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Candidates file for Pa. school board races

March 07, 2007|by KATE S. ALEXANDER

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Voters in the Waynesboro Area School District will have plenty of school board candidates to choose from in the May 15 primary.

Waynesboro had the most filings with 10 candidates running for five open seats on the Waynesboro Area School Board.

Incumbents Larry Glenn, K. Marilyn Smith, Anna Bostwick-Foley, Michael Shea and newly appointed the Rev. Lee Daywalt will be challenged in the upcoming election by Pat Heefner, Jennifer Johns, Steven Cheney, Ed Wilson and Firmadge Crutchfield.

All of the candidates for Waynesboro School Board will appear on both the Republican and Democratic ballots except Daywalt and Bostwick-Foley, who only will appear on the Republican nomination.

· Eight candidates filed for six open seats on the Chambersburg Area School Board.

Incumbents Lori Leedy, Renee Sharpe, recently appointed William Tolleson, Stanley Helman and David Sciamanna will be challenged in the upcoming election by Anne Boryan, Michael Cerveris and Joseph Tosten.

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All candidates for the Chambersburg Area School District will appear on both the Republican and Democratic ballots.

· Voters in the Greencastle-Antrim School District will see a mostly uncontested school board race in the May 15 primary.

Only four candidates filed for the five open seats on the Greencastle-Antrim School Board.

Incumbents Howard Ritchey and Arnie Jansen and challengers Eric Holtzman and Paul Politis will run in the election.

All of the candidates except Politis will appear on both the Republican and Democratic ballots. Politis will appear only on the Democratic ballot.

· Five candidates will run for five open seats on the Tuscarora School Board in the May 15 primary.

Incumbents Guy Hollenshead, Larry Buchanan and Clifford Smith Jr. will run along with challengers Daniel Reeder and Daryl Hunsberger.

All of the candidates except Hunsberger and Smith will appear on both the Republican and Democratic ballots. Hunsberger and Smith will appear only as Republicans.

Candidates in school board races who cross-file possibly in the primary could win spots on both sides of the ballot in the general election, one spot or be shut out.

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