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Abdulsalam K. Noman

Candidate for Lackawanna City Council, First Ward (incumbent)

Lines on ballot: Democratic, Conservative, Working Families

Age: 54

Number of years living in town: 38

Occupation/Employer: Teacher Aide and Lackawanna Varsity boys soccer coach

Top campaign platform agendas:

1. Demolish abandoned properties.

2. Upgraded playgrounds, and play fields.

3. Streets paving.

4. Seek funding for Youth Center.

5. Attract new business in First ward.

6. Increase local training for job opportunities.

Biggest issues facing the town:

1. Neglected and abandoned properties, and dilapidated

2. Empty lots.

3. No local jobs opportunities.