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Commissioners Recognize Tina Palochko’s “Good Works”

Tina Palochko, inside right, a Home Health Aide for Bayada Home Health Care, accepts a “Good Works” certificate from the Lackawanna County Commissioners in recognition of her recent assistance to an elderly resident. Ms. Palochko secured temporary space at a local motel for a 92 year-old woman who was displaced from her apartment. On her own time, Tina delivered meals to the woman, laundered clothes and handled several other matters for her...

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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 $2,000 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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The “Good Works” of Keystone Rescue Mission Alliance

The Keystone Rescue Mission Alliance is dedicated to serving the spiritual and physical needs of people in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The agency’s “Life Change Program” assists people who are dealing with crisis situations, homelessness, alcoholism, abuse and release from prison. The Mission provides hot meals five evenings a week, distributes adult clothing, hygiene products, non-perishable food and miscellaneous items for children. The organization also manages the Bethel AME cold weather shelter in Scranton. The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented a “Good Works” certificate to members of Keystone’s staff and Board...

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“The “Good Works” Of Frankie’s Voice Committee

The Lackawanna County Commissioners recognized the outstanding civic service of Frankie’s Voice Committee, a group established to honor the memory of Dunmore native Frank Bonacci, Jr., who was tragically killed on July 20, 2013. The “Good Works” of the committee included the “Frankie’s Voice Bandana 5K run/walk this July and “Christmas in the Park,” a party at Nay Aug with candy, music, hot chocolate and a visit from Santa. Proceeds from the fund raisers benefit Marley’s Mission, Children’s Advocacy Center and Frankie’s Voice...

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Lackawanna County’s 911 Staff Members Earn Emergency Certification

Three members of the Lackawanna County Public Safety Center’s emergency management staff were recognized by the Commissioners and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) for successfully completing the basic certification training requirement for their emergency management positions. This career development program provided the three men with vital information and readiness training for disasters and emergencies...

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Housing Assistance “Good Works” By NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania

The Lackawanna County Commissioners recognized the “Good Works” of NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania for its dedication to improving lives and strengthening neighborhoods through home ownership. The organization offers home repair assistance, pre-purchase counseling, homebuyer education, foreclosure prevention services and financing to modest income homebuyers. NeighborWorks also provides a variety of home repair and general services to the elderly...

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Teaman Recognized For Providing “Good Works” To The Dickson Family

Steve Teaman, center, owner of Teaman Textured Concrete, accepts a “Good Works” certificate in recognition of his participation in constructing new sidewalks for the family of Corporal Bryon Dickson II. When the tragedy struck, several firms joined forces to complete the project free of charge for the Dickson family. The businesses that participated in this “Good Works” were: Kingdom Products, Stroup Concrete, Teaman Textured Concrete, Home Depot, Gardecki Masonry, Fiscus & Lewis Masonry, and M.E.M Inc...

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Lackawanna County Commissioners Recognize Dunmore Football Team

The Lackawanna County Commissioners honored the Dunmore Bucks football team at the school in recognition of their outstanding 2014 season…

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Gerrity Park Secures County Funding For Upgrades

As State and City of Scranton officials look on, the Lackawanna County Commissioners presented a $15,000 Lackawanna County Community Re-Invest Program check to the North Scranton Neighborhood Association for improvements to Gerrity Park. The funding will be used to cover the costs of play equipment, a storage facility, fencing and sidewalk improvements to meet ADA regulations…

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The Lackawanna County Commissioners gathered with family members at a sign dedication to Gino J. Merli and Joseph R. Sarnoski at the County park in Greenfield Township that bears their name…


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