An effective and dedicated leader with deep-rooted passion to serve everybody who calls Northampton, PA, home, former borough Council President John “Jake” Yurish has announced his candidacy to be borough’s next mayor.
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Yurish, 67, is a lifelong resident of the borough and a graduate of Northampton Area Senior High School. He earned an associate’s degree from Northampton Community College and retired from the transportation industry in 2011. Yurish served 12 years as a borough council member, eight of them as president. He decided not to seek reelection in 2015.