New Castle News


May 22, 2013

Primary 2013: Former superintendent earns New Castle board nomination

NEW CASTLE — Voters nominated four candidates for four-year terms in each of Lawrence County’s eight school districts yesterday.

New Castle and Ellwood City had candidates running on one ballot only, but all others crossfiled, meaning they appeared on both Republican and Democratic ballots.

Region 1 of Blackhawk had only one candidate who crossfiled.

The candidates with the most votes on each ticket will appear on the November ballot.

Yesterday’s unofficial results for school board follow, with names of the nominees for the fall in bold face.

Because the Ellwood City and Wilmington school districts straddle two counties, the figures below include votes cast in Beaver County and Mercer County, respectively.



Anna Pascarella, 220 votes

Steve Fornataro, 212 votes

George J. Gabriel, 235 votes

Mark Panella, 255 votes

Thomas F. Ranieri, 126 votes

Marilyn K. Berkely, 330 votes

Philip P. Conti, 270 votes

Mary Ann Tofel, 232 votes


Marilyn K. Berkely, 840 votes

Andrea Przybylski, 652 votes

Steve Fornataro, 965 votes

Mary Ann Tofel, 698 votes

Anna Pascarella, 667 votes

George J. Gabriel, 1,025 votes

Mark Panella, 1,021 votes

Philip P. Conti, 725 votes



Tracy L. Geniviva, 297 votes

Matthew Morella, 327 votes

Norm Boots, 294 votes

Renee L. Pitrelli, 345 votes

Kathleen A. Pansera, 315 votes

Anthony J. Buzzelli, 342 votes


Anthony J. Buzzelli, 738 votes

Tracy L. Geniviva, 570 votes

Kathleen A. Pansera, 621 votes

Renee L. Pitrelli, 682 votes

Matthew Morella, 651 votes



Kevin Patterson, 265 votes

Blaine Forbes, 192 votes

Lance Nimmo, 253 votes

Christopher S. Collier, 143 votes

Cheryl A. McKee, 209 votes

Mark King, 140 votes

Alan Carlson, 187 votes

Steve Sickafuse, 262 votes

Jeff Hammerschmidt, 217 votes


Kevin Patterson, 144 votes

Blaine Forbes, 121 votes

Lance Nimmo, 124 votes

Mark King, 92 votes

Steve Sickafuse, 134 votes

Alan Carlson, 94 votes

Jeff Hammerschmidt, 123 votes

Cheryl A. McKee, 104 votes

Christopher S. Collier, 66 votes



Stephen Cardella, 343 votes

Scott A. Singer, 410 votes

Lori Griffin, 365 votes


Stephen Cardella, 283 votes

Scott A. Singer, 285 votes

Lori Griffin, 288 votes



James J. McFarland, 282 votes

P.J. Copple, 248 votes

Karen L. Houk, 284 votes


Karen L. Houk, 264 votes

P.J. Copple, 250 votes

James J. McFarland, 266 votes



J. Gary Senko, 161 votes

Ron Martin, 179 votes

Denise Palkovich, 171 votes

Joseph R. Gaus, 155 votes


Denise Palkovich, 242 votes

Joseph R. Gaus, 220 votes

Ron Martin, 215 votes

J. Gary Senko, 224 votes



Don Friend, 76 votes

Carmen Merolillo, 55 votes

Samuel J. Marino, 48 votes

Arin Biondi, 53 votes


Carmen Merolillo, 169 votes

Arin Biondi, 175 votes

Samuel J. Marino, 171 votes

Don Friend, 196 votes



Carrie Hahn, 230 votes

Jennifer Hunt, 299 votes

Scott Frederick, 284 votes

Joe Kollar, 318 votes

Lynn L. Foltz, 315 votes


Joe Kollar, 196 votes

Scott Frederick, 132 votes

Lynn L. Foltz, 190 votes

Jennifer Hunt, 167 votes

Carrie Hahn, 154 votes



Perry L. Pander, 209 votes


Perry L. Pander, 143 votes.

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