WHAT'S GOING ON HERE: Local open seats will see competition


Contested races will be a feature of the May 17 municipal primary, as more

incumbents and newcomers filed nomination petitions with the Franklin County

Board of Elections than there are seats available. The deadline to complete

paperwork to get names on the ballot was 4:30 p.m. March 8.

The candidates for each local governing agency are:

Greencastle Borough Council

 (Three seats for four years)

James Farley, Republican, incumbent, 79 Celestial Terrace

H. Duane Kinzer, Republican, incumbent, 463 E. Baltimore St.

Wade Burkholder, Democrat, 235 E. Baltimore St.

Frank Webster Jr., Republican, 155 Addison Ave.

Antrim Township Board of Supervisors

 (Two seats for six years)

Sam Miller, Republican, incumbent, 10809 Grant Shook Road

John Alleman, Republican, 15576 Pennsylvania Ave.

Larry Eberly, Republican,11537 Grant Shook Road

Pat Heraty, Republican, 1924 Farmall Drive

Greencastle-Antrim Board of School Directors

 (Five seats for four years)

All candidates cross-filed

Melinda Cordell, incumbent, 6292 Angle Road

Eric Holtzman, incumbent, 59 Hearthside Lane

Paul Politis, incumbent, 357 Blue Bird Trail

Howard Ritchey, incumbent, 3375 Westview Circle

Tracy Baer, 14175 Rocking M Lane

Linda Farley, 79 Celestial Terrace

Ken Haines, 227 Tyrone St.

Sheldon Schwartz, 4127 Fletcher Drive

Michael Still, 464 Tall Cedar Lane

Franklin County Commissioners

 (Three seats for four years)

David Keller, Republican, incumbent, 169 Theodore Drive, Chambersburg

Robert Thomas, Republican, incumbent, 171 Lincoln Road, Chambersburg

Bob Ziobrowski, Democrat, incumbent, 1707 Alexander Ave., Chambersburg

Larry Funk, Republican, 6021 Hager Road, Greencastle

Gary Gontz, Democrat, 145 Summer Breeze Lane, Chambersburg

Dan Pellicano, Republican, 2775 Buchanan Trail E., Greencastle