Monthly Archives: February 2013

Toluba running unopposed for District Court 19-1-05

Assistant public defender Joel Toluba is the only candidate to publicly announce a bid the seat of District Court 19-1-05, which covers three wards in York’s west side. The seat was vacated by the retirement of Magisterial District Judge Barbara … Continue reading

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District Court 19-2-04 Magisterial race

District Court 19-2-04 is one of three district seats open for this year’s election. Magisterial district courts handle minor civil matters, such as landlord tenant disputes, and are the first step in almost all criminal cases. District judges hold preliminary … Continue reading

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District Court 19-3-11 magisterial race

District Court 19-3-11, which serves East Manchester and Hellam townships and the boroughs of Manchester, Mount Wolf, Wrightsville and Hallam boroughs, is one of three district seats open for this year’s election. Magisterial district courts handle minor civil matters, such … Continue reading

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New feature: District court dockets

Before cases get to the York County Court of Common Pleas where trials are held and pleas are made, they first go before a district judge. There are 19 district judges in York County. As a new feature, I’ll be … Continue reading

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County courthouse stenos honored

From the fourth floor on up in the seven-story York County Judicial Center, courthouse stenographers almost constantly are seen hurrying through the hallways carrying their steno machines.  Wednesday, one steno realized too late that when she grabbed her shoes … Continue reading

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Live coverage: Donald Kloch Sr. attempted homicide/attempted rape trial in York County court

Donald M. Kloch Sr. of Peach Bottom Township is on trial in York County Common Pleas Court this week. He is charged with attempted rape and attempted murder. Read previous coverage: Father testifies to fight with daughter’s alleged attacker Read … Continue reading

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What’s in a name when the name is Sandusky?

  W. Scott Sandusky, a local attorney with decades of experience in criminal and civil law, was kicking around the idea of running for the Manchester Township district justice seat vacated by Alan Naylor.     “I … Continue reading

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