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Jeanne Hugenbruch Honored By The Commissioners

Jeanne Hugenbruch, center, Manager of the Dunmore Senior Center, received the 2015 Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Nutrition for Older Pennsylvanians from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging. She was recognized for her innovation in planning nutritionally balanced meals for the older adults who utilize the Dunmore Senior Center. The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented Ms. Hugenbruch a Certificate of Recognition for her dedication to our community’s elderly...

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Commissioners Honor Valley View Athlete

The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented a Certificate of Recognition to Ryan Wilkes, center, from Valley View High School. Mr. Wilkes won gold in the pole vault with a height of 15 feet 6 inches...

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Commissioners Honor Lakeland High School Athletes

The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented Certificates of Recognition to four track and field athletes from Lakeland High School. The quartet of runners from Lakeland captured a gold medal in the 1600 meter relay...

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“Good Works” Of St. Cats & Dogs, Inc.

Joanne Davis, inside right, founder of St. Cats & Dogs, accepts a “Good Works” certificate from the Lackawanna County Commissioners for her efforts in caring for feral and free-roaming cats and dogs. The organization’s goal is to increase public awareness of this issue by educating the community on the necessity and benefits of trapping, neutering and returning pets, especially cats, that run stray. The group provides secure and safe temporary housing and assistance for these animals at the Nay Aug Park Zoo before they are released back at the spot they were found...

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The “Good Works” Of The Lupus Foundation

The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented Cynthia Donlan, inside right, of the Lupus Foundation of Pennsylvania with a “Good Works” certificate in recognition of both the organization’s 40th anniversary and the outstanding education and research work provided by the agency. The Foundation serves over 11,000 Northeastern Pennsylvania residents. This chronic autoimmune disease affects more than 1.5 million Americans, ninety percent of which are women between the ages of 15-44...

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Lackawanna County Commissioners Honor Borrelli & Peoples

The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented a proclamation to two of our area’s most decorated and storied runners – Heidi Peoples, center, and Kevin Borrelli, inside right. The two individuals recently captured the second annual Scranton Half Marathon. Mr. Borrelli is a two-time Steamtown Marathon winner and Ms. Peoples won the race three times. The two marathoners have run numerous races along the northeast corridor and have also been involved in high school and college coaching...

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Child Abuse Prevention Month

Staff members from the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) gather with the Lackawanna County Commissioners for a proclamation designating April as “Child Abuse Prevention Month.” The CAC has been the leader in combating child abuse, neglect and exploitation by providing specialized trauma therapy, education, and advocacy services. The agency also operates a Teen Advocacy Center for youth 13-18 years old...

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Non-stop international flight out of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport to the Bahamas


The Lackawanna County Commissioners joined Airport and elected officials in announcing the first non-stop international flight out of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport to the Bahamas. Vacation packages include airfare and all-inclusive accommodations for four nights and five days starting at $977 per person…


2015 Bike Safety Fair Draws Large Crowd


The third annual Lackawanna County Commissioners Bike Safety Fair provided free helmets, instructions, giveaways and food to hundreds of area children. The event, conducted at PNC Field, featured bike safety checks, fingerprinting by the District Attorney’s Office and the bookmobile…


Commissioners Recognize Scranton Half Marathon


The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented a framed Scranton Half Marathon poster to Matt Byrne, inside left, race organizer, in recognition of the impact the event has on the community and the economy…


Commissioners “Welcome Home” Refurbished Mine Car


A treasured piece of Lackawanna County’s storied history in the mining industry was spruced-up for the future…

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