Whitehall Township has a contested race for mayor in Tuesday's primary election. Voters will choose between Democrats Edward D. Hozza Jr. and Gerard Palagonia.
Hozza is the incumbent. Palagonia is a township commissioner.
The Press asked the candidates what they believed made them uniquely qualified for the position of mayor. Their responses follow.
Eight candidates are on the ballot for seats on the Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners.
Jeffrey L. Dutt is the lone Republican and will appear on the ballot in November's general election.
In Tuesday's primary election, however, Democratic voters will choose four of seven candidates: incumbents Phillips Armstrong, Philip Ginder, Dennis Hower and Clair D. Hunsberger and newcomers Ann Freyman, Ed Kutz and Ronald Sterner.
The Press asked each of the seven Democrats the following question: What makes you uniquely qualified for this position?
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, East 22nd Street and Washington Avenue, will hold a breakfast Sunday, Jan. 25, 8:30-noon.
The menu includes french toast; pancakes; omelet or scrambled eggs; ham, sausage or bacon; hash browns; toast; and juice, coffee and tea.
There is a cost. Tickets will be sold at the door.
For more information, call 610-262-2559.
Winter programs at the Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave., will be held Feb. 3 through March 26.
Quota Club of Northampton members are accepting contributions of either new, unwrapped gifts of your own choosing or a financial donation for the club's "elves" to shop with.
Last year, Quota was able to help more than 40 children in the Northampton Area School District have a wonderful holiday through the generous donations of individuals and local businesses.