County Fishing Derby

The Lackawanna County Commissioners and the parks & recreation department finalize plans for the 23rd annual fishing derby at McDade Park on Saturday, May 9. The event is limited to the first 250 children and costs $5 to register. There are two tiers of fishing times – 11 am to 12:45 pm for kids 4 – 8 years old; and 1:15 pm – 3 pm for those 9 – 12. Call the park office for details (570) 963-6764.

L-r, Johnny DeNunzio, parks & recreation staff; Commissioner Jim Wansacz, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley; and William Davis, deputy director for the parks & recreation department.

Lackawanna County Commissioners Bike Safety Fair

Lackawanna County officials display the helmets that will be given away at the third annual Bike Safety Fair scheduled for Saturday, April 25, at PNC Field, Moosic, from 11 AM to 1 PM. Three hundred helmets will be provided free-of-charge to the youngsters who participate in a brief bike safety talk. The event will also feature a bike rodeo, bike safety checks, free refreshments, the Bookmobile, and plenty of other fun activities.

L-r, Commissioner Jim Wansacz, William Davis, deputy director for parks & recreation; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.