The Lackawanna County Commissioners honored University of Scranton history professor Dr. Michael DeMichele, third from left, for his 50 years of service to the school. Dr. DeMichele has authored several articles that were printed in various history and social studies journals. He published a book on the Italian Experience in America and has been recognized by numerous associations for teaching excellence.
Shown from left: Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Andrew Wallace, County Chief of Staff and former Dr. DeMichele student; Dr. DeMichele and wife, Rosemary; Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Atty. Donald Frederickson and Atty. John Cerra, County Solicitors and former Dr. DeMichele students; and Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings.