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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 03-84



Reestablishment of the Magisterial District within the 5th Judicial District of the Commonwealth; No. 192 Magisterial Doc. No. 1

[33 Pa.B. 342]


Per Curiam:

   And Now, this 30th day of December, 2002, upon consideration of the Petition to Reestablish the Magisterial Districts of the 5th Judicial District (Allegheny County) of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, it is hereby Ordered and Decreed that the Petition, which provides for the realignment of Magisterial Districts 05-2-21, 05-2-22, 05-2-25, 05-2-43, and 05-3-12 within Allegheny County, to be effective January 6, 2003, Magisterial Districts 05-2-08, 05-2-09, 05-2-11, 05-2-14, 05-2-27, 05-2-31, 05-2-35 to be effective January 5, 2004, Magisterial Districts 05-3-05 and 05-3-09 to be effective January 1, 2005, Magisterial Districts 05-2-06, 05-2-03, 05-3-03, 05-3-14 to be effective January 2, 2006, and Magisterial District 05-2-20 to be effective January 7, 2008 is granted. It is further Ordered and Decreed that the Petition, which provides for the elimination of Magisterial District 05-3-11 effective January 6, 2003, the elimination of Magisterial Districts 05-2-29, and 05-2-37 effective January 5, 2004, the elimination of Magisterial District 05-3-07 effective January 1, 2005, the elimination of Magisterial Districts 05-3-15, 05-4-01, 05-4-02, and 05-3-15 to be effective January 2, 2006, and which provides for the elimination of Magisterial District 05-3-16, to be effective January 7, 2008 is granted; and that the Petition, which provides for the addition of Magisterial District 05-2-47 within Allegheny County, to be effective, January 5, 2004, is granted. It is Further Ordered that the Petition, which also provides for the reestablishment of Magisterial Districts 05-2-01, 05-2-02, 05-2-04, 05-2-05, 05-2-07, 05-2-10, 05-2-12, 05-2-13, 05-2-15, 05-2-16, 05-2-17, 05-2-18, 05-2-19, 05-2-23, 05-2-26, 05-2-28, 05-2-32, 05-2-36, 05-2-38, 05-2-40, 05-2-42, 05-2-46, 05-3-02, 05-3-04, 05-3-06, 05-3-10, 05-3-13, and 05-3-17 within Allegheny County, as they currently exist, to be effective immediately, is granted. The newly created vacancy in Magisterial District 05-2-47 shall be filled in the municipal election of 2003.

   Said Magisterial Districts shall be as follows:

Magisterial District 05-2-01 Ben Avon Borough
District Justice Donald H. Presutti Ben Avon Heights Borough
Emsworth Borough
Kilbuck Township
Bellevue Borough
Ohio Township
Avalon Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-02 Ross Township
District Justice Mark B. Devlin West View Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-03 Etna Borough
District Justice to be determined Millvale Borough
Reserve Township
Shaler Township
Magisterial District 05-2-04 Aspinwall Borough
District Justice Elissa Lang Blawnox Borough
Indiana Township
Sharpsburg Borough
Fox Chapel Borough
O'Hara Township
Magisterial District 05-2-05 Brackenridge Borough
District Justice Carolyn S. Bengel Harrison Township
Fawn Township
Tarentum Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-06 Penn Hills Township
District Justice Leonard J. Hromyak Verona Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-07 Monroeville Borough
District Justice Walter W. Luniewski Pitcairn Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-08: Churchill Borough
District Justice Susan Evashavik Forest Hills Borough
Wilkins Township
Edgewood Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-09 Braddock Hills Borough
District Justice Ross C. Cioppa Braddock Borough
Swissvale Borough
Rankin Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-10 Wilkinsburg Borough
District Justice Alberta Thompson
Magisterial District 05-2-11 East McKeesport Borough
District Justice Robert Barner Wall Borough
North Versailles Township
Wilmerding Borough
Trafford Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-12 Bradford Woods Borough
District Justice William K. Wagner Franklin Park Borough
Marshall Township
McCandless Township
Magisterial District 05-2-13 City of McKeesport
District Justice Thomas S. Brletic
Magisterial District 05-2-14 Dravosburg Borough
District Justice Richard D Olasz, Jr. West Mifflin Borough
Whitaker Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-15 Homestead Borough
District Justice Thomas Torkowsky Munhall Borough
West Homestead Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-16 Jefferson Hills Borough
District Justice Mary Grace Boyle Pleasant Hills Borough
South Park Township
Magisterial District 05-2-17 Baldwin Township
District Justice David J. Barton Castle Shannon Borough
Whitehall Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-18 Baldwin Borough
District Justice John N. Bova Brentwood Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-19 Mt. Lebanon Township
District Justice Vacant Dormont Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-20 Bethel Park Borough
District Justice to be determined Upper St. Clair Township
Magisterial District 05-2-21 Bridgeville Borough
District Justice Elaine M. McGraw Collier Township
South Fayette Township
Magisterial District 05-2-22: Greentree Borough
District Justice Gary M. Zyra Heidelberg Borough
Scott Township
Magisterial District 05-2-23
District Justice Dennis R. Joyce
Carnegie Borough
Crafton Borough
Ingram Borough
Rosslyn Farms Borough
Thornburg Borough
Pennsbury Village Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-25 Coraopolis Borough
District Justice Shirley Rowe Trkula Crescent Township
Moon Township
Magisterial District 05-2-26 Elizabeth Borough
District Justice Ernest L. Marraccini Elizabeth Township
Forward Township
West Elizabeth Borough
Magisterial District 05-2-27
District Justice Eileen Conroy
City of Pittsburgh Wards 4, 16 and 17
Magisterial District 05-2-28
District Justice Oscar J. Petite, Jr.
City of Pittsburgh Wards 1, 2, 3 and 5
Magisterial District 05-2-31
District Justice Ron Costa, Sr.
City of Pittsburgh Wards 8, 10 and 11
Magisterial District 05-2-32 Plum Borough
District Justice Linda I. Zucco
Magisterial District 05-2-35
District Justice Nathan N. Firestone
City of Pittsburgh Ward 7 and 14
Magisterial District 05-2-36
District Justice James J. Hanely, Jr.
City of Pittsburgh Wards 15 and 31
Magisterial District 05-2-38 City of Pittsburgh Ward 19
District Justice Charles A. McLaughlin
Magisterial District 05-2-40
District Justice Cathleen Cawood Bubash
City of Pittsburgh Wards 21, 22, 23, 24 & 25
Magisterial District 05-2-42
District Justice Robert P. Ravenstahl, Jr.
City of Pittsburgh Wards 26 and 27
Magisterial District 05-2-43 Neville Township
District Justice Carla Swearingen City of Pittsburgh Ward 28
Robinson Township
Magisterial District 05-2-46 Pine Township
District Justice Regis C. Welsh, Jr. Hampton Township
Richland Township
Magisterial District 05-2-47 Chalfant Borough
District Justice To Be Determined East Pittsburgh Borough
North Braddock Borough
Turtle Creek Borough
City of Duquesne
Magisterial District 05-3-02
District Justice James E. Russo
Aleppo Township
Bell Acres Borough
Edgeworth Borough
Glenfield Borough
Haysville Borough
Leet Township
Leetsdale Borough
Osborne Borough
Sewickley Borough
Sewickley Heights Borough
Sewickley Hills Borough
Magisterial District 05-3-03: Cheswick Borough
District Justice David Sosovicka Harmar Township
Oakmont Borough
Springdale Borough
Springdale Township
Magisterial District 05-3-04 East Deer Township
District Justice Suzanne Blaschak Frazer Township
West Deer Township
Magisterial District 05-3-05 Lincoln Borough
District Justice Thomas G. Miller, Jr. South Versailles Township
Versailles Borough
White Oak Borough
Magisterial District 05-3-06 McKees Rocks Borough
District Justice Mary Ann Cercone Stowe Township
Kennedy Township
Magisterial District 05-3-09 City of Clairton
District Justice Armand Martin Glassport Borough
Liberty Borough
Port Vue Borough
Magisterial District 05-3-10
District Justice Gene Zielmanski
City of Pittsburgh Wards 6 and 9
Magisterial District 05-3-12
District Justice Kevin E. Cooper
City of Pittsburgh Wards 12 and 13
Magisterial District 05-3-13 City of Pittsburgh Ward 20
District Justice Daniel R. Diven
Magisterial District 05-3-14
District Justice Richard King
City of Pittsburgh Wards 18, 29, 30 and 32
Mt. Oliver Borough
Magisterial District 05-3-17 Findlay Township
District Justice Anthony W. Saveikis McDonald Borough (Allegheny County portion)
North Fayette Township
Oakdale Borough

   The portion of the Petition for Realignment filed by the President Judge of the Fifth Judicial District dated November 15, 2002 relating to the proposed Central Court and the evaluation of the current Pittsburgh Magistrates Court to gauge the feasibility of transitioning the Pittsburgh Magistrates Court into the statewide district justice system is hereby granted.

   To maintain the effective administration of justice in the Pittsburgh Magistrates Court during the evaluation period, (1) Pittsburgh City Magistrates will continue to serve until the expiration of their current commissions; (2) all judicial appointments and reappointments to vacancies on the Pittsburgh Magistrates Court occurring on or after December 31st 2002 are hereby suspended effectively immediately; and, (3) the President Judge of the Fifth Judicial District of Pennsylvania will assign district justices to sit on the Pittsburgh Magistrates Court as necessary to maintain the ongoing operations of the Pittsburgh Magistrates Court during the evaluation period.

   The suspension of appointments to the Pittsburgh Magistrates Court will continue until further order of this Court.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 03-84. Filed for public inspection January 17, 2003, 9:00 a.m.]

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