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Robert Durkin Recognized For United Nations Day Service

Lackawanna County Commissioner Jim Wansacz, right, presents a proclamation to Robert F. Durkin, President of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, for his service as Chairman of the United Nations Day celebration. The UN was established 69 years ago and annually Northeastern Pennsylvania officials gather to recognize the organization’s commitment to building world peace and social equality and preserving the sanctity of human rights.

Festival of Trees!

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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.

L-r, Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright, State Representative Marty Flynn, Commissioner Corey D. O’Brien, Michael Grogan, William Gerrity, Marylouise Grogan, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, George Kelly, the County’s Director of Economic Development; and Commissioner Jim Wansacz.