Niles teacher jumps into state House race

Bradley Paquette

NILES — A second Republican has entered the race to succeed Dave Pagel in the state House.

Bradley Paquette, 30, of Fort Street in Niles is making his first run for public office. He has been a teacher at Niles New Tech, a project-based learning program of the Niles Community Schools, for the past five years. He will hold an “announcement rally” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Riverfront Amphitheater in Niles.