Elected Officials representing Newville
Big Spring School District Superintendent
Dr. Richard Fry
Magisterial District Judge
I am Magisterial District Judge Vivian J. Cohick. My Jurisdiction includes Newville Borough and the townships of Cooke, Dickinson, North Newton, South Newton, Penn and West Pennsboro. I have had the pleasure of working for District Justice Esther Cohick from July, 1978 – December 1993 and District Justice Helen Shulenberger, January 1994 – August 2005. I began my term in January 2006. As a M.D.J., I handle Criminal, Non-Traffic/Summary, Traffic and Civil (up to $12,000.00) cases. I also provide notary services excluding title transfers and perform marriages many of which have taken place by our beautiful Fountain or by the waters of the Laughlin Mill. My court is located at 55 Penn Drive, Newville, PA 17241. Our contact number is (717) 776-3187 with Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (doors are closed at 4:00 p.m.).
To serve the public, dispense justice, resolve conflicts, collect fines and restitution, and to develop order within the community.
PA State Senate
Senator Judy Ward
Newville Borough est. 1790.