So. Lehigh School Board, Lower Milford Elections Top Local News

Stories about the results from Tuesday's local elections topped the headlines and were among the most-read in the Southern Lehigh area this week.

Parsons, McLoughlin, Merkle, Hayes Elected to Southern Lehigh School Board
Kathleen D. Parsons, Thomas McLoughlin, Brian Merkle and William C. Hayes were elected to seats on the Southern Lehigh School Board on Tuesday, according to unofficial results. Incumbents Dorothy Mohr and Elizabeth Stelts were defeated.

Snovitch Wins 'War,' Is Re-elected to Board of Supervisors in Lower Milford Township
Mike Snovitch, an incumbent running as Democrat, beat GOP challenger Gail Hunsberger to secure another term on the Lower Milford Township Board of Supervisors, according to unofficial results.

So. Lehigh 7th-Grader Has Died, Superintendent Announces
News that a seventh-grader who attended Southern Lehigh Middle School had died stunned the community.

Outgoing Coopersburg Mayor Elected to Borough Council
Coopersburg Mayor Jonathan Mack didn't seek re-election, but the Republican wound up getting elected to borough council Tuesday, thanks in part to a write-in triumph in the spring primary.

Coopersburg Council President Named Executive Director of Council of Churches
Coopersburg Borough Council president Jack Felch Jr. has been named the new executive director for the Lehigh County Conference of Churches and will begin his duties Nov. 11.

B.Braun Project in Upper Saucon Could Be Fast-Tracked
Construction of a new headquarters for medical device maker B.Braun in Upper Saucon Township could be fast-tracked if the company decides to stay within the boundaries of an already-approved plan for a different building.

Tom Muller Wins Lehigh County Executive Race
Democrat Tom Muller defeated Republican Scott Ott for Lehigh County executive in Tuesday's election, according to unofficial vote tallies.


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