East Penn Press

Sunday, June 25, 2017

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

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.

EAST PENN SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by ED COURRIER in Local News

Proposed 2017-2018 final budget approved

The East Penn School District Board of School Directors adopted the proposed 2017-2018 final budget at the May 8 meeting. The Senior Citizens Real Estate Tax Rebate Program will continue for the 2017-2018 school year.

The $148,463,629 budget includes: 18.2102 mills on the assessed valuation of real estate, 0.5 percent (.005) Act 511 earned income tax and 1 percent Act 511 real estate transfer tax.

Lehigh County Executive

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

Vote for one - 4-year term

Democrat Phillips Armstrong, of Whitehall Township, is unopposed in the primary. He will face the successful Republican candidate from the May contest in the November general election.

Two Republicans, Glenn Eckhart, of Salisbury Township, and Brad Osborne, of South Whitehall Township are seeking the Lehigh County Executive seat.

We asked each Republican candidate the following question: Why should the residents vote for you?

Glenn Eckhart