Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Three incumbents and two challengers are seeking the Republican nomination for three Lower Macungie commissioner seats. The primary is Tuesday.
Three incumbents and two challengers are seeking the Republican nomination for three four-year terms on the Lower Macungie Board of Commissioners. The primary is Tuesday. Incumbents Ryan T. Conrad, Roger C. Reis and Ronald Eichenberg are seeking re-election. Challenging them for two of the seats are Ron Beitler and Brian Higgins. Patch sent a questionnaire to the five Republican candidates and is posting the replies of those who responded in their entirety. Click on the name of the candidate to read his information, including educational and family background as well as each candidate's vision for the township, qualifications and priorities. Roger C. Reis Ronald Eichenberg (Declined to Participate) Ron Beitler Brian Higgins Ryan T. Conrad …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Ron Beitler is one of five Republicans, including 3 incumbents, seeking their party's nomination for Lower Macungie commissioner
Wednesday, May 1
Lower Macungie Commissioner’s Race Candidate: Ron Beitler Age: 34 Family: Single. Grew up in LMT. Family still lives here. Political party affiliation: Republican Tell us about your educational background: I graduated from Emmaus High School in 1998 and Slippery Rock University in 2005 with a B.A. Political Science Tell us about your professional/business background: Co-Owner of a local small business. Bar None Weddings. We provide wedding and event Films, Photography & Entertainment. Why are you running for Lower Macungie Commissioner? This is my hometown. I grew up here and I’m staying here for the long run. Fighting to preserve our community character is important to me. I do not want to see us turned into what so many people moved…
Friday, January 18, 2013
State Rep. endorses Ron Eichenberg's bid for re-election.
Friday, January 18
Lower Macungie Township Commissioner President Ron Eichenberg, who announced Wednesday that he will seek re-election in November has been endorsed by State Rep. Ryan Mackenzie. "Ron has a keen awareness of the issues and a sincere desire to work on behalf of all residents in Lower Macungie," Mackenzie said as part of the announcement of Eichenberg's intention to run. "I am pleased to support and endorse him for re-election to the Board of Commissioners," Mackenzie said. So far, Eichenberg and two other candidates have announced interest in running for the township board of commissioners: Ron Beitler and Brian Higgins. The Primary Election is scheduled for May 21.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Primary election to be held May 21
Thursday, January 10
Republican Ron Beitler, 34, a business owner and lifelong resident of Lower Macungie Township, announced earlier this week in a written release that he is running for one of the three commissioner's seats that will be open in the fall. Beitler is a graduate of Emmaus High School, and he graduated from Slippery Rock University with a degree in political science. Over the past two years, he has served on various local community boards: he chairs the Friends for Protection of Lower Macungie Township, a smart growth advocacy group, and he is on the executive board of LMT Citizens for Change. Beitler is a co-owner of Bar None Weddings & Entertainment in Macungie, a small business that provides wedding and commercial films, photography and …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Ron Beitler deserves to be appointed to the Lower Macungie Township Board of Parks & Recreation, she says.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
To the Editor: It’s a sad day when pettiness denies a committed citizen an appointment to a Lower Macungie Township volunteer service committee. Ron Beitler has excellent leadership skills and would be a fine addition to any township committee. It seems the big egos of the majority of the Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners are easily pricked. They exhibit disdain for anyone who disagrees with their actions. Actions that have been consistently questionable. President Ron Eichenberg is suspect of the most self-serving actions of all. As a realtor, Eichenberg has listed two township properties that are being sought by developers. These properties are the subject of discussion between the developers and the Board of Commissioners. …
Friday, September 21, 2012
A local business owner, the township native is active in environmental and community causes.
Ron Beitler, owner of Bar None Weddings & Entertainment in Macungie and a lifelong resident of Lower Macungie Township was rejected by the Lower Macungie Board of Commissioners as a volunteer member of the Parks & Recreation Board. Beitler, a lifelong township resident, applied for the position and was interviewed by some of the commissioners. His appointment to the board was a party of Thursday's agend at the BOC meeting. Commissioner James Lanscek made a motion to approve Beitler's appointment. But Commissioner President Ron Eichenberg had concerns. "[Beitler] is instrumental in an organization that brought suit against the Board of Commissioners, and he has a lot of negativity," Eichenberg said. Eichenberg went on to say that for those …