HAGERSTOWN -- Thirteen people have met the filing requirements to run for Hagerstown City Council in the March 10 primary election.
The top five vote-getters from each party will advance to the general election on May 19. All five council seats are up for grabs.
According to election documents, the official council candidates for the primary are R. Noel Brady, William M. Breichner, Martin E. Brubaker, Patrick N. Crist, Kelly S. Cromer, Forrest W. Easton, David A. Lidz, Alesia D. Parson-McBean, Jeremy L. Manford, Joseph A. Marschner, Lewis C. Metzner, Don Mohar and Penny M. Nigh.
Brubaker, Cromer, Metzner, Nigh and Parson-McBean are incumbents.
Another candidate for council, Ashley Haywood of 629 Oak Hill Ave., Apt. 6, will not participate in the primary because she is running unaffiliated.