Candidates file for Williamsport offices

February 22, 1997

WILLIAMSPORT - Six people filed by Friday's deadline to run in the March 3 town election, when voters will be asked to fill four seats on the council.

Seeking re-election on the town's independent progressive party ticket are:

n John Slayman of 30 W. Potomac St., for mayor.

n James Black of 27 E. Sunset St., for assistant mayor.

n Walter Tracy Jr. of 24 S. Conococheague St., for council.

In her first try at political office, Roxann Long of 23 N. Vermont St. joined the ticket seeking a council seat.

Two people filed as independents.

Earle Pereschuk Sr. of 129 E. Sunset Ave. is seeking the assistant mayor's post. He is now a councilman.

Steve Pierce Sr. of 49 E. Church St. filed for one of the two council seats.

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