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...
“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...
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...
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...
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...
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. The Lackawanna County Commissioners recognized the impact hospice care has for the residents and proclaimed November “National Hospice & Palliative Care Month.”
Multiple Businesses Provide “Good Works” To The Dickson Family
Prior to being killed in the line of duty, Corporal Bryon Dickson II and his wife started a sidewalk replacement project at their home. Corporal Dickson visited several businesses for advice on materials and how to undertake the venture. When the tragedy struck, Bart Sacco partnered with Trooper James Stroup, Sr. and other firms 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....