Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Democrat Dave DiCarlo and Republican Gene Vittone face off Nov. 8.
Two long-time attorneys will be battling on the ballot for the position of Washington County District Attorney in the Nov. 8 general election. Here's what you need to know about the candidates: Gene Vittone (R) A lifelong resident of Washington County, Vittone graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor's degree in biological sciences. He also earned his masters degrees in business administration and health administration from Pitt. Vittone has worked as an EMT-Paramedic and eventually became director of Ambulance and Chair Service in Washington County. He then graduated cum laude from Duquesne University law school. Vittone has been an assistant district attorney in Washington County for more than a decade. Professional …
Thursday, August 4, 2011
The candidate for DA said former state representative Rev. Rodger Raymond Fisher will serve as his campaign manager.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
The Committee to Elect Gene Vittone Washington County District Attorney has announced that former state representative Rev. Rodger Raymond Fisher will serve as campaign Chairman. Fisher represented the 47th legislative district in the state Legislature for 22 years until his retirement in 1988. Following his tenure there, Fisher continued to serve the community as a pastor in several Washington County Presbyterian and Lutheran churches. “It is truly and honor and a privilege to have the Rev. Fisher serve as my campaign chairman,” Vittone said in a statement. “His guidance and leadership is a tremendous asset to my campaign as we share the common values of family and safety for all residents of Washington County.” Vittone is the …
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Dave DiCarlo said he wants to bring experience and leadership to the position.
Growing up, Dave DiCarlo’s favorite book was “To Kill A Mockingbird.” “I wanted to be Atticus Finch when I grew up,” the Peters Township attorney said over coffee Tuesday – minutes after announcing his candidacy for Washington County District Attorney. “Quite simply, the current district attorney’s office is dysfunctional and is in dire need of improving its legal services to the courts and community, its administrative functions and its accountability,” said DiCarlo, who will attempt to secure the Democratic nomination for the position in the May 17 primary. “It just needs to be revamped and reorganized.” Originally from Erie, he moved to Washington County in 1992 to take a position as an assistant district attorney – what he called “the …