East Penn Press

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Alburtis Borough

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Mayor

4-year term

Democrat Kathleen Palmer is running unopposed.

Council

Vote for not more than three - 4-year term

Kathleen Raines and Hector Vazquez are on the Democratic ticket. Steven R. Hill and John J. Aleszczyk are on the Republican ticket. Democrat Vanessa Taggart is running unopposed for a 2-year term.

Tax collector

Democrat Samantha Trexler is running unopposed.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by The Press in Local News

May 12

Children’s consignment sale at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3002 N. Second St., Emmaus, 8 a.m. to noon and 5 to 8 p.m., 8 to 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 13. For more information, email consign@faithchurchemmaus.org.

May 13

The Lower Lehigh Lions Club will hold its spring flea market and garage sale 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Macungie Memorial Park. The rain date is May 14. Approximately 300 vendors are expected. For information, visit http://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/lowerlehigh/contact.php or see fundraisers at www.lions14k.org.

May 16

East Penn School District Director

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Alburtis, Emmaus and Macungie boroughs and Lower Macungie and Upper Milford townships

Vote for not more than four - 4-year term

On the Democratic ballot are Alisa Bowman, Alan Earnshaw, Sherrine M. Eid, Ellen Zimmer Lewis, Z. W. Munson, Adam Smith and Wally R. Vinovskis. All but Ellen Zimmer Lewis are also filed on the Republican ballot.

We asked all candidates the following question: Why should residents vote for you?

Alisa Bowman

BRIEFLY

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Shredding event May 20

131ST DISTRICT

Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st and Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, will co-host a paper shredding event 10 a.m. to noon May 20.

The free service will be available in the Lion’s Plaza visitors parking lot, Penn State Lehigh Valley, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.

Lehigh County Commissioner

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Vote for one - 4-year term in each district

District 1 - Democrat Bob Elbich will face Republican Marc J. Grammes in the primary election.

District 2 - Democrat Shoaib Chaudhary will face Republican Percy H. Dougherty in the primary election.

District 3 - Democrats Basilio Bonilla Jr., Dennis LeRoy Pearson and Amy Zanelli will seek to be on the Democratic ticket for the November election. The winner will face Republican Robert E. Smith Jr., who is running unopposed, in November.

District 4 - Democrat Geoffrey Brace is running unopposed.