The LuLac Edition #1163, Apr. 25th, 2010
PHOTO INDEX: SCRANTON STATE SENATE CANDIDATE CHRIS DOHERTY AND THE GOP LOGO.
The Luzerne County Council of Republican Women is sponsoring a scholarship essay contest for female high school seniors who plan to further their education at a two-year or four-year college; a trade or vocational school; or in the U.S. military. The organization will award a $500 scholarship based on an essay titled “What do you think the Republican Party can do to get more women involved in politics?” Entries should not exceed 500 words and will be judged on originality, factuality, grammar, spelling and punctuation. The contest is open to young women who will graduate in 2010 and reside in Luzerne County. They may be home-schooled or enrolled at public or private schools. If she is age 18, she must be a registered Republican. The required cover sheet and the guidelines are available at all high schools in the county. Documents also may be downloaded from the Luzerne County Republican Party Web site, www.luzernegop.org on the “GOP GROUPS” page. Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. May 10. The winner will be notified on May 19.
Chris Doherty moves his campaign south to Luzerne County this week. He is of course running for the Senate seat in the 22nd District. Here ARE THE DETAILS:
on Wednesday, April 28 at 7:30pm.
Event: Rally in Luzerne County, West Side Social Club in Avoca
Start Time: Wednesday, April 28 at 7:30pm
End Time: Wednesday, April 28 at 9:00pm
Where: 711 McAlpine Street, Avoca
BAKER HAS A FOE
20th District State Senator Lisa Baker will have a foe in the General Election. Rich Hayes, 28, of Mount Pleasant Township, said on Thursday that he has decided Baker, whoThe Scranton Times reported that will be seeking her second term, should not get a free pass to re-election. Baker, of Lehman Township, was the lone candidate – Republican or Democrat – to file nomination petitions last month to have her name appear on the May 18 GOP primary election ballot.Hayes, who works at Quinn’s Shursave Supermarket in Archbald, has never held political office, The 20tth Senatorial District seat has been in the hands of the GOP for as long as anyone can remember. Baker succeeded Charles Lemmon who succeeded Frank O'Connell who succeeded T. Newell Wood....................we can go on and on.
Attornery General Tom Corbett has tapped a running mate in the GOP primary for Governor. Corbett has told the press that he is embracing Jim Cawley as his running mate. One of nine candidates running for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor, Cawley has been endorsed by the state Republican Committee along with gubernatorial candidate Corbett. Cawley, said he has been and still is the only GOP candidate to have publicly endorsed Corbett – the current state attorney general – for governor.
The Hazleton Standard Speaker reported this week that former Mayor James Paisely died this week. Former Hazleton mayor James A. Paisley, 81, died Tuesday, with many who knew him referring to him as "a great man."Paisley served as captain when he retired from the Hazleton Police Department in 1974. He was elected mayor in 1977 and served two terms as mayor until he was defeated in the 1985 primary by John Ford.