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.

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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.   

Inaugual Disability Fair at Viewmont Mall

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The Lackawanna County Commissioners provided $5,000 in seed money to help underwrite the inaugural Disability Fair held recently at the Viewmont Mall.  The expo is designed to educate the public about the services, business groups and organizations that provide assistance to individuals with disabilities.

The Disability Fair committee members and the Commissioners are, from left: Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Kiel Eigen, Bobby Walsh, Marcy McNamara, and Keith Williams, Committee; Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, and Joe Salva and CC Mailen, Committee.

 

Area Eatery Recognized by County Commissioners

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Brunetti’s Pizza, a Green Ridge-based deli, was the small business spotlighted at a recent Lackawanna County Commissioners meeting.  This family-owned operation has been preparing great food for nearly 60 years.

Renowned for its pizza and sandwiches, Brunetti’s has served the area for three generations by offering its award-winning chili, hoagies, salads, homemade soups and spreads, party platters and specialty burgers.

Shown from left are:  Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Therese, Ann and Mike Brunetti, owners, and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.