Saidman running for county council
Sheila Saidman, a Democrat and Kingston resident, seeks re-election as a member of Luzerne County Council.
Saidman said she’s “determined to make sure our government uses our tax dollars with fiscal responsibility and will make budget decisions that recognize the impact that COVID-19 has had on our neighbors and friends and take strategic steps to promote economic stability in Luzerne County.
Prior to being elected to Luzerne County Council, Saidman pursued her education at Temple University and a law degree at the University of Pittsburgh.
Wolovich running for county council
Greg Wolovich, a Republican from Hanover Twp., announces his candidacy for Luzerne County Council. He is a 2014 graduate of King’s College and is currently an assistant manager at Wegmans.
“Luzerne County deserves conservative, stable, dedicated leadership to keep a watchful on our county finances,” he said. “My decisions will always be made by what I feel is in the best interests of the Taxpayers of Luzerne County based on extensive research and communication with the people they will directly affect, not simply partisan politics.”
Sharon Davis, a Democrat, announced her campaign for Larksville borough council.
Davis said she wants to “make changes and help the borough grow.”
She helped establish a family business — Watkins Variety and worked in the banking industry. She’s been a community volunteer for more than 40 years and held offices in Little League, Larksville Ambulance Association, Larksville Recreation and PTO.
Pecora running for tax collector
Democrat Jennifer Pecora seeks re-election as Sugarloaf Twp. tax collector. She has more than 20 years experience in government, finance, administration and management.
Conner running for Swoyersville mayor
Democrat Kelley Conner announced her campaign for mayor of Swoyersville.
Kelley, who worked as a paralegal for nearly 25, including 15 in municipal law, said those experiences have helper her become familiar with local government. She has served as a member of the Swoyersville zoning hearing board since 2018.
“I want to ensure that Swoyersville remains a place that place that people are proud to call home and businesses can grow and thrive,” she said. “I look forward to having the opportunity to work as a team with the members of Borough Council, our First Responders, our Street Department, and the citizens of Swoyersville Borough in an effort to keep our Borough a safe and welcoming community for all.”
Kachurak running for Plymouth Twp. supervisor
Democrat Thomas Kachurak announced his campaign for Plymouth Twp. supervisor. He is a retired pharmacist and has been a resident of the township for 49 years.
Kachurak has attended most supervisor meetings beginning when his wife, Christine, served on the board. He currently serves on the township’s zoning board and as its representative to the West Side Landfill Authority.