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Judge Ellen Ceisler Announces For PA Commonwealth Court

Posted by DPOYC on January 11, 2017 at 2:00 PM

University City Review

Wed, Jan 11, 2017

After being elected to Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas in 2007, the highly respected judge will take her message statewide.


Judge Ellen Ceisler of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas just announced her candidacy for Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court. Having served on the bench since 2007, Judge Ceisler believes her proven record as a dedicated public servant, a fair and respected judge, and active community me...

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Eagen Announces Commonwealth Court Candidacy

Posted by DPOYC on December 12, 2016 at 9:10 PM

Written by Nick Field, Managing Editor

Todd Eagen is giving it anot

her try.

In 2015, the attorney ran for a seat on Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court. He won the endorsement of the party and the support of Senator Bob Casey but he was upset by Allegheny City Solicitor Michael Wojcik in the Democratic primary.

Wojcik later went on to win that seat in November.

“Pennsylvania families deserve a judge who will serve them wi...

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Who Do You Think Would Win Casey-Meehan?

Posted by DPOYC on December 6, 2016 at 8:15 PM

Written by Nick Field, Managing Editor

2018 is set to see several high-profile elections, chief among them the Governor’s contest.

That race, however, has somewhat obscured another major race.

Bob Casey will be seeking his third term in the Senate while the GOP is looking for their nominee. Speaking of which, we recently learned that Congressman Pat Meehan is weighing a bid.

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Kim Bracey, Michael Helfrich vying to be York's mayor

Posted by DPOYC on December 1, 2016 at 10:30 PM

Teresa Boeckel and Gary Haber , York Daily Record 10:36 p.m. EST December 1, 2016


It will be a contested race for York City mayor in the spring with incumbent Kim Bracey seeking a third term and council president Michael Helfrich running against her.


Bracey, a Democrat, hosted a fundraiser Thursday evening and issued a news release that she will run again to serve the nearly 44,000 cit...

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Judy Ritter-Dickson replaces Hill-Evans on city council

Posted by DPOYC on November 21, 2016 at 9:25 PM

Rick Lee , [email protected] 9:25 p.m. EST November 21, 2016

Needing three out of four votes to take the vacant seat on York City Council, Judy Ritter-Dickson was a unanimous first-round selection for the spot Monday evening.


Following the resignation of council president Carol Hill-Evans, who was elected as state representative for the 95th District, the City Council needed someone to fill out the 13-month remaind...

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Complete List of 2017-2018 Legislative Leadership

Posted by DPOYC on November 18, 2016 at 11:10 PM

Complete List of 2017-2018 Legislative Leadership

Written by Nick Field, Managing Editor

pa-state-capitol-b175d9a07740ecf3Despite the results earlier this month, not much has changed in terms of the leadership in Harrisburg.

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WOLF: Safe Schools plan developed

Posted by DPOYC on November 18, 2016 at 10:40 PM

Wolf: Safe Schools plan developed after racist incidents

Gov. Tom Wolf has announced the development of a response plan after several racially charged incidents have occurred at schools throughout the state and county.

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State Sen. Wagner intends to run for governor

Posted by DPOYC on November 11, 2016 at 7:50 AM

Ed Mahon , [email protected] 7:50 a.m. EST November 11, 2016

State Sen. Scott Wagner, R-Spring Garden Township, intends to run for governor of Pennsylvania, he said Thursday.


He intends to write "a significant seven figure check" to his campaign, from $1 million to just shy of $10 million. He said he has not yet decided whether that money will be a loan to a committee that could be paid back to him or a direct gift. He said that contribution will not require him to ...

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York seeks applicants for City Council vacancy

Posted by DPOYC on November 10, 2016 at 3:45 PM

The opening resulted from Carol Hill-Evans' resignation after being elected to the state House of Representatives


Want to serve on the York City Council?


If so, you have until noon on Wednesday to apply. The annual salary for the position is $10,000.

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Posted by DPOYC on August 4, 2016 at 1:30 PM

YORK, PA – Chad Baker, Chairperson of the Democratic Party of York County, released the following statement today on behalf of the party:

I wish to thank Representative Kevin Schreiber for his many years of service in the Pennsylvania State House. His leadership, work ethic and continued efforts to help not only the residents of his district, but all of York County are to be commended and are a model not soon to be replaced.

As a result of Representative Schreiber̵...

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The Growing Epidemic

Posted by DPOYC on June 6, 2016 at 8:35 AM

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Growing up I lived in a home where I was literally surrounded by guns. My dad is a hunter and had gun cases in the hallway leading to our bedrooms, in our living room and in the basement. He had an extensive collection of guns which he used for hunting. While I never took up hunting, many people ...

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York Dispatch: Gov.signs DUI bill into law

Posted by DPOYC on May 30, 2016 at 8:55 PM

John Joyce, [email protected] 9:18 a.m. EDT May 26, 2016