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Mary Keller Named Juvenile Detention Director

Lackawanna County officials welcome Mary Keller, center, as the new Director of the Juvenile Detention Center...

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Msgr. Joseph G. Quinn Honored As LHV Founder

Msgr. Joseph G. Quinn, inside left, was presented with a proclamation for his role as the Founding Chairman of the Lackawanna Heritage Valley (LHV)...

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Electric City Escape Small Business Spotlight

Electric City Escape, an escape room experience located in downtown Scranton, was the small business spotlighted at the September 7 Lackawanna County Commissioners meeting...

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“Good Works” For S.T.A.R.S Attendance Community Campaign

Daily school attendance is vitally important to the overall growth of children. So much so, the Lackawanna County Office of Youth & Family Services (OYFS) has joined forces with the United Way of Lackawanna & Wayne Counties to assist students and their families with attendance and neglect issues...

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Harvest Catering & Events Small Business Spotlight

Harvest Catering & Events, a local caterer and event planning service in Dunmore, was the small business spotlighted at the August 24 Lackawanna County Commissioners meeting...

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Joe Sylvester Recognized By Lackawanna County Commissioners

The Lackawanna County Commissioners honored Army veteran and military advocate Joe Sylvester, inside left, with a Certificate of Recognition for his recent citation...

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“Good Works” By LaFesta

The LaFesta Italiana Committee was honored by the Lackawanna County Commissioners for its role in organizing the annual three-day September festival, bringing in thousands of visitors, and offering fine food, music and old-world traditions for our community...


Notice is hereby given that the Lackawanna County Board of Commissioners’ meetings originally scheduled to be held at 10am in the Commissioners Conference Room, Sixth Floor, County Administration Building, 200 Adams on September 21, 2016 and November 2, 2016 have been relocated to the following:

September 21: 7pm, at the Old Forge Borough Building, 310 S. Main Street, Old Forge PA

November 2: 7pm, at the Covington Township Building, 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township PA

Andrew M. Wallace, Chief of Staff
Lackawanna County Board Of Commissioners


LaFesta Committee Honors The Commissioners

September 29th, 2016
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Do you know an artist, artisan or other creative type who would like to open their own shop in downtown Scranton! Have them consider The Kick Start Art Challenge a program sponsored by the Renaissance at 500 Lackawanna Ave. and the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center. (SBDC)


2016 Senior Health Fair

Engine No. 9

Arts and Culture Panel

Commissioners Support Lackawanna College Health Initiative

The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented a $65,000 check to Lackawanna College officials for the development of the school’s occupational therapist assistant program…


Director Flinn Encourages Citizens to have a Severe Weather Preparedness Plan

Start of Spring Brings Greater Risk of Flooding in Pennsylvania

DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn Urges Caution to Prevent Wildfires

Insurance Commissioner Announces Private Market Flood Insurance Is Available to Many Pennsylvania Homeowners

Governor Wolf, State Officials Provide Update on Winter Storm Preparations, Resident Safety

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

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

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