Young Fishers Throw a Line in Annual Fishing Derby

Lackawanna County Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley and members of the Parks & Recreation staff presented trophies to the winners in the 9 – 12 age category at the 25th annual fishing derby held recently at McDade Park.  Over 70 children participated in the event.

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Front row, from left: Kaylana Howey, first to the limit; Gina Abbatiello, fifth place largest fish caught; Olivia Van Levender, second place largest fish caught; Holden Cravetts, first place largest fish caught; and Aiden Van Levender, fourth place largest fish caught and first fish caught.  

Back row: William Davis, the County’s Deputy Director for Parks & Recreation; Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Mark Dougher, the County’s Parks & Recreation’s Buildings & Grounds Manager; and Andy Kudzinowski, Kenny White and Bernie Pritchyk, Parks & Recreation staff.      

 

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Shown from left: Mark Dougher, the County’s Parks & Recreation’s Buildings & Grounds Manager; Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Moriah Silverman, fourth and fifth place largest fish caught; William Vassel, first place largest fish caught; Cecelia Cravetts, third place largest fish caught; Michael Trombly, first fish caught and second place largest fish caught with Mason Trombly; Alex Hapstak, first to the limit; William Davis, the County’s Deputy Director for Parks & Recreation; and Andy Kudzinowski, Parks & Recreation staff.      

 

 

 

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