The widely respected former State Senator Alfred T. Coppola is advocating for the restoration of an outer harbor lighthouse near the former Bethlehem Steel plant. Coppola, an elder statesman of local politics, has been asked to come out of retirement. He is contemplating a return to the State Senate.
The embattled freshman State Senator Marc Panepinto is doubling down on a reelection effort amid calls that he step aside in light of a tenure rocked by ethics controversies that include a lobbying scandal and election fraud. His chances of
BY TONY FARINA The 60th District State Senate race has it all: what appears to be a serious GOP primary challenge from Kevin Stocker to the endorsed candidate, Chris Jacobs; a Democratic primary contest including upstart community activist Amber Small,
Perhaps this year’s most exciting election will be held in the State Senate’s 60th district, the seat now held by Mark Grisanti. In all, six candidates are vying for the nominations of five parties. This is how it brakes down.