Nesquehoning Mayor K. Tony Walck has announced his candidacy for re-election to that office. A Democrat, he is seeking his party's nomination in the May 21 Primary Election.
Walck was elected to a two-year term as mayor in November 2003 and re-elected to a four-year term in 2005. Since that time, he has overseen a police department that has maintained a high level of enforcement.
During his terms, major drug busts were conducted in the community through the Attorney General's Drug Task Force.