Thursday, March 14, 2013
Fourteen candidates are running for Lehigh County commissioner seats in the May 21 primary, according to an unofficial voter registration list.
Two seated Emmaus Borough Councilmen are running for a Lehigh County Commissioner seat from District 5, according to an unofficial voter registration list. It is the most competitive field in the county commissioner district races. Nathan Brown and three other Republicans are running for one District 5 seat in the primary, and Wesley Barrett and another Democrat are running for one District 5 seat in its party's primary, according to the unofficial list. Here are the candidates: DISTRICT 5 (Emmaus, Macungie, Upper Milford, Lower Milford, Coopersburg, Upper Saucon and parts of Allentown) Republican Nathan Brown, of Emmaus Norma A Cusick, of Salisbury Township Kevin P. Ryan, of Upper Milford Incumbent Michael P. Schware, of Allentown …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Emmaus Borough Councilman Nathan Brown announced his candidacy for Lehigh County Commissioner recently.
Thursday, February 28
Nathan Brown, 35, recently added his name to the list of candidates for Lehigh County Commissioner, District 5. Brown, a Republican, is an Emmaus Borough Councilman and works as a life safety equipment installer and project manager for government entities, commercial and industrial buildings. Brown has served on Emmaus council for the past six years and is currently chair of the Community Relations and Development Committee. He also serves as the liaison between Emmaus Borough Council and the Emmaus Main Street Partners. In a prepared statement announcing his candidacy, Brown said he considers himself to be a “true public servant” who never hesitates to “get his hands dirty.” He enjoys getting out from behind his desk in order to get a …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Emmaus Councilman Wesley Barrett has not officially announced his candidacy for Lehigh County Commissioner, but the Lehigh County Democratic Party has started leaking the news about his intentions.
Emmaus Councilman Wesley Barrett was at the Emmaus Triangle at around 5 p.m. Wednesday for the announcement of a Lehigh County Democratic Party candidate in the November election. That candidate wasn’t supposed to be him. But, if you were listening carefully, you learned that Barrett’s name will be on the ballot this fall as a Democratic candidate for District 5 in the Lehigh County Commissioner’s race. That news came out during a speech by Democrat Tom Muller, the director of administration for Lehigh County, who came to Emmaus Wednesday to announce that he intends to run for Lehigh County Executive. Muller told those in attendance that he was happy to be standing with the full slate of democratice commissioner candidates, including …