Tag Archives: President Judge James P. MacElree II

Patrick Carmody (left) and Jeffrey R. Sommer are the newest additions to the Chester County bench.

County swearing-in spotlights two new jurists

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10 take oath of office, including Judges Patrick Carmody, Jeffrey R. Sommer By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times A swearing-in ceremony rescheduled from Friday played out in Chester County… Read more »

Donald Skomsky was convicted of forgery, conspiracy, and campaign violations.

Anonymous campaign mailing leads to pair’s conviction

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Jury concludes couple committed forgery through effort to dupe voters By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times A Chester County Court jury found a West Chester couple guilty of… Read more »

Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi poses with Magisterial District Judge Mark A. Bruno

W. Chester jurist ordered to relinquish keys, ID

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President judge said cases will be handled by rest of county’s magisterial district judges By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times For the second time in less than a… Read more »

Thomas Goggin, a veteran member of the Phoenixville Police Department, will bring his expertise to the county detectives.

D.A. adds 2 respected law-enforcers to detectives

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The pair will fill vacancies created by recent retirements Two respected county law-enforcers were sworn in Monday as Chester County detectives, District Attorney Tom Hogan announced. James F. Ciliberto, a… Read more »

Retiring Judge Howard F. Riley Jr. shakes the hands of well-wishers after his surprise tribute.

‘Flash mob’ tribute caps illustrious judicial career

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Colleagues, associates conspire to interrupt jurist’s last day on bench By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times On Chester County Common Pleas Court Judge Howard F. Riley’s last day… Read more »

Employees from the enforcement unit of the Domestic Relations Office fill the jury box in Courtroom Two for a group photo.

Oft-maligned county workers get commended

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Domestic Relations Office praised for delivering deserved financial support to children By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Imagine trying to wrangle child-support payments from individuals determined to avoid… Read more »