New Castle News

March 16, 2013

Primary 2013: Township candidates file petitions

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — Candidates for township offices in Lawrence County have filed nomination petitions for the May 21 primary.

Voters in each of 16 townships will elect one supervisor  to a six-year term.

In Perry Township, a supervisor also will be elected to a four-year term, and in Wilmington Township a supervisor also will be elected to a two-year term.

Tax collectors will be elected for four-year terms. All candidates who have filed for auditor are running for six-year terms.

Following are those who have filed petitions, according to the Lawrence County Board of Elections:

HICKORY

Supervisor

William W. Dean, 946 E. Maitland Lane, Republican.

Tax Collector

Lori Sickafuse Zulauf, 1874 LaClair Drive, Republican.

LITTLE BEAVER

Supervisor

Glenn E. Leslie, 879 Leslie Road, Enon Valley, Republican.

Tax Collector

Stacy Cosgrove, 1674 State Route 551, Enon Valley, Republican.

MAHONING

Supervisor

Vito J. Yeropoli, 4471 W. State St., Edinburg, Democrat.

Auditor

Louis H. Hill Jr., 472 Harbor Edinburg Road, Edinburg, Republican; Dominic L. Greco, 340 Christine Drive, Edinburg, Democrat.

Tax Collector

Loretta Denny, 187 Denny Drive, Edinburg, Democrat.

NESHANNOCK

Supervisor

Marion Carl DiCola, 202 Shenango Road, Republican; Stephen Demofonte, 148 Neshannock Trails Drive, Republican.

Auditor

Jeffrey Cox, 101 Ludwig Road, Democrat.

Tax Collector

Georgann Gall, 1384 Chapin Road, Democrat.

NORTH BEAVER

Supervisor

Grant McKinley, 511 McKinley Lane, New Castle, Republican; Travis McConaughy, 252 Witherspoon Road, Enon Valley, Republican; Mandi McBride, 1037 Mount Air Road, Enon Valley, Republican; Tim McConaughy, 252 Witherspoon Road, Enon Valley, Democrat; Ray Eckles, 158 Andrews Trace, New Castle, Democrat.

Auditor

Ray Eckles.

Tax Collector

Karen S. Magnone, 936 Cleland Mill Road, New Castle, Democrat.

PERRY

Supervisor, six-year term

Timothy Boots, 2779 Grandview Road, Ellwood City, Democrat.

Supervisor, four-year term

Paul H. Schlemmer, 1067 Hickernell Road, Ellwood City, Republican.

Tax Collector

Dorothy Wallace, 3790 State Route 488, Portersville, Republican; Jodi Rock, 508 Reno Road, Portersville, Republican; Teresa L. Sinclair, 296 Sinclair Lane, Ellwood City, Democrat.

PLAIN GROVE

Tax Collector

Sheila Litzenberg, 865 Old Ash Road, Volant, Democrat.

PULASKI

Supervisor

Greg Carna, 183 Lions Park Road, New Bedford, Republican.

Auditor

Bruce Clingan, 318 Tanglewood Road, Pulaski, Republican.

Tax Collector

Brad Marshall, 2142 High Hill Road, Pulaski, Republican.

SCOTT

Supervisor

Gary Houk, 3845 Countyline Road, New Castle, Republican.

Auditor

Janet Shaw, 3585 Perry Highway, Slippery Rock, Republican.

SHENANGO

Supervisor

Albert D. Burick III, 2116 Moravia St. Extension, Republican; Larry A. Herman, 731 Rose Stop Road, Democrat.

Tax Collector

Mary Jane Cousins, 2214 E. Washington St., Democrat.

SLIPPERY ROCK

Supervisor

Keith Hunt, 2980 Fairview School Road, Ellwood City, Democrat.

Tax Collector

Josephine C. Jones, 2102 Fairview School Road, Ellwood City, Democrat.

TAYLOR

Supervisor

Ken Caravella, 977 Ninth St., West Pittsburg, Democrat; David A. Allegro, 109 Lawrence Ave., West Pittsburg, Democrat.

Tax Collector

Andrew Senchak, 733 Seventh St., West Pittsburg, Democrat.

UNION

Supervisor

Rob Eckert, 174 Croach Blvd., Democrat.

Tax Collector

Doreen Vitullo, 205 Mapeat Lane, Democrat.

WASHINGTON

Supervisor

James E. McConnell, 1902 Shaw Road, Volant, Republican; Thomas D. Telesz, 897 George Washington Road, Volant, Democrat.

Auditor

James S. Elliott, 356 George Washington Road, Volant, Republican.

Tax Collector

Natisha B. Snyder, 849 State Route 956, Volant, Republican.

WAYNE

Supervisor

Richard M. Weingartner, 4434 Old Pittsburgh Road, Wampum, Republican; Barb Bohizic, 47 Portersville Road, Ellwood City, Democrat.

Auditor

Barb Bohizic.

Tax Collector

Rosina Betz, 108 Reserve Square, Wampum, Democrat.

WILMINGTON

Supervisor, six-year term

Greg Kinross,  761 State Route 18, New Wilmington, Republican; William Allen, 305 Covered Bridge Road, Volant, Republican; and Darren C. Elder, 734 Wilson Mill Road, New Castle, Democrat.

Supervisor, two-year term

Greg Kinross; William Allen; and Darren C. Elder.

Auditor

Norb Kendall, 1972 State Route 956, Volant, Republican.

Tax Collector

Gloria J. Cowan, 269 Melody Lane, New Wilmington, Republican.