August 16, 2017

State Supreme Court candidates visit Centre County

COLLEGE TOWNSHIP – Debra Todd always wanted to be a judge. She just didn’t know how far up the ladder she might go. Today, Todd is a justice on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and she wants to stay in that position. Todd, who is the first Democratic woman on the court, is running for retention. If she gets it, her seniority …

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July 31, 2017

FROM STEELER MVP TO CANDIDATE FOR PA SUPREME COURT

PORT ROYAL – A former Steelers star is making his way across the state so he can sit on the Supreme Court bench. Former Pittsburgh Steeler, and the team’s 1982 MVP, Dwayne Woodruff, made his way onto the lawn of the Baker’s Acres Farmstead in Port Royal before a crowd of Juniata County voters to express his desire to be …

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July 7, 2017

New Richmond welcomes back Dwayne Woodruff

Posted October 1, 2015 on www.NRSchools.org New Richmond High School Hall of Famer Dwayne Woodruff returns to his hometown during Homecoming on Oct. 2 to present his Dwayne Woodruff Scholarship to 2015 recipient James Mahan and present a commemorative Wilson Golden Football to New Richmond as part of the nationwide Super Bowl High School Honor Roll initiative recognizing schools and communities that contributed …

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July 7, 2017

NFL Alumni News: Former Steeler Dwayne Woodruff: State Supreme Court Candidate

Posted February 24, 2017 on www.NFLAlumni.org/news Former Steelers defensive star Dwayne Woodruff, who has served as a Common Pleas Judge in Pittsburgh since 2006, recently announced he is running for the elective office of State Supreme Court Justice in Pennsylvania. He made his announcement last week in front of  large group of supporters, including Steelers President Art Rooney and former teammate …

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June 27, 2017

Supreme Court Candidate Attends Democratic Women of Mercer County Event

Democrat Women of Mercer County The Democrat Women of Mercer County gathered for its May meeting with President Judy Hines presiding. She lauded members who walked and knocked, placed yard signs and made over 14,000 phone calls on behalf of local candidates and statewide judges leading up to the primary election. The DWMC was honored to have retired Pennsylvania Supreme …

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June 27, 2017

10 Questions: Judge and former NFL player Dwayne Woodruff pushes to achieve

Judge Dwayne D. Woodruff is all about the challenge. He challenges others, such as the juvenile offenders who come before him in the family court division of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas in Pittsburgh. He directs them to do better and volunteers for several programs to help at-risk kids succeed. Woodruff also rises to his own challenges. A …

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June 27, 2017

A life’s work that makes a Super Bowl ring pale by comparison

Verifying the spark that inflamed Dwayne Woodruff’s voracity for education isn’t simple, as there were just too many generative circumstances, too many game-changing, life-changing candidates. Still, as we talked in the lobby of the William Penn two hours after the one-time Steelers defensive back and MVP announced an uphill run for the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the judge laid out …

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February 12, 2017

Woodruff Gets Party Endorsement For High Court

By Chris Potter / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Democrats, like right-thinking Americans everywhere, can at least agree on the superiority of the 1970s-era Pittsburgh Steelers. On Saturday, state party leaders unanimously voted to endorse the Supreme Court bid of Dwayne Woodruff, an Allegheny County judge and one-time Steelers defensive standout. But it wasn’t always so easy to reach consensus …

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