CLARION - Patty Schmader of Clarion Borough has announced she is launching a write-in bid for Clarion Borough Council on both the Republican and Democrat ballots.
Schmader has been a home owner in the borough for 12 years and a business owner in the borough for 10 years. A hairstylist by trade, she is a co-owner of Serenity Spa and Tanning Salon.
"I want to take part in bringing about a prosperous future for the town where I raise my two amazing boys," Schmader said in a prepared statement about her candidacy. "I'm asking you to write me in for borough council on May 18.
"If elected, I will fight for the small businesses of this town and its people. United we stand. Together we can make a difference."