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The magisterial district judge who has served the Lewisberry area since taking office in 2000 is seeking another term.

Scott J. Gross, 66, of Fairview Township, was first elected in 1999, when he was a detective with Fairview Township Police.

His district serves Fairview and Newberry townships, as well as the boroughs of Goldsboro, Lewisberry and York Haven.

A York County native, Gross earned a bachelor's degree in law enforcement and corrections from Penn State.

He also served six years in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard.

Police detective: Gross spent 23 years as a Fairview Township police officer and was a detective when he first ran for the district judge position.

He also participated in the Officer Friendly and D.A.R.E. programs.

"If re-elected, I pledge to continue to faithfully serve the residents of this district and decide on all cases that come before me in a fair and impartial manner," he wrote in an email to The York Dispatch.

In Pennsylvania, magisterial district judges serve six-year terms.

Gross' office is located at 700 Yorktowne Road in Fairview Township.

— Reach Liz Evans Scolforo at levans@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @LizScolforoYD.

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