Incumbents Lose In Several Municipal Races

The 2017 General Electionfeatured county and local races. Ferris Webby was officially electedMountaintop’s District Magistrate. Webby had won both the Democraticand Republican nominations in thespring primary.

Municipal leadership has somenewly elected public servants afterthe November 7 General Election. Incumbents were defeated in Rice, Fairview, Dorrance Townships andNuangola Borough.

Rice Township Rice Township Supervisor-

Elect Carl Smith defeated one termincumbent Marcia Thomas 296-240. Smith had run for auditor 4years ago and lost by three votesfor a supervisor position 2 yearsago. Thomas was Rice TownshipSecretary for 20 years.

Joan Kogut was re-elected taxcollector with 482 votes. Bob Pipechand Rick Arnold are also on the RiceBoard.

Fairview Township Fairview Township elected longterm

resident Frederick N. Rose over