some speculation that Carl Strye would run. He was the former mayor, but was forced to resign after being charged with and placed on ARD for skimming from gaming machines. He filed no nomination petition.
Unlike most tiny boroughs, Nazareth has nine Council members. None are at-large, but represent even tinier wards. In the first ward, incumbent Democrat Christopher Crook has no opposition. In the second ward, incumbent Democrats Jessica Teel Sadler (four years) and Laureen Pellegrino (two years) have filed. In the third ward, incumbent Democrat Charles A Donello and Republican Strye are running for two open seats.
Barring a write-in campaign, the election is over in Nazareth.
Northampton: There will be a contested Mayoral race between Democrat incumbent Thomas D Reenock and Republican Council member Tony Pristash. In the borough council races, incumbent Republican Tony Pristash faces a primary challenge from Bonnie Almond in the second ward. Democrat Anthony S Lopsonzski, Jr. is running unopposed in the fourth ward.
North Catasauqua: Incumbent Democratic Mayor William J Molchany, Jr.,is running unopposed. There are seven members of borough council, and four seats are up this year. Incumbent Democrat John Joseph Yanek and incumbent Republican Peter Paone III have filed for two of the seats. Republicans Michael Macsisak and Daniel R Snyder have also filed.
Barring a write-in, this race is over.
Pen Argyl Borough: No contested races.
Portland Borough: No contested races.
Roseto Borough: No contested races.
Stokertown: There will be a contested Council race. Republicans Kimberly Holden-Foryth and Renee Cantwell will vie with Democrats Pamela Davis and Rosemarie Wenzelberger over three seats.
Tatamy: There will be a contested Mayoral primary between Republicans James D Pallante, Jr., and John Nadolski, Jr.
Walnutport: The only contested race will be for Tax Collector. Republicans Kristie D Wilk and Scott B Stauffer will face off in the primary. The winner will go up against Democrat Jonathan Kenyon.
West Easton: There will be a Mayoral primary between Democrats Dan DePaul and Kenneth E Decker, Jr. Five Democrats are running for four borough council seats. Paul Brown, Janie Jones Brown, paul G James, Kenneth E Decker, Jr and Matt Dees have all filed. There is also a two-year seat on Council, and Democrat Paul G James is facing Republican Robert Adams. Matt Dees is also running unopposed for constable.
Wilson Borough: There will be a contested Democratic primary in the second ward among Democrats Kenneth Kurt Snyder, Justin Woodring and Jeffrey Bracken. In the third ward there will be a contested primary between Shaun M Gable and James Klass.
Wind Gap: no contested races.
I will tell you about NorCo's township and city races on Monday.