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Commissioners Honor Jimmy Brozzetti

The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented a proclamation to Jimmy Brozzetti, Dunmore, for his unselfish and life-long commitment to helping children and area youth organizations. An avid New York Yankees fan, Mr. Brozzetti has worked with the team to coordinate several fundraisers to support area service organizations involved in improving the quality of life of our County’s youngsters. He was a driving force in the Legends Game at PNC Field, the KRW Foundation’s “Party With The Pros,” and the development of Strawberry Field in Peckville...

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Senior Health Fair Supports Meals On Wheels Program

The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented officials from Meals on Wheels of Northeastern Pennsylvania a $3,000 check, which represents a portion of the proceeds from the recent Senior Health Fair. The funds will be used for operations and the preparation and delivery of meals to the homebound of our community...

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Commissioners Designate November As National Hospice & Palliative Care Month

Hospice programs throughout our community have provided compassion, comfort and comprehensive services to families and their loved ones during the end-of-life journey. What began with the generosity of volunteers has grown to include physicians, nurses, medical social workers, counselors and the latest care techniques to aid terminally ill patients and their family members...

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“Good Works” Done By The Deutsch Institute

The Lackawanna County Commissioners provided a “Good Works” certificate to The Deutsch Institute In recognition of the agency’s work in providing recreation and wellness programs to individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities. The organization, established in 1979, serves Lackawanna, Luzerne, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming Counties. The Institute participates in cooperative ventures and programs with other social service agencies as a means of improving the health and well-being of its clients...

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SLHDA Honored For 50th Anniversary

The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented a proclamation to representatives from the Scranton Lackawanna Human Development Agency (SLHDA) in recognition of the organization’s 50th anniversary. Established in 1965, SLHDA has been at the forefront of serving the economically disadvantaged in our community. The agency offers a variety of programs in employment, training, education and child care and provides crisis assistance, surplus food distribution and weatherization and home upgrade services...

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October Is United Way Month In Lackawanna County

Jeanne Hugenbruch, center, Manager of the Dunmore Senior Center, received the 2015 The Lackawanna County Commissioners have designated October as United Way month. The United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties is conducting its annual campaign to fund vital self help, education and wellness programs to assist youth, the elderly, the disadvantaged and families to gain access to necessary services...

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Child Passenger Safety Week

Road injuries are the leading cause of deaths and injuries to children in our country. Child safety seats save lives and reduce the risk of death by nearly 71 percent. Over the years, Lackawanna County has worked with area law enforcement personnel to educate parents on the proper use and installation of car seats and to provide them with other vital data for keeping their children safe in a vehicle. The Lackawanna County Commissioners proclaimed September 13-19 “Child Passenger Week and National Seat Belt Saturday...

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Certified Election Results November 3, 2015


Celebrate the Holidays with Santa on the Trolley

November 25th, 2015
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Official Opening of the Nick Staback Veterans Fishing Pier

The Lackawanna County Commissioners joined officials from the Aylesworth Creek Reservoir Park Authority and Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area to celebrate the official opening of the Nick Staback Veterans Fishing Pier at Archbald Borough Gravity Slope Recreation Park…

Commissioners Support The “Original Coney Island”

The “Original Coney Island” was a recipient of a $7,507.50 Lackawanna County Small Business Administration (SBA) fee waiver check, which was utilized for purchasing an existing restaurant, creating three new jobs and retaining 15 current employees…

Allegiant Flight to Tampa

Lackawanna County Commissioners joined Airport and elected officials in announcing Allegiant’s new low-cost, non-stop flights from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to Tampa, Florida beginning November 6, 2015. In celebration of the flight addition, Allegiant is offering fares as low as $49…

Veterans Appreciation Room Dedicated At The Airport

The Lackawanna County Commissioners and officials from Luzerne County and the Wilkes Barre/Scranton International Airport join with veterans to mark the July 23 opening of the Military Appreciation Room at the terminal….


ARTS Engage! April 8, 2013

Wireless Initiative AD


State Fire and Insurance Commissioners Urge Pennsylvanians to Make Safety a Priority This Thanksgiving

Motorists Encouraged to Take Steps for Safer Thanksgiving Winter Travel

PEMA Urges Citizens to Utilize Free Smartphone App to Prepare for Emergencies

Fit-N-Fun Programs and Services from The Wright Center

Insurance Department Recommends Homeowners Make Sure Their Coverage Is Ready for Severe Weather, Offers Tips on Filing Claims

PennDOT to Launch ‘Pothole Blitz’ on Regional Roadways Following Challenging Winter

Pennsylvania Insurance Department Urges Property Owners to Consider Flood Insurance& Provides Tips to Cut Premiums

2015 Lackawanna County Conservation District Seedling Sale

Governor Wolf Urges Pennsylvanians to Stay Safe in Cold Weather

2015 Notice of Judicial Sale

Pet Owners Encouraged to Take Precautions to Protect Pets in Winter Weather

Preparation, Flexibility Urged Ahead of Potential Storm during Holiday Travel Period

Penn State Extension and Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health resources help consumers navigate Health Insurance Marketplace

DEP Reminds Citizens of Important Autumn Advisories

Tornado Safety 2014

Governor Corbett Signs Disaster Emergency Proclamation

Dialing 9-1-1 on an Old Cellphone Not Child’s Play

New, Increased Weight Restrictions Coming to about 1,000 Bridges

Penn State Extension – Library Express

Lackawanna County Offers On-Line Tax Certification Processing

Emergency Assistance from the Pennsylvania Veterans Foundation

New One Bin Recycling Format For Paper Fiber

Environmental Alert Involving Electronics

Pennsylvania Yellow Dot Program

PennDot Emergency Contact Information System