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County Fishing Derby At Merli-Sarnoski Park

The 25th annual Lackawanna County fishing derby at Merli-Sarnoski Park, Carbondale, is set for Saturday, September 23, from 11 AM to 1 PM. The event is limited to the first 250 children, ages 4 -12, and costs $5 to register. Sign-up information is are available from the County’s Parks & Recreation office at (570) 963-6764.

L-r, William Davis, the County’s Deputy Director of Parks & Recreation; Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, and Mark Dougher, the County’s Parks & Recreation’s Buildings & Grounds Manager.

Lackawanna County Cross Country Invitational Set

The annual Lackawanna County Commissioners Cross Country Invitational Race will be held on Saturday, September 9, from 9 AM to noon at McDade Park, Scranton, featuring high school athletes from a tri-state area. The top 25 finishers in the boys and girls junior high categories along with the girls and boys varsity divisions will also be recognized. Winning teams in each of the race categories will also be honored. Information on the meet is available from the County’s Parks & Recreation Department at 570-963-6764.

L-r, William Davis, the County’s Deputy Director of Parks & Recreation; Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, and Mark Dougher, the County’s Parks & Recreation’s Buildings & Grounds Manager.

Youth Tennis Tournament Winners

Lackawanna County officials presented trophies to the 11-13 year-old division winners from the annual Tennis Tournament held in mid-August at McDade Park. The youth in the tourney participate in the County’s tennis clinics held during the Summer at various community venues.

L-r, Greg Gianacopoulos, Tennis Clinic Supervisor; Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley; Avianna Santarelli, Mia Machelli and Ava Sherman, tournament division champions; William Davis, the County’s Deputy Director for Parks & Recreation; and Elisabeth Padula, Tennis Clinic Instructor.