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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.  A proclamation was presented to the school and coach and certificates of recognition were given to every member of the team.  The Bucks were PIAA Class AA Eastern Champions, posting a 14-2 record.  The senior football players gathered with the Commissioners and head coach Jack Henzes at the ceremony.

Far left is Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley and at center are Commissioner Jim Wansacz, Coach Henzes and Commissioner Corey D. O’Brien.

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.

L-r, Commissioner Jim Wansacz, Commissioner Corey D. O’Brien, James Lane, Life Change Program Manager for Keystone Rescue Mission Alliance; Jacob Claypoole, Shelter Manager for Keystone Rescue Mission Alliance; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.

Grzyboski Train Store & Limited Edition Lackawanna County Train Recognized

Lackawanna County Commissioner Corey D. O’Brien, left, presented a proclamation to Joseph Grzyboski of Grzyboski Train Store, Moosic, in recognition of its 37 years of success and to mark the availability of the limited edition Lackawanna County train. Grzyboski is the third largest Lionel Train dealer in the world. This family-run operation caters to railroad enthusiasts, train collectors and those who enjoy train displays and demonstrations. The family was honored by Lionel with a commemorative limited edition boxcar to mark the business’s 30th anniversary.

L-r, Commissioner O’Brien, Mr. Grzyboski, Casey O’Brien, the Commissioner’s son; and Atty. Don Frederickson, the County’s Solicitor.