Leadership Lackawanna’s New Board Members

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Leadership Lackawanna, the region’s premier community leadership and development organization, recently installed several new board members. Incoming board members will serve a three-year term.

Front row, from left: Brian Loughney, The University of Scranton; Brad Kovaleski, Penn State Worthington Scranton, and Thomas DePietro, DePietro’s Pharmacy.

Back row: Robbie Risley, Leadership Lackawanna board chair; and Nicole Morristell, Leadership Lackawanna director.


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.   

Dream Game Benefits Lackawanna Blind Association

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The Scranton Lions Club presented a check for $16,000 from the 83rd annual Lions Dream Game to Mary Lou Wascavich, Executive Director of the Lackawanna Blind Association. The money will be used to assist in funding client support services, prevention of blindness programs and the Visual Support Center.

Shown first row, from left: Ed Russo, Mary Claire Boylan, Mary Lou Wascavich, Executive Director LBA, and Bill Dempsey.

Second row: Dave Rudis, Karl Pfeiffenberger, president, and Dan Loftus.

Third row: John Mesko, Nick Parise, Bill Gnall, Joe Manley, and Kody Pasqualichio.