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Correctional treatment director running for district magistrate

Frank A. Shubeck Sr., work release/treatment director at the Carbon County Correctional Facility, is running for District Magistrate.

Shubeck, with 30 years of criminal justice experience, is running for the district magistrate judge seat for the District Court 56-3-03 in Lansford because of the retirement of District Judge Casimir T. Kosciolek.

Shubeck is a 1989 graduate of Marian Catholic High School. Shubeck also is a lifelong member of the former Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley, and a former member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Holy Name Society.

Shubeck received his Bachelor of Science in administration of justice from the Pennsylvania State University in 1993 and also interned with Carbon County Adult Probation in 1992. He has been a volunteer firefighter with New Columbus Fire Company since 1990 and captain of the fire police for the past 25 years. He also served on Nesquehoning Borough Council from 2001-2004 and was the chair of Police and Public Safety.

Shubeck has been with Carbon County Correctional Facility for the past 25 years as the work release/treatment director.

He is a Certified PA Department of Corrections Use of Force/Defensive Tactics instructor, and PA Department of Corrections Firearms instructor. He is also an NRA Law Enforcement Firearms instructor in multiple disciplines.

Shubeck has worked as a juvenile counselor and mental health caseworker for several years before his employment with Carbon County.

Shubeck is the son of Robert L. Shubeck, Carbon County Football Hall of Fame member, and the late Gloria M. Cerchiaro Shubeck. As a lifelong resident of Nesquehoning, Shubeck lives with his wife Wendy of 20 years, and son Frank Jr. His daughter Ashley resides in South Dakota with husband Jeffrey and his three grandchildren, Madilyn, Oliver and Bennett.

Shubeck will maintain utmost integrity, fairness and impartiality in the position. His unique employment with offenders provides unrivaled lifelong experience within the inner workings of the justice system.

Frank A. Shubeck Sr.