Commissioners Recognized for Supporting County Disability Fair

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The Lackawanna County Commissioners were honored by the County’s Disability Fair Committee for their generous support of the group’s inaugural expo held in October.

The Commissioners provided seed money for the fair’s start-up and administration. Committee members presented the Commissioners with a shirt from the event.

Shown from left: Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Keith Williams, committee; Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, and Bobby Walsh, committee.

 

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Lackawanna River in the Running for “River of the Year”

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The Lackawanna River has been nominated for the 2018 Pennsylvania River of the Year Award.  The Lackawanna County Commissioners helped to spread the word about the campaign with remarks by Bernie McGurl, inside left, Executive Director of the Lackawanna River Corridor, at their recent meeting.

Interested parties can vote for the Lackawanna River by visiting the County’s website www.lackawannacounty.org.

Shown from left: Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Mr. McGurl, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley and Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings.  

 

Lackawanna County Italian Flag Raising

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Members of Keystone Chapter UNICO National participated in the Lackawanna County Italian Flag Raising, in conjunction with recognizing Christopher Columbus as the discoverer of America and recognizing October as being Italian Heritage and Culture Month.

Commissioner Pat O’Malley read the proclamation recognizing the contributions of Christopher Columbus and the many Italian Americans through the years and throughout our county.

The proclamation was signed by Lackawanna County Commissioners Pat O’Malley, Laureen Cummings and Jerry Notarianni.  Each Italian American Organization present received a copy of the Proclamation.

Pictured at the Lackawanna County Italian Flag Raising from left are Mark McDade, Carmen Scrimalli, Rocco Mack, James Mack, Anthony Mack, Michele McDade, Tom Carlucci, Dunmore Councilwoman Carol Scrimalli, Ann Summa, Mary Rinaldi, Theresa LaNunziata, Chapter President Cathy Gerard, Keystone Board Chairwoman Cathy Bianchi, Marisa Scalese, Marilyn Vitali, Tess and Ray Tropeano, all Keystone Chapter UNICO members, and Lackawanna County Commissioner Pat O’Malley.

Countywide Employee Dress Down Day Benefits Hurricane Relief

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The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented the Northeastern Pennsylvania American Red Cross office with a check to help the areas hit hard by the recent wave of hurricanes.  Over $1,400 was raised through a countywide employee dress-down day conducted recently.

Shown from left are:  Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, William Goldsworthy, Red Cross Executive Director; Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, and Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings.