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Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski to hold press conference at 2:30 p.m.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has scheduled a press conference Thursday afternoon.

The mayor make an announcement at his house in Allentown at 2:30 p.m. The press conference was originally scheduled for City Hall but has since been moved.

WFMZ will have a crew there and will stream the press conference live on 69 News and here at WFMZ.com.

Sources told 69 News Wednesday that Pawlowski plans to resign Thursday after being convicted last week of 47 federal charges.

The mayor had just begun his fourth term in office after being re-elected in November.

By charter, City Council President Roger MacLean would assume the role while council determines a long-term fill.

That person must be of the same party, in this case a Democrat, and will remain in leadership until the next municipal election which in November 2019.

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