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Forums to offer voters chance to hear candidates

The forums for Lycoming County commissioner and City of Williamsport council and mayoral candidates will be held Monday and Oct. 29 in the Michael Ross Event Center banquet-meeting room on the third floor of the Trade and Transit II building, 144 W. Third St., in downtown Williamsport.

The building is handicapped accessible with an elevator and parking available in the parking garage across the street.

The first forum will feature candidates for Lycoming County commissioner and starts at 7 p.m. Monday.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The second forum on Oct. 29 will feature back-to-back sessions for city candidates, with council candidates taking the stage at 6:30 p.m. and mayoral candidates at 7:45 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

Each forum will be moderated by Jason Fink, president of the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce.

The events will feature introductory and closing statements, questions from a reporter panel and questions from the audience in attendance. The debates will be broadcast live on Backyard Broadcasting radio stations WWPA 1340 AM and 103.1 FM and WBZD Oldies 93.3 FM.

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