Senior Men’s Club is open to all retired men. The club meets weekly and includes speakers and social events. The club is a member of PA YMCA Federation of Retired Persons.  Come try us out as a guest for the day! Contact Roni Vilseck at 412-741-9622 ext 122 or if you are interested in joining the Senior Men’s Club.  At the Y, we believe healthy living has as much to do with pursuing interests, passions and learning new things as it does with eating healthy and being active. Our minds and spirits need stimulus and enrichment, and we get so much more from life when we find things and people that inspire us.

WHERE: Hunter Gym
WHEN: Friday 10 a.m.
TIME: 2 hours
Coffee and donuts served prior to the start of each meeting.

Senior Men's Club Schedule

April 20, 2018 – Judge Robert Ford, Magisterial District Judge
Judge Ford was reelected last November 7th as a Magisterial District Judge with an office at 190 Ohio River Boulevard, in Ambridge. The Magisterial District Court, under the direction of Judge Ford, handles thousands of case filings each year, including criminal courses, traffic and other citations, civil matters and arrest and search warrants.  The district court also handles emergency protections for abuse petitions. Marriage ceremonies are conducted by Judge Ford, as well. The facility serves Aleppo Township, Leetsdale, Leet Township, Bell Acres, Sewickley, Osborne, Glenfield, Edgeworth, Sewickley Heights, Sewickley Hills and Haysville.
A brief hierarchy of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Court System follows:

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania –The State Supreme Court and court of last resort;
  • Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania – One of two Pennsylvania intermediate appellate courts. The jurisdiction of the nine-judge Commonwealth Court is limited to appeals from final orders of certain state agencies and certain designated cases from the courts of common pleas involving public sector legal questions and government regulation. The Commonwealth Court also functions as a trial court in some civil actions by or against the Commonwealth government and cases regarding statewide elections;
  • Pennsylvania Courts of Common Pleas – state trial courts of general jurisdiction. They hear civil cases of serious crimes in excess of $7,000, those in appeal from state government, and about matters of family law: adoption, divorce, child custody, guardianships, juvenile delinquency, trusts and estates, etc;    
  • Magisterial District Courts – There are 67 counties in Pennsylvania, and in all except Philadelphia County, there are magisterial courts, which handle landlord-tenant matters, small civil amounts up to $12,000, summary offenses, preliminary hearings, violations of municipal ordinances, misdemeanors and some felony offenses, as well as those mentioned above;
  • Pittsburgh Municipal Court – An administrative judicial unit with the 5th Judicial District.

​Judge Ford will visit the Senior Men’s Club on April 20th to tell us more about the Pennsylvania Court System and about some of the more fascinating cases which have come across his desk.

Upcoming Programs:
April 20, 2018 – Judge Robert Ford, Magisterial District Judge
April 27, 2018 – The Alcohol House – Carnegie Museum
May 4, 2018 – Dick Paul: The Dixie Docs
May 11, 2018 – Shawn Brokos, FBI, Opiods Task Force Director
May 18, 2018 – PA Coal ‘n’ Folk Music Program

Watch past Senior Men's Club speakers

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