Contested races in Clinton County
LOCK HAVEN — Although there are multiple elected position open throughout Clinton County not many of these positions involve one or more candidates. The following are contested races in municipalities throughout the county:
Two candidates are running in the Beech Creek Mayoral race on Nov. 2. The seat was previously held by Justin Kline, who passed away in August of this year. Republican James R. Walker and Democrat Melvin Coakley have thrown their hats into the ring and will be on the ticket this election.
Democrat Robert J. Mann and Republican William J. White are running for a six-year term as Dunnstable Township supervisor. Mann is currently serving as chair to the township’s board.
Democrat Martin Salinas and Republican Dan Chappell are running for a six-year term as Lamar Township supervisor. Neither currently serve on the board and are looking to fill a seat vacated by Republican David R. Flack.
Incumbent David Shreckengast, a democrat, is looking to retain his seat as mayor of Loganton in the upcoming election. He will be running against Republican James M. Jordan.
LOGANTON BOROUGH COUNCIL
Four Loganton Borough Council seats are up for grabs on Nov. 2 with five total candidates vying for the positions. They include Democrats Kathy A. Miller and Robert B. Diehl, Republican Robert G. Douty and Helen E. Imes and Danny L. Garverick who crossfiled. Miller and Douty are looking to retain their seats. The others were vacated by Kenneth Brungard and G. Arthur Grieb.
MILL HALL BOROUGH COUNCIL
Three Mill Hall Borough Council seats are on the ticket this election, with four candidates hoping to fill them. Karla J. Hoy, a Republican, is looking to retain her seat for another four years. Karen Houser, a Republican who was appointed by council to a two-year term, is running for one of two open seats vacated by council members Anthony Walker and Rainelle Wallace. Two other candidates are looking to fill the last open seat. They are John P. Hefferson, a Democrat, and Derek J. Caris, a Republican.
In Noyes Township, incumbent Dennis L. Gentzyel, a Democrat, is hoping to retain his seat on the township’s board of supervisors against Republican Kimberly Kelley.
PINE CREEK TOWNSHIP
In Pine Creek Township I and II, Democratic incumbent Dennis C. Greenaway is running against Kenneth J. Packard, a Republican, for another six-year term.
David W. Calhoun, a Democrat, is looking to keep his seat on Wayne Township Board of Supervisors for another six years. Calhoun is running against Republican Tom Duran. Terry Condo is running unopposed in the township for a two-year term vacated by Brad Rote.
In Woodward Township, current supervisor Kyle A. Coleman, a Democrat, is running against Republican Brenda Dunlap.
In Renovo Borough, current mayor Thomas E. Tarantella, Jr., a Democrat, is looking to keep his position for another four years. Tarantella is running against Eugene Bruno, a Republican.