Northwestern Press

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Four file to be on ballot for five NWL school board seats

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Four candidates are seeking one of the five open seats on the Northwestern Lehigh School Board.

Incumbents John Casciano, Joseph Fatzinger, Willard Dellicker and Todd Leiser have cross-filed on the Democrat and Republican tickets for the May 21 Municipal Primary.

In addition, Rachael Scheffler is waging a write-in campaign to be chosen as a school director.

Willard Dellicker

I’d like to run for one more term on the Northwestern Lehigh School Board and finish my tenure with my five Grandtigers who will all be graduating in the next four years.

Northwestern Lehigh uncontested races

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by DEBRA PALMIERI in Local News

On Tuesday, May 21, voters will go to the polls to cast their votes in the 2019 Municipal Primary.

There are several uncontested races in the four Northwestern Lehigh townships and in Washington Township.

In Heidelberg Township, incumbent Supervisor Jonathan Jakum is unchallenged on the Republican ticket for a six-year term in office.

Luke Savage, who was named to the township planning commission in September 2018, is unchallenged on the Democrat ticket.

The two will face each other in the November election.

‘Annie’ on stage at JCC

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by AARON BERGER in Local News

Little Orphan Annie is taking center stage May 16 and 19 at the Jewish Community Center, Allentown.

Stagemakers at the J is presenting “Annie Jr.,” a musical about a little redheaded girl searching for her parents who left her at the doorsteps of an orphanage run by the coldhearted Ms. Hannigan.

Set on finding her parents, Annie lightens up everyone’s heart in 1930s New York City.

Her constant attempts to foil Ms. Hannigan eventually pay off when she finds a new home and family with billionaire Oliver Warbucks, and his personal assistant Grace Farrell.

Uncontested race for county at-large commissioners

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Four Democratic candidates and four Republican candidates are on the May 21 ballot for a four-year term as Lehigh County commissioner at-large.

Voters are to choose no more than four.


Bob Elbich, Weisenberg

Dave Harrington, Lower Milford

Dan Hartzell, South Whitehall

Zakiya Smalls, South Whitehall


Mathias Matt Green, Washington

Marty Nothstein, Lowhill

Brad Osborne, South Whitehall

Antonio A. Pineda, Whitehall

7 candidates bid for seat on Lehigh County bench

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Local News

There are seven candidates on the ballot May 21 for the one available seat on the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas.

Voters may choose one of the candidates who will move on to the November election. The winner will serve a 10-year term on the bench. All candidates cross-filed on the Democrat and Republican tickets.

The candidates were asked the following question: What is the most important quality of a judge?

Tom Capehart, Upper Milford