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By 7049738765 12 Oct, 2017

WHY IS A CANDIDATE FOR MDJ HOSTING A DOG EVENT?

The number of dogs in our communities is increasing every year. For dog owners, they provide unconditional love, cheap therapy, and laughter. However, they also pose a legal liability when they get loose, bite someone, 'litter' people's yards or create a nuisance by barking. Unfortunately, in Pennsylvania, dogs are still considered property under the civil laws, which means if a dog is killed by a third party, you are only entitled to it's market value - as if it were a chair! Only recently did Pennsylvania's criminal laws give dignity to dogs by increasing criminal sanctions for abusing, maiming or killing a dog.

The court system is filled with cases involving dogs, both civil and criminal. Awareness and understanding of responsible dog ownership, proper care and treatment of dogs, impact of dogs on our community and compassion for these loving animals is important to reducing the conflicts that bring them into the justice system.

The county courts are overflowing with cases that could better be handled at a local level, in your community court. As your Magisterial District Judge, I will work to address this and other local issues at the local level. Education is the first step, local resolution is the second.

I hope you will all come out to the Pups for Pickford event on October 21st on S. 27th street in Camp Hill. Enjoy some music, food, games, and gather some information on dog care and ownership. It is a FREE event. Hope to see you there.

By 7049738765 27 Sep, 2017
OCTOBER 21 - NOON - 4:00
 S. 27th Street in Camp Hill
     Bring your pups and your kids and come out for an afternoon of fun activities, free information and meet me, your candidate for Magisterial District Judge.
     For the KIDS - free spin art, face painting, bean bag toss, smooch the pooch and pet the pup and more.....
     For the PUPS - treats, paw print molding, recipes for treats, pops and food, and more.....
     For the ADULTS - free information on pet care, responsible pet ownership, veterinary care, spay/neuter, and more....
     ALSO - dogs available for adoption,  and donations bin for food, bedding, toys, etc for local pet rescues and
                     hurricane pet rescues.

    Meet Susan Pickford - talk with her about what she can do to help this community as your next Magisterial District Judge.  HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE !!!

By 7049738765 11 Jun, 2017
Come by and say Hello!  I will be at Jubilee Day in the afternoon this week on the 15th . Stop by the campaign table and say Hi. I would love to meet you and talk about our community court.

89th Annual Jubilee Day

  • Dates:   June 15, 2017
  • Location:   Downtown Mechanicsburg
  • Region:   Mechanicsburg
  • Address:   Main Street and Market Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
  • Phone:   717-796-0811
  • Time:   10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Visit Website


Read more:   https://www.visitcumberlandvalley.com/event/89th-annual-jubilee-day/13994/#ixzz4ji4RABPT
By 7049738765 17 May, 2017
We won the democratic primary, but not by a very comfortable margin. Our opponent won the republican primary by a much wider margin. Lots of work to be done for November.
             I am not the kind of person that you see out there money-grabbing, but I need help.  We spent thousands of dollars on the primary campaign and only received $400.00 total in contributions.  This is now the only contested District Justice race in Cumberland County. All other contested races were won by a single candidate on both ballots.
            My opponent has announced that she is endorsed by the Cumberland County District Attorney and the Pennsylvania State Troopers Association. Judges are sworn to be fair and impartial and beholding only to the people they serve and the rule of law.  How can a judge be fair and impartial when she owes her election victory to law enforcement? The judiciary is a separate branch of government from law enforcement.  Separation of Powers was put in the Constitution for a reason. When the lines get blurred, freedom and liberty are at risk.  Please support me in the general election, DONATE, VOLUNTEER, get involved.
By 7049738765 16 May, 2017
OK !!! Primary day is upon us. Win, loose or draw, I want to thank everyone who signed my petitions, put up a yard sign, talked me up to friends and family, took   time to speak with me at your door when I came calling and will be there to help at the polls tomorrow and of course, to those of you who will vote for me tomorrow. It is this country's proudest moment when Americans actively participate in democracy. It reminds us how we became who we are. I hope to see you tomorrow at the polls. VOTE, VOTE, VOTE and bring a neighbor !
By 7049738765 13 May, 2017
Max and Riley stump for mom

By 7049738765 13 May, 2017
A candidate elected to a judicial position is endorsed  by the neighbors and constituents who vote him/her into office on election day. We have seen in our political system how special interests and lobbyists have influenced or expected special treatment by the politicians they help elect.    I will not accept endorsements from anyone but the electorate on election day.   A party or defendant coming before me will not have to wonder whether I am beholding to corporate interests, police or prosecuting attorneys in deciding their case.  I believe in separation of powers.  I promised you integrity, and I don't take that lightly.
By 7049738765 12 May, 2017
League of Women Voters Guide is out for the 2017 primary.
Copy and paste this link to read answers to questions posed by LWV to myself and my opponent.
goo.gl/qC4vbD
scroll down to our pictures and click.
then VOTE, VOTE, VOTE on May 16!
By 7049738765 12 May, 2017
Justice, whether criminal or civil, is not easily attained. It takes work, willingness, problem solving skills and creativity. I have honed and employed those skills for 30 years in a variety of settings. I am ready and willing to put in the work necessary to make the MDJ for the tri-borough area an important working partner in the community.
By 7049738765 11 May, 2017
The Magisterial District Court is a community court and the starting place for most local legal issues.  

Civil and some criminal matters can be most effectively handled at the MDJ level with less cost and inconvenience to the parties and witnesses involved.  

 Many programs and alternative sentencing resolutions are available at the MDJ level that would reduce the caseload on the county courts and the costs to the citizens of the county.  Such programs would also provide a second chance to new and young offenders, providing them with guidance and incentive to choose a different path in life that is more productive for themselves and the community.

In civil cases, an concerted effort to bring the parties to a mutual resolution at the MDJ level would reduce the time and cost of protracted litigation at the county level as well as, again, reducing the caseload in the county court and the cost to the community.

Justice, whether criminal or civil, is not easily attained. It takes work, willingness, problem solving skills  and creativity. I have honed and employed those skills for 30 years in a variety of settings.  I am ready and willing to put in the work necessary to make the MDJ for the tri-borough area an important working partner in the community.
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By 7049738765 12 Oct, 2017

WHY IS A CANDIDATE FOR MDJ HOSTING A DOG EVENT?

The number of dogs in our communities is increasing every year. For dog owners, they provide unconditional love, cheap therapy, and laughter. However, they also pose a legal liability when they get loose, bite someone, 'litter' people's yards or create a nuisance by barking. Unfortunately, in Pennsylvania, dogs are still considered property under the civil laws, which means if a dog is killed by a third party, you are only entitled to it's market value - as if it were a chair! Only recently did Pennsylvania's criminal laws give dignity to dogs by increasing criminal sanctions for abusing, maiming or killing a dog.

The court system is filled with cases involving dogs, both civil and criminal. Awareness and understanding of responsible dog ownership, proper care and treatment of dogs, impact of dogs on our community and compassion for these loving animals is important to reducing the conflicts that bring them into the justice system.

The county courts are overflowing with cases that could better be handled at a local level, in your community court. As your Magisterial District Judge, I will work to address this and other local issues at the local level. Education is the first step, local resolution is the second.

I hope you will all come out to the Pups for Pickford event on October 21st on S. 27th street in Camp Hill. Enjoy some music, food, games, and gather some information on dog care and ownership. It is a FREE event. Hope to see you there.

By 7049738765 27 Sep, 2017
OCTOBER 21 - NOON - 4:00
 S. 27th Street in Camp Hill
     Bring your pups and your kids and come out for an afternoon of fun activities, free information and meet me, your candidate for Magisterial District Judge.
     For the KIDS - free spin art, face painting, bean bag toss, smooch the pooch and pet the pup and more.....
     For the PUPS - treats, paw print molding, recipes for treats, pops and food, and more.....
     For the ADULTS - free information on pet care, responsible pet ownership, veterinary care, spay/neuter, and more....
     ALSO - dogs available for adoption,  and donations bin for food, bedding, toys, etc for local pet rescues and
                     hurricane pet rescues.

    Meet Susan Pickford - talk with her about what she can do to help this community as your next Magisterial District Judge.  HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE !!!

By 7049738765 11 Jun, 2017
Come by and say Hello!  I will be at Jubilee Day in the afternoon this week on the 15th . Stop by the campaign table and say Hi. I would love to meet you and talk about our community court.

89th Annual Jubilee Day

  • Dates:   June 15, 2017
  • Location:   Downtown Mechanicsburg
  • Region:   Mechanicsburg
  • Address:   Main Street and Market Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
  • Phone:   717-796-0811
  • Time:   10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Visit Website


Read more:   https://www.visitcumberlandvalley.com/event/89th-annual-jubilee-day/13994/#ixzz4ji4RABPT
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