1ST WARD, STRUTHERS
* denotes incumbent
TONY FIRE* (D)
Home: 25 Sells Ave.
Education: A graduate of Struthers High School. Bowling Green State University. Youngstown State University.
Employment: City councilman. Retired from Delphi Packard Electric.
Family: Two children; four grandchildren.
Priority: Keeping city services intact without increasing taxes.
RICHARD DELUCA (I)
Home: 42 Wilhelm St.
Education: A graduate of Campbell Memorial High School. Youngstown State University.
Employment: Owner of DeLuca Environmental Services. Vice chairman and fiscal officer for Mahoning County Soil and Water Conservation District. Former superintendent of Campbell Wastewater Treatment Plant. Former water-pollution control manager in Struthers.
Family: Wife, Kathleen; four children.
Priority: Being accountable and accessible to the residents of the 1st Ward, as well as representing all the people — not just a chosen few.