The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

March 13, 2013

Danville Borough Council hopefuls will have competition in primary election

By Karen Blackledge
The Danville News

DANVILLE — DANVILLE — Races are shaping up in Danville’s First and Third wards for Borough Council.

Republican Incumbent Collins “Fuzz” Stump filed a nominating petition for another four-year term in the upcoming spring primary election.

Also filing a petition for First Ward was Republican Joel Harvey.

A long-time councilman, Stump is retired and lives at 114 W. Mahoning St.

Harvey, of 107 E. Mahoning St., is employed in safety and industrial hygiene.

Also running for the position is Democrat John Rodman, of 115 W. Market St.

In the Third Ward, Republican Thomas Wickham, of 408 Pine St., filed a nominating petition for council. He is a physician’s assistant.

Long-time Republican council member Betty Ann Moyer, of Mill Street, previously filed a nominating petition to represent the Third Ward. A retired teacher, she currently serves as president of the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs.

Filing a nominating petition for Fourth Ward councilman was Democrat Edward Azary, of 6 U. Mulberry St. Azary is a teacher.

Council President Dick Johns has announced he isn’t seeking re-election.

Running for a council seat in Washingtonville is Democrat Michael J. Hickey, a bank manager.

Republican Paul S. Bogart filed a nominating petition for Liberty Township supervisor.

Republican Dennis E. Swartz filed a nominating petition for a two-year supervisor’s term in Limestone Township.