Newcomer Derek Brown Vying for Mayor Of Roaring Spring
October 28, 2021
A political newcomer is hoping his first try at public office nets him the mayor’s seat in Roaring Spring borough.
Democrat Derek Brown, 26, said he is running for mayor because change is needed.
“I feel like things have not been getting done around here,” he said.
Brown will be facing off against Republican Dennis Igou to replace outgoing Mayor Ronald Glunt.
Brown said borough streets and sidewalks are in need of repair as well as some of its parks.
“They are not being properly maintained,” he said.
Brown said he also wants to bring the town together by having more community-ori...