Candidate Q&A: Allison Bell Royer, candidate Court of Common Pleas

EDITOR’S NOTE — The Times asked the 2015 candidates for Chester County county-wide office to answer a serious of questions relative to their campaign and office, as well as their personal background. Wanting to give each candidate a direct, unfiltered, option to communicate with the voters, these responses are not edited nor abridged in any way. By Allision Bell Royer, Candidate, Chester County...

Royer gets Common Pleas nod from GOP

DiGiorgio stresses unity, DA Hogan promises to ‘crush’ opponent By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Allison Bell Royer thanks members of the Chester County Republican Committee following her endorsement for Judge of the Court of Common Pleas Thursday night as committee solicitor Joel Frank and party Chair Val DiGiorgio look on. WESTTOWN — Although there were early concerns that a couple...

Pileggi to seek Delco judgeship

Would quit state Senate if elected to Court of Common Pleas State Sen. Dominic Pileggi Sen. Dominic Pileggi, the former Senate Majority Leader, who represents the 9th Senate District which includes much of southern Chester County Chester Counties, announced Friday he plans to run for a vacancy on the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas. Pileggi, the former mayor of Chester, has served in the Pennsylvania...

Cody elected as new Chesco presiding judge

Jacqueline Carroll Cody WEST CHESTER — The Court of Common Pleas of Chester County is announced Thursday that it had elected Judge Jacqueline C. Cody as the new President Judge. Her term will commence on January 5, 2015 and run for a period of five years.  Cody will take over from James P. MacElree II, who is finishing his term as President Judge that began on January 4, 2010. Cody is a long-time...

Carmody gets GOP judicial nod, as party stresses ‘Unity’

MacQueen wins only other contested race for County Controller Patrick Carmody offers thanks to members of the Chester County Republican Committee, Thursday, after being endorsed for Judge, Court of Common Pleas by the party. Carmody earned the nod, Thursday night, after Allison Bell Royer withdrew citing the need for party unity. By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times WEST GOSHEN — Although it was clear...

One set of rules must apply to all

Editorial The rules are what makes the game. The National Football League wouldn’t be much fun to watch if the Philadelphia Eagles got just three downs to make a first down, while the Dallas Cowboys got four? Not only would it not be fun, it wouldn’t be fair, would it?    Send article as PDF